Real Estate Technology & Tools

Who do you typically turn to first when considering the purchase of a new piece of technology for your real estate business? If you're like a lot of agents, you'll pick the brains of other agents to find out what works and what's not worth your money.


But the choices – there are so many of them! When you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, grab a cup of coffee and dig into the following pages. Let your colleagues walk you through those choices and help you decide on how and where to spend your money.


Feel free to check back daily because we add hundreds of new posts every day. This is the place to find everything an agent needs to know about tech and tools to help you run a lean, mean real estate machine.

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By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 49
It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '87 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states).I had taken over a very large luxury home and we were discussing the details of the plans on site when out of nowhere......this older, saggi...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Instagram is just one of the other social media portals operating out on the Web today. It is a vital platform where you are being able to share your photos both publicly and privately.  Now, if you plan on reaching out to your wider audience, it is imperative for you to start collecting authenti...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 2
RESO Web API works by providing a standardized interface to MLS databases, allowing IDX applications and websites to query listings in real time and return them in a user’s search results.Still unsure of what that means? Don’t worry. We’ll unpack it piece by piece.Let’s start with the basics.What...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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If you are looking for a new IDX website solution, consider Realtyna for your one-stop-shop. Own your website and pay our unique one-time fees. Now, with a special Cyber Monday discount. And Tuesday- back to regular posts!  

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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Here are ten essential things every Agent needs to do to ensure they have a successful business. Enjoy! 1. Continue to provide value to past clients The relationship with a client shouldn’t end once the transaction is over. If you want to get referrals and repeat business, you need to continue t...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 4
Here are ten essential things every Agent needs to do to ensure they have a successful business. Enjoy!1. Continue to provide value to past clientsThe relationship with a client shouldn’t end once the transaction is over. If you want to get referrals and repeat business, you need to continue to s...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 36
The beautiful ochre and stone houses that dot the Italian countryside sit by themselves on acres of green fertile fields and cypress trees.  The same building techniques are used for houses in the towns and villages.  Thick stone walls hold up wood beamed roofs and ceilings.  Stucco is the favori...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 26
Inspirational Thoughts for 10/24/18by Patricia Feager  EXPECTATIONS"Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations." Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality." --- Ralph Marston. PLANTING IN ...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 37
 A Houston client with ties to Vietnam bought a shell building and asked for an interior and exterior design.I was familiar with this type of construction when I lived in Izmir and Ankara Turkey.  And it is the typical concrete frame with brick infill that you see all around southern Europe as we...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 2
As a real estate agent working non-traditional hours and going above and beyond to help your clients buy or sell their home, find a work/life balance can be nearly impossible. But if you don’t find time to recharge, your clients won’t be getting the best you anyway. Believe it or not, a great rea...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 6
Here are two new videos of Traditional/Classical architectural designs that seem to work very well with Marti Garaughty's inspirational music.  The video was made using animoto.  The previous video was paired with Contemporary Houses but I think the transcendental composition works best with the ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 17
My daughter is out of country. Bad girl, she has not sent  me e-mail or send me text message for couple days. OK, not couple, just two days, but for me was an eternity. I was upset. Was waiting, was waiting... Gosh, how long Mom can wait? I remember, she mentioned, to download http://www.whatsapp...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
Comments 15
In this Article, we will cover: What is a real estate Blog? Why do we Blog for Real estate? Where to Blog for Real Estate How to Blog for Real Estate 365 Real Estate Blog Topics WHAT IS A REAL ESTATE BLOG?Blogging is a strategy built around content marketing. In the old days, blogging was a diges...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Real Estate One)
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Let's talk a litte about guest posting and why it is so important for you and your website.  As everybody knows backlinks to your website are important.  It does not matter if it is a static website or a blog website.  Links to your website matter.  Of course backlinks from high ranking sites are...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 18
I have my Android almost a year. Couple days ago I took a picture on my Android phone. Never even thought the pictures will be large and clear. I have to say, the picture was not bad - it is large and you can see it. 1st picture is original, 2nd I made smaller, just Jade Beacn and Jade Ocean. I w...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 3
Google Analytics is a powerful tool for real estate agents. It can help you learn about your leads and how they interact with your IDX Site. Ultimately, this can help you generate more leads and convert more sales.WHAT IS GOOGLE ANALYTICS?Google Analytics is a free tool designed to help you analy...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 6
Another winning post by a champion marketer....read and learn...this is a powerful post with rich content.... thanks, John Henry..... It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '8 7 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states). I ha...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 3
It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '87 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states). I had taken over a very large luxury home and we were discussing the details of the plans on site when out of nowhere... ...this older car...

By Corinne Guest, Barrington Home Buyer Advocate
(Barrington Realty Company)
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Last week I gave you GTMetrix.com, a place to see what your website speed load is scored at and actually how fast your home page loads. I like that a lot of you went and tested it. Now let's talk about the rest of your website.Most of you, me included, will have entered your domain name. But like...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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How to use Active Rain for SEO| (From a guy that uses it effectively)  I've been on Active rain for seven months. One of the things I have noticed is even EXPERIENCED bloggers are not using Active Rain for backlinking as effectively as they could be and inexperienced bloggers don't seem to be usi...