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 Judy Orr, SW & Near West Chicago suburbs
(HomeSmart Realty Group)
Comments 13
I learned about Websitebox here on Active Rain and joined the contest to win a free website.  I didn't win and purchased a website for $99.00 and the blog module for an additional $99.00.  I used it for 29 days and ended up canceling on the 30th.  They promptly returned my money. Why Did I Cancel...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 37
Video Recording and Editing Apps for cell phones. The quality of cameras in our smart-phones has come a long way, baby. And since we generally have our cellphones with us, we are lucky to have such a great tech tool on-board. Especially for those unexpected moments when we stop to capture a sunse...

By Ray Stockwell, Director of Marketing
(ZipperAgent)
Comments 0
CRM for Real Estate is a pretty dry topic, but I’ll try to make this blog interesting.  It all starts with me going to an appointment at my Health Maintenance Organization (HMO).Yesterday I had an appointment with my audiologist.  While having a routine examination, it was determined that one of ...

By David Sekunda, Broker/Owner
(HouseKey Real Estate LLC)
Comments 2
Do NOT sign the Dotloop agreement before understanding once you do they will not let you out, even after your initial year if you do not call and cancel first. I am a small Midwest broker with a limited amount of agents; I was talked into trying Dotloop because I had some interest from a couple o...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 0
We always say that the truth about realtors is that they have to be in the know all the time. And believe me, it is not just about the properties and leads that realtors have to deal with. But rather, it has a lot to do with being tech-savvy. In fact, the real estate industry is so rich and dynam...

By John Brave
(Global)
Comments 0
If you are purchasing a residence, choosing a property agent may be one of the most important choice you make. An excellent real estate agent can assist guarantee that you are alerted of homes that fulfill all your criteria. An excellent representative will certainly likewise address your inquiri...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
Comments 0
  After 32 years in this business and 20 years of selling and coaching people on CRM, I’ve found that there are some consistent reasons why people don’t stick with their CRM. Here is the first and most important reason of five. First and foremost is that you need to make it a habit. That’s the pa...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 13
My sign got featured in a Real Estate story on theClose.comAnother Realtor emailed me about the sign in this story, and I had no idea what they were talking about, so... went to the website to see what the big deal was.Funny thing though - the picture is a post from Instagram a few years ago, at ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 9
A very interesting collection of suggestions...!  Nothing to lose by trying something new.. ! IFTTT (or If This Then That) is a free Internet tool to get unrelated apps and websites to talk to one another. IFT745TT works by connecting two apps and designating triggers. Whenever an event occurs in...

By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
Comments 9
Thank you Morgan Taylor for your original blog. More and more leads are shopping for homes the web. This has led more and more real estate agents to build IDX real estate websites and market online. The influx of activity has led to competition. It’s no longer enough to simply have an IDX real es...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 0
There are such a significant number of new companies set up over the last couple of years. Some have had colossal achievement while others are failed. A couple of years prior, it was difficult to begin a business. In any case, this condition has changed. Anybody, who has good internet and compute...

By John Brave
(Global)
Comments 0
The internet of things may be define as those internet connections which are interconnected with all the devices by embedded sensors of vast world that are able to provided all the information in the form of data. Infact, some are controlled by the internet connection some cases. Some of the exam...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 0
Page speeds are hugely important for an online business. The longer your leads wait, the less likely they will stick around. Here are some statistics demonstrating this point: 53% of mobile users leave a site that takes more than 3 seconds to load 39% of consumers stop engaging with a site if ima...

By Emmary Simpson, Serving Las Cruces, NM
(Las Cruces Homes and Land)
Comments 4
My post yesterday, Dear New REALTORS, generated some emails to me. As a friend send me, "Ok, Miss Smarty Pants, what do you recommend?" I don't have a lot of programs and apps that I use. I'm pretty lucky in that the brokerage I'm with provides a lot of tools like buyer and listing presentation p...

By Jill Watts, A Luxury Experience at Every Price Point!
(Realty Pro, Inc.)
Comments 3
 BRENT  HEBERLEIN  REAL  ESTATE  PHOTOGRAPHY ANDDRONE SPECIALIST   I am happy to say that I used drone photography for the first time on one of my listings.  WOW! I was so impressed with the photography methods of the drone and all that it can do.  It made my listing stand out and showed the prop...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 32
My blog has been doing very well.  And, I mean very well...as in generating a very full time income.  (In fact, for many it would be 2 full time incomes). My goal is to keep growing. So, I keep trying to learn and grow and diversify.  I've been taking a bunch of steps lately to do that (including...

By Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876
(Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty)
Comments 42
This 'rent calculation' card was why I bought my first home back in 1985.When anyone sees how much they spend in rent, it's depressing and alarming to see how much it adds up to over time. In my scenario, I was spending $850.00 per month to live in a 2 bdrm Condominium in Martinez, CA. I rented t...
When a person is traveling, then there are a lot of things which you have to take care of and consideration for making things comfortable. The most important aspect of traveling is to past the airport. Some people are choosing the buses, trains and some other transport which is interesting and th...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 3
Silent Movie Maui - walking the dog on the beach with VintagioJust having a little fun with some iPad video editing effects.  Did you know you can take some perfectly good video snippets and compose them into a little movie with an old fashioned feel?  Vintagio is an app that can do that for you....

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 4
IFTTT (or If This Then That) is a free Internet tool to get unrelated apps and websites to talk to one another. IFT745TT works by connecting two apps and designating triggers. Whenever an event occurs in one app, a second event automatically occurs in another.It’s a fantastic service that has led...