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 Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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 Washington D.C. - A foreclosure is the last thing a homeowner wants but banks will initiate the process if the mortgage turns into or is about to become a bad debt. Banks can expedite the foreclosure process if they find a homeowner to be incapable of catching up on the pending installments. It ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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API or application programming interface is an IDX technology used to transfer property listing data from an MLS to an agent website. Long used in non-real estate contexts, API has been gaining wider acceptance within industry since the introduction of the RESO Web API standard in 2016.The role o...

By Judy Orr, SW & Near West Chicago suburbs
(HomeSmart Realty Group)
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UPDATE:  I've once again switched up my websites (I'll be writing another post about it - it's brutal)!  I changed the link to the new domain on my Zillowpress website. I never thought I'd be writing this post.  I've never had anything good to say about Zillow.  But I wanted to create hyper-local...

By Rick Frissell, aka "The Red Baron of Real Estate"
(HomeXpress Realty)
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The Agent That Came Out From The Cold She had been a real estate agent for many years.  As a matter of fact, you could say her validation had been earned long ago.  She had badges that included CRS, GRI, CRE and others.  She began before there was a WWW.  But now, she was on a mission ... crack t...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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Columbia, Maryland - Selling a home can be challenging for even the finest Columbia MD homes for sale. If the home is also dealing with a certain degree of structural damage, the challenges can increase tenfold. The Columbia real estate market is currently such that even the best properties in th...

By Wade Micoley, CEO/Founder of RealtyHive
(RealtyHive)
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As a decades-long successful real estate broker, I know how hard it can be for agents who are just starting out. While having a strong network makes starting your busines  a little easier, it always helps to have a few good tools up your sleeve. We all know that time is money, but for real estate...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Our next Farmers Market  video will feature a few words from vendors and shoppers. It will better tell a story - AND help make connections.  YouTube Thursdays - Community Videos!      Last week, we featured an example of a neighborhood video with a reusable (generic-agent) open and close. It make...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~You have worked hard at establishing and refining your Facebook marketing tactics to ensure real estate consumers are finding and engaging with you. They are now asking for assistance with their buying and/or selling needs. Now what? Here are key things you should be do...

By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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 I read these on Mashable yesterday, Monday Morning, and knew I had to spread the word. Tech Failures As you can imagine, with 25 years of "virtual" experience under my belt, I pay close attention to all technology; Big companies like Apple ad Microsoft and smaller up and coming companies that ha...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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Being a real estate agent can be quite time-consuming. Keeping all the necessary data consistent, making sure nothing gets missed when it comes to everyday operations and scheduling business efforts can be a lot to handle. However, when the right tools are in place, it does not have to be like th...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 10
If you are new to having and managing a website, you are probably wondering what this whole, “SEO,” thing is about. If you are a veteran, you can still benefit from keeping up with the frequently changing guidelines and ranking terms.Your SEO may not determine the success of your real estate busi...

By Gina Chirico, Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey
(Lattimer Realty)
Comments 8
Customize Your iPhone Email SignatureBy customize your iPhone email signature I don't mean removing "sent from my iPhone" or adding your name before it so it looks like something like this: I'm talking about customing your iPhone  email signature with the same or similar signature you use from yo...

By John Mosier, Prescott's Patriot Agent 928 533-8142
(Realty ONE Group Mountain Desert)
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I am excited to learn of an application that will allow me to run my Google Pixel XL phone from a screen on my desktop. The application is called Vysor and will work with other smartphones as well.I plan to use this function to do training on smartphone apps. Your mouse on the desktop as well as ...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
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I just found an email about an ActiveRain webinar scheduled for next Tuesday on my favorite CRM - IxactContact.  My strong recommendation?  Check it out - if you don't already use it.!Last year, I realized that I needed a CRM for grown ups. I'd been using a patchwork combination of MAC applicatio...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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Guest Post By Jennifer Karami of RedfinDespite a softening market, technology will continue to radically transform the real estate industry in 2019 and beyond. This year, as home buyers continue to scrap for top dollar offers, a new trend has emerged into the national spotlight. Armed with advant...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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If you haven't filed your taxes yet, you have one week from today to do so! And to ensure you don't miss a deductible expense, we have created this real estate tax deductions checlist for you to use as you review last year's expenses! Click below to download://  

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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IXACT Contact is very excited to announce the release of “Keep in Touch Coach”, another powerful Keep in Touch feature to help you stay top-of-mind with everyone in your Business Pipeline.Your very own personal assistant, your “Keep in Touch Coach” is a new Dashboard widget that will automaticall...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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Baltimore MD - Dependable Homebuyers, one of the fastest growing and most forward-thinking home buying companies in Baltimore, is proud to announce that they have implemented the latest part of their marketing strategy by becoming actively involved on the ActiveRain Social Network.  The locally o...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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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...
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