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.)
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The issue here is what is real and what is not.  George Washington built his venerated house on Mt. Vernon in 1796.But, for many who do not know this: he faked a few things.  And some of what was 'counterfeited' endured for over 200 years.Examine this photograph of his house:Do you notice the sto...

By Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work
(The Pamela Madore Group)
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Pamela Madore Keller Williams Amarillo 806-290-1920 New Keller Williams Realty Technology Is On  Its Way To You There are a thousand new technology happenings behind the scenes in our massive technology department.  All of these things are designed for you--the consumer to make your real estate t...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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Building an IDX site can have a huge impact on your business and personal life. It’s an essential step to boost your online presence and generate leads. But what systems and technologies should you choose?In this article we will break down the main IDX technologies available on the market and com...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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While I dislike dealing with passwords, I now password-protect just about everything. In fact, I just discovered yesterday that my website has protocols that only 30% of the other websites have, which caused my VPN to block it. The company that hosts my website is fairly advanced. So the hosting ...

By LEONORA PRINCE CCIM, Purveryors of Fine Homes and Estates
(Tomlinson Sotheby's International Realty)
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  Our Little Town Embraces Winter 2018 It's snowing today! The first snow of the season!Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas! After 20 years of "Santa on a Surfboard", I'm so excited to see snow.Ask me how I feel in about three months LOL!Get out the skiis' snowmobiles, snow-shoes (oh yeah,...

By David J. Caracausa, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SRES, CRE
(The Premier Properties Group)
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Technology, Strategy, and CostsIn this article, we will talk about some of the new high-tech ways to protect your construction site from theft or other types of capital loss. Outdoor job sites or construction projects left unattended can be a very costly mistake. With that in mind, we want to be ...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Most people carry their phones everywhere with them. So it’s a scary thought to think that people’s phones might be used to spy on them. And it’s not just paranoid thinking either. A recent Instagram photo of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed tape over his laptop camera in the background. It ...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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  For some reason, we are missing an important embed option in our YouTube Channel. It's the ability to opt out of showing suggested videos, from other YouTube members, at the end of our own video. It's a frustrating issue and so far, I (Debb), haven't been able to pinpoint the reason. We have tr...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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If you think you might want a boutique web that offers another dimension of your business, and:A.  Perhaps your old web is not working well and not up to dateB.  You want to have a new updated look and additional functionalityC.  You want full control of your web at all timesD.  A new web will of...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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In recent times, mobile phones have become much more than mere communications devices. People now use them to send e-mails, check the news, the weather forecast, and even access their bank accounts. To transmit data to and from the device, it needs to be connected to a wireless network, which may...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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If some civil engineers had their way, we could construct skyscrapers in less than a month. Oh, wait— it has already been done . In 2012, a Chinese entrepreneur erected a 328-foot building in 15 days using prefabricated panels.Outside China, few governments allow buildings to be constructed witho...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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   I was reading an article today in the La Times by Sam Dean . Yes there are days that this Philly woman does read the LA times. and much to my surprise I read that Google is planning on shutting down their social network platform Google +. Apparently there was a privacy breach back in March all...

By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
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Lynn Friedman called me this morning to ask for my email address, and I gave her rpbrown@realtor.com.  I guess the realtor.com email address was impressive, because she asked how I got it that email. I got my Realtor.com email forwarding address many years ago, and I use it for marketing material...

By Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
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Does anybody really care about MLS listings? Are non-MLS listings going to eventually phase out the MLS with the rise of the internet? Does this topic even matter? The answer is yes!  TREND MLS recently reported on some of the top reasons MLS listings and data accuracy matter. When homebuyers enc...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Microphones are being used by millions of people every day. There are those microphones that are visible in the naked eye, while others are not. Just like in our smartphones and cellular phones, they have microphones inside that collects our voices and sound waves within its perimeters. Once coll...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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This has happened to one of our agents in our office.  She was devastated.  She had done all that she could for them.  They dropped the ball...not the agent. We built a website and provided reputation marketing services for a high-end luxury real estate brokerage in California. They reached out t...

By Corinne Guest, Barrington Home Buyer Advocate
(Barrington Realty Company)
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There's a lot of very general information about SEO, some is easy to do, some is harder and some is so confusing it's even harder to know whether to believe the person publishing it. We spend hours pouring over articles and trying to get the on page SEO the best we can. Write long articles, give ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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The competitive nature of search engines is becoming more and more severe nowadays. Online competition has come a long way and still has a long way to go. No matter how searching patterns may change in the future, companies will compete for search engine rankings anyway. No wonder it is crucial t...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (RTP) invites area technology professionals and students to attend TECHmatch 2018, a technology jobs event designed to match technology employers with students and prospective job seekers. The event is perfect for current tech job seekers, tec...

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...