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 Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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My dear rainers, For those that follow my blog You know I reviewed Agent Image as part of the top10 companies making real estate websites in 2018. What I did NOT do as part of that post is actually take a deep look at the websites they make and have made in the past.  I am glad to...

By Esperanza Butler® 818 926 5425, Homes For Sale in West Hills, Ca (818) 926-5425
(Century 21 Peak )
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Recently, people have been asking if mortgage interest rates will be going up.That’s a good question. And it’s good to be concerned about it if you’re considering buying a home in the near future.There’s no way to definitely answer this, let alone how much the rates will go up. They go up and dow...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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Recently, people have been asking if mortgage interest rates will be going up. That’s a good question. And it’s good to be concerned about it if you’re considering buying a home in the near future. There’s no way to definitely answer this, let alone how much the rates will go up. They go up and ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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If you have been in the real estate industry for the last 20 years, you have had to keep up with evolving technical jargon. Similarly, if you are new to real estate, you have had to navigate through old and new technologies. Both of these situations could result in little understanding and a lot...

By Nick, Cindy & Nicholas Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Home arcade pioneer Atari is getting back into the hardware game with a variety of smart gadgets and connected home devices. Without revealing many details, Atari announced that it's teamed up together with the French wireless company Sigfox to produce highly connectable home gizmos that will not...

By Greg Kilroy, the Velocity Group
(Keller Williams Sonoran Living - The Velocity Group)
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All agents know that online reviews are absolutely crucial to growing our business.  Our team, The Velocity Group, has put together a specific system in place for retrieving these client reviews. 1. We determine the "happiest" time during the closing to send the review. This varies, might be a we...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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I know that many of you have a Gmail account. I do too! There are lots of great reasons to use Chrome as your choice of browsers, but there are some great specific reasons related to Gmail running in Chrome to also consider. First of all, you can run any of your favorite websites as if it were a...

By John Meussner, #MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
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Free (and almost Free) Tools You Need In Your Real Estate Business        Notice the market shifting?  Things slowing down a bit?  If you haven't felt it, you will.  Numbers are showing slowing activity and Fannie Mae just reduced their housing outlook for the rest of 2018 and 2019.  Bad news?  D...

By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(The Traczyk Team at Remax New Beginnings )
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Top Tech Tools and Apps I Can’t Live WithoutBesides my laptop, tablet and smartphone there are many other tools I use in my practice and can’t live without.  I’d like to share them with you. You know those moments when you are on the phone, can’t find anything to write with or write on?  I love E...

By Steve Bunker
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As a real estate agent, you know you need a website. But do you need one just because everyone else has one, or because it can actually bring in leads and show potential clients why you're the agent to work with in your area? It's both, actually - but even if you have a website, there are a few t...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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  The importance of YOU... Real estate professional Debb Janes produces wonderful videos to promote her business and her marketplace. Take a few moments to enjoy the videos included in this blog. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments.  Today, I dug back into the archives an...
VPS basically refers to virtual private servers; in this approach; the server of your system is divided into two different servers. There are several website hosting options available that can be easily acquired to meet the standards and requirements of the Web users. Different hosting options in...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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Real estate videos, the most powerful weapon in the entire property listing marketing tool box.In low cost but far away from population center rural markets especially, videos avoid costly delay. Getting folks inside, all around the outside of the property listing. And videos of the community do ...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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In this 18 minute video and step by step written guide, you’ll learn how to use the Facebook Carousel Ads to showcase up to 10 images. Lori Ballen, a real estate business owner in Las Vegas, and owner of a marketing company, shows you her best practices in setting up these great ads designed to g...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
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Computer Repair for Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San MartinUse South County PC When I am happy with the services of someone or some company, I like to give credit where credit is due.  Ofent, I do not do this enough.  Here's a company I have been doing business with over the past 3-4 years, and I hav...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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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 George Fanucci, Internet - Technology - Business - Solutions
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  A bug in the Apple iOS Mail client app... and Gmail password security? Apple Mail app on iOS (iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch) loses Gmail password setting, randomly, intermittently.   It's as if the Mail app "forgets" the imap password?   This is a Bug Report on an intermittently recurring iOS Mai...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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There are a multitude of ways a real estate CRM can help you take your business to the next level and build your reputation as a top-notch real estate agent – an agent that people love to refer to those they know. Here are three ways you can use your real estate CRM to generate quality leads, con...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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When you start your computer, Windows isn't the only program that loads. For instance, you may have noticed icons in the notification area (also known as the system tray) in the far-right portion of the taskbar. These icons often represent programs that start when the system starts. You also may ...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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    A Long Island Home Buyer asks: My wife thinks moving to a gated community is more desirable because of safety issues. I don't think they really provide that much security, especially those that just have an electric arm tht opens and closes the date. Who is right?   There's no right or wrong ...