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 Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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"Your device isn't compatible with this version." That's not the message I expected to see when my phone told me I needed to update one of my apps, but I could live without that app, so I moved on without it. And then it happened again.  Again, something I could live without, so I moved on. But ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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"Your device isn't compatible with this version."That's not the message I expected to see when my phone told me I needed to update one of my apps, but I could live without that app, so I moved on without it.And then it happened again.  Again, something I could live without, so I moved on.But it d...

By Corinne Guest, Barrington Home Buyer Advocate
(Barrington Realty Company)
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I am going to start this short post off with a statement than some may and will be entitled to disagree with. SEO, there are no real rules.If there were real rules and we all followed them, we would all be at number one on the search engines. So be careful who you listen to and where you take adv...

By Jason Will, Jason Will Real Estate
(Jason Will Real Estate)
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Italina Kirknis is a social media presence expert, specifically in LinkedIN. Kirknis is also a speaker for a variety of Real Estate Topics and is also a proud contributor to Inman.com. “People consistently ask me how I got into social media and increasing online presence in regards to real estate...

By George Fanucci, Internet - Technology - Business - Solutions
(CoreFact.com)
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SEO in a Nutshell?There is a lot of buzz from time to time about the death of SEO. What does that really mean?Black-hat SEO is dead... long live White-hat SEO! Yes, you can be penalized if you don't do it right. What is SEO?Primarily, SEO means designing your website to help the right people find...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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You know that a good CRM is helpful for individual agents, but is adopting one as a brokerage solution really worth the investment? It absolutely is. There are a myriad of ways having a specific solution can help your brokerage, but we’ve outlined three of the biggest. 1. Recruit the Best AgentsY...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Mobile Phones Are Growing Again   You may not like this trend, but it looks like mobile phones are growing again.  If you felt funny talking to the air with your phone in your ear, just wait until you're talking to a book.  After years of evolution from brick-sized phones to pocket sizes, cellpho...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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RETS access is the url, username, and password that allow MLS members to log into its RETS server. Receiving RETS access is a critical step in connecting a RETS feed to an agent’s website.Since the 1990’s the influence of the Internet in real estate has grown rapidly. Each year more and more agen...

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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Where Is Hidden Ridge?Hidden Ridge is located in Syosset New York 11791, on Long Island’s North Shore in Nassau County. You can reach Hidden Ridge from Jericho Turnpike (West of Route 135 and East of Jackson Avenue) To Cedar (North Side Of Jericho Turnpike) To The End and up to the Gatehouse entr...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida Real Estate, Daytona Beach Area Coastal Homes and Lifestyles
(Joyce Marsh Real Estate)
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Tips to keep your email marketing from ending up in the trash... Several useful tips to use in your Email Marketing Campaigns to improve your Internet Lead Generation: Make sure your content is worth reading Don't offer things in the content pane that aren't true in your email like "free" if it's...

By Gina Chirico, Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey
(Lattimer Realty)
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How to Add a Referral Link to Your Email SignatureI won't take credit for creating this referral link in my email signature but I do want to share this tip I found on the internet on how to add a referral link to your email signature.Instead of the traditional referral taglines, you can create an...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Ever felt like you ran around doing things all day, only to get to the end of the day and not feel certain of what you actually accomplished? We’ve all been there, and as a real estate agent your focus is pulled in so many directions at once that it can be difficult to feel you are making any rea...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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If you are an individual that is investing in real estate regularly, you may want to consider purchasing houses that are in probate. Although this is a very emotional time for those that are currently selling their homes, it is also one of the best opportunities for many people that are investing...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Crypto is today by far the most exciting asset class in the world. The historic 100,000% return, unused technological area and unimaginable volatility offer investors the opportunity of a single generation. But investing in a hidden currency can be a bit of a hassle and a risk for most investors....

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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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...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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The Three Things I Wish My Website Would Do   WebSiteBox is sponsoring a new challnge in Active Rain through Feb 25 asking us about three features we'd like to see in our web sites. I can think of a lot more than just three things that I would like my web site to do, but if I were limited to my t...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Austin PT50 and CRS teamed up for a great Roundtable event on Thursday, October 11th. Amber Thomas, President of PT50, emceed and offered an enlightening presentation with lots of audience participation on a topic that is perfect for this time of the year: What do you want to achieve in 2019?It’s...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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A Scanner Mouse Brookstone has a nifty mouse which puts a scanner in the palm of your hand. It can make instant digital copies of documents, photos, artwork, articles, maps, receipts and more. Scanner Mouse lets you point, scroll and click just like a regular mouse, but it has a space-saving scan...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Time is a tremendously precious commodity – there is never enough of it and you can’t get more of it. This is a sentiment every real estate agent would relate to. Thankfully, you can save time. Just use our 5 tips.1. Automate Your Lead CaptureAre you getting dozens of leads every day from your le...

By Corinne Guest, Barrington Home Buyer Advocate
(Barrington Realty Company)
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Exit IDX Broker.Even though I have used this company for a long, long, long time, it was time to move.Enter Showcase IDX.A lot of research and some prior experience with Showcase led me back to them. Honestly it was Showcase or stalemate. There was no other company in the running that would do wh...