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 Sheri Spain, Wake Co. NC REALTOR Apex to Raleigh to Wake Forest
(Next Home Team)
Comments 8
$3.95/month with FREE Domain name, unlimited space, unlimited email, wordpress plugin and more... (the more is over my head because I'm not that tech savvy:) I have recently been setting up a website for the Social Media training that I am doing and my WordPress blog.  I did a lot of research and...

By Sarah Layton | Copywriter & Inman Star Contributor, I provide real estate content marketing services
(Best Real Estate Writer, a Layton Media brand)
Comments 1
[Related Articles]3 Obvious Reasons Every Broker Needs Their Own Alexa Skill4 Reasons Millenials Are The Most Valuable Real Estate NicheNo More Door Knocking! Here's What Rich Real Estate Agents Do Instead The people have spoken; tech-savvy agents win the right to list! In a December 2017 NAR rep...

By Nick Marr, Promoting real estate internationally
(TRINIDIGITAL )
Comments 0
The internet is about more than just cat videos. It has also given rise to an increase in confidence in DIY-ism. Gone are the days where a leaky tap means an immediate call to the plumber; instead, it’s a quick Google search by homeowners looking to save time and money. The home security industry...

By Corinne Guest, Barrington Lifestyles
(Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company)
Comments 30
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...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 0
Look at these weekly stats below!!!They show how much traffic we received last week automatically via our favorite social media automation service, Missinglettr (you can ignore the RealBird Blog section, that's our legacy blog, our current one received 420 visitors automatically in the last 7-day...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 26
Instagram Videos - Are they Valuable for your Brand?   Here are some recent statistics about the viewers on Instagram.   32% of all Internet users are on Instagram. 59% of internet users between the ages of 18 and 29 use Instagram and 33% of internet users between the ages of 30 and 49 use Instag...
An accomplished real estate operators will say selling another construction project is route unique in relation to selling a current one. It very well may energize for both the purchaser and the real estate specialist when they close the arrangement for another home. All things considered, the pu...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 1
Obviously, innovation is assuming a major job in a specialist's development. When examining operators the nation over, we see that the specialists consolidate old fashioned techniques with new-school innovation to reclassify the term top maker. On the off chance that you will probably make one ye...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 5
Not all IDX are equal. In fact, IDX really is an umbrella term for four separate technologies. Each one uses a unique method to connect your website with your MLS. And each has a series of strengths and weaknesses.In this article, we’ll review the pros and cons of the different IDX solutions to h...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 1
One of the most interesting questions about the modern real estate industry is decentralization.Rather than a single warehouse for all real estate listings, there are between 600 and 700 MLS and countless other web portals and syndicators.As of now, agents that want to post listings across these ...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
Comments 0
How many 203k loans were processed last year?We get asked this from time to time. The answer can be found for the past several years at https://apps.hud.gov/pub/chums/f17fvc/203k.cfm this is a government website. I once was at a live meeting in DC where HUD then director was telling us that HUD h...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 15
I suggested that each of our agents set one of these up. It can't hurt and may even help their businesses. Google Plus... almost a non-entity at this point. I read a post on Facebook the other day from a "Memory" from J. Philip Faranda that showed a Google plus symbol with the tagline, "Let me kn...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
Comments 2
Real estate agents do much of their work in the field, showing homes or visiting properties. With all of this time out of the office, they need to be able to access their workspace as easily as possible from a variety of devices. Some may work from their phone, while others use tablets and laptop...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 8
iPhones are within the reach of everyone over the globe. Gone are the days when only a few people could afford it. New iPhone mobiles are for everyone now. They are the product of Apple Inc. A combination of a cellular phone, tablet PC, iPod and a camera makes up a smart phone. Steve Jobs is the ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 27
 Personally, I'm one that has always liked maps.  Historical maps.  Current maps.  And yes, when I travel I've got my Rand Mcnally on the seat beside me.  GPS is nice, but paper never loses a satellite signal or has a computer glitch.This month ActiveRain and Hannah Williams are hosting a local r...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 0
As real estate professionals, we want to generate comments on our website. This demonstrates that our content matters and it helps create a sense of community.But not all comments are good comments. If you’ve been in business long enough, you’ve surely encountered spam comments. Spam comments are...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
Comments 0
How Real Estate Firms Can Benefit From Microsoft Dynamics NAVMicrosoft Dynamics NAV has become one of the most powerful enterprise resource planning (ERP) software tools for businesses looking to make a seamless digital transformation. NAV can enhance an organization’s processes while fueling its...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 12
As real estate professionals we are constantly thinking about how to get more visitors to our IDX website. But an equal and often forgotten question is how do we keep them there?Many real estate agents blog. They blog to produce content that can attract users to their site and help them generate ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 4
Building an IDX site is simple and fast with WordPress and Realtyna. In this blog post, we’ll review 11 beautiful theme options you have with the Realtyna platform.1. DiviDivi and Divi Builder combine easy-to-use features with modern styles for a truly powerful WordPress theme. Divi users can dra...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 0
The real estate industry is changing rapidly. Each year, more and more of the homebuying process takes place online. Agents and brokers looking to grow their business need their listings to travel further and reach more leads. Since 2017, Facebook has offered dynamic ads for real estate, an inno...