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.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Technology & Tools

 
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Your Buyers, Your Sellers, Your Leads, Your Clients -We have you covered on all fronts. View this email in your browser   Seller's Corner is the fastest way to get epic responses:“I set it up just 45 minutes ago and I’ve already got responses!If you’re not using it, you are losing business.”- Ti...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Your Buyers, Your Sellers, Your Leads:AccelerAgent has you covered on all fronts. View this email in your browser Your AccelerAgent website is a digital version of yourself.You have a limited window of time to grab their attention. And keep it.Surpass the competition with minor tweaks and polish...
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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Freaking Out About Mobile Compliancy on Your Website?   We've been getting a lot of phone calls and emails lately about mobile compliancy, and to be honest I havent' had a chance to write a blog about it until now because of the influx in these calls. Google will be using mobile friendly as a ran...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Sarah & Les, shared a post some time ago that still can be used today. There are many useful ideas that can & should be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation. Thanks for sharing....
AgencyLogic provides the richest single property Website statistical reports and data in the industry.  In this brief video we explain how you can access that information. It is best viewed full screen. In order to see it full screen look in the bottom right corner and click this icon:  
By Liz Froment, Real Estate Content Creation (Blogs, Emails, Copy)
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You might have seen a few infographics floating around about the best times to post on social media. If you haven't it's a good idea to take a look. One mistake people often make is they think posting everything at the same time is a good idea. Unfortunatley, that usually isn't the case.You see y...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Walk into an office and there’s a good chance the employees are using Microsoft Outlook as their primary work email provider. And for good reason! It’s a wonderful email service; we even use it as an email provider at IXACT Contact.  However, Microsoft Outlook is not functional as a real estate C...
By John Mosier, Prescott's Patriot Agent & Land Man 928 533-8142
(High Country Realty - Prescott - AZ)
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I need to have control over the shortlinks that Wordpress assigns as I make a new blog entry for my listings. I have three Wordpress websites. Maintaining all three is getting to be a real nightmare.I have a large number of listings, sometimes reaching seventy or more. I have a database that is k...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Is your website ready for "Mobilegeddon" on April 21st? There's been a lot of buzz lately about Google's big algorithm update. I've seen posts that say everything from "it's nothing to worry about" to "get your website ready now". When you want the facts, go to the source - Google Webmasters Cent...
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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How We Photograph Your Home for Sale and Why You Should Care From speaking with past and present clients, my impression is that the vast majority of them don't really understand the importance of photography in the process of marketing and selling their home.  They also fail to understand the man...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Today’s blog post is a fantastic video by Chris Leader, President of Leader’s Edge Training and IXACT Contact affiliate. Chris discusses how you can prioritize the leads in your real estate contact management software by putting them into four separate groups: Group A, Group B, Group C, and Grou...
By Blake Rickels, "The Name Friends Recommend"
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Like most specialized segments of business, real estate has its own language.  Well, not really, but many of the terms and acronyms sprinkled through each conversation about buying a house can sound that way to first time home buyers.  As a professional in the field, I’m always happy to offer my ...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultants
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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         The social media giant, Facebook, can help your business generate leads and turn them into customers. It is one of the most cost effect tools for inbound marketing, especially for small business owners. Creating a profile and posting updates just isn’t enough to turn fans into paying cli...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Lori Ballen, shared a post some time ago that still can be used today. There are many useful ideas that can & should be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation. Thanks for sharing....
By Jay O'Brien, Kansas City : Social Media Guy
(RE/MAX Revolution)
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Technology is redefining how a Realtor does business. Gone are the days of faxes and up next on the chopping block is the good ol' pen to sign on paper.  So, there are lots of companies out there trying to pull away as the leader in this market. I enjoy playing with all of these tools and have dr...
By Nilgun Foley, Organizing and Consulting
(A Well-Ordered Life)
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I am flummoxed! I published an article this morning on Active Rain which Google cannot see? The last time I checked, 12 hours afterward, a Google search still cannot find my post. Yahoo and Bing bring it up instantly, not Google. Normally, the SEO title is sufficient to instantly find the blog (i...
By Sarah & Les Oswald, Broker, Realtor, SFR, PMC and Investor
(Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt)
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 Free Tools to Make Graphs, Charts, Presentations and More        We all know the trial period does not last long when you buy a new computer for most any software that you need to make it work. What is needed is a free open source office suite. And here it is... a great way to get your office up...
By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint)
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Pinterest How to series- Intro   I have heard of pinterest but what is it? Pinterest as most of you know is a social media platform using groups of pictures to share with others.  Think of it as a picture list divided up in different categories of all your favorite things in one place. My son cre...
By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint)
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The world is changing are you?  When I started in real estate there were no computers. Listings were printed in thick mls books, and contracts were sent out via USPS.  We then went through the stage of emails, scans faxing and websites and I was very comfortable with that.  Have you noticed we ar...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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 Keeping Focus and Controlling Interruptions with GyroQ  I am a very distractable person with a bad case of adhd that helps to constantly throw me out of focus so I am always relying on my tools to keep me focused and productive.  About ten years ago someone in a GTD newsgroup suggested a little ...