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 Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad 707.646.1876
(Zillow - Nat'l Outreach Mgr & Dir. of Zillow Academy)
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HomeSnazzer, a makeover app for Real Estate Listings, has this really cool tool that allows your website visitors the opportunity to "redecorate" homes while viewing them on the screen. The tools work on computer desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. Here's an inter-active virtual sample...
By Chris Miller, MediaProsper Online Marketing
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SUMMARY: Getting more online reviews, and making the most of them. The last time I shopped for a real estate agent, I looked for who in the area had the most and best reviews. I ended up not selling my house at the time ... but signed that Realtor up as my first agent client! Good reviews are bot...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
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In case you missed this list that Kyle Hiscock compiled for who to follow in Real estate on Pinterest.   The "Who's who" - Real estate industry to follow on Pinterest   I was so honored to be included on this list.  You may also recognize a few other Active Rainers including: Bill Gassett Lynn Pi...
By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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 A few months ago I wrote a blog that extolled the virtues of using Active Rain and Google to help your customers find your business (and your blog) online.  I'd like to continue that thought and tell you what YouTube and Active Rain can do for your online reputation as well! Today, I'd like to t...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
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This is my 3nd week of Tech Tips from articles I've found on    As background, is a FREE site where you can share blog posts that others have written, and in turn you earn credits so others can share your content.  As a result, I have expanded the reach ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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In 3 short days (30 Sept), Google will pull the plug on its very first social network (Orkut). The vast majority of us will not miss it if we have even heard of it (it predates Facebook by a month and was actually bigger than FB in India and Brazil for several years). Sadly, it will soon join th...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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Quick Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Business?   Do you wonder what others are saying about you or your realty firm? Are you perplexed with how to stay in-tuned with the latest gizmos and gadgets for real estate? Are you "in the know" about the latest residential developments in your area or wha...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Differences Between a Condo Association and a Homeowner’s Association   Understanding the differences between each type of association will help future owners of 30A luxury homes to get the most out of their association’s ownership experience, whether they buy condos or single family homes along ...
By Todd Morin
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How are you separating yourself from other real estate professionals during your listing appointments?  Do you market their property on multiple websites?  Social media sites?  Do you have tools that buyers can use to search for property?  Sixty-eight percent of home shoppers now use a mobile app...
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 6
Have you NOT been receiving text messages? Or worse yet, your clients are not receiving your messages?  There is a GOOD reason for that, Apple - in their almighty wisdom came up with a program called "iMessage" --- its a "kiddy" program at best. From what I understand, it was originally designed ...
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 56
  OK, so I was one of those idiots that camped out overnight for the new iPhone 6+ 128gb. And probably not for the reasons you think, I had actually pre-ordered mine, so I wasn't in that much of a hurry, it was the fact that a good friend of mine does this every year, and he brings his son along ...
By Alicia Ale, Realtor Miami Florida Luxury Homes
(Miami Riviera, llc - Real Estate & Inmobiliaria)
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Viscayne Miami Lower Penthouse Condo for Sale | 244 Viscayne Blvd #2403   Walk in to a luxurious destination in Vizcayne Miami Condo 2403. This Viscayne Miami Condo for sale with den sits on the 24th floor and offers 1,741 square feet of guaranteed privacy and features 2 ½ baths, 1 parking space...
By RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team has long championed the multitude of benefits that come with regular blogging. From increased SEO rankings to giving your business and your brand a "voice", blogging is a fantastic way to both connect with the local community as well as showcase your profess...
By Kristi Knutson, Blog Trainer ☂
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Oh, that Wordpress.   Once upon a time, there was an easy way to download a plug-in for Wordpress that allowed you to directly direct your ActiveRain RSS feed to your Wordpress account.And now.. they make you work at it!For those who don't want to complete the tedious task of copying and pasting...
By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
(eXp Realty)
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Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in a Hangout with Bob Stewart, Chad Hyams, Eric Proulx and two other AR members. I'm going to post it here so you can see what a Google Hangout looks like.     Google Hangouts are automatically recorded and posted by YouTube if you choose. So in effec...
Scottsdale, Arizona – SEO Experts, LLC is pleased to announce that it has become one of the leaders throughout Arizona for helping real estate professionals drive ORGANIC SEO traffic to their website and convert that traffic into viable leads.   Many top real estate agents have learned that with ...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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  Real estate sales: who knew it could be so dangerous.  After recent events, let's all beef up our efforts to safely show homes. And since this is trick or treat season, I wanted to share some technology treats (with a few funky song phrases to act as your mnemonics) that will stop devious trick...
By Brian England, Realtor, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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I agree with Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor and even though I somewhat understand hashtags, I still don't know how to utilize them fully.  I am guessing I should do more research, but I am too lazy to do so, haha. Hashtag Hashtag, I Mean ##?   "You need to hashtag your comment" Huh? When did "#" c...
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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Hollywood Gets OK on Drone Use, How About Equal Treatment for Realtors?   I'm happy to learn that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has succeeded in persuading the Federal Aviation Agency to approve the use of aerial drones in filmmaking, at least on a limited basis.  I'm sure this...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC R.E Salesperson - Homes for Sale Newburgh NY
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
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Using WordPress?? This is a MUST READ! Just when I thought I was caught up with a few things, I see that there is a better way to implement URL's on my WordPress blog. Thanks to one of our newest members Jessica Worley. An article any real estate WordPress user will find most useful. Did I mentio...