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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There are so many Email Marketing Software available in market such as Infusionsoft, mailchimp and many more. Most of the Serious Professionals use one of these Tools for their e-mail campaigns but a small percentage of these folks are actually experts in what I call: Email Marketing-One of the M...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Just eleven years ago, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said "When we first launched we were hoping for maybe 400-500 people ... Now we're at 100,000. Who knows where we're going next?"   Eleven years and half a billion people later, it is absolutely stunning to think of the impact Facebook has h...
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   We do. But not for the reason(s) you're probably thinking. You shouldn't rely strictly on technology to succeed.You should have a way of reconciling technology and the "face-...
By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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One of the many parts of my job I need to get better at is connecting with my clients on current issues.  So, with that I say May The Fourth be Social for you!  One of the simplest ways we can leverage our social media accounts is to use current events to create conversations, we're huge star war...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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 1.) Determine your topic. Use a site such as Google Keyword Planner to measure the competition for the topic. A keyword phrase that has lower competition, although not as "popular" is easier to rank for. Example: Writing a blog about the Summerlin foreclosure market (a community in Las Vegas) wi...
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 ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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For Love of Spreadsheets! It is amazing the things that we can do with these often underutilized little tools. When I interview office personnel they almost always tell me that they are very proficient with spreadsheets, yet a few questions later they reveal that they barely know what a spreadsh...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Tagdef is a website that can be incredibly handy when researching hastags and trying to use them for promotion. The site has a search bar that allow you to search a term and find out the meaning of a hastag and how popular it is. The site provides you with the most popular hashtags, the most popu...
This article was originally published on the HomeValueLeads.com blog.You snagged that listing. You wowed the sellers with your listing presentation, and they hired you on the spot. Now you’re the trusted professional and it’s time to implement your real estate marketing plan.Of course you are goi...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Organizing thoughts, projects and writing with Mindmanager I am kind of a visual learner and I like to put just about everything into outlines. In the mid 90’s a friend recommended a cool little program called mindmanager.  I checked it out and even downloaded a trial version, which I fell in lo...
By Drick Ward, "RealtorDrick" - Experienced Representation
(NEPTUNE REALTY)
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There are other solutions besides DocuSign and some of them are looking like a more reliable soltuion for real estate agents who need reliability and dependability in their service providers.  In May, I started using DocuSign but immediately noticed they had no app for the Android platform.  In s...
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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Hackers Really Hack Me Off! Friday afternoon I went to use my credit union debit/charge card.  Declined.  Reswiped.  Declined.  ????  Odd, I KNOW I have money in that account!  Paid cash for lunch, then pulled up my credit union's app on my smartphone, and quickly identified some charges in Water...
By Peter Pfann @ Fair Realty Victoria, Selling Pfanntastic Victoria Homes Since 1986, Talk To Peter 250-213-9490 www.talktopeter.com
(Fair Realty, Victoria BC www.talktopeter.com)
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Pssst  Pssst.... keep it a Secret, But Google + invites are working again Hi Rainers, Family, Friends,  Clients ...... We hope you all can keep a secret, but thanks to an Active  Rain Friend, our one and only Techno Super Teacher from NY (I am not sure if he wants to be named) We have received an...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
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Should YOU Care?? Absolutely if you are in the business of being found.April 21st 2015 - D-day for change to the Mobile Friendly Ranking AlgorithmDo YOUR clients find you from mobile devices?? Mine do. Since 28% are on mobile and 15% of my clients use a tablet to surf my site, then I would be cra...
By Jerri McCombs, Advanced Virtual Assistant
(Advanced Virtual Assistant)
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Are you taking advantage of your eEdge Contact Management System?One of the things I am noticing as I do classes at our Hendersonville, NC Keller Williams office is that almost nobody is using the Contact management system they all have access to in their back office. Other companies are using Ma...
By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Where Did My Zillow Agent Profile Go? Better Check Yours! Long before Trulia had Realtor profiles, I started putting all my listings on Zillow (10 years +) along with a detailed profile and had recomendations from past clients. Several years ago I added most to Trulia so many were on both sites; ...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Craig Danials shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this competit...
Teral McDowell Realtor® presents how-to schedule posts on your Facebook page. It is a blessing to all Facebook page administrators to have the option to plan and schedule their own posts for their business pages. The process to schedule a post is simple and shown below. Insert the comments you wo...
By Cheryl Johnson
(Cheryl Johnson, Bob Taylor Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, CA)
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I decided to "re-configure" one of my WordPress sites a while back, and needed to convert some blog posts into pages... I searched for a utility to do this and came across this little plug-in that is simple and sweet, and does just what I needed     http://wordpress.org/plugins/post-type-switcher...
By Pete Cullen, & Bailey Properties-Two Local Names You Can Trust
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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If you see drones in the air this weekend over Santa Cruz, don't be alarmed! This weekend the Drones, Data X conference will be making its way over to the Bay Area this year setting up shop in sunny Santa Cruz. the Drones, Data X conference is a unique opportunity to learn about the latest advanc...