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

 
You may have heard of Google's upcoming update to its search algorithm which will affect ranking of sites based on their mobile-friendliness. Some even refer to it as "Mobilegeddon" based on how much it will change ranking for some sitesHere is the good news for RealBird users: Your RealBird sing...
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 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 Matthew DeFede, Specializing in Bergen & Essex County Real Estate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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Realty Executives Has The Tools & Technology to make 2015 A Great Year For Real Estate!
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Nathan Froelich,  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 comp...
By Liz Froment, Real Estate Content Creation (Blogs, Emails, Copy)
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I don't know about you, but there have times when it's been a struggle to stay productive. After a lot of searching and trying different methods, I've come up with a few productivity tools that have been an amazing help for me. Here they are:ToDoistI've tried a lot of To Do lists and this one is ...
By Dennis Burgess, Orlando Property Manager and Realtor
(AmeriTeam Property Management)
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All about that Facebook... 'bout that Facebook... 'bout that Facebook All about that Facebook... 'bout that Facebook... 'bout that Facebook   https://www.facebook.com/apopkapropertymanager?ref=hl   OK.  I've been away from ActiveRain for a bit, so I'm hoping folks remember my goofy self.  Actuall...
Rebloged from the RealBird posterous blog. TechCrunch reported that Google will send out some 190,000 QR stickers (barcodes in short) to local businesses, which can be used by iPhone, Android and other mobile users with capable devices to look up information at the spot. With Google's recent pus...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (UT & AZ), Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams SLC (UT) and Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ))
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45 Fun Things To Do While at Daydream Lodge in Park City, Utah     Hike or Bike 1.5 miles on the Mid-Mountain Trail to Red Pine Lodge for lunch (restaurant is open from 11AM to 3PM daily).  Play Frisbee golf (disc golf) around Red Pine Lodge– on the Mountain Course at Red Pine Lodge.  Trailhead i...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Email problems are pretty common today. But how you handle your inbox and its problems says a lot about you. If your inbox is cluttered, chances are your life is probably cluttered in other ways, too, says Dave Greenfield of the Center for Internet Behavior in West Hartford, Conn. If you obsessiv...
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 Nathan Froelich, Sharer of Ideas
(breakthroughBroker.com)
Comments 201
If you're a celebrity real estate agent this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to Social Media marketing this article...
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 Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
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Chicago IL Home for Sale - 3770 N Odell Ave   Amazing Chicago IL home for sale. Prime oversized corner lot location with a spacious backyard. Awesome opportunity fr this terrific home. This beautiful home is in an excellent location. With a little TLC this can be your dream home! All information...
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....
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...
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 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...