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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Content Marketing At the end of the 19th Century, a man named Cornelius Vanderbilt had become one of the wealthiest Americans of all time.  He had done it by taking a growing country, and allowing it to move westward with the use of railroads.   He recognized early that a country that had America...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
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This is follow up info to a prior blog on Drones.  I am gettng lots of advertisments from vendors offering photography by drones and I respond by asking if they are licensed to fly a drone and am told they done need a drone for a hobby.  My next response is, "Great, do it."  Then they talke money...
By Kristi Knutson, Blog Trainer ☂
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I've had a lot of people ask about the Blogging Blueprint HTML formats, where to find them, and how to use them, so I've written this blog as an easy reference to pull the code from!   Using them is so simple! Just follow these steps: Simply click in the box Scroll down to highlight it all, or si...
By Keller Williams Realty Empire, Brooklyn, NY
(Keller Williams Realty Empire - Brooklyn, NY)
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11 Crazy-Interesting Facts About Google   Business Insider:Google tackles so many different things all at once that at times it's hard to keep track or even fully comprehend it.  A Quora user posed a straightforward question: What are some mind-blowing facts about Google? We've plucked out our f...
By Jesse Castro
(JK Realty)
Comments 17
Here is a question I would like to answer. It seems to have an element of both. Let me explain. It is Awesome because I have an in-depth knowledge of thing like SEO (Search engine optimization). Did you know google prefers you use HTTPS instead of HTTP because it is more secure for the user? Real...
By Maria Kadau, Tampa Bay Realtor
(Coastal Properties Group Intl/Christie's International)
Comments 90
For the past few years, the use of drones for aerial photography has become increasingly popular among real estate professionals, and Pinellas County is no exception. Agents are constantly looking for the next up-and-coming, creative, and impressive ways to market their lisitngs. So naturally whe...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
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Something New to Spice Up Your Blogs! Google is always changing things. If you are like me, then you are constantly reading something about search, SEO, SERPS and more. Hard to stay current with all the different things that we need to be doing. Some agents leave it up to a webmaster and others d...
By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Janis has another great tool she is sharing with us to enhance our photos and make them come to life.  I myself am going to wander over to the site and check it out.   The pictures Janis has posted has got me interested. Something New to Spice Up Your Blogs! Google is always changing things. If y...
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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Your SEO Campaign for 2015 I've had a lot of people ask why I'm not as active here as I used to be and the truth of the matter is, there's really nothing new under the sun. When I first started blogging on ActiveRain back in 2010 I felt like I had a lot to say because I knew a lot, had researched...
By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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So many things to do… so little time to get everything done! How do you keep track of all the things that you need to do? For many, the trusty “post-it” note is a go-to favorite. What does your computer monitor look like? Do you have these plastered all over the place? Today’s post, I want to put...
By Stephen Fells
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Tired of dealing with your slow internet connection? Here are five ways to speed up your Wi-Fi router from the CNET YouTube channel.   
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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Please bear with me a bit here - it's cold this morning and this post is going to take a couple of paragraphs to warm up.   I wrote a couple of weeks ago about my new camera, a Canon Powershot SX50. I continue to be impressed with the capabilities of this camera – aside from the amazing 24-1200mm...
By Pat Gage, Digital Marketing, Commercial Real Estate
(Social Media/Internet Web Marketing)
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Online video course with over 73 minutes of content will teach you How to automate your direct mail campaigns using MS Word's Mail Merge Feature.  Follow along as you look over my shoulder as I show you step-by-step how it is done. Click on this link for a limited time offer of only $7: Click Her...
By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Facebook has 5 Changes to Protect its Users   Facebook’s new search tool will give users the ability to filter through old comments and other information from friends and if you find embarassing posts that were shared on other people's page, you can ask Facebook to remove them.      Search- Faceb...
By Shelley Costello, Real Estate Marketing & Social Media Expert
(Creative Web Concepts USA.COM)
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                          If a picture is worth a thousand words, in real estate it can be worth thousands or tens of thousands of dollars. The internet has changed the way we buy and sell our homes.  We’re not tied to a Realtor who has access to listings in a printed book.  According to TechCuun...
By Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
( and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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Just because you are not Anthem, Target, Home Depot or some other large company does not mean that your small business website isn't a target for hackers. To the contrary, hacking is a popular form of mischief these days - like toilet papering a tree in your yard - people do it just becuase they ...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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So you want to build a great real estate website? That’s fantastic. Use the following steps to create a user friendly, consumer centric website that will generate strong user engagement and therefore LEADS! Original Posting Beware of...
By Keller Williams Realty Empire, Brooklyn, NY
(Keller Williams Realty Empire - Brooklyn, NY)
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Good Afternoon Folks!    Wondering how to download YouTube Videos?    Here is how you can download YouTube videos using this "ss" trick:   Step 1. You can simply do this by adding ‘SS’ to the URL of the video.   Step 2. Then press enter.  example:
By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
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  In this day and age, Social Media is here to stay and it is of the utmost importance that tech savvy Realtors embrace this technology.  Social Media is no longer for the “young” but for all of us, the young and old or should I re-phrase that to the young-at-heart.  It’s the new form of communi...
By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~
(Keller Williams Commerce)
Comments 5
Ben Kinney is always great to listen too.  He has a large team and real estate business in  Washington and is constantly on top of what is new in internet and social media marketing.  He is always worth listening to when you are doing busy work. In fact if you are eating turn on a you tube video ...