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 Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
((615) 495-0752 or
Comments 46
Did you know that after Google, YouTube is the most used search engine on the internet? It's easy to see why smart real estate agents are taking advantage of this marketing tool.  I spent the day on YouTube viewing almost a hundred real estate videos. Some of the videos weren't videos at all--the...
By Cathy Arnett, Bloomington, Indiana and surrounding communities
(Central Indiana Realty)
Comments 3
Some positives about using a drone to capture yet another view of a property might have some benefits, but have you thought about the problems as well?  I think it would be really neat to get a good view from the air of a property, especially a luxury property, or one with some land with it.  One...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
Comments 11
That’s just what real estate developer Extell did to market One Riverside Park, a 35-story, 219-unit condominium located in the company’s Riverside South residential complex in Manhattan. In perhaps the most technologically-advanced sales tactic ever, Extell tapped holography pioneer Musion to ge...
By John Hrisco & Associates, -"The Sign You Want, The Agent You Need!"
(John Hrisco & Associates | RE/MAX Heritage )
Comments 2
John Hrisco & Associates is proud to announce the launch of our new mobile app, now available in the App Store and Google Play, be sure to download it now! In an effort to engage with our customers and clients on a more personal basis, John Hrisco & Associates has partnered up with Appsme to Crea...
By Ted Cantu
(i Cantu Media LTD)
Comments 0
Sounds too good to be true right? You can seriously get all the web traffic you need during Footballs biggest day of the year. If you are using a style of web traffic generation called - PPV then you can piggyback off of popular sports and news sites such as:* CNN* ESPN* Sports Illustrated* Fox S...
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 41
We work with a lot of different agents that have many different and unique situations with their website, domain, hosting and more. There are so many details to building and keeping your online presence that everyone has a different set up it seems.   Something that we are running into more and m...
By Maria Kadau, Tampa Bay Realtor
(Coastal Properties Group Intl/Christie's International)
Comments 88
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 Victoria Frieberg, Realtor, Broker/Member at Rush Point Realty LLC
(Rush Point Realty LLC, Victoria Frieberg, broker)
Comments 2
I would guess that most of us are updating our office computers and peripheals more often then we want, but are you making sure during the process to update the protection these highter voltage systems require?   I am upgrading once again and just ran out to purchase a new UPS backup for the new ...
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES - Amelia Island
(Century 21 John T. Ferreira and Son Inc. 500 Centre St. Amelia Island, Fl 32034)
Comments 31
I just finished my CE test and will be mailing in the answer sheet. In Florida, REALTORS can order a book from Bert Rodgers school for their CE credits  There is an answer key to mail in or the test can be completed online.  The $25.00 charge is reasonable and the it's more than worth the nominal...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 2
Tammie White's Original Active Rain content, Does the Quality of Real Estate Videos matter is pertinent to Real Estate. For the reblog, scroll down below. Did you know that after Google, YouTube is the most used search engine on the internet? It's easy to see why smart real estate agents are taki...
By Murney Associates Realtors, Murney Associates, REALTORS Sells Real Estate Best
Comments 1
Did you know that Americans throw away two to three million tons of old electronics every year? Most people just toss electronics such as: old cell phones, printers, computer monitors, telephones, digital thermometers, timers, digital watches and more in the trash vs taking them to a certified el...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R), Team Davi
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 0
Converting files from one format to another can be a pain. Sometimes you have to download software that you'll only end up using once. Other times you have to use a shady third-party conversion site that's riddled with ads. Not to mention that after a while, unless you're extremely organized, yo...
By Ben Ganje + Partners, Minneapolis Market Leader
(Lakes Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 31
  What can Realtors learn from UBER & EBAY? Quite a lot!     Building an online reputation can be tough.  About 7 months ago Google decided to change the way they index the interwebs.  This has been one of many google updates dubbed the Hummingbird Update.  For those agents that have a big presen...
By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Realtor,GRI, e-PRO,RECS
Comments 4
First let me say that I am not trying to sell everyone on Top Producer. My whole business model exists to help people find the CRM that is best for their individual needs. I work with buyers. You work with buyers. You don't care which house a buyer picks as long as it is not a terrible mistake fo...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty
(Zion Realty)
Comments 110
Technology is at the forefront of our every day lives. Think back to a time when there were no cell phones, wi-fi, video on demand, or GPS. Now think about what would happen if it were all taken away from you. How would your daily life change? Would there even be measurable physical and psycholo...
By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Selling Silicon Valley Homes in Top Schools San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga, Palo Alto-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
Comments 0
I enjoy blogging, sharing and posting on social media sites. However, I can spend too much time having fun and not enough time focusing on using it to build my business by deepening my connections, content and value to people within my spheres. So often I've written educational emails to folks th...
By Mark Baker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Comments 1
  This video is on "Tips & Mistakes I Made with Hyperlapse App" in my real estate business.   It will give a good overview on how to use the app for Real Estate Video marketing ideas and what it can do for interesting video footage. Also in the series is the video Hyperlapse App: My First Movie :...
By Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 0
We enhanced your Twitter listing shares by adding Twitter card integration to your RealBird single property websites. From now on, when you or someone else tweets one of your listings that you published on RealBird, the primary photo is also sent to Twitter using their "summary info card" specifi...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
Comments 2
Location, location lowest priced in the Country Club, remodeled and with detached guest house for all of your winter visitors.     To view this property website, click the picture or visit:     8307 E VISTA DE VALLE --Scottsdale, AZ3 Bedroom 3 bathroo...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 10
We all know the importance of keeping our social media presence chugging along to bring in business and keep the public and the search engines interested in our business and our websites, yet time is always a factor for us busy professionals. Check out Lee's tips and see if it can make a differen...