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 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...
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 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 Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho)
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Years ago, I was discussing Digital Signatures on an online blog when I received a response from Rick Triola, the President and CEO of a company called Settleware.  We had some great talks about the future of Digital Signatures and how slow the world was to accept them even though it was on June ...
By Michele Connors, Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor
(The Overton Group, LLC Pitt & Carteret County)
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I am reblogging incase you missed the original post--  We all like new tools and look for ways  to add some awesomeness to our photos, blogs and listing presentations... this sounds cool !  I will be taking some time this afternoon to learn more and hopefully add this tool to my social media !   ...
By Chad Hyams
(Ember Seminars and Keller Williams Southeast Region)
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Let's be honest up front and say that some of these features are actually because of iOS 8. Of course many people are using iOS 8 only because they just got a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. Let's have a look at 6 of the best things that I have seen already on the iPhone 6 that you will want to take a lo...
By Kaye Swain, --->>> Call Kaye!
(Keller Williams Realty Roseville )
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I consider my real estate business cards an important tool in my business. As techy as I am, I still like to give AND receive cards as well. Nowadays, everyone is so busy - agents and clients alike - that having a business card handy can help ensure the info actually gets entered eventually. Peop...
Don’t miss your break through!     Join us from your home office, work environment or roadside on your cell phone. Thursday, March 19th, 10:00am     Dale Stouffer of iFoundAgent and Janet Larson & Team of Magnus Title are happy to present another outstanding learning opportunity – just for you! ...
By Walt Fish, Upper Michigan's Most Experienced Home Inspector
(Bay Area Home Inspection, LLC)
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I recently upgraded my Iphone 4S to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. For what it's worth, I think this phablet is awesome. It has considerably more RAM than even the Iphone 6+, has a larger and better screen and resolution, is cross platform integrated i.e. with gmail, google + ect...and then, it has t...
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)
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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)
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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 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 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 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...