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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By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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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 Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
((615) 495-0752 or
Comments 51
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 Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 23
As we get into the colder months and holidays (at the end of the year), the clicks to my website decline.  Same pattern every year.  And, there are bigger dips around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve.  No surprises there.   Once I hit January 3rd or so, the visitors begin to increase.  ...
Every day, we are asked “Does Home Value Leads really work? What can I do to make it successful?” Of course, we are going to say the system works. 1) Because we are biased, and 2) Because it really does WORK. So rather than you hearing it from us, we introduced the Agent Spotlight, where we highl...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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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...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I could not resist to re-blog this excellent post with just basic information about our domain name. You think you own everything - but do you? Read this re-post from Tammy Emineth . We work with a lot of different agents that have many different and unique situations with their website, domain, ...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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YouTube Thursdays -Thanks Tammie White for inspiring today’s topic from your recent post, Does the Quality of Real Estate Videos Matter? One of Tammie’s ( Tammie White ) points really stood out in my mind: According to the Google searches I performed today, the quality of a video didn't seem to i...
By Cathy Arnett, Bloomington, Indiana and surrounding communities
(Central Indiana Realty)
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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 June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Century 21 New Millenium)
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Homesnap A few weeks ago I received an email invite from our local MLS for this program called Homesnap and thought it looked like a great way to market and network with past clients and customers.  Boy was I wrong, I could not have been more wrong. So far it has high jacked my email contacts lis...
By Johnny Morrow, Simple CRM Development
(Track The Lead)
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    How To Rank your Real Estate blog on Google In my previous blogs we have talked about the following titles: Should I do a Real Estate Blog 4 things to consider when doing your Real Estate Blog How to Format your Real Estate Blog   You can click on the links and go back and read them. If you j...
By Ted Cantu
(i Cantu Media LTD)
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This just hit my desk this afternoon -- I will be going into this in depth but here is what I found out.Google is making changes in its algorithm to ensure that websites will be able to deliver well on their SERPS, (search engine result pages). Lets just look at a few of these:FLASH - The big thi...
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 38
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 Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
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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 )
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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 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 Ted Cantu
(i Cantu Media LTD)
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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 Victoria Frieberg, Realtor, Broker/Member at Rush Point Realty LLC
(Rush Point Realty LLC, Victoria Frieberg, broker)
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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 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)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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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...