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 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 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 Ron Bibler
(Excellence Exterminating Company, Inc. )
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Pest Control Santa Rosa, Termite Inspection Santa Rosa, Termite Inspection Sonoma   Sonoma County is an amazing place to live and work, so rich in history and full of life and just about perfect weather all year around. One part of life in Sonoma county is the drywood termite. As a local termite ...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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YouTube Thursdays - The Importance of Mobile Friendly Videos The National Association of REALTORS® estimates that 89% of buyers search for their homes on mobile devices. If your websites don't provide a user-friendly experience, or if your videos don't translate well to a variety of viewing locat...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users, and this time I Will Be First in Line! A lot of my friends think of me as an "Early Adapter", as I am generally up to date o the latest technology and and business concepts. Though I do like to keep learning at all times, and keep up to...
By Brian Rugg, Sun City TX Real Estate - Georgetown, TX Real Est
(Rugg Realty LLC Sun City Texas 512-966-3200)
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Adwerks Follow Up Rugg Realty Sun City Texas, Georgetown, TX 78633 Several of you have asked how  the Adwerks Campaign has gone for Rugg Realty in Georgetown TX.  In case you don’t recall Adwerks is a company that puts your advertisement on various browser pages like AOL, Yahoo, NBC news, etc. sp...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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Why Realtor’s don’t like to prospect Ready, Set. Begin Earning More Money First let’s look at the purpose of prospecting, since it is a scary word. The purpose is twofold. 1You have an obligation to assist people in selling their homes or in helping to own a home. 2 In return for your time you e...
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES - Amelia Island
(Century 21 John T. Ferreira and Son Inc. 500 Centre St. Amelia Island, Fl 32034)
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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 Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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By Lee Davenport as originally written for and featured on KatieLance.com. S-O-C-I-A-L M-E-D-I-A!  If you are like me, you have a love/hate relationship with it.  You love social media because it has allowed you to connect with many that may have fallen by the wayside, whether friends, family or...
By AZ SEO Expert: Phoenix SEO Consultant
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Just in case you didn't see this excellent article by Jessica Worley, I wanted to re-blog it here. I like this technique of using parent pages, child pages, and even grandchild pages. This will most definitely help your SEO and marketing efforts if you make sure to redirect your old links!   Hi! ...
By Dawn Waters
(McBride Realty Group, LLC)
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It seems like every year there are many new tech based applications that are created with the goal of enhancing, improving or streamlining the work flow of a real estate agent. With every passing issue of the many Realtor publications I receive I find more and more great tools available for helpi...
By RVA HomePRO Michael Hottman, Helping you achieve goals in life & real estate
(RVA HomePRO Realtor with RE/MAX Commonwealth serving Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfiled and Richmond, Virginia)
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This morning I was working away on my computer and the internet stopped working. Unfortunately that's not too uncommon in my office, then my screen froze, an the dreaded blue screen of death showed it's ugly head. This is the first time I've seen this on a windows 8 machine so I waited to see wha...
As President Obama outlines his cybersecurity strategy, tech firms are working on ways to better protect you, without passwords and PIN numbers. Instead, you’d use your body to unlock devices, sign in to accounts and make payments. CNET’s Kara Tsuboi shows us how the tech works.   
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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John poses a very important question here, which CRM program is just the right size and still offers the capabilities that we need. Personally I am temporarily getting by with Google contacts and am searching for something better, that will still coordinate well with all of my computers and devic...
I know, this kind of makes the SPAM alarm go off full blast, but keep reading. An awesome app that I found out about today allows you to do this, and for today only, that app is free. It normally costs $300/year. It allows you to advertise yourself on major websites absolutely free.  The app is c...
By Linda DeVlieg, Albuquerque Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Legacy)
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For those that use Gmail and Google calendar, you know (or maybe you don't) that if you hover your mouse over a date/time in an email it will relate itself to your calendar and enable you to schedule that appointment and not leave your email.   What about those emails that don't have a date/time ...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R), Team Davi
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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“Smart House” is a relatively new term, but it’s something we’ve been promised for a long time. Like the flying car, the House of Tomorrow has been the coming thing since the post-World War II boom in automation - a house that knows when you’re cold, what time the sprinklers should come on, if th...
By Kirsten Shafer, Real Estate Broker in Arizona 480-393-0893
(AZ Property Solutions - Buy or Sell Your Home in Arizona)
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Have you thought about going to Real Estate School in Phoenix?   Real Estate School can get you on the path to a new Career, and an exciting life.  The nice thing about going to US Realty University for your real estate school in Phoenix is that classes are completely flexible.   E-Learning makes...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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REALTORS® - Happy About New Improved Supra e-Key Lock boxes   Supra eKey Lock boxes offer more room for multiple keys, gate codes, offering Listing Agents to pick their own CBS codes and longer battery life. The new and improved lockboxes feature Bluetooth and Infrared Technology. Throughout Marc...
By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Century 21 New Millenium)
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My Cell Phone Contract Has Come to An End - Now What? And, I need a new phone and Skip needs a new phone so now what do we do?  My Samsung Galaxy III has a cracked screen plus the phone itself is now limping along and Skip can hear but no one can hear him on his Galaxy III.  We currently have AT ...