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 John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Have you ever gone to a website, clicked a link, waited, waited, waited ... ? How quickly did you leave to find the info elsewhere? As our society moves from "I want it now" to "I wanted it 10 minutes ago!", page speed plays an increasingly important role in online search results. In Every Second...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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Videos for real estate listings make the open house on demand property tours available anytime the buyer has the itch.The time to tap tap and watch, listen, learn. To one by one come in from the curb, pan the property listing for sale in the local inventory of real estate. To see, hear all about ...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
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I'm always looking for new tools to make my job more manageable & my clients' presence perform better.Google+ Business Pages have always been a hard nut for me to crack because people tend to navigate towards the personal presence over the business presence.  I found a tool which puts you in fron...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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For those of you following me on my journey to make some enhancements this weekend to my site, here is Part 2.  I'm doing this in between my other fun/leisure activities for the weekend. I was inspired by Marte Cliff  post from yesterday Get more mileage from your testimonials.  In this, she disc...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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ABOUT THIS EVENTThis is a FIRST TIME EVER event! Lori has never done anything like it before. Prepare for a class filled with exciting and WOW-worthy content to help your internet marketing take off!This is a LIVE STREAM of Lori Ballen’s Secrets of Success class that her and her husband Richard h...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Jon Washburn, shared a post some time ago that still can be used today. There are many useful ideas that can & should be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation. Thanks for sharing...
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!)
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New Free Home Search App for Apple Employees Relocating to Cupertino by Cupertino REALTOR Michelle Carr Crowe With Apple recruiting more employees from France, Korea and China, and relocating them to Cupertino, finding housing quickly during the typical "one month's housing free" relocation grace...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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What is my Oceanside Home Worth? Oceanside Real Estate Market for April 2015? The Oceanside real estate market has undergone many shifts and continues to evolve. This market report does not include any private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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Now that I am done w/ my appointments and estimates for the week, I have a full 2 days...to do whatever I want.  Part of that is sleeping/resting/doing nothing.  Part of it walking/exercising and some BBQ's/time with friends/family...and time w/ myself and my furry friends.  Part of it is cleanin...
1. It's where your customers are The average US consumer spends an average of 2 hours and 19 minutes on mobile apps a week right now. Now that statistic is a lie, but if it was real it would be profound and reason enough to make sure that you are investing significantly in mobile app marketing. R...
By Home Value Leads
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This article was originally published on the Home Value Leads blog.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 he...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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If you would like to be more efficient with your time online, especially when it comes to marketing yourself...I suggest these free tools will help greatly.I will give you a short explanation of each and then you can go check them out  for yourself...1 - Gmail - Don't fight this one. Google domin...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Since 2004, Rand Fishkin from Moz.com has been a leading authority on Search Engine Optimization. Through all of the algorithm changes, the Pandas and Penguins, and now Mobilegeddon, Rand and the Moz team have been there to guide webmasters on best practices to achieve online success. While SEO c...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Whether you love Microsoft or hate them, this is a big day for them as they have officially released their latest operating system: Windows 7.  Initial reviews have been mostly favorable (then again, they were favorable for Windows Vista also).  There are two major flavors of Windows 7, a 32 bit ...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Quality content. We all know we need it for our blogs to attract online traffic that converts to business, but how do you define something as subjective as 'quality'? This post from Search Engine Land gives some solid ideas on how to achieve quality such as: "Make sure it inspires, educates and/o...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Never worry about remembering a password again. With Dashlane you can store all of your login information from every account possible in one simple app. You can even store credit card information to make online transactions that much easier! You can find this app on your iPhone, iPad, and any And...
By Jan Green, RE/MAX Excalibur Scottsdale REALTOR®, GREEN
(Scottsdale, Phoenix, Cave Creek, Carefree, Fountain Hills)
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Energy Efficiency is the #1 Concern for Today's Home Buyers - What does energy efficiency mean to John Q Public?  Why is it important? Energy Efficiency means different things to different people, except that one answer is constant - lower utility bills.  Energy Efficiency is the #1 Concern for T...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
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It's amazing to me how technology keeps improving and allows us to do more. This is a photo I took about a couple of months ago on my ipad of blooming wisteria in late afternoon. The camera on my old cell phone -- Blackberry Curve -- would not have taken as good a photo. An ipad would do in a pin...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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The BlackBerry's physical keyboard (which the iPhone lacks) lets you take advantage of many shortcuts. (not counting Storm users)Some are obvious, like using the space bar to page down; and holding Shift at the same time to page up. Tech analyst Katherine Boehret says you can move back and forth ...