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 Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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These free tools will no doubt increase your productivity and marketing efforts...Here are some quick explanations of each... Video - 6 Killer Free Internet ToolsFree Luxury Home Sales ConsultLuxury Home Sales TrainingTo your success,Hugh
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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This is for thosed following me in my journey as I make a few enhancements to my website (in between my busy schedule of appts). I've always read that google likes pages that show real human interaction.  They like pages where people stay on them longer as well as interact.  One way to interact i...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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by Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist, Specializing in Search and Social How to Build a Real Estate Website with WordPress – Free DownloadWordPress іs one of the more popular self-hosted blogging tools in thе wоrld. It’s users are large and diverse, with millions of people operating their ...
By Melanie Cameron, The Cameron Team
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Google Plus is probably the most under utilized social networks of all the big ones. People either don't understand how to use, think of it as just another Facebook (why would I want two?), or assume it's a ghost town thanks to some uninformed writers. Heck, one of the most common rumors I see is...
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 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...
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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Why do we network?To generate more business from this circle, correct?Now how do you 'engage' these connections?Great post - and a re-blog - from Sarah. I'm always looking for  new tools to make my job more manageable & my clients' presence perform better. Google+ Business Pages have always been ...
Today I am introducing Houseline. I decided to do it here, because I love this community and owe it the best of what I have to offer. We created Houseline to equip real estate agents with the technology needed to compete, and to win, against the big real estate portals in the mobile marketplace....
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 James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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We love to talk about social media here on Real Estate on Sunday. This week's guest, Svetlana Javakhyan, a Boston-area broker, talks about how much she loves LinkedIn for her Real Estate career.What do you think? Have anything to add? Join the discussion in the comments!You can also listen to seg...
By Chuck Willman
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When it comes to home construction, I'm a total do it someone-elser.However, in the computer realm I'm always game for an adventure.If this is you, then you may already be familiar with Makerbook.They describe themselves as a "hand-picked directory of the best free resources for creatives."Lookin...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Chad Hyams, shared this post that can be utilized now and in the future. This collection of data can also benefit buyers or sellers as well as other Realtors or colleagues. It is detailed and right to the point. This will certainly give the reader an upper hand to help in this very competitive re...
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 Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Susanna Haynie, 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 shari...
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...
By Cheryl Waller, MBA
(SIMC Corp)
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My WordPress Hit-List: How I Am Tearing WordPress Apart!  (And How You Can Help) For many years now (more than I’d like to admit) I’ve been providing online marketing services to real estate agents and the real estate industry. As a marketing professional, my primary focus is to provide solutions...
By Ruth Vogt, 303-395-3884. Apply 24/7
(Fairway Independent Mortgage, LLS. Equal Housing Opportunity. Regulated by the Division of Real Estate.)
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How to feed your blog into your Facebook Fan Page Has anyone else ever noticed that just about the time you start feeling comfortable with the features on Facebook, they change them? I posted a blog not that long ago back giving step by step instructions on how to feed your blog into your Faceboo...
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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Electric lighting accounts for 19 percent of the world's electricity use, producing almost as much greenhouse gas as half the cars on the planet. New light bulbs can help. * CFLs: Compact fluorescent lamps use a third as much energy as incandescents. New styles contain much less mercury and have ...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Since 2004, Rand Fishkin from 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 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...