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 RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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Facebook's newest algorithm change will potentially reduce organic reach for business pages, as Facebook draws a deeper line between personal posts and unpaid business posts. As of April 21, 2015, Facebook quietly made the following changes to user news feeds:1. Priority is now given to personal ...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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If 57% of real estate buyers were holding portable devices to access your property listing, area information, you quickly realize the importance of mobile friendly websites.Google and the army of bots to search and elevate or push down in the ranks. Has issued the decree. Make it mobile friendly ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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I had 6 hours of "real estate instructor training" today.  And for the first time it was just a little overwhelming. My biggest frustration was when the answer from the lecturer continued to be "we don't know yet" and "we don't have that form yet, so it doesn't have a name". Frank/Dodd is coming ...
By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
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Quick synopsis, as this is going to be long and detailed.  I've been a Verizon customer for 20 years and am now seriously wondering why I am still with them.  In October of last year, I decided I wanted a new phone. I chose the new Motorola Droid and happily left the store.  I quickly discovered ...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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  No More Surprises with True Caller How many times have you stopped something important and answered the phone just to discover that it was another soliciter on the end? If your phone is like mine, it is more often than you'd like. Well, true caller is the perfect app for you. This app helps you...
By Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
(iPartnerMedia.com and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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 Earlier this month Facebook announced that advertisers will now have the opportunity to create and post video ads. People around the world are posting 75% more videos to Facebook than they did a year ago, the company said in January.“Our audience, gamers, regularly consume videos across desktop,...
By Liz Froment, Real Estate Content Creation (Blogs, Emails, Copy)
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I think by now we all know how Google likes to spring surprise algorithm changes on us at a moment's notice.  Unfortuantely, if you're site is not prepared, you can see your ranking plummet. That's terrible, especially if you have spent a lot of time focusing on making your site keyword heavy.Jus...
By Reshawna Leaven, Hoping to be your next Realtor ® in VA, MD or DC
(Keller Williams Realty)
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What are the steps to creating a simple video for your Youtube Channel? You may not like to be on video but there is another way to get your message by video with a SCREEN CAST. By creating content and blogging on the content, you are highly likely to get better SEO and more visitors to your vide...
By Kathleen Luiten
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As agents we receive and store electronic files containing data that is important to our business and some information that must be kept private. I live on an island that has been hit by hurricanes and know that any storage here could be compromised in the event of a serious disaster. That's true...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
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Should YOU Care?? Absolutely if you are in the business of being found.April 21st 2015 - D-day for change to the Mobile Friendly Ranking AlgorithmDo YOUR clients find you from mobile devices?? Mine do. Since 28% are on mobile and 15% of my clients use a tablet to surf my site, then I would be cra...
By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate)
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Proven Email Marketing Tips And Tricks For The Average REALTOR®Email marketing can be very effective when done correctly. You must use unique and personal content in your campaign and you must be consistent. In this day of posting on our blogs and social media, we have probably forgotten our emai...
By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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  What does Technology have to do with  real estate?  Realtor Magazine just featured an article on The Internet of Things.  Author, Meg White, shares "A growing web of connectivity among people, devices and homes will upend the way we interact with the world. "   I agree that  The term "Technolog...
By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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So let's be clear, this is a concept, but the concept is one of the coolest things ever!  Here is the Cicret Bracelet,  enjoy! 
By Mary-kay Canfield and Chris Canfield, Homes for Sale in The Villages and Summerfield FL
(REMAX Premier Realty - The Villages)
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Latest Gadget for your Cell Phone! My wife went shopping today at Staples and came home with a great gift for our youngest child.  However, we decided that we had to try it out.  Now she has to go back to Staples and pick up a few more!   It is a Moshi Moshi POP PHONE - the "Retro" Handset by Nat...
By Megan Barber
(Barber Virtual Assisting Solutions, LLC)
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Do you Poken? If you are not sure what I mean by that, I want to introduce you to my latest tech-gadget rave... the Poken. In this recent post on my other Real Estate Virtual Assistant blog, I raved about the Poken and how I think this is the coolest tech gadget of the moment. Now I want to be s...
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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Flash memory is the kind that comes with digital cameras. It doesn't forget what it has stored when the power goes off. Flash is getting so inexpensive it is starting to blur the distinctions between devices, according to The Wall Street Journal. Digital cameras now have so much memory they can ...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Already a customer? Tell a friend! Learn about our referral program benefits. View this email in your browser   Improve relationships. Eliminate the competition.Strengthen your brand. The AccelerAgent CRM delivers(without being overbearing). Client Relationship Management LIVE WEBINARThursday, A...
You may have heard of Google's upcoming update to its search algorithm which will affect ranking of sites based on their mobile-friendliness. Some even refer to it as "Mobilegeddon" based on how much it will change ranking for some sitesHere is the good news for RealBird users: Your RealBird sing...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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  Growing through Google As we all know, Google owns the online world, and we just happen to live in it. As a result of this “ownership”, Google+ is a must. It should be at the top of the list of your online marketing strategy. Most of us have not paid much attention to it in the past and have lo...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Nathan Froelich,  shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this comp...