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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There are so many Email Marketing Software available in market such as Infusionsoft, mailchimp and many more. Most of the Serious Professionals use one of these Tools for their e-mail campaigns but a small percentage of these folks are actually experts in what I call: Email Marketing-One of the M...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Just eleven years ago, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said "When we first launched we were hoping for maybe 400-500 people ... Now we're at 100,000. Who knows where we're going next?"   Eleven years and half a billion people later, it is absolutely stunning to think of the impact Facebook has h...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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There's something going on with Wordpress - there have been some recent security vulnerabilities and many Wordpress sites have come under heavy attack from hackers. As part of our rebuild of our main and IDX Wordpress websites over the last couple of months, on the recommendation of our IDX guys ...
Patrick Dudum - NMLS #274992Patrick Dudum is a Branch Manager with MarKey Capital based in Campbell, CA. Patrick is one of the top producers in California. Most of Patrick's loans have been closed in San Jose and the surrounding area but Patrick and his company is licensed to fund loans all over ...
By Steve Penner
(Royal LePage Dynamic Real Estate)
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Hello it's a New Year, and time to think about income tax returns and, fun!! Just wondering what accounting software everyone uses to keep track of income and expenses?  Would be interesting in sharing your thoughts, opinions, etc.. Here is an idea that uses the idea of a Ledger r...
By JOE RYSTROM & TEAM, Real Estate Professionals
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  Real Estate terminology for home buyers and home sellers is important so you can more easily understand the nuances of the process  of a real estate transaction. Be sure to ask your real professional if you don't understand something, and he or she will be glad to explain the what, why and how....
By Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
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Yesterday, at an event for real estate agents, many of the attendees were having intense conversations about various technology products. As a matter of fact, MOST of the conversations revolved around phones, tablets, and even automobile accessories for staying connected. Somewhere in the midst o...
By Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
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In this day and age, if you don't know how to send a text, you're considered old school. I mean come on, how many years has texting been around? 30 years. Can you believe that?!  New inventions that can change lives are being  every single day. And some of us don't even know how to use something ...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Your Buyers, Your Sellers, Your Leads, Your Clients -We have you covered on all fronts. View this email in your browser   We do. But not for the reason(s) you're probably thinking. You shouldn't rely strictly on technology to succeed.You should have a way of reconciling technology and the "face-...
By Darren Copeland, Darren Copeland
(Leader One Financial)
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One of the many parts of my job I need to get better at is connecting with my clients on current issues.  So, with that I say May The Fourth be Social for you!  One of the simplest ways we can leverage our social media accounts is to use current events to create conversations, we're huge star war...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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 1.) Determine your topic. Use a site such as Google Keyword Planner to measure the competition for the topic. A keyword phrase that has lower competition, although not as "popular" is easier to rank for. Example: Writing a blog about the Summerlin foreclosure market (a community in Las Vegas) wi...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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 Keeping Focus and Controlling Interruptions with GyroQ  I am a very distractable person with a bad case of adhd that helps to constantly throw me out of focus so I am always relying on my tools to keep me focused and productive.  About ten years ago someone in a GTD newsgroup suggested a little ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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For Love of Spreadsheets! It is amazing the things that we can do with these often underutilized little tools. When I interview office personnel they almost always tell me that they are very proficient with spreadsheets, yet a few questions later they reveal that they barely know what a spreadsh...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Tagdef is a website that can be incredibly handy when researching hastags and trying to use them for promotion. The site has a search bar that allow you to search a term and find out the meaning of a hastag and how popular it is. The site provides you with the most popular hashtags, the most popu...
This article was originally published on the blog.You snagged that listing. You wowed the sellers with your listing presentation, and they hired you on the spot. Now you’re the trusted professional and it’s time to implement your real estate marketing plan.Of course you are goi...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Organizing thoughts, projects and writing with Mindmanager I am kind of a visual learner and I like to put just about everything into outlines. In the mid 90’s a friend recommended a cool little program called mindmanager.  I checked it out and even downloaded a trial version, which I fell in lo...
By Drick Ward, "RealtorDrick" - Experienced Representation
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There are other solutions besides DocuSign and some of them are looking like a more reliable soltuion for real estate agents who need reliability and dependability in their service providers.  In May, I started using DocuSign but immediately noticed they had no app for the Android platform.  In s...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
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Hackers Really Hack Me Off! Friday afternoon I went to use my credit union debit/charge card.  Declined.  Reswiped.  Declined.  ????  Odd, I KNOW I have money in that account!  Paid cash for lunch, then pulled up my credit union's app on my smartphone, and quickly identified some charges in Water...
By Peter Pfann @ Fair Realty Victoria, Selling Pfanntastic Victoria Homes Since 1986, Talk To Peter 250-213-9490
(Fair Realty, Victoria BC
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Pssst  Pssst.... keep it a Secret, But Google + invites are working again Hi Rainers, Family, Friends,  Clients ...... We hope you all can keep a secret, but thanks to an Active  Rain Friend, our one and only Techno Super Teacher from NY (I am not sure if he wants to be named) We have received an...
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...