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 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 Keith Stonehouse, Franklin Title Agency
(Franklin Title Agency, LLC)
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Real Estate Agents One Step Closer To Using DronesTechnology is rapidly sweeping the real estate industry, adding innovation and ease to the home buying process. With 3D cameras, virtual tours, and aerial photography, it can be daunting for agents to keep up with the evolving landscape, especiall...
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 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 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 Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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Not-So-Speechless Sunday New (Easy) Camera!Thank you, Dick Greenberg for sharing your wisdom about your "find", the Canon SX50 PowerShot!  This photo of a beautiful dove has not been edited at all except to change the size; a "drop shadow" frame was put around it and my signature added. This dove...
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...
By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Svetlana Javakhyan, a Boston-area broker, joins us on the show to talk about the ever pressing subject-- Trulia. Is it useful? Should you use it? Does she use it? To find out all her answers, press play above!What do you think? Have anything to add? Join the discussion in the comments!You can als...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I remember someone had mentioned to me iPhone will be the same small size.However, that's not true for iPhone 6.Here is a great information about iPhone 6 from Chad Hyams . 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 ...
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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A new iPhone application will enable users to lock, unlock and remotely start their cars with the phone rather than the car's key fob. The application includes a receiver that is installed in the car.In order to use the app, the car just has to have electric windows and locks. It doesn't require...
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 Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
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I am amazed that many Realtors still have not come into the digital age and invested in a digital camera.I was trying to remember when I first invested in my first digital camera and think it was back in 1999 when I got my Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation from the National Assoc...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
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With 3D movies all the rage at IMAX theater's across the country and 3D TV's being offered the technology has been introduced to real estate tours in the last couple of years.   Like any new technology it will take several years before it is affordable enough for the average listing but currently...
By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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What social networks do you use in your real estate business? Based on the 2013-14 REALTOR® Technology Survey over two-thirds of agents use Facebook, slightly higher than the number that use LinkedIn.     This information, along with a lot more about social media, marketing, technology and Facebo...
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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At last, it appears that cellphone chargers will be standardized by 2012. Users applaud the move because it can be a big problem if they pick up the wrong charger and their phone goes dead. Seventeen wireless handset manufacturers have agreed to make interchangeable chargers that will work for t...
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 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 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...