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 Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
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Pinterest Delicious and SEO Too   I'm still fairly new to Pinterest and I have a lot to learn but I found that boards (pages to the uninducted) have quite a bit of power. Some of my boards show up on Google in first or second place positions. Boards should have your website and your name and ...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
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The real estate profession is continuously evolving to incorporate modern technology techniques that can help your business. It is important to have an effective online marketing strategy that will attract attention and drive traffic. A crucial element in real estate marketing is the blog. When s...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
(RISMedia)
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I love Twitter. There’s something really personal about it that makes it my go-to forum for reading news, sharing, or just venting. Who knew 140 characters could have such a vast impact? But, there’s also Twitter for real estate. You’ve read about the PR disasters following big businesses that tw...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
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   I have been visiting the Houzz site for about a year now simply as a consumer.  We were in the process of building a home this past year so the site was of great interest to me.  I enjoy the way the site is set up and the quality of the pictures.   Once our home was completed, I still found th...
By Wayne Martin, Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division
(Michael Saunders & Company)
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Recently, my signal was weak so I called my provider, Comcast. After 30 inutes of trubleshooting I was told that my modem was bad and I should take it in and get a replacement. The signal was spotty and often times, for no apparent reason, would go off line. I took it in and traded it out for a n...
By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Here it is... Let me know if this helps you!   See this post for more details...  How To Create Unlimited Landing Pages Attracting Hundreds of Leads    
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
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Doorway Pages.. What are they, How are they used, does Google Like Them? | Online Marketing Tips from Lori Ballen by Lori Ballen   Doorway pages are “stand-alone” pages designed specifically to attract the attention of search engine crawlers–specifically Google. Considered a  “black hat” SEO tech...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
(RE/MAX Around Atlanta)
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It is a dream come true for many business owners, including us real estate agents, for our content to be found on page numero uno of the Google search results.  There are many ways to get there including paying for Google Adwords placement, having extensive content on your site, or simply being P...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Are you looking for real estate email newsletter templates that’ll help you stand out from the crowd? Position yourself as a home expert? Stay top of mind with your sphere?In this article we’ll discuss the benefits of email newsletters for REALTORS®, what makes a good e-Newsletter, and how you ca...
By Tim Lockhart, Real Estate Agent Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Marketing With Technology   With the world becoming more electronically absorbed, pretty much the only way to get someone's attention is through some form of technology. And with the internet at everyone's fingertips, announcing a listing to an expansive buyer market is now easier than ev...
By Kent Temple, Specializing in Lake Norman Real Estate
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
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Have you ever wondered what exactly is the difference between all of the Social Media Sites and how to best utilize them? Do you want a quick, easy and funny tutorial that sums up quickly what each site is for? Well, look no further ... I stumbled upon (no pun intended!!) these FUN Charts this mo...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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  Lafayette IN 47901 downtown 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath townhouse for sale with 2 car garage in Centennial Neighborhood located at 614 North 5th Street, Lafayette IN 47901.   Lafayette IN 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bathroom townhouse has 1,550 finished square feet living space.   This 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bathroom to...
By John DL Arendsen, Real Estate Bkr, Factory Built home Dealer/Devlpr
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments & ON THE LEVEL GC)
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California's Foundation Retrofit Requirements For Resident Owned Manufactured Homes.   HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTION 18551: Manufacture Home Foundation Requirements     There is a specific PROTOCOL in the State of California mandated by the California Housing & Community Developent Depar...
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 us...
By gwen wilson, CEO MAPS 290
(MAPS 290)
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This still baffles me.  But Friday when I was doing a home score for an agent in Nesconset, NY the first thing the owner said when I walked in was, “I do not want a sign in my yard and I do not want an Open House”.  I said sure, just let me finish the home score and we can talk.  His home has bee...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Tips For Getting Started in Video. Video marketing is a little scary for some because it has so many facets. Take it in baby steps, start small and give it a try. Here are some things to consider if you have been toying with the idea of giving it a try. What type of camera? Any type that will do ...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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One of the strategies for a successful website definitely needs to be creating happy visitors; ones who are glad they came to your site and those who come back for a repeat visit. These visitors are generally the ones who contact you. Creating these happy visitors is not rocket science. There'...
By Johnny LeRose, I Can Help!
(Exit Silan Real Estate)
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Since the beginning of time(Real Estate Industry time), the Multiple Listing Service-MLS was the R.E. professional's coveted "Secret Weapon." It was, & still is the prime tool for serving our clients & fellow R.E. pros. Through the evolution of technology, creative people ca...
By Jim Griffin
(HouseLens: Full-Motion Video House Tours)
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  This week, I'm at Inman Real Estate Connect in San Francisco. If you've never been to an Inman Connect event, put the next one on your calendar! It's a wonderful opportunity to collaborate and connect with real estate innovators.   I'm at ICSF with two of my fellow HouseLens exe...
By Eileen Burns, Real Estate Broker Ft Lauderdale/Miami/PalmBeach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
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Swimming In Baby Boomer Real Estate Technology   I recently attended an educational event at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Board of Realtors in Florida.  The Real Estate Guru shared with us the essential tech toolbox note packet.   This three hour investment of time included consumer demographics c...