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 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 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   Search faster. Capture more. Track better.AccelerAgent MLS data keeps your relationships nurtured. Tailor your marketing to their preferences.Set yourself apart from the competition. A...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Your Buyers, Your Sellers, Your Leads:AccelerAgent has you covered on all fronts. View this email in your browser Your AccelerAgent website is a digital version of yourself.You have a limited window of time to grab their attention. And keep it.Surpass the competition with minor tweaks and polish...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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What’s my Solana Beach Home Worth? What Happened in the Solana Beach Real Estate Market in March 2015? Solana Beach is an affluent coastal town south of Encinitas and Cardiff, and one of the more expensive coastal communities in the North San Diego County area. As a buyer or seller in the Solana ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 35
You may have different answers for this question - however, my answer is simple:ActiveRain!Here I learn not only about technology, but also about home inspection, mortgage, staging, good practice and lot more!Here's original post from Kathryn J. Being part of a property management software compan...
By Erik Gruenwald, Your Local Golden, CO Real Estate Professional
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There’s an App for ThatIn today’s world, if you have a smartphone, everything that you need is in the palm of your hand. We are very reliant on our phones these days and are able to much better navigate through daily tasks because of our phones. From the moment we open our eyes to the moment we f...
By RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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As of April 21, 2015, Google will make mobile algorithm changes that may impact the search results of your website. Simply put, when a user performs a Google search on a mobile device, the search results will give preference to “mobile friendly” websites. This means that despite your content, key...
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 Scott Pierce, Founder & Chief Evangelist at Listings-to-Leads
(Listings-to-Leads)
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          Facebook Buyer & Seller Lead Generation for Agents & Offices   Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12pm - 1pm PDT   This overwhelmingly popular webinar repeated weekly is for agents & offices and is constantly updated with new tips and tricks learned along the way! First 30 minutes is for all agents and...
By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Ben Kinney is one of the few Real Estate professionals on our show who expressed a DISLIKE for social media. He believes that people are "social net-playing" instead of "social networking," meaning that people are using social media as a way to avoid doing work, and not using it to network and cr...
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultants
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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         The social media giant, Facebook, can help your business generate leads and turn them into customers. It is one of the most cost effect tools for inbound marketing, especially for small business owners. Creating a profile and posting updates just isn’t enough to turn fans into paying cli...
By Pat & Wayne Harriman, Broker/Owners, Wallingford CT Real Estate
(Harriman Real Estate, LLC (203) 672-4499)
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Today, I have good news and bad news. But first, a little history…Back in the day (about 10 years ago, as the sun rises and sets), there was this great image editing site that everyone was using called Picnik. Google acquired it in 2010 and then, in 2013, shut it down, to the consternation of man...
By Jay O'Brien, Kansas City : Social Media Guy
(RE/MAX Revolution)
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Technology is redefining how a Realtor does business. Gone are the days of faxes and up next on the chopping block is the good ol' pen to sign on paper.  So, there are lots of companies out there trying to pull away as the leader in this market. I enjoy playing with all of these tools and have dr...
By Home Value Leads
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This post was originally published on the Home Value Lead’s Blog.Real estate agents in today’s world have no choice but to step up their game when promoting properties. The best way, as we’ve mentioned in numerous posts, is to showcase what you have to offer than through good real estate videos a...
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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Today video marketing is a whole new ball game.  More and more people are utilizing video to market their business.  In real estate, virtual tours were once the only video you’d see online.  And, those were usually only seen on the agents’ website.   Here’s a few ways you can successfully use vid...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Is your website ready for "Mobilegeddon" on April 21st? There's been a lot of buzz lately about Google's big algorithm update. I've seen posts that say everything from "it's nothing to worry about" to "get your website ready now". When you want the facts, go to the source - Google Webmasters Cent...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Those of you who know me know how much I enjoy photo editing.  I'll throw together a crazy picture of someone and pop it into the comment section of their blog post on a whim.  I've been asked many times how I make the pictures.  I've been asked many times to do a tutorial video.Making a video ha...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 38
Today I'm going to share a tutorial video showing how I use Ribbet to colorize old black and white photographs. Ribbet is very user friendly and the technique I use is like coloring or painting when you were a kid. It's really just a matter of choosing a color, applying it, and then adjusting the...
By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Do You Use the Facebook Graph Search for Real Estate I remember a few years ago when I would be on Facebook and looking for friends or prospective clients and would have a terrible time finding them sometimes. And then if you looked up someone with a common name, you would finally get 50+ but the...