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.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Technology & Tools

 

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Do you know how to manage your leads?  Here's some excellent tips and information from Lee Davenport about how to manage lead generation effectively in this digital age: Also featured on Inman News.   You know real estate in your target area like the back of your hand.  But, we all know that mean...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Long and Foster)
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I have never felt the need or standing to do a Product Review - but my recent experience with the website company Kunversion has moved me to share my opinion of them.  Two years ago at the end of September I signed up for a Kunversion website.  It was a newish company at that time and then it got...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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If you are considering building/designing a new website, then this post from Lori Ballen is a must read for you.  You should know what to expect: Even the most efficient and well-made websites need redesigning eventually. A redesign often coincides with a drop in traffic so it can be tempting to ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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You can answer your door using your smart phone and use the two way speakders and has  night vision if your exterior light is not on.   RING is a video doorbell and can be used, whether you have a doorbell or not.    Ever had the doorbell ring when you are in the middle of something, only to find...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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CRM platforms change from provider to provider. The needs of a solo agent also are different than the needs of a team. When choosing a CRM for a small team, you will want to choose one that will allow all agents associated to combine your skills, manage relationships, and streamline the sale proc...

By David J. Caracausa, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SRES, CRE
(The Premier Properties Group)
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In this post, a recommended source speaks to the importance of a good construction credit report. Check out the video below. 

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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More like this at LoriBallen.com WOW! Just learned how to add captions to my videos, I’m on it! Thanks @loriballen_ #RankLikeABoss   Tweet This     WHAT IT ISClosed Captioning is the act of placing words on the screen that match the audio so that people can understand the video without hearing it...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Professional Real Estate Tech Tools for Home Search Success in CharlotteIf you dream of becoming a real estate agent or are searching for one to represent you when purchasing a Southpark home for sale, being tech-savvy is a must. Agents who are successful have a strong online presence, the latest...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Infographics - Clickable Links Assistance Needed I have been searching the Internet high and low the last couple of days looking for instructions on how to embed a hyperlink onto an Infographic but all I keep finding are how to's for embedding code to generate or re-use an Infographic. If you hav...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Residential, Referrals & Relocation REALTOR at PK Real Estate Utah South)
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In business, you must be Seen -and- Heard. Are you? Lyn Sims mentioned this company about a month back on the Facebook ActiveRain Peeps group. I have been experimenting with it as well. I have made 6 videos so far. Here is one of them:  I have used some of my own photos in most of them. The forma...

By Earl White, Real estate investor in South Florida.
(House Heroes LLC)
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Are you so busy that you can’t get all your work done? Maybe you don’t have to. Connecting with talented individuals across the world to assist your business is simple. Spend 10 minutes on Upwork setting up an account and you will have plenty of help! Upwork is a freelancing platform for individu...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Even the most efficient and well-made websites need redesigning eventually.A redesign often coincides with a drop in traffic so it can be tempting to hold off from doing it for as long as possible to avoid losing traffic.The constantly changing nature of the internet means you must adapt and impr...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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nice n clean - it is a touch screen individual wipe.      Smart Phones with touch screens get poked with dirty fingers, put up against your face with sweat and makeup, and get many items dripped on them, and at the end of day, they are pretty dirty!   There are clear protective film you can put o...

By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Sterling Fine Properties)
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I thought this well worth sharing..How to make a viral video explained from head to toe by the best..Live Event September 15th .. Register Now!Guest List:Harmon Brothers #1 Creators of Viral Videos .. Have you seen the Squatty Potty or Pooporrri commercials? (500 Million Views)Russell Brunson Fou...

By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
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 7 Important Points To Consider When Blogging:👨‍💻- Write 4 headlines before choosing one. According to research, 8 out of 10 people will read your headline, but only 2 out of 10 will read the full article.- - Write at a 6th-grade reading level. This doesn’t mean you should sound like a 6th-grader...

By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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Google Website Speed TestEveryone likes to go fast. We like fast cars, fast services and fast websites. How do you know how you are performing (I mean with your website!)?It looks like your website pages load fast, but are they really? Is one second really a big deal?A 1-second delay in page load...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Thanks to Joshua Jarvis of Duluth GA for these excellent tips for improving our presence on the internet.  Following this advice will reap some great benefits:  Real Estate Agents who have been using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for a while know should know that there are always new innovatio...

By Abe Schmidt, Real Estate Social Media Trainer
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With the dozens of new useful features debuting on the new iOS5 update and the increased functionality of the wonderful iPhone 4S, I decided to highlight one of my favorite new functions for all of my ActiveRain iFollowers. In this tutorial I am going to show you how to update and share your To-D...

By ActiveRain University
(ActiveRain University)
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Head on to ActiveRain University to watch the recording DescriptionEasily generate endless testimonials and referrals with one simple tool and build a winning online reputation and presence.90% of prospects will research you before they call. Make sure you are winning business when they find you ...

By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Barcode Properties)
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Let me ask you: Do you believe that a real estate agent should have a strong Internet presence and be well connected on the web?I spent a lot of time and efforts establishing my online presence, networking, sharing my knowledge and housing updates, reaching out to members, participating in lives ...