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 Ryan SEO
(uSAVEdomains.com)
Comments 1
Many website owners have no idea on what their website's "pagerank" is. I have put together a helpful tool so that you can get an idea on how your website ranks. The ranking is from 0-10 (ten being the best). If you like this tool and find it helpful, please let others know about it or link to it...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Keller Williams Commerce)
Comments 28
I have been on active rain since '08.  One of the ole guys. I have been here and watched real estate agents come and go.  Advice on blogging and SEO abounds here.  Some of it very dated and some incorrect.  So called experts are always out there telling you what you should be doing.  So I am goin...

By Daniel Bennison
(Reece & Nichols Mission Hills)
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I got a Blackberry Curve 8530 for Christmas and I absolutely love it. This is not my first smartphone as I am a veteran by having a Palm Treo previously. This phone is much better than my old Palm Treo, but it is also better than previous versions of the Blackberry Curve.One obvious is reason is...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 7
I went from a Palm Treo to an iPhone almost two years ago.  The other day, while reflecting on how technology has changed the way I do business, and more importantly how it has helped me take care of business, the biggest game changer for me was getting my iPhone.  Here are just some of the thing...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 8
Three days ago, I wrote a piece about hte iPhone turning 5 years old.  A while back, I heard something that made all the sense in the world to me.  Throughout the years, when we by a new piece of technology, the moment we take it out of the box, it is virtually obsolete.  New chips makie it go fa...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 8
A week ago last Saturday, my wife and I had some guests over for dinner.  The husband had just gotten an iPhone 4s so we were discussing the these wonderful devices, as both my wife and I have an iPhone 4. One of the new, cool features of the 4s is that it has an app called "SIRI", which is an ar...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
Comments 1
Computer Repair for Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San MartinUse South County PC When I am happy with the services of someone or some company, I like to give credit where credit is due.  Ofent, I do not do this enough.  Here's a company I have been doing business with over the past 3-4 years, and I hav...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
Comments 2
by Dave McGhee When coaching and the emigrant mindset meet, great things can happen. What is the emigrant mindset? In Brian Buffini’s new book, “The Emigrant Edge,” he outlines the seven traits shared by emigrants who have achieved success in America. Despite being at a disadvantage, such as not ...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 4
Computer Repair for Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San MartinUse South County PC When I am happy with the services of someone or some company, I like to give credit where credit is due.  Ofent, I do not do this enough.  Here's a company I have been doing business with over the past 3-4 years, and I have...

By Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 2
We are getting close to launching the updated MLS-friendly, non-branded RealBird virtual tours for your listings. As a reminder, or for those of you who do not yet use RealBird for virtual tours, with RealBird PRO, you can market unlimited listings for one, flat low yearly fee. Part of the many R...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
Comments 1
Rainers,This post is the first in a series discussing Real Estate SEO. I believe it is the first and most important topic a real estate professional should learn when they are in the process of considering real estate digital marketing strategies meant to drive both buyer and seller leads generat...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker in Destin, Fl..
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 4
I am an older agent and this is all new to me but this is a great read that I would encourage everyone to read.   I recently attended a class on Facebook Marketing for Realtors because I want to do all I can to promote my business as well as my Facebook Business Page. My friend Chris Adcock, CIO ...

By Tim Maitski, Truth, Excellence and a Good Deal
(Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage)
Comments 39
 360 Panoramas Get Turned Into Fly Thru Video  Key Points So easy a caveman can do it. Super WOW factor for listing presentations System is expensive enough to keep many from adopting it.   Take a look at my first 3D virtual tour.  I received my camera on Friday morning and had to do the shoot on...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
Comments 4
The perfect Real Estate Website.  Rainers,  This blog post is TEN long years in the making. I have acted as a real estate online marketing consultant to 100's of agents, teams and real estate companies around the world. I have been asked the same question by all of them. WHO makes the best real e...

By Eva Aliaga, Boca Raton & Delray Beach: SE Florida Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Boca Raton IdealFloridaLiving.com)
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Check out whats going this month in Boca Raton with our Real Estate Career development calendar this month of September at our Boca Raton Market Center. Boca Raton September real estate calendar Call Eva Aliaga, PA at 561-859-9926 for more information. Keller Williams Realty Boca Raton 7280 W. Pa...
On RealBird, you can easily manage your pending and sold listings too and cumulatively build your online footprint by having more and more single property sites with your contact information published, both for current and past listings.You are also provided with an RSS feed for your sold listing...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 9
As a person who grew up in Silicon Valley and has seen the transformational changes that have occured throughout not only Cupertino, but the rest of the Bay Area due to the high tech jobs, Steve Jobs was certainly one who changed the world.  My father met him years ago when Apple was first gettin...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Photos are unquestionably the first showing of a home to about 90% of the prospective buyer pool.So, you can either "get with the program" to get your home viewed favorably by prospective buyers, or you can sit around for a few months and wait for the stray to ride by and see your "for sale" sign...

By Ken Jones, ASA, SCGREA
(Jones Appraisal Associates)
Comments 9
Photos are the first showing isn't some slick marketing slogan; it's an absolute fact. And, it's a fact that real estate agents and property owners will either benefit from using them, or will become the victims of poor sales response, if they don't.In today's residential real estate world, the v...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Keller Williams Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Serving Greater Boston)
Comments 2
Sendoutcards for Realtors Using it For Neighbor Open HousesSendoutcards for Realtors is an effective tool for getting neighbor only open houses invitations out to the neighborhood so that you can chat up the neighbors and see who may have a buyer or may want to list their property.If you are inte...