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 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...

By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
Comments 26
How To Succeed On Pinterest For Real EstatePinterest is one of the best social media networks for real estate agents who are using it correctly.  Pinterest is responsible for driving the most traffic to my real estate website.  It outperforms Google+, Twitter, & Facebook even when they're combine...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 30
If you haven't heard me say this before, Pinterest can be a huge traffic generator to your site.  I'm currently getting over 15,000 clicks/month to my blog and I'm hoping to drive that number much higher. If you want to read more about how to be successful on pinterest, check out this article tha...

By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 54
I really enjoy Instagram. It’s one of my favorite platforms. To me it’s a daily digital lifestyle photo magazine and I get to be one of the photographers!Instagram is a community that loves to share photos of location, lifestyle, and community. Sound familiar? These are the 3 oldest axioms of rea...

By Nicole Ocean, "Your BPO Expert!"
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
Comments 0
 Exclusive Internet Signup - Free Trial For First 100 SignupsDon't Be Left Out!SAVE UP TO $240.00Note from Nicole Ocean (Owner):"We are very excited to announce our 'Try Before You Buy" free trial until Sept. 15th 2017 offer. This exclusive opportunity is available to the first 100 signups. If yo...

By Nicole Ocean, "Your BPO Expert!"
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
Comments 1
  The Leader in BPO AutomationSoftware Since 2009  5 Real Case Studies from BPO AutoFill Software UsersOne of the keys to success in the BPO and REO industry is to have systems in place that will help you “Work Smarter, Not Harder!” Have you ever heard about BPO AutoFill software? Well you are i...

By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
Comments 2
604.319.0273 Real estate smoking odor solutions by Aromask App: http://aromask.tel/ Order here: http://www.aromask.com/store/index.php?   Vancouver Area Cites Abbotsford, Anmore, Burnaby, Cloverdale, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Lions Bay, Maple Ridge, Mission, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port C...

By Jenn Tervo
(Trulia)
Comments 42
Facebook Ads:  Friend or Foe? Ever since Craigslist tightened their reigns, it made it close to impossible for us to generate a steady stream of leads from the infamous classifieds website, we’ve had to start thinking outside the box for new and innovative ways to get in front of consumers.  I’ve...

By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 1
After installing an app from the Google Play Store, its icon will appear on your home screen, creating a shortcut for you to easily access it without needing to look very far. http://bit.ly/Stop-Google-Play-Adding-Apps-to-Home-Screen

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 50
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 Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
Recently, while updating some of the Admin details in DocuSign, we discovered a section for custom branding. Our mentors, Ron and Alexandra Seigel have taught us the devils in the details when it comes to branding. They often remind us of the importance of excellence and consistency in all of our...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 9
For those thinking they need to improve their photography skills, here's an excellent post with wonderful recommendations that can help from Dick Greenberg of Fort Collins CO:   I realize we're all trying to make a living here, and what we do is difficult and time-consuming, especially if we're d...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 56
 Just when you thought your passwords were safe the man who created the rules and guidelines for passwords, Bill Burr, admitted that they made it easier for hackers to hack.  Requiring a letter, number, upper case and special character is no longer valid.  Recently one of our airline accounts dem...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Hannon Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
Comments 0
After years of generating business for my real estate business and answering a ton of questions, doing conferences and teaching in the office I tought it would be fun and rewarding to do a digital marketing podcast for small business and entrepreneurs.   While I won't always talk directly to real...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 1
Top Apps to Start House Hunting in Charlotte Technology is an excellent tool for home buyers starting out on their house hunting journey. The snapshots of homes provided in different apps give you a starting point and can help pinpoint exactly the type of Marvin home for sale that’s best for your...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 13
I often see questions in the Q&A section asking for web designers and web design ideas.  Here is good advice from Tammy Emineth for anyone who may be proficient in coding, writing, design and graphics.  Everyone else should just call Tammy and have her help you out:  How to get the most out of yo...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 2
Pinterest Group Boards   Florida real estate professional Toni Weidman has provided an easy to understand explanation of the use of Pinterest group boards. Please take advantage of the opportunities to share Pinterest boards. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments.   Group B...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 8
 Old Blogs Came to the Rescue today.  I have been blogging for a few months now and really like the pages my fellow members have created. It was now the time to enhance my blog page by doing some enhancements to make it look brighter, easier to read and to create more interest. The very first ste...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 26
How to Show Your Home for Sale with a Virtual Open HouseEffective online marketing is a primary key to quickly sell your Lake Wylie house for sale. The numbers clearly show that your property’s online presence can make or break whether you get top dollar for your home as well. Eighty-six percent ...