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 Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
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I am amazed that many Realtors still have not come into the digital age and invested in a digital camera.I was trying to remember when I first invested in my first digital camera and think it was back in 1999 when I got my Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation from the National Assoc...

By Corinne Guest, Managing Broker, The Choice of Professionals
(Barrington Realty Company)
Comments 40
Today we had a question in the Q & A about a blog feed not showing on an AR members profile. Many did not even know they had the ability to add a feed. Kathleen Daniels asked me to write a short post because it appears many do not make use of their profile on Realtor.com at all.Here's what we sho...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Hannon Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
Comments 8
Real Estate Agents who have been using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for a while know should know that there are always new innovations on SEO procedures. This is why it helps to always update our SEO strategies especially on local business to make sure that our businesses will always be on to...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 9
If you have any interest in Pinterest, and you should, Kyle's informative post provides the tips you need to follow to ensure success with this very popular social media site in your real estate business.  How To Succeed On Pinterest For Real Estate Pinterest is one of the best social media netwo...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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Oh, the dilemma! As an SEO person (I hate using the word 'expert' or 'pro' because we are always learning and things are always changing), we constantly work on making sites load faster, appeal to Google and follow all the rules.  But as a consumer, I want a pretty site, easy to read, attractive,...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 5
In case you missed this great article from Kyle Hiscock on Pinterest.  Pinterest has been wonderful for me.  I'm currently getting over 15,000 clicks/month to my website from Pinterest.  I have an article on my site with Pinterest tips, so feel free to check it out. All I can say is, I WISH I HAD...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
 I have never been able to accomplish much on Pinterest.  Glad for some Tips.  How To Succeed On Pinterest For Real Estate Pinterest 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...

By Michael Sorensen (773) 987-8224, Chicago Discount Drone Realtor | 50% Buyer Rebate
(CHICAGOLAND BROKERS)
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Chicago Top Discount Drone Realtors | Illinois Real Estate Agents Using DronesMichael Sorensen, Real Estate Broker @ Chicagoland Brokers | 250+ Deals ClosedTel (773) 987-8224 | Website | Sales Record | Testimonials | Contact us Sell Faster with Drone Pix & Aerial PhotographyGet More! Pay Less! Sa...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 2
No ...not at all. Wish I knew more. Today we had a question in the Q & A about a blog feed not showing on an AR members profile. Many did not even know they had the ability to add a feed. Kathleen Daniels asked me to write a short post because it appears many do not make use of their profile on R...

By Kevin Vitali, Helping Massachusetts Home Buyers and Home Sellers
(EXIT Realty- Massachusetts Short Sales & Residential Sales)
Comments 59
I recently wrote a post over on my main blog on how using a drone for aerial stills and video can provide enhanced marketing for our home sellers. Aerial views, for now, offer a unique view to capture a home buyers attention.  The newness and novelty alone will draw in home buyers. The other thin...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
Comments 1
I built a website using the Agent Evolution theme.  Agent Evolution is Word Press theme builder that focus's on Real Estate. They have been recognized as one of the countries top if not THE top real estate theme builder. Wp Beginner named this on of the themes for realtors in 2017.  IDX broker bo...

By Sam DeBord, Seattle Real Estate Broker
(SeattleHome.com -Coldwell Banker Danforth)
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Many products I've blogged about require you to have your blog's RSS feed URL.  This is just the web address that is the distribution point of your blog's data--the "outbox" for your blog posts. With twitterfeed, feedburner, and many other syndication/RSS feed sites, you'll need to find this URL ...

By Mojo Selling Solutions, Mojo Dialer and Real Estate Lead Services
(Mojo Selling Solutions)
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Mojo Voice is like having your own personal secretary! If you’re running a successful business, chances are you have not put all your marketing apples in one basket. In addition to prospecting for leads with outgoing phone calls, you likely have several other avenues to spread the word: brochure...

By Paul Weese, Steamboat Springs Broker and Outdoor Enthusiast
(Colorado Group Realty)
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 Steamboat Springs weather is a common search term for our local area.  It beats out schools, hotels, hot springs and restaurants as terms searched.  Locals have several favorites.  We are always looking for when to plan time off, related to the sports we want to enjoy.  Out of town visitors use ...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
Comments 15
I get a lot of strange emails, these days, that are suspicious.They seem to be targeting them more directly to Realtors.I get "dotloop" emails, I get "docusign" emails, and some that are just generic like this one you see to the left.It makes it seem as though they're copying me on a contract... ...

By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
Comments 13
Isn't it frustrating as a Realtor that as you drive around your community that your cell phone carrier drops signal or doesn't have data service in certain parts of your market?  I think I finally found the answer:  Google Fi.Why, because unlike every other carrier, it isn't just one carrier.  Wa...

By Michael Hellickson, Real Estate Speaker, Trainer, Coach
(ClubWealth®)
Comments 15
Which is the better CRM (Client Relationship Management) platform, Top Producer, or Wise Agent? We have tested both, and in fact have used Top Producer for over 15 years, and are now migrating over to Wise Agent for several reasons... 1. Wayyyy Cheaper! 2. The owner, Brandon Wise, seems VERY prog...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
Comments 6
Old school SEO taught us to publish first and often. The goal was to create so much content that something was bound to stick, even if it was crap.Today, things have changed. Thank God.In order to rank on the search engines today, which still has MASSIVE value, in spite of the arguments had by so...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
Comments 28
 We all know how great it is to find a system that really works – whether it’s your fitness routine, a task app on your smartphone or a filing system for important documents. When something works well and doesn’t take much time, you’ve hit upon a productivity sweet spot.Are you searching for that...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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As real estate agents, you should be aware of big data and how it can impact your business. With so much information surrounding your leads, tracking patterns and identifying areas for improvement becomes critical to future success. There are however surprisingly numbers of real estate agents tha...