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 Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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AgencyLogic PowerSites include detailed statistics to answer, among other questions, how many people visit your single property Websites.Please follow these steps to access the data and reports – if you have additional questions give us a call on:(888) 201-5160or email:support@agencylogic.comStep...

By Corinne Guest, Managing Broker, Barrington, a Luxury, Country Suburban Lifestyle.
(Barrington Realty Company)
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This is meant to be a short post, and it's just a quick update on my switch out of one IDX to another.To say I am ecstatic is the understatment. Change after 10 years was a risk but I was willing to take it.  I am here to report  MY facts.It's always important to note I never advocate you do what...

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 Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
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 Don't Dream Of A Great Career, Work For It! Greg Hague originally started the STOP ZILLOW campaign that evolved into The Plan To Save Real Estate, which we crowd funded into Buyer Hunt; taking back ownership of our listings and the buyer leads they generate.  "People crack me up (and scare me wi...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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" How to Build a Tomato Machine - More Tomatoes, Earlier."  YouTube Thursdays - How To Videos!   Is there something you are particularly good at, or enjoy?  Are you car buff? Solid handyman/woman? Great chef? Pianist? Cyclist, runner, or triathlete? Why not build relationships with others who are...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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A library of good community videos will win you business - and good will with the locals.   Community Videos are powerful tools for real estate. Simply put, they are evergreen workhorses - pulling their marketing weight twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, year after year.  Buyers often lo...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
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 It's Finally Here! BuyerHunt.com      Listen Here  BuyerHunt gives home-buyers the ultimate buying advantage! Receive alerts directly to your mobile device 2-3 days before they hit the market. Sign up now to be notified when the app is available.THE PURPOSE – The purpose of this crowdfunding cam...

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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  Going Green by Giving Up on Phone Books   Many Realtors as well as other professionals are foregoing their land lines and going with mobile phones only or using VOIP (Voice over Internet protocol) systems where their phone numbers are no longer available in the phone book. These folks will not ...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer). That's the httpS at the beginning of your website domain address. They've been around for a couple years now but they are getting more and more important and if you don't have one, you're already behind the times. I haven't blogged in a while but the ideas ...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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In this Article, we will cover: What is a real estate Blog? Why do we Blog for Real estate? Where to Blog for Real Estate How to Blog for Real Estate 365 Real Estate Blog Topics WHAT IS A REAL ESTATE BLOG?Blogging is a strategy built around content marketing. In the old days, blogging was a diges...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with Enexgen Realty, LLC)
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If ever you want the most complete property search, want an automated home evaluation, or simply need a great search app, here is where you should go. Property search:      craig.mynexhome.comHome Evaluation:    www.batonrougeareahomevalues.comFor Property Search App  On Your Cell Phone Go to:  h...

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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 Top 10 WordPress Plugins for Real EstateIf you have a WordPress website, you probably use plugins to enhance everything about your site.I get a lot of questions about WordPress Plugins. First, what are they and mostly which ones should I be using.Plugins should solve a specific problem or provid...

By Joshua Jarvis, Moving Families Forward.
(Virtual Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
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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 Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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When my clients list with me, they get top notch service as well as a long list of things that they need to do to your home to protect their personal information and their valuables. But, if someone is really determined to steal something, they are going to do it.But, I'm thinking of adding to my...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Lifestyle Listing Videos - It’s a wrap!  We hope you will consider incorporating lifestyle videos into your listing presentations. It’s a great tool to help buyers better connect with properties. Last week, we showed you the rough draft without all the final pieces. Unfortunately, our professiona...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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YouTube Thursdays - Listing Lifestyle Videos  First and foremost, we are selling a lifestyle when we market our listings. We are tapping into some pretty deep-seated emotional connections and values about "home." Video makes it easier.  As with all marketing, we need to identify the target demogr...

By David Farrell, Licensed NY State Real Estate Broker
(David V. Farrell Co.)
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I’m writing about a new electrical outlet that would make the typical reader push the ‘next’ button.  But this product is the real deal and, I would be surprised if it weren’t found in most houses within the next few years.  In fact, if I were an electrician today, I’d bring a box of them with me...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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  I always used to wonder - not what IDX is, but which service should I use for IDX on my website. After joining KW, I am happy with Wolfnet - and perhaps need to learn few things here and there about that, but Ricky has opened the floodgate -- not one or two....many IDX solutions are available o...

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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Have You Swyped Today? For those of you with newer ‘Droid’ phones, were you aware of Swype’.  It’s a new form of text input.  Instead of hitting each letter individually, you just drag your finger along the keyboard of your phone with quick pauses at the letters you want to input.  The software ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Get Your Bend Or Listing Shown in 3D! Bend Premier Real Estate is thrilled to announce having purchased the Matterport 3D virtual imaging program. Bend Premier Brokers can now offer this fabulous system to our sellers which enables buyers to tour our listings virtually anywhere in the world 24 ho...