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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When the Mobile World Congress kicked off in Barcelona, many of the world’s largest smartphone brands used the gathering of the mobile industry to present their latest offerings on the world stage. While Apple is known to skip MWC, Samsung shows off its new flagship Galaxy S models to get maximum...

By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
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As a Realtor, it only makes sense to share my community and my travels with others.  I found a great way to do that is via becoming a Google Local Guide.I take photos (inside and out) of various local businesses and community resourses in the Boise area.  It really doesn't take much time and it i...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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AgencyLogic provides PowerOffice, a set of tools and features that allow brokers and franchises to manage enterprise volumes of single property Websites. To get access to PowerOffice give us a call on:(888) 201-5160or email:support@agencylogic.com Step 1: Log into your account. You will see Power...

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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Optimize Your Website for Mobile UsersA few years ago, the term Mobilegeddon was coined. Ever since then many articles and strategies have been developed to better implement the use of Mobile devices with your website and blogs, etc. Mobilegeddon is a name given by webmasters and web-developers t...

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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RealBird has some new features you may want to take a look at:  Building on the popular MLS-friendly unbranded RealBird virtual tour platform, a new branded virtual tour interface is now available for all of your listings on RealBird. As an existing member, just log into RealBird and you can grab...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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If you want to learn alot, check out Liz and Bill blog on Maps! What if I told you there was a FREE way to help grow your business? No strings attached.  You don't need to outsource or pay referral fees or do anything really extraordinary except learn how to do something online and then put it in...

By Ray Stockwell, Head of Product Marketing ZipperAgent
(Zyprr, INC)
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3 MYTHS OF CRM’S DEBUNKED  1.    Big Brother is watching  The most common reason people are opposed to a CRM, as noted in several reports, is some variant on the Big Brother Syndrome. Big Brother, in this case, is the fictional creation of George Orwell in his classic novel, “1984”. In the societ...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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Many years ago, while attending a marketing conference, a presenter asked: "What differentiates you from your competition?"A simple question on the surface of things but he added a rule: "Your answer can't include any reference to customer service."Why? Because, as he so rightly pointed out, don'...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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These are the new features coming to Gmail, including a snooze tool and a confidential mode to help protect your sensitive email. 

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
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Is your password "password"? We hope not! Is your password for Facebook the same password you use for your bank? Definitely not a good idea either. In order to be super secure, it is recommended that you never use the same password for all your online accounts. Additionally, it should be a passwo...

By Tiffany Torgan, Featured on HGTV's New Show! How Close Can I Beach
(Harcourts Prestige Properties of La Jolla)
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A language barrier should not be stopping you from selling to Chinese foreigners. This is what Chinese real estate website Juwai.com believed in when they partnered up with Singou Technology to create the ‘Butler 1’ robot.A robot can provide an interactive emotional appeal, something that a fixed...

By Tiffany Torgan, Featured on HGTV's New Show! How Close Can I Beach
(Harcourts Prestige Properties of La Jolla)
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With millennials making up 66% of first time homebuyers, it is without a doubt that the Internet and social media will play a role in their purchase. House hunters are starting to look up specific hashtags whether it is for interior design ideas or the type of homes they want. Youtube is also boo...

By Ray Stockwell, Head of Product Marketing ZipperAgent
(Zyprr, INC)
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Why do to DC? Why go to any Trade Show? To do any trade show successfully requires a lot of resources and work for a company. Employees must plan PR, prepare and approve a budget, design and produce displays, purchase equipment, train staff, reserve lodging, formalize travel plans, write and prin...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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To me, an Active Rain addict, I know it is really important. I'm sure to most of you it is also, but do you ask this question when you go to look at homes for yourself or your clients? I realize that I'm addicted, and every Friday night at 7:30 at the local meeting hall, I try to address the prob...

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 - Community Videos   Once again, our delayed Spring prevents us from producing our next community video. We had hoped to take you on a tour of downtown Camas. However, we have decided to wait until the trees are leafing, the flower baskets are hanging, and the streets are filled...

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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    For those with Android based smart phones, and especially for those with multiple e-mail accounts, consider downloading and installing K9 Mail on your device.   I’ve been using this for about a week and it is my absolute favorite and so much better than the native email app for my phone.  Her...

By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Remax New Beginnings ---------- and ------------- Ashland Auction Group)
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Milestone Reached - 400,000 Points!! Happy Father's Day to all you Dad's out there!!  My milestone, although no easy feat, is nothing compared to that of being a Father.  In November 2006 I joined Active|Rain after being invited by James Brennan.  At first I had a hard time figuring out what the ...

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 - Community Videos!   Last week, we featured an example of a neighborhood video with a reusable (generic-agent) open and close. It makes it easier to produce a series of neighborhood videos without the need for an on-camera stand up for each one.  This week, YouTube Thursdays fo...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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Every iPhone comes with a pair of "EarPods," which are capable of doing a lot more than you think! Make life infinitely easier and learn these 14 things you can do with your pre-packaged iPhone headphones. 

By Faye Y. Taylor, Homes for Sale Floresville, La Vernia & San Antoni
(StepStone Realty, LLC )
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As Realtors we have access to the NAR's Realtor magazine and I do try to read it to stay up to date with the current news and events but the article about Tech Attack is scary.  Please read to the end because I actually think that is the one of the worst stories I have ever heard.  We as agents a...