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 Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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by Patricia Feager, 4/17/2018 Scenic views are glorious fleeting moments that can last in memory and better yet with great photographs. How you see the world through your eyes versus a camera makes a big difference. When it comes to landscape and/or action photography, I have learned that you may...

By Bill Risser, Fidelity National Title - Tampa District
(Fidelity National Title)
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Since August 2015, every week I have interviewed someone interesting in the real estate world for my podcast, The Real Estate Sessions. I have interviewed over 135 people from CEO's of start-ups and national associations to up and comers in the industry doing things in new and unique ways. What s...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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The world is changing.And it is changing fast.This is the world of emojis - however, TEXT still works!An oldish re-post from Praful Thakkar.Are you a 'TEXT SAVVY AGENT'? Part 2 Are you a 'Text Savvy Agent'? The world is changing and so is the way you do your business. Here is part 2 of the TEXT S...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Two Decades Of Experience Selling Luxury Homes...
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
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   The Six Thinking Hats Theory and how it can be helpful in Real Estate...        One of the best techniques I have used over the years has been the "Six Thinking Hats" process. I learned about this technique many years ago in one of my Management classes, and it has been proven to be very usefu...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
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I was reading posts in the Lab Coat Agents Facebook group and came across a discussion about real estate website designers. One company had mentioned their sites were WordPress which is a good thing. So, if I buy their website, and if I was already familiar with WordPress, then I would assume the...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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A single property Website helps agents, brokers, home owners and others involved in real estate to market a single home using the highest form of personalized marketing. The Websites are used in listing presentations and serve as the single richest source of information about one home online.  Ea...

By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
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1627 East Valley Road sold on March, 27, 2018 for $35,000,000. Zillow's (Z)estimate of the property's value was off by only $28,220,637? Zillow's Zestimate was $6,220,363?Any thoughts on Zillow, it's Zestimates, or Zillow's credibility? Santa Barbara Real Estate News For the Real Estate Curious: ...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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I am sure this was very much 'in-thing' at that time.I am not sure if it is still around.Here is a re-post from Praful Thakkar.Useful Websites #27 Useful Websites #27 Here is Useful Websites #27: (Day 27 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? As promised, ...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Two Decades Of Experience Selling Luxury Homes...
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
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Sotheby's International Realty "Artfully uniting extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives"              Premier | Sotheby's International Realty | Central Florida Luxury Real Estate | North Orlando and The BeachesJoyce Marsh | 386-299-8291  | joyce.marsh@sothebysrealty Sotheby's International...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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Now that we are in full Spring Cleaning mood, we are re-organizing kitchen cabinets, garages, yard tools in the shed, and maybe even that horrible junk draw. Many people go the extra mile and clean out their cars and office spaces.  However, have you thought about cleaning up your passwords? With...

By Dennis Herman, Dennis Herman
(Realty Executives Elite)
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I can communicate with most businesses in the real estate industry with no problems. Some title companies are very advanced in security as are most banks. This is the best way to Avoid E-Mail Theft. I only use my secured server email address, which is very difficult to intercept. Everything is sa...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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Who does not like market reports?More so when it is analyzed thoroughly?So a re-post from Praful Thakkar aboutThe service that takes care of your market reports.Useful Website #14 Useful Websites #14 Here is Useful Websites #14: Do you remember what was the clue or hint I had given for this site?...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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I am sure you are aware of Elevator Speech.That is a 30 seconds version.Now cut into half - 15 seconds speech.What is that? Answer in this re-post from Praful.Useful Websites #15 Useful Websites #15 Here is Useful Websites #15: (Well, Half-the-way thorugh with this post for my 30-day challenge!) ...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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Have you ever wondered why your blog posts did not get a single comment? Do you want more comments on your posts? Here are 10 Ways To Get More Comments On Your Blog Posts. (not in any specific order of importance.) 1. Start with a catchy title. Like this one..:-). A 'n ways to...' or a question l...

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 Thursday - Timing is Everything    As you build your community video library, try to keep in mind the length of the video, ideally under 2 minutes, and the importance of early viewer engagement. You need to hook viewers quickly.  Recently, in the Q&A section of Active Rain, a member asked...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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Technology moves at the speed of light!This was initial stage for lead capture forms.It is still as good.A re-post from Praful Thakkar.Useful Websites #24 Useful Websites #24 Here is Useful Websites #24: (Day 24 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? Littl...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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It may be relatively easy to publish your articles now.However, I still like this website for the same.A re-post from Praful Thakkar.Useful Websites #23 Useful Websites #23 Here is Useful Websites #23: (Day 23 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? This is...

By Mike Frazier, Northwest Tennessee Realtor
(Carousel Realty of Dyer County)
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Today I got a call from a company wanting me to advertise my Destin vacation rentals on their website for a "small" fee. I guess they are trying to take advantage of owners and renters alike dropping out of vrbo, trip advisor, etc. These companies are taking the lead from HomeAway(vrbo) who charg...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Do you have an office building, a rehab, or a multi-unit apartment building? With commercial real estate loan rates at one of their lowest, now may be the right time to consider a loan for your next real estate investment.If you are an owner or looking to purchase a commercial property, there’s g...

By Tiffany Torgan, Featured on HGTV's New Show! How Close Can I Beach
(Harcourts Prestige Properties of La Jolla)
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Remembering to set the alarm before leaving the house can now be a thing of the past with the latest in technology. According to David Gilbert of Smart Systems, it is estimated that 70-80 percent of his security installs include some element of smart phone control. This is extremely useful for re...