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 Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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 This week, we received an email from a member in Active Rain. The embed code was missing from her YouTube channel. A quick check of our channel confirmed that we too were missing the embed code. We weren't able to discern why, but did find a forum with others discussing and complaining about the...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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8 MIN READ An article originally published on Inman exposes 4 harmful lies that too many Agents tell themselves about their business.  Are you guilty of telling yourself any of these untruths? To paraphrase what the author wrote, real estate agents already struggle with the misconception that all...

By Amanda Sue Briggs, Real estate tech junkie, Founder of Roosted
(Roosted)
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Since 2018, over $10 billion of venture capital money has been invested in real estate. The amount of venture capital (VC) money being invested today is over 150 times the amount invested less than 10 years ago. One facet of real estate that has not been changed by technology is referral only bro...

By Francisco Peot, The Best Place To Find Your Home!
(Richmond Home Sales At EXP Realty)
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With the rapid advancement of technology nowadays, we do most of our daily activities with just a swipe or touch of our finger. Most transactions are even accomplished with our smart phone. But it really is not limited to that only. Now, we can even install these technologies into our home and sy...

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 - Useful Tips to Share with Your Niche  Occassionally, we scroll through our subscribers channels to see what they are up to...and at times, we find delightful ideas that spark creativity. Recently, it was a video from Francine Viola.  Francine, who has moved to a rural property...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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5 MIN READ It has been reported that over 240 million unique internet users visited real Agent websites (RealTrends).  Many real estate agents focus time and energy on getting as many visitors on their website as possible, in hopes of getting as many leads as possible.Agents often get discouraged...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
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Both the desktop and mobile versions of the RealBird single property websites are now supporting the amazing PureChat chat application. It's a one time setup task and it takes only a few minutes to complete and all your current and future property websites will have the chat widgets enabled autom...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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Years ago I affiliated with Real Estate Machine but they have re-invented themselves and have a great new look!Whatever else you’re doing to drip on your peeps, new content is always worth a look. Whether you’re a brand new real estate agent who doesn’t really know where to start or a seasoned ve...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Francine, who has moved to a rural property, solved the issue of getting trash cans up and down a long driveway. It's a familiar problem that many rural homeowners share.                                                              Cockscomb, Prestige Scarlet, Longwood Gardens    YouTube Thursday...

By Scott Sambucci
(Altos Research)
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In a previous article, I wrote in detail about using an "organic web search strategy" to help with developing traffic and readers to your blog and website.  Another effective strategy is to use effective commenting on other websites to link to your site. Want to know how this works, or need proof...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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As already established, modern business is impossible without the virtual representation of it. How so? The fact is the modern consumers are more and more becoming online shoppers transferring their purchasing process into virtual reality, thus pushing businesses to adapt or be left behind. As si...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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Making the time to learn it!Note the use of the word making as opposed to getting the time. It is so very important to understand that this one point can make all the difference in the world. You can be someone who implements the CRM and reaps the benefits, or someone who eventually simply regret...

By Paul Tomlinson, We find home for you
(Freelancer)
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Buying o selling your home is one of the major transaction of your life. Therefore, you have to be very careful throughout the process. The initial stage in buying or selling your home is finding the right real state agent. Finding a real estate agent requires a significant amount of energy and t...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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With the onset of the 21st century, the notions of work culture have undergone a complete transformation. This is the time of living ‘smart’ lives. From smartphones, smart cars, smart homes, and smart cards, indeed we are working on our smartness. If everything, we surround ourselves with, includ...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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6 MIN READ Becoming a top real estate agent isn't always about having the best looking photo on your lawn sign or getting a secret resource to send you hundreds of leads every month. It isn’t even about being born with the skill to negotiate great deals. Becoming a top real estate agent is in fac...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Learning by doing. This is the way that Vortex FDC started to work with big clients. Vortex is an online atmospheric modeling service that provides data to the technical Wind and Site departments to have global estimations of wind at places or periods. Basically, it’s a wind resource data for the...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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OpenStreetMap is an online community of mappers from all over the world. Users can make contributions to the map by entering the date in the following forms: GPS Devices Aerial images Low-tech or High-tech field maps This service is known as OSM and it is currently feeding thousands of websites a...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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APS Add-on has a rich design that includes all those important features that make your website visitors stay on your website for a longer period of time.OverviewEvery real estate agent knows that the key to a successful business is the creation of a trustworthy brand. Trust is essential when deal...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
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Are you looking to improve the videos you make for your real estate business? The best camera you can use is the one that is already with you - weather you keep a DSLR around your neck at all times, or have a smartphone in your pocket. With that said though, some cameras might serve a better func...

By Greg Kilroy, the Velocity Group
(Keller Williams Sonoran Living - The Velocity Group)
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All agents know that online reviews are absolutely crucial to growing our business.  Our team, The Velocity Group, has put together a specific system in place for retrieving these client reviews. 1. We determine the "happiest" time during the closing to send the review. This varies, might be a we...