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)
Each AgencyLogic single property Website PowerSite Pro, allows you to add up to three agents:  If you have additional questions, email: support@agencylogic.com Or give us a call on: (888) 201-5160
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
We are excited to present this PowerSite Pro single property Website: 10305BeachMill.com Marketed by Christie's Master's Circle REALTOR, Fouad Talout the Website highlights a spectacular $4.5, 8 bedroom, 7.5 bath, 12,000 square home on 5 acres in Great Falls, VA.  Using our new PowerSite Pro platform, Fouad has added:  lots of high definition photos a detailed description office info a property map links to social media accounts and Website.  Fouad Talout has cultivated a visionary strategy for connecting people to their dream homes in the Capitol Region. From his hometown of Casablanca, to 5th Avenue New York City, to Washington, D.C., Fouad combines his international luxury real estate experience with his extended sales background to expertly and effortlessly sell elegant estates and ...
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
In the following video, from CNET, we compare work, hand tracking, games, and playing videos in both headsets, and also discuss how shareable they are. Which wins? 
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
Source: Statista Despite the ongoing transition to 5G, which has thrown a lifeline to smartphone manufacturers struggling to keep up growth in the maturing smartphone market, global smartphone shipments dropped to the lowest level in a decade last year. According to estimates from IDC, smartphone vendors shipped 1.17 billion devices last year, down more than 20 percent from 2016, when smartphone shipments peaked at 1.47 billion units. While many experts think that “peak smartphone” is already behind us, market research group IDC remains hopeful for the industry to return to growth in 2024 and beyond. "The tide has finally turned and it feels safe to say the worst is behind us," Nabila Popal, research director at IDC, said in November 2023. "As we enter the new era of low single-digit gr...
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By Denise Lones, CSP, MIRM, CDEI - Real Estate Coaching & Branding
(The Lones Group, Inc.)
Microsoft Publisher's Days Are Numbered 975 to be exact. Last week, Microsoft announced they would no longer be supporting Microsoft Publisher as of October, 2026. Here's their official statement: "In October 2026, Microsoft Publisher will reach its end of life. After that time, it will no longer be included in Microsoft 365 and existing on-premises suites will no longer be supported. Until then, support for Publisher will continue and users can expect the same experience as today." Our designers at The Lones Group have known for a while this is coming. The writing has been on the wall. While other companies that provide design software have been continuing to innovate over the last few years, we haven't been seeing Microsoft put their research and development into the Microsoft Publis...
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By Dawn Castell, Freelance home stager
(Freelancer)
In the swiftly changing environment of the 21st century, the fusion of real estate with technology marks a critical domain for innovation, development, and heightened efficiency. The wave of digital transformation sweeping through sectors worldwide positions the real estate industry on the brink of a major paradigm shift, fueled by technological advancements set to transform property transactions and management. This discussion ventures into the heart of such changes, examining how pioneering technologies are being woven into the fabric of real estate practices, and the consequences for those involved, and includes a concise introduction to what is artificial general intelligence and its anticipated impact on this transformation.The Digital Evolution in Real EstateThe fusion of real est...
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By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
In this week's post, we'll talk about one aspect of setting up your YouTube channel. Be sure and read to the end of the post to learn about something that you may be doing that is hurting another person when you thought that you were helping them.Depending on your YouTube readiness level, this week's post may be a little out of sequence for you. In our YouTube Thursdays rebooted series, we've been looking at how to start from scratch with video creation. If that's true in your case (starting from scratch), then you aren't quite ready yet to worry about your YouTube channel. However, many reading these posts will already have put some videos on YouTube and so this post will be a good topic to consider: YouTube Banner Cover Images. In last week's post, I created a list of other ActiveRain...
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
You can now choose between creating either a PowerSite Free or PowerSite Pro single property Website. Both are created using the Create New PowerSite button. Having added property details you publish your PowerSite and can then choose if you want our PowerSite Free or PowerSite Pro. But how do they differ?Here are the differences: 
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
We are excited to present this PowerSite Pro single property Website: 658LiveOak.com Marketed by Christie's Master's Circle REALTOR, Fouad Talout, and Pascale Karam the Website highlights a spectacular $9.8MM, 7 bedroom, 7 bath, 14,000 sq ft estate, on just over 3 aces.  Using our new PowerSite Pro platform, Fouad and Jack have added:  lots of high definition photos a detailed description office info a property map links to social media accounts and Website.  Fouad Talout has cultivated a visionary strategy for connecting people to their dream homes in the Capitol Region. From his hometown of Casablanca, to 5th Avenue New York City, to Washington, D.C., Fouad combines his international luxury real estate experience with his extended sales background to expertly and effortlessly sell ele...
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
This week we focus on the RPR (Realtors Property Resource®) mobile app. RPR delivers on-the-go access to an all-encompassing real estate platform, available exclusively to REALTORS®, and offered at no additional cost. Easily accessed through desktop, iOS, and Android devices.You don’t need to be at your desktop computer to create a CMA! The RPR Mobile app gives you the ability to create a comparable market analysis to help your sellers set a listing price, or to help your buyers make a better offer. The video shows you all the steps necessary to search for properties, add properties to your report , set an order, run the report itself, and options for how to electronically deliver it to your clients. 
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By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
Have you been following along in this rebooted YouTube Thursdays series? You can use that link if you want to catch up on the previous posts.We are going to take a break this week from teaching new editing skills. Have you started your homework assignments yet? You can use this week to catch up.Meanwhile, this week, let's take a look at the group of ActiveRain members that have been trail blazing a path in the video world. I may have missed some, and I'd like you to chime in by making a comment if I have!I also wanted to highlight the "Honorable Mentions" because that means there is at least some beginning important steps taken to promote yourself via video creation. Sometimes a YouTube channel is just a collection of listings videos that you get from the photographer that you pay for t...
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By Bob McCranie, Your best advocate when buying or selling your hom
(Broker Associate / Team Lead - Texas Pride Realty Group)
How to Read Google Search Console and Google Analytics.Google Analytics and Google Search console can be confusing but I want to show you the data you can get from each and how they can help your web presence.  
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By Bill Salvatore - East Valley, Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net
(Arizona Elite Properties )
Today I was helping a client with their website and we discovered by they weren't getting any leads sign in. This is the second site I've worked on recently were the forced sign in was over-written by the bloatware scripts that are there to make the site look "pretty". This is the second site I've worked on where this happens. I'm not fond of scripts that take a fast, functional site and weight it down and destroy the strong points of the site.   Bob McCranie Texas Pride Realty Group -HomeSmart Stars972-754-0582 cell  Bob@BobMcCranie.com Copyright © All Rights Reserved My Sites: www.CoachBobMcCranie.comwww.TexasPrideRealty.comwww.TodaysDFW.comwww.FleeRedStates.comwww.AustinBestAgent.comwww.TodaysEastTexas.com  
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By Bob McCranie, Your best advocate when buying or selling your hom
(Broker Associate / Team Lead - Texas Pride Realty Group)
Today I was helping a client with their website and we discovered by they weren't getting any leads sign in. This is the second site I've worked on recently were the forced sign in was over-written by the bloatware scripts that are there to make the site look "pretty". This is the second site I've worked on where this happens. I'm not fond of scripts that take a fast, functional site and weight it down and destroy the strong points of the site. 
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By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
Have you been following along in this rebooted YouTube Thursdays series? You can use that link if you want to catch up on the five previous posts.I'll be demonstrating editing techniques using the CapCut video editing app. This is a free app that works on both PC and Mac. Even if you aren't using this app (for instance you may be using iMovie if you are on a Mac), the principles of editing are still applicable.In this week's post, we are going to look at adding text to your video. In the previous post, the homework assignment was to shoot 4 or 5 video clips on your mobile phone camera and stitch them together in the editor. You learned also how to trim the clips down in length so that they were about 7-10 seconds each. That composition video project will be the basis for what we do toda...
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
We are excited to present this PowerSite Pro single property Website: 108MonroeStreet101.com Marketed by REALTOR Marcus E. Turner, the Website highlights a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in Rockville, Maryland.  Using our new PowerSite Pro platform, Marcus has added:  lots of high definition photos a detailed description highlights amenities documents a video/virtual tour office info a map links to his Website.   Having done it all — whether it’s working as a general contractor, subcontractor, wholesaler, flipper, investor, or landlord — the industry of real estate is very personal to Dr. Turner. It’s been over 45 years since the first time he held a hammer or assisted his father in surveying land for new construction.Now with his extensive 45+ years of real estate experience coupled with ...
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
Top smartphones cost a lot of money. Not everyone has the kind of money to buy a new smartphone every year. Some people prefer repairing their old phones. This infographic from ElectronicsHub takes a look at the easiest and hardest smartphone brands to repair: 
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
We are excited to present this PowerSite single property Website: www.23John.com Marketed by Laurel Guy of Warren Real Estate, the Website highlights a $559k, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom brick home just five minutes from downtown Ithaca and Cornell.  Using our PowerSite platform, Laurel has added:  lots of high definition photos a detailed description property documents a print brochure office info an embedded Virtual Tour a property map agent contact information.  Laurel Guy is a top ranked real estate agent in Tompkins County and ​has maintained her status as a top listing agent at Warren Real Estate since 2007. Her listings have been shown on CNBC Million Dollar Listing, CNN & HGTV. Laurel was also featured on HGTV House Hunters. With her expertise in online real estate marketing and tho...
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to computer systems capable of performing tasks that historically required human intelligence, such as recognizing speech, making decisions, and identifying patterns. It encompasses a wide variety of technologies, including machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing (NLP). When most people use the term AI today, they’re often referring to machine learning-powered technologies that enable machines to perform tasks previously achievable only by humans, such as generating written content, steering a car, or analyzing data AI has applications in various fields and continues to evolve, impacting our daily lives in areas like recommendation systems, chatbots, and more I will share post to the group from time to time and encourage you t...
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
We are excited to present this PowerSite Pro single property Website: 10305BeachMill.com Marketed by Christie's Master's Circle REALTOR, Fouad Talout the Website highlights a spectacular $4.5, 8 bedroom, 7.5 bath, 12,000 square home on 5 acres in Great Falls, VA.  Using our new PowerSite Pro platform, Fouad has added:  lots of high definition photos a detailed description office info a property map links to social media accounts and Website.  Fouad Talout has cultivated a visionary strategy for connecting people to their dream homes in the Capitol Region. From his hometown of Casablanca, to 5th Avenue New York City, to Washington, D.C., Fouad combines his international luxury real estate experience with his extended sales background to expertly and effortlessly sell elegant estates and ...
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