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 Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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You might ask why I'm WooHoo'ing... Last Friday I called Verizon. They had sent me a notification informing me my 2-year plan was ending Sooooo I called them and asked what programs they had to save me money but keep my level of service. Verizon said I could get an increase in speed and a consoli...

By Kris Collis, Associate Broker, Professional Results you Expect 570-507-7510
(Smart Way America Realty)
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Yesterday, an Active Rain realtor discovered her passwords stored by online sites - horrific!  Other members jumped in with preventative measures, I forwarded them to our MLS Board of Directors.  (Credit and Sources:  Ryan Huggins, Caroline Gerardo) Here are the Take-Aways: Personal Responsibilit...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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If you like to learn new things that enhances your online time or makes better use of your time, then I call you a "power user." I am one of that type too! :) One of my webinar outlines goes into different ideas under this theme and hopefully in the near future it will be the theme of an upcomin...

By Gretchen Bradley
(Realty Source Inc.)
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Did you know that Internet Explorer 9 (maybe even previous versions) can track your physical location and send the information back to the site you are visiting? You may think, "Big deal. Who cares if they know where I am?" Even if you don't subscribe to the "Big Brother is watching" conspiracy t...

By Peter Mohylsky, Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(PrimeSouth Properties)
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Ok techies, here is a great story to read here as we sprint to the end of the year. Sometimes it's just easier to SHOW rather than to TELL. For example... When is the last time you checked to see if your social badge links were up to date? In ActiveRain, would you know how to fix this? Notice in ...
A website is one of the essential platforms you need to have when running a business. Whether you’re a startup or an existing one, you need it as it easily showcases your business offers to the target audience. It is where your product content is to be found. It is where your promotions and other...

By Michelle Cherie CarrCrowe Just Call...408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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RealBird PRO is one of my favorite real estate tools. If you haven't tried it yet, now is your big chance to try it out for only $1 for the first 30 days. I think if you are like me, you will like it. I've been using it since it started. You are the first to know! Please share and reblog :)   Sta...

By Rich Jacobson, Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker
(Fathom Realty West Sound)
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Okay, so lately, everyone and their brother has been telling you how wonderful Facebook is for making meaningful connections within your sphere and attracting potential clients. And even though you’re still trying to adapt technology from the 90′s, you reluctantly relent, and join the ever-growin...

By Rich Jacobson, Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker
(Fathom Realty West Sound)
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People often ask me, "What online tools do you find to be the most beneficial to your business?" With so many great technology tools available these days, it's hard to sort through them all. But one of my most obvious choices would be Jing. Jing by TechSmith is a fast, easy, and fun way to captur...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Dropbox for Business is a cloud-based storage service that provides companies a number of critical benefits. Here are five of the most important.Dropbox for Business is a cloud-based storage solution that offers businesses of all sizes a great deal of value. It allows you to save and store files ...

By Realtyna Inc, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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You can be a main player in the real estate market if you know the rules of the “game”. Good and powerful strategy for your business is the main factor to make progress as a real estate agent. In order to have a powerful strategy, you must always be focused on the market and have an idea about th...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Generating quality leads is a topic that’s almost always on the minds of realestate agents. Today, we are sharing a post that originally appeared on RISMedia. In the post, you are shown three actionable ways real estate agents can create a stream of leads to keep business flowing year round.It wr...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
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With Brivity Valuations, you get 10 customizable valuation sites to use in your business. They are ridiculously easy to set up (in fact, we can even set them up for you for a small fee). Here are some examples of different ways that our clients use these sites.1.  Leverage Your SphereYou probably...

By Gina Chirico, Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey
(Lattimer Realty)
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How to Add a Referral Link to Your Email SignatureI won't take credit for creating this referral link in my email signature but I do want to share this tip I found on the internet on how to add a referral link to your email signature.Instead of the traditional referral taglines, you can create an...

By Rich Jacobson, Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker
(Fathom Realty West Sound)
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"Conquering Creative Constipation" or "Overcoming Blogger's Block" (another helpful article in the 'Blog Tips for Rain Drips' series)   If you've been blogging for any period of time, then chances are at some point you've experienced 'Blogger's Block' - that discomforting dry spell in the writing...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
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We wrote about our favorite way to solve the "empty flyer box problem" using SMS text code stickers that are available for your listings on RealBird. Another great way to online enable your offline advertising surfaces (letters, flyers, boxes, sign riders etc.) is using QR codes. We have been pro...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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How are the fall colors where you are located? In metro New York City, we are just now starting to see some nice colors pop out. Today was a very rainy day. However, when the rain finally stopped the sun popped out very quickly after. I wanted to take a photo out of our front window of the blue s...

By Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
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Buying Buddy IDX CRM Joomla IDX + CRM plugin is now availableThe Buying Buddy IDX CRM solution is now available as an easy-to-use Joomla Plugin. Web developers and real estate agents who use the Joomla CMS can now use the new Joomla IDX plugin to easily install and deploy IDX seamlessly on Joomla...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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There are so many incredible games are out there and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen order is one of them. This particular game is going released by 15 November and available for the Microsoft windows, Xbox one and Playstation 4 as well. You will find a lot of gamers are facing complicated issues and bugs...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
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Here is the weekly stats of how many click-throughs we received to our various blogs and the featured listings sites through Missinglettr. These numbers speak for themselves :) Hundreds and thousands of clicks through Twitter only in 7 days. All automatically. We think that you should stop everyt...