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 Deep Grover
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Women like to look beautiful and want to step out in a new look every day. The hairstyle plays an important role in changing the look of the face. Now, there are several hairdressing equipment available in the market that you can get to make some quick hairstyles before stepping out. One such equ...

By Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Expert, Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(Gulf Place @ 30A)
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I did not know the difference until I read this blog.  Interesting stuff here.   IDX is an umbrella term for technologies that connect a real estate website to an MLS, including iFrames, FTP, RETS, and RESO Web API. VOW also connects a website to an MLS, but because it includes more data than a t...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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 Being organized when moving is tiring and stressful. When moving to a new place, it is inevitable to have extra luggage that will no longer be needed for the new house.These could be old clothes, furniture, and toys. Instead of throwing these items away, you can keep them just in case you need t...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
( | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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PhoneSoap - Product Recommendation for Germophobes! Not only am I a bit of a germophobe but, having been a surgical nurse, I am well aware of the precautions that we should take to prevent the passing of bacteria to others. Well, my ears perked up while listening to an episode of Shark Tank, feat...

By Lee Alley, DIY Your Own Expert Smartphone Photography
(Pro Mobile Photo)
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 Smartphone Camera Glamour-Photos of Flowers & GardensThis was one of the beautiful magenta Herrebore blossoms in a homeowner's yard.  The owner wanted some glamour photos of the gardens' winter plants (daffodils, etc) the day before a predicted hard freeze overnight.  We captured this with a Pix...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Every picture is put through LightRoom program and adjustments outside the camera are made. What is the Most Difficult Image To Shoot and Process?   Bathrooms!  The picture above was from a listing that sold in 1 week back in 2014.  This picture still holds the record for time to process a pictur...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Brivity, for me, has certainly exceeded my expectations!  The system is so robust and I'm still learning all of the many incredible tools that Brivity has to offer. Must-Have Tools of the Trade   As others have mentioned in their posts on this topic, it really does take a lot of thought to narrow...

By Stefan Winter, Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech
(Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger)
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I seem to always end up doing a post about the latest Apple iOS updates & today was the official release of iOS9. The concensous seems to be the same all around the internet, it is a must have update.iOS 8 was released with a lot of bugs, some of which never got fixed even through the 10 updates ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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It’s a situation no one wants. You go online, type in your url, and find your IDX real estate website won’t load. You click refresh—still nothing.The first reaction for most is to fire off a panicked email to the web team. But the important thing is to stay calm. There are, actually, a few things...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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Comments are great for an IDX real estate website. They allow your readers to engage with you and with each other. This helps build a sense of community, and it keeps leads browsing.As the owner of an IDX real estate website, you should both encourage comments and limit them. This can be a tricky...

By Michel Lautensack, Del Val Realty & Property Management
(Del Val Realty & Property Management )
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The 7 Crucial Parts of the Application Process when Renting an Apartment / HomeRental applications, whether submitted on line via a website or by hard copy, should go through a standard process to determine the eligibility of the applicant. Here are some criteria that should be considered:      A...

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 - Creating a Channel Trailer  A Channel Trailer is a great opportunity to showcase your brand and capture like-minded viewers, and clients!  Remember what our AR Branding Gurus, Ron and Alexandra Seigel say about personal branding, “It’s important to declare what you stand for a...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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(above, my first try! and at the time: I HATED computers)A few years ago, before I used any computers to design houses, a husband and wife came to me and unfurled two drawings.  One was a floor plan of a house that they wanted to build.  The second was a nice watercolor of the exterior facade.I s...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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Can We Relocate To Long Island And Find A Home While Living Out-Of-State?  Moving can be a daunting experience and relocating from state-to-state can certainly be a challenge. Moving out of state is a task that requires some real hard work.  We find on The North Shore of Long Island that many out...
Electronic appliances have become so crucial in everyone’s life that you cannot afford to not use them for even a second. Be it the ceiling fan during summers or the washing machine to wash clothes, everything around you has become mechanical and it has saved the time and effort to a great extent...

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 - Camera-Shy? Here's an idea.  Just because you can't face the camera doesn't mean you can't interject yourself, and your personality, into your videos. The biggest advantage of marketing with videos is the power to make connections - and build relationships. And that's one of t...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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As a subscriber to SEMrush and as an SEO Pro I tend to want to use tools that other pros are using.  SEMrush has been regarded as a great tool so I wanted to dive in deep and see if I can get a brand new site to not only rank but also to a 100% using their audit tool.So this is where we start: As...

By Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
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This week we are breaking down what exactly a crm for real estate is. Software shouldn't be a mystery for the people who use it. The goal of a real estate crm is to connect with leads, convert them into clients, and help them stay happy and connected to their real estate agent. At its heart, a re...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Are you considering buying a nail gun? Brad nailers happen to be a handy tool that can be used for a variety of tasks, including roofing, framing and numerous other tasks. These amazing tools are useful in shooting literally hundreds of nails in a broad range of materials that vary from thin wood...

By Jordon Wheeler, J W Group Real Estate Sales and Service
(The Jordon Wheeler Group)
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This post is worthy of a re-blog.  I followed the instructions and found that my service is 40-45 Mbps.  My service is with Comcast.  I check my bill and found that Comcast is charging me for 105 Mbps.  I really like my Comcast service.  It is great for me while working at home.  But the billing ...