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 Peter Mark SEO Services, Full Time SEO
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Do you have important or sensitive data on your computers? Are you concerned about your security as well as your client's? If so you may need to get proactive about cyber security and ransomware attacks that are taking place left and right.  Just this week, a Chinese woman carrying thumb drive wi...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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How to use Active Rain for SEO| (From a guy that uses it effectively)  I've been on Active rain for seven months. One of the things I have noticed is even EXPERIENCED bloggers are not using Active Rain for backlinking as effectively as they could be and inexperienced bloggers don't seem to be usi...

By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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Top 5 Keyword Tools & Why You Need ThemTarget Interest and Intent for SuccessThese days, effective keyword research is an increasingly important skill for anyone who does digital marketeing for their business. How will you be found if you are not using the right keywords and long tail keyword phr...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals
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Depending on what your needs are, there are many avenues in which you can hire a Virtual Assistant. Some prefer to post on sites such as Craigslist or other online public posting platforms. This is closest to how you would traditionally post a wanted for hire advertisement on say, a notice board ...

By Craig Lebrau, Property Geek in Upper East Side NYC
(Lebrau Property)
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The real estate industry is one that has performed consistently well over the years. This is no doubt (at least partially) due to its adaptive nature. When it comes to shifting with the times, the real estate industry is one of the most forward-thinking sectors in the world. In real estate, there...

By Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876
(Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty)
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This 'rent calculation' card was why I bought my first home back in 1985.When anyone sees how much they spend in rent, it's depressing and alarming to see how much it adds up to over time. In my scenario, I was spending $850.00 per month to live in a 2 bdrm Condominium in Martinez, CA. I rented t...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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i   Facebook is working on so many futurist ideas it would blow your minds. They are working with cameras and microphones in Reality labs to create new technology of an AI system with building lifelike avatars. really cool stuff. It is way beyond my comprehension how about yours?See video  here h...

By Buzz Mackintosh, “Experience, reliable, leadership”
(Mackintosh REALTORS)
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As the year began we had a demonstration in our office on a new program our MLS system is offering; REMINE. This is a technology that will dramatically reshape the way REALTORS® and real estate consumers experience the process of selling and purchasing property. Using predictive analytics in this...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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The broker has a unique position in the real estate industry. As the office lead he or she takes a management role. By overseeing agents and assisting with transactions, the broker ensures that the office runs efficiently and remains profitable. With the Realtyna Brokerage Add-on, brokers can re...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~
(Real Estate One)
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Let's talk a litte about guest posting and why it is so important for you and your website.  As everybody knows backlinks to your website are important.  It does not matter if it is a static website or a blog website.  Links to your website matter.  Of course backlinks from high ranking sites are...

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
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Agents, I wanted to let you know to thing twice before you sign up with (MLS/IDX search tool provider)If you don't like their product, which was unimpressive to begin with, they mandate a minimum 30 day written notice, so if you cancel on the 2nd, you will be charged the follo...

By Gustavo Torres / RE/MAX Rosarito Beach, Tijuana Coastal, Ensenada, BAJA, Remax Baja Realty, Baja California
(Remax Baja Realty)
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Hablamos regularmente con residentes extranjeros que han hecho su hogar en México y, aunque todos los jardines nunca pueden estar siempre colorados, aquí están las razones clave por las que los que han venido y se han establecido dicen que se quedan a largo plazo: "Estamos disfrutando de una mejo...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Where to go next? Finding a home could perhaps be one of the biggest dilemmas a home buyer will have to face. Whether you're thinking if you can afford California, or much farther East, or south may feel too far away, or for young families looking for the areas with a good school district, for  m...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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iPhones are within the reach of everyone over the globe. Gone are the days when only a few people could afford it. New iPhone mobiles are for everyone now. They are the product of Apple Inc. A combination of a cellular phone, tablet PC, iPod and a camera makes up a smart phone. Steve Jobs is the ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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As a real estate agent, you are set up to produce some amazing video content. Your listings are beautiful and your career is fast-paced. But where should you post? In this blog, we’ll introduce some video tips for posting real estate videos to Facebook. Facebook video is a bit different. Videos ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Here's a number worth putting in your cell phone, or your home phone speed dial: 1-800-goog411800-466-4411  This is an awesome service from Google, and it's free -- great when you are on the road.   Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments.               I actually tried this ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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It is projected that in 2015 almost 70% of all the content on the internet will be videos. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Video Tips for the Novice Like Me Recently there was a tech workshop that I participated in at our local Realtor® Association office. If you are...

By Riverside Abstract, Riverside Abstract is a title insurance company.
(Riverside Abstract)
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The two major kinds of property title insurance are lender's and owner's policies. As you might expect, a lender's policy protects a lender from title and land ownership issues, while an owner's policy protects the owner. Lenders are sophisticated real estate investors, and they understand the is...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals
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If you want to become a better real estate entrepreneur, then you have to reduce the manual tasks that take up your time, including email. In fact, answering low-value emails is part of the low-value or time-wasting tasks that can take up as much as 30 percent of entrepreneurs’ time. That’s why t...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
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Thanks, Brad Andersohn for sharing some very important and educational information. I hope this one gets featured because it shouldn't be overlooked!I chose to disable comments to me because I am not the author for this post. Please direct any comments to Brad Andersohn.  This 'rent calculation' ...