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 Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 8
Real estate videos show and tell best. Buyers looking for new listings for sale in Maine are very busy and don't have time to fool around. Anyone that has moused, tap tapped, swiped and maneuvered around a mega website like Amazon knows you can easily filter out the color, size, price. Then quick...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
Comments 10
As a former Top Producer user, I can honestly say this has been the simplest, yet most comprehensive Client Relationship Manager I've ever used. Referral Maker CRM makes work, fun! It has an APP for your mobile device, so you can run your business like a business from your office, home office or ...

By Christine David
(Skytech solutions)
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People deal with projects every day literally everywhere. It doesn’t have to be something purely professional. Just imagine that you need to organize a birthday party or a vacation. You won’t argue that these events require attention to plenty of details and these details need to be carefully tra...

By Clayton Bonjean, Broker - Destin - Sandestin - 30A Real Estate
(Mainsail Realty Company)
Comments 1
Destin Beach Front Homes For Sale | Santa Rosa Beach |  FL | 30A | Gulf Front Are you considering purchasing a Destin FL or 30A Beach Front home, condo or Lot?  If so, be sure to check out the two web sites below.  They were created to help you make the right Beach Front buying decision.  I speci...

By Wade Webb, Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
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Whether you’re running a top producing team or just starting out, having the best real estate software at your  disposal will put you well ahead of other agents. Is this finally the year the real estate industry gets the disruptive tools and apps other industries enjoy? Read on to check out our 2...

By Corinne Guest, Barrington Lifestyles
(Barrington Realty Company)
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I no longer use the product for my own website but many here do so I thought you might like to take a look at what some simple sprucing up can do. From blah to bam! I did some customizing on Kathleen Daniels  Exclusive San Jose Homes and Horse Properties web site to take it from an unmatching plu...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 39
Real estate video, nothing better to show the local community flavor, the property listings currently for sale on the real estate market.But resistance. Why the fear of real estate video that lingers? The biggest critics like many things in life are not using real estate video. They cite videos t...

By Joshua Jarvis, Moving Families Forward.
(Virtual Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
Comments 3
Sometimes technology comes along and it disrupts how you do things.  When Zillow and Trulia came on the scene it was interesting to see the "shock and awe" of real estate agents as they scrambled to figure out if the sky is falling or not.   Nextdoor came on the scene as a site that seemed to be ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 0
MLS API is a way to display property listings online. Like other IDX technologies, MLS API allows you to connect to your MLS, build a property search that updates with new listings, and generate leads. But MLS API has an advantage—increased performance and fewer hosting demands.A strong online pr...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Liz Abrams of Abrams Realty shares with Lori Ballen how she became the neighborhood export landing several real estate listings from the social network NextDoor.NextDoor is a private social network for neighborhoods. It helps to bring the neighbors together and allow users to know what is going o...

By Sonja Patterson, Texas Monthly 5-Star Realtor Recipient for the Hou
(Keller Williams - BV)
Comments 3
I so enjoy viewing the artwork of true creatives, and Unsplash allows me the opportunity to both enjoy and USE great photography on my blogs--for FREE.  With the holidays approaching, I expect to use some great holiday photos in my blogs, and perhaps YOU can, too!       Photo by Braydon Anderson ...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 3
There are two more layout options available now for both the branded and unbranded RealBird virtual tours. These are great in case you'd like to embed them on blog posts or your website as listing presentations.See below Shelly Northern's beautiful listing in Miami:Click the image to see the prop...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '87 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states).I had taken over a very large luxury home and we were discussing the details of the plans on site when out of nowhere......this older, saggi...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 2
RESO Web API works by providing a standardized interface to MLS databases, allowing IDX applications and websites to query listings in real time and return them in a user’s search results.Still unsure of what that means? Don’t worry. We’ll unpack it piece by piece.Let’s start with the basics.What...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Instagram is just one of the other social media portals operating out on the Web today. It is a vital platform where you are being able to share your photos both publicly and privately.  Now, if you plan on reaching out to your wider audience, it is imperative for you to start collecting authenti...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 0
If you are looking for a new IDX website solution, consider Realtyna for your one-stop-shop. Own your website and pay our unique one-time fees. Now, with a special Cyber Monday discount. And Tuesday- back to regular posts!  

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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Here are ten essential things every Agent needs to do to ensure they have a successful business. Enjoy! 1. Continue to provide value to past clients The relationship with a client shouldn’t end once the transaction is over. If you want to get referrals and repeat business, you need to continue t...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 4
Here are ten essential things every Agent needs to do to ensure they have a successful business. Enjoy!1. Continue to provide value to past clientsThe relationship with a client shouldn’t end once the transaction is over. If you want to get referrals and repeat business, you need to continue to s...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 36
The beautiful ochre and stone houses that dot the Italian countryside sit by themselves on acres of green fertile fields and cypress trees.  The same building techniques are used for houses in the towns and villages.  Thick stone walls hold up wood beamed roofs and ceilings.  Stucco is the favori...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 26
Inspirational Thoughts for 10/24/18by Patricia Feager  EXPECTATIONS"Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations." Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality." --- Ralph Marston. PLANTING IN ...