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 9
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 Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 0
We get the question a lot: How can I get all the MLS in a single feed?The answer is you can’t, but you can get close. As a ListHub publisher, you can access the listings from 600+ MLS across the United States. Once you have this license, Realtyna software can integrate the listings into WordPress...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 6
Seems it was several years ago that I subscribed to extra storage in iCloud and increased my storage capacity of Dropbox. What I didn't realize is iCloud mirrors your computer and uses space on your computer. So does Dropbox, because Dropbox works like a folder. The only way to save space with Dr...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 81
Knock, knock: who is there? It’s Sean Black and Jamie Glenn and Karan Sakhuja.  Do these names ring a bell to you? Well if you are a Realtor or a Real Estate Practitioner it should. If you are one of the big boys like the Z’s of this world you should be shaking in your booths. How much did Z pay ...

By Velva Dunn, residential sales,new homes and relocation
(Velva Dunn)
Comments 7
The world of real estate can be quite hectic. As an agent, you may feel like you’re so busy that it’s impossible to stay organized and in-control of what you’re doing. Although it’s a lot of work to constantly be talking to clients, showing properties, drafting documents, and closing sales, you’l...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 31
YouTube Thursdays - Branding Consistency   In all of our marketing efforts, we carefully consider if the message we convey stays true to our brand. Print media, blogging, emails, direct mail, and videos all need to target our demographics and reflect our brand identity. If not, we risk confusing ...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
Comments 0
Hey Active Rain!We have compiled a list of our 7 most engaging infographics from the past year to use on your social media platforms. This content is what is known as "evergreen content", meaning you can use it multiple times throughout your career. Obviously don't post the same infographic twice...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 28
One of the ways I astound my Sacramento clients and provide superior service is to respond immediately to emails. That is easier to do when you receive emails in a more timely manner, too. Our phones have helped a lot with that. Especially when we're out in the field. However, try reading a long ...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
Comments 41
I was reading posts in the Lab Coat Agents Facebook group and came across a discussion about real estate website designers. One company had mentioned their sites were WordPress which is a good thing. So, if I buy their website, and if I was already familiar with WordPress, then I would assume the...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
Comments 19
I just posted an article on how to get negative Yelp reviews removed. I then read all of the responses up till now and some of them trashed Yelp. I decided to write up a post to share with the group.1) Yelp wants ACTIVE Yelpers to be organically motivated to leave reviews. This is why you never s...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 8
I was really impressed with is video.... it's MY kind of video!!!  and I thought I'd share it.... Video Marketing Tool – Content SamuraiVideo marketing is something we all know is very powerful but, not everyone likes to be on camera. Brian England asked how I made one of the videos in a previous...

By Cynthia "Cyndi" Cook, Residential Real Estate Sales and Vacation Rentals
(Keller Williams Realty Alabama Gulf Coast)
Comments 3
YouTube Thursdays - Making Videos Worth Watching    Let's face it, entertainment is quite subjective. We all have different tastes.  That's why it is so important to really understand your target demographic(s) and what type of video will appeal to them.  Videos for our "Rural homes and estates"...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals
(MyOutDesk)
Comments 0
The Real Estate industry is always changing. One great way to keep your finger on its pulse is by listening to podcasts. With your busy schedule, you may not have much time to sit and read or even watch the news about the latest goings-on in Real Estate. So listening to a podcast while doing chor...

By Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Expert, Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(Gulf Place @ 30A)
Comments 1
Great ideas for sharing information via video, the great pretender.  Time for an old dog to learn new tricks. Video Marketing Tool – Content SamuraiVideo marketing is something we all know is very powerful but, not everyone likes to be on camera. Brian England asked how I made one of the videos i...

By Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Expert, Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(Gulf Place @ 30A)
Comments 1
Video is time to go viral.. YouTube Thursdays - Making Videos Worth Watching    Let's face it, entertainment is quite subjective. We all have different tastes.  That's why it is so important to really understand your target demographic(s) and what type of video will appeal to them.  Videos for ou...

By Cheryl Carradini, BSB/MKT, MBA
(GoSIMC)
Comments 1
Did you know that there are over 90,000 hack attempts on WordPress sites every minute and over 73% of WordPress sites have KNOWN vulnerabilities? In fact, there are hundreds if not thousands of tutorials on the webs that show would-be-hackers how to hack a WordPress website. That’s just the Word...

By Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Expert, Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(Gulf Place @ 30A)
Comments 1
Interesting stuff here, check it out. Setting up Facebook Messenger to work with your phone allows you to answer Facebook messages from potential and current clients in a more time-effective and professional manner. This article will walk you through the steps you need to take to download your Fa...

By Cheryl Carradini, BSB/MKT, MBA
(GoSIMC)
Comments 2
Setting up Facebook Messenger to work with your phone allows you to answer Facebook messages from potential and current clients in a more time-effective and professional manner. This article will walk you through the steps you need to take to download your Facebook Messenger Code, setup your Face...

By Courtney Cooper, 206-850-8841
(Ben Kinney Brokerages Leadership at our Keller Williams North Seattle Office)
Comments 35
 Focus on making sure you have your plan in place to make 2019 your BEST year yet!  Each year, I like to take the end of the year and do business planning, review last year's goals and results, and write down next year's goals.  Some of the more important things to do for success start with this ...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
Comments 54
We built a website and provided reputation marketing services for a high-end luxury real estate brokerage in California. They reached out to us a month ago because a person or persons were leaving negative 1-star reviews on Google and Yelp.Up until May of this year, the brokerage had stellar revi...