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 Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 39
SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer). That's the httpS at the beginning of your website domain address. They've been around for a couple years now but they are getting more and more important and if you don't have one, you're already behind the times. I haven't blogged in a while but the ideas ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
Comments 16
I have long thought that providing floor plans for your listings was a good idea but only two things kept me from it. 1. I can't draw worth a darn, and 2. It was expensive to have someone else draw them for me. First I tried drawing my own with a ruler, compass, pencil, and several erasers. Never...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 18
"This person says on their phone that the dash here looks odd""That person said they didn't like the color on this page""My friend said he couldn't find the menu""This person said the subscribe should be at the bottom" This is what we hear as website designers all the time. I get it that you want...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
There are so many advantages of using an aluminum fence for your home or properties. Apart from creating an outstanding and complete look to your property, a residential aluminum fence offers more hence its importance. If you are a property owner and you are planning to do some renovations, make ...

By Scott Cotton, Texas Inspected
(Texas Inspected)
Comments 26
For the sake of full disclosure, I have been a little underwhelmed with the QR code mania going around. Sure, it's neat to be able to scan a code and have it open a website on my phone, but there's a reason why I don't sit around surfing the Interwebs on my phone. Phone + website = yuck. If the p...

By Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876
(Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty)
Comments 47
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 Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 15
4 MIN READ Even if you’re active on social media for marketing, you might still wonder if real estate agents can use Instagram to help promote their business. On one hand, Instagram seems like a perfect fit considering that it’s image-based, and what better way to show off your latest listing tha...

By Realtyna Inc, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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 Have you ever been in a situation when none of the out-of-the-box solutions work for you? They just don’t seem to be fitting of your ideas. That may be the case with the real estate website you’re building as well: Tailored solutions, such as custom IDX Integration, or implementation of that map...

By David Dion
Comments 1
Build Niche Real Estate Website - Cheetah Site Builder  The riches are in the niches, but if you can't build what you need to dominate that niche you are helpless.  I have been using niche websites for almost 15 years, starting with community websites.  I first had to buy sites done for me.  I th...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
Comments 2
Does your organization really need cyber liability insurance? The answer is yes. With the increase in data breaches and cybercriminal activity, an organization can't afford to not invest in dependable insurance coverage. ePC IT Solutions, a Bay Area IT support company offers the following guide c...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
Comments 0
To successfully rope in more employees to your EHS strategy and safety software use, use a people-first approach for high-level engagement.Did you know that a worker is injured every 7 seconds while at work? These workplace injuries, however, are entirely preventable. This is why many businesses ...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
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Do you want to keep out of trouble with the spam cops?Here’s a simple definition of Spam. “Unsolicited messages sent in bulk by email.” Pretty darn clear right? Unsolicited. In other words, if you didn’t get permission to send them an email, you can’t send them one. It doesn’t matter if you convi...
Investments are usually risky, especially when we talk about real estate. So, one must need to keep an eye and ear on the real estate investment. Is investing in a real estate a good initiative? Along with many investments, conducting detailed research and investigating every option is essential....

By Dennis J. Zisa & Associates, Inc., 29 years in So. Jersey and the Greater Camden area
(Dennis J. Zisa & Associates, Inc.)
Comments 0
How many times today did your cellphone make a sound?Aside from phone calls, there are texts, email, alarms, social media and random notifications from the mobile game you play in your downtime.We've gotten so used to these notifications that sometimes we don't even bother checking them, and that...

By Ray Stockwell, Director of Marketing
Comments 1
AI for Real EstateAI for Real EstateTechnology for Real Estate and Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been in the news often in the past year.  Specifically, when it comes to AI for real estate and what to expect from its impact.  Real Estate touches all of us every day – the homes we live in, the ...
With an increasing number of users and surfacing a broad spectrum of iOS devices, businesses have now started to explore different platforms that help bring up their exclusive mobile-based applications to give them a major boost. This was definitely predicted considering immense acceptances of iO...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
Comments 2
We spend approximately 1700 hours a year sat at our desks and roughly 6.5 hours a day sitting down looking at our laptop or computer screens. As we spend a lot of our time here, it makes sense to invest in the correct equipment to ensure that we are not damaging our health. Our primary piece of e...
Cyberattacks keep increasing, but are we doing enough to stop them? Ransomware attacks increased by 118% in 2019. How do we stop them? It starts with corporate awareness and creating a wider value for cybersecurity.  In 2018, reported ransomware attacks decreased dramatically. By 2019, however, t...

By Realtyna Inc, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
Comments 1
The importance of a flexible and well-organized mobile website is well known for almost everyone. In order to be successful in your business, having a website that will completely respond to your users’ demands is a must.We can say that today is an era of competition between sites. The design of ...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 12
When Realbird Has a New Offering, You Should Read and Consider It....I love Realbird... and I Feature Every Listing There....  For a home sellers (and for a potential buyers), seeing an empty flyer box in front of the house can be very frustrating. For real estate agents, it's an ongoing problem ...