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 Jeffrey Ditri, New York City Residential Rental Specialist
(JAD Realty Group, LLC.)
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Slideshow Real Estate Getting High-Tech   MANHATTAN — What does the future of New York City's real estate industry look like?  Will we see drones hovering around to take marketing photos for shiny new condos? Will brokers conduct apartment showings wearing Google Glass or using virtual reality h...

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 - Updated code to help with those pesky video suggestions.   Many of you are frustrated with YouTube's continual updates. One that bugs most of us is the inability to get rid of video suggestions ( from others channels) at the end of our videos. Recently, I (Debb) found an updat...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
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Hey Active Rain!We created this house hunting checklist for you to download, customize, and give to your home buyers to help with their home search. This will especially assist with non-individual buyers, such as families or couples. They can mark what is a need or want and compare their results ...

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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It's time for another round of should you update your iPhone or skip this update? Before we get into that, I have been gone for a few weeks, and it has been a rough few weeks indeed. A few family emergencies have really messed with my business, but I am back on track this week. More details on th...

By Christopher O'Neal, Chris O'Neal Will Close The Deal!
(Samson Properties)
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Zillow’s Zestimates Are Taking a Dip in Accuracy: 150M Dollar Bel-Air Mansion Listed as ‘Sold’If you look at the pictures on the 924 Bel Air Road website, you’d think that the 150 million-dollar property has it all, except for a buyer. However, that’s not what Zillow reported when it erroneously ...

By RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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When someone finds your real estate website in a Google search, and clicks on your site link, does it give your website an automatic SEO boost? The impact of click through rates (CTR) on search engine ranking has been debated for years. Here's why the debate rages on - and what Google has confirm...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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The best option to get a nationwide data feed of real estate listings may be ListHub, a syndication service that has agreements with more than 600 MLS. There are a few other options too, such as Point2, MLS Grid, and My State MLS, or becoming a member of a few large MLS and taking advantage of da...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Regardless of where market trends are at any given moment, the real estate industry is always booming. In 2018 alone, over 250,000 professional entities operating in the residential and commercial sectors generated close to $240 billion in sales.From traditional real estate agencies and flat-fee ...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals
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Acquiring the best tools for your business is essential to ensuring your success. You can have the most talented team but if they aren’t equipped with systems and tools that are at least at par with their caliber of work, then their success will always be held back and will also affect your busin...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
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With Brivity Valuations, you get 10 customizable valuation sites to use in your business. They are ridiculously easy to set up (in fact, we can even set them up for you for a small fee). Here are some examples of different ways that our clients use these sites.1.  Leverage Your SphereYou probably...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
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This is my biggest secret. For four years I have been planning and building and connecting the dots. The fact that we have to pay for 20 different software services, re-enter leads, listings, and pendings, and end up using what I can only describe as the creme of the crap software services ticks ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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In case you missed this , here are 50 ways to use KELLE ! Step # 1 is to download this great App. Then once you've done start to implement the entire list ! As we use it , KELLE learns and expands her abilities !!! Also don't forget to display her to all of your clients and coop Agents you're doi...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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Europe has a wonderful history of artful grace, music, and majestic buildings.  For much of the continent  devastated after WW2 the need for reconstruction at a fast pace was critical to keep people safe and housed.  The industrialization of the building trades was instrumental in making that goa...

By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
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By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
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By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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Training & VideosWebinars on the Community Rating SystemThe CRS Webinar Series provides training opportunities to communities that are not yet participating in the Community Rating System or local government staff that are new to the CRS, and to local government staff with experience in the CRS. ...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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Relating to the public appears to be easy on the surface. What could be easier? You have told & sold your friends, family, neighbors and select people various things over-time and for the most part everything went well and was predictable. Even if it didn't, the stakes were not high enough to cau...

By Maureen McCabe, Columbus Ohio Real Estate
(HER Realtors)
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Sing along... "Don't know much about SEO... Don't even know what I don't know..." I can't think of more rhyming lines that have anything to do with search engine optimization or search engine marketing... hint : Think what's the difference between SEO and SEM... That's a question on the quiz...k...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~Wow. It has been quite awhile since I remember a week where I saw more FB bashing going on. It was happening in mastermind groups, as comments on general "guru" posts, and even here in the Rain. Most of the complaints were much ado about nothing or rehashing old rants. ...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Camera Shy - Part 2 If you’re camera shy, we know it’s hard to step in front of the lens. However, injecting your brand personality, the essence of you, into some of your videos is a powerful way to make connections and build relationships.  Unlike other real estate oriented videos, we encourage ...