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.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Technology & Tools

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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A Complete Beginner's Guide to Email Marketing"Having 1,000 engaged subscribers is far more valuable than having 10,000 if most of them simply ignore your newsletters."Email continues to be the preferred method of communication between businesses and consumers, despite the constantly growing pres...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Want to attract readers and build your online following? Write content that entertains, informs, or inspires. Write content that offers solutions or answers a searcher's question. One of the newer buzzwords is "unique value." In this episode of Whiteboard Friday,'s Rand Fishkin explains w...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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How To Write a Blog that's Great For BusinessStudies have repeatedly shown that businesses are taking content marketing more seriously than ever before. According to the Content Marketing Trends survey by Ascend2, 89 percent of companies with a content strategy in place claimed that it works. You...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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New Crew Member at Woodland Management ServiceLast week I took a trip up to Michigan to drop off a new crew member, a New Yamaha Kodiak 700.After our old ATV bit the dust on a project in the Adirondacks this year we had a vacancy on the crew that was causing a lot of pain for feet and vehicles al...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Time and again, a thought creeps in our mind and heart when we don't get desired results from our blogging.What do I think about blogging?It's a daily routine.If you exercise daily, you will be healthy.If you blog daily, you will be healthy, financially I guess.Here's what our friend Robert (Alas...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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As many of you know, I'm a big fan and avid reader of Neil Patel.  He provides great tips on making blog posts and your site better.  And, he writes in an easy to understand format. I thought many of you might find this article helpful: How to rank higher in google by making search visitors happi...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Infographics are becoming more and more popular.  Wikipedia describes infographics as graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly.  There are several sites where you can create your own infographics:,
By Nicole Ocean
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
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 New BPO Automation Forms & FeaturesThis is Nicole Ocean, with BPO Automation Group!I'd like to take just a few minutes of your time to tell you about new stuff that we've been doing. Just in case you haven't development team and I have been busy brewing up lots of tasty, new BPO aut...
Today I am introducing Houseline. I decided to do it here, because I love this community and owe it the best of what I have to offer. We created Houseline to equip real estate agents with the technology needed to compete, and to win, against the big real estate portals in the mobile marketplace....
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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The day of the average REALTOR® is a busy one.  Between commutes, meetings, listing appointments, prospecting, and marketing, you might find it difficult to carve out the time for dinner with your family!While some of your tasks do require that you carry them out yourself, there are parts of your...
By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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It can be helpful at times to be able to do a screen capture. Perhaps you want to save it for being able to reference later. Maybe you want to share the screen shot with a colleague to discuss something. Perhaps it is an image that you want to include in a blog post! There are different ways to d...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
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Well, to start, we had regulations here against signs " that can be moved by the atmosphere". I've seen signs swinging from one eye hook, blown around upside down, tied with ropes to the post to keep them from blowing back and forth, blown completely off, metal signs where the hooks ripped right ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Like it or not, we will have to embrace the technology!In a way, we have already done that - most of us have smartphones and zillions of APPS on our phone.You can add one more to that - TRUE CALLER app, thanks to Sussie Sutton . TRUE CALLER AP CALLER ID AND BLOCK   June's Cloud Burst of you is as...
By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                Sam Shueh                                                                                                                                                                      Campbell, CAIf you're t...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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In case you missed this, Ron and Alexandra have put us on notice to pay attention to what Google knows about you and how you can opt out of having that information so readily available to others. Big Brother?? I hope not!Read on and don't forget to thank them on their original post.   For those o...
By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
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Common Wisdom:  Smart phones don't take good landscape photos. Not true! This is an UN-RETOUCHED iPhone 5 photo, using Apple's native software. For nearly a year after buying my iPhone 5, I thought that it was good for close-ups, and lousy for landscape-style photos.  You may have had the same e...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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In the latest release in the "PEARLS SERIES" of self help books, " PEARLS FOR GIRLS DATING WAITING & SEX...IN SEEKING CUPID...DON'T BE STUPID" you will find many interesting subjects among the over 100 chapters presented on women centered must know categories. One of them presents a problem and a...
By Jennifer Smith, NSA
(Tennessee Mobile Closings)
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 Check out  Mobile notaries can receive and manage closings on-line.  Market yourself and they book business for you online!  It even keeps track of tracking numbers, unpaid invoices, and much more! Partnered title offices, lenders and brokers can view your schedule and book n...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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Are you intimidated by the thought of creating your own infographics?  It's actually quite simple with a free program called Piktochart.Here's how to get started in 6 simples steps:Step 1: Go to and click sign up.      What kind of content is appropriate for infographics?He...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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I know we all hate those moments when we forget a client's home anniversary or some other special day. Well the app Timehop can help you stay in touch better.  Timehop AUTOMATICALLY alerts you to events, text messages, emails, and photos that are good throwbacks and connecting points to build rel...