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 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 - Branding and Subscribe Option   Last week, we shared a tutuorial for adding a subscribe button and video suggestions using Elements in your YouTube channel. This week, we share another option using your branding watermark. The best part about this option - it will automaticall...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 18
Believe it or not, yes you can!  And, I'm happy to report that I'm one of those bloggers. So first let me mention that I had no idea that this was even possible.  I have been blogging since 2010 and started my own blog in 2011.  I blogged for my business...and it worked.  It really worked!  (I ke...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 6
Interview videos allow you to promote others in your community - and it's a natural form of networking.  You Tube Thursdays - The Art of the Interview     Interview videos allow you to promote others in your community - and it's a natural form of networking. Showcasing local businesses, educators...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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Real estate videos, the most powerful weapon in the entire property listing marketing tool box.In low cost but far away from population center rural markets especially, videos avoid costly delay. Getting folks inside, all around the outside of the property listing. And videos of the community do ...

By KWKLY Text To Lead, Delivering The Best Leads, Faster!
(KWKLY)
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The other day I was scrolling my twitter feed when I caught a stat, 90% of text messages are read within 3 minutes. This piqued my curiosity, so I dug deeper and found some more stats. Over 6 Billion text messages are sent each day in the U.S. Texting in the sales process can lead to conversion g...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
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We wrote an article about our top 5 favorite free stock photo sites. With millions of photos and videos that can be downloaded with CC0 licensing, your real estate marketing materials can be completely unique and beautiful.Our number one is Unsplash.com but the other 4 stock photo sites listed ar...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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Author Anna Maksymova was kind enough to include my words of advice in her article, "The Best Platform For Online Clothing Store: Shopify or WooCommerce?"Click through to read the piece and be sure to share it with anyone you know who has an online store. Sometimes web developers, i.e. "techies" ...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Real Estate One)
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When I started back in 2008 on activerain I never realized the impact blogging and active rain would have on my real estate business.  I know have over 3000 articles on page 1 of Google.  In some key word searches I have 7 or 8 of the articles on Page 1 of google.  Much of it I have learned here ...

By JM Padron, CCIM, MRICS, CCIM, MRICS, Serving South Florida
(INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES)
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All the Tools and support ypou may need to be succesful in the real estate practice. We have just revamped our business model and we are offering two plans with no desk fees nor any othe hidden costs.Earn up to 98% commision once you capped the 200K GC within a year calendar.Make 80% commision wi...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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Useful Websites #24 Here is Useful Websites #24: (Day 24 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? Little change in plan - no floor planners today. This is something you'd want to 'use' it - to capture the lead either on your webpage or on facebook page. (Mor...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 4
Useful Websites #23 Here is Useful Websites #23: (Day 23 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? This is something many of you will not only like it, you'd want to 'use' it. My previous useful website - Useful Websites #22 (please provide some comments on t...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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I have a Mac but need my favorite PC programs to run on it, What can I do? Use Boot Camp Boot Camp comes with your Mac and lets you install Microsoft Windows. No need to download anything yourself — just open Boot Camp Assistant and it will guide you through the rest. How to install Windows usin...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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Hey Active Rain! We have a few downloads to help you get ready for the final quarter of 2018. Feel free to download one, or download all. We hope you find them useful! 1. Royalty Free Images This is what it sounds like! You can pay for stock images, or you can download this resource for a few qua...

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 - Welcome to Our YouTube Channel Trailer  ( Last week, we outlined the why's and how's of creating a Channel Trailer)   We finally got it done. Our YouTube Channel Introductory video is now welcoming new visitors and giving them a taste of what to expect. We felt it was importan...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 2
Useful Websites #22 Here is Useful Websites #22: (Day 22 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? This is something I used to remember. This is a fun site and useful, too. The name is interesting, it reminds me of my childhood days where I invariably will fo...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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I keep learning so much from Debb about You Tube, She need to teach a semiar on it! This week, we take a break from video production tips to encourage you to do some mutual subscribing to each other's YouTube Channels.  The concept is very similar to Anita Clark 's efforts for Facebook Fridays. A...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 0
It’s a wonderful feeling to be busy with listings and buyers as a real estate agent, but it can also be easy to become disorganized. With so many moving parts, things can fall through the cracks, and that would hurt your business. So how do you make sure that doesn’t happen? By using a real estat...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 I love to hear when Samsung comes out with a new model, and check out the new features it offers.   I also love to read the reviews of the issues found once it comes out.    Do you buy the new shiny objects once they come out?   I read about the smudges on the 8 from the sign-in, and how they fi...

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 Naoma Doriguzzi, New Media Director
(Virginia Beach)
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I work with a alot of REALTORS® on their online marketing.  And I have been noticing that so many don't even know how to use and market their REALTOR® desgintation.  So since I have been asked by so many, I am sure there are more that just need their friendly reminder on how easy it is to do.   V...