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 John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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 1. OK, now Google Gmail wants to finish my sentences in my return emails.  I can't take this anymore!~  It's already bad enough that we don't talk to each other much and text and email primarily, but now the little communication I have left to convey is being co-opted by some clown HTML in the n...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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If you are new to having and managing a website, you are probably wondering what this whole, “SEO,” thing is about. If you are a veteran, you can still benefit from keeping up with the frequently changing guidelines and ranking terms.Your SEO may not determine the success of your real estate busi...

By Jason Will, Jason Will Real Estate
(Jason Will Real Estate)
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Italina Kirknis is a social media presence expert, specifically in LinkedIN. Kirknis is also a speaker for a variety of Real Estate Topics and is also a proud contributor to Inman.com. “People consistently ask me how I got into social media and increasing online presence in regards to real estate...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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Here are two new videos of Traditional/Classical architectural designs that seem to work very well with Marti Garaughty's inspirational music.  The video was made using animoto.  The previous video was paired with Contemporary Houses but I think the transcendental composition works best with the ...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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You know that a good CRM is helpful for individual agents, but is adopting one as a brokerage solution really worth the investment? It absolutely is. There are a myriad of ways having a specific solution can help your brokerage, but we’ve outlined three of the biggest. 1. Recruit the Best AgentsY...

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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 It is pretty crazy busy this month to get an updated photo, and definitely not going to change my profile photo to something less business-like.   There are a few that hit my web site due to reading one of my posts, and don't want to show off a very casual or non-business-like photo. My photo is...

By Corinne Guest, New Homes Specialist
(Barrington Realty Company)
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I am going to start this short post off with a statement than some may and will be entitled to disagree with. SEO, there are no real rules.If there were real rules and we all followed them, we would all be at number one on the search engines. So be careful who you listen to and where you take adv...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Real Estate One)
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Let's talk a litte about guest posting and why it is so important for you and your website.  As everybody knows backlinks to your website are important.  It does not matter if it is a static website or a blog website.  Links to your website matter.  Of course backlinks from high ranking sites are...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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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 Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Microphones are being used by millions of people every day. There are those microphones that are visible in the naked eye, while others are not. Just like in our smartphones and cellular phones, they have microphones inside that collects our voices and sound waves within its perimeters. Once coll...

By George Fanucci, Internet - Technology - Business - Solutions
(CoreFact.com)
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SEO in a Nutshell?There is a lot of buzz from time to time about the death of SEO. What does that really mean?Black-hat SEO is dead... long live White-hat SEO! Yes, you can be penalized if you don't do it right. What is SEO?Primarily, SEO means designing your website to help the right people find...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Mobile Phones Are Growing Again   You may not like this trend, but it looks like mobile phones are growing again.  If you felt funny talking to the air with your phone in your ear, just wait until you're talking to a book.  After years of evolution from brick-sized phones to pocket sizes, cellpho...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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RETS access is the url, username, and password that allow MLS members to log into its RETS server. Receiving RETS access is a critical step in connecting a RETS feed to an agent’s website.Since the 1990’s the influence of the Internet in real estate has grown rapidly. Each year more and more agen...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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Where Is Hidden Ridge?Hidden Ridge is located in Syosset New York 11791, on Long Island’s North Shore in Nassau County. You can reach Hidden Ridge from Jericho Turnpike (West of Route 135 and East of Jackson Avenue) To Cedar (North Side Of Jericho Turnpike) To The End and up to the Gatehouse entr...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Proudly Selling Florida Homes and Lifestyles
(Joyce Marsh at Premier Sotheby’s International Realty)
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Tips to keep your email marketing from ending up in the trash... Several useful tips to use in your Email Marketing Campaigns to improve your Internet Lead Generation: Make sure your content is worth reading Don't offer things in the content pane that aren't true in your email like "free" if it's...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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I know Anita Clark is our Queen of Facebook marketing here in the rain. I never miss her Facebook Friday series and always appreciate her advice and suggestions. When a course came up going over advertising on Facebook I made a point to go because of the success Anita has shown us.Austin PT 50 of...

By Gina Chirico, Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey
(Lattimer Realty)
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How to Add a Referral Link to Your Email SignatureI won't take credit for creating this referral link in my email signature but I do want to share this tip I found on the internet on how to add a referral link to your email signature.Instead of the traditional referral taglines, you can create an...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Ever felt like you ran around doing things all day, only to get to the end of the day and not feel certain of what you actually accomplished? We’ve all been there, and as a real estate agent your focus is pulled in so many directions at once that it can be difficult to feel you are making any rea...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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If you are an individual that is investing in real estate regularly, you may want to consider purchasing houses that are in probate. Although this is a very emotional time for those that are currently selling their homes, it is also one of the best opportunities for many people that are investing...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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If some civil engineers had their way, we could construct skyscrapers in less than a month. Oh, wait— it has already been done . In 2012, a Chinese entrepreneur erected a 328-foot building in 15 days using prefabricated panels.Outside China, few governments allow buildings to be constructed witho...