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 - Video Marketing Inspiration Abounds  When someone we subscribe to on YouTube posts a new video, we get a notice. Therefore, when Charlie Dresen of Steamboat's My Home posts a new video, we have to take a peek. He's just that good.   In my opinion, he's one of the best Realtor...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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 Top Ten Lists Love them or hate them, there's no denying the popularity of Top 10 lists. Here's a few reasons why many folks seem to like them. The Power of 10. According to research, people are drawn to round numbers, and in particular, the number 10 for rankings.Easy to digest. We are informat...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Are you tired of being caged inside? Tired of the kids doing nothing however viewing TELEVISION and also computer game? Then possibly you should get going intending a yard for this springtime. Every person has time for a small yard, even you. The method is to begin tiny and have a source of good ...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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Last week, Mary was previewing a home for some out-of-town buyers. Her report to them included the fact that there was a strong cat urine smell in the home. Ordinarily, we'd expect that to be a deal killer, but our buyers are looking in a tough market segment with a lot of competition, and pickin...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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The first real estate contact manager was created in 1982 by Howard Sanderson.It was called Howard and Friends and agents loved it. It was the first of dozens of software tools to help real estate agents do a better job of organizing their business. Unfortunately there were a relative few people ...

By Stefan Kaertner, Architectural Rendering Expert
(RealSpace 3D)
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Are realtors doing enough when it comes to utilizing technology to maximize their sales?Realtors everywhere are savvy enough to know they need to grow a network of potential clients whether it is through Facebook or Instagram, however when it comes to more complex technological endeavors are real...

By Hawaii homes
(Century 21 iProperties Hawaii)
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I've kept an eye on color laser printers for years now, waiting for a model that has the right price and features.  I saw the HP CM1312 at Costco and thought this might be what I've been waiting for! Checking reviews online, most of them were positive.  In particular, PC Mag rated it an "Editors...

By Carolyn Mantia
(Clarity Street Realty)
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Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Plaxo, Linkedin and the list goes on and on and on.  These sites can cause complete overwhelm as well as take users careening off in unproductive directions, leaving them wondering what did I even accomplish today. Myspace used to be the "IT" place to social network bu...
Businesses are stretching at a rapid pace. You can find myriad of things happening in the industry. Of course, you can make the most of everything once you own the right tools in hand. You can expand your business extensively and enhance your inner workings once you have the proper and productive...

By Jimmy Chickey, Realtor, Nationally Recognized Author, Teacher
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest)
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PDF Expert 5 - The Best App for Editing PDF's and Signing Docs is FREE for a limited time Save $10.  For a limited time, PDF EXPERT is FREE.    PDF Expert 5 I have always been a big fan of PDF Expert and even wrote about it last year. I said that the time that it was the best iOS app for signing...

By Jimmy Chickey, Realtor, Nationally Recognized Author, Teacher
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest)
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PDF Expert  - The Best App for Editing PDF's and Signing Docs is Now on the MAC   PDF Expert for the Mac I have always been a big fan of PDF Expert and even wrote about it last year. I said that the time that it was the best iOS app for signing and editing PDF's on the iphone and iPad.  Our team...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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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 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...

By Daniel Bennison
(Reece & Nichols Mission Hills)
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I got a Blackberry Curve 8530 for Christmas and I absolutely love it. This is not my first smartphone as I am a veteran by having a Palm Treo previously. This phone is much better than my old Palm Treo, but it is also better than previous versions of the Blackberry Curve.One obvious is reason is...

By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Custom Video Creator
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
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There are two revealing email analytics that tell you volumes about your email marketing engagement. How many people open your email? How many times do your readers open your email?   #1 - Subject lines are the driving force behind email opens, and we will cover that in another blog post.#2 - If ...

By David Farrell, Licensed NY State Real Estate Broker
(David V. Farrell Co.)
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I’m writing about a new electrical outlet that would make the typical reader push the ‘next’ button.  But this product is the real deal and, I would be surprised if it weren’t found in most houses within the next few years.  In fact, if I were an electrician today, I’d bring a box of them with me...

By Florida Management and Consulting Group Inc., Real Estate Brokerage and Property Managers
(Florida Management and Consulting Group, Inc. )
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  What do you think of our new video? This is our first video but we want to do more in the future! I can think of several things that we might do and say differently in future videos but I also want to get everyones feedback first. It takes a while to get it just right. Feel free to critique, al...

By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Custom Video Creator
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
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Real estate agents have been blogging for years, creating content for home buyers and home sellers.Your real estate blog is the best place to turn for your video scripts!Here's an example of popular home buyer blog post text, 7 Steps On The Road To Buying A Home, converted into video in three for...

By Steve Kantor, Best Agent Business - Virtual Assistance
(BEST AGENT BUSINESS)
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Farmers and home gardeners alike plant more than they know will come up. Some seeds don't take. Some is lunch for the birds. Some plants that come up don't produce any vegetables though they consume the time and the fertilizer. This is true even after farmers, full time and weekend, have planted...

By Eric Erickson, Murrieta-Temecula CA. Real Estate and Homes
(Realty One Group/SW Temecula Murrieta, CA.)
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Hello everyone, I am searching for the best and easiest to use website company with all the features idx,crm, seo etc.. and the most cost effective. Please give me some feedback. Thank You!