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 - What it takes to get it right.   We both really enjoyed this video from Ron and Alexandra Seigel. While the three minute length is longer than what we often suggest, we think the subject matter and quality of the video warrants the longer time.   The graphics, photos, and vide...

By Besmove Property, Property Manager
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There was a time when landlords had troubles to manage their data on paper. It used to effect a great deal on their business. Then came the heavy portals that stored real estate data through complex channels. But cloud property management software has made things way easier now. The property data...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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The best IDX sites are constantly evolving. Agents and brokers upgrade their sites with new plugins and software to solidify advantages over the competition and drive new business.It is a best practice to put up a “coming soon” or “under construction” banner whenever working on your site. This pr...

By Dennis Herman, Dennis Herman
(Crossroads Real Estate LLC)
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Information is PowerWe’ve all heard the term, “information is power.” But what does that mean in the Real Estate Industry? Let’s take a look at big time investors. What do they look at. Price of course. How do big time investors know if they are getting their best price? This applies to both the ...

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...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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  Does technology matter in real estate ? That was a question that was posed to us by a Seller/Buyer.  While we do not profess to be the Royalty of the Internet....we do know the systems and tools that perform in all the ways that make the most sense for  lightning quick responses to prospective ...

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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I seem to always end up doing a post about the latest Apple iOS updates & today was the official release of iOS9. The concensous seems to be the same all around the internet, it is a must have update.iOS 8 was released with a lot of bugs, some of which never got fixed even through the 10 updates ...

By Mona Gersky, GRI,IMSD-Taking the mystery out of real estate.
(MoonDancer Realty, Dillsboro,NC)
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One of the reasons my AR participation had slowed way down was the computer at home would sometimes work, sometimes not.  When I needed to work from home, I developed a work around the issues by using harsh language and just abruptly shutting the computer down.  Then, I'd give it time to consider...

By John Brave
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Be it for domestic use or for commercial purpose, a printer almost an essential these days. Without a printer attached with a computer or a laptop, the devices are look incomplete. The printers have been a long concept but recently it has become a must with all the documents assuming a digital ap...

By Ted Baker,
(Carmody and Associates LLC)
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We all know that professional photos in MLS are a big plus to your marketing.  But with the exception of brokers in the "luxury market", many of us can not afford to pay the guys who do layouts in Architectural Digest to take MLS photos of our listings below the median price range in our markets....

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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When your computers and business network are running slowly or glitching repeatedly, it can cause a serious impact on your productivity and that of your staff. Technology is the cornerstone of many successful small businesses, but it can also be extremely damaging when your technology isn't worki...

By Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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VirBELA, owned by eXp World Holdings,  creates #FutureofWork 3D worlds that help remote teams come together, feel together, and work together online.One of the users of VirBELA's technology is eXp Realty, a large real estate company with our 20,000 agents distributed across the US & Canada. They ...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
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There are two more layout options available now for both the branded and unbranded RealBird virtual tours. These are great in case you'd like to embed them on blog posts or your website as listing presentations.See below Shelly Northern's beautiful listing in Miami Beach:Click the image to see th...

By Tommy Wyher, I am an freelance writer and professional marketer
(Husky Marketing)
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Technology is shaping all industries and the real estate industry is no different. The real estate industry has become far different than in the past due to technological changes in society. There are very few best kept secrets with the different home selling and buying aggregators. The attribute...

By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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 I read these on Mashable yesterday, Monday Morning, and knew I had to spread the word. Tech Failures As you can imagine, with 25 years of "virtual" experience under my belt, I pay close attention to all technology; Big companies like Apple ad Microsoft and smaller up and coming companies that ha...

By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Custom Video Creator
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
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Video product launches present interesting opportunities, and they equally frustrating from a messaging standpoint.Most of these launches are targeted at marketers, who aim to make money selling videos to real estate agents.Here are some of the "suggested" email subject lines for this week's X-Wa...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Instagram Punished  me @endrebarath  for being kind…No! The reason is not what you are thinking. I was not writing hundreds of posts about Real Estate No not because I was spamming people.Well let me give you a little background I have been on Instagram since August 2016 during this time I have p...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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The profession of a Doctor is very popular and noble. It’s respected all over the world. The need for doctors is paramount and people worship them next to God. This virtuous profession has the power to cure and award a new life to fellow beings.  If you want to have a successful career in Medicin...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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Access to the MLS usually requires a real estate license. But sometimes you can gain access by partnering with an agent, building a long-standing relationship with the MLS, or signing up as an unlicensed assistant. We review these and other ways to access the MLS below.For more on the subject, ch...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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The modern real estate agent is expected to be an expert salesperson and web manager all in the same 24-hour day.Naturally, any tools that can reduce the workload on real estate agents are highly valuable. In this article, we’ll review 7 drag and drop page builders that can limit web admin tasks ...