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 Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 8
I am so thankful for the modern communications technology which has become the “norm” for me  to conduct my real estate business. Let me give a quick background, I have been selling Real Estate for over 24+ years. When I had my first listing call, I had to drive to the client’s home and sign the ...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 9
 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 John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 35
The beautiful ochre and stone houses that dot the Italian countryside sit by themselves on acres of green fertile fields and cypress trees.  The same building techniques are used for houses in the towns and villages.  Thick stone walls hold up wood beamed roofs and ceilings.  Stucco is the favori...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 1
So You have the WordPress plugin FlexMLS (by FBS same developer that created the MLS used in the Phoenix area ARMLS FLEXMLS) on your WordPress website. Your data is live, the detailed info is gorgeous, and SEO is solid.People are signing up for a portal so they can save their searches.Then you ar...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 7
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 Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 19
Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users, and this time I Will Be First in Line! A lot of my friends think of me as an "Early Adapter", as I am generally up to date o the latest technology and and business concepts. Though I do like to keep learning at all times, and keep up to...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 4
Here are ten essential things every Agent needs to do to ensure they have a successful business. Enjoy!1. Continue to provide value to past clientsThe relationship with a client shouldn’t end once the transaction is over. If you want to get referrals and repeat business, you need to continue to s...

By Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
Comments 0
This week we are breaking down the top 10 real estate software and apps for 2019 over on the blog. We cover all the tech and gadgets designed to make Realtors' lives easier and up their gains in the new year. Some of the top technology includes Buffer, KeyMe, Area Pulse, and more. Check it out: h...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 2
When it comes to home fire safety, a little preparation and precaution go a long way toward ensuring your family, your home, and your valuables are protected.  Consider the following important information about preventing, fighting and escaping residential fires.   Fires and Fire Extinguishers F...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Real Estate One)
Comments 2
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 Mike & Cindy Jones, Real Estate - (904) 874-0422 - Jacksonville, Fl
(Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 7
I love my Macbook Pro. It's the first Mac I've ever owned and I will never by another PC. The one regret is that I didn't buy two of them. I had no idea I would have to share it.......    Mike Jones (904) 874-0422 The Real Estate Station    Keller Williams Realty

By Victoria Carter, TwoMoveYou
(TwoMoveYou)
Comments 4
When it comes to home fire safety, a little preparation and precaution go a long way toward ensuring your family, your home, and your valuables are protected.  Consider the following important information about preventing, fighting and escaping residential fires. Fires and Fire Extinguishers Fire...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 1
RESO Web API works by providing a standardized interface to MLS databases, allowing IDX applications and websites to query listings in real time and return them in a user’s search results.Still unsure of what that means? Don’t worry. We’ll unpack it piece by piece.Let’s start with the basics.What...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(eXp Realty)
Comments 1
Do you have any of these within you? Expectations, Imagination, Drive, Desire, Hope, Commitment, Craving, Belief, and/or inclination?One of my strongest desires, is in addition to providing the highest level of integrity helping sellers or buyers; is to also help real estate agents.This month it ...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
Comments 15
Email signatures give persons quick access to your primary contact information. Also, your signature is also a great way to link to your website so that you can build web traffic from normal daily email conversations. I will give instructions for Outlook 2007/2010 versions below. If you are usin...

By Fred Cope, Looking For Homes With A Smile
(Reliant Realty in Nashville, TN)
Comments 34
                  Photo from Komando.com                               EVEN REALTORS® NEED A DIGITAL GODDESS   In 1995 I was a big fan of WSIX Talk Radio in Nashville, Tennessee.  My car radio remained on that one station.  I was out running errands on a Saturday morning, and when I got back in m...

By Corinne Guest, New Homes Specialist
(Barrington Realty Company)
Comments 17
Last week I gave you GTMetrix.com, a place to see what your website speed load is scored at and actually how fast your home page loads. I like that a lot of you went and tested it. Now let's talk about the rest of your website.Most of you, me included, will have entered your domain name. But like...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 3
Leave it to Vegas to take a chance and roll the dice. Inman is reporting that the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) is ending their syndication agreement with Zillow and ListHub. The question is, "How will the move impact Realtors, buyers, and sellers?" David Crete, the multiple ...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 13
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 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)
Comments 10
 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...