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 Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
Comments 86
This is my biggest secret. For four years I have been planning and building and connecting the dots. The fact that we have to pay for 20 different software services, re-enter leads, listings, and pendings, and end up using what I can only describe as the creme of the crap software services ticks ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 22
"Your device isn't compatible with this version."That's not the message I expected to see when my phone told me I needed to update one of my apps, but I could live without that app, so I moved on without it.And then it happened again.  Again, something I could live without, so I moved on.But it d...

By Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead
(Women of Westchester Working Together)
Comments 1
So I'm experimenting with a new site called IMfaceplate.  I'm not sure if this is going to work or not. So far, I've written 3 quick articles on the site: How long to wait before putting an area rug on your newly refinished hardwood floors (because it is longer than most people realize) Buying ar...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Comments 26
Helping homeowners lower their energy bills has truly been a 10 year learning curve for me benefiting my clients. Thanks to my background, I was invited to be a guest on the podcast "The Weekly Closer."  I had such a great time and I can't thank Security Title & Fidelity National Home Warranty en...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
Comments 4
Atlanta -- Facebook for BUSINESS -- FREE TRAINING! Sept. 24 -26, 2018                   Outline of all Trainings                          Registration  Imagine! Everything you want to know about growing your business on Facebook ... ALL IN ONE PLACE and all trainings for FREE.  "Digital skills cl...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
We don't need to be full-time movie producers to create decent videos.... YouTube Thursdays - Just for Fun Videos      Last week, we encouraged you to have some fun with videos. First, taking the time to consider topics that matter to the core clients in your niche. Not only are you building a li...

By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market
(Home Jane Realty)
Comments 17
For years I have subscribed to an IDX service, paying those high monthly fees. At the time there was no choice and every penny was worth it as this brought me almost all my business. But as time went on and Google kept changing its algorithm rankings started to drop across the board for people wi...

By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Custom Video Creator
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
Comments 2
Real estate brokers and agents put their business at serious risk when they compromise the privacy and confidentiality of real estate sellers and buyers.This is a pre-GDPR video and it is still highly relevant. The breach-of-privacy case study referenced in the video, 🔥 "Short Sale Trophy Room" 🔥...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 33
. If you have practiced real estate for any length of time...if you have worked with estates, divorce, relocation...in our case, all of these areas...there are times when physical staging does not make sense. Timing can be an issue. Courts and Sellers want the property on the market yesterday. P...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 5
This may be Greek to you but I wanted to discuss sub-domains and sub-folders (sub-directories) and the differences between them. A sub-domain is a completely separate domain (URL) sort of riding on the back of the main site like this: blog.website.com A sub-folder is another platform that has bee...

By Eva B. Liland with Century 21 Doug Anderson, Glad to be of Service
(Century 21 Doug Anderson)
Comments 20
RING is a great invention that stops Porch Snatchers to steal your valuables, let you monitor your visitors weather they RING your doorbell or not, basically from anywhere. All you need is a Smartphone and you are all set! You can speak to your visitors thru the two way speakers and it even has a...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 1
Lights, camera, action! We think there's a reason lights come first in the aforementioned phrase. In our opinion, poor lighting can quickly turn off potential viewers. Plus, poor lighting can age us. Argh!  Let's face it though, we don't have time to become cinematographic whiz kids, our first j...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - iRealty Arkansas)
Comments 16
 Ahh, Zillow...Some agents will tell you that they love it, and others like me, well we go about our real estate lives pretty indifferent until our clients start to believe some of the false information it provides. Now, I don't want you to think that this is an article all about Zillow, the good...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 1
Just like with the unbranded version, the new branded RealBird virtual tours can be easily embedded into blog posts.Here are two examples:18614 E Mountainaire Dr Rio Verde, AZ 85263 - Courtesy of Nancy Laswick 11 Ocean Ridge Blvd SPalm Coast, FL 32137 - Courtesy of Janie Coffey You can create you...

By Vicki Allsopp, Real Estate Digital Marketing Freelancer
(So-Nicheless)
Comments 2
When you hear the phrase “luxury property” what comes to mind? A high-rise in downtown Manhattan? A sprawling French provincial estate in Savannah? A vacation home with a panoramic oceanfront view? A secluded, 6,500 sq. ft. cabin in the Rocky Mountains?One man’s home is another man’s castle becau...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 0
With our latest update you can now add Matterport and Archilogic 3D floorplans to your RealBird listing websites. Simply copy and paste your Matterport or Archilogic links in the RealBird listing editor under the "Video, Matterport, Archilogic and VT" section and optionally add a title for these ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
What values do you share with your target demographic(s)?  YouTube Thursdays - Just for Fun Videos     Today, our YouTube Thursdays suggestion is to have a little fun. In other words, we encourage you to produce videos that truly connect you to your core audience. Building connections is pretty e...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 32
Lights, camera, action! We think there's a reason lights come first in the aforementioned phrase. In our opinion, poor lighting can quickly turn off potential viewers. Plus, poor lighting can age us. Argh! Let's face it though, we don't have time to become cinematographic whiz kids, our first job...

By Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
Comments 0
The My Buying Buddy IDX/CRM Suite is now compatible with Squarespace, the prominent website builder. IDX plugins, like the one from My Buying Buddy, can be installed on your Squarespace website. It’s easy to deploy IDX search, property display, and Lead Capture, all seamlessly presented in your w...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 31
These days we use our cell phone for everything but a phone. We use our phones as a flash light. However I have 3 reasons why this is a HORRIBLE idea. We also use our cell phone as a camera. I got away from using a flash light, however I always seem to find myself in dark places or homes without ...