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 Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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Realtyna is happy to announce a new release of its powerful real estate plugin for WordPress, WPL, as well as three new add-ons for Yelp, market research, and brokers.WPL is one of the most popular software packages for IDX with more than 5,000 active users.In the new release, Realtyna adds integ...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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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 Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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As we all know Instagram has already reached over 1 billion users and become one of the best social networking apps. Gone are the days when Instagram was only photo and video sharing platform. Instagram is now one of the best Marketing tools for businesses. Millions of bloggers already on Instagr...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Welcome to Houzz!This is a really great website platform for buyers and sellers -- if you've recently bought a house or plan to remodel an existing home.Houzz.comThe word comes from the combination of House and Buzz. IT is a home remodelling website that caters to current and aspiring home owners...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Healthy, yummy and guilt-free – all these can be gotten through eating healthy food like vegetable, fruit and of course, fish. But what if the process of getting these fish can also be healthy, and guilt-free? Yes, fishing is one of the outdoor activities that requires not just physical prowess b...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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In this modern age, more companies are relying on technology to help their businesses grow. From computers to fast food, they know that they have to keep up with the changing times. According to, in 2018 alone: Facebook had 2.2 active billion users, even despite it being banned in ma...

By Mike Frazier, Northwest Tennessee Realtor
(Carousel Realty of Dyer County)
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About 4 years ago Home Away(VRBO) made a big move not only charging the owners of the vacation rentals but also the vacationer trying to book. I decided right there and then to cease advertising my properties on vrbo. I have tried trip advisor and flip key and others but they all saw what vrbo wa...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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I'm still on my concept of doing fewer blog posts, but making them each go further.   I really appreciate your 'likes' and your comments. Please take a moment to also visit the original blog and leave a comment. I'm still on my concept of doing fewer blog posts, but making them each go further.  ...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Real estate firms are improving the effectiveness of their long-term strategies by implementing the managed IT services Houston businesses of all sizes use to make them function on an equivalent level of other enterprises. Real estate brokers realize failure to implement advanced technological im...

By Deborah Belford, Mother, freelancer and goal getter
(Aims Digital network)
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In our world today, technology is fast becoming an integral part of everyday life. In fact, it is changing the way we live, the things we do, and especially, the way we work. The legal profession is not immune to the current wave of technology, and today, there are numerous ways that technology i...
Real estate lawyers, arguably, depend on technology more than most any other type of attorney. They need to research titles and property history online. They use technology to produce documents involved in the closing. And, as with most law fields, technology also helps to communicate with client...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
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Hey Active Rain!We created this house hunting checklist for you to download, customize, and give to your home buyers to help with their home search. This will especially assist with non-individual buyers, such as families or couples. They can mark what is a need or want and compare their results ...

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 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 Dario Ferreira, Internet Marketing
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Let's face it, without inbound links to your website, also known as backlinks, you will not rank in the search engines for any meaningful terms.Once you have all the SEO basics covered, getting other websites to link to you should be your number one priority. It should be done in a consistent man...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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Video Marketing Tool – Content SamuraiVideo marketing is something we all know is very powerful but, not everyone likes to be on camera. Brian England asked how I made one of the videos in a previous blog and it gave me the idea to write a post in case it would help anyone else with creating vide...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Have you heard of RON? If you did  not, it stands for Remote Online Notarization. You  might ask me, is the Traditional Notary being kicked to the curb? Remote  Online Notarization, is this going to be the new direction? For all the naysayers all I can say is: DocuSign, Digital Ink and the list g...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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Rainers, What a difference a year makes! At the beginning of 2017 when I got serious about blogging about Real Estate Marketing and Real Estate SEO I had no idea where the journey would take me.  One of the first stops was Active Rain. Originally I thought I would use this platform mainly as a Ba...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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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 Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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We get the question a lot: How can I get all the MLS in a single feed?The answer is you can’t, but you can get close. As a ListHub publisher, you can access the listings from 600+ MLS across the United States. Once you have this license, Realtyna software can integrate the listings into WordPress...