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 Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Mobile technology is changing the real estate landscape, and it’s crucial that you don’t get left behind. We all know that this is true on some level. If you’re an industry veteran, think back to how you did your job 15 years ago, in the pre-smartphone era. You can probably name 5 or 10 ways you’...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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Easy answer! Your CRM's Calendar! You use your CRM's calendar exclusively to originate activities and calendar items. Why? Because it’s the only way to build a consistent, cohesive history of your interactions with your contacts and properties. You can view them anywhere you like, but you need to...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
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With so many changes to the industry, theories of the zillowpacalypse are more plentiful. With so many websites now bypassing the agent, real estate agents have reason to be paranoid of what direction the industry will take 10 years from now.Here are 5 Reasons Why Agents Will Be Needed in the Fut...
The powerhouse of the European economy, the Czech Republic has emerged as one of the most promising business areas of small to medium scale businesses. As the Czech Republic has a cordial bilateral trade relationship with the US and the European Union, businesses can enjoy a great market recognit...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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If you plan to take advantage of your cellphone camera, it’s worth your while to explore some of the apps out there that can really up your game.  They offer new tools with filters, options for quick editing, and more.   Video Recording and Editing Apps for cell phones.   The quality of cameras i...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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While Microsoft's latest ad campaign seems determined to prove that you don't need Office 2019 and should go with Microsoft Office 365 instead, there are still plenty of businesses that are not quite ready for cloud-based applications. There is a pretty compelling business case behind Office 365:...

By Leif Price, Content Marketing Specialist
(Spot Color Marketing)
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Most hackers rely on phishing attacks to gain access into the systems of companies as well as small to medium sized businesses. As more companies and small businesses continue to increasingly rely on information technology to undertake their core business processes, they become more prone to phis...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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My first CRM in 1988 was Real Estate Specialist. It was DOS!It had something called Activity Plans, which are a set of automated reminders to do things such as send an email, make a call, send a letter, etc., You can sell a house and start this plan, and the reminders come up on the day that they...

By Sarah Layton | Copywriter & Inman Star Contributor, I provide real estate content marketing services
(Best Real Estate Writer, a Layton Media brand)
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By now, I am thrilled that most of you understand that with most (over 90%) real estate transactions starting from an online search, that you have no choice but to have your own real estate website. Every day, buyers and sellers are hopping online looking for someone like you to help them through...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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WPL CDN or WPL Content Delivery Network is a geographically distributed group of servers that work together to provide faster delivery of real estate content for Realtyna’s IDX system.Page load speeds are massively important for online businesses. A well cited statistic suggests that more than ha...

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 Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
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Mortgage backed securities (MBS) flat today at 103.25 having closed 157 points above support offered by the 200 day moving average. The conforming rate is at 4.00% today. My jumbo pricing is now sizzling! The 30 year jumbo for $1 million was at 4.00%. Whether in New England, the Mid Atlantic or t...

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 Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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Elementor is a widely popular page builder for WordPress.Known for its high-level design and live front-end editing, Elementor has helped millions of WordPress users build beautiful sites faster.Now, you can add IDX to Elementor and take your real estate website to the next level.With Realtyna’s ...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
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With Brivity Valuations, you get 10 customizable valuation sites to use in your business. They are ridiculously easy to set up (in fact, we can even set them up for you for a small fee). Here are some examples of different ways that our clients use these sites.1.  Leverage Your SphereYou probably...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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Where is your business’s information stored? If it takes time to find it, time is money!Before I got a CRM I had a Daytimers, Post-its (lotsa Post-its), envelopes, a desktop calendar blotter, napkins,  a notebook, an address book, etc. That was in the early 90’s! Now it’s even worse! Now you also...

By Catherine Chaudemanche - Edison & Central NJ, Full Time, Informed and Involved- Results Driven
(Metuchen Keller Williams Elite Realty / Middlesex County, NJ)
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Low-cost Real Estate Photography packages to Attract more Buyers and Leads, Sell Higher & Faster, Delight your Sellers and Win more Listings Your best listing marketing investment!!! For your Clients and Yourself...  I am easy to work with and no-nonsense. If you are interested in working togethe...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Found a free website which makes working with PDF wile a lot easier.www.smallpdf.com give you 18 utilities when dealing with PDF files.Compress PDF reduces the size of your PDF without losing quality of your document.PDF Converter gives you the ability to convert Word, Power Point and Excel files...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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I found an EV Charging Station in Westchester, CA 90045...OK for the uninitiated EV is for Electric Vehicles, that much I knew as well, but thought I share anyway. I have been driving by and walking by this Station a few times in the past couple months. One Day I saw a vehicle charging. Curiosity...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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WordPress has an internal scripting language known as Shortcode. It is powerful and intuitive. And it can help real estate agents automate their WordPress IDX website and get back to what they do best, which is selling homes.In this blog we will review how to optimize Shortcode to fit your websit...