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 Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
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We created a Facebook Group for RealBird members, called the RealBird Nest - or for anyone really, who is working as a real estate professional or is interested in real estate, in general. As a welcome gift, just send us one of your listings on RealBird and we'll feature it on the RealBird blog f...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Google Maps Brings AR Navigation  Google Maps brings real-time navigation to iOS and Android devices. Learn what to expect and how this new AR technology can help you find your way around town.  From flight training to video games, augmented reality (AR) is rapidly changing the way we learn, play...

By Judy Orr, SW & Near West Chicago suburbs
(HomeSmart Realty Group)
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I wrote another blog about how I can't compete any longer on the search engines.  Consider this, in 2007 around $8,000,000 to $9,000,000 out of the $12,000,000 in total sales I did that year came from my website.  I've never been able to match that, especially since the real estate bubble burst, ...

By Judy Orr, SW & Near West Chicago suburbs
(HomeSmart Realty Group)
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UPDATE:  I've once again switched up my websites (I'll be writing another post about it - it's brutal)!  I changed the link to the new domain on my Zillowpress website. I never thought I'd be writing this post.  I've never had anything good to say about Zillow.  But I wanted to create hyper-local...

By Judy Orr, SW & Near West Chicago suburbs
(HomeSmart Realty Group)
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About 4 or 5 years ago I created a hyper-local website for Orland Park real estate but I let it go - in fact, I shut down the blog/site and redirected the domain name to the Orland Park page on my main website.  I wish I hadn't done that! To my credit, although I worked in Orland Park, my office ...

By Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA, Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties
(https://HugginsHomes.com)
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Hello my fellow real estate agents and Brokers. Have you ever wanted someone to host an open house for you, but didn't know where to turn to find a trustworthy agent? Agents, have you ever wanted to host an open house but didn't know where to turn to find agents who would be receptive to you?Well...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Digital devices these days are easy to buy and procure; hence every child now has a device. The generation of the 21st century is hence immensely exposed to the dangers of the World Wide Web. This exploration of the internet world can lead the child two ways either positive or negative. This make...

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 - Cue the Music Our updated video for our Multi-generational niche is behind schedule due to a myriad of reasons. It will happen, we promise.  Meanwhile, we were recently reminded of the importance of music in video production. The right selection can really enhance the viewers ...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Real Estate Cyber Security Tips to Stop Hackers and Cyber Theft  How can I protect homebuyers from getting their identity stolen and wire fraud? Tips for real estate pros to protect themselves against cyber crime and ID theft.Email hackers and identity thieves love to get access to real estate tr...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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 Happy Facebook Friday Everyone Anita Clark  is taking a break this week  I am going to talk about Facebook ads again this week. These ads are called boosts  I did notice there is a social network group in my area maybe 35 minutes from where I am located. They said don't waste your money on ads m...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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Words matter in real estate. The message you craft for leads will determine how many convert. If you are not seeing the sales figures you need, you may want to take a look at your call to action on Facebook and other platforms.What Is a Call to Action?A call to action (or CTA) is the part of your...

By Cheryl Carradini, MBA, Marketing Automation Architect & Trailblazer
(GoSIMC)
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Did you know that there are over 90,000 hack attempts on WordPress sites every minute and over 73% of WordPress sites have KNOWN vulnerabilities? In fact, there are hundreds if not thousands of tutorials on the webs that show would-be-hackers how to hack a WordPress website. That’s just the Word...

By Charlie Dresen, Steamboat Springs, CO e-Pro
(Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty)
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Drones have done wonders for the real estate industry. We use drones for showing aerial views of a home and property. Or even better, what the neighborhood looks like and what surrounds the home. Drones gives people a different perspective and that's just more interesting than a point of view on ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 Hannah.. Great post.  I loved reading this..    Happy Facebook Friday Everyone Anita Clark  is taking a break this week    I am going to talk about Facebook ads again this week. These ads are called boosts  I did notice there is a social network group in my area maybe 35 minutes from where I am ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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 Personally, I'm one that has always liked maps.  Historical maps.  Current maps.  And yes, when I travel I've got my Rand Mcnally on the seat beside me.  GPS is nice, but paper never loses a satellite signal or has a computer glitch.This month ActiveRain and Hannah Williams are hosting a local r...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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4 MIN READ Leads are the lifeblood of any business. Period. Whether you are communicating to a lead or client, both should be given the same amount of attention.If a prospect was recommended to you, found you online or heard about you by way of word of mouth, the clock has started for you to make...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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8 MIN READ As a real estate professional, you know searching for real estate-related information on the Internet has become an important part of the home buying process. Whether it’s to find an agent, view listings or educate themselves about real estate, home buyers are exploring online content...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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 Would you let someone tell you the car they have for sale is the best one for you?And they tell you this before they even ask you what needs you have? There is no such thing as The best CRM. The best one is the one that suits yourneeds. The old axiom is, the best one for you is the one that you ...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Is your real estate business struggling with technology? See how IT managed services can boost efficiency and improve the user experience for your clients and realtors.  Growing a real estate business can be tough, particularly when you realize that you might be falling behind your competitors in...

By Ian Flannigan, Expansion Team Leader & Investing Consultant
(North Texas Real Estate Team)
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Technology presents significant challenges to brokerages, but also provides ample opportunities. In fact,  the very developments that threaten the survival of traditional real estate brokerages could be the industry’s savior if embraced and used correctly.So, how can real estate brokerages stay a...