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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We just launched something really powerful on RealBird  Lead capture landing pages are now automatically created for your listings: These are mobile-friendly "squeeze" pages that can dramatically improve your conversion rate of Facebook ads and you can of course use it in any type of social media...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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How to get the most out of your web designer, without being annoying ~ BY TIM EMINETH How to get the most out of your web designer, without being annoying ~ BY TIM EMINETH If you have been in any kind of service business for a while you have run into the “difficult customer". You know the one you...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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I recently attended a class on Facebook Marketing for Realtors because I want to do all I can to promote my business as well as my Facebook Business Page. My friend Chris Adcock, CIO and IT Consultant, taught the class and shared valuable information on social media marketing. Following are 12 ti...

By Homesnap Pro App, The 5-star app that puts the MLS in your phone
(Homesnap)
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You hear it from all directions: “Everyone is on Facebook. You need to advertise on Facebook.” The problem with Facebook is that ads end up competing against birthdays, breakups and other ads for your audience’s attention. Your ad must stand out in a busy newsfeed.Because of their success in grab...

By Jackye Mumphrey, The West Atlanta Real Estate Maven
(Keller Williams Realty Cityside)
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Virgina KW Agent, Dream Girl Claudine Ellis has been invited to Atlanta to share her Social Media Secrets for 2 DAYS ONLY.  Pick Either:Wednesday 11-1-17 from 6 pm - 9 pmORThursday 11-2-17 from 9 am - 12 noon https://www.eventbrite.com/e/market-like-a-real-estate-boss-tickets-38883470507 We have ...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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 To Syndicate: repeat or make available on other mediums or sources.Syndicated Content: Share or repeat summaries or full renditions of previously published articles or post.I'm not talking about the syndicated reruns of Gilligan's Island, but your own content shared elsewhere from where it was o...

By Mike Frazier, Northwest Tennessee Realtor
(Carousel Realty of Dyer County)
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Today I got a call from a company wanting me to advertise my Destin vacation rentals on their website for a "small" fee. I guess they are trying to take advantage of owners and renters alike dropping out of vrbo, trip advisor, etc. These companies are taking the lead from HomeAway(vrbo) who charg...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Email problems are pretty common today. But how you handle your inbox and its problems says a lot about you. If your inbox is cluttered, chances are your life is probably cluttered in other ways, too, says Dave Greenfield of the Center for Internet Behavior in West Hartford, Conn. If you obsessiv...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Creating a great blog post is step one. In depth, often longform content comes first. Once that is complete, you can learn to how to rank a blog post on Google through best practices and on page SEO as highlighted here.On Page SEO Strategies [Click Link to Learn More] Title correctly Create user ...

By SmartZip Analytics, Joan Dailey, SmartZip VP Marketing
(SmartZip)
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This a great article for those who want or know they need to door knock. We are huge proponents of getting face to face with the homesellers we predict will list. It's their opportunity to be the first agent the prospective seller talks with. And, as we all know from NAR; 67% of the time the agen...

By April @ Chime Technologies, We market for agents, build CRM and tools. Ask me!
(Chime)
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Knocking doors is an important component of your geographic farming plan. But...how to begin? How about starting with a few questions for yourself: Should I knock doors? Is knocking a smart strategy for marketing nowadays? The answer? YES and YES! (Of course, you can only knock in a place that al...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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If you're not sure what to blog about, then this is the perfect post for you to get your creative juices flowing.  Thanks to Lori Ballen:   In this Article, we will cover: What is a real estate Blog? Why do we Blog for Real estate? Where to Blog for Real Estate How to Blog for Real Estate 365 Rea...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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Originally Posted 10/12/2017 It's 2017 and social media is saturated with real estate.  This makes it "an uphill battle" for real estate pros, particularly, newbies to stand out and have a voice.  As we approach a new year, you may be looking for new ways to generate leads and to stand apart from...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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Do you know any agents that aren't always on the go? Me either. The mobile lifestyle seems to be the most time efficient way to manage your business. And with these 5 apps, you will be able to make aspects of your business much easier for you to handle. 1. 1passwordTo maintain the utmost security...

By Realtor.com® - A division of Move, Inc., Proven Systems
(realtor.com®)
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Last week, Active Rain hosted a webinar with luxury listing experts Lisa Larkin and Charles Nitschke. Both Lisa and Charles’ firms use Matterport 3D tours with their listings and they were eager to share how the technology has been a game-changer for their agents and how they win business in two ...

By Gwen Fowler-CRS- 864-638-3599 SC Mountains & Lakes--, Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
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Dynamic IDX Support: I just love my web providerMark Fitzgerald is the greatest tech support I have ever had.  He hosts my website and I always feel good after I talk to him.  Today, I wanted to add videos to my listings...we all know video sells.  Just two clicks and there it was easy peasy. Mar...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
Comments 5
In this Article, we will cover: What is a real estate Blog? Why do we Blog for Real estate? Where to Blog for Real Estate How to Blog for Real Estate 365 Real Estate Blog Topics WHAT IS A REAL ESTATE BLOG?Blogging is a strategy built around content marketing. In the old days, blogging was a diges...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Assistants
(MyOutDesk)
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What if you could have an automated prospecting system that can help you generate more closes? What if we told you that Sales Dialers has just that? Come join Daniel Ramsey, CEO of MyOutDesk and Cory Prado, National Sales Manager for SalesDialers.com for this educational and informative webinar. ...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
Comments 84
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 Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                                  Sam Shueh                                                                     Realty One Group                                                                      Campbell, CA I have worked for Circlepix, Plans and...