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How to Work Better Together with Commercial Real Estate Tech
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Does your team work together smoothly – even when working remotely? Or, are communication and collaboration a challenge? Working well together is essential to you and your team’s success. If you don’t operate efficiently as a team, you’ll drop deals and lose clients. It’s hard to manage a big book of business and large network […]

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Best Practices for Commercial Real Estate Experts: Contact Management Mistakes to Avoid So You Don’t Lose Deals
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Does your contact management system save you time with easy organizational tools and predictive insights? Or, does it take as much time to find the person you’re looking for as it does to actually call them when prospecting? If you don’t manage your contacts efficiently, you’re wasting valuable time going through your client info, instead […]

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Best Practices for Commercial Real Estate Experts: How to Save Time Researching and Organizing Your Data (While Getting the Most Out of It)
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Are you an expert in managing your data with the latest and greatest tools? Or, are you a beginner who relies on Google for your data? Researching, updating, and organizing your data is crucial to being a successful broker. Without the most up-to-date data, you could lose lucrative deals. And, you might not even know […]

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Best Practices for Commercial Real Estate Experts: How to cut your prospecting time in half (and get more clients) with CRE tech
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Do you dread prospecting because it takes up so much of your time (which you could be spending on more lucrative activities)? To prospect effectively, you need as much information as possible to gain insights into prospects and what they need. But, researching this information can take hours. And, you might save the details in […]

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How 4 different brokers can use Apto Data to work more efficiently
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You’ve probably heard by now that we recently launched Apto Data, which gives you 30 of the most commonly used property data points from national tax, deed, and mortgage data, built right into our CRM. But what you might not know is how our latest offering can support you and your business specifically. We’ve compiled […]

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How top brokers use tech to win deals, speed closings
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No real estate market in the U.S. is more competitive than New York, and no commercial brokers are more tech-enabled than New York real estate pros. From drones to databases, modern tech tools and information services proliferate in this market. The evidence is everywhere across New York City’s boroughs and into Northern New Jersey and […]

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5 ways to increase commercial real estate technology adoption
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So you’ve finally taken the plunge and purchased a commercial real estate CRM. Congrats! However, convincing your team that it’s time to get smart and start using CRE technology is only half the battle. Implementing a CRM, no matter your industry, is notoriously challenging. Throughout my career of rolling out technology within commercial real estate […]

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Golf is so 2018. 7 unique ways to woo your clients.
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As everyone knows, commercial real estate is all about relationships. Whether you’re trying to get a new client to sign, or checking in with an old one to see what they might need, it’s important to stand out from other brokers and stay top of mind.  We’re not here to say that golf isn’t a […]

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Why you might want to share your CRE data with your team
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When you’re talking about commercial real estate data, you could be talking about the address or square footage of a property, a listing, a client’s phone number, assorted financial metrics, ownership details, the number of cold calls you made last week, or even a prospect’s favorite football team. It’s the foundation of your business, and […]

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The 7 best Apto blogs of 2019 (so far)
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It’s hard to believe it’s already August. That means we’ve posted over seven months’ worth of best practices, product updates, and industry news to our commercial real estate blog so far this year. And, if we do say so ourselves, there are some really good articles we think you’d get value out of. Since that’s […]

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6 tips for a better brokerage website
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Commercial real estate professionals are spending more and more time on their smartphones and computers as technology’s role in commercial real estate continues to grow in importance. But we’re not here to tell you that you just need a CRM to stay competitive in today’s industry. We’re here to get back to basics and talk […]

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Broker expert perspectives: Modern technology and marketing strategies to stay competitive in CRE
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It’s easy for me to sit here and say that it would behoove every commercial real estate broker to implement a CRM. CRMs not only provide a foundation for staying organized, but also help companies maintain the competitive edge in today’s rapidly changing industry. However, my opinion only means so much. What about the people […]

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