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2021’s Best Commercial Real Estate Data Sources and Tools
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Taking action with your commercial real estate data no longer means manual processes and only making phone calls; it’s about incorporating tech-focused data. Especially tech platforms and real estate data providers that include property details, financial analyses, demographic data, socioeconomic data, geographic data, comps, and research aggregated in one place that’s constantly updated. Smart brokers […]

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First Annual “Apto CRE Broker Tech Benchmarking Survey” Scores Brokers on their Level of Tech Maturity
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Successful commercial real estate (CRE) brokers have been closing deals and maintaining their networks for years, even with limited use of technology. But as more and more sophisticated software and information services have become available to the industry — and as tech adoption has increased — it’s become clear to brokers that they need to […]

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We sat down with Ikea Green, Director of Operations at Feldman Ruel, to talk about technology adoption and her long term strategies for success with CRE technology
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Implementing commercial real estate technology at your brokerage will give you a competitive edge. Period. But it can be difficult to know which technologies are right for your business, and broker tech adoption can be equally challenging.  Ikea Green, Director of Operations at Feldman Ruel Urban Property Advisors, faced an added challenge when assessing potential […]

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8 Commercial Real Estate Coaching Strategies for a Cutting-Edge, Profitable Business Year After Year
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When you think about growth, do you solely focus on more revenue and leads? Or do you dig in deeper with continual commercial real estate training that ensures you’re updating systems, strategies, and processes to stay relevant and fresh? Creating a high-earning business, especially for leaders of brokerages and managing directors, comes from diligently working […]

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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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