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Pandemic Pushes Real Estate Brokers to Embrace Tech, and Now They’re Actually More Excited About It
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Like many commercial real estate brokers, you probably have learned a lot about yourself during the Covid-19 pandemic. Most likely, you miss your co-workers as well as the office camaraderie — brainstorming ideas on the fly, standing in a colleague’s doorway chatting about whatever, sharing a sandwich over lunch. This has been a huge worldwide […]

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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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A New Era in Commercial Real Estate: It’s Time to Change
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Change is inevitable. In all aspects of life, you can normally separate people, businesses, and ideas into two groups: those who are willing to embrace change and adapt to it, and those who refuse change and are soon forgotten. Culture is constantly changing, and I don’t think that has ever been more evident than in […]

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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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5 quick ways you can boost your reputation (and win more deals) with CRE technology
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Are you looking to be the top broker in your area? Or, do you want to stay on top? While your competitors are putting data to work, prospecting more effectively, and winning more deals with a variety of CRE tech tools – what are you doing? While your competitors are gaining a reputation for being […]

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Year in review: 2019 Apto product roundup
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2019 has been an innovative year here at Apto. Commercial real estate brokers shared some of the biggest frustrations they face on a daily basis in their business, like tedious tasks that waste time and energy. We listened to that feedback and figured out new ways to make a broker’s life easier.  From interactive property […]

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Meet Apto Data: Property data built right into your CRM
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We live in a world of data. In the arena of commercial real estate, this has never been more true. At Apto, we know our customers spend a ton of time sourcing property data. They might be pounding the pavement, mining old deals, or purchasing data from a number of sources.

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