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Big Data for Commercial Real Estate

Posted by Jeffrey D. Fisher Ph.D. on Oct 24, 2017 10:05:07 AM

We have heard a lot in recent years about so-called “big data.”  Having spent my career doing research and creating products using data, I was intrigued to learn more about how big data might be used for commercial real estate.

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Topics: big data, CRE, CRE Tech

Hey CRE! Here's 6 Tips To Make Twitter Work For You

Posted by Sarah Brenner Jones on Oct 20, 2017 10:23:35 AM

When we offer a webinar on social media, CRE people sign up in droves. We all know social media works – because we follow friends or colleagues or gurus who have substantial followings. They are influential! But does it work for you? Maybe you don't have Twitter figured out. If so, then this blog is for you!

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Topics: CRE, CRE Social Media

8 CRE Brokers Weigh In On Productivity

Posted by RealNex on Oct 13, 2017 11:08:12 AM

Productivity seems to be the golden goal of the moment. With so many technological resources at our disposal and the social media/competitive loop urging the crowd on to ever-higher achievements, there seems to be this underlying and overarching sense that we can be more, that we can do more. Plus, it's fun to try to "game the system" -- to figure out those tasks and rituals, that when combined in just the right way, bring SUCCESS. 

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Topics: CRE, Commercial Real Estate, Productivity

3 Ways to Rev Up Your Email Marketing

Posted by Sarah Brenner Jones on Oct 10, 2017 10:37:14 PM
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Topics: CRE, CRE Marketing

Do You Know Where All Your Passwords Are? How to Tackle Application Sprawl

Posted by Sarah Brenner Jones on Oct 4, 2017 6:00:00 AM

How many apps do you have on your phone? And how many do you use on a regular basis?

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Topics: CRE, comm, commercial real estate tech, commercial real estate listings

RealNex Releases Next Major Advance

Posted by Sarah Brenner Jones on Oct 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

HOUSTON-October 2, 2017-RealNex, a commercial real estate technology company, today announced the launch of its largest-to-date release -- RealNex 3.0. The release includes new features and advanced integration between CORE CRM, MarketEdge (financial analysis, reporting and deal room capabilities), and MarketPlace, a single, new listing, search and marketing platform. RealNex 3.0 empowers CRE professionals with hyper-efficient tools to prospect, market and manage transactions – increasing exposure and shortening deal cycles.

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Topics: CRE, CRE Tech, CRM, Commercial Real Estate

3 Steps to Get Agent Buy-In of New CRE Tech

Posted by RealNex on Sep 29, 2017 11:24:46 AM

Technology is here to stay in commercial real estate and, to be honest, is changing the way things are done throughout the property life cycle. Mobile technology, CRM software, and virtual reality are making those embracing these technologies more efficient and more profitable. However, your agents may be resistant to change and avoid the new tools available to them.

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Topics: CRE, CRE Tech, Commercial Real Estate, CRM implementation

5 Branding Best Practices for Brokerages

Posted by RealNex on Aug 22, 2017 4:57:34 PM

In the real estate industry, being visible is one of the biggest keys to helping maintain market share over other brokerages. Make inroads into increased visibility for your brokerage by developing unique and identifiable branding that remains consistent throughout your business. It's fairly common for a brokerage’s branding to falter or become out-dated. But fear not! Here are some branding best that can help brokerages check on and brush up their own brand. 

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Topics: CRE, emarketing, branding

CRE Values Continue to Reach New Highs

Posted by Jeffrey D. Fisher Ph.D. on Aug 15, 2017 2:12:06 PM

Although the rate of price appreciation has moderated the past two years, it has still been positive and values have continued to reach new highs for commercial real estate as measured by the NCREIF Market Value Index (MVI).  NCREIF tracks the performance of over $500 billion in commercial real estate owned by institutional investors in the US and includes all the major property types (apartment, office, industrial, retail and hotel).  The following graph shows the quarterly value indexed at 100 in the first quarter of 1978.  The value is also above a long-term trend line shown in the graph.

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Topics: CRE, market report, Industrial

Follow These 10 CRE Influencers to Stay Current on Industry Trends

Posted by RealNex on Aug 4, 2017 10:32:01 AM

Nothing occurs in a vacuum. That includes success in the commercial real estate sphere. With this in mind, our team at RealNex has gathered a list of influencers that you should keep your eye on. You may find yourself either agreeing or disagreeing with their thoughts (or maybe a little bit of both) and so much the better! Use this list to help form your own opinions and strategies.

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Topics: CRE, CRE Leaders