When it comes to the everyday operations of your CRE brokerage, one of the biggest factors in helping or (hopefully not) hindering your efficiency is your customer relationship management software, or CRM. But what makes a CRM platform stand out from the crowd? Here are 5 must-have CRM features for the modern CRE brokerage...
Returns for institutional real estate investors remained steady at about a 7% annual return through the first quarter of 2018. The total return was 1.70% in the first quarter, down slightly from 1.80% last quarter, but up slightly from the 1st quarter of 2017 as seen in the chart below. These are the national returns from the NCREIF Property Index (NPI). The NPI reflects investment performance for 7,553 commercial properties, totaling $567 billion of market value held by large institutional investors in the US.
All Commercial Listing Systems are not created equally. Some are too expensive, others too limited and only one is part of a completely integrated suite of CRE Tech solutions. More than a CRE Listing System, the RealNex MarketPlace is part of Full blown marketing automation machine. Getting started is simple...and it’s Free!
Cubicles aren’t the only things disappearing from today’s workplace. Walls in general are going down and lifestyle amenities are going up. Socializing with co-workers throughout the day was frowned upon two decades ago whereas today it’s being encouraged. There have been extraordinary changes taking place in the workplace dragging CRE along with it.
It’s time to boost your spring business and get into gear as the months warm up. As the temperature gets warmer, your business has the potential to be on fire with these five ways to spring into spring with a strong lead flow.
Topics: emarketing, financial analysis, financial analytics, marketing, real estate, Real Estate Technology, listings, RealNex, mobile app, CRM implementation, CRETech, CREsoftware, time management, Productivity, commercial real estate tech, commercial real estate listings, CRE Marketing
RealNex is stepping things up in the CRM world with the launch of RealNex 3.0. This new release includes new features and integrations between MarketEdge, MarketPlace and CORE CRM. RealNex 3.0 is a single solution that can be used during the entire commercial real estate deal process from inception to the finalized deal. RealNex 3.0 eliminates repetitive data, provides detailed financial analysis and report capabilities, and creates listings with one click that are freely available to the entire commercial real estate market.
Topics: financial analysis, financial analytics, Real Estate Technology, RealNex, mobile app, CRM implementation, CRETech, CREsoftware, commercial real estate tech, commercial real estate listings, CRE Marketing
RealNex offers a comprehensive portfolio of tools that you can use to grow your business, including CRM, marketing, lease analysis, and a built in marketplace. This platform caters to commercial real estate agents and brokers like you, helping to quickly and easily determine the market value of a property, advertise to potential clients, and seal the deal.
HOUSTON-February 1, 2018-RealNex, a commercial real estate technology company, today announced the launch of the second phase of its all new MarketPlace. Built upon the legacy of Property Line and Buzz Target, the new Listing Management solution combines the best of both to deliver a powerful tool for brokers seeking to market or find properties for their clients. The new site can be found at www.realnexmarketplace.com.
By Jeffrey D. Fisher, Ph.D.
Although returns for commercial real estate have been somewhat modest this past year, returns for the fourth quarter of 2017 were the highest quarter for the year according to the NCREIF Property Index (NPI). The NPI reflects investment performance for 7,527 commercial properties, totaling $559.8 billion of market value owned and managed by the nation’s largest institutional investors and pension funds.
The quarterly total return was 1.80% in the fourth quarter, up from 1.70% last quarter, and higher than the 1.73% return for the fourth quarter of 2016. For the year of 2017, the return was just slightly under 7%. This is an unleveraged return for what is primarily “core” real estate held by institutional investors throughout the US.