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All your CRE news in one app

Whether you are just starting out in the business or are a 30-year industry veteran, one thing never changes. In commercial real estate, information is power. Many pros start their day off by combing through the business section of their local newspaper, then it is on to other local, regional and national CRE news providers. […]

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MagicPlan: An Architect in Your Pocket

I continue to struggle with how Augmented Reality Applications can benefit the commercial real estate industry. TechCrunch recently pinned an article on MagicPlan 2.0, in which they commented: Augmented reality isn’t always totally pointless. Sorry if you think it’s hugely useful to see an augmented view of tweets around you just by holding up your […]

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1-800 Number for your #CRE Business

Photo credit: netcelerate I’m currently in the process of launching a product to help real estate appraisers manage their work flow and needed a phone system. While email and collaboration tools have really taken over much of communication, people still like to have a human-level conversation. In addition, clients and prospects gain more confidence when they can […]

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360 Panorama by Occipital

Ever feel like a single camera angle is not enough, but don’t have the budget to create a 360° virtual tour? Now all you need is 99¢ and an iPhone or Android device. 360 Panorama by Occipital: Beautiful panoramas made easy. Take stunning 360 panoramas everywhere. 360 Panorama turns your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad […]

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Valuate by REFM

Have you ever spent a frustrating 15 minutes vetting operating cash flow line items between ARGUS and Excel, or struggled to model complex cash flow waterfalls using Excel? Getting an IRR lookback formula correct isn’t an easy thing to do, particularly if there is more than one LP. Now, there’s a better way. Introducing Valuate, […]

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MSYapps: For Education, Finance and Real Estate

MSYapps is a great little suite of apps for finance, real estate and educational purposes. Here are some of my favorites: The NCREIF Property Index provides quarterly and annual total returns for thousands institutional-grade office, retail, apartment, industrial, and hotel properties. All properties in the NPI have been acquired and managed on behalf of tax-exempt […]

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