Welcome to The CRE App Review

Your single source for reviews on helpful CRE applications

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. […]

Continue Reading →

Easier Email Signatures

Adding signatures to email can be a real chore.  Sometimes you can’t use images, or if you can, they’re not embedded and end up as attachments.  And links to your social networks – forget about it! Some of the problems can be solved with “advanced” methods requiring some HTML knowledge.  But if you’re frustrated with […]

Continue Reading →

Pomodoro!

  Kyle Zaylor, author of the fantastic RealEstate Java blog recently wrote a blog post about the Pomodoro time management technique. The post hit home with me since I’ve been using the technique for the past year or so. I can say without a doubt that I’ve been able to increase my focus based on the Pomodoro (Italian for ‘tomato’) technique, […]

Continue Reading →

CRE Radio Tech Update Podcast

CRE Radio’s Howard Kline recently hosted Steve Wayne of ProspectNow and me for a Tech Update show. Over the course of an hour and a half, we touched on close to a dozen apps. You can listen to a full recording of the show on CRERadio.com. Below, I do my best to list the apps […]

Continue Reading →

A Retailer’s Dream: TAS Mobile App

Trade Area Systems (TAS) has one of the most robust mobile Trade Area mapping and research applications in today’s marketplace. What does TAS Mobile do? From the company’s product description: TAS Mobile on the iPad gives you mapping, demographic reports, aerials and bird-eye imagery as well as access to you company’s TAS Unity knowledge-base wherever […]

Continue Reading →

No Siri? No Problem!

Don’t think because you don’t have an iPhone 4s that you can’t have a virtual assistant of your own.  Vlingo, a voice to text application, is available for all major cell phone operating systems (OSs). I tried it out on a Blackberry.  Downloading and installing was easy but of all the OSs, the Blackberry is […]

Continue Reading →

Building Operations In Your Pocket

Because none of our reviewers are in property management, we haven’t had an opportunity to used Building Engines Mobile. Even so, many of our readers are property managers. For this reason, we thought it would be good to post some information on the application. What does Building Engines Mobile do? This mobile platform allows property […]

Continue Reading →