The Hightower Vision [Video]

We previously reviewed Hightower here, but wanted to share their latest video. This video is by far one of the best CRE product overview I’ve seen (read my opinion on CRE video demos here and here). Why? It cites the problem. (Surprise! CRE is archaic and inefficient.) It presents a solution. It provides real-world use cases […]

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Google Tour Builder Beta

Google has quietly rolled out a browser-based version of Google Earth. This means no more need to download the Earth Plugin if you use Chrome as your browser. With this rollout, they included a Tour Builder, which could be an awesome resource for creating 3D enabled virtual earth property tours. For instance, here is a […]

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Cycloramic: A hands-free panoramic app

If you watch Shark Tank, you’ve already seen this, but it has great potential for commercial real estate. The Cycloramic app removes need for a tripod for more professional 360° panos. This revolutionary, fully automated mode lets your phone do all the work. Just put your phone on a smooth, level surface and it will automatically […]

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NPVio: Calculate NPVs and IRRs in your browser

When screening investment opportunities, the NPV or IRR is the go-to calculation for investors. And in order to do this, most investment professionals rely on an Excel worksheet in order to perform this calculation. NPV.io is a new NPV Calculator which allows investment professionals the ability to model investment assumptions in their browser in seconds, […]

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Visual Lease Revisited

Recently, I had the chance to catch up with Frank Muhlon, VP of Strategy and Business Operations at Visual Lease. We’ve previously reviewed Visual Lease, but they’ve recently updated the application and made some great improvements since our last review. One of the reasons we’ve always like Visual Lease is that it was one of the first web-based […]

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The Ultimate Broker Profile Page

The importance of having an online presence for commercial real estate agents has been never been more critical. The benefits include building a personal brand, credibility and reputation. Straight from the master of CRE Social Media, Coy Davidson – 6 Reasons CRE Brokers Should Have a Blog Showcase your expertise Build credibility and trust Enhance your […]

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