5 Killer Apps to Maximize Commercial Real Estate Productivity, (guest post by Andrew Bermudez)

Andrew Bermudez

Andrew Bermudez, our guest author, attributes much of his success to his unsatiated obsession using technology tools to improve his productivity and workflow so he can win more clients and quickly close more deals. As an entrepreneur, Andrew is a super busy with a never-ending list of things to get done. Here are the apps that he uses to kick ass and take names throughout the day and be ultra productive Read more

How to Rapidly Accelerate Real Estate Growth, Online

How to Rapidly Accelerate Real Estate Growth, Online

Joy Shoffler, principal of Leverage PR based in Austin, Texas discusses with me the three things that a real estate developer or syndicator can do to rapidly accelerate its growth. Joy is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the field of innovative financial services marketing and communication. According to Joy, those three things are........... Read more

Real Estate Data and the Quest to Make it Meaningful ~ An interview with Sabeer Bhatia, co-founder of Hotmail

Real Estate Data and the Quest to Make it Meaningful ~ An interview with Sabeer Bhatia, co-founder of Hotmail

Data, Data, Data. Data is not a new word, but now, it seems to be everywhere. It’s there when I wake up in the morning staring at me as I hit the snooze button on my iPhone. I know the weather in Somalia and the value of the Yen, before I brush my teeth. I’m being crushed by the sheer weight of data. Please, please, please, just give me what I want, when I want it and in a way that makes my life simpler, not more complicated. Sabeer Bhatia, the co-founder of Hotmail, one of the first, truly useful email applications developed in the 90’s, is now focused on making software applications that work, that make your life better and most importantly, more meaningful. Read more

Social Media is about Relationships ~ Interview with Barbi Reuter

Social Media is about Relationships ~ Interview with Barbi Reuter

After a few years interacting with Barbi over social media, we really got to know and like each other. Barbi is now considered one of the preeminent CRE thought leaders using social media. For Barbi and I, perhaps the most significant function of the effective use of social media is the development of relationships. As you can tell from this video, we act like we have known each other for years although we had never met in person. In fact, have known each other for years, online. Read more

Why Some Brokers Fail

Why Some Brokers Fail

Why is it that some people just don't make it as a real estate broker? Is it in their blood and what is it that they do to make things go wrong? In this video, Michael Sheinkop and I talk about the impediments to being a successful broker. This is the second video from my interview with Michael Sheinkop at the Newark Grubb Knight Frank National Industrial Conference in Chicago last September. PLEASE READ THE ACCOMPANYING WRITTEN TEXT WHICH CONTAINS INFORMATION & DISCUSSION NOT CONTAINED IN THE VIDEO Read more

Things You Need to Know about Real Estate & Big Data Integration

Things You Need to Know about Real Estate & Big Data Integration

Read my Post first then click on the video. By itself and without context, Big Data has little or no value. Over the years, businesses have been collecting data. However, we have only been scratching the surface. Now, more than a Googolplex of Data is available for analysis. But what will we do with all of that data? The collection of data is still meaningless unless ....... Read more