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[Assessment] How do your time management skills stack up?
Blog 2 days ago
[Assessment] How do your time management skills stack up?
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For many commercial real estate brokers, it often feels like there is not enough time in the day to get everything done. You're meeting with...

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Broker insights: What was your longest deal? (Part I)
Blog 4 days ago
Broker insights: What was your longest deal? (Part I)
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We asked brokers for stories about their shortest and longest deals ever. What did we learn? Well, sometimes you just get incredibly lucky and a...

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Broker insights: What was your shortest deal?
Blog 1 week ago
Broker insights: What was your shortest deal?
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When we talk to brokers, it’s the deal stories that generate the most emotion, whether good or bad. While we’re in the business of making sure you...

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The latest and greatest data sources for CRE
Blog 1 week ago
The latest and greatest data sources for CRE
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In terms of commercial real estate data sources, there are a few big names out there that most brokers use. They’re the largest—and the most...

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New Apto National Broker Buzz Poll reveals: What commercial real estate brokers really think about WeWork, coworking trend
Blog 2 weeks ago
New Apto National Broker Buzz Poll reveals: What commercial real estate brokers really think about WeWork, coworking trend
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Commercial real estate brokers generally are not threatened by WeWork and the overall co-working trend, according to the latest Apto National...

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5 CRE marketing tactics to learn before the end of the year
Blog 2 weeks ago
5 CRE marketing tactics to learn before the end of the year
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Marketing in commercial real estate has to be more than just sending out a few emails now and then and posting your listings on LoopNet. This...

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4 underrated sales skills every broker needs
Blog 3 weeks ago
4 underrated sales skills every broker needs
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To be a great broker, you’ve got to be great at sales: it’s how you build relationships, turn them into deals, and keep your business growing. But...

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Why disintermediation isn’t happening in CRE
Blog 3 weeks ago
Why disintermediation isn’t happening in CRE
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This article first appeared in NAR REALTOR Magazine. I started my career in commercial real estate in 2004. When I attended my first national sales...

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[Infographic] One simple strategy to improve your long-term odds
Blog 1 month ago
[Infographic] One simple strategy to improve your long-term odds
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How’s your long game?I’m not talking about golf. I’m talking about following up and nurturing relationships over time, especially ones with...

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Why you should stop managing your data
Blog 1 month ago
Why you should stop managing your data
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When it comes to building software for commercial real estate brokers, you have to consider what you’re up against. Commercial real estate is...

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4 reasons to share your data and turn your team into a real business
Blog 1 month ago
4 reasons to share your data and turn your team into a real business
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What do you lose when you keep everything to yourself? We know of brokers who are protective of their data as well as their relationships, and of...

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Meet the new Apto
Blog 1 month ago
Meet the new Apto
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One year ago this month, we released a product that was the culmination of hundreds of conversations and emails with brokers of all specialties...

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Shopping for CRE tech? 3 questions to ask your vendor you haven’t thought of
Blog 1 month ago
Shopping for CRE tech? 3 questions to ask your vendor you haven’t thought of
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On the hunt for new technology to help you be a more efficient broker? Maybe you’re looking for a CRM to organize your data, or maybe you want...

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First dance with Mary Jane: Here’s what brokers should know about the cannabis CRE market
Blog 1 month ago
First dance with Mary Jane: Here’s what brokers should know about the cannabis CRE market
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Weed, pot, grass, marijuana or cannabis — no matter what you call it, this plant is shaking up voting booths and real estate markets across the...

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Hunting unicorns: How to find the next billion-dollar startup in your market
Blog 1 month ago
Hunting unicorns: How to find the next billion-dollar startup in your market
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Every broker wants to catch a unicorn. If you can find the next billion-dollar startup early, then you can ride that relationship as they grow. And...

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Webinar: New leasing insights for better conversations (and more!)
Blog 1 month ago
Webinar: New leasing insights for better conversations (and more!)
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Finding and building relationships with tenants can take a lot of time, and with periods where you feel like you haven’t accomplished anything....

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15 places to find once-in-a-lifetime clients
Blog 1 month ago
15 places to find once-in-a-lifetime clients
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Commercial real estate brokers spend a lot of time on small but dependable deals—do enough of those consistently well, and you’ve earned yourself a...

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What WeWork’s retail debut says about the state of retail
Blog 2 months ago
What WeWork’s retail debut says about the state of retail
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The company that’s shaking up office markets just took a major step into retail. WeWork recently launched a new business concept, dubbed WeMRKT, at...

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Trend alert: The beautiful impact of biophilic design
Blog 2 months ago
Trend alert: The beautiful impact of biophilic design
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As we move towards a future of driverless cars, shrinking parking lots, and smart, connected buildings, there’s another quiet trend taking root:...

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Preview: The 11 Psychological Secrets of Power Brokers
Blog 2 months ago
Preview: The 11 Psychological Secrets of Power Brokers
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When it comes to commercial real estate, people don’t just buy properties: they buy relationships. Are your sales and relationship-building chops...

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5 tips to create strong first impressions every time
Blog 2 months ago
5 tips to create strong first impressions every time
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In commercial real estate success often boils down to the strength of your relationships. Whether it’s finding a mentor or securing new clients,...

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What brokers are buzzing about: CRE sale prices, recession timing, summer barbecue
Blog 2 months ago
What brokers are buzzing about: CRE sale prices, recession timing, summer barbecue
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The results of the latest Apto National Broker Buzz Poll are in. Brokers are buzzing about: Commercial property sale prices. Brokers believe prices...

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Feature spotlight: 3 ways to work and close more deals faster
Blog 2 months ago
Feature spotlight: 3 ways to work and close more deals faster
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If you’re finding success as a commercial real estate broker, then chances are you’re winning and executing business based on a fairly repeatable...

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[Podcast] Eat what you kill: Commoditizing a specialty
Blog 2 months ago
[Podcast] Eat what you kill: Commoditizing a specialty
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In the latest episode of Common Area with Tanner McGraw, Tanner chats with Jonathan Peranich, Managing Partner at Peranich Huffman et Lease Group...

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7 traits of UNsuccessful brokers
Blog 2 months ago
7 traits of UNsuccessful brokers
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Let’s face it — becoming a successful broker isn’t easy. It takes an entrepreneurial mindset and relentless persistence to succeed in the world of...

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4 ways to increase trust during any conversation
Blog 2 months ago
4 ways to increase trust during any conversation
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It takes a lot to earn somebody’s trust, and it’s not something you can simply do with the wave of a wand. The hardest thing about it is that it is...

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7 apps brokers can download right now to gain more hours in their day
Blog 3 months ago
7 apps brokers can download right now to gain more hours in their day
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Who doesn’t wish they had a few more hours in their day? Commercial real estate brokers in particular are always on the move and multitasking...

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5 steps to find a CRE mentor
Blog 3 months ago
5 steps to find a CRE mentor
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In an industry as dependent on relationships and experience as commercial real estate, there’s no question that working with the right mentor is...

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The busier you are, the more down time you need (here’s how to get it)
Blog 3 months ago
The busier you are, the more down time you need (here’s how to get it)
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Great brokers thrive on the energy that comes with getting things done, whether it’s meeting a new prospect or shaking on a new deal. But if you’re...

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How SRS National Lease Group got more efficient at everything
Blog 3 months ago
How SRS National Lease Group got more efficient at everything
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SRS National Net Lease Group in Newport Beach recently jumped on with Apto, and already it's resulted in more calls, more deals, and more...

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