Brokerage Life & Leadership (297)

What is commercial real estate about? What makes a commercial real estate broker tick? By reading the category of Brokerage Life and Leadership you will get a glimpse inside the fast paced world of commercial real estate brokerage.

My Favorite Mentors – Mary Rossi, Thyssen

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Mary Rossi, Thyssen  I graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Science degree and a concentration in Accounting. My first real job was working as an accountant at Thyssen Steel in Oak […]

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Reflections on My Longest Year and a Look Ahead

While you were out celebrating New Years Eve, I was already sipping my January 1 morning coffee in Bangkok. I rang in 2019 from Bangkok, twelve hours before most of you, making it the longest (non-leap) year of my life. It was a crazy year full of ups and downs, but things are definitely looking […]

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Baseball and Commercial Real Estate – 5 Similarities

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.ballparkdigest.com Well, another World Series is in the books but not without some history. At no time since the Fall Classic was begun with matinees has […]

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5 LOVE Languages of Commercial Real Estate Brokers

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.guardian.ng   My wife, Carla and I were introduced to Gary Chapman’s book, The Five Love Languages, in 2011. This classic easy read was originally published […]

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Old Guys Rule – With Technology – 5 Ways

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. www.pinterest.com We’ve all seen the T-Shirts – “Old Guys Rule” a cute way of reminding our society that if you were born before MTV, you are not irrelevant! […]

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Publix @ Tattersall Park Opening Soon; Inline Tenants Announced

This post originally appeared on Southpace Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Construction on the new Tattersall Park mixed-use development at the intersection of Highway 280 and Highway 119 is complete. Publix @ Tattersall Park grand opening is scheduled for 7:00 am, November 6th, 2019. Publix […]

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Business Lessons I learned in Ranger School. Lesson #1: Keep Grinding

This post originally appeared on tBL member J-P. Pesare's blog Kinetic Bridge and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. U.S. Army Ranger School. One of the toughest (and best) courses the military has to offer. 61 days of pure pleasure – very little food, even less sleep, and […]

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Regular exercise saved my buddy’s life yesterday.

This post originally appeared on tBL member J-P. Pesare's blog Kinetic Bridge and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. If you work in any sort of high-stress environment: whether running your own business, conducting high-stakes negotiations, sales, or simply have the daily grind of a high-pressure job, physical […]

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The end is near(ing). Act accordingly.

This post originally appeared on tBL member J-P. Pesare's blog Kinetic Bridge and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Man, do we have short memories. Overhold – 1 v. t. To hold or value too highly; to estimate at too dear a rate. – Webster’s Dictionary, c.1913 It’s […]

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The Value of Human Connection

This post originally appeared on Beck Partners' Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Utilizing technology has become an integral part of the commercial real estate game and for good reason. Online listings, email and text are all valuable components in the buying and selling of real […]

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Preparing a Non-Binding Letter of Intent

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. A letter of intent is a document in which you spell out the terms according to which you would agree to buy a building. […]

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Losing Prop 13 and property rights

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Photo by Laura Stanley from Pexels The news seldom paints a positive picture, but it is always good to get the entire story on the matter. There is another side […]

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Leading Positively

This post originally appeared on Southpace Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. “Leadership is influence; nothing more, nothing less.” – John Maxwell Scrolling through LinkedIn, there are endless posts on constructive leadership. They’re a great reminder of how we should conduct ourselves in our business circles, […]

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5 Things our Grandkids Taught me about Commercial Real Estate

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.clipartportal.com We just finished an awesome but exhausting week with our four – another on the way – grandchildren. We have been blessed with three boys […]

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How to know if it’s a good investment? Part 3

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Photo by Carson Masterson on Unsplash The prudent investor takes an objective look at an investment property before they consider a purchase. For example, a multi-unit residential investment property I […]

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Do You Have Sleepy Equity?

This post originally appeared on tBL member  Progressive REP Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. I googled the term “Sleepy Equity” and I found nothing. I can’t remember exactly when or from whom I first heard the expression, but this is a term that we have discussed […]

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Moving on up, to the east side

This post originally appeared on tBL member James Milner CCIM's blog Appalachian CRE "The Blog" and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Dear Clients, Friends, and the Boone Community, Wow, where did the time go? About four and a half years ago I started Appalachian Commercial Real Estate. […]

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Welcome At Home to Southern California!

This post originally appeared on tBL member  Progressive REP Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. The 85,000 sf Store is NOW OPEN in Lake Forest, CA Past readers of my blog know that my wife, Lauren, and I enjoy visiting new retailers that come to Southern California […]

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What is a Multiple Listing Service?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Most residential and commercial agents need a source to help them look for space for sale. A multiple listing service, also referred to as […]

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Farmland May Be An Easier Investment Than You Think

This post originally appeared on Southpace Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Tillable, a new digital platform, is changing the agronomy game, both for growers and investors throughout the U.S. Similar in design to the vacation home rental model, Tillable helps solves a two-prong issue that’s […]

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Illegal units – two case studies

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Photo by Katy Cao on Unsplash You may find yourself in a situation where you own a property with an illegal unit, or perhaps you are buying or selling a […]

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Lee Orange University: Training for Success, Onboarding the Future, & What’s Next?

Recruitment Tactics Over the last few weeks, you may have seen us representing our office at local college career fairs. Our aim in attending these events is to create exposure to our company and what it offers to college graduates, entering the workforce. This year, we brought two of our newest commercial real estate team […]

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17 reasons why someone would sell

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Investment property owners have different reasons for selling, but some may fail to see the big picture and miss an excellent opportunity to sell. I’ve counseled many investors on both […]

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Commercial vs residential real estate salespeople

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels If you sold or purchased a house, there is a good chance a residential agent assisted you. If you are a business owner or an investor, then you […]

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Proforma “pixie dust”

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.  Photo by Mervyn Chan on Unsplash You will find several opinions regarding a proforma financial report for an investment property. Some descriptions used may be “working magic,”  “pie in the sky,” and […]

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Meet the Landlords: Tom, Dick, Harry, and Pat

This post originally appeared on tBL member Lynn Drake's blog Compass-Commercial Blog | Expert Commercial Leasing Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.  Meet the Landlords: Tom, Dick, Harry, and Pat They are all commercial real estate landlords, and if you don’t learn anything about them […]

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Differences between regional and national commercial real estate broker

This post originally appeared on Saskedge Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. If you’d have asked me a few years ago about the long-term fate of the independent commercial real estate broker, I would have honestly expressed some uncertainty (you may be thinking, “but Barry, you […]

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