Apto CRM Blog (12)

[Short story] Future Office: The Adventures of Hannah and Skip

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   Never believe anyone peddling either nostalgia or a certainty about the future. Fiction is the way to go. You get to explore the realm of possibilities and entertain new ideas while […]

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[Infographic] Brokers, here’s how to turn someone else’s deal into your opportunity

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   Everyone loves announcing that they’ve closed a deal. It’s the time you get to tell your peers, the market, and prospects that you’re someone who can navigate―and more importantly, execute―the complexities […]

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[Infographic] Brokers, here’s how to turn someone else’s deal into your opportunity

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   Everyone loves announcing that they’ve closed a deal. It’s the time you get to tell your peers, the market, and prospects that you’re someone who can navigate―and more importantly, execute―the complexities […]

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How a Colliers broker went from associate to SVP in under a decade

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. In under a decade, Brandon Geraldo has moved up the ranks from associate broker to Senior Vice President Multifamily at Colliers International, where he has personally closed over $200,000,000 in East Bay […]

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6 booming CRE specialties that probably didn’t exist when you were a kid

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   The commercial real estate industry has always been subject to the volatility of the industries it strives to serve, so when shifts in technology, demographics and world affairs call for progress […]

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The psychological secrets of power brokers (part II)

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   We recently let you in on a few of the psychological secrets of world-class brokers. Now we’re back with more! Read on to learn why it pays to praise your competitors, […]

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[Infographic] A day in the life of a CRE broker, 1997 vs. 2017

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Everyone (including us!) talks about how much commercial real estate has changed, or is changing, or is going to change. Brokers have a lot to do to keep up—with the latest technology, […]

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The Psychological Secrets of Power Brokers

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Apto Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList.   You’re ready for your pitch. You’ve done your prep work, and you know you have properties that will be perfect for this prospective client. So when another broker swoops in and […]

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How to Prepare for a CRM Implementation, Part 1

  So you’ve chosen a new customer relationship management (CRM) software platform for your brokerage. Congrats! Now comes the fun part: getting everything set up and running. What takes place beforehand will largely determine the success of your implementation. Proper planning can help you get the most out of the new software—and fast. Here are […]

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Grow Your Sphere With These 5 Fresh Networking Ideas

The foundation of commercial real estate is connections. An extensive network is critical to success, allowing you to identify and move on opportunities more quickly. Making new connections happens in myriad ways. We network through social media, conferences, and professional events.  A fresh approach, though, can breathe new life into networking efforts and extend your […]

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Best Fall Conferences for Commercial Real Estate Brokers

We know it’s summertime, and you’re probably thinking about your upcoming vacation, swimming, the beach, or firing up the grill for a summer BBQ. But summer is also the time to start thinking about which commercial real estate conferences you should be attending. Most of the large commercial real estate conferences happen in the fall, […]

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Industrial Brokerage Life Lessons, The Gloves Are Off

Every now and then when we talk shop with brokers and everyone gets a little more comfortable, there is always an interesting, shocking, or just down right hilarious deal story that comes up. The challenge is that these are not always the kind of stories that are typically shared outside of happy hour. We would like […]

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