Discovering Local Opportunities By Assessing National Trends

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Staying up to date with trends affecting commercial real estate should be easier than ever. All of this information can become overwhelming, but through careful curation of who you pay attention to, you can begin to see the opportunities through the trees.

CEO Update - August 2017

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This month’s product update includes great news for RPR Mobile™ users. The app now includes Comps Analysis Express, a new feature that allows users to create a comparative analysis from the RPR Property Details page by way of a simple, four-step process. The end result is a detailed, comprehensive Seller’s Report, branded with the REALTOR’S® information.

8 RPR App Tips and Tricks

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Every app has tricks of the trade yet, for some reason, they don’t always appear magically on our radar. This post will give you 8 tips to make sure your next RPR app experience is a productive one.

At the Core of RPR Commercial

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From site selection and investment analysis tools to demographic and psychographic insights about communities, this valuable Realtor® member benefit truly helps validate a practitioner’s local expertise.

New Comps Analysis Feature on RPR Mobile™

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Anytime, anywhere functionality has been expanded to include comps analyses on your phone, with tablet functionality available by Sept. 13, 2017. We've also made several visual enhancements to the Platform's charts as well as refinements to the new home energy consumption data display.

Survey finds REALTORS® Plan to Spend More Time, Money on Digital Marketing Initiatives

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Realtors Property Resource® (RPR), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®, announces the results of its 2017 REALTOR® Social and Digital Media Report. The report includes findings from a survey of 265 REALTORS® about the way they use digital and social media to build their businesses.

Downsizing to Downtown: Boomers Hitting the Road

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REALTORS®, investors, developers are turning to a more robust analysis of demographic and economic patterns to determine how to improve communities to accommodate specific interests and budgets.

CEO Update - July 2017

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Every REALTOR® has a vested interest in this month’s CEO Update. From understanding how the concept of “open architecture” will transform the real estate industry, to Smart Growth grants that help REALTORS® attract homebuyers and investors to their communities, and how lockbox technology is affected by marketplace innovations.

Where’s the real value in Automated Valuation Models (AVMs)?

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A handful of organizations offer Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) yet not one is 100 percent accurate. The truth lies in the types of data that AVM providers use to generate the AVM.

14 Best Apps for Real Estate Agents in 2017

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Here are 14 top trending real estate apps that we believe will support your core business activities. The list might even include apps for tasks or practices that you have yet to consider or procrastinated, concerned they are too expensive or too difficult to adopt. Fear not, almost all of these apps are free or have upgrades starting at just $5 a month.

RPR Data Strengthens Smart Growth Initiative

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Supported by RPR data, this real estate industry leader is helping decision makers understand the challenges and opportunities facing their changing communities, and how they can play a role in shaping its future.

Work, Play, Live: The Commercial RE Focus

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According to a recent Swanepoel T3 Group study, Commercial Real Estate ALERT: Analysis of the Latest Emerging Risks and Trends, demographics based on the interests of Millennials are more important than ever in business practices. “Millennial preference to live in mixed-use environments near work is contributing to high rents in urban locations, which is leading to increased apartment development that will further accelerate population growth in central business districts.

Show Demand for Any Neighborhood with the RPR Market Activity Report

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When your clients or prospects are interested in tracking a neighborhood's activity, the RPR Market Activity report is an ideal option. First, it’s flexible and can be generated on any geography, even areas drawn using the RPR map. And the report itself includes changes in a local real estate market based on listing information and MLS data.

Open Architecture — What it Really Means to Associations and MLSs

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APIs open the internal architecture of a service to others and the result is often a service of much greater value than the sum of the parts. The most popular data sources accessible through a published API include household names such as Facebook, Google Maps, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Pinterest. Open architecture in the real estate realm works the same way … or it should.