Video Learning

Welcome to the RPR Video Learning Center. Below we have created a number of self-paced lesson plans for learning RPR and related tool sets. To begin, select one of the topics below.

Investment Analysis

You may have a client who needs to know how much to invest in a property to make it viable. Or what the long term potential is to them in the form of rent or a sale. When you need to do financial analytical research on commercial properties, RPR’s Valuate® is the perfect resource. Valuate® is a web-based financial analysis and marketing tool that helps the user take a deep dive into number crunching and forecasting. This video will show, step-by-step, how you can easily access Valuate® to perform real-time, interactive investment analyses in a collaborative work environment—one that leads to more insightful, impactful and efficient conversations with prospects and clients.

RPR Mobile – Commercial

Chances are, you’re constantly out in the field and on-the-go. The RPR Mobile app gives you the capability to access commercial data and property reports via your smartphone or tablet. This quick video will show you how to download the app and how to get started using it. You’ll learn how to pull up maps, run property reports, view details and photos, and all types of other research. The RPR Mobile app is conveniently synced with your desktop version, so all of the saved information is there to access.

Commercial Map

This video will help Commercial members master the maps of RPR. These thematic maps provide a visual analysis, with layer after layer of important data that can be extracted and used to determine what types of businesses have the best chance for success. Topics such as trade areas, points of interest, traffic statistics, and heat maps are covered, as well as how to use the RPR map drawing tool to set search parameters.

Strategic Site Selection

When you become a little more experienced with using RPR, you can start taking advantage of RPR’s more in-depth data and analysis. This video shows Commercial users, through easy-to-follow “how-to” directional arrow call-outs, three important capabilities within RPR Commercial: 1) How to find the right people for a business, 2) How to find the best location for a business, and 3) How to find the best business for a location.

Understanding the Community

In this next video, you’ll dive a little deeper into the layers of data RPR offers for Commercial users. You’ll see how to search a trade area, and how to prepare a Commercial Trade Area Report. The information within these reports will help you figure out what neighborhoods and communities are the best fit for a particular business type. You’ll also learn how economic, demographic and consumer profiles can show your clients what properties are the best place to set up shop and which are the best investments.