How Has the Smartphone Revolutionized Lease Administration Software2
Jul 10

How Has the Smartphone Revolutionized Lease Administration Software?

By Guy Gray | Lease Administration Software

Ahh, the smartphone. It’s a go-to distraction for many of us, whether we’re standing in line for that double mocha macchiato at 7 a.m. in the morning or caught in an awkward conversation with a colleague right before we head home at the end of the day. More than 77% of Americans own a smartphone, so it’s no surprise that it’s revolutionized the way we live our lives.

Commercial real estate is no different, as the software CRE professionals use has been greatly affected by the advances in mobile technology. Here are just a couple ways the smartphone has revolutionized lease administration software.

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5 Clerical Tasks CRE Software Will Eliminate
Jun 27

5 Clerical Tasks CRE Software Will Eliminate

By Guy Gray | CRE Software

For one reason or another, the word “automation” doesn’t trigger the right kinds of reaction in many commercial real estate professionals. You may think it’s just a synonym for software — fancy technology you don’t really need. In reality, it’s so much more than that. When you think of automation, think instead of the word automatically; because that’s what’s going to happen to a lot of your menial tasks if you adopt software that offers a straightforward approach to real estate automation. They’re going to be completed automatically, with minimal or no effort on your part.

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FASB Lease Accounting Checklist - Are You Compliant?
Jun 19

FASB Lease Accounting Checklist – Are You Compliant?

By Guy Gray | FASB

Certain dates are difficult to remember. Your wedding date, your work anniversary and even your birthday can slip your mind from time to time — with various repercussions for each. Some are unforgettable, such as the exact hour and minute your favorite sports team won its first championship. For commercial real estate professionals, there’s one upcoming date you definitely don’t want to forget:

  • If you’re a public company, that date is December 15, 2018.
  • If you’re a private company, that date is December 15, 2019 (for fiscal years beginning after that date) or December 15, 2020 (for interim periods within fiscal years beginning after that date)

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A Look at Operations Scalability with CRE Software
Jun 06

A Look at Operations Scalability with CRE Software

By Guy Gray | CRE Software

Did you ever have a lemonade stand when you were younger? Those of us who did were awarded with a great early education about how business works, learning about principles like supply and demand, budgeting and so forth. What you might not know is that you can apply many of those same lemonade stand principles to your commercial real estate business today — especially when it comes to operational efficiency and scalability.

In fact, the inability to grow one’s portfolio can be directly related inefficient operations. Fortunately, CRE software can relieve you of this burden. Here’s how:

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Corporate Lease Administration Made Easy with Quarem
May 29

Corporate Lease Administration Made Easy with Quarem

By Guy Gray | Corporate Lease Administration

There’s probably not a person in the world who doesn’t wish they had a time machine. We all wish we could go back in the past and fix mistakes (like those acid wash jeans in the ‘80s), or take a peek into the future (to see who will win the World Series in 2020, of course). Even if you could stay in the present and simply see what the rest of the day holds, you’d take it, right?

Time travel would especially come in handy for commercial real estate (CRE) professionals. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy way to avoid costly mistakes with tenants or more accurately plan for future leases? Well, there kind of is. With Quarem, corporate lease administration has never been easier.

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How CRE Software Can Help You Establish Break-Even Occupancy Rate in Commercial Real Estate
May 02

How CRE Software Can Help You Establish Break-Even Occupancy Rate in Commercial Real Estate

By Guy Gray | CRE Software

Albert Einstein once said, “Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” While math may seem like poetry to one of the world’s most famous physicists of all time, it probably doesn’t sound like a barrel of fun to most commercial real estate professionals.

Well, when it comes to break-even occupancy rates, anyway. They’re more stressful than poetic.

With all the data CRE pros have to crunch, it can sometimes be difficult to even establish the occupancy rate break-even point in the first place. Fortunately, CRE software such as Quarem’s can help establish this in even the most dynamic portfolios. How? Read on.

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Why You Shouldn't Overlook Training and Support When Shopping a CRE Software Solution
Apr 26

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Training and Support When Shopping a CRE Software Solution

By Guy Gray | CRE Software , Customer Support

You know that old saying, “If you love someone, set them free?” Yeah, they weren’t talking about software. Yet, it seems like many software solution companies these days do just that when it comes to their offerings. They sell people on what their software can do only to abruptly leave them to fend for themselves when it comes to actually learning how to use the software effectively.

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5 Key Marketing Tips for Commercial Real Estate Professionals
Apr 18

5 Key Marketing Tips for Commercial Real Estate Professionals

By Guy Gray | CRE Professionals , Marketing Tips

George Washington Carver (1860-1943) was a man of innovation. A botanist and inventor, he is possibly best known for his creative usage of peanuts, having created more than 100 food recipes (such as peanut butter) featuring the popular legume. Put simply, Carver wasn’t a man who simply grew and used peanuts like everyone else. He saw the potential in something and was always looking for new ways to utilize it.

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