Tech in CRE

Commercial real estate apps every broker needs

There’s no question that commercial real estate is becoming a mobile industry, and brokers need to be able to do business from their phones. Not only that, but brokers who leverage modern technology will be more organized, efficient, and successful than the average CRE broker or professional.

So, to help manage your daily operations, we compiled a list of apps that top commercial real estate brokers are using to win new listings and close more deals.

1. CompStak

Price: Free

CompStak is a free, analyst-reviewed data and analytics platform used by thousands of CRE brokerages. It provides users with recent lease comps, sales comps, and property information that is accessible instantly.

With this app, you can access property details, deliver client presentations, negotiate deals, provide market analysis, prospect more efficiently, and determine accurate valuation.

Learn more about CompStak 

2. Virtuance

Price: Based on location and package selection

Virtuance is an app that empowers brokers with high-quality images and 3D tours that have been proven to capture attention, increase showings, sell listings faster, and make more money.

With an expansive team of professional photographers specifically trained in marketing CRE, a proprietary imaging system that processes photo editing through AI-powered algorithms, and a single-day turnaround time—Virtuance is an essential app for listing photography packages.

Learn more about Virtuance 

3. DocuSign

Price: Free and paid available

DocuSign is an easy-to-use app that allows commercial real estate professionals to upload, email, get signatures, and share important paperwork involved in the deal cycle. 

With this app, you can complete contracts, financial agreements, approvals, NDAs, and other agreements electronically—creating a better and more efficient experience for your clients (and for you). 

Learn more about DocuSign 

4. Evernote

Price: Free and paid available

Evernote is a powerful app that helps you capture important notes and navigate through them with ease—especially when you’re on the go. And for commercial real estate professionals, working from anywhere is crucial.

When you download the free version, you can sync up to 2 devices, search and use tags, apply rich formatting, and clip web pages. Although the free version does come with limited storage and uploads, Evernote also offers paid plans that give you even more tools and storage to leverage.

Learn more about Evernote 

5. Scannable

Price: Free

Scannable is an app created by Evernote that is designed to transform your important paperwork into high-quality scans that are ready to be saved and shared.

With Scannable, you can take a picture of your document, and then you can straighten, sharpen, and improve the quality of the image in whatever way you see fit. The app makes it easy to store business cards, file expense reports, and send contracts or other documents to necessary parties.

Learn more about Scannable 

6. LoopNet 

Price: Free to search, requires brokers to pay to put their listings into the database

LoopNet is the leading CRE app for finding and listing commercial real estate. As one of the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplaces, the app offers detailed information about for-lease and for-sale commercial property listings.

LoopNet allows users to search hundreds of thousands of CRE properties for sale across the United States and Canada—and it also allows brokers to put listings into their database for a price. The app is designed to support connections and tours in a completely virtual environment.

Learn more about LoopNet 

7. CoStarGo

Price: Free download, requires premium subscription to access all features

CoStarGo is a mobile extension of the professional suite of CoStar Professional services, providing accurate and updated commercial real estate property information that helps brokers win more clients and close more deals. 

With this app, commercial real estate professionals can find updated research on properties, including ownership, availability, sales comps, lease comps, completed transactions and more.

Learn more about CoStarGo 

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