Argus Software: What’s It Take to Provide Superb Analysis?

photo credit: jbloughphoto In Commercial Real Estate Analysis, it’s simple, Argus Software leads the way to industry standard. It’s not that Argus is necessarily the best analysis provider, or the easiest to use, but Argus commands a certain respect in the Commercial Real Estate Analysis industry not to be overlooked. So what are the drawbacks of Argus Software? Age, simple as …

Commercial Real Estate Analysis: Find Your Roots

photo credit: idle_a_while Sometimes we forget that an entire industry revolves around a very basic technique: valuing property. From Commercial Real Estate Analysis stems Commercial Real Estate Investors, REITS, Commercial Real Estate Agents, Brokerage Firms, etc. When considering the lure of the Commercial Real Estate Industry, that sizeable transaction fee, the large scale property ownership and coinciding rents, whether purchaser or …

How to Spot 4 Commercial Real Estate Billionaires: Belief (Part 2 of 4)

photo credit: designldg The second installment of Commercial Real Estate Billionaires features the 90th Richest American and the 5th Richest Real Estate Billionaire, a man who runs headstrong against the supposition that Real Estate Billionaires ‘cherish privacy’, and who also ran for presidency (twice), at $3.4B, Henry Ross Perot Sr. has accumulated plenty of wealth and public advice on Real Estate …

Present Value: Welcome to Redundantland

Photo Credit: pixelmama Welcome to Redundantland where financial terms overlap, things seemindistinguishable, and everything makes perfect relatable sense. Right? In two of our previous resource pages, Time Value of Money and Discount Rates, Present Value plays a significant role, and it’s about time it received its own post. Let’s recap two very important concepts…

10 Ways to Achieve 10%: An Unconventional Guide to being your Best #CRE Self

So we’ve released our first e-book, do we feel changed somehow? accomplished? brazen even? All of the above, and I might add, shameless. “An Unconventional Guide to being your Best #CRE Self” is a mini-conglomeration of best received advice and industry experience wrapped in a mini-attitude. Download Here: 10 Ways to Achieve 10% Take a shower, snub a friend, let …

IF Statements: Becoming an Excel Bully

Photo Credit: goulao “Alright you little ninny, give me your lunch money!” I heard that a lot growing up… frankly, I got tired of saying it. Telling people what to do can be an invigorating experience, and as I’ve found over several years of building financial models for commercial real estate analysis, Excel was built to bully.  Excel does as …