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Employee Coming Back To Office

Are employees ready to come back to the office?

As the 2021 summer is set to kick off on June 20, more and more businesses are hoping to use this time frame as the starting point to return to the office.  Whether is it a slow transition process over the summer months or a hard target date, many companies feel this is the time to try to return to the office and attempt to...

Is Working Remotely Effective For My Business

Is Working Remotely Effective For Your Business? Can You Prove it?

Thank goodness the Covid pandemic seems to be finally coming to a closure here in the United States.  Obviously depending on the state or county you work or reside in, the experience and timing is different.   However, there does seem to be an overall feeling that people are heading back to the office.  Or ar...

Covid Ruined Golf

Covid Ruined Golf as We Know it - and other Funny Covid Issues

In pre-Covid Golf, courses were relatively easy to get tee times and play. Go online, find a time, sign up, play. With Covid, that has all changed due to the massive influx of new players (and we use that term loosely). Early in the crisis, people seemed to be working longer total hours while at home. With nowhere to go to or t...

Keep your passwords safe

10 Best Practices to Keep Your Passwords Safe

Passwords are not something to be taken lightly. You need a strong password to keep your online information safe. Here at Real Clear Software, we take data security very seriously and is a top priority. We believe that a client's data is essential to continued success and it is vital to protect that information. Unfortunately...

Retail Real Estate Portfolios

Your Retail Portfolio Needs Repositioning - Do You Have Tools to Get You There?

Every Retail Company Is Under Intense Operating Pressure. While some companies are benefiting, most are experiencing changes from strategic re-positioning to a complete contraction. Franchisors are transitioning from franchise development to franchisee protection. For real estate departments, the hard work has just begun. The p...

Site Selection Software

Real Estate Software Helps Retailers Optimize Site Selection Process, Performance

In the 2016 movie "The Founder," McDonald's founder Ray Kroc (played by Michael Keaton) experiences a professional epiphany when he's advised that he's not in the hamburger business, but in the real estate business. This paradigm shift in perspective transforms Kroc from the struggling fast food franchise salesman he was into th...

CRM and Commercial Real Estate

CRMs that improve your business

CRM Platforms to Chose FromThere is no shortage of CRM platforms available to users and businesses alike. Whether you're keeping track of contacts, birthdays or anything and anyone you can imagine, there is a platform out there that can do it for you. The big question is, "Is that platform bettering your business?"When it comes ...

Excel can be replaced with Better Software

The Slow Death to Excel Spreadsheets - Time to pick Real Estate Management Software

First released in 1985, Excel spreadsheet was a sensational alternative to its painstaking paper predecessor. It revolutionized the way data was consolidated, computed and corrected to be the ultimate showstopper of every business. Excel spreadsheet has been in the know how of every enterprise since the 80's and the transparenc...

Drones fly into focus commercial real estate

Drone Videos: Bringing hip action to an inanimate building and saving them on RCS

New Tech and CREThe strides technology has made over the last decade or two are astounding.  It really wasn't that long ago that many of us in the commercial real estate industry marveled over the ease of a fax machine, then were awed by email, then websites, then the cloud and the list continues to grow and evolve. The sma...

Real Clear Software Business Intelligence

Is CRE Ready for the Big Tech Transformation?

Experts at ULI's Europe Conference offer a snapshot of the industry's efforts to embrace technology and detail the challenges ahead. This is a repost from a great article from Commercial Property Executive about technology and CRE. Was originally posed February 11, 2021 By Timea-Erika Papp @ Commercial Property Executive See ...

Real Clear Software Business Intellegence

On Demand Integrated Real Estate Business Intelligence

On Demand Fully Integrated Real Estate Business Intelligence - 2020/2021 Will be Critical for Real Estate Decision MakingThrough the shock, sadness and hope of 2020/2021, our world has clearly changed. For commercial real estate, most if not all professionals are moving forward with new or revised business strategies. This is i...

Why Google Reviews Matter

Importance of Google Reviews and Tracking Them

If you wonder why you should bother with Google Reviews, it's because review services such as this are now most businesses' first (and hopefully not their only) impression on a prospective new patron. An increasing number of customers rely on Google reviews to select the business they wish to do business with. Obviously with an...