15 Best Blogs To Follow About Real Estate

Real estate is more competitive than ever. The way professionals do business is constantly changing thanks to shifting trends, the up-and-down economy and the rapid-fire release of new technologies.

The world of real estate is evolving. And the big question is: Will you evolve along with it?

How do you evolve? You learn.

In the old days, that used to mean reading books and gambling big bucks on experts and seminars who promised you The good news is that access to those big, bold ideas and innovations that are changing the way we do business are available to anyone.

Duke Long

Authored by the broker/owner of The Duke Long Agency. Long has a voice and sense of humor. He also has opinions and he’s not shy about sharing them.

Sample posts: “We All Now Live In The Commercial Real Estate ‘As A Service’ World” / “Can I Take You To The Real #CRE Promised Land?”

Urban Land Institute

Less a blog than magazine page for the Urban Land Institute, the site provides a worldwide perspective on issues such as development, sustainability, and more… including their market trends reports.

Sample posts: “Which U.S. Commercial Real Estate Sectors Might Be Nearing Oversupply?” / “Six Commercial Real Estate Trends to Watch for What Remains of 2016”

Location Advice

Location advice for California businesses from Allen C. Buchanan. Despite the focus on site selection for a specific region, his ideas and advice are absolutely applicable to a wider commercial real estate audience. Especially helpful are his “Tuesday Traffic Tips,” low-tech videos Buchanan shoots while stuck in traffic.

Sample posts: “Are you Getting the MOST from your Commercial Real Estate Broker?” / “Are You Focused on the Tip of the Iceberg?”

Property Metrics Blog

PropertyMetrics is also a CRE software company that deals with the financial side of real estate. If you like numbers and spreadsheets and the kind of deep-dive, super-complex commercial property math that is responsible for 98% of CRE jumps to residential real estate… you’ll LOVE this blog.

Sample posts: “How to Analyze Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Projects” / “Prescriptive Easements: A Comprehensive Guide”

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