Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Your Brokerage Business?

Posted by Jocelynne Haslett on 10/18/17 4:43 PM

There’s so much to love about running a real estate brokerage: You can use whatever business model you wish, hire according to your standards, service the clients you choose, decide what tech tools to leverage, and even decide (within reason) when you’ll make yourself available for work.

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Topics: Office Management, Integration, automation, transaction management, opportunity cost, agent management, back office

iBroker Announces Integration with Dotloop

Posted by Jocelynne Haslett on 9/27/17 2:23 PM

iBroker, the simplified back office management solution for real estate, announces it's latest software integration - dotloop.

Dotloop provides a single end-to-end solution for real estate brokers and agents to more efficiently complete, share, and sign documents, as well as monitor and manage the entire real estate transaction process. With this integration, iBroker users can access real estate transactions based in dotloop through a single click, improving workflow efficiency between the applications and eliminating the need to double enter transaction data into both platforms. Together, iBroker and dotloop offer real estate brokerages an easier, more streamlined approach to managing their back office and financial needs.

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Topics: Real Estate Software, Integration

Translating the Power of a Franchise to Your Brokerage

Posted by Robert Love on 9/25/17 4:24 PM

Indie or franchise? There are reasons to go either way as a broker -- but if you’ve decided to establish yourself as an independent broker, then having the freedom to choose how you’ll operate, hire, market and bill as a brokerage is probably important to you.

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Topics: Reduce Overhead, Office Management, Streamline Billing, Real Estate Software, RE/MAX

What is the Opportunity Cost of Your Software Choices?

Posted by Jocelynne Haslett on 8/4/17 12:14 PM

Would you like to spend less time using your back office software and more time focusing on money-making activities? Is your profitability dependent on your ability to use a certain type of software?

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Topics: Office Management, Real Estate Software

iBroker Announces SkySlope Integration

Posted by Jocelynne Haslett on 7/31/17 12:38 PM

iBroker, a powerful back office management application by GryphTech Inc., is proud to announce its latest integration with SkySlope. SkySlope, the industry-leading transaction management software, supports 1,500 real estate brokerages in over 4,800 offices across the United States and Canada. iBroker and SkySlope share a common goal of improving the efficiency of brokerage operations. Users of both products can now enjoy a more streamlined user experience. SkySlope transactions import seamlessly in iBroker with a single click, improving workflow efficiency between applications and eliminating duplicate entry. Together, iBroker and SkySlope offer real estate brokerages an easier way to manage their office and financials.

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Topics: Real Estate Software, Integration

Three Benefits to Investing in an Effective Back Office Management Solution

Posted by Robert Love on 7/26/17 1:01 PM

Managing your back office is a difficult proposition at best. Negotiated commission plans with tiers, fees, caps, and date sensitive exceptions are becoming the norm for offices that want to recruit top notch talent. Add teams to the equation and the complexity compounds even further.

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. On top of crazy commission plans, offices still need to track transactions, invoice agents every month, keep up to date with AR and manage all office/agent expenses. The challenges faced by the modern real estate office are many, but the right solution can have a transformative effect on your business. Below are three very important reasons you should consider adopting a comprehensive back office solution.

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Topics: Reduce Overhead, Comprehensive Dashboard, Office Management, Teams, Streamline Billing

Who's Running Your Business - You or Your Software?

Posted by Jocelynne Haslett on 7/26/17 12:58 PM

Is your profitability tied to your ability to use a certain type of software? Spending too much time buried in Excel spreadsheets or complex applications? Prefer to spend time on money-making activities? Is your software defining your business by needing to hire a specialized skill set to manage it? 

If you are answering "yes" to these questions, you are not alone. Many Broker/Owners are eager to take back the reins from their software, and re-focus on what they do best - grow their business!  Consider Cameron Keegan's story. You may relate:

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Topics: ROI, Office Management, Real Estate Software, RE/MAX