> Where we’re going…we don’t need parking lots!

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Image credit Entertainment Weekly; Universal Pictures Is it possible that we will one day live in subdivisions and multi-family developments with zero parking? Not only is it possible…it’s already begun. Remember the famous line from the 1980’s blockbuster film “Back to the Future” when Dr. Emmett Brown, the mad scientist says “Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” Now fast forward to 2019. An amazing transformation is taking shape across […]

> Advertising in Today’s Real Estate Market

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Real Estate Advertising On February 15th, 2019, I served as one of seven panelists to the Arizona School of Real Estate’s “Advertising in Today’s Real Estate Market – The Rules and Social Media” Seminar.  The seminar qualified for 3 hours of CE Credit through the Arizona Department of Real Estate and I was honored to serve as both the event’s Sponsor and Panelist on the topic of real estate advertising.  […]

> The Future of Commercial Real Estate

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On January 18th, I delivered a presentation to the West Valley Commercial Real Estate Group about the future of the commercial real estate industry, and how technology is changing the industry. Specifically, I discussed five key disruptions that are occurring in the marketplace.  Topics included;  Blockchain technology and how it is changing the rate of speed that real estate transactions close, both in the commercial and residential marketplace.  I also discussed […]

> PRESS RELEASE – Office Atlas Begins ALPHA

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December 10, 2018 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Sofvue announces ALPHA launch of OfficeAtlas.com. Sofvue, a real estate technology company based in based in Phoenix, Arizona, and operating as one of the regions premier web and SaaS companies, has announced the launch of OfficeAtlas.com. “We are thrilled.  Office Atlas was designed and built for the development and commercial real estate community.  In March 2015, our team went to work developing […]

> PRESS RELEASE – Condo Atlas Development Begins

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Sofvue announces development start of CondoAtlas.com. Sofvue, a real estate technology and data company based in Phoenix, Arizona, and operating as one of the regions premier web and SaaS companies, has announced the development start of CondoAtlas.com. “In very similar fashion to OfficeAtlas.com, Condo Atlas is staged to become the premier application resource for residential real estate brokerage firms who list and sell condominiums. Unlike […]

> RFR’s- The Long-Term Benefits to Multi-Family Investors and Owners

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Appraisals – Reserves for Replacement One of the most mis-understood and often overlooked condition of owning a small income property is the Reserves for Replacements (RFR’s), or what is sometimes referred to as “Replacement Reserves”.  In commercial real estate transactions, replacement reserves are often mandatory and added to proformas for lending purposes, this to maintain the major components of a property during the life of the loan.  This is especially […]

> The Industry Revolution – Big Data, Smart Technology and Drones

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On July 20th, 2018, I served as moderator to the Arizona School of Real Estate’s “The Industry Revolution – Big Data, Smart Technology, Drones and More” Seminar. The seminar qualified for 3 hours of CE Credit through the Arizona Department of Real Estate and I was honored to serve as both the events Moderator as well as a Panelist on the topic of Big Data, Drones and Smart Technology. Terese […]

> Appraising Luxury Homes – Determining Value When There Are No Comps

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Residential Appraisal Practice For luxury homes, the variables can be daunting.  The more complex the property features and amenities, the fewer the number of acceptable comps.  To complicate matters, most lenders require at least three sales (comps), not older than six months, be included in the report, but that’s sometimes easier said than done.  What about a luxury home that’s 20,000 square feet, or the subject property is a condo […]

> Time requirements to complete a commercial aerial mission.

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Aerial VideographyBy:  Joannah Tomblin, FAA UAV Pilot I’m often asked how long it takes to complete aerial photography of an office building, and for most projects, the actual “mission” time is about an hour, but then I had to consider how much time it really takes to get to that one hour “mission” window.  Here’s a brief explanation of how long it takes to complete aerial missions.  Hope this is […]

> PRESS RELEASE: Airwest Drones completes first major photoshoot in San Diego, California

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Sofvue completes first major commercial office building photoshoot in San Diego, California Sofvue, in collaboration with OfficeAltas.com and BuildingAtlas.com, has completed it’s first major photo shoot in San Diego, California.  The shoot included photography and videography of several hundred office buildings including properties in Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Mira Mesa, El Cajon, Del Mar, Pacific Beach, Spring Valley, San Carlos, La Jolla and […]