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Product Updates – April 2023
An exciting set of new features were introduced this past month! April's product updates will make your ability to customize documents easier and allow you to collaborate and negotiate more efficiently in Propdocs. – Custom Form Builder We have introduced a form...
Product Updates – March 2023
We're excited to announce the latest changes for Propdocs, which will further enhance your experience with managing documents. The March 2023 updates include new features designed to streamline your workflow, improve communication, and keep you on top of your...
Product Updates – February 2023
The latest changes in Propdocs brings exciting new enhancements that make it easier than ever to manage your documents. February's updates will further streamline your workflow, improve collaboration, and allow you to easily make updates. – Send Documents through...
Product Updates – January 2023
2023 brings in new updates designed to make your experience more efficient in Propdocs. January's product updates introduce enhancements to streamline your workflow and collaboration. – Document Activity Easily track comments and suggestions activity within the...
Product Updates – December 2022
The final product update of 2022 highlights changes which will further improve on your experiences in Propdocs. December's product updates will allow you to more easily format and update documents to your preferences. Internal Approvals Before sending a document to...
Product Updates – November 2022
Your deal experience has been further improved in Propdocs with the latest round of enhancements. November's product updates will build on previous changes to unlock more tools when collaborating on documents. PDF Strikeouts and Comments Negotiations with PDF...
Product Updates – October 2022
This past month saw changes which will enhance your ability to collaborate on deals in Propdocs. October's product updates allow you to add more document types to a deal, furthering the ability to create and share key deal documents and important information with...
Product Updates – September 2022
This month we've introduced exciting features which allow you to gain access to templates from professional organizations you are a member of, and to create templates that only permit users to edit specified content. Organization Memberships Add multiple...
Product Updates – August 2022
The final leg of summer has brought some exciting new features to Propdocs! August's product updates build on past enhancements made to the negotiation and collaboration flow, further improving your document experience while using Propdocs. Clause Management...
Product Updates – July 2022
We are moving to a new era of notifications and customizability for signing in Propdocs. July's product updates introduced changes that will make creating a deal, staying notified on recent changes, and the signer experience easier and more efficient for everyone...
Why Leasing Brokers Must Embrace Change or Face Failure
Commercial leasing transactions are all about change. It’s ironic, then, that so many brokers seem to resist change when it comes to their own teams and offices.
The new CRE technology we’re excited about
The commercial real estate technology space has become a hotbed of innovation across the entire ecosystem and at all stages of the real estate lifecycle. Here are three (and a bonus fourth) Commercial Proptech entrants that we are very excited about. Dealius...
Innovation: The small things that make a big difference
It used to be the case that if it “ain't broke, don’t fix it” made sense. But that no longer holds true in today’s world of continuous innovation and optimization, where individual improvements in the way we do things roll up to create a competitive advantage (and more time for us to spend on the things that matter to us).
Product Updates – June 2022
Propdocs continues to evolve, providing additional ways to improve your deal negotiations in addition to your internal and external collaborations. The product updates in June will provide benefits while collaborating with your counterpart and ensuring your...
When Good Technology Goes Bad
I've spoken about cognitive entrenchment before – the notion that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” and the preference for the familiar ways of doing things – in the context of sticking with analogue ways of doing things. And to be honest, that is how I often think...
Let’s stop looking back
According to research by McKinsey, the companies that recovered best from the 2008 financial crisis were the ones that got out of the starting gates fastest and came out of survival mode sooner and more assertively. Not only did they recover faster, but this...
Product Updates – May 2022
An impressive package of new updates was delivered since our last check-in. May's product updates build on the changes made in the first quarter of 2022, to take your deal collaboration experience to a new level. Multiple Documents for One Deal The deal you...
There’s an app for that!
Poor Excel. When the history of twentieth and twenty-first-century technology is written, it will probably go down as the most maligned piece of software. The problem isn’t inherent to Excel itself though, quite the contrary.
Product Updates – April 2022
We reach spring with an exciting set of new features! April's product updates will streamline your experience with the counterparties on your deals and enhance your collaboration. Invite your Counterparty Ready to share the deal with your counterparty?...
Collaboration before, during and after the pandemic
Steven Jaffe founded Propdocs to create a better way for the commercial real estate industry to create, collaborate, negotiate and sign deals, and in this Q&A we dive deeper into his views on collaboration before, during and beyond the pandemic.
Q&A with Propdocs founder Steven Jaffe: part 2
In part two of this Q&A, Steven Jaffe, founder of Propdocs, talks about his entrepreneurial journey. You can read part one here. Q: What has been your biggest challenge founding and launching Propdocs? Steven: On the surface, CRE is doing 'fine' without...
Product Updates – March 2022
We march forward with some impactful new updates! This month saw the introduction of changes which allow you to gain further insights in the negotiation process, highlighted by: Version History Never lose a version of your document again! With the version...
Q&A with Propdocs founder Steven Jaffe: Part 1
In part one of a two-part Q&A series, Steven Jaffe, CEO of Propdocs, talks about the benefits of bringing efficiency into the CRE industry.
Trust your team and do better deals (+ free whitepaper download)
When it comes to nurturing trust, it is clear that although trust between your team and trust with your negotiation counterparties are equally important, trust must start with you and your team.
Product Updates – February 2022
There was no lack of exciting new features being introduced during the shortest month of the year! February's product updates will enhance and simplify your Propdocs experience. Find & Replace Streamline your document or template editing with the Find...
Can you afford not to trust?
Practically, trust implies that you do not have to ‘check’ work to ensure it was done properly. Of course, any work done by a person is open to human error, which is why proofreading contracts is so important.
Do too many cooks spoil the CRE deal?
Is it the case that too many cooks spoil the broth when it comes to CRE deals? Does an increased number of players involved in getting a deal across the line necessarily mean less efficiency, slower deal velocity, and time spent on closing an existing deal that could be used to work on lining up the next one?
When it comes to complexity, are all CRE deals equal?
Commercial real estate leasing deals can be complex, and take time and effort to get over the finish line. But this is not always due to the inherent nature of the deals because the actual terms of the deals can be extremely straightforward.
[REPORT] Guide to A Frictionless Close
We partnered with Propmodo on this comprehensive report to speak with a number of leading leasing professionals from across the country, and explore the biggest challenges facing commercial brokers during the leasing transaction process, from LOI submission through close, and provide several recommendations and strategic approaches to mitigate them.
Product Updates – January 2022
It's a new year, and with that comes our first set of release notes for 2022! This month's product updates will help your team to further streamline your collaboration and negation activities.
The best tools for CRE: How to pick the right ones from your digital utility box
I've considered whether too many cooks spoil the real estate deal. And if fewer cooks resulted in a speedier, more efficient deal. Now I wonder, at the risk of over-extending this metaphor to breaking point, whether too many whisks, or the wrong type of whisk,...
Product Updates – December 2021
It’s almost year end, a perfect opportunity to review the Propdocs release notes! This month we’ve got several product updates which will help you level up your negotiation and collaboration process.
The Commercial Leasing Process is Holding Brokers Back – A single source of truth can help
In collaboration with If we all have anything in common, it’s that we don’t have enough time. Time is the most limited resource and technology has successfully changed how other industries work via powerful time management and collaborative platforms. You would...
Our top five apps for business productivity
Our personal mantra is “work smarter not harder”. Time is the most valuable asset in the world and to win back time in our lives, we should always look for ways to get the same, or better outcomes with less manual effort.
Track Changes: Love, or Hate It, You Need It.
Track changes is one of those features that is a bit like HVAC in a building: it typically comes as standard, makes your day-to-day life more pleasant and comfortable, but you probably only really think about it when it doesn’t work the way you expect it to.