Four Stages for Effectively Utilizing Metrics

Four Stages for Effectively Utilizing Metrics

Think of any real estate operator that is doing very well. It is highly likely that they are using metrics very effectively to drive their business. However, not all companies are using metrics effectively. In this post I will describe the four stages of the journey...
How to specify custom property management metrics

How to specify custom property management metrics

Companies come to us because the reports from their property management system don’t provide them the metrics they want. Customization is the driver. We have a process for specifying custom property management metrics. Here is how we do it.   Custom...
Four Types of Metrics in Real Estate

Four Types of Metrics in Real Estate

In this post I am going to introduce the four types of metrics in real estate management that I recommend our clients keep an eye on. Most of our clients ask to look at Actual vs Budget. Looking at the variance to budget helps them know how they are managing. I think...
The Dashboard Buyer’s Journey

The Dashboard Buyer’s Journey

Before our clients hire us to build them a custom dashboard, they go through what we call the “dashboard buyer’s journey”. This is a “journey” because it involves many decision points, and there are lots of things to learn along the way.   The...
How to Forecast Occupancy

How to Forecast Occupancy

Take a minute to look at the occupancy dashboard image below. It is forecasting occupancy 30, 60 and 90 days from now. The rest of the article describes how to forecast occupancy for your portfolio. How to Forecast Occupancy Let’s say you have been given a monthly...
Building the Entrata KPI Scorecard

Building the Entrata KPI Scorecard

An Automated Entrata KPI Scorecard We built the RentViewer Entrata connector in collaboration with a client  Our client was  looking to automate the process for updating their Excel-based KPI scorecard (this is the “Entrata KPI scorecard” project mentioned...