REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY, REAL ESTATE ADVICE
Accurate Group | February 08, 2023
On February 07, 2023, one of the leading providers of technology-driven real estate appraisal, analytics, title data and e-closing solutions, Accurate Group, announced the company's Archer® Software Platform is integrated with ClickFORMS®, a user-friendly appraisal software application developed by Bradford Technologies. The simplified integration enables appraisers to populate appraisal data and create reports on the Accurate Group Platform in ClickFORMS®. As a result, appraisers can use the platform efficiently and easily.
ClickFORMS® is the industry's most adaptive and user-friendly appraisal software, allowing appraisers to complete valuation assignments without learning new features. In addition, the platform offers services like technical support, productivity tools, data resources to process reports, and network connections to transmit messages.
Paul Doman, President, and CEO of Accurate Group, said, "Accurate Group is excited to partner with Bradford Technologies. Our secure, robust integration with ClickFORMS® simplifies appraisal report creation while still allowing appraisers to benefit from the breadth and depth of Accurate Group's appraisal management platform – delivering the best possible experience for appraisers." He also said, "In addition, by further streamlining the appraisal process, Accurate Group continues its mission to help lenders accelerate loan cycle times, improve operational efficiency and deliver the best borrower experience."
(Source: Business Wire)
About Accurate Group
Accurate Group is based in Independence, Ohio is a real estate technology and services leader providing technology-driven property appraisal, analytics, title data, and digital closing solutions to banks, servicers, non-bank credit unions, and capital market firms. The company offers its clients the best combination of speed, regulatory compliance, quality, and price by combining modern process accurate data, automation, and innovative SaaS and mobile technologies. In addition, the real estate finance community and consumers with Accurate Group are benefitted from top solutions of the market, which allows modern digital frameworks to improve accuracy, reduce costs and enhance compliance through all types of real estate loans, portfolios, and mortgage-related assets.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
MAXX Properties | March 02, 2023
On March 01, 2023, a leading real estate organization, MAXX Properties, plans to implement software to manage all post-resident accounts receivable by Pay Ready, a multifamily premier post-resident payment system.
Chief Operating Officer of MAXX Properties, Genevieve Bauer, joined the organization last August and focused on maximizing the cash flow and value. With more than 9,300 units and a growing inventory, Gen was aware that technology was the key to maximizing yield. With her years of expertise in strategic property management operations, she thought back to the times she had worked with Pay Ready as a supplier.
Pay Ready's platform redefines the post-resident recovery process of MAXX Properties. The platform integrates with the property management software and controls the move-out process. Its automated messaging is augmented with human interactions and follow-up. Within the CRM, the onsite teams now have a centralized repository for their notes, which can be tracked and reported in real-time. With this platform, the owners and operators can have a robust solution and customized and empathetic brand communication for residents from the start, along with a simplified payment process and final payment arrangements.
Chief Operating Officer at MAXX Properties, Genevieve Bauer, said, "Making the decision to switch to Pay Ready was simple. MAXX Properties needed to centralize its post resident recovery efforts and have true insight into the data. Pay Ready's platform provides advanced technology along with real-time data and key metrics to give our operations' team the ability to make informed data-driven decisions, moving our business forward while maximizing our post resident recovery receivables."
(Source – Business Wire)
About MAXX Properties
Based in Harrison, New York, MAXX Properties is a privately held company comprising commercial, multifamily, and cooperatives. It was established in 1936 under the fourth generation of Wiener family leadership. Its portfolio consists of 39 communities containing 9,351 owned multifamily units in six states, 992 sponsor units and 32 managed cooperative units in New York. In addition, the company offers a wide range of training and educational courses specifically designed to equip teammates with the skills needed to deliver exceptional service to residents.
MARKET OUTLOOK,REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Origin Investments and Kovitz | January 09, 2023
Focus Financial Partners Inc., a leading partnership of independent, fiduciary wealth management firms, recently announced that it entered into a definitive agreement enabling Origin Holding Company, LLC, a Chicago, IL-based private real estate fund manager, to join forces with Focus partner firm Kovitz Investment Group Partners, LLC.
The firm will continue to provide its real estate funds under the Origin brand while retaining its leadership and investment team. The deal is anticipated to conclude in the first quarter of 2023, subject to the fulfillment of customary closing conditions.
Origin is a prominent manager of private real estate funds specializing in multifamily residential assets. The company manages multifamily property funds to provide investors with tax-efficient income, capital appreciation, and portfolio diversification. Its funds have more than 3,000 individual investors, many of whom were referred by other high-net-worth organizations. Its performance places them in the top decile of 2022's best private real estate fund managers, according to Preqin, an alternative investing data provider.
This strategic transaction will significantly expand the footprint and scale of Kovitz's private real estate fund solutions for clients, building on the company's long history of real estate investing success. Through this agreement, Kovitz will make its operational capabilities and wealth management know-how available to Origin and its investors.
Meanwhile, Berkshire Global Advisors served as Origin's primary financial advisor in this transaction.
David Scherer, Co-CEO of Origin, concluded, "In evaluating strategic partners, our objectives were to preserve and promote the continuity of our well-established brand while also gaining access to additional resources to help us better serve our funds' investors and grow our business."
About Origin Investments
Origin Investments provides best-in-class real estate solutions to HNWIs, family offices, and RIAs. It manages multifamily real estate developments in fast-growing U.S. markets. Since 2007, the company has accomplished $2.5 billion in real estate transactions, while its principals have invested $60 million. Alternative investment data source Preqin says that the company's performance is in the top 10% of the world's best private real estate fund managers.
Kovitz Investment Group Partners, LLC (Kovitz) is an SEC-registered investment adviser that serves individual and institutional customers. It connects HNWIs, institutions, and financial professionals to asset management and advising methods. It offers long-term investing options backed by rigorous research. The organization approaches financial planning and wealth management as active activities, helping clients make the right decisions.