Financial Planning: Do You Need an Adviser?

There are plenty of tools that can help you manage your business expenses, but you may find that nothing beats hiring a professional.

OCTOBER 2015 | BY MICHAEL ANTONIAK Via RealtorMag

You can’t ignore the numbers. They paint the picture of whether your business is profitable, how well it’s growing, and where you should invest in the future. Every real estate professional needs a system for organizing and managing financial details, and while there’s a lot of software out there that can track expenses and offer accounting services at the click of a button, the best tool may not be technological.

You want a solution that won’t take too much time away from your real job: selling real estate. Some accounting programs are simple, standalone solutions, but depending on how complicated your expense reports are, they may not cover everything you need. Other solutions are fully integrated real estate management suites, and they could take a long time to master. You may be better off handing the financial details of your business over to an expert.