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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Nov 2022)

Prior to launching the Accelerator program, Michael and I fielded email after email requesting a more structured real estate financial modeling training program on the site. Over the years, we've covered hundreds of real estate modeling…
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4-Tier Equity Multiple Waterfall – Download and Watch Me Build (UPDATED APR 2022)

Here is a simple, yet very powerful, 4-tier equity multiple waterfall module. This post contains both a completed version of the module ready to plug into a real estate financial model as well as a 'Watch Me Build' template and companion video…
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3 Tips for When You’re Unhappy in Your Current Job

As a CRE recruiter, I often get questions from people who are unhappy in their current job. This is a very common situation for people to have - in both commercial real estate and in other fields. However, I want to let you know that this isn't…
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Development Draw Schedule – Visually Customize Each Line Item (UPDATED APR 2022)

Working a lot with development draw schedules, I have always been looking for a catch all solution as to how one could easily model all the unique ways cash actually flows over time during the process. The norm for many is to model cash flows…
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Setting Up a New Real Estate Financial Model – Date and Period Headers Plus Formatting (Updated Apr 2022)

We've spent a lot of time here discussing and sharing different real estate models, and we've received a ton of feedback from our readers as a result. In some of that feedback we've received, several people have asked what period and date rows…
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Office Purchase and Sales Agreement

This article outlines specific concerns related to an office commercial real estate purchase and sales agreement. Below, we'll discuss the clauses in the agreement to adjust from a neutral agreement between buyer and seller. You can download…
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Wordsmithing your Commercial Real Estate Resume

Are you questioning what’s on your commercial real estate resume? Don't overlook the tip I discuss below to help land the interview. The goal of your resume is to get an interview. So, if you are sending a bunch of resumes out, but not…
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Construction Draw Schedule: Accounting For True LTC (Updated Apr 2022)

When lenders provide debt for a development project, they lend based on a Loan-to-Cost ratio (LTC), which is simply the percent of the total budget the lender will agree to lend to the borrower. So, if a project costs $10MM, and a lender loans…
real estate professional using the income approach, a financial tool to value income producing property
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A.CRE 101: How to Use the Income Capitalization Approach to Value Income-Producing Property (Updated Apr 2022)

In commercial real estate, there are a few generally accepted methods for appraising (or valuing) real property. The three most common are the Cost Approach, the Sales Comparison Method, and the Income Approach. The Income Approach includes…
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How Innovation is Poised to Disrupt Development with Aleks Gampel | S3SP7

This episode of the A.CRE Audio Series features Aleksandr Gampel, a real estate professional and co-founder of Cuby Technologies. Cuby is a tech company working to innovate current real estate construction and development methods. As Aleks…
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Land Equity – Collaborative Development Strategies with the Landowner

In this article, we'll talk about land equity development strategies where the landowner contributes their land to the partnership. In these situations, land ownership is either immediately conveyed or deferred until development is complete.…
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1031 Exchange – Overview and Analysis Tool (Updated Apr 2022)

A 1031 Exchange, or Like-kind Exchange, is a strategy in which a real estate investor can defer both capital gains tax and depreciation recapture tax upon the sale of a property and use that money, which has not been taxed, to purchase a like-kind…
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Single Family Rental Proforma (Updated April 2022)

With all the continued and growing interest in single family rentals these past few years, I decided to spend some time these past few days diving into building a single family rental proforma. Prior to getting underway, and what we encourage…