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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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Watch Me Build – American-Style Real Estate Equity Waterfall (Updated Jun 2022)

A few years ago, I recorded my screen as I built a 3-tier real estate equity waterfall model. What I didn't mention in that Watch Me Build video, is that the kind of waterfall I built is colloquially called a European-style equity waterfall.…
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The Forefront of Climate Solutions for the Built Environment with Jacob Racusin | S3SP8

This episode of the A.CRE Audio Series features Jacob Deva Racusin, a real estate professional and co-founder of New Frameworks. New Frameworks is a worker-owned cooperative focused on climate solutions for the built environment, namely through…
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Single Tenant NNN Lease Valuation Model (Updated Jun 2022)

I originally built this single tenant net lease (NNN) valuation Excel model back in 2016. Based on some feedback from a few of our readers, I've since made quite a few updates (see v2.0 updates video below). This model is an attempt to re-think…
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Modelo de Adquisición de Apartamento de Valor Agregado

Todo comenzó a finales del año pasado cuando Spencer Burton me contactó y entendí en un primer momento que la principal función de A.CRE es la de educar en la elaboración de modelos financieros inmobiliarios, confieso que era imposible…
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Commercial Mortgage Loan Analysis Model (Updated Jun 2022)

Over the years, I've received various requests to augment our library of real estate Excel models to include a model for underwriting and analyzing commercial mortgage loans. Specifically, people have asked for a tool to calculate the loan amount…
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Industrial Purchase and Sales Agreement

This article outlines specific legal concerns related to an Industrial Purchase and Sales Agreement. We’re going to include escrow instructions as we believe this is common for title and escrow services to be combined. This was actually used…
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Tutoriales para el A.CRE Modelo De Adquisición De Apartamento De Valor Agregado

Como prometí, con el lanzamiento del A.CRE modelo de Adquisición de Apartamento de Valor Agregado, les comparto una serie de recorridos y tutoriales para ayudarlos a comprender mejor los diversos elementos del modelo. Los tutoriales comienzan…
International CRE Student Job Search
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Important Considerations for International CRE Students

For you job candidates who are international CRE students and want to get a job in the U.S. in the industry, here are my three biggest tips to help you find success: Set Specific Goals for Yourself Network Persistently Don’t Lose…
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Marquette Real Estate Strategies Conference Takeaways

Marquette University recently held its 11th annual Real Estate Strategies Conference.  Our Co-Founder, Spencer Burton, had the privilege of being the Keynote speaker so a few members of our team came up to support him. A quote from Jack…
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Tenant Sales and Occupancy Cost in Retail Underwriting (UPDATED JUNE 2022)

When underwriting a retail investment, rollover risk is an incredibly important consideration. You, as a prospective debt or equity investor in the property, need to understand how secure the cash flows you're buying are; or in other words,…