Artificial Intelligence – Use Cases in CRE

A growing series on artificial intelligence in real estate, including using AI in real estate, tutorials for leveraging AI tools, and other AI-specific resources for real estate professionals.

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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated February 2024)

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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Introducing the A.CRE AI Assistant Custom GPT

Since Michael and Spencer started A.CRE in grad school over 10 years ago, we've been fielding and responding to questions from our readers. With every question, our mission is to provide an answer that adds unique value to our reader. As…
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How to Talk to an AI Large Language Model – As Written by AI

Spencer here. So, every morning one of the first things I read is a summary of AI news. Artificial intelligence, and generative AI in particular, is moving at a breakneck speed. Seemingly every day, a big advancement or announcement in AI comes…
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We Trained This AI Tool to Write Cover Letters

As we enter a new year, it’s an ideal moment for CRE professionals to recalibrate and prepare for the challenges ahead - for some of you that means applying for new jobs. First impressions matter a lot in the job search, and for most job applications…
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Set Your New Year’s Resolutions Using Our Custom GPT

As we approach the end of the year, it's a time many of us pause to reflect and plan for the future. In my own career, I've always found the transition into a new year to be a prime opportunity for setting ambitious yet achievable goals. This…
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What are Custom GPTs? Plus a few quick examples we’ve built.

In the fast-moving world of generative AI (gen AI), staying abreast of technological advancements is crucial for professionals in every field, especially in commercial real estate. At A.CRE, we're committed to sharing what we view as the critical…
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Exploring Optionality in Commercial Real Estate (Written by AI)

The term "optionality" may evoke thoughts of financial derivatives, stock options, or complex trading strategies. However, in the context of commercial real estate, optionality is a far more nuanced and potent concept. Simply put, optionality…
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ChatGPT Advanced Data Analysis for Commercial Real Estate – Property Valuation

I feel a personal sense of urgency around mastering generative AI for use in real estate. It's clear to me that this technology will fundamentally change how we operate within the industry, and I want to ensure I'm on the front end of that change.…
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Create Your First AI Tool: Sales Comp Database ChatGPT Plugin

Traditionally in commercial real estate, each organization builds its own proprietary sales comp database and then gives its analysts access to that database in order to perform comp analysis. As AI becomes more and more important, pairing the…
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Using ChatGPT as a Real Estate Analyst – Sales Comp Analysis (Updated Aug 2023)

In early 2023, we here at A.CRE began exploring use cases for AI in commercial real estate. Since that time, we have released nine such posts covering topics such as using AI in the real estate job search, using AI to expand on Excel's capabilities,…
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Using ChatGPT as a Real Estate Analyst to Create a Lease Abstract

As you may know, we here at A.CRE have been exploring various use cases for AI in commercial real estate. When ChatGPT plugins were released in May 2023, the tool gained an ability to act like a young real estate analyst; namely to source and…
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Using ChatGPT to Create Excel Logic #2 – Annual to Monthly Growth

Another post in a growing series on how to use ChatGPT in commercial real estate. In our real estate financial modeling Accelerator program we have a Q&A. Members of the Accelerator ask the A.CRE team questions, and we provide answers. Depending…
ChatGPT for Graduate School Applications
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Use ChatGPT to Develop a Real Estate Graduate School Application Strategy

Developing an effective strategy for applying to graduate school is crucial, especially in a competitive field like real estate. Fortunately, we have made significant progress in simplifying the process for you, specifically through using ChatGPT…
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Commercial Real Estate Interview Prep with ChatGPT-4: A Step-by-Step Guide

Preparing for a commercial real estate job interview can be a daunting task, but with the right tools and guidance, you can effectively practice and refine your interview skills. In this blog post, we'll outline how to use the following comprehensive…
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Using OpenAI’s ChatGPT to Build the ‘Excel 4 CRE’ Add-In

This is another post in our growing series on how to use ChatGPT in commercial real estate. In this post, I show you how I used ChatGPT to build an Excel Add-in. For a bit of back story. A.CRE recently set out to create a free Excel add-in…
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Using OpenAI’s ChatGPT for Commercial Real Estate Recruiting

As college students are now nearing the end of the semester, it’s imperative they get a commercial real estate internship or full-time job. Fortunately, a new tool available can help you streamline the process - ChatGPT. In this video tutorial,…