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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Dec 2021)

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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A.CRE Jobs of the Week (Updated 11.29.2021)

We regularly post commercial real estate job openings to our A.CRE Job site section of Adventures in CRE. These jobs are largely openings at top commercial real estate companies, although some hiring professionals at smaller CRE firms also post…
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The Blind Job Application in Real Estate

Most of you sending in a blind application never do find your way into this business because you get tired of rejection, lose hope, and quit. A big thank you to the candidate I spoke to last week who asked me about this topic. He was frustrated…
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Introducing the William A. Millichap Fellowship

The commercial real estate industry provides unparalleled opportunities to build a great career while also building wealth and positively impacting local communities. Without the proper support, transitioning into the professional brokerage…
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Watch Me Solve a REPE Technical Interview Modeling Test (Updated Nov 2021)

What better way to spend some free time over the Thanksgiving holiday, than to record myself completing a real estate private equity technical interview exercise! While I've offered help with the real estate technical interview in the past,…
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Transition into CRE in your late 20’s or early 30’s

Without investing time and money into finding a career in CRE, you don’t have a commitment, you have a wish. In this article, I’m going to touch on two core tenets needed to transition into CRE: knowledge and relationships. I want to thank…
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Are You Thinking About Leaving Your Job?

Aesop's Fable says, “He who finds discontentment in one place is unlikely to find happiness in another.” CRE employees are leaving their jobs at an accelerating rate right now. Due to the pandemic, layoffs, companies not hiring for the past…
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Staying Connected to CRE Professionals

Lately, we have spoken to several undergraduate and graduate real estate programs. A question that keeps coming up is: “How do you recommend we stay in touch with our network?” This question is bigger and generally more applicable than just…
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What makes for a bad real estate job candidate?

Just a bit of context regarding the title – this does not mean you are a bad candidate! This uncovers what makes you the wrong candidate for a specific role. As your track record improves, the probability that you will be more attractive to…
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Finding a CRE Job After College: Reasons to Accept the Job

Right now, seniors in college are facing an impactful life decision. With their entire future in front of them, an optimistic attitude, and a twinkle in their eyes, a job offer has been presented to them now that their internship is over. If…
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The Real Estate Resume – Tips and Resources

Some of you are working to land that first professional job in real estate. Others are hoping to leverage existing education and industry experience to move up. Regardless of where you are, the content, format, and style of your real estate…
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The A.CRE Networking Reboot Cruise

One of our biggest goals here at A.CRE is building a community and engaging with our readers. Recently, you've likely seen our posts on the A.CRE Networking Reboot Cruise. This cruise we're putting together is another effort to bring that community…
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Deep Dive – Land Acquisition and Assemblage

This is a topic I'm all too familiar with. You see, I cut my teeth in real estate largely sourcing and negotiating residential and mixed-use land acquisition opportunities.  I've put land deals together both as a fiduciary and as a principal,…
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How to Maximize Value for Tenants Featuring Justin Smith

This episode of the A.CRE Audio Series features Justin Smith, Senior Vice President at Lee & Associates and the author of Industrial Intelligence: The Executive's Guide for Making Informed Commercial Real Estate Decisions. In this episode,…
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Making the Career Transition into CRE featuring Caleb Staub

This episode of the A.CRE Audio Series features Caleb Staub, who is making a transition from active duty military service to the commercial real estate industry. He sits down with Michael, Spencer and Sam, who provide insights applicable to…