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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Sep 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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CRE Company Database Tool (Updated Aug 2022)

So, why did we put together this comprehensive list of commercial real estate companies? Well, from my time spent in real estate executive recruiting space, I learned that we couldn’t help everyone. Candidates needed a very specific background…
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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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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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How to Gain a Unique Advantage in your Post-College Job Search

Here’s the status quo for most college students. You find yourself balancing a social life, 12+ hours of school, extracurricular activities, athletics, jobs, unexpected life curveballs, and parents’ high expectations for you. For those of…
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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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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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Today’s Job Market & How To Stand Out In An Interview

The real estate job market has changed dramatically over the past 3-4 months, with the market shifting from one that favored job seekers to one that now favors employers. In light of that shift, we're excited to welcome onto the A.CRE Audio…
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Deep Dive: Careers in Commercial Real Estate

The real estate industry is enormous. In the United States alone, over 3.7 million jobs are tied to commercial real estate, 13% of GDP comes from the real estate industry, and the aggregate value of U.S. commercial real estate is approximately…
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Starting Out in CRE? 4 Ways to Get Hired Faster

I may be biased, but personally I think that commercial real estate is one of the most interesting, rewarding professions out there. From my time as an agency and tenant rep broker, to my current role as CEO of a real estate technology company,…