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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated May 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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Watch Me Solve a REPE Technical Interview Modeling Test (Updated May 2024)

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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How to Prepare for the Real Estate Technical Interview (Updated Apr 2024)

So you've made it past the HR screening interview. You have the education and experience the company is looking for, but now they want to be sure you possess the real estate financial modeling skills necessary to do the job. They've asked…
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CRE Company Database and Career Tool (Updated Jan 2024)

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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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 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,…
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7 Tips To Prepare You for your Next Real Estate Interview

Feeling scared and anxious when approaching the job search process is normal. When it comes to preparing for a real estate interview, our team recommends a few tips that have proven to be helpful. Read below to find out. Social Media During…
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Day in the Life of a Capital Markets Associate with Daniel Greenblum

In this Day in the Life of a Commercial Real Estate Professional post, we hear from Daniel Greenblum, a capital markets Associate at a real estate loan broker, Lev Capital. Daniel has been kind enough to share his typical daily routine and…
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Day in the Life of Mortgage Lending with Ian Hawk

In this ‘Day in the Life of a Commercial Real Estate Professional’ post, we hear from Ian Hawk, Associate at a real estate mortgage lending company, Dwight Mortgage Trust in New York City. Ian has been kind enough to share his typical…
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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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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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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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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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A.CRE Mock Interview Workshop – Guide for Interviewers and Interviewees

The following is a guide for interviewers and interviewees scheduled to participate in an A.CRE co-sponsored Mock Interview Workshop. If you're a volunteer interviewer, thank you for taking the time to give back to students pursuing a career…