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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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List of Real Estate Case Competitions (Updated July 2023)

Real estate case competitions present an opportunity for students to hone their skills by working on real-life or hypothetical case studies to solve actual business problems. These competitions assess a team's capacity to collaborate, analyze,…
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How I Landed my First Job in Commercial Real Estate – Episode 1

As recruiting in the industry becomes increasingly competitive, we wanted to help those of our readers aiming to land their first job in commercial real estate. In this new series, we'll interview recent college students who landed their first…
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Commercial Real Estate Deal Sheet

As part of our ongoing series of YouTube Shorts, we recently published a video about the importance of keeping a personal commercial real estate deal sheet (see video below). In this context, a real estate deal sheet is a comprehensive list…
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Takeaways from the Trammell Crow Company Memo from 1989 – Learning from a Market Collapse

As uncertainty looms over commercial real estate, the importance of being prepared to make key decisions cannot be overstated. One of the ways in which people can best prepare themselves is to look at historical examples. We wanted to make a…
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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…
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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Get the Most out of your Real Estate Internship

Your real estate internship this summer is not about what you are going to learn, it’s about who you are going to meet. “If there’s one thing I wish I had done when I was younger, [it] would be spending a lot more time networking and…
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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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MBA or MRE? Why I Chose to Get Both and Some Considerations for What Might Be Right For You (Updated 2023)

Ever since Spencer wrote his post about why he chose to do an MRE as opposed to an MBA or a dual Master’s degree, I have been asked a lot by our readers about why I chose to go for both an MBA and MRE. Below I will discuss my rationale and…
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Why I Chose a Masters in Real Estate over an MBA (Updated 2023)

Going back to graduate school is a huge commitment. First there's the admissions process, which means spending hours and hours studying for the GMAT or GRE, filling out lengthy admissions applications, writing dozens of mindless essays, preparing…
Stablewood Properties
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Stablewood Properties – A.CRE Real Estate Sponsor Series

In this article, we feature Stablewood Properties as our fourth addition to a new series at A.CRE, our Real Estate Sponsor Series. This series aims to catalog the various real estate investors across the country. For this article, we interviewed…
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Top 5 Practical CRE Skills not Taught in a Classroom

Hello everyone! My name is Mike Riopel and this is my first opportunity to bring my story and insights to the incredible A.CRE community. I am beyond excited to be here and share what I know about important CRE skills. A very special thanks…
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University Real Estate Club Best Practices (Updated Mar 2023)

Building a successful real estate club at a university is crucial for students looking to enter the commercial real estate industry. Many students come into college unsure of what career path they want to take, and a real estate club can…
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Student to Skilled CRE Analyst With Travis Headapohl – AiA

In this newest Accelerators in Action episode, Sam talks to Travis Headapohl. Travis, like many young professionals, started his career in commercial real estate as a student. Through dedication, hard work, and a commitment to learning, he went…