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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated June 2021)

Since starting A.CRE, Michael and I have 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 topics in our blog,…
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From Civil Engineer to CRE Student with Josh Lau – AiA

Commercial real estate professionals come from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Some start with the family business as a kid. Others study real estate in college and begin their career in the industry. But a large share of commercial real…
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The Next Level Broker with Craig Cadwallader – AiA

A lot of incredible real estate professionals have gone through the A.CRE Accelerator and we think sharing their stories will add value to your career. In this episode of the A.CRE Accelerators in Action series, Sam talks with Craig Cadwallader…
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Networking and Skill Diversity in CRE with Terry Kipp – AiA

A lot of incredible real estate professionals have gone through the A.CRE Accelerator and we think sharing their stories will add value to your career. In this episode of the A.CRE Accelerators in Action series, Sam talks with Terry Kipp, a…
a budding real estate professional prepares his first written resume along side an Apple laptop
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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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Recession? Lessons Learned from 2008 – Special Episode 2

In this special episode, Michael, Spencer, and Sam discuss there experience going through the Great Recession of 2008. As part of that discussion, they share insights and lessons learned from that time. They then offer advice, especially to…
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The Work from Home Opportunity in CRE – Special Episode 1

In this special episode, Michael and Spencer discuss the changing work environmental in commercial real estate. More specifically, with the entire CRE workforce currently performing their duties remotely on account of the COVID-19 pandemic,…
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How to Prepare for the Real Estate Technical Interview

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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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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Watch Me Solve a REPE Technical Interview Modeling Test

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,…

Day in the Life: EVP/Asset Manager – Family Office

In this 'Day in the Life of a Commercial Real Estate Professional' post, we hear from an EVP/Asset Manager working at a Family Office in California where this person has been located for the last 2 years. This professional has been kind enough…
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Learning Real Estate Financial Modeling in Excel

We're often asked by our readers how we learned to be proficient in real estate financial modeling. The question usually arises because the person wants to know how to model real estate in Excel to either land a job in commercial real estate…
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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,…

Real Estate Salary and Benefits (United States 2018)

Several years ago, we published a careers in real estate series where we discussed the various job sectors, business fields, and job functions that exist in the real estate industry. Additionally, we broke down compensation in real estate (salary…
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Deep Dive – Sources of Capital: Real Estate Private Equity

Capital for commercial real estate investments is generally sourced from one or more of the following buckets: public equity, public debt, private equity, or private debt. In my experience, few people fully understand these four buckets of capital,…