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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Feb 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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Adventures In CRE’s Events Calendar

We have begun to compile a calendar of events for some of the more well known trade organizations in the industry in order to give our readers a one stop place to find out about events that are happening throughout the US and internationally.…
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The Earnest Money Deposit – From Contract to Close Series

https://youtu.be/BIrK6pfvqGA What is an Earnest Money Deposit The earnest money deposit, also known as the good faith deposit or good faith money, is a sum of money that gets deposited by the buyer of a property into an escrow account…
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Villanova University- Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

If I were to rewind four years and ask high-school-me what real estate was, I would have given 2021-me an empty stare and a vague explanation about selling homes. Growing up, I wanted to be an architect. But toward the end of high school,…
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University of Denver – Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

The Daniels College of Business and specifically the Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management gave me unique experiences that positioned me to thrive in the real estate industry post-graduation. The Burns School…
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San Diego State University – Fowler College of Business – Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University has a multitude of successful programs to choose from. The most attractive program to me when I was applying to schools was the Real Estate Major Program. Being from San Diego and…
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University of Houston – C.T. Bauer College of Business – Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

My story is somewhat unique from the others presented here, yet relatable to many. I didn’t enter college as a business major. If you asked me when I was a high-school senior or college freshman about my career goals, commercial real estate…
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University of Guelph – Lang School of Business – Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

Growing up in Canada, I had no doubt in my mind that I wanted to stay in Canada for my post-secondary school education. Growing up in a real estate family, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in the real estate industry. I applied to the…
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Georgia State University – Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

Georgia State University is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta and provides education to more than 51,000 students. One of the school's most significant value add components is its proximity to business districts and the downtown…
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Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University – MBA Real Estate Profile

When I was considering attending an MBA program, I was looking for three main things: 1. A top tier academic school with a robust set of real estate course offerings 2. A collaborative, high-achieving, and fun-loving student body to enhance…
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Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto – MBA Real Estate Profile

I chose the University of Toronto Rotman MBA for three main reasons: course structure, teaching caliber, and location in Toronto’s city center. I have a background in Architecture – in my MBA, I wanted to develop a business skillset…
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College of Charleston – Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

The College of Charleston is a Liberal Arts School with a Business School, which can often be hard to find. As a student who wanted to focus on real estate, the Commercial Real Estate Finance program really stood out. When researching other…
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Using Excel’s New LAMBDA Feature to Create Custom Functions for Real Estate Financial Modeling

In December 2020, Excel rolled out a new featured called LAMBDA as part of the Office Insiders (i.e. beta) program. This feature allows the user to create custom functions, which can greatly reduce duplicative formulas and reduce errors. Well…
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Graduate Real Estate Series: University of Miami MRED+U

When a mentor suggested the University of Miami I was apprehensive to even look at the program. Being from a small part of New England, Miami felt a world away. Without knowing much about the city, I immediately felt intimidated and averse to…