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All-in-One Underwriting Model for Real Estate Development and Acquisition

As many of you recall, about a year and a half ago I set out to build an Excel alternative to the widely-used (and now discontinued) ARGUS DCF. With career moves and a lot of other A.CRE-related side projects, this undertaking has been slow…
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Careers in Real Estate

The real estate industry is enormous. In the United States alone, 9 million jobs are tied to real estate, 13% of GDP comes from the industry, and the aggregate value of U.S. commercial real estate is over $5 trillion. Yet, in spite of the its impact…
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Careers in Real Estate - Part I: Job Sectors

The job sector is the broader area of commercial real estate within which a real estate position operates. Skills acquired in one sector are often transferable to another. For instance, skills learned in an asset management role in the industrial…
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Careers in Real Estate - Part II: Business Fields

The business field describes the primary focus of  real estate companies/organizations. It is more difficult to move from one field to another than it is to move from one sector to another, and therefore a prospective real estate professional…
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Careers in Real Estate - Part III: Job Functions

The actual job functions performed by real estate professionals vary by sector and field. The amount and type of experience and education required varies for the function performed and the field the job is in. This post is not meant to be…
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Careers in Real Estate - Part IV: Compensation

The typical compensation (salary + bonus) in real estate depends on the function you perform and the field and sector you work in. It also varies based on your depth of experience, level/quality of education, where you're located, and other…