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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Sep 2022)

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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Tips to Nail Your Next Commercial Real Estate Interview

Recently, our team partnered with the Graduate Real Estate Council at Cornell University where we worked with their students in providing mock interviews with Cornell alumni. Our goal in this effort was to help these students at the beginning…
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A.CRE Real Estate Financial Models Download Guide

Since I started working with A.CRE, I wanted to find a way to easily find the different models, modules, tools, and tutorials the guys have shared from the Library of Excel Real Estate Financial Models. After some time helping out our readers…
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LinkedIn Networking Tips that Get you Results in Commercial Real Estate

Building your network is a proactive way to gain an advantage in the hiring process and to hedge against uncertainty when you are struggling to find a job. This article is part of our LinkedIn 101 networking series, aimed at providing you with…
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Top 4 Challenges when Hiring Real Estate Talent

Our goal with this article is to help real estate hiring managers receive higher-quality applicants interested in their positions. With the A.CRE Accelerator, our team has trained over 3,000 real estate candidates to be great at real estate…
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LinkedIn Job Search 101 for CRE Professionals

Our goal with this post is to help you use LinkedIn most effectively in your job search. It's the first post in a series of a LinkedIn 101 networking series to help you get the most out of this resource. Because commercial real estate is such…
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Top Advice for a Freshman Considering a Career in Commercial Real Estate

So, you start your first year, or freshman year here in the U.S. You don’t know much about commercial real estate, but you feel like it could be an interesting career path. What do you start to do to learn more about the CRE industry? And…
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Should I take a year off after high school before college?

The cliche path we’ve all been told is, “once you finish high school, you go to college, and right after college you get a job.” But what if you were able to give yourself a leg up and come in more confident and prepared than other incoming…
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Important Considerations for International CRE Students

For you job candidates who are international CRE students and want to get a job in the U.S. in the industry, here are my three biggest tips to help you find success: Set Specific Goals for Yourself Network Persistently Don’t Lose…
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Marquette Real Estate Strategies Conference Takeaways

Marquette University recently held its 11th annual Real Estate Strategies Conference.  Our Co-Founder, Spencer Burton, had the privilege of being the Keynote speaker so a few members of our team came up to support him. A quote from Jack…
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4-Tier Equity Multiple Waterfall – Download and Watch Me Build (UPDATED APR 2022)

Here is a simple, yet very powerful, 4-tier equity multiple waterfall module. This post contains both a completed version of the module ready to plug into a real estate financial model as well as a 'Watch Me Build' template and companion video…
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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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Pro Forma For Multifamily Renovation (Updated 11.17.2021)

I'm excited to share the Pro Forma for Multifamily Renovation model with all of you. This multifamily renovation model is made to analyze value add apartment acquisition opportunities and has a lot of functionality that is meant to provide you…
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Mixed-Use Development Model: Condo and Retail (Updated Feb 2021)

In this post, I walk you through the A.CRE Mixed Use Development Model for Condo and Retail projects. The model is basically a reworked and expanded version of the Condo Development Model, so if you are familiar with that, this should feel and…