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Why Your Real Estate Resume Isn’t Landing You Interviews [& How To Fix It]

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and when applying for jobs, your resume is that first impression you make. And as the real estate industry becomes more institutionalized and more competitive over time, what you choose to include within your resume is arguably more important than it’s ever been […]

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How To Get Promoted (Fast) in Commercial Real Estate

Landing a job in commercial real estate is the first step towards building a career in the industry, but what you do after you land that job is going to have a lot to do with how quickly you progress (and what your next job might look like). This is especially true as things […]

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Equity vs. Debt Careers in Commercial Real Estate

Most real estate investments and development projects are financed with two different parts of the capital stack, both equity and debt. If you’re just starting out in the industry, each side of the business offers very different experiences and very different exit opportunities, and your overall career trajectory can be heavily dictated by the […]

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What a “Good” Real Estate Deal Looks Like [With Examples]

Most real estate investment firms will underwrite 100+ deals for every one property they acquire, which means that, by default, there are a lot of properties that won’t make the cut. And if you want to be successful in commercial real estate, you need to be able to analyze deals and sift through opportunities […]

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4 Must-Know Commercial Real Estate Terms

When I first got started in commercial real estate, sometimes I felt like I was listening to an entirely different language when sitting in meetings, and there’s definitely some industry “lingo” used in the business on a day-to-day basis that you won’t find in a textbook. So to make sure you’re in the loop […]

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The Equity Multiple Explained For Real Estate Investors [What You Need To Know]

The equity multiple is used in almost all commercial real estate investment materials, but this needs to be used correctly in order to be relevant, since two deals producing the same equity multiple values can have very different business plans and overall return profiles. But when used in conjunction with a few other key […]

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How To Invest in Commercial Real Estate [With Less Than $10,000]

Investing in commercial real estate can be a pretty daunting process, especially with the sky-high price tags that often come along with these deals. This can tend to scare a lot of people away from building a real estate portfolio altogether, but there are several ways to get exposure to this asset class without […]

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The Real Estate Interview Process – What To Expect [& How To Succeed]

The real estate interview process is a pretty unique way of hiring, and if you’re coming from another industry outside of commercial real estate, you might not know what to expect going in. The people you’ll meet with, the questions you’ll be asked, and how many interviews you’ll end up having all tend to […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Breaking Into Commercial Real Estate

The real estate job search is a multi-step process, but the order you do these steps in matters a lot. And if you do certain things before or after you should (or miss some of these things entirely), you could be significantly hurting your chances of landing the jobs you’re looking for. So to […]

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What To Know BEFORE Investing in Real Estate Syndications

I’ve been investing in real estate syndications for close to 10 years now, and I’ve learned quite a few things along the way that I wish I would have known before getting started. Investing as a limited partner in real estate deals is a great way to get exposure to this asset class, participate […]

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