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No Money Down DealsWhat types of no money down deals are you seeing these days? ...
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Second Position Mortgage?So I'm currently putting together a deal where the bank is only willing to loan 75% of the purchase price, and I need to figure out how I'm going to cover the rest. I approached the seller for possible seller financing, but the seller's attorney won't let them, saying seller financing is "too compl...
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Best Real Estate Course/Materials for BB Prof W/ No RE ExperienceHi All, I've been working for 6+ years at a top BB focusing on valuations and performance of all various financial assets including vol/rate derivatives, fixed income cash securities, credit products (cds, fi, bank loans), etc. I also have my CFA charter. I've been researching making a career cha...
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Best Real Estate Specific MBA programsThis gets discussed periodically but wanted to give the conversation a bump for those looking to concentrate in Real Estate upon entering business school.... ...
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Best Real Estate Specific MBA programsThis gets discussed periodically but wanted to give the conversation a bump for those looking to concentrate in Real Estate upon entering business school.... ...
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How to Gain ExperienceI am working for a Real Estate developer and do financial analysis and other projects. I, however, do not use Argus in the office. I have taken courses on how to use it and understand the program but I do not have day to day experience with it. The roles I have been looking to transition to are want...
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How to Gain ExperienceI am working for a Real Estate developer and do financial analysis and other projects. I, however, do not use Argus in the office. I have taken courses on how to use it and understand the program but I do not have day to day experience with it. The roles I have been looking to transition to are want...
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Libor Forward CurveLooking for 1 Month LIBOR Forward Curve. Anyone have this on hand or strategy to bootstrap? I haven't bootstrapped since college so not extremely positive on the process especially for Libor. Regards, ...
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What is the most clever, profitable RE deal you've witnessed?I love hearing about clever strategies developers and investors have employed, especially value-add deals and repositioning of previously underutilized properties! ...
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What is the most clever, profitable RE deal you've witnessed?I love hearing about clever strategies developers and investors have employed, especially value-add deals and repositioning of previously underutilized properties! ...
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When will the 80% LTV days come?We used to have a pretty good lending relationship that was funding 80% LTV for retail and hotel properties provided of course that the debt service coverage was very strong. However, once the recession hit, this changed pretty fast. Nowadays I am only slowly starting to hear about 80% LTV, but only...
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Why Haven't any Philadelphia Developers become Billionaires?I was doing some research on the wealthiest real estate developers and investors, and it seems as though there are individuals who have made a fortune in almost every other major city than Philadelphia. Even Penn alums like Trump and Moelis haven't really done a lot of business there. What do they k...
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Why Haven't any Philadelphia Developers become Billionaires?I was doing some research on the wealthiest real estate developers and investors, and it seems as though there are individuals who have made a fortune in almost every other major city than Philadelphia. Even Penn alums like Trump and Moelis haven't really done a lot of business there. What do they k...
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Quick question regarding CMBS structureHi forum, I never had to deal with CMBS but came across a structure today, issued here:http://costarfinance.com/2015/05/29/jpmorgan-launc... It basically says: The GBP251.1m sterling capital structure is as follows: Class Size Exp. Rating LTV A GBP...
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Quick question regarding CMBS structureHi forum, I never had to deal with CMBS but came across a structure today, issued here:http://costarfinance.com/2015/05/29/jpmorgan-launc... It basically says: The GBP251.1m sterling capital structure is as follows: Class Size Exp. Rating LTV A GBP...
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BB CMBS Originations/Underwriting Interview - LateralI have an upcoming interview at a BB for a CMBS Originations/Underwriting analyst position. I've seen some recent threads about these positions, but not much in the way of what to expect in the interview, can anyone shed light on this? I'm assuming I should know about the CMBS process and the mark...
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Non-recourse carveouts/Guarantor RequirementsThis question sorta ties into a previous post regarding challenges becoming a sponsor. One of the biggest factors I think is having a balance sheet available, in order to secure debt financing. Given the capital flows currently, competitive debt quotes aren't too much of an issue, with interest on...
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Learning Construction ManagementWhat is the optimal way, considering return on investment and return on time, to acclimate oneself with the necessary skills and knowledge to understand Construction Management? Obviously, there is pursuing a master's in CM which one could and should do if they're interested in the field. My questio...
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Good Easy Moving Relocation with Packers and Movers in GurgaonA lot of Area Packers and Movers Gurgaon will be any type of mostly person within just transferring business with this report Gurgaon which includes a robust get together with this report Gurgaon. Beginning apart his or her businesses through the year just gone simply by Gurgaon, many of us at prese...
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Best Real Estate Podcasts?What are the best RE podcasts for commercial real estate, especially for someone interested in RE finance? ...
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Real estate investment analyst in LondonI'm currently at a Big Four in London, finishing up my ACA (local accountancy qualification) having started in audit and then moved to a financial advisory role. I've been exploring front office analyst opportunities primarily in equity research and corporate finance as well as a bit in funds but y...
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REPE or PEREWhich do you say and why? Does it irk you when a n00b call its one or another? Sincerely, Slow'ish Humpday ...
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Appraisal/Valuation exit opportunities What opportunities would one have after gaining a year of CRE appraisal experience at a well known appraisal firm? ...
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Question regarding a ground lease/leasehold investmentWorking on a potential acquisition and wanted to get some insight from the board. Opportunity to acquire land which is leased to a developer who already developed a Class A office property. 75 years remaining on the ground lease, which resets payment every 5 years. 10% times appraised value of lan...
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