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  2. Offer rescinded less than 1 week into internship, they said "it isn't working out" and no longer need me. What do I do now?

    Today was my last day. It was with a small but dominant real estate agency. Like a lot of you here, I'm a hardworking, driven junior finance major from a Big Ten university with a 3.9 GPA and plenty of ECs. I was looking to really throw myself into t ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2016 - 2:20pm -

  3. Senior at a Non-Target

    Hello! As with most students right now, I'm trying to lock down an internship for this coming Summer and I am having a hard time. I'm interested in CRE finance, but studying Real Estate isn't an option at my school. I'm majoring in Fin ...

    10 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 13 2018 - 3:23pm -

  4. Quit or Keep my back office job to pursue MS Real Estate program?- Help

    I just got accepted into NYU's MS Real Estate program, and I am currently considering the following options. Quit my current job and study full-time Keep my current job and study part time Can you guys please provide your insight into the two differe ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2016 - 10:44pm -

  5. NYU MSRE vs. Georgetown MPS

    I was accepted into NYU and Georgetown's graduate real estate programs. I graduated from undergrad <1 year ago and and have been interning at a healthcare PE fund for the last year. NYU seems to have a greater focus on kids without much work exper ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2015 - 5:54pm -

  6. Internship opportunities during MSRE(d) study

    Hello all, I'm researching MSRE(d) programs to apply for this coming fall/winter. Georgetown, JHU, Columbia, and NYU currently stand out, mainly because I'd like to live/study in a metro area and network in a primary market. I'd like to inc ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2016 - 7:08pm -

  7. Strategic Foreclosure & Back Door Bailouts

    Strategic foreclosure is a subject near and dear to all our hearts. We had a pretty robust debate about it back in May after 60 Minutes ran a special on it (video below). For those who don't know, strategic foreclosure is when a homeowner who can oth ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 10 2010 - 5:54am -

  8. Do you get an ownership percentage of the deals you work on?

    I am negotiating my contract now. I wanted to see if those who are working on the acquisition and development of projects are getting a piece of the deals they work on. If so, what title do you have, what level of experience, whats the deal size, how much ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 27 2016 - 1:59pm -

  9. Real Estate Certification

    I was laid off from a private equity real estate acquisitions gig a number of months ago. I've been interviewing but it seems impossible to get back into. I need an edge. Can anyone recommend a certification I can pursue? I'm thinking about the ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2014 - 2:20pm -

  10. The Decade's Movers and Shakers

    Who and what were they? With 2010 fast coming to a close, we say goodbye to another decade and enter one anew. 2001-2010 was not without its drama; we saw the horrors of terrorism with 9-11, we had the wars in the Middle East, there were epidemics, massiv ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2010 - 7:58pm -

  11. 99% LTV With Mezz Financing?

    I am curious to know. I hear its possible to get 99% financing with a mix of senior and junior debt. So lets say a senior lender provides 80% of the value at 6% and Mezz guy provides 19% of the value at say 11%. The equity holder would still stand to retu ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2013 - 10:28pm -

  12. Real Estate Research-> Real Estate PE????

    Sorry if i posted this in the wrong area. But quick question, and i need to make a decision by tomorrow..I got a job offer in Commercial Real Estate research..decent salary..decent firm.. My question is if I want to be in Real Estate PE, should I do this ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 8:42pm -

  13. Morgan Stanley Real Estate merchant banking

    Can anyone tell me more about MS real estate merchant banking? How are the exit opps for analysts there for PE? Do they place well at mega funds real estate groups? What is the culture like? private equity Real Estate Morgan Stanley ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  14. What types of careers other than salesperson can I find in real estate?

    I graduated in december 2012. I got a medical withdrawal from college mid junior year... after a year off I returned and finished. During recovery, I got tired of sitting around so I got my real estate salesperson license. I absolutely hated the firm that ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2013 - 4:48pm -

  15. No Money Down Deals

    What types of no money down deals are you seeing these days? Real Estate ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2015 - 10:13pm -

  16. Looking for a real estate analyst for opportunity in Philadelphia, PA

    Hi All- I just joined the site to post a "real estate acquisitions and investor relations analyst" job opportunity at our firm in Philadelphia. Posted to the job board.- Greg jobs philadlephia Real Estate ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 12 2018 - 12:29pm -

  17. Can anyone speak to real-estate (asset-level) IBD experience?

    I've read most of the threads on WSO on this but couldn't find very comprehensive information, from what I understand, real-estate IBD is a controversial title and can refer to two separate types of banking 1) advisory for REITs, developers and ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2016 - 7:04am -

  18. Breaking into REITs, RE Development out of UG

    I'm interested in working real estate out of undergrad, perhaps eventually moving into real estate investment sales, brokerage or a REIT eventually. What's the best path for this? I'm looking at Grubb & Ellis, Jones Lang LaSalle, CBRE, ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2010 - 12:59am -

  19. NorthMarq Capital: Thoughts? Salary?

    Hey, I was wondering if anyone has any experience with NorthMarq Capital. I cannot find much in terms of culture, experience, comp, exit ops, etc for an analyst or associate there. They claim to be a REIB, but it looks more like a mortgage lender? Any inf ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:02pm -

  20. DTZ Real Estate: What is their deal?

    I am curious what the reputation of DTZ is in the industry worldwide. Obviously, you have the big boys like JLL, CBRE, etc, but I have never heard of DTZ before applying for a position there. How are they as a real estate firm? Brokerage teams? Compensati ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:25pm -

  21. RE Buy Side Quarterly Dinner/Drinks- San Francisco- Updated

    UPDATED: Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Time: 6:30pm- TBD Location: Schroeder's (Financial District)- 240 Front Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 What: Happy Hour (no host) Happy New Year monkeys. As you're reviewing your accomplishments and se ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 5:08pm -

  22. Real Estate Investment Banking vs Traditional Investment Banking

    Im doing my undergrad and would someday, in many years, like to own my own real estate investment company. I was wondering if anyone has advice whether it's advisable to begin in classic investment banking due to the networking opportunities or strai ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2015 - 8:12am -

  23. Should I return to IB?

    Here is the question: should I return to investment banking after moving to Kansas City? Background: Graduated in 2007, finance, Analyst in a top public finance investment bank only to "flunk out" in less than a month---- While "flunking&qu ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2010 - 9:33am -

  24. Life insurance company Real Estate "prestige", and exit ops

    Hey everyone, I've been reading through a ton of really useful threads on WSO with regards to the various divisions and movements throughout the RE industry. However, one thing that I found that was not really discussed frequently is where life insur ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 24 2015 - 4:04pm -

  25. Acquisitions Analyst Test

    I was given this test for an acquisitions analyst role. My main concern is the assumptions for the real estate deal, particularly how to invest continuously in the same transaction. It seems too complex to do a debt/equity waterfall model when just compar ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 18 2018 - 11:23am -

  26. What is the best way to invest $1 million

    My dad had purchased commercial real estate (Outback Steakhouse, not the franchise but the building and land) for $1.2 million in cash. The rent is $5,000 a month in cash and he can pocket the full 5k every month. They pay for all repairs, maintenance and ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2010 - 2:55am -

  27. Anyone have experience with the group Rialto Capital Management [out of Miami]?

    Anyone here work or interview with these guys? Any stats/comp/reputation intel? Real Estate ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  28. firms in real estate development/finance in DC area

    We are a retained executive search firm looking for a development/finance officer for a boutique real estate development company in the DC area. We are interested in recruiting from similar firms in the area or from investment banking real estate professi ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 9:14pm -

  29. Is there an age limit for breaking into the investment side of real estate?

    Is there an age limit for breaking into REPE or as an analyst at CBRE/Eastdil? Assuming you start off in a non investment role and are trying to lateral around into an investment role eventually, is there an age limit after which it becomes impossible if ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2016 - 1:32pm -

  30. Are there ANY jobs in RE that pay as much as (high finance) Hedge Funds?

    An analyst in a hedge fund (high finance) can make $500k-$1 million a year at the right shop. What are the positions in RE that are comparable if they even exist at all? I am not talking about entrepreneurial developers of property, but rather positions i ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 4 2013 - 3:48am -

  31. SIDE INCOME

    Anyone here actually saves up his money builds either a portfolio for public markets, Real estate or buys a small business 500k-5 million$ as a side hustle to make money? I don't really understand how some people who work in finance do something like ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 15 2018 - 7:10pm -

  32. Home Prices to Drop Another 10-20%?

    Gary Shilling presents a pretty compelling argument that we're about to see home prices double dip and drop another 10-20% over the next three years. He says it's simply a matter of supply and demand, and the fact that people are beginning to wa ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2010 - 5:30am -

  33. JP Morgan Real Estate LA vs Morgan Stanley Real Estate ATL

    Anyone know anything about these offices (or would like to speculate)? Which would pay the most-and how much salary and bonus can real estate IB analysts expect? I'd like to stay in real estate, so I have no problem being coined a real estate guy. Re ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 8:46pm -

  34. Deleted..

    Deleted- thanks for the negative feedback. Real Estate finance donald trump ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2014 - 1:18pm -

  35. REPE: asset management vs acquisition

    Hi folks! I'm very interested in REPE and would like to find out about the perspectives one has within a REPE firm's Asset Management and acquisition division respectively in terms of duties, pay, responsibility and the possibility of becoming a ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:03pm -

  36. Gross vs. Net Cap Rate

    All- I have received an interview test from a small RE acquisition firm. The company primarily deals with SFR (single family rentals) and small apartment buildings. For the test, they asked me to evaluate 3 SFRs which includes determining the rental value ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2014 - 5:35pm -

  37. Chicago Real Estate Firms- Anyone hiring?

    I have searched up and down selectleaders and Indeed, but can't find much in terms of jobs for analyst / associate. Anyone have any leads on who is hiring right now? Real Estate chicago analyst associate ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2012 - 11:55am -

  38. Texas Cap Rates

    I noticed it is easy to find commercial properties in Houston/Dallas/Austin that have cap rates in the 10-15% range, while in NYC it's pretty hard to find anything with a cap rate above 5%. From what I understand about cap rates, they are lower in ci ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 22 2013 - 3:56am -

  39. Purchase Price Allocation in Real Estate Portfolio Acquisition

    Have a question on purchase price allocation. I have drawn up an example below. Portfolio- 100 industrial buildings- 250 tenants- Average size building 200,000 SF- 20,000,000 SF- Occupancy 95%- Market Rent $0.50 NNN / month- Yr 1 NOI- $114,000,000 ($1.14M ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2016 - 11:31am -

  40. Real Estate Investment Bank Boutiques

    I was wondering if anyone had a list of Real Estate Investment Bank Boutiques in the States. Investment Banking Real Estate ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 10:05pm -

  41. Development Associate Compensation- Does this sound right?

    Hi, I was offered a development associate position in West Los Angeles with a starting base salary of $82,000 and ~$3,000 in bonus, 3% 401K match after a year, no car reimbursement, 70% HC paid for. This position will be handling multifamily development p ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2016 - 5:10pm -

  42. Help! MS in Real Estate Programs Decisions!

    Age: 33 Goal: Career Changer from IT into Real Estate Development or Finance/Investments Education: BSBA and MBA Desired Work Location: Eventually Los Angeles since I currently live in the area Admitted to the Following MS in Real Estate Programs Fall 201 ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 24 2010 - 3:44pm -

  43. Where to learn modeling skills for real estate?

    Hey, I am wanting to join a real estate firm on the development or acquisition side. Most of these positions require the applicant to understand how to put together excel models on deals. My University never taught anything of the sort, so I have tried pi ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2013 - 1:01pm -

  44. Associate project manager salaries?

    I'm looking to move out of re law and into an associate project manager position. I'm wondering what the big boys (jones lang, toll, tishman) pay. Glass door is all I've seen and they usually average the salaries around 80-90 all in. Seems ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2014 - 6:47am -

  45. HELP! NEED GUIDANCE ON NEXT POSSIBLE CAREER MOVE.

    Hello fellow WSO users. I am seeking advice on some next steps to my career path, and any insight would be helpful. My background: graduated in 08 from a well known undergrad program with a degree in finance. Accepted an offer for a PE FoF but was laid of ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2010 - 11:21am -

  46. Lasalle Investment Management- Analyst Program

    Does anyone have any information on Lasalle Investment Management's analyst program in aquisitions. I understand it is a 3 year program after which they encourage you to go get your MBA. Here are some of the things I am wondering about.-How long has ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:12am -

  47. Chatham Financial Capital Advisory Team? Hours, culture?

    Does anyone know about Chataham Financial's Capital Advisory Team? Hours, culture? Real Estate advisory ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  48. Cadre

    Anybody know someone that works at Cadre? specifically on the RE investment side. Can't find much online but sounds pretty fascinating. cadre Real Estate START UP ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 19 2017 - 8:26pm -

  49. Morgan Stanley RE

    I am looking into Morgan Stanley Real Estate Asset Management. How is their division now? I know in the past before the bubble burst they were highly regarded. Would a position in their RE AM team give you REPE exposure? Thanks! Real Estate Morgan Stanley ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2011 - 11:51am -

  50. Khar Real Estate vs. REFM course? Which one is more respected?

    I am very interested in getting an internship at a REIT, REIB or REPE firm this upcoming summer, so I wanted to try to distinguish myself from other candidates by taking a real estate Excel modeling course. In some other posts on this forum, I found these ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2012 - 1:57am -

  51. Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center

    First post... I tried linking the article / press release by Real Estate Weekly dated 12/15/16 but it doesn't allow me to post links since I am new to the site. (Easy google I guess for anyone interested.) The article also includes a link to Fordham ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 15 2016 - 4:22pm -

  52. BBA Real Estate vs. BBA Finance vs. BBA CIS

    Hey how's it going everyone? First off I want to say that although this is my first post here, I frequently browse through these forums in search of career info. I think this is a great community that is defiantly one of a kind. Background info:- Upp ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2011 - 5:55pm -

  53. Developers: Should I intern with a construction company?

    Everyone says I need to understand how buildings are built in order to get into development. Is there a quantitative role I should pursue with a construction company? When is the right time? Construction Real Estate development ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 22 2016 - 1:56pm -

  54. Need Help From You Guys Regarding A Mortgage

    Hey, I need some help regarding a commercial real estate mortgage. So basically there is a property worth around $4.5 million and there is a $3 million mortgage on it. The property is making significant NOI, but unfortunately the principal and interest pa ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2012 - 11:28pm -

  55. Refi and changes in debt structure modeling

    I'm trying to figure out how to model debt structures into a deal. This may be a stupid question, but how would you go about modeling in a refinance after construction... That is, if your first tranche is looked at as the construction loan, but goes ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2015 - 10:01am -

  56. Would it be smart to do Baruch's Masters in Real Estate?

    I graduated from an ivy in 2015 and had shitty grades there (2.8 GPA). I have no excuse. I totally fucked around and didn't have my priorities straight. I know I'm capable of doing way better. I went to a top 5 private national High School (thin ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2016 - 2:54pm -

  57. Walton Street Capital

    Does anyone know anything about Walton Street Capital in Chicago as far as entry-level salary, culture/lifestyle, etc? I know they hire Asset Management out of undergrad and sometimes some in acquisitions. I imagine they are very selective. Real Estate re ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  58. Real Estate Investment Banking Groups in the DC Area

    Hi, first time poster here. Does anyone know any real estate IB groups in the DC area? I'm moving to DC soon and want to know where I can start networking. Much appreciated. Real Estate REIB IB ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2015 - 7:04pm -

  59. Casino Valuation

    I'm a beginner to real estate, so was wondering if anyone here could provide some basics on how to value a casino. Alternatively, are there any good resources on how to do so that I can read up on? Thanks in advance. Real Estate Valuation casino ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm -

  60. CB Richard Ellis- Wheel Program

    Hey I posted a question about this a while ago, but did not receive an answer. Maybe this time. Has anyone had any experience with CB Richard Ellis' Wheel Program. Its a year program where they rotate you throughout the company. I applied for this po ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  61. Post-College Real Estate Opportunities

    I am entering my senior year at a target school this fall, and am very interested in real estate. I have been an assistant manager at a large LA apartment building, am familiar with quickbooks, etc, and am currently interning at a real estate venture fund ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2012 - 1:46pm -

  62. Sam Zell Forecasts a Suburban Decline

    FYI: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101095397 Real Estate housing MDU ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2013 - 9:42pm -

  63. Real Estate Acquisitions/Asset Management Interview

    Fellow Monkeys, As a junior, I will be interviewing with two REITS for either Acquisitions or Asset Management. I believe that I am most interested in Real Estate Investment Banking out of college. I did equity research this past summer, and I believe tha ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2015 - 7:58am -

  64. Real estate veterans, please advise....

    Guys, I am a recent grad working in the financial advising world. I took the job as a means of desperation. I am really not all that interested in being an advisor but i needed to get a job. I obtained the FINRA licenses and have been in production for a ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2013 - 7:33pm -

  65. How would you rate this Miami opportunity? Pros and Cons?

    I have an offer to move back home to Miami to work with a small acquisitions shop (4 partners- each covering a different skill-set/area of expertise from finance/acquisitions, management, renovation, etc.) which was formed almost 11 months ago and has acq ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2015 - 4:31pm -

  66. REAL ESTATE ANALYST PROGRAM

    Hey guys, im looking for an entry level real estate analyst position. ive noticed some companies have 2-3 year analyst programs. Can anyone name analyst programs they are aware of? and what are the qualifications to bag the job? thanks for all responses c ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 7:00pm -

  67. Time to Look at Spain

    For those (other than the Chinese government) looking to diversify out of U.S. dollars, it might be time to start looking at Spain. I'll admit that I have an advantage living next door in France, but this is a situation I've been watching for so ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2009 - 5:57am -

  68. real estate private equity valuation techiniques

    does anyone have info on the type of valuation methods used in analyzing PE real estate investments? the structure I am dealing with is one where a group of PE professionals raise money from investors, pool it into a fund, and use cash from the fund to ac ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2011 - 12:15pm -

  69. real estate 'bets'- low cap rate deals

    What's the lowest cap rate you've ever bought an asset at looking to do just a minor refurb / limited capex and stil projected a return above say 18% on a levered basis? i.e. what's the highest rent growth you've ever put in a pro-form ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2012 - 3:02pm -

  70. Should I switch majors?

    Currently 1/2 way through my Real Estate degree in appraisal. Should I switch? Should i do a second major in accounting or finance? Real Estate ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 27 2017 - 12:09am -

  71. Recent grad looking to break into CRE...best Real Estate Modeling courses?

    Background: studied finance at a non-target school in a metropolitan city in Canada. Parents had a few properties which I managed (I guess you could say I was the property manager at the time). I interned at the government for a summer doing billings (a/p ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 19 2017 - 7:35am -

  72. Financing needed for NNN portfolio acquisition

    Greetings, I have a client that needs $10.125MM of senior debt for a $13.5MM takedown of NNN leased commercial properties. The properties are newer construction located in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Oklahoma consisting of national and regional tenants. Pl ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 22 2018 - 7:13pm -

  73. Ditch banking for real estate development?

    Need some help/advice, guys. I'm a junior economics major at a well ranked, but not target by any means, liberal arts college. I thought I wanted to do IB, but I just found out that none of my summer plans are going to work out. I had an IB internshi ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2015 - 12:11pm -

  74. Old User Looking at New Opportunities in RE- Help?

    Good morning all, *--------------------------------------------- Introduction on what am trying to do---------------------------* Long story short, I have been working in my current front office banking job for a while now; and getting a bit tired of it. ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 3 2014 - 8:50am -

  75. Real Estate- Real estate degree from a top target

    What kind of job opps does a real estate degree from a top target open up? I'm looking for details on the typical stuff (salary, work/life balance, future earning potential, etc). Real Estate ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 7:28am -

  76. Not to be a debby downer: Reading through all these posts it looks like RE for ~90% is a financially middling career.

    I have read more or less the entire stack of threads here at WSO Real Estate. After digesting it all, it seems like unless you are one of the few anointed elite who lands top end real estate private equity positions (or one of the outliers who has family ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2013 - 2:45am -

  77. Smaller private investment firms?

    Would anyone in the community know of any smaller (<50 employees) private investment firm that are similar to [embed] http://www.kingdom.com. sa in terms that they are diversified globally but are located in the U.S? I am looking for firms that are inv ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2012 - 12:34am -

  78. Interview w/ Baseball Pro turned Real Estate Acquisitions Analyst

    The following is an interview with RE Acquisitions Analyst and new WSO Blogger PinkPoloShorts (he is also available to answer your questions) Are you a professional and want to do an interview? View our interview template here and then email me your respo ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 28 2013 - 8:45pm -

  79. Career Advice? Aka what should my next move be?

    Hello fellow monkeys, I'm sort of at a crossroads and could use some help figuring out what my next move should be. If any of you can offer any advice, I'd be extremely grateful. I graduated from a non-target state school May 2013. Didn't h ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 24 2014 - 1:34pm -

  80. PE Real Estate summer internship vs IBD offers

    Looking for help in making a decision about a summer internship. I'm still recruiting (no offer yet) for MS PE Real Estate San Fran group. But I have offers from CS, Lazard, JP Morgan, and Barcap all IBD. What do people overall think? Should I only b ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2010 - 10:09pm -

  81. Opinions on Real Estate Investment Firms

    I am currently a senior at a non-target top 50 university. I have internship experience at a boutique investment bank and at Citi Smith Barney. My plan was to go IB and I received a few interviews; however, nothing materialized. I wanted some opinions on ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 30 2009 - 12:40am -

  82. Lest We Forget: Strategic Default

    Strategic default hasn't been making much news lately, the housing market narrative having moved to the MERS mess and the various facets of Fraudclosure. So I was a little surprised to read that the Mortgage Bankers Association held a panel on strate ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2011 - 7:52am -

  83. KKR hires a real estate guy

    just thought this was interesting. we've all heard rumors but this is finally something concrete. " KKR plans real estate investment drive after key hire Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts, one of the world's largest private equity firms with $ ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 7 2012 - 11:27pm -

  84. Offering to Work for Free as a Postgrad

    I went to an ivy and graduated with a 2.8 gpa and no relevant internships. I hate myself for it, I fucked around all of college and have no excuse for it. At this point, I know I need to get some experience and just get my foot in the door somehow. I was ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2015 - 12:32am -

  85. Should I include ACT on resume if I don't include GPA?

    I went to an ivy and did not work nearly as hard as I should have in college. I have no excuse. I didn't have my priorities straight and had too much fun in college. I graduated with a 2.8 GPA and I hate myself for it. As a result, when I'm appl ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2015 - 5:51pm -

  86. zero Excel experience. how long to self teach modeling?

    My experience is all on the development end (permitting, project management, leasing, etc..). I want to become more involved in the acquisitions side. Company will not pay for any training so I am on my own. I went to library and got a couple of how to bo ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2014 - 2:30pm -

  87. Benefits of Rebranding- Business School Advice Needed

    Hey guys, I'm just looking for some quick advice for my own situation. I graduated this past year from what I would call a "shit state school" with mediocre-to-low grades in a non-business major (Political Science major, Economics minor) bu ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2013 - 1:37pm -

  88. Double Dip the Crib

    Do not double dip, young man! Mother always said... "If you double dip, you may end up dead!". 5 years ago, what sort of chance would you have given this nursery rhyme of becoming a reality? In a perverse comedic orgy the likes of which I do not ...

    10 comments - 7 silver bananas - Sep 16 2010 - 11:18am -

  89. Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate Market

    I have been in talks with an investment firm in Scottsdale that focuses on the Southwest. I want to stay in touch with the local market/deal flow. Any recommended sources? Real Estate ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2013 - 11:21am -

  90. MSRE, MSRED, MBA-RE, etc: ONLINE

    Wanted to start discussion about RE graduate options. We all know of the top programs where you go in-person, and take off time to complete. Many of us, myself included, are currently already on our way with a real estate career. I work in finance and acq ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 31 2016 - 11:24am -

  91. Finance jobs at architectural firms?

    I want to influence the architectural aesthetics of real estate developments. I have began the CRE-analyst route with owner/investors because I know it all comes down to $$$. Who runs the cost analysis and value engineering of beautiful architecture? Real ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 26 2016 - 10:14pm -

  92. When Name Matters...When Its Stupid?

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