The Inside Track to Careers in Real Estate [NOOK Book]

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Real estate can be a lucrative industry-known for making deals, moguls, and millionaires. If your goal is to have a potentially high-paying job in an exciting business, this book will help you determine if a career in real estate is right for you and how to get started.

Focusing on careers for college graduates, the book is packed with information on the wealth of job opportunities in the industry-including development, finance, asset management, international opportunities, ...

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The Inside Track to Careers in Real Estate

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Overview

Real estate can be a lucrative industry-known for making deals, moguls, and millionaires. If your goal is to have a potentially high-paying job in an exciting business, this book will help you determine if a career in real estate is right for you and how to get started.

Focusing on careers for college graduates, the book is packed with information on the wealth of job opportunities in the industry-including development, finance, asset management, international opportunities, starting your own real estate company-and the possible career paths you can take to meet your goals. Candid interviews with top industry leaders, as well as recent graduates, offer practical tips and advice on what a career in real estate is really like, how to get your first job, and what it takes to be successful.

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"Read Inside Track to Careers in Real Estate. It could be one of the smartest investments that you ever make."  —Donald Trump
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874201833
  • Publisher: Urban Land Institute
  • Publication date: 3/1/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 182
  • Sales rank: 844,821
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author


Stan Ross is the chairman of the board of the University of Southern California Lusk Center and a life trustee of the Urban Land Institute. James Carberry is a professional writer.
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Table of Contents

Preface iii
Acknowledgments vi
Contributors viii
Chapter 1 A Real Estate Career: The Big Picture 1
Chapter 2 A Look at Development 17
Chapter 3 A Look at Real Estate Investment and Ownership, Financing, and Services 35
Chapter 4 Career Paths: What's Right for You? 53
Chapter 5 On the Inside: Real Estate Jobs 69
Chapter 6 On the Inside: Becoming an Entrepreneur 79
Chapter 7 Education: The Foundation of a Successful Career 93
Chapter 8 What Do Employers Want? 123
Chapter 9 Finding That First Job 147
Appendix A Resources on Real Estate and Careers in Real Estate 159
Appendix B Glossary of Selected Real Estate Terms 177
Appendix C Is Real Estate for You? A Questionnaire That Can Help You Decide 181
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2012

    Must read, and the earlier, the better! MBA-candidates take note.

    This book is a must read if you:

    -Are in college and want to matriculate into the real estate industry after graduation. (read this now, so you can get the right internships, take the right courses, and know if real estate is something you'll even want to do or even can do)

    -Are recently out of college, and want to know what path to take. The industry is specialized, so if you want to be an analyst vs a broker, you need to make sure you set your path right from the start. Breaking across specialization barriers is tough.

    -Are in the industry already, and want to move up the ladder onto the next thing.

    -Are applying to MBA schools: you should know the paths in the industry, so your essays dont make you sound like you have not put thought into the MBA process.

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    About me: I am a real estate analysis at a private firm with investments in $2B in real estate. I used this book to help write my MBA applications to top-7 MBA programs.

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