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Brain Teasers in Real Estate Private Equity Interviews

Introduction Brain teasers are an important topic in our coverage of real estate private equity for beginners. They show up quite often during interviews, though they may not always touch upon real estate-specific concepts. Categorically, they’re not the same as the other technical questions in our comprehensive guide. In fact, I consider brain teasers to …

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Public REIT Valuation Part Six: Subsequent Events and Financial Statements

Introduction This is part six of a series teaching real estate private equity for beginners, specifically focused on public REIT valuation. If you’re just joining us, you should probably flip back to part one. And if you’re looking for immediate prep before an upcoming real estate private equity interview process, you might find these resources …

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Eight More Critical Habits for Successful Real Estate Private Equity Networking

Leveraged Breakdowns helps teach real estate private equity for beginners. We have plenty of materials focused on hard skills, from our courses and interview guides to our free case studies. This series continues our focus on a softer, yet equally important, skill set: networking into real estate private equity firms. This information is hard-earned after …

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Live Case Study #1, Part One: Introduction

I think you’re going to like this one, so bear with me. Quick heads up, I’m going to try something different here. First, in order to produce more content, I want to write more in a stream of consciousness. Sorry if this appears less edited (because it is). Yet because I want to publish this …

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Developing Market Knowledge, Part One: Passion

Introduction to this Series on Developing Market Knowledge Leveraged Breakdowns helps you prepare for a real estate private equity career path in every way possible. On the technical side, we teach you how to build an extremely detailed asset-level model via Breaking Down REPE. We show you how to tear through a case study in …

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REPE Interview Prep: Debt Seniority, CMBS, and Recourse

Introduction Leveraged Breakdowns teaches real estate private equity for beginners. That’s why we provide materials such as our flagship course Breaking Down REPE and even our free real estate private equity case study. This particular series focuses on the types of questions you might face during a real estate private equity interview. Today’s lesson focuses …

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REPE Interview Prep: Real Estate Sector Fundamentals

Real estate private equity firms will expect you to understand the risk profiles of each major real estate sector. Fortunately, the differences between each sector are pretty intuitive. But can you explain these differences in the investor’s vernacular? This article helps you take what you likely already understand, such as hotels being the riskiest asset …

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REPE Interview Prep: Development Model Basics

Intro Today, we’re going to learn about real estate private equity models focused on development. Read each of these questions as if you were being interviewed, and practice our responses as if you were responding out loud. This is baseline real estate private equity for beginners, so make sure you understand this information cold before …

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