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Lender’s counsel, why do you refuse to send redlines against the Borrower’s last draft? Why send me redlines against *your* last draft which I have to throw out and then run my own redlines? Genuinely… more

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Which area of RE is the most recession-proof? i.e. acquisitions/dispositions, lender-side financing, borrower-side financing, leasing, funds, JV, etc.?

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What firms do a lot of leasing work?

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I have an in-house real estate position for a great company in South Jersey if anyone is interested. If you can commute three days a week there please reach out as I am happy to share details! Kristy … more

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Hi, I’m considering applying to law school. I really want to be a real estate attorney but really don’t want to end up hating my job.
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Has anyone taken the CA brokers exam? Thinking about taking it as I enter my second year working in real estate.

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Thinking about making a move by year-end (currently at an Am Law 100, billing 200+/month). Does anyone here feel comfortable sharing if they’re happy with their firm and some details (hour requirement… more

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Any real estate attorneys that’s familiar with Louisiana Law?

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In CA, if a tenant dies, who paid 1 year of rent upfront BUT there was no rental agreement, does the landlord still have the right to keep the rent or can the executor of the estate claim it back? Tha… more

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Any recruiters who recruit for in house positions? I am a commercial real estate attorney looking to switch to in house. I am located in LA. Would prefer a hybrid or even remote model.

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If I want to rent out my townhouse — lived in it for 2 years now, isn’t it risky to rent out with me as the individual being the landlord? Am I overthinking this? Will a residential lease with limitin… more

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Hi all, know of any (free) website or good law podcast that I can get daily updates on the most recent cases decisions, on state level ( NY) ?

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I’m a newly licensed atty. I took my first job as a prosecutor to get litigation experience about 3 mths ago bc I wasn’t seeing a lot of entry-level RE atty positions. Now I see a ton of them. Thought… more

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Does anyone know of any websites or software that you can plug in rent and annual increases and calculates the numbers for you?

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What is a remote sales job that is easy to transition to from being a mortgage loan officer

I am looking to get in to property development as it is something I have always wanted to do. How do I go about getting the backing of investors? I am.an experienced Mortgage broker and have many year… more

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What is the path to go from a Commercial Lease Administrator to a Commercial Real Estate Investment Analyst? Has anybody here had this interest to learn more about RE Acquisitions while just starting … more

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Shareholder is negotiating multimillion dollar PSA and then handing the deal off to me to close. Good sign? Par for the course? I’ve been at this firm a few months. Junior Associate

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Student housing property management company recommendations in Southeast?

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What is the value of a definitions section that needs to be constantly checked and updated for cross-references when almost every definition is "As defined in Section xx"? I'd prefer to … more

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Anyone have an idea of hours as in house counsel at a developer? Brookfield, Tishman, Lendlease as examples?

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For those who do commercial real estate work, what is your workload like right now? My work has slowed waaaaay down and I think layoffs are a real possibility. I’m wondering if this is an industry-wid… more

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In the last 4 months, my HOA has sent the same roofing company 2x to patch up a really bad leak that damaged my bedroom ceiling. The first time was a bad fix, so 4 months later I made them send someon… more

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New associate in CRE and wondering if anyone could share any tips on approaches to obtaining new commercial clients. Thanks!

Any advice on shifting from association law to commercial real estate in FL?

I've been applying to jobs for months but every position wants at least 2yrs of experience in real estate tr… more

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Looking to lateral to a bigger firm located in LA. Specifically looking for a transactional real estate position for a second year associate. Thanks!

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Hi everyone, looking for some advice on the Portland legal market. Can anyone share insight on which law firms are big players for real estate, community economic development, and affordable housing d… more

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There’s a Nonexclusive Installation and Service Agreement by Comcast/Spectrum that is recorded against title. Is this something that needs to be subordinated? It’s not a lease so an SNDA doesn’t seem … more

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What’s generally considered “market” for a property manager’s termination fee?

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What’s a reasonable fee for title/survey review, review of existing lease, preparation of closing docs and effectuating the closing process on a $3M triple-net property? Have a client who was incredul… more

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Thoughts on Seyfarth Shaw real estate practice? I know they are recognized in labor law.

What’s a good way to cross reference a concurrent PSA where due diligence is allowed in one PSA but not the other. (Two commercial properties being sold but under two separate PSAs - water DD is only … more

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Conflicts check question: how much detail will I need to provide to (hopefully) new firm? I’ve been at the same place for a decade…so many transactions over the years! It will be easy enough to gather… more

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Anyone have a form residential lease for house in Colorado?

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Question for all of the older partners on here - curious, do you get a sense of the associates who will go in house/clients vs. those who will become partners? Are there any personality traits or qual… more

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Anyone in the Houston area of TX, please contact me here or on IG: m.s_realestatetx for contacts and networking proposals. Anyone also willing to mentor me would also be much appreciated. Thank you!

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HELP (TX) Kind of confused about this question. We represent LL. Tenant asked us to sign subordination agreement. Do we also need to get LL lender to sign the subordination agreement? I reviewed the D… more

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Is there any kind of file sharing website (even a paid one) with good forms for checklists, abstracts, etc. Obviously, almost nothing is going to be a perfect fit, but I’m more interested in form over… more

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