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Currently a consultant in financial services space looking to exit and interested in CRE. ~3 years post grad. Suggestions how to break in with no RE experience?

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Just did this after 3.5 yrs n Finance/ Ops tech consulting. Took me 14 months. Network with as many people as you possibly can. Coffee/ lunch, phone calls, and apply to everything you can on LinkedIn

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Maybe try lateraling into RE consulting first, just to get some relevant experience. If not, a lot of shops hire new people into underwriting roles to train them up. You’d likely take a pay cut though. Otherwise maybe grad school?

What type of work do you do as a real estate consultant?

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