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Transactions make up the inception of real estate control… Every real estate acquisition, disposition or lease agreement requires proper execution. Real estate transactions professionals fulfill an array of responsibilities working on with the buyer/lessee, seller/lessor or transactional between parties marshalling the deal agreement to a closing. Roles can range from acquisition due diligence to title and conveyancing to contracts drafting to negotiations. Often backed with some legal knowledge, service providers to real estate transactions interface with many other real estate fields, such as property managers or underwriters, to secure all available information for smooth execution of a deal.

Role / Company Location Posted
In-House Legal CounselChina Overseas America, Inc. Manhattan, Jersey City, NY Aug 9, 2018
Senior Legal and Compliance AnalystMIT Investment Management Company Cambridge, MA Jul 24, 2018
Legal Services AssociateMIT Investment Management Company Cambridge, MA Jul 24, 2018
Leasing Paralegal/Legal AssistantSterling Organization Palm Beach, FL Jul 20, 2018
Real Estate Consulting/Expediting company seeking FT Research CoordinatorJack Jaffa & Associates BROOKLYN, NY Jun 19, 2018



Looking to the future

Deal structures in real estate evolve, and combined with a constant flow of new debt and equity products utilized in deal making, service providers to real estate transactions must be up to speed and familiar with these financial elements. As the complexity of real estate transactions continues to increase, demand for expertise at many junctures in the real estate transaction grows. Success in any aspect of the real estate transaction process requires attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and the ability to provide expertise in a changing environment.

 
Legal / Transactions

Skills Required

  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Strong Organizational Skils
  • Transaction Management Software
  • Strong Analytical Skills

Professional Reading and Resources


  • "Understanding Modern Real Estate Transactions" by Alex M. Johnson Jr.
  • "Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate Transactions" by Stein et al
  • "Probate and Property" magazine
  • "Commercial Real Estate Transactions" by Senn
  • "Exchanging Real Estate" by Levine

Industry Qualifications


  • Masters of Degree in related field
  • Real Estate Sales lisence
  • Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) by CoreNet
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) by CCIM Institute
  • The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors professional desgination (SIOR)

Top Companies


  • CBRE Group
  • JLL
  • Eastdil Secured
  • Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
  • Colliers International