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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
Experienced Real Estate ParalegalVan Ness Feldman, LLP Seattle, WA Oct 16, 2018
Affordable Housing & Real Estate AssociateNixon Peabody LLP Los Angeles, CA Oct 10, 2018
Legal Counsel / ManagerReliant Realty Services, LLC New York, NY Oct 10, 2018
Land Use PlannerWalsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh Arlington, VA Oct 1, 2018
Manager, Tax, United StatesMapletree Investments Pte Ltd NEW YORK, NY Sep 27, 2018
Closing Coordinator / ParalegalSitus New York, NY Oct 1, 2018
Real Estate Practice Group Associate (Off-Track)Mintz Boston, MA Sep 27, 2018
ParalegalGramercy Property Trust FORT WASHINGTON, PA Sep 10, 2018
Leasing CounselOlshan Properties Columbus, OH Oct 2, 2018
Leasing Paralegal/Legal AssistantSterling Organization Palm Beach, FL Oct 3, 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