Reason No. 4 To Get A Commercial Real Estate Advanced Degree
Once upon a time, commercial real estate was like 19th-century law and architecture: you learned by joining a firm and working under the wing of a mentor. But in the last 15 years, advanced degrees of real estate development have come into their own—and the industry's loving grads with the foundational knowledge and skills that guarantee success. Whether you're thinking of going back to school or still at college, an advanced degree—like the one you can get at the University of Maryland's Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development—can set you apart from all your peers.
4. Enhanced Oral Communication Skills
Communication skills are paramount in the industry. Sure, you can talk, but can you communicate individually? In a group? Can you "pitch" your property or your project to owners, sellers, lenders, investors and so on? A strong program not only provides a strong real estate knowledge base, but also demands—and supports!—outstanding oral communication skills.
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