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Acquisitions Analyst, Real Estate

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Acquisitions
Postal Code
United States

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Evaluates single-family residential investment opportunities and negotiates the purchase thereof through a carefully selected and trained closed network of real estate agents. This includes underwriting each submitted property to ensure the asset meets the Company’s market-specific investment parameters. The Acquisitions Professional is expected to develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the market, including, tracking competitor activity, rental rates, property values and potential bulk sale opportunities.


Essential Functions:

  • Perform investment analysis and underwriting of single-family residences offered for sale via MLS, Auction, Bulk or New Construction which meet the Company’s purchase criteria and return / yield expectations
  • Liaise with buyer’s agents; Negotiate purchases
  • Work closely with the Construction team to establish a defined renovation scope and finish level in order to optimize each asset’s return profile (e.g. IRR and Cap Rate)
  • Collaborate with Closing Department to ensure a smooth transaction
  • Monitor property status through lease-up; Participate in weekly Asset Management meetings to assess overall leasing performance
  • Incorporate real-time leasing performance trends into front-end neighborhood and asset selection and underwriting Track supply-demand trends and determine market rents; perform property valuations
  • Visit properties and provide feedback to the Construction, Property Management, and Asset Management teams
  • Tour submarkets and subdivisions and provide input as to whether the Company should expand its portfolio to include such locations
  • Tour and evaluate competitor inventory; identify ways the Company can differentiate its properties to more favorably compete for residents 


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Business, Finance, or related subject) required
  • Previous Analyst experience desired
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Familiarity with Salesforce CRM preferred
  • Ability to be independent and a self-starter; is self-motivated and takes initiative
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills – ability to distill information down to key points
  • Identify issues and offer solutions
  • Thinks critically and draws well-reasoned conclusions
  • Minimal travel required

Closing Statement:

This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.


Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 



Job Functions

  • Acquisitions
  • Portfolio Management
  • Property Management

Job Sector

  • Residential


1+ to 2 years

This job is no longer active.

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