Segments in this Video

Real Estate Developers: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:20)


Joe Hill buys and sells residential real estate in the Philadelphia area. He also develops single and multi-family properties.

Real Estate Developers: Career Beginnings (03:04)

Hill stumbled across real estate through a recommendation by a realtor. He purchased a duplex because he wanted to be a property owner.

Real Estate Developers: Keys for Success (02:55)

It takes tenacity and hard work to be a successful developer. A person who is willing to work with different kinds of people would do well in this career.

Real Estate Developers: Education and Certification Requirements (01:47)

Property management certifications are helpful in this occupation. Hill recommends joining building and real estate associations to gain experience.

Real Estate Developers: Workplace Atmosphere (00:53)

Hill spends half of his time in the field and half in the office. As a land developer it is important to spend time seeing the project through.

Real Estate Developers: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:36)

Hill recommends that you find a good mentor, he personally has four advisers. His construction guy is a supporter who understands the building process better than Hill.

Real Estate Developers: Day on the Job (02:24)

Hill starts his day in the office conversing with his project managers. The office employs an assistant, administrators and construction managers.

Real Estate Developers: Industry Goals and Services (01:51)

A single family home is the easiest real estate to develop. A condo is made up of two or more properties in the same building that can be owned by individuals.

Real Estate Developers: Industry Challenges (01:47)

The biggest challenge in real estate is the changing financial market. It is important to get the right capital backing to move a project forward.

Real Estate Developers: Looking at the Future (02:50)

The new generation coming into the real estate market does not want to purchase property, they are more comfortable renting. Hill is buying and holding properties as opposed to selling.

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Real Estate Developers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a real estate developer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Joe Hill talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in real estate development. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 20 minutes

Item#: BVL138551

ISBN: 978-1-64023-626-4

Copyright date: ©2017

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