Real estate consultants provide research, analysis, and advisory services to businesses, investors, developers, and lenders to enhance their real estate decisions. This includes counseling clients on real estate strategy, performing property analyses and valuations, optimizing property portfolios, advising real estate transactions, and conducting market research.
Salary varies widely depending on role, education level, and location. Here is a sample of 2016 median salaries from the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor:
- Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents: $46,410
- Appraisers and Assessors: $51,850
- Property Managers: $57,040
- Management Consultant: $81,330
Do your research to get a better sense of what specific companies in particular cities are paying entry-level employees. Check out Glassdoor and Salary.com to get an idea. Also, a cost of living calculator can be very useful when trying to compare salaries in different parts of the country.
- ACS Development Corporation
- Freudenheim Partners
- M&T Bank Corporation
- AIG Global Investment Group
- Cambridge Associates
Firms offering real estate consulting include: