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Monday, February 17, 2020




Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate Newsletter


Finance and Real Estate Weekly Student Newsletter:

Events, Job Opportunities, and More




Upcoming Meeting Announcement









Upcoming Meetings


Tuesday, February 18th-- Personal Financial Planning with the Finance Club

Constant Hall 1005, 12:20-1:20PM lunch will be served



Thursday, February 20th- MSSRE: HRACRE Internship Meeting with Jeff Harris

Constant Hall 1009, 12:20-1:20PM lunch will be served


Tuesday, February 25th- MSSRE Meeting with Hampton Roads Apartment Council, Constant Hall 1009, 12:20-1:20PM; lunch will be served


Tuesday, February 25th- Felix Ferebee, Norfolk City Treasurer's Office

Constant Hall 1005, 12:20-1:20PM- lunch will be served









This week ODU MSSRE students joined Thomas McCoy of McCoy Valuation, Inc. to discuss real estate careers. Club President, Kaleb Hinman hosted the group at the ODU Scholarship Lounge at SB Ballard Stadium. Students in attendance included: Sebastian Reyes-Perez, Brian Conley and A'Mari Bacot.




Volunteers needed





If you are interested in volunteering and attending the 2020 Annual Real Estate Market Review and Forecast on March 10th let us know.


This is a great networking opportunity.












Alumni Update

The Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate congratulates recent ODU graduate and former MSSRE President, Derek Grier Jr. on his new position with GreySteel and his recent ARGUS certification. Derek will be working as an Acquisitions Analyst in their D.C. office, assessing potential investments within the Multifamily sector.




Breaking News...


ODU’s Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate undergrad program has been approved by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation. Graduates of the program will receive credit toward the Qualifying Educational (QE) requirements in the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria as follows:


Trainee:60 Hours


Licensed Residential:133 Hours


Certified Residential: 171 Hours


Certified General:244 Hours


Further, the AQB has determined that those who graduated with the above mentioned degree from Old Dominion University as of the 2017/2018 Academic Year or later can receive the above credit.


The Appraisal Foundation, located in Washington D.C. sets the standards and qualifications for real estate appraisers and the qualifications for personal property appraisers. The organization also provides guidance on valuation methods and techniques for valuation professionals. For more information about the Appraisal Foundation, visit their website.





Attention students:

The E.V. Williams Center will be evaluating Real Estate major and minors for available scholarships.This is a reminder that you are not eligible for these scholarships if you do not have your FAFSA completed.






Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) Annual Summer Internship Program

Get your resumes ready.


The HRACRE Internship Program was established in 2007 to attract the best and brightest students to Hampton Roads so they can become familiar with what the area has to offer and gain an overview of the many facets of our industry. HRACRE’s program is designed to help college students interested in working in the commercial real estate industry find a summer internship with one of our member companies. The six week program provides interesting and educational events presented by top industry professionals and numerous networking opportunities.


For more information, download the HRACRE Internship Brochure.


Also, check out this article from Inside Business.



ODU hosts HRACRE's Speed Mentoring event each summer on campus at the Webb Center.









Time to Refinance?


Commercial Real Estate Books in Cannabis-Friendly States


Your New Condo








Are you ready to network?




Student Memberships: $50 *

(regular memberships priced at $250)

HRACRE Luncheons: $20


Email the Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate for financial support opportunities, Sara Russell Riggs,




Student membership with the Urban Land Institute will help prepare you for your career after college. Student members may be undergraduate or graduate students at any accredited college or university. Students receive a 75% discount on the cost of membership ($110/year for students) and subsequent discounts on all events hosted by ULI Virginia.





Networking & Professional Development

· Member-only events and discounts on all local District Council events. From programs on Emerging Trends to Insider's Tours, ULI Virginia events offer the opportunity to meet a variety of real estate professional in the Virginia market and to work together to improve your community

· Member discount on the annual ULI Fall and Spring meetings. These national meetings bring together professional from throughout the world, and from all sectors of the real estate industry to share experiences and learn new strategies.

Membership will follow you to any other city with a ULI District Council upon graduation.










Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate and

CapCenter Licensing Opportunity


Are you interested in pursuing a real estate sales or mortgage loan originatorlicense before you graduate?


Real estate brokerage and lending are two employment opportunitiesfor Strome students.However, both of these occupations require licenses from the Commonwealth of Virginia.CapCenter Mortgage & Realty Services is working with the EV Williams Center for Real Estate to help students pursue the requirements for these licenses.If you would like more information on this program, please contact Sara Russell Riggs,


P.S. The Commonwealth of Virginia has been accepting Strome real estate courses such as FIN 319 Real Estate Principles as qualifyingeducation for the real estate salesperson license.




Student Spotlight Video Feature


Thank you to Jen Wilson and Ekaterina Muraveva for being the first to participate in the Student Spotlight Video Feature.


To watch Ekaterina's interview, click here.


If you are a current or former Real Estate student of ODU and are interested in being featured in a Student Spotlight, please contact Sara Russell Riggs at





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If you know a student, local business, community member, or alumni who would be interested in receiving updated job opportunities and upcoming events in the community and within the Strome College of Business, please contact Sara Russell, for all new subscriptions to this newsletter.







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