Capstone Real Estate Services

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Capstone Real Estate Services Reviews

Updated January 25, 2015
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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    Awful

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Property Accountant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Property Accountant in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Capstone Real Estate Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I can sit at my computer all day and browse the internet. Good place to get your foot in the door.

    Cons

    Huge salary gap between executives and non-execs. Conservative company who would rather save a penny than upgrade their 10 year old computers. No room for growth. Turnover is huge, company is like a revolving door. People are not motivated because of inefficient management, no bonuses, benefits are expensive and terrible, no perks to working here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you spend a little bit more on your workforce, you will be more productive. Why would any one want to work here if you don't make it a place where people want to work?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Worst Experience Ever

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Propert Manager in New Braunfels, TX
    Former Employee - Propert Manager in New Braunfels, TX

    I worked at Capstone Real Estate Services full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Mainly nice properties to work at

    Cons

    Treated like you are not worth anything
    No support when you ask for it
    Micro managed
    Regional Managers change like the days of the week
    Promises are not kept
    Salary changed AFTER acceptance letter given

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    company values should include actually listening to and supporting staff members, not treating them like they don't mean anything, after all you hire professionals for a reason - let them be professionals and learn to trust them

    Doesn't Recommend
  3. 2 people found this helpful

    Not the best company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capstone Real Estate Services full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers, good place for non execs to gain experience and work history, location.

    Cons

    Low pay, terrible benefits, company does not contribute to employee's 401k, no room for growth, poor management, managers treat employees (even great employees) like they are disposable, low employee morale, poor company culture...execs get huge bonuses while everyone else gets a tiny annual raise.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your employees....pay your employees more...executives need to be more involved with their employees to close the gap between executives and non executives.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5. 3 people found this helpful

    Accounting

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Accounting - Corporate Office in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Accounting - Corporate Office in Austin, TX

    I worked at Capstone Real Estate Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Co-workers are very nice and easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Management is the absolute worst. They are the most unprofessional people I've ever encountered. Management would openly talk about firing and laying off employees. The accounting managers have no concept of working towards one goal. They micromanage to the point of not allowing their employees to communicate with other departments. The pay is very low and the benefits are a joke. If you have a family, you are basically just working to cover the insurance premium. Morale is on a very fast decline. Turnover is pretty much monthly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more professional and actually try and have a little bit of compassion and empathy towards ALL employees. If you don't change, the turnover rate will only get worse. The accounting managers need to get off of their high horse and learn to work as a team. Work on paying your employees and have an occasional incentive. Birthday cake once a month in place of the company picnic was a terrible move.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6. 3 people found this helpful

    The worse place to work...EVER

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Capstone Real Estate Services

    Pros

    Its a great location. That is all about I can say about them.

    Cons

    This is always the worst, and I do mean the WORST place to work for. Even if you are desperate, work for McDonald's. Use this as a warning, DO NOT WORK HERE!!!! I wish I was armed with this information. Their turnover should speak for itself.
    And yes, the managers are very inexperienced! RUN AWAY FROM THEM FAST!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Truly, get over yourselves.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7. 2 people found this helpful

    No room for growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capstone Real Estate Services

    Pros

    If you don't have expectations of growth in your career, do apply.

    Cons

    No training, no opportunity to move up, no relation with employees, micro manages.

    Negative Outlook
  8. 2 people found this helpful

    Awful experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Capstone Real Estate Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It was a good place to get your foot in the door and have a chance to learn. That is the only pro.

    Cons

    Lots of politics, incompetent management, low pay, long hours, constantly downsizing. Company morale was incredibly low and continued to get worse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house. Get rid of most of mananagement.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  9. 2 people found this helpful

    Good boost for learning a new area, but dead end in the long run.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Support in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - IT Support in Austin, TX

    I worked at Capstone Real Estate Services

    Pros

    You will learn new skills at first.
    Some of the employees are wonderful people and good friends.

    Cons

    Upper management is egocentric.
    Upper management self important.
    Upper management never shares anything going on in the organization and they are very secretive about everything they do.
    The organization cuts costs as much as possible such as using 7 year old custom built computers that are falling apart.
    Dead end for your career unless you are an executive.
    The building is old and falling apart and suspect there is a mold issue in the building.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You have to spend money to make money. Have more employee moral building events. Offer better bonuses or additional time off. And get a better building to work in.

    Doesn't Recommend

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