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Networking Necessities

Business, Investing, Seminars on April 22nd, 2013 Comments Off on Networking Necessities

You already know networking can be highly beneficial to your business; we don’t have to tell you that. But we can offer a first-hand example of this – most of the people we work with at AARE were originally connections we made at REIA events. So, it’s surprising that people don’t always jump at the […]

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Former Pageant Queen Turned Escort Joins AA Team!

Business on April 1st, 2013 No Comments

A recent School of British Living graduate, Julia grew up in the deep northern woods of NH.  Feeling deprived of opportunities where she could share her knack of looking awesome all the time, she made the move into the big city, which she thought would be more exciting than it really is. She then started […]

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Does a Google Search Help or Hurt Your Business?

Business on March 13th, 2013 No Comments

Google both your company and personal name right now.  What comes up? In this digital age, it is vital to have an online presence.  Websites, squeeze pages, social media, and online forums provide more opportunity than ever to market your business.  On the downside, all this great exposure makes it easier for others to find […]

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How to Properly Set Goals in the New Year: 2013 Edition

Business on January 7th, 2013 Comments Off on How to Properly Set Goals in the New Year: 2013 Edition

Never, ever make New Years Resolutions. Did you know that 92% of New Years Resolutions fail? I used to tell everyone it was 90%, and now I have another study to back me up, check it out here. As the article suggests, most require an entire lifestyle shift to help keep them going.  Others, require an […]

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4 Most Important Time Management Tips

Business on November 2nd, 2012 No Comments

These tips don’t apply to only real estate investors. I like to think they appeal to all business owners in general, as we all have this one big thing in common – There’s not enough time in the day. We, the innovators and drivers of business, along with the very rare team member with that […]

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Time Management #1: Play to your Strengths, but Practice your Weaknesses

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

I’m the first one to tell you how “AA”wesome I am at busting into a foreclosure and assessing the damage, along with defining what I want done inside… I should also tell you that I’m bad at marketing. I know how to do it, and the basic premises, but I am just no good at […]

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Time Management #2: E-mail and Telephone are the KILLERS of PRODUCTIVITY

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

“But my phone and e-mail is how I do business! What do you MEAN?” Exactly that. The worst thing you can do in the morning, is open up your e-mail inbox. INSTANTLY – you have given up at least 1 hour of your workday, and your brain is now on everything else and being REACTIVE […]

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Time Management #3: It’s not going to get done unless you SCHEDULE it in

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

If you’re not a planner or calendar person (which I find hard to believe), you have no idea what you’re missing. I used to use my “little black book” from when I was in college, to keep appointments, remind me of tasks to do, etc. I trained myself to set it all up on Sunday […]

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Time Management #4: Ask, How Can I Raise my Dollar per Hour?

Business on November 1st, 2012 No Comments

In the end, it really boils down to this question. I didn’t set out for real estate to make me a millionaire – I set out to do it to give me the freedom and pay for what I loved the most – traveling and experience new cultures. Some will say that delegation reduces efficiency, […]

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RELATIONSHIP TIP on your DEALFLOW SYSTEM – How to Keep Deals Coming In, Even When You’re Not LOOKING

Business, Investing, products on July 31st, 2012 No Comments

The first thing to address is, does this thought scare you?  Even if you don’t have the capital to handle this inflow of deals – that’s why you’ve learned how to Wholesale, right?  What an incredible business.   One of the first lessons I learned in real estate, is that it’s not about the sticks […]