Archive for Rehab

Rehab Chronicles Ride Again!

Investing, Rehab, Rehab Chronicles on November 9th, 2015 Comments Off on Rehab Chronicles Ride Again!

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m very happy to share the re-launch of the Rehab Chronicles!! Enjoy the demolition/preview of our latest property in Chelmsford and stay tuned for further installments coming soon. Now where I did I put that sledgehammer??  

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2 Unit Condo Conversion — Emerton St., Salem — Complete!

Rehab on November 5th, 2015 Comments Off on 2 Unit Condo Conversion — Emerton St., Salem — Complete!

[Sigh.] Like many of you I know, we here at the AARE Group have been having trouble retaining good contractors over the past year and a half. And by good, I mean contractors who both meet our pricing model and can get the job done in the appropriate time frame. We lost our first good […]

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Are you ready for winter?

Investing, Rehab on October 22nd, 2015 Comments Off on Are you ready for winter?

Well, it’s that time of year again, with night time temps dropping into the 30s and the news reminding us to protect our outdoor plants from frost. Oh, those poor hydrangeas. This is also the time to make sure you’re prepared to keep your holdings well-plowed, and the water pipes in your properties (especially the […]

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AA Real Estate Goes to the Cape — Update

Investing, Rehab on July 15th, 2015 Comments Off on AA Real Estate Goes to the Cape — Update

It’s officially summer and while everyone is sitting in Cape traffic, it seemed like a good time to share an update on our project in Orleans, which, as I shared in my Nov. 20, 2014 post, AA Real Estate has expanded our reach and entered into our first deal on the Cape, in the historic […]

Licensee Investors, Listen Up – How Not to Handle a Deal

Agent, Boston, Investing, Rehab, Wholesaling on June 2nd, 2015 Comments Off on Licensee Investors, Listen Up – How Not to Handle a Deal

Sometimes it is difficult being both a licensed real estate agent, as well as a potential buyer / investor for certain properties. One of my consulting clients who recently was undergoing classes to obtain his real estate license, shared with me a case study that’s in his study materials, of a listing agent who was […]

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AA Real Estate goes to the CAPE!! (And Tips on Investigating a New Market)

Boston, Deal, Investing, Rehab on November 20th, 2014 Comments Off on AA Real Estate goes to the CAPE!! (And Tips on Investigating a New Market)

So what happens when you’ve got 9 – literally, NINE – deals above your head, like spinning plates, that even after 6 months just won’t CLOSE??   We’ve had a slow Summer and Fall season, with a lot of deals coming in from our agent relationships and wholesaler students… but since we’re in the business […]