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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AA Real Estate Partners Events

Nick Guest on Entrust Webinar

Seminars on May 9th, 2012 No Comments

Yesterday afternoon, Nick Aalerud of AA Real Estate Partners and Jim Jones of Entrust held a webinar on using Self-Directed IRA’s to invest in real estate. Watch the entire recording play-back:   And don’t miss Jim tomorrow evening at the Eastern Mass REIA Meeing in Rockland, MA.  As the featured speaker, he will talk in about the […]

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How to Properly Set Goals / New Year 2012

Business on December 27th, 2011 No Comments

This was such a popular article last year, we decided to repost it this year. Hopefully you had a great Holiday! Having just returned to the office from a very well rested vacation to St. Lucia, I am taking the week between Christmas and New Years to get caught up, set goals and prepare for […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from AA Real Estate Group!!

Investing on November 22nd, 2011 No Comments

TURDUCKEN!!!  No, wait.  That’s not a real bird.  Ah, but it IS!  Google it, and ENJOY it… it’s divine. (I COULD have started by, “well, it’s that time of year again for…”, but I decided to play it differently.  Nice six!) At Thanksgiving, everyone gathers around to remember how grateful we are to our families, […]

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Ask Nick: Are LLC’s Necessary to Invest?

Business on November 9th, 2011 No Comments

Nick, What’s the purpose of the LLC?   Is it required legally?  Or is it okay to work on getting one while I first work on getting some deals under my belt? Good question! Your LLC is NOT legally required, but recommended… and no, you do NOT need it to start.  An LLC costs around $230 […]

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An Ineffective Contact Database

Investing on September 20th, 2011 Comments Off on An Ineffective Contact Database

If your network is your vital component, your contact database is how you maintain, organize, and grow your relationships. You need a place to organize your contacts and business cards in a way that is very organized and easy to access.  I cringe when I see a binder of cards tucked away in sleeves a […]

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Wholesalers: How to get the most of of Networking

Investing on September 16th, 2011 Comments Off on Wholesalers: How to get the most of of Networking

Networking is vital to your wholesaling business. You will need the following people: To help you find deals: Birddogs Investor-friendly agent Court clerks (eviction, probate, etc.) To help you negotiate deals Investor-friendly agent General contractor An attorney To buy your deals Rehabbers (as many as you can get!) Retail buyers You should always be networking, […]

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What are Successful Investors Doing that You Aren’t?

Business, Seminars on August 25th, 2010 Comments Off on What are Successful Investors Doing that You Aren’t?

Many real estate investors have been there before–that place where they have poured over courses, audio books, and manuals, and scoured the internet for seemingly endless bits of advice.  The only thing left to do is, well, deals. What they need is some action. Unfortunately, “Taking Action” has been so overused in this industry, it […]

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