Chelmsford Rehab Chronicles – Part 3 of the Hoarder House

Investing on December 17th, 2012 No Comments

In this video, we are more than half way done with the rehab.  Hurricane Sandy hit New England and has set the landscaping back a bit.  Take a look at the progress! Stay tuned for the final installment of the Chelmsford Rehab Chronicles where the previous owner stops by to see the finished product.   […]

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Chelmsford Rehab Chronicles – Part 2 of the Hoarder House

Investing on November 23rd, 2012 No Comments

So, far we’re a couple weeks into the job. All the stuff has been cleared out, walls have been opened, doorways widened, new bathroom has been framed, and everything else is in full swing. Take a walk through with Nick, Jen the Insurance Chick, and Julia… Enjoy!

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Chelmsford Rehab Chronicles – Part 1 of the Hoarder House

Investing on November 6th, 2012 No Comments

It’s Back!! The Rehab Chronicles have returned after a short break. This 4-part video series takes you through the rehab of our recent project in Chelmsford, MA. Groton Rd is a relatively straight-forward rehab–aside from the fact that it was completely filled with STUFF when we purchased it.  This house is our feel-good rehab of […]

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Oct 31st: “Sharpening Your Rehab Estimates” at South Shore REIA

Seminars on October 22nd, 2012 No Comments

REHABBERS… Make accurate offers with confidence! WHOLESALERS… Get your deals sold without having to go back to your sellers! PROPERTY OWNERS… Protect your cashflow! Whether you are a rehabber, wholesaler, or property owner, your repair estimate can make or break a deal.  Performing due diligence and finding accurate rehab costs are vital to your analysis process. Next Wednesday, […]

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The 2 Levels of Rehab Estimation – “Quick & Dirty” and the Detailed Estimate

Investing on October 5th, 2012 No Comments

“How do I know how much rehab this one is going to take?” New rehabbers and wholesalers are always asking this question.  They say, “I’ve already got my ARV.  Alas, if only I had this one number down, I’d be able to formulate my max offer…and could then submit it with confidence!” This was probably […]

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How to Estimate Rehab in Under 10 Minutes

Investing on October 4th, 2012 No Comments

I call this the “Quick & Dirty” Analysis It is done before you submit the offer.  If you’re one of those that submits offers FIRST and figures it out later (a dangerous strategy, at times), you’d do the quick analysis after there’s a counter or interest is shown in your offer by the seller. When […]

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How to do Detailed Rehab Estimate a Contractor Can Work With

Investing on October 4th, 2012 No Comments

In the last blog post, you learned how to conservatively do a Quick & Dirty Rehab Estimate in under 10 minutes. This gives you an idea of the rehab so you can put in an offer. Once your offer has been accepted, the next step is a detailed scope of work on the property. When done […]

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First Rehab Road Trip was a Hit!

Seminars on April 25th, 2012 No Comments

This past Saturday, we held AARE Mentor’s first Rehab Road Trip, and I am happy to report that it was a success! Unlike the Wholesaling for Profit workshops, where we were able to accommodate 25 people, this Road Trip was limited to only 10 students.   Highlights from the Road Trip The day started off with […]

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Part 1 of The Rehab Chronicles: Bedford, NH

Investing on April 17th, 2012 1 Comment

Within the past couple years, the Rehab Chronicles video series has featured properties all over Greater Boston, but never before have we pioneered into the northern territory commonly known as “New Hampshire.” This house is crazy awesome… 4,225 sqft, 4 Bed/3.5 Bath, 3 Car Garage.   Not only is it huge, it’s also quite the […]

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Sign Up for the Rehab Road Trip!

Seminars on April 9th, 2012 1 Comment

All-Day Intensive Workshop  8.5 HOURS of Pure Rehab Analysis…Prepare to get your hands dirty! Ever wish you could just walk into a property and know exactly the work needed? And more importantly, know instantly how much the rehab will cost? Whether you are a Rehabber, Wholesaler, or Property Owner, an accurate repair estimate can make or break […]

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