Aaron Chapman, Author at Think Realty | A Real Estate of Mind

Hot Housing Market Predictions

According to the research of my friend Marco Santarelli of Norada Real Estate Investments, as of April 2020, “There is probably no hotter market right now than Kansas City, Missouri.… more

Inflation and Investments

The last article discussed how inflation can benefit the properly leveraged real estate investor. Now, let’s go deeper. I lead into every conversation regarding the benefits of inflation by asking… more

Evaluating the Numbers

As described in the December 2019 article, I worked with Dr. John Abernathy, Accounting Professor at Kennesaw State University to create a tool to calculate how inflation impacts compound interest.… more

Evaluating the Numbers

I am often asked about what options we as a company offer to the real estate investor. What methods do I use to aid in the rapid success of the… more
Investor Voices

Great Thinkers

My goal is to provide the best information I have gathered since starting in the real estate finance industry in 1997. I have spent years personally working to improve my… more

Evaluating the Numbers

In the past few editions we touched on the mindset of the leveraged real estate investor and a method of evaluating an investment in two parts. Now, we land on… more
Investing Strategies

Top of Mind

One would think a crowd of hundreds would be the place where an opportunity for personal time doesn’t exist, but it seems the larger the crowd, the more alone one… more

Evaluating the Numbers

Last month’s article left you wondering about maintenance and vacancy and how that impacts the numbers discussed. If the investor as the CEO of their new real estate investment firm… more

Evaluating the Numbers

I am a very simple person and use basic principles in all facets of life and business. Wanting to find a more elementary way to evaluate I started looking at… more
Investing Strategies

Appraisals and the MLS

by Aaron Chapman and Marco Santarelli The world of real estate finance is riddled with varied forms of verification. Since taking someone at their word has been jeopardized by the… more