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Capital Equity Partners, LLC is a leader of real estate solutions in Eastern Massachusetts.

With our backgrounds as licensed real estate and mortgage financing professionals, Capital Equity Partners, LLC is your number one choice for solving tough real estate problems, as well as assisting you find the property of your dreams.

Capital Equity Partners, LLC uses it’s expertise and experience to answer any question and creatively solve any problem. We assist property owners that have a need to sell property, no matter the condition, location or situation.  Our experience in local real estate markets, lender negotiation and structured finance provide us the edge when it comes to helping you analyze your current situation, create a strategy to resolve your problem, and allowing you the freedom and happiness to move forward in your life.

Capital Equity Partners, LLC redevelops many single-family and multi-family properties throughout Eastern Massachusetts which help build stronger neighborhoods and create a more secure sense of community.  If you’re a buyer seeking a newly updated property, we not only are constantly redeveloping homes, but we are networked with the best residential rehabbers and investors in the area that also are updating yesterday’s homes, with today’s conveniences.

We specialize in:

  • Avoiding Foreclosure
  • Selling Your Property Without Paying Realtor Commissions
  • Title Issues
  • Houses In Need of Major Work
  • Probate Scenario’s
  • Vacant Properties
  • Over Leveraged Properties
  • REO (Bank Owned) Property
  • Short Sales
  • 1-4 Families
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Fire Damaged Properties
  • And Much More…

We also sell property through our traditional Real Estate Brokerage; Capital Residential Group, LLC.  Whether you’re looking for information on selling your property, or looking to buy anything from your first to you dream home, we have the experience, knowledge and expertise to service any real estate need you have.

At Capital Equity Partners, LLC, we treat everyone with the care and respect that we ourselves would expect to receive as a customer.  Many companies just don’t care anymore about service and people individually.  At Capital Equity Partners, LLC, we provide service, with a solution.  Give us a call today and find out for yourself, or contact us at


Andrew Schena

Andrew Schena
Principal Owner


Andrew brings an in-depth knowledge of real estate sales and financing, resulting from 10 years of experience in the real estate industry. Working for institutions that have taken him from here in Massachusetts to Arizona and Nevada, Andrew’s real estate career has been thorough and well rounded.

A graduate of Fortune Builders Mastery, a nationally recognized real estate investment educational company, Andrew also co-founded Capital Equity Partners, LLC (CEP) with John Collins. CEP is a real estate solutions company specializing in short sales, distressed properties, bankruptcy, probate/inheritance, and many other facets of real estate financing and investment.

Born in Cambridge and raised in Reading, Andrew graduated from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, in 1999 with a B.A. in Mass Communications and Broadcast Journalism. He has been married to his wife, Erin, for three years, and they have a 14-month-old baby girl, Madison.

Andrew’s experience, expertise and enthusiasm is a key factor as to why Capital Equity Partners, LLC, is Massachusetts premier real estate solutions company.


 John Collins

John Collins
Principal Owner



John J. Colins is a co-founder of Capital Residential Group, LLC (CRG) and the co-founder of Capital Investment & Loan LLC (CIL) one of the top mortgage brokerage offices in Boston. In addition, John is also the co-founder of Capital Equity Partners, LLC (CEP) – a real estate solutions company that specializes in Short Sales, Distressed properties, Bankruptcy, Probate/Inheritance and others. Mr. Collins has been active in the real estate market since 1998. He has also closed over 150 Million in purchase/refinance transaction during the last 3 years. John has also renovated and sold multiple properties in the last couple years with a 65% return on investment. Being born and raised in his hometown, he feels the his knowledge of the South Boston market is one his strongest attributes. John has two children Isabella and Johnny. He currently lives in Lynnfield with his wife Kristen.


In 1989 at the age of 16, John and 3 childhood friends formed a “boy band” that signed with East/West Atlantic Records. They went on to tour the Caribbean Islands, parts of Europe and small venues throughout the United States. After the sudden death of his close friend and boy band member, John decided to put a halt on his music career. Although TV was not his next choice, it fell in his lap.

John was casted in Boston for NBC’s Treasure Hunters along with 2 childhood friends and twins; Martin and Matthew Mullen. NBC dubbed the trio “Southie Boys” to show off their strong roots and South Boston ties. The Southie Boys battled for almost 2 months across the globe and finished in second place just shy of 1st place and the 3 Million dollar grand prize. Some videos can be seen here.

John will bring his passion, his drive to succeed and his energy to make Capital Equity Partners, LLC the top Real Estate solutions office in Massachusetts.

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