Meet the Team

              MATTHEW AREL


Matthew Arel has been in the construction industry for over 22 years. Born and raised in Nashua, NH, he has strong ties to the local community and prides himself on giving the personal attention each project deserves. Graduated from Saint Anselms College in 1986.

Matthew and his wife Melissa have been married for over 21 years, live in Mason, NH, and have 5 wonderful children and 4 grandchildren. Matt enjoys traveling, scuba diving and finding new projects that challenge him.

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Matthew Arel

Founder & CEO

               MELISSA AREL


Melissa was born and raised in NH. She is an experienced Realtor for Parrinello Real Estate and licensed in both MA and NH. Melissa loves working one on one with people to completely understand what they are looking for in a home to enhance their lives and prides herself on attention to detail.

She is a Stepmother to 4 amazing men, 2 beautiful daughter in laws, Mother of an incredible daughter and Grandmother to 4 Wonderful Grandchildren. She enjoys gardening, working out, animals and spending time with loved ones. Melissa and Matt have been married for over 21 years and reside in Mason NH.

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Melissa Arel

Licensed NH/MA Realtor/Vice President


Christine Fiore

Administrative Director


                  BBH Greeter

Birch is a beautiful husky pup! His dad, Kevin, has left him in charge of security here at Better Built Homes. In his free time, he enjoys napping, playing with friends, and eating any food that he can find. If you ever come say hello, Birch will be sure to greet you with a friendly tail wag!


Security Officer

Tessie is a little Gruff at First... Once she decides she approves of you, its all snuggles and joy. She keeps the office safe, loves chew toys, belly rubs and long walks anywhere.