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Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance - Atlanta REIAAtlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance (Atlanta REIA) is an Atlanta Georgia Real Estate Investors Association for real estate investors, real estate entrepreneurs and other real estate professionals who invest in Atlanta real estate for fun and profit and are dedicated to the highest level of professionalism and integrity.

Atlanta REIA’s mission is to help ensure our members real estate success by providing affordable, quality real estate investing education, frequent, fun real estate networking opportunities and community outreach programs to build, renovate and repair homes for needy Atlanta families and improve our local community.

If you are an Atlanta real estate investor or want to learn more about real estate investing, read more about our Silver and Gold Charter Membership Packages and be sure to attend any of our regularly scheduled meetings, networking events, webcasts, and workshops on our Atlanta REIA Calendar below. Also, be sure to read our 12 Tips on How to Get Involved with Atlanta REIA.

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Thur, May 21st @ 6PM – Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Intown Investors Club
Buy, Sell, Trade, Network, Q&A
This Group is All About Doing Deals!
May 21st, 6PM at Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Bring Your Deals, Biz Cards & Flyers
Atlanta REIA Members & Non-Members Welcome!
We will be meeting in the Cellar this month

Atlanta REIA Membes Please RSVP on Meetup.com
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if you have a meetup account. Non-Members can attend at No Charge.

Atlanta Intown Investors ClubThe Atlanta Intown Investors Club is a new Atlanta REIA Subgroup led by Dustin Griffin and Maggie Groholski that meets on Thursday, May 21st at 6PM at the Wrecking Bar BrewPub in Atlanta, GA. Our mission and focus is to provide an open forum for real estate investors and industry professionals to network and have direct access to hot real estate deals. The format for this meeting is totally member-centric. It’s content and value is derived from our members and guests actively participating and networking with each other during the meeting.

Wrecking Bar BrewpubThis meting is all about transacting and doing deals. You will have the opportunity to pitch your properties, products, and services; voice your real estate haves and wants; and participate in open discussions of real estate questions and concerns. We will not be pitching products from the front of the room. We will strive to remain a forum for investors to do deals and learn and seek advice from your peers and trusted industry professionals. The more you attend and participate, the more deals you’ll do and, the smarter we all become.

Wrecking Bar BrewpubMeetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6PM – 9PM in the Cellar of the Wrecking Bar BrewPub located at 292 Moreland Ave NE in Atlanta, GA. Dinner will be available to order as well as a wide variety of beers and cocktails. Join us for the meeting as well as dinner to support the brewpub. Stop by the valet station for FREE Valet Parking or FREE Parking Passes to park across the street

5 Days & 4 Nights in CancunWIN A 4 NIGHT STAY IN CANCUN: All participants who attend the Intown Meeting will have a chance to win a *Complimentary 5 Day, 4 Night Stay in Cancun! *You must be present at the meeting to win. The Giveaway does not include dining, transportation, airfare, transfers, taxes, upgrades, etc.

Late Nite Networking After Intown Meeting

Late Nite NetworkingAfter the conclusion of our Atlanta Intown Investors Club Meeting, we will be hanging out a the at the Wrecking Bar Brewpub for “Late Nite Networking” to socialize and build stronger relationships. So come and join us for the Atlanta Intown Meeting and be prepared to stay late and network and have fun with like minded real estate investors, marketers and other professionals late into the evening!

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The Profit Newsletter - May 2015The May 2015 Edition of The Profit Newsletter is available for download just in time for our Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on May 4th. There are 44 pages of valuable information this month for your real estate investing success. Download it and check it out! The Profit is Atlanta REIA’s digital, interactive newsletter for serious real estate investors delivered as an Adobe PDF file to read on your PC, Mac, Smart Phone, iPad or other mobile ready devices. Many of the articles and ads in The Profit contain many hyperlinks you can click to get more information online! The high res version of The Profit is “print ready” for those who want to print the newsletter on their home or business printer. Be sure to Subscribe to The Profit by Email or Subscribe to The Profit by Text so you don’t miss a single issue.

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Tue, May 19th @ Noon in Decatur, GA
The Onsite Renovation Group
Meets Tuesday, May 19th at NOON
2010 Delphine Drive, Decatur, GA

Atlanta REIA Members & Guests Please RSVP on Meetup.com
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if you have a meetup account. Non-Members can attend at No Charge.

Onsite Renovation GroupThis Month, on Tuesday, May 19th at NOON, the Onsite group will again meet at a property that Craftbuilt owns, 2010 Delphine Drive in Decatur. We have added a bedroom and bath on the front of the house where the porch was. The kitchen has been moved from the front of the house to where there was a bedroom. If you were present at the previous meetings at this house, you will be amazed at the transformation. We are finished with the project. If you did not see the house before, come and hear about what we have done here. The house will be going on the market very soon so this is the last chance to see the finished product. Join us for networking and education. Bring your questions about renovations and construction or any aspect of residential investing.

Aaron McGinnisThe Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG), led by Aaron McGinnis of Craftbuilt Properties, is an educational and networking group that focuses on the acquisition, renovation and retail resale (fix and flip) of single family residential homes inside the I-285 perimeter and the in-town neighborhoods. The purpose of this group is to allow both new and experienced rehabbers and investors to meet, network and share knowledge and experience with “hands on” access to real property. The Onsite Renovation Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday each month at NOON at an active renovation site, build site or rental property which will vary from month to month. There is currently no charge to attend this meeting.

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Tue, May 19th @ 7:00PM in Sandy Springs, GA
Atlanta Wholesalers Group
The Legal and Permissible World of Wholesaling
with Special Guest, Jonathan Lyman
May 19th, 7PM, Hudson Grille
6317 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs, GA

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if you have a meetup account. Non-Members can attend at No Charge.

Jonathan LymanHow do I do this deal…..?

A common, yet simple question. Wholesalers get taught to assign everything but reality has a way of requiring a little more effort for varying types of deals. On top of that, there are all kinds of ‘details’ that come up which tend to complicate the simplest of things. Have you been there? I know I sure have.

Jonathan Lyman of Halperin Lyman, LLC will share with us at this meeting all about the legal aspects of wholesaling. Things such as…

  • What CAN you do?
  • What CAN’T you do?
  • How to handle transactional funding
  • Different ways to close
  • How lenders fit in, whether private, hard or traditional
  • Why your attorney can’t get you an answer on title in Georgia in less than 24 hours in nearly any situation
  • How to work with multiple attorneys on one deal
  • And so much more!

This will be a very detailed and information packed meetup! Every time I go to a legal meeting, I learn something new and you will learn a ton too from Jonathan. Make sure to bring your notepad, questions and let’s be the best we can be with this ever too critical part of our business.

My name is Frank Iglesias. Come join us on Tuesday, May 19th at 7PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs as we network, do what is now our standard deal analysis at every meeting and then we will dive into our topic for the evening!

Atlanta Wholesalers GroupThis Atlanta Wholesalers group is primarily for wholesalers who are serious about the business and not just “trying” Real Estate out. Frank started this group to work with other wholesalers who are serious about building their business using the utmost of honesty and integrity. We are looking forward to exploring how we can grow together in our local market. We hope you will join us!

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Atlanta REIA North Meeting
How to Avoid Dealing With Tenants and Toilets
with Cheryl Nydam
May 20th, 6:30PM
1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA

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Cheryl NydamThis month at Atlanta REIA North, come learn how to take the hassle out of property management with our special guest speaker Cheryl Nydam from National Tenant Network. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20th at 6:30PM located at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA. . At the meeting, Cheryl will be teaching us about the tenant selection process and how that alone can help you keep those checks coming in each month.

Come out and listen to Cheryl as she teaches us about their tenant selection process. Finding and pre-screening your tenants is key to operating a successful rental business. Cheryl will tell us what questions we need to ask when screening our tenants as well as what to watch out for. You may or may not be ready to utilize the services that National Tenant Network can provide, but everyone will most definitely benefit from learning the best way to screen for tenants and Cheryl will also be available to answer any questions you might have about the rental market or property management.

National Tenant Network – Atlanta, opened in 1994 and works with over 4,000 clients who own or manage rental units throughout the state of Georgia. Their clients include individual owners, realtors, apartment communities and management companies. They are experienced in handling all types of rental housing, including market rate, assisted, tax credit, student and public housing.

The Atlanta REIA North meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA. Atlanta REIA members can attend this meeting for FREE and guests and non-members can pay just $10 at the door OR pre-register online for only $5! Plan to get there early at 6PM to eat and network before the meeting begins. There will be lots of learning and lots of networking. Bring your deals and your haves, wants and needs to the event.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

Late Nite Networking After North Meeting

Late Nite NetworkingAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA North Meeting (after 9:30PM), we will be reconvening at the Tannery Row Ale House located at 554 W Main St in historic downtown Buford, GA for the “Meeting after the Meeting”. We may arrive late if the Atlanta REIA North Meeting runs late. So please come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night!

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Mon, May 18th @ 6:30PM in Sandy Springs, GA
The Beginning Investors Group
Getting Started (or Started Again) in Real Estate Investing
with Special Guest, Bill Cook

Members Attend for FREE and Guests for $15 Online or Pay $20 at the Door.
Guests can join Atlanta REIA for Only $100/year and Attend for FREE!

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Bill CookThis month at the Beginning Investors Group (BIG), we are excited to have our good friend and local real estate investing expert, Bill Cook, as our special guest speaker. Bill is going to share with us the fundamentals of how to get started in real estate. The meeting will take place on Monday, May 18th at 6:30PM at Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs.

Are you just starting out in real estate and don’t know what to do first? Have you done real estate deals before but maybe took a break for a while and are just stepping back into the game? Has your head been spinning with trying to figure out where to get started? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then you NEED to be at this month’s BIG meeting to learn from an expert how to get started.

Bill will be teaching…

  • What to do first to get started investing
  • What to focus on when starting up your business
  • How to find sellers
  • How to put houses under contract
  • How to get contracted houses sold or rented
  • And much, much, more!

Door Knocking Field Trip with Bill CookBill Cook is regarded as one of the most experienced real estate investors in the country. Bill and his wife, Kim, have been investing in real estate since 1995. Together, they have accumulated a portfolio that includes many single-family homes, mobile homes, and a small mobile home park. Since 1997, Bill and Kim have taught people how to successfully invest in real estate and continue doing so each and every day.

This will be a great meeting for learning where to get started with your real estate investing career. Come check it out for lots of learning and networking to meet other like-minded individuals. It will be a great time. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

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Late Nite Networking After BIG Meeting

Hudson GrilleAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA BIG Meeting (after 9:00PM), we will be hanging out at the Hudson Grille for Late Nite Networking also known as the “Meeting After the Meeting”. Stick around, have some dessert, a drink, network and have fun with like-minded investors and real estate professionals as we hang out late into the night!

Event Agenda*
6:30 pm: Networking, Haves and Wants & Introductions
7:00 pm: Information & Upcoming Events
7:30 pm: Prizes and Giveaways
7:35 pm: Main Presentation with Special Guest Speaker, Bill Cook
9:05 pm: Closing Comments & Late Nite Networking

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

If you become an Atlanta REIA member before midnight, May 17th, you may attend this BIG Meeting at no charge as well as other great Atlanta REIA Meetings, plus get great discounts on other Atlanta REIA Workshops.

About the Beginning Investors Group (BIG)

Beginning Investors GroupBIG is an educational and networking special interest group, hosted by Dustin Griffin for new investors who are just getting started in real estate investing as well as “new again” real estate investors who’ve taken a few years off and are looking to start investing again. The entire purpose of this group is to educate and inspire new investors working on their “first deal” and help new again investors get their “next deal”. Please join us on the 3rd Monday of each month at Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs.

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Mon, May 11th @ 7:00PM – Hudson Grille, Sandy Springs, GA
All Inclusive Marketing (AIM) Group
Does Direct Mail Marketing Still Work?
with Rateb “Rock” Shukoor
May 11th, 7:00PM, Hudson Grille, Sandy Springs, GA

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Rock ShukoorOur next All Inclusive Marketing (AIM) Group Meeting is Monday, May 11th at 7:00PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs. There is no charge for this meeting for Atlanta REIA Members. Guests and Non-Members can pay $20.00 at the door or RSVP Online for $15.00.

I, Rock Shukoor, am excited to be speaking this month at AIM and sharing my experience with Direct Mail. It has been one of my biggest strengths and I am very proud of the results I have produced over the years from most of my campaigns. I will show you some examples of what you can do to get a very high response rate with your direct mail campaigns. I have had up to a 13% response rate from my pre-foreclosure campaigns.

I will explain the entire process to you from start to finish. I will make sure to share those small, but vital details and bring samples from some of my most successful campaigns. Best of all, I will share with you how to automate the whole process so you won’t have to spend your valuable time doing any of it.

You will learn about…

  • Yellow letters and how to automate them
  • What to do to ensure your mail piece gets opened
  • How to cut trough the clutter
  • How to stand out and beat your competition
  • How to get up to 13% response rate
  • What bonuses to offer
  • What to do to make your phone ring after the mail is opened
  • What market to choose
  • How many pieces of mail to send out per person
  • What is the magic number in direct mail
  • Where to get the list from
  • And much, much more

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EARLY BIRD BONUS: I love to reward and be around action takers. In my opinion, you are an action taker just by attending this event. I also love people who take action early! As a special bonus this month for all “early birds,” I am offering the following:

Rock's Book

  1. A digital copy of my book, “Extraordinary Results by Ordinary Investors”
  2. A trip for 2
  3. Marketing audit of your business or consulting, $250 value to everyone

This is a must attend event! We will meet at our usual location at the Hudson Grille at 7:00PM and be there until 9:00PM and then hang out and have our Late Nite Networking. I look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

Late Nite Networking After AIM Meeting

Late Nite NetworkingAfter the conclusion of our All Inclusive Marketing Meeting, we will be hanging out at the Hudson Grille for “Late Nite Networking” to socialize and build stronger bonds. So come and join us for the AIM Meeting and be prepared to stay late and network and have fun with like minded real estate investors, marketers and other professionals late into the evening!

About the All Inclusive Marketing (AIM) Group

All Inclusive MarketingThe Atlanta REIA All Inclusive Marketing (AIM) Group (formerly known as the “I Love Marketing” group) is a new networking and educational meeting led by Rock Shukoor and Dustin Griffin for like-minded real estate investors and small business owners who enjoy marketing and are interested in taking their business to the next level through creative marketing techniques.

AIM is for people who want to get together, learn and discuss marketing challenges, strategies and opportunities. Although many of the examples we cover at the meetings will be geared towards real estate investors, the techniques and strategies learned can easily be applied to any business. AIM meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs.

AIM Meeting Agenda*
6:30PM: Arrival, Seating, Ordering Food & Networking
7:00PM: Welcome, Introductions & Announcements
7:30PM: Main Presentation with Rock Shukoor
8:30PM: Meeting Wrap Up
9:00PM: Late Nite Networking for Real Estate Investors & Marketers

*Please Note: AIM Meeting agenda is subject to change.

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Wed, May 6th @ 6PM – College Park, GA
Atlanta REIA South &
The Multi-Family Investing Group
Focus on the Deal, Focus on the Details
with Attorney Robert “Bob” Witcher
May 6th at 6PM, 3707 Main Street, College Park, GA

Robert WitcherWe are pleased to announce that Attorney Robert “Bob” Witcher will be our special guest speaker this month at the Atlanta REIA South monthly meeting. The meeting will be co-hosted with the Multi-Family Commercial Investing Group and will be held on Wednesday, May 6th at 6PM at Club E Atlanta located at 3707 Main Street in College Park, GA. Bob will be teaching us about understanding the details that can make you money vs details that can cost you money.

As a real estate attorney, Bob has just about seen it all. He knows the ins and outs of what it takes to make a successful real estate transaction happen. Even the most seasoned investor can get comfortable with real estate transactions and may get sloppy with the details from time to time, which in turn can hurt your wallet.

Even if you have been around the closing table a few times, you won’t want to miss Bob as he shares examples of events that he sees in his practice on a regular basis. He will share with you some obvious, avoidable mistakes that he has seen made by newer and experienced investors alike.

Wouldn’t you rather learn from others mistakes instead of making them yourself and collecting smaller checks? If you will be just a little more precise with the details that Bob will teach you about, you will be able to walk away from the closing table with LARGER checks!

This presentation will be equally great for beginning and experienced investors. This will also be a great opportunity for investor who have only worked with Single Family Residences to get a glimpse at the exciting world of Multi-Family and Commercial Investing.

At the meeting you will learn…

  • Details that can derail or delay a closing
  • Why you should read the schedules in the title policy
  • Common mistakes that can cost you dearly
  • What happens to a tenant in a foreclosure
  • How a good attorney can protect your interests and make you more money
  • And Much, Much More!

Bob Witcher is a seasoned attorney with a long standing client base of investors and private lenders. Over the years, Bob has represented clients in a wide variety of situations impacting investors. His presentation “Focus on the Deal, Focus on the Details” will draw from his real world experiences working with investors on a daily basis.

The Atlanta REIA South monthly meeting, led by Reggie Jackson and Gordon Catts, is held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6PM at Club E Atlanta located at 3707 Main Street, College Park, GA.

The Multi Family Investing Focus Group Meeting, led by Carla Gamper and Gordon Catts has NEW Date, Time and Meeting location. The group will be meeting on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6PM at Club E Atlanta located at 3707 Main Street, College Park, GA.

There is currently a $15 cover charge for everyone who attends the meeting which is payable at the door and includes a light meal. Get there at 6:00PM to eat and network before the meeting begins. There will be lots of learning and lots of networking. Make sure to bring your deals and your haves, wants, and needs to the meeting. See you there!

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Thu, May 7th @ 1:30 PM in Sandy Springs, GA
Haves & Wants Weekly Meeting
Hosted by Joe Thompson

Joe ThompsonHaves and Wants is a weekly investor networking and deal making lunch meeting hosted by Joe Thompson and held every Thursday at 5 Seasons Brewing at the Prado from 1:30 PM till approximately 3:00 PM. This group has been meeting for over 6 years and is all about networking, sharing information, doing deals and making money right now. Be sure to bring lots of your business cards and flyers and be prepared to promote your business and/or your haves, wants and deals with our group. If you are a real estate player or want to be, this is one weekly meeting you don’t want to miss!

5 Seasons Brewing5 Seasons Brewing is located at 5600 Roswell Rd (map) inside the Perimeter at the “Prado” in Sandy Springs. The all natural, organic food at the 5 Seasons is excellent and the hand-crafted beer is even better! Come out and eat, drink, network and share your deals with us! There is no charge to attend this meeting for Atlanta REIA Members or guests. Please come early and stay late. We would love to have you!

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Marketing has changed dramatically since those days. It is no longer good enough to be “found on Google.” Your competitors are there too. Today, more than ever, people have a choice of who they choose to do business with and they want to do business with the LEADER or Authority in their field.

If you have a serious legal issue, you want the BEST Attorney that money can buy. If you are selling your home, you do not want just anybody selling your home.

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