Archive for September, 2011

What's Happening at Atlanta REIADon’t forget, due to the Labor Day Holiday, we have scheduled our next Atlanta REIA Main Meeting for Monday, September 12 at 5:30 PM at the Atlanta Perimeter Hotel & Suites located at 111 Perimeter Center West (map). Our special guest speaker will be Bob Massey who will be teaching us how to get and close more short sale deals using the assistance of Realtors along with professional short sale negotiators. Also, the Super Smart Workshop & Webcast is Tuesday Night and we have serveral exciting subgroup meetings this week. Read More→

Atlanta REIA Main Meeting
& Vendor Trade Show
Monday, September 12, 2011 @ 5:30 PM
Atlanta Perimeter Hotel & Suites @ 111 Perimeter Center W
Members Can Bring a Guest at No Charge this Month!
Unaccompanied Guests Can Attend for Only $10
“How to Make Big Profits in Short Sales with a Real Estate Agents Help!”
with Special Guest, Bob Massey

Bob MasseyYou’ve all heard that Short Sales can be a goldmine, right? Absolutely! But, like all goldmines there can be pitfalls and obstacles along the way. Two major hurdles you must overcome when dealing with short sales is 1) the negotiation process and 2) the real estate agents involved in the sale. Would you like to know how to get over the short sale hurdles that get in most people’s way and prevent them from making huge profits?

If you said YES, please join us on September 12th and Georgia real estate expert, Bob Massey, will spend 90 minutes teaching you how to jump over the hurdles so you can get to the profits you deserve. This will change your investing career and enable you to take advantage of all the short sales that are currently flooding the Atlanta real estate market. Once you learn the secrets, you’ll have the keys to short sale success. It’s not rocket science and really does work. Read More→


Michael VazquezOn September 1st, 2011, we did a special Real Estate Business Opportunities Webcast with property acquisition expert, Michael Vasquez of Networth Realty Atlanta. Networth Realty is a full service real estate brokerage that caters exclusively to the real estate investor, both full timers and beginners alike, by providing high quality deals at wholesale prices while offering a unique one-on-one investing experience with FREE mentorship included if needed.  On the webcast, Michael talked about:

  • Finding the best, high quality deals for whatever investment strategy suits you
  • Funding sources and providing consultation for the best option for your situation
  • Fixing – prequalified contractors that do quality work and investor pricing
  • Future – free strategic planing to execute exit strategy, flat fee listings as low as $99, and property management also available

Please watch the webcast replay below if you’re interested in having Networth Realty find you your next investment property. Read More→


Home Prices Are Up, But…

Posted on September 1, 2011 by

Home Prices UpThe Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price index shows prices increased in June from May in 19 of the 20 cities tracked. A separate figure shows prices rose 3.6% in the April-June quarter from the previous quarter. Those numbers are not adjusted for seasonal factors. Over the past 12 months, home prices have declined in all 20 cities after adjusting for seasonal factors. Chicago, Minneapolis Washington and Boston posted the biggest monthly increases. Metro areas hit hardest by the housing crisis, including Las Vegas and Phoenix, reported small seasonal increases.

Despite the uptick, the numbers contain “really no hope of any kind of surge,” David Blitzer, S&P Index Chairman David Blitzer said. “None of the fundamentals look that good,” he said.” People still have difficulty getting mortgage loans; they still have difficulty in refinancing. The banks got a lot tougher and haven’t gotten any easier no matter how you measure.” Blitzer said the housing market is taking on a regional perspective, with the Sun Belt continuing to languish and other areas of the country stabilizing. “You have to look much more into details,” he said. “You’ll some good times here and there but it’s a thin river of hope overall.” Read More→