Archive for October, 2016
& Vendor Trade Show
Atlanta REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge. This month,
Guests Can RSVP Online Now for $20 or Pay $25 at the Door.
The real estate market is on fire right now. There are so many money making opportunities right around every corner. Do you know this but don’t know where to get started to claim your profits? Have you already gotten started but need an extra bump to kick things into higher gear? Don’t sit back and watch all your friends get rich flipping houses. Get in on the action and get your house flipping business making the money that you deserve.
Don’t miss the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on Thursday, November 7th at 6PM, where our special guest speaker, Don DeRosa, will be teaching all about rehabbing houses for massive profits. The meeting will take place at the Doubletree Hotel Roswell located at 1075 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA.
During his presentation, Don will teach you all about…
- Where to get started
- How to get the biggest “bang for your buck”
- How to evaluate deals based on repair costs
- How to find and manage good contractors
- How to protect yourself from being taken advantage of
- How much rehab you should do to a house
- How to evaluate what repairs to be done
- And much, much, more!
About Don DeRosa
Don is a seasoned investor who has completed many of his own profitable rehabs. Don is also a mentor and has taught many other investor how to successfully complete their own. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to get your house flipping business up and going quickly. You will learn a great deal of information about the entire rehab process.
As always, Atlanta REIA Members can attend the event at no charge and Non-Members can Register Online for $20 or pay $25.00 at the door. Be sure to bring your business cards and flyers and join us for an evening of real estate deals, vendors, networking, education and fun! See you there!
*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.
with Don DeRosa
Are you spending money on marketing and not getting any deals? Are you able to take any lead and make a deal out of it? Do you know how to make multiple offers that actually get accepted? Are you using technology to your advantage? If the answer is “NO” to these questions then you MUST attend this subgroup meeting.
Would you like to learn how to structure deals so you can buy houses with little or none of your own cash and none of your own credit? 15 hours a week… That’s all you need! Imagine… taking any seller lead and being able to create a winning deal out of it… Making thousands of dollars where you thought there were none. No more wasted marketing dollars. No more wasted phone calls. No more wasted time.
Join Don DeRosa at the High Tech Home Buying Creative Deal Structuring Subgroup on Monday, November 7th from 5PM to 6PM at the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting at the Doubletree where he will be teaching about a wide variety of topics each month. Don will teach you about the state-of-the-art tools and techniques you’ll use to evaluate deals and figure out how to make them work – so you can work less and spend more time where you want, when you want and with whom you want.
Some topics Don will be teaching about include:
- Using Apps on your iPad or other mobile device to evaluate deals on the go
- Creative Techniques such as Wrap Around Mortgages, Sandwich Lease Options, Subject-To, Seller Financing, and more
- How to be a transaction engineer.
- How to be a problem solver.
- And so much more…
Bring your deals and Don will walk through them step-by-step and he’ll show you how to easily evaluate the lead, determine your exit strategy, structure the deal, negotiate with the seller, and get the paperwork done in a snap.
Its an amazing time to be a real estate investor. Don’t look back 5 years from now and wish you had acted. Learn how to buy right… Learn to Make More and Work Less, Right Now!
At 5:00 PM in the Main Lobby, we have a Vendor Trade Show that lasts throughout the meeting where you can come out and meet many of our participating Business Members and Vendor Guests who help sponsor our meeting. See a full list of our vendors and sponsors below as they are added.
Vendor tables are limited, so any vendors wanting to reserve a table for the meeting can RSVP for a Vendor Table here. Vendor tables are reserved and setup on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Starting at 6:15 PM, Dustin Griffin kicks off the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting with updates and announcements. Dustin covers what’s happening at Atlanta REIA in the upcoming weeks and months such as upcoming workshops, webcasts, special events, members benefits and much more! Be sure to be in the main meeting room at 6:15 PM for your chance to be one of the first to receive a printed copy of The Profit Newsletter while supplies last.
At approximately 6:30 PM, Joe Thompson will be hosting the Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session which gives our members the opportunity to quickly market deals they HAVE and to find deals they WANT. We also give our business members the opportunity to get up and say a few words about their businesses. Members who want to participate in the Haves & Wants Marketing Session must bring your flyers and get to the meeting early to get on Joe’s list of participants.
OTP Tap & Grill on Holcomb Bridge Rd
After the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting, we will be reconvening at 9:30 PM at OTP Tap & Grill Roswell located at 1475 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA for the Late Nite Networking and the “Meeting-After-The-Meeting”! There is no charge for Atlanta REIA Members or guests to attend Late Nite Networking, so bring a friend and head on down to Late Nite Networking and have a cold brew with us! Just be sure you order food and beverages from the restaurant and please tip their wait staff generously. When you get there, be sure to look for Joe Thompson who will be leading our Late Nite Networking.
Secured Investment Lending – A licensed direct mortgage lender specializing in non-traditional hard money loans for non-owner occupied buy/fix sell properties or rental properties throughout the GA and FL. Read More>>
Advanta IRA Administration – With the help of your local Advanta IRA staff, use your IRA to invest in assets you know, understand and control, such as real estate, notes & mortgages, private placements, and much more! Read More>>
Auction.com – The nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, having sold over $34 billion in real estate assets. Auction.com’s mission is to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace, making transactions easier and more transparent. Read More >>
The Small Business Advisor – A full service small business consulting firm specializing in QuickBooks with a wide variety of specialized services, trainings and products for small businesses. Read More>>
Equitable Consulting – Investors, wether you have a short term or long term plan, “fix & flip” or “buy & hold”, individual units or entire portfolios, Equitable Consulting is your resource at every step. Read More >>
Commercial Realty Experts – Our Team utilizes the latest information technologies, market research, and business strategies to move real estate quickly, or satisfy your particular buying needs. Read More>>
Lima One Capital, LLC – A fully capitalized, direct lender for residential real estate investors and homebuilders. We are fully capitalized and our team prides itself on closing loans quickly for our clients. Read More>>
Financial Solutions Trust
Frank Iglesias – Working with Houses and VAs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Secrets Seasoned Investors Use to Maximize Profits On Every Deal
Watch the “BIG O” Webinar Replay
with Larry Harbolt
Have you ever wondered how successful investors are continually finding and doing profitable deal after deal? Did you ever ask yourself what seasoned investors look for and what they think about before they ever make an offer on any property? Have you ever thought about what makes a good deal and what is missing from the deals that you don’t want?
If you would like to get the answers to these questions and more, join us on the webinar we recorded live with Larry Harbolt on July 27, 2016 and he will teach you 6 secrets of how successful investors think through every deal they do and how they structure offers in multiple ways to buy any property. He will also show you why “CASH” isn’t always the best solution for every seller and why they may not want All CASH for their property.
You will learn:
- The Key Components of Every Successful Real Estate Transaction
- What Types of Properties Generate the Most Profit
- What Key Questions You MUST Ask Every Seller
- How to Overcome Your Fear of Talking to Sellers
- And Much, Much More!
New Investors, if you want to learn how to become a transaction engineer, be sure to watch this Beginning Investors Group Online Webinar Replay with Larry and learn how to structure deals like a real pro! Watch the Webinar Replay Now! Read More→
Generating Buyer & Seller Leads with Low Tech Guerilla Marketing Strategies & Techniques
A Live Webinar with Dustin Griffin
Oct 26th @ 7PM on GoToWebinar.com
No Charge to Attend Online for Members or Guests!
Register @ bigonline.atlantareia.com
As a new or “new again” investor, are you generating enough motivated buyer and seller leads each month to survive and thrive in today’s competitive real estate market? Are you generating at least 20-40 leads per month from your marketing efforts? If you’re not generating this many leads or more, you should join us for our next BIG Meeting to learn how to generate all the motivated buyer and seller leads you can handle.
Dustin Griffin will be speaking at BIG Online on Wednesday, October 26th at 7PM ET on many of the Guerilla Marketing Strategies and Techniques that he and other successful real estate investors use to generate a steady flow of leads for their real estate investing businesses. You will learn:
- What is Marketing vs Guerilla Marketing?
- How can one dominate their local market online and offline on a budget?
- Marketing in 7 Easy Steps
- Multiple ways to consistently market your business
- 5 Rules for Marketing
- And much more…
New Investors, DO NOT MISS THIS EVENT if you want to learn how to generate motivated buyer and seller leads! Join us and learn how you can generate all the leads you can handle with a little time, effort, creativity and a relatively low budget. Register now and join us on Wednesday, October 26th at 7:00 PM ET.
No Charge to Attend ONLINE for Members or Guests!
Atlanta REIA Members Attend for NO CHARGE and Guests for Only $5 at the Door.
Guests can join Atlanta REIA for Only $100/year and Attend for NO CHARGE!
Join us at the 5 Seasons Prado, 5600 Roswell Road Sandy Springs, GA 30342 on October 27th at 11:30am. Our group meets every month on the 4th Thursday at this location and time. At the end of each meeting Steve Brown and Bill Ham will tell about one big mistake they have made in their real estate carriers. We call this the “Gotcha” minute. Lear from our mistakes (and get some laughs too).
The Atlanta REIA Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate Group is an educational, networking and call to action subgroup, led by Steve Brown and Bill Ham that is designed to help real estate investors take their investments to the next level by successfully investing in commercial real estate. You will meet the experts and the behind the scenes players in the game of commercial real estate investing. Come join us and learn to invest in commercial real estate for fun and extreme profits.
The group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd (map). Please note that the Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate Group meets just prior to the Have’s and Wants Meeting which is from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM. So please come enjoy both of these back to back meetings and get the most out of your day!
with Attorney Fred Kross
The Beginning Investors Group (BIG) is an educational and networking group 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 get back in the game.
Each month we bring in local and national real estate experts to teach new investors how to survive and thrive in our ever changing economy and real estate market. The entire purpose of this group is to help new investors get their first deal and help new again investors get their next deal.
This month, Attorney Fred Kross will be our special guest and expert speaker on Monday, October 17th at 6:30PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA. At this meeting, Fred is going to take the mystery out of real estate closings and teach you have to have a smooth closing from start to finish whether you are buying or selling real estate!
Fred will cover:
- The closing process
- Contracts and paperwork
- Closing using Trusts
- Title searches
- Seasoning issues
- Settlement statements
- Dry closings
- Assignments and Double Closings
- Subject-To and other creative transactions
- Liens and other title issues
- And much more…
If you want to learn more about the closing process and how to make your closings go as smoothly as possible on all your deals, be to RSVP NOW and DO NOT MISS THIS EVENT!
Just so you know, over the years, Fred Kross has been a real estate
appraiser, a real estate agent and finally an attorney since 1998, so he really knows his stuff. In 2006, he opened his own firm and has been concentrating on real estate closings (residential and commercial, short sales, reo sales, investor transactions, owner financing), foreclosures, contracts, probate, and consumer bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and Chapter 13). Come join us at the meeting, get to know Fred better and consider adding him to your real estate investing dream team.
This is the one event you can’t afford to miss. Seating is limited!
After 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!
*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.
BIG 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.
Hands-On Learning “Onsite” at Real Renovation Projects
Tuesday, October 18th at NOON
4250 Antelope Lane, Snellville, GA
Please join us on Tuesday, October 18th at NOON for the Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG) to learn all about finding, funding, fixing, and flipping houses for big profits. This month’s meeting will be held at Don DeRosa’s property located at 4250 Antelope Lane, Snellville, GA. Come join us onsite and learn how Don will turn this house into a profitable deal! Rick Girgis, from Equitable Consulting, will also be there talking about different funding options for a project such as this.
The Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG), hosted by Don DeRosa and Dustin Griffin, is an educational and networking group that focuses on the acquisition, renovation and retail resale (fix and flip) of single family residential homes. The purpose of the 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. As always, there is no charge for Atlanta REIA members to attend. Guests pay only $20 at the door.
with Chris & Donna Littleton
October 18th, 6PM, Flat Creek Country Club
100 Flat Creek Rd, Peachtree City, GA 30290
Come Join Us for COMPLIMENTARY Appetizers!
The mission of the EPIC group is to provide a platform for success in Real Estate Investing through Education, Properties, Income, and a Community of like-minded investors. To be a place to Network and Learn the pathway to success in real estate investing through different monthly topics presented by experts inside the real estate industry.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 18th at 6PM at the Flat Creek Country Club located at 100 Flat Creek Rd, Peachtree City, GA. This will be a great opportunity for you to network with other like-minded investors and to learn about getting your foot in the door to big money with multifamily units.
You are sure to meet some great individuals and make lasting connections that will help propel your business in the right direction. We look forward to seeing you there!.
- 6:00PM: Networking, Haves and Wants & Introductions
- 7:00PM: Information, Upcoming Events & Market Update (Chris & Donna)
- 7:20PM: Main Presentation with Special Guest Speaker
- 8:30PM: Closing Comments & Last Minute Networking
Come Out on Tuesday, October 18th and every 3rd Tuesday of Each Month. You are sure to meet some great individuals and make lasting connections that will help propel your business in the right direction. We look forward to seeing you there!
Thursday October 20th at 1:30PM
5 Seasons Brewing, 5600 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs
Hosted by Joe Thompson
Haves 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 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!
This Group is All About Doing Deals!
October 20th, 6PM at Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Bring Your Deals, Biz Cards & Flyers
Atlanta REIA Members & Non-Members Welcome!
The Atlanta Intown Investors Club is a new Atlanta REIA Subgroup led by Maggie Groholski that meets on Thursday, October 20th 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.
This meeting 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.
Meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6PM – 9PM in the Cellar Room 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 COMPLEMENTARY Valet Parking or COMPLEMENTARY Parking Passes to park across the street
Wild Wild West Meeting
with Leslie Mathis
October 24th @ 6:30PM, Cherokee Cattle Company,
2710 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA
No Charge for Members. Guests Pay $10 at the Door.
The Atlanta REIA West Monthly Meeting is an Atlanta REIA Subchapter led by Leslie Mathis is held on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30pm at The Cherokee Cattle Company at 2710 Canton Rd. in Marietta. Atlanta REIA Members can attend for FREE and guests for $10.00.
Join us at 6:30 PM to eat and network before the meeting officially starts at 7:00 PM. Buying your own meal is optional but highly recommended and greatly appreciated since the Cherokee Cattle Company allows us to use their meeting room. There will be lots of learning and lots of networking. We’ll have door prizes, networking, learning, haves and wants, and as always, a great time! Remember to bring your have and wants flyers and business cards to the event. See you there!
*Please Note: West Meeting agenda is subject to change.
How to Create a $100,000
Business in 29 Days!
A 2 Day Boot Camp with Don DeRosa
Sat & Sun, November 19th & 20th, 9AM-6PM
NEW MEETING LOCATION
Baymont Inn & Suites, 1500 Market Blvd, Roswell, GA
Are you ready to take advantage of the rising real estate market and get in on the red hot house flipping scene? Are you thinking about flipping but don’t know how? Does the idea of renovating properties scare you to death? Don’t know where to start? If the answer to any of these questions is yes then you absolutely need to attend Don’s new two day renovation event.
Come see Don on November 19th & 20th at 9AM at the Baymont Inn & Suites, 1500 Market Blvd, Roswell, GA, where he will spend two full days teaching you how easy it actually is to Find ‘Em, Fix ‘Em, and Flip ‘Em. You will spend two full days learning the art of flipping houses. Don will show you a Step-by-step process to evaluate, avoid rookie mistakes and build a highly profitable fix and flip business.
- How to put together a solid flipping strategy
- The best methods for securing multiple types of funding
- How to evaluate properties, work with contractors and manage renovations
- How to Flip multiple houses at one time
- How to crunch numbers and evaluate high profit margins
- How to negotiate like a seasoned pro with Sellers, Lenders, Contractors and Buyers
- How to handle Legal and Tax Regulations
- How to choose the best marketing strategy that guarantees sales
- And much more…
Day Two (Field Trip):
- Field trip to Home Depot
- How to automate your renovation business using SKU based model
- Compare prices and learn basic costs of materials that will be used in every job
- What are the low, middle and high end products to use depending on your level of renovation
- Visit 3-4 actual houses and estimate repairs, discuss potential renovations and more
- First hand experience looking at real houses, using real numbers, and making real offers
Don will give you his manual practical tips with real life examples, easy to use systems and killer paperwork so you can tap into this exciting and potentially unlimited source of income. This will be one of the best, most affordable boot camps you’ve ever attended! So don’t miss it!
PLEASE NOTE: Location and schedule subject to change. Pricing is per person. No refunds 5 days prior to event. Register before early registration expires to save $100 off tuition.
The October 2016 Edition of The Profit Newsletter, the official newsletter of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance, is now available for download. There are 48 pages this month full of upcoming meetings, workshops, webcasts, educational articles and other valuable information for your real estate investing pleasure and 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.