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Wed, Sept 17th @ 6:30 PM in Buford, GA
Atlanta REIA North Meeting
Working with Contractors
& Overcoming Conflicts

with Barry Beers

Barry BeersProblems occurring with investors and their contractors often seems to be an everyday occurrence. Even the most experienced real estate investors run into these problems daily. At the Atlanta REIA North Meeting on Wednesday, September 17th 6:30PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, Georgia, Barry Beers will discuss many of these problems and any problems attendees may have had or are having now. From the smallest repairs to the largest remodeling job, conflict is an inherent part of the construction industry that must be overcome.

Barry says… “If you are a homeowner or real estate investor, sooner or later you will need a contractor or repair person. At least 3 out of 4 people who use a contractor will run into a problem. At this meeting you will learn how to prevent 80% of the common problems that occur and of the remaining 20% of the problems you will be better prepared to handle and take legal action if needed.”

Barry has been a real estate investor for over 30+ years and once led a large REIA group back in the 1990′s. He has been a General Business Consultant for over 30+ years and is currently completing his Masters Degree in Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University.

To learn more, come out and join us on Wednesday, September 17th at 6:30PM where you will learn how to work with contractors and how to overcome conflicts as they arise.

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

Taco MacLate Nite Networking: After the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA North Meeting (after 9:30 PM), we will be reconvening at the Mall of Georgia located at 3250 Woodward Crossing Blvd in Buford, GA for the “Meeting after the Meeting”. We may arrive late if the Atlanta REIA 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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Tue, September 16th @ Noon in Decatur, GA
Onsite Renovation Group
Meets Tuesday, September 16th at NOON
2010 Delphine Drive, Decatur, GA 30032

2010 Delphine Drive, Decatur, GA 30032This Month, on Tuesday, September 16th at NOON, the Onsite Renovation Group will once again meet at 2010 Delphine Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 which is a property that Craftbuilt purchased recently. Last month we saw the house before any work had been done to it and heard about the plans to bring it back to life. We are now deep into the demolition and framing phase of the work. The plans include adding a bedroom and bath on the front of the house where the porch was. The kitchen is being moved from the front of the house to where previously there was a bedroom. Many of the walls are being relocated for a more open flow throughout the house. Join us and hear what exit strategies will work in the neighborhood and what level of renovation will make sense as related to the after repaired value.

Onsite Renovation GroupThe Onsite Renovation Group, 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 of 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 these meeting.

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Download The Profit Newsletter for September 2014 (PDF)
The September 2014 Edition of
The Profit is Available for Download!

The Profit Newsletter - September 2014The September 2014 Edition of The Profit Newsletter is available for download just in time for our Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on September 8th. The Profit is an digital, interactive newsletter for new and seasoned real estate investors delivered as an Adobe PDF file to read on your PC, Mac, Smart Phone, iPad or other mobile ready devices with a PDF reader. Many of the articles and ads in The Profit contain many hyperlinks you can click or tap to visit websites, watch videos, listen to audios, download content, send emails, comment on articles, share socially and much more! The high res version of The Profit is “print ready” for those who want to print the newsletter on their home or business printer. Also, be sure to Subscribe to The Profit Here so you don’t miss a single monthly issue.

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Duncan Wierman’s Online Lead Finder
Version 3.3.08 Just Released (9/5/2014)

Duncan Wierman's Online Lead Finder SoftwarePLEASE NOTE: If you are an Atlanta REIA Member you can download the software for free by logging in to the Atlanta REIA Members Only Website and navigating to the Members Only Downloads & Bonuses. If you are a Gold Member, follow the instructions in the ReadMe.pdf file on how to activate the Unlimited Gold Edition at NO CHARGE (a $995 value!).

Duncan WiermanBe sure to come out and see Duncan on Monday, September 8th at the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting where he will be teaching us his “Extreme Online Lead Generation Techniques & Virtual Real Estate Investing Strategies” using this software and his other methods. Non-Members who attend the meeting can get a complimentary limited edition of the software as well.

“Discover the Software Tool That Tirelessly Works for You To Find HOT Leads and Create Massive Profits!”

Online Lead Finder SoftwareWe all know that you can’t do business without leads that you can turn into suspects, prospects, and paying customers. You need lots of leads to work in order to generate your sales, whether it’s real estate, Internet marketing, affiliate marketing, eBay, any other business.

Online Lead Finder provides leads fast! Here’s why you should use this software:

  • Cragislist, BackPage, Ebay Lead Search
  • Yellow Pages Scraper
  • Automated Twitter Marketing
  • Twitter Trends Demand Traffic
  • Facebook Lead Serve
  • Social Lead Detective
  • Google Maps Extractor
  • Yahoo Auto Answer Bot
  • Social Mail Hacker
  • Linked Lead Connect
  • Email Gunner

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Mon, Sept 15th @ 6:00 PM in Sandy Springs, GA
Beginning Investors Group
Is It a Deal or No Deal?!?
with Don DeRosa, Russ Hiner, Rock Shukoor, Gordon Catts & Dustin Griffin

Download Lead SheetMany beginning real estate investors are often thwarted by trying to determine if an investment opportunity is a “Deal” or “No Deal”. Some new investors jump on every potential deal that comes along because they are afraid to let one get away. Others can’t seem to “pull the trigger” on a deal because they’re afraid to make a mistake. All new investors face the same challenge: How do you know if you’re looking at a good deal or not?

First of all, what could be a good deal for one investor might not be for another. Establishing your personal buying goals and criteria will help eliminate “No Deals” from your consideration quickly. After that, it’s a matter of knowing how to “size up” a good deal by knowing what to measure and how to calculate your potential profits and expenses.

Don DeRosa, Russ Hiner, Rock Shukoor & Dustin Griffin

On Monday, September 15th at the Beginning Investors Group (BIG), we want you to Bring YOUR LEADS (Download Lead Sheet) where Don DeRosa, Russ Hiner, Rock Shukoor, Gordon Catts & Dustin Griffin will pre-screen and analyze them, construct a few potential offers, and call the Sellers and get you an appointment and/or make deals on the spot (time and noise permitting of course).

Click here to
Download Property Info / Lead Sheet
to Complete and Bring to BIG Meeting on Sept 15th

If you want to learn “The Art of Making a DEAL”, please RSVP for BIG, bring your smart phone, tablet, your leads and join us on Monday, September 15th at 6:00PM at Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd!

RSVP Now!

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

*Event Agenda
6:00 pm: Networking, Haves and Wants & Introductions
7:00 pm: Welcome and Announcements
7:30 pm: Is is a Deal or No Deal? Bring in Your Deals for Evaluation!
9:00 pm: Closing Comments & Late Nite Networking

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

Click to view Cruise VideoWIN A CRUISE: All participants who attend the BIG Meeting will entered into a drawing for a chance to win a *Complimentary 2 Day Cruise to the Bahamas with Caribbean Cruise Line! *You must be present at the meeting to win. The 2 day Cruise does not include port fees, transportation and taxes.

If you become an Atlanta REIA member before September 15th, you may attend this meeting and other Atlanta REIA Meetings at no charge, plus receive great discounts on other Atlanta REIA meetings and Workshops.

About the Beginning Investors Group (BIG)

BIG is an educational and networking special interest 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 start investing again. The entire purpose of this group is to educate and inspire new investors working on their “first deal” and to 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, September 8th at 5:00 PM in Atlanta, GA
Atlanta REIA – September 8th
Extreme Online Lead Generation
& Virtual Real Estate Investing
Forget Investing the Old Fashioned Way!
Let Technology do the Heavy Lifting!
with Duncan Wierman

Atlanta REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge. This month,
Guests Can RSVP Online Now for $20 or Pay $25 at the Door.

Duncan WiermanDo you need more motivated buyer and seller leads in order to do more profitable deals? If so, be sure to join us on Monday, September 8th at the Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting at the Salvation Army Building located at 2090 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 where our special guest speaker, Duncan Wierman, also known as “Mr. Lead Generation”, who is one of the nation’s foremost Marketing Strategists for real estate investors will teach you “Extreme Online Lead Generation & Virtual Real Estate Investing”!

Duncan is a full time investor in Greenville, South Carolina. His business revolves around automated systems so he can do less work and make more money. He has used internet marketing and automated internet systems for attracting buyers, sellers, and investors have allowed him to do over 300 deals a year without leaving his desk!

After doing real estate investing the hard way, Duncan finally swore to himself that he’d had enough. He then invested serious time and money into using systems that would pay off in less aggravation, more time, and more profits! He became an expert in finding motivated sellers, hungry buyers, and private lenders through the Internet.

Forget investing the old fashioned way. Let technology do the heavy lifting! At the meeting, Duncan will show you how to make HUGE profits in today’s real estate market by combining real estate investing knowledge with the power of the internet and technology!

RSVP Now!

You will learn…

  • How to earn unlimited income by working just 3-5 hours each week
  • Have motivated sellers and hungry buyers coming to YOU instead of spending hours and the people to buy them
  • Use the Internet as a tool that will do 93% of your work
  • Use the exclusive software that I’ve developed to effortlessly generate massive profits on every transaction
  • How to literally flip deals from seller to buyer in as little as 2 hours
  • Have hundreds of investor/buyers knocking on your door in as little as 2 weeks after you start using my system
  • How you can negotiate deals at home and in your spare time
  • How you can FLIP Foreclosures with NO credit, No money down, and NO risk to you or your personal finances
  • How you can flip a property ANYWHERE, even if that property is 2000 miles away
  • How you can run your entire business from your home computer VIRTUALLY!
  • And much, much more!

Internet Marketing Workshop on Sept 13th

And to teach you even more, Duncan will be back with us on Saturday, September 13th for a full day workshop on “How to Beat the Competition, Increase ROI and Do More Deals” to teach you more about Virtual Real Estate Investing and Extreme Online Lead Generation. Please join us for both dates to learn more about these exciting and profitable topics!

Duncan Wierman’s Online Lead Finder
Version 3.3.08 Just Released (9/5/2014)

Duncan Wierman's Online Lead Finder SoftwarePLEASE NOTE: If you are an Atlanta REIA Member you can download the software for free by logging in to the Atlanta REIA Members Only Website and navigating to the Members Only Downloads & Bonuses. If you are a Gold Member, follow the instructions in the ReadMe file on how to activate the Unlimited Gold Edition at NO CHARGE (a $995 value!).

*Meeting Day Agenda
4:00 pm: All Inclusive Marketing with Rock Shukoor – Green Room
5:00 pm: Vendor Trade Show & Networking – Main Lobby
6:10 pm: Updates & Announcements – Main Meeting Room
6:20 pm: Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session – Main Meeting Room
7:00 pm: Networking Break - Meeting Room & Lobby
7:20 pm: Vendor Door Prizes & Giveaways – Main Meeting Room
7:30 pm: Extreme Online Marketing with Duncan Wierman – Main Room
9:30 pm: Late Nite Networking – Famous Pub

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

4:00 PM in the Green Room
All Inclusive Marketing Group
Text Message Marketing
For Real Estate Investors

with Rock Shukoor

Rock ShukoorAt 4:00 PM in the Green Room, Rock Shukoor will be hosting a specially scheduled edition of the All Inclusive Marketing (AIM) Group as the “Meeting-Before-The-Meeting” where he will be showcasing his marketing skills once again and sharing the benefits and facts about Mobile Media Marketing, especially Text Marketing for real estate investors.

Here are a few topics and information he will cover:

  • Why mobile marketing
  • 80% of the US population carry cell phones
  • Over 5 billion cell phones worldwide
  • Over 500,000 cell phones sold per DAY
  • How to use text to stay in touch
  • How to use text to sell perishable inventory or items
  • How to send a text broad cast to thousands of people in minutes
  • And much, much more..

Rock's BookBONUSES FOR ATTENDING: Rock has some special bonuses for all those who show up early or on time: (1) a digital copy of his book, “Go Mobile Now or Die”, (2) a 30 point marketing audit of your business ($250 value), (3) a 30 minute coaching session with Rock Shukoor or Russ Hiner.

Rock will also be handing out after the Atlatna REIA Meeting for Late Nite Networking at Famous Pub to socialize and build a stronger bond.

5:00 PM in the Main Lobby
Monthly Vendor Trade Show

Dylon Ross with XfinityAt 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.

6:10 PM in the Main Meeting Room
What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA

Dustin GriffinStarting at 6:10 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 6PM for your chance to be one of the first to receive a printed copy of The Profit Newsletter while supplies last.

6:20 PM in the Main Meeting Room
Haves & Wants Marketing Session

Joe ThompsonAt approximately 6:20 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.

9:30 PM @ The Famous Pub, 2947 N Druid Hills Rd, Atlanta
Late Nite Networking at Famous Pub

Famous PubAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting, we will be reconvening at the Famous Pub located at 2947 N Druid Hills Road NE in Atlanta, GA (in the Toco Hills Shopping Center) at 9:30 PM for the All New Late Nite Networking and the “Meeting-After-The-Meeting”! The Famous Pub will be extending our members and guests food and beverage specials throughout the evening.

  • Do you love hanging out with other fun loving, like-minded real estate investors who love to talk about real estate investing and doing deals?
  • Do you want to work with fun, energetic people who are consistently doing deals?
  • Are you always looking for new contacts and resources to build your real estate dream team?
  • Do you ever have trouble putting together profitable deals and need help?
  • Are you constantly looking for new leads sources as well as home buyers and sellers?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you belong at Late Nite Networking! Whether you are brand new to real estate investing or have years of experienced, everyone benefits from Late Nite Networking. Come eat, drink, connect, and have fun with like-minded real estate entrepreneurs as we network late into the night!

There is no charge for Atlanta REIA Members or guests, so bring a friend and head on down to Late Nite Networking! Just be sure you order food and beverages from the pub and tip their wait staff generously.

Participating Meeting Vendors & Sponsors
Meeting Vendors & Sponsors

Networth Realty of Atlanta, LLCNetworth Realty of Atlanta, LLC – A licensed, full-service residential wholesale brokerage that specializes in finding quality wholesale properties and making them available to you. Read More>>

American IRAAmerican IRA – The American IRA mission is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self-directed retirement industry.
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The Small Business AdvisorThe 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>>

Lima One Capital, LLCLima 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>>

Advanta IRA AdministrationAdvanta 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>>

Craftbuilt, Inc.Craftbuilt, Inc. – We are a Metro Atlanta design-build construction firm specializing in whole-structure renovations, restorations, and new construction. No matter what the situation, we are up to the challenge! Read More>>

Solutions Realty NetworkSolutions Realty Network – Providing expert property management and investment services since 2003. You invest and we take care of the rest! We’re the solution to all your real estate needs. Read More>>

Halperin Lyman, LLCHalperin Lyman, LLC – A transactional real property law firm devoted to providing the full spectrum of non-litigation related real estate legal and consulting services to its clientele. Read More>>

Goldmine Properties, Inc.Goldmine Properties, Inc. – As Atlanta’s first full service real estate wholesaler, we offer wholesale property at 65% loan to value, with financing available. Purchase price and repairs are 65% of certified after repaired appraisal. Read More>>

CRS DataCRS Data – We offer comps from the MLS & FSBO’s, custom searches, property tax records, interactive maps, sales & mortgage info, real estate valuations, mailing lists & more. Read More>>

DirectBuy of AtlantaDirectBuy of Atlanta, Inc. – We are a private members-only buying club that gives you huge buying power by eliminating mark-up and the middleman, saving you thousands of dollars and up to 50% or more over retail and online sales prices. Read More>>

Law Office of Fred P. KrossLaw Office of Fred P. Kross – A law firm specializing residential and commercial real estate closings, short sales, foreclosures, REOs, owner financing, contracts, probate and bankruptcy.Read More>>

Commercial Realty ExpertsCommercial 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>>

Atlanta Carpet ServicesAtlanta Carpet Services, Inc. – Providing carpet, wood, vinyl, and tile, ACS is dedicated to every aspect of your floor covering needs from initial consultation to the sale and follow-up services. Read More>>

Fuller Center for Housing of Greater AtlantaFuller Center for Housing of Greater Atlanta – A faith-driven, Christ-centered, non-profit organization dedicated to providing adequate shelter for people in need in the Greater Atlanta area. Read More>>

  • FundSource Financial, LLC
  • Georgia Home Deals
  • World Ventures Travel
  • Sign Mafia
  • Comcast Xfinity
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Sat, September 13th at 9:00 AM in Roswell, GA
How to Beat The Competition, Increase ROI & Do More Deals!
A Full Day Internet Marketing Workshop & Strategy Session with Duncan Wierman
September 13th, 2014 from 9AM to 4PM
Doubletree Hotel – Roswell, GA
Get Duncan’s Workbook on “How to Beat the Competition, Increase ROI & Boost Sales” for Attending

Duncan WiermanJoin Duncan Wierman on Saturday, September 13th from 9AM to 4PM at the DoubleTree Roswell located at 1075 Holcomb Bridge Rd in Roswell, GA for a live 6-hour Internet Marketing Workshop and Strategy Session entitled “How to Beat the Competition, Increase ROI & Do More Deals” to find out how you can easily leverage the power of the Internet to grow your business quicker and more profitably than you ever thought possible.

Duncan is a Master of Strategic Marketing using Social and Mobile Media for Market Domination. Duncan helps real estate investors grow their businesses by developing online lead generation strategies that will make massive differences to sales revenues in their specific market.

During this 6-Hour Workshop and Strategy Session, he will teach you:

  • The 3 key factors that guarantee your web site will be an effective part of your sales process, not just a worthless e-brochure.
  • How to build an effective client nurturing process that builds your brand credibility and gives you an unfair advantage over your competitors.
  • How to determine if social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter are an effective channel to market your business, and the 3 key strategies you’ll need to be successful.
  • Overlooked ways to advertise your business online so that you reach more prospects every day than any of your competitors, usually while spending much less.

Duncan Wierman's WorkbookWARNING! This Saturday training is currently limited to 50 participants to make sure Duncan is able fulfill his promise to deliver 3 growth strategies to everyone in the room. Therefore we are limiting the class size to ensure personal attention. Attendees will also receive his workbook on “How to Beat the Competition, Increase ROI & Boost Sales” for attending (only one copy per couple please).

If you wish to attend, Reserve Your Seat(s) Now! Gold Members can attend for $24.95, Silver Members for $39.95 and Guests for $69.95. Atlanta REIA Members can bring a spouse, adult child or parent at no extra charge! Non-Members who join Atlanta REIA from September 1st – 8th, 2014 can attend this full day seminar for FREE and bring a qualified guest. Atlanta REIA Members who renew their membership for an additional year between Sept 1st – 8th, 2014 can attend for FREE as well. When joining or renewing your membership, please be sure to let us know you want to attend this event at no charge.

Join us at the workshop and Duncan will also teach you:

  • Website Design and Must Have Design Elements
  • Building a Consistent Brand Across the Internet
  • Identifying What Your Customer Really Wants (WIIFM)
  • Creating a Custom Avatar. What is an Avatar Anyway?
  • Mapping Our Your Customer Website Navigation & Buying Process
  • Designing a Powerful Home Page to Make Traffic Stick & Click
  • Creating Website Landing Pages to Convert Traffic to Leads
  • Doing a Competitive Analysis So You Can Learn to Beat Your Competition
  • Keyword Research for Maximum Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Performing On-Page & Off-Page Optimization
  • Conducting a Search Engine Optimization Campaign
  • Writing & Promoting Search Engine Optimized Content
  • Using Pay-Per-Click Advertising Without Wasting Money
  • Creating & Promoting Viral Video Content
  • Promoting Your Business with Social Media Marketing
  • Creating & Promoting Your Blog
  • Setting Up Your Site Tracking & Conversion Testing
  • And Much More!
Register Now!
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Mon, August 25th @ 6:30 PM in Marietta, GA
Atlanta REIA West
Creating Win-Win Negotiations To Get What You Want NOW!
with Catherine McFarland

Catherine McFarlandAre you tired of investing your precious time and money only to lose a deal? Is it time to learn to become a stronger “closer”? Would you rather work your fingers to the bone, saving and hoping for “some day”, or be able to communicate effectively and use win-win techniques to get what you want NOW?

Like it or not, you are already a negotiator. Negotiation is a fact of life. You discuss a raise with your boss, you try to agree with a stranger on a price for his house, two lawyers trying to settle a lawsuit, and so on. Standard strategies for dealing with negotiations often leave people worn out, dissatisfied, or even alienated.

If you would like to have the confidence in creating and winning at negotiations, then be sure to join us at Atlanta REIA West on Monday, August 25th at 6:30PM at Cherokee Cattle Company located at 2710 Canton Rd in Marietta, where Catherine McFarland, will be presenting to you techniques you can use immediately to create win-win negotiations that all parties involved can feel great about!

You will learn:

  • How To Have Confidence Creating Win-Win Negotiations
  • How To Get What You Want By Giving
  • How To Listen, Observe, and Speak Better
  • How To Use The “Law Of Attraction” To Get What You Want
  • And Much, Much More…

Catherine has a lifetime experience in creating win-win negotiations. She is an avid real estate investor with a way above average closing rate. She can teach you how to have the confidence and create negotiations you can feel good about. The other person doesn’t have to lose in order for you to win. If you are looking to improve yourself and others with negotiations, then DO NOT MISS THIS EVENT!

Atlanta REIA members this meeting is FREE. Non-Members $10 per person.

*Event Agenda
6:30 pm: Networking, Ordering & Introductions
7:00 pm: Welcome and Upcoming Events
7:20 pm: Haves and Wants Session
7:35 pm: Main Presentation, Getting To YES! with Catherine McFarland
9:00 pm: Prizes & Giveaways plus Closing Comments

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

The Atlanta REIA West Monthly Meeting is an Atlanta REIA Sub-chapter led by Leslie Mathis that is held on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company restaurant located at 2710 Canton Road in Marietta, GA. Show up 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. Bring your deals and your haves, wants and needs to the event.

Please join us on the 4th Monday of each month at Cherokee Cattle Company located at 2710 Canton Rd, in Marietta.

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Tue, August 19th @ Noon in Decatur, GA
The Onsite Renovation Group
Meets Tuesday, August 19th at NOON
2010 Delphine Drive, Decatur, GA 30032

2010 Delphine Drive, Decatur, GA 30032This month, on Tuesday, August 19th at NOON, the Onsite group will meet at 2010 Delphine Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 which a property that Craftbuilt has just purchased and is preparing to start work. We will see the house before any work has been done to it and hear about the plans to bring it back to life. It has been vacant for many years and is in need of a total renovation. The East Lake Terrace community is in unincorporated Dekalb County on the outskirts of Kirkwood, Oakhurst and Avondale Estates. While these nearby areas have thrived in the past years, East Lake Terrace is just starting to be an area of revival. It is still a mixture of vacant properties, new construction, longtime residents and renovated houses. Join us and hear what exit strategies will work in the neighborhood and what level of renovation will make sense as related to the after repaired value.

Onsite Renovation GroupThe Onsite Renovation Group, 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 of 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 these meeting.

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Wed, Aug 20th @ 6:30 PM in Buford, GA
Atlanta REIA North Meeting
The Safest Way to Sell with Owner Financing – How to be Dodd-Frank Compliant with Rick Girgis

Rick GirgisWe are pleased to announce that Rick Girgis, a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator and funding manager, will be the presenter at the Atlanta REIA North Meeting on Wednesday, August 20th 6:30PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, Georgia in North Gwinnett County just a few miles from the Mall of Georgia. There is no charge to attend this meeting for Atlanta REIA members and the cost is $5.00 at the door for non-members. Rick is going to address real estate investor’s concerns about staying in compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act when it comes to providing their owner-occupant buyers with owner financed loans.

Rick says… “I have been a Principle licensed Mortgage professional since 1997 and currently hold the title of Funding Manager for Good Friend Mortgage, Inc. As funding manager I prepare our closing documents, in compliance with all rules, laws, state specific regulations and produce a report illustrating compliance by an impartial 3rd party system and verified by myself a licensed seasoned professional. I am the principal consultant to the board of directors and liaison to FHA, HUD, Georgia and Florida banking regulatory departments.”

“With owner financing investors have several risks since they are essentially acting as the bank in the transaction. These risks include: (1) the risk of default and borrower bankruptcy resulting in a squatter situation, (2) reclaiming a damaged property, and (3) legal liability and civil tort cases from not using a licensed MLO during the application process or complying with current regulations. Investors operating under licensing exemptions (almost all investors who offer owner financing) are being held to the same standards as licensed lending institutions and must calculate and meet numerous requirements, most importantly ‘ability to repay’.”

“We use cutting edge software such as “Doc Magic and Ecompass”- an Ellie Mae operating and compliance system, from which we produce an impartial third party report illustrating that the lender or ‘individual’ operating under the exemption has done their due diligence and complied with licensing requirements during the application process.”

At the meeting, Rick will share:

  • A brief summary of the industry changes, and a recap of where we are now.
  • Risk #1– Default – how to protect yourself
  • Risk #2 – Property Damages – and how to protect yourself
  • Risk #3 – Legal Liability – and how to protect yourself
  • The consulting process
  • The application process
  • The closing process
  • Current legal regulations and Dodd/Frank Compliance – question and answers with legal council who will be present.
  • And much more!

Rick concludes “Utilizing our consulting, application processing, and closing documents preparation system is inexpensive and convenient way to offset the risk of owner financing in this overly regulated and litigious arena.”

To learn more, come out and join us on Wednesday, August 20th you will hear the unabridged, safest way to sell a property with owner financing.

Taco MacLate Nite Networking: After the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA North Meeting (after 9:30 PM), we will be reconvening at the Mall of Georgia located at 3250 Woodward Crossing Blvd in Buford, GA for the “Meeting after the Meeting”. We may arrive late if the Atlanta REIA Meeting runs late. So please come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night!

See Atlanta REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
Mon, Aug 18th @ 6:00 PM in Sandy Springs, GA
Beginning Investors Group
Give Your Investing the Edge You Need to Succeed with Handheld Technology
with Don DeRosa

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!

Don DeRosaWhether you’re a novice or an experienced user of hand held devices such as smart phones and tablets, chances are your device will do a lot more than you know. If you would like to learn to leverage the power of your handheld technology, Don DeRosa has some tips and tricks that he would like to share with you that will make your real estate investing business a lot more easier and lot more profitable.

Using an iPad or smartphone effectively isn’t always intuitive as we would like it to be. They often require training, patience, and practice. But mastering these digital devices requires willingness – the willingness to ask lots of questions even if you think they’re really dumb. The fact is, changes in technology have given us productivity potential that was unimaginable 20 years ago. And like it or not, smart devices are here to stay and are likely to only increase in their complexity. And whether you keep up with this technology or fall behind, your competitors are embracing these devices and are raising the bar for you as well.

If you want to gain the cutting edge you need to succeed, RSVP for BIG, bring your smart phone and/or tablet and join us at the Hudson Grille on Monday, Aug 18th at 6:00PM at Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs and let national speaker, mentor and active real estate investor Don DeRosa show you how to better leverage your smart devices.

RSVP Now!

At the meeting, you will learn:

  • Don’s favorite apps to research properties and put them under contract
  • How to automate your investing as much as possible
  • Evaluate properties with a few taps
  • And Much, Much More!

Don says, “What a difference my iPad and iPhone have made on my personal life and my real estate investing business. They have allowed me to load my entire life into one small device. My iPad can communicate with my staff, manage my expenses, and give me directions to the next house. It can find neighborhood comps, and take high-quality pictures and video. It can “park” pictures or contracts or handwritten notes in the cloud, so my staff and I can both get to them easily. It can keep my calendar and tell me when I need to be at my son’s hockey game. And most importantly, it can save me enough time to be at that game.”

Whether you are just starting out or you’re a seasoned pro, if you want to take your investing to the next level, RSVP NOW and DO NOT MISS this event!

*Event Agenda
6:00 pm: Networking, Haves and Wants & Introductions
7:00 pm: Welcome and Announcements
7:30 pm: Main Presentation Don DeRosa
9:00 pm: Closing Comments & Late Nite Networking

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

Click to view Cruise VideoWIN A CRUISE: All participants who attend the BIG Meeting can enter into a drawing for a chance to win a *Complimentary 2 Day Cruise to the Bahamas with Caribbean Cruise Line! *You must be present at the meeting to win. The 2 day Cruise does not include port fees, transportation and taxes.

If you become an Atlanta REIA member before August 18th, you may attend this meeting and other Atlanta REIA Meetings at no charge, plus receive great discounts on other Atlanta REIA meetings and Workshops.

About the Beginning Investors Group (BIG)

BIG is an educational and networking special interest 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 start investing again. The entire purpose of this group is to educate and inspire new investors working on their “first deal” and to 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.

See Atlanta REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
Sat, August 23rd at 9:00 AM @ Doubletree Roswell
Atlanta REIA Presents:
Making a Fortune Buying Houses with No Money and No Credit
The Ultimate “How To” Workshop on Buying Houses “Subject To”
A Full Day Workshop with Don DeRosa

Saturday, August 23rd from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Doubletree Hotel Roswell

Bring Your iPad, Tablet or Smart Phone

Don DeRosaOn Saturday, August 23rd from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Registration starts at 8:30 AM) at the DoubleTree Roswell located at 1075 Holcomb Bridge Rd in Roswell, GA, Don DeRosa will be conducting a special full day workshop with Atlanta REIA on “How To Do The New Subject To”. This class is all about how to buy and own real estate and make lots of money with little or no money down.

Learn how to buy houses…

  • Without using your own credit
  • Without having to sign personally on a note
  • Without having to qualify for a mortgage
  • Without having much money

Beginner or experienced real estate investors can find immediate success using Don’s simple formula. There are six easy steps to follow when buying “Subject To.”

  1. Locating Sellers
  2. Prescreening Sellers
  3. Constructing Offers
  4. Presenting Offers
  5. Finding the Money
  6. Selling Houses

Once you learn to follow these steps you can do this over and over again for an average profit of over $20,000 per property.

There are many ways to make money in real estate and there will be something for everyone at the event. Don will be teaching you his trade secrets, including little-known buying techniques that have made him a very successful investor.

PLEASE NOTE: If you want to gain the cutting edge you need to succeed and bypass your competition, register now for the workshop and bring your iPad, tablet or smart phone and join us at the event!

Register Now!

This event will show you from start to finish how to buy “subject to” properties… from raising capital, to finding leads, to meeting with the seller and closing the deal.

This workshop is jam packed with very important topics that Don will cover such as:

  • How to focus on what matters most in the beginning
  • Creating a business plan that fits your budget
  • Setting meaningful goals and prioritize your time and how to track your progress
  • Learn the five ways to profit in real estate
  • How to buy houses with little or no money up front
  • Finding the easiest ways to attract motivated sellers
  • Top five advertising techniques that work every time
  • How to evaluate any lead and decide whether this is a winner for you.
  • Twenty questions you should always ask a potential seller
  • Know how much money you’ll make before you make an offer
  • How to structure a deal in less than 10 minutes, so that you make a minimum of $20,000, choosing from multiple strategies!
  • How to use Don’s Green means ‘GO’, Red means ‘NO’ tools to negotiate for you, so you never let your emotions talk you into making a bad deal
  • Determine comps and rents from anywhere!
  • How to meet with the seller and make them feel comfortable with your offer, and how to avoid getting shut out of a deal
  • How to become a “mindreader,” to find exactly what the seller’s hot buttons are so you
    can craft a deal the seller is dying to take
  • How to prepare paperwork as if you were an attorney
  • How to walk away with a signed offer the same day and put it in your lawyers hands while you’re with the seller.
  • Learn the top five negotiating tactics to get sellers to say “yes”!
  • Find all the private money you need without putting loans in your name
  • Convince private investors to lend you the money you need to do your deals
  • How to combine buying strategies and exit strategies – that work right now, in 2014 – to effortlessly make a deal work you
  • Exit strategies that will not only make you lots of money today, but make you wealthy long term
  • The Secret to creating passive income deals of $350 + per month without any of your own money and with NO management on your part.
  • And much, much more including your questions!
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