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Tue, November 17th @ Noon in Decatur, GA
The Onsite Renovation Group
Hands-On Learning “ Site” at Your Real Renovation Projects
Tuesday, November 17th at NOON
At Don DeRosa’s Rehab Property at
1211 Nancy Lee Way, Decatur, GA

Atlanta REIA Members Attend for NO CHARGE and Guests for $20 at the door.
Guests can join Atlanta REIA for Only $100/year and Attend for NO CHARGE!

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Onsite Renovation GroupThis month, on Tuesday, November 17th at NOON, the Onsite Renovation Group will be meeting at one of Don DeRosa’s rehab properties located at 1211 Nancy Lee Way in Decatur, GA. We met at this property back in September and it should be completed or nearly completed by the time of this meeting. Come see how the rehab has progressed since Sept. We will also be taking a look at several of your rehab projects and discussing the different steps involved and sharing ideas about the projects. This will be a fun and informational meeting. Don’t miss out!

Lynn OverallThe Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG), hosted by Lynn Overall, 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 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. As always, there is no charge for Atlanta REIA members to attend. Guests pay just $20 at the door.

For our meeting next month, we are looking for YOUR rehab deals. We want to take our group of investors and visit 3 of your rehab projects. If you have a project that is underway, please let Lynn know as soon as possible. We would love to learn together and discuss YOUR real life renovations!

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Thur, November 19th @ 6PM – Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Intown Investors Club
Buy, Sell, Trade, Network, Q&A
This Group is All About Doing Deals!
Nov 19th, 6PM at Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Bring Your Deals, Biz Cards & Flyers
Atlanta REIA Members & Non-Members Welcome!

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Atlanta Intown Investors ClubThe Atlanta Intown Investors Club is a new Atlanta REIA Subgroup led by Maggie Groholski that meets on Thursday, November 19th 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 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

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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 - November 2015The November 2015 Edition of The Profit Newsletter is now available for download. There are 48 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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Dorsie BoddifordIf the Roth IRA is the Corvette of real estate investing vehicles, then the Roth Solo 401k is the Ferrari.

Ok, so I know nothing about fancy cars. But I do know a thing or two about Solo 401ks. After setting up my own Solo 401k awhile back, I realized that there was very little out there where we as real estate investors could learn more about this unique retirement plan. After months of research and hours of consulting with some of the nation’s top custodians and lawyers, I enlisted the help of my father who has invested in real estate for over 35 years. Together, we compiled a book that I hope will serve as a valuable resource for real estate investors who are interested in strengthening their retirement accounts.

Never heard of a Solo 401k? It’s not surprising. Recent changes in the tax law have made this investment vehicle even more powerful. The Solo 401k is basically your average 401k without the huge company and all the extra employees so many of the ERISA rules do not apply. You may have heard it referred to as the Individual 401k or the Self-Employed 401k.

The Solo 401k is similar to an IRA in that you can self-direct the account into alternative investments such as real estate. There is also a Roth component of the Solo 401k where your after-tax contribution can grow tax-free. The contribution limits for the Solo 401k are much higher than those for the IRA. You may make an elective deferral of up to $18,000 ($24,000 if you are age 50 or older) per year. Your company that provides the plan can also contribute tax-deferred funds to the traditional portion of the Solo-401k for a maximum total contribution of $53,000 ($59,000 for those investors age 50 or older). Read More→

Mon, November 9th @ 6PM in Sandy Springs, GA
“Let’s Make A Deal”
Bring Your Deals & Your Checkbook
& Come Ready To Make a Deal!

Monday, November 9th at 6PM
Hudson Grille, 6317 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs
MEETING DAY/DATE AND LOCATION HAS CHANGED

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Let's Make A DealThe “Let’s Make A Deal” group is a subgroup of the Atlanta REIA led by Lynn Overall and Don DeRosa that now meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA. The focus of the group is to take new investors through the entire process of repurposing distressed home. Each home is purchased by the group and is completed as a Joint Venture. An experienced rehab investor then leads the group through the rehab process. Risk of loss is mitigated through the use of a consistent system for rehabbing homes, and through the use of experienced contractors. Our goal is to purchase a new property at each of our meetings.

Lynn Overall and Don DeRosaDuring the meeting, we will identify a property, hard or private money lender, and a contractor. We will finance the deal using a participating money lender, all of whom attend the meetings. Do not leave your checkbooks at home because we buy properties at each meeting.

The sponsors of the “Let’s Make A Deal” group have successfully repurposed homes in California, Texas, Georgia, and Florida. If you are a new investor looking to be a participant in a home rehab project, then this is definitely the group for you. Please keep in mind that everyone who attends “Let’s Make A Deal” is required to participate. The minimum size of the investment will be determined by the purchase price of the home presented at the meeting.

Come on out and check out the meeting. We would love to have you join our team! We are looking forward to learning and earning with you!

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Mountain REIA Meets November 3rd

Posted on November 2, 2015 by
Tue, November 3rd @ 6:30PM – Golden Corral, Cumming, GA
Mountain REIA
Dodd-Frank: What You Need to Know as a Real Estate Investor
with Special Guest, Machelle Redmond
November 3rd, 6:30PM, Golden Corral, Cumming, GA

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Machelle RedmondWe are excited to announce that Managing Partner of the Redmond Law Group, Machelle Redmond Esq., will be our special guest speaker this month at the Mountain REIA monthly meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd at 6:30PM at the Golden Corral located at 2025 Market Place Blvd, Cumming, GA. During this presentation, Machelle will be giving us a briefing on the Dodd-Frank Act and how it applies to real estate investing.

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Comprehensive Protection Act, or Dodd-Frank Act, Represents the most comprehensive financial regulatory reform measures taken since the great depression.

Whether you are a Wholesaler, a Flipper, a Buy and Hold Investor, a Lender or a consumer, Dodd- Frank will impact your real estate practices. Although the act is designed to “protect homeowners,” it will affect us all. Much about the Act is still not clear and the policies, etc. are still being formulated. As a result, there is much confusion and uncertainty within the investment community.

Machelle L. Redmond, Managing Partner of the Redmond Law Group, has been a resident of Atlanta since 1984. Ms. Redmond has practiced exclusively in the areas of real estate and business since 1998 and has been a featured speaker for numerous continuing education seminars for realtors, lenders and attorneys and has published several articles on real estate related matters for trade magazines and other publications.

In 2008, Machelle Redmond founded the Redmond Real Estate Institute, a non-profit organization providing continuing education courses to Realtors® and promoting real estate education within the community.

  • State Bar of Georgia (Former Real Property Executive Board Member)
  • Licensed Broker, Georgia Real Estate Commission
  • Former Licensee, National Association of Securities Dealers
  • Redmond Law,LLC is a HUD approved closing attorney in Georgia and Alabama
  • Junior League of Atlanta

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About Mountain REIA

Mountain REIAMountain REIA is a real estate investors association formed by Gordon Catts that meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM at the Golden Corral located at 2025 Market Place Blvd in Cumming, Georgia. This group is an educational and networking group that brings in local, active investors and to provide information and education in a low or no-sales environment. This group is open to everyone, so please come join local real estate investors to network, share information, and interact with local and regional experts. There is a $2 meeting fee payable at the door. Also, please be prepared to patron the restaurant, enjoy the networking, and the outstanding information! Please remember to tip the wait staff generously as well for their support of our group. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

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Wed, Nvember 4th @ 6PM – College Park, GA
Atlanta REIA South & The Multi-Family Investing Group
Dodd-Frank: What You Need to Know as a Real Estate Investor
with Special Guest, Machelle Redmond
  November4th, 6PM, Club E Atlanta
3707 Main Street, College Park, GA

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Machelle RedmondWe are excited to announce that this month at the Atlanta REIA South / Multi-Family Commercial Investing Group monthly meeting, our special guest speaker will be Managing Partner of the Redmond Law Group, Machelle Redmond Esq. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 4th at 6PM at Club E Atlanta located at 3707 Main Street in College Park, GA. At the meeting, Machelle will be giving us a briefing on the Dodd-Frank Act and how it applies to real estate investing.

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Comprehensive Protection Act, or Dodd-Frank Act, Represents the most comprehensive financial regulatory reform measures taken since the great depression.

Whether you are a Wholesaler, a Flipper, a Buy and Hold Investor, a Lender or a consumer, Dodd- Frank will impact your real estate practices. Although the act is designed to “protect homeowners,” it will affect us all. Much about the Act is still not clear and the policies, etc. are still being formulated. As a result, there is much confusion and uncertainty within the investment community.

Machelle L. Redmond, Managing Partner of the Redmond Law Group, has been a resident of Atlanta since 1984. Ms. Redmond has practiced exclusively in the areas of real estate and business since 1998 and has been a featured speaker for numerous continuing education seminars for realtors, lenders and attorneys and has published several articles on real estate related matters for trade magazines and other publications.

In 2008, Machelle Redmond founded the Redmond Real Estate Institute, a non-profit organization providing continuing education courses to Realtors® and promoting real estate education within the community.

  • State Bar of Georgia (Former Real Property Executive Board Member)
  • Licensed Broker, Georgia Real Estate Commission
  • Former Licensee, National Association of Securities Dealers
  • Redmond Law,LLC is a HUD approved closing attorney in Georgia and Alabama
  • Junior League of Atlanta

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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 now meets 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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Wed, Oct 28th @ 6:30PM – Buford, GA
Atlanta REIA North Meeting
Open Real Estate Investor
Forum & Networking

with Gordon Catts
October 28th, 6:30PM
1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA

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Gordon CattsThis month at Atlanta REIA North we will have an open real estate investor forum and networking with Gordon Catts. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 28th at 6:30PM located at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA. . At the meeting, Gordon will take questions from the audience and lead an interactive discussion and networking session with all who attend. If you want to get started investing in real estate or are all ready and active investor with questions, come out and join us at the Atlanta REIA North Meeting.

The Atlanta REIA North meeting is held on the 4th 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, November 2nd at 5:00 PM in Norcross, GA
Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting
& Vendor Trade Show
NOV 2nd@ Atlanta Unity, Norcross, GA
Learn to Keep More of the Money You Earn Flipping Houses
with Special Guest, Dorsie Boddiford

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

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Dorsie BoddifordAtlanta REIA is excited to announce that Dorsie Boddiford will be the special guest speaker at our Main Monthly Meeting on Monday, November 2nd at 5PM. The meeting will take place at Atlanta Unity located at 3597 Parkway Lane in Norcross, GA. Dorsie will be discussing her career as a very successful, young real estate investor and how she keeps more money in her pocket with tax saving strategies.

Here’s what Dorsie says about her presentation…

“It’s a great feeling to get that big check after flipping and selling a property, but it always seems like Uncle Sam gets the better end of the deal. And I cringe this time every year as I pay my property taxes that seem to always be on the rise, no matter what. Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind paying my fair share but I was always taught to pay my fair share and not a penny more.

Successful, experienced real estate investors have the structure and systems in place to minimize their taxes. Are you following their examples? These investors structure their deals so that they can maximize their profit and minimize their costs. Their businesses are also set up with specific entities so that they can gain maximum tax benefits. Even if you are a beginner investor, a working knowledge of tax-saving strategies will benefit you in your day-to-day investments.”

Some of the topics Dorsie will discuss include:

  • Purposeful business planning: when its best to invest personally, in a Corporation, or in an LLC
  • Investing using tax-deferred and tax-free retirement accounts, such as the Roth component of the Solo 401k (my favorite!)
  • How to keep your property taxes low(er)
  • Structuring deals for minimum tax hit and maximum profit
  • Other tax strategies such as 1031 Exchanges and Section 121 sales

“Come see some real life examples of how I reduce my taxes with purposeful business planning and strategic deal structuring!”

About Dorsie Boddiford

Dorsie BoddifordDorsie Boddiford is a 27 year old, full-time real estate investor. Upon graduating from Georgia Tech with a degree in Building Construction, she took the risk to become a full-time, real estate investing entrepreneur and purchased her first house. She has built a business out of flipping houses while striving towards financial freedom with investments. Her deals include purchases at foreclosure auctions and tax deed sales, negotiations for owner-financing, deals through door knocking and mail outs, as well as deals with other investors through wrap mortgages, hard money loans, and equity participation.

Dorsie’s investments also include a focus on wealth building through retirement accounts and she recently released her book “The Solo 401k: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to a Powerful Pension Plan” that she co-wrote with her father, Dyches Boddiford. Becoming an active investor was no easy task, but Dorsie has no regrets with her real estate career. She enjoys helping and encouraging other new investors who are eager to begin their journey out of the rat race. Her early successes have made her appreciate the power of working for herself.


Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn from a successful, young real estate investor who is making deals happen and keeping more of her hard earned money by legally reducing her tax burden. All this is happening at the Atlanta REIA main meeting on Monday, November 2nd at 5PM at Atlanta Unity located at 3597 Parkway Lane in Norcross, GA.

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!

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*Meeting Day Agenda
5:00 pm: Meeting-Before-the-Meeting with Don DeRosa
5:00 pm: Vendor Trade Show & Networking
6:15 pm: Updates & Announcements
6:30 pm: Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session
7:00 pm: Networking Break
7:20 pm: Vendor Door Prizes & Giveaways
7:30 pm: Main Presentation with Dorsie Boddiford
9:30 pm: Late Nite Networking at Three Dollar Cafe

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

5 Days & 4 Nights in CancunWIN A 4 NIGHT STAY IN CANCUN: All participants who attend the Atlanta REIA 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.

5:00 PM in Main Meeting Room
The High Tech Homebuyers Group
is the Meeting Before the Meeting
Learn How to Get Started Making Money in Real Estate by Being a Bird Dog
with Don DeRosa

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Don DeRosaHave you ever wanted to start a career in real estate investing but you didn’t really know where to start? Do you know that you will need some training and coaching but can’t afford the high cost of one-on-one mentoring? Maybe you are just a little hesitant to invest so much money in coaching without seeing that real estate investing can make you some serious money first. Well, we have the perfect training for you.

Join us on Monday, November 2nd at 5PM at the Hightech Homebuyers Group (prior to the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting) where Real Estate Investing expert, Don DeRosa, will show you how to get started in real estate without having all the knowledge of how the business works, by being a bird dog.

Highlights of the Bird Dog Training Program…

  • Get all the marketing training and materials you will need to bring in as many leads as you want
  • Bi-Weekly meetings where you will review progress, discuss wins, and celebrate successes
  • Spend a day out driving with an expert investor learning their techniques to look for promising leads
  • Receive $1000 or 20% of the profit (whichever is greater) for every single lead you bring in that turns into a profitable deal
  • Simple and easy to follow
  • You can start making money right away on a part or full time basis
  • And much, much more!

Don’t miss out on learning about the most inexpensive training opportunity you will find where you can start making money in real estate investing right away!

We are looking forward to seeing you at the meeting!

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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.

6:15 PM in the Main Meeting Room
What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA

Dustin GriffinStarting 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.

6:30 PM in the Main Meeting Room
Haves & Wants Marketing Session

Joe ThompsonAt 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.

9:30 PM @ Three Dollar Cafe, 6050 Peachtree Pkwy, Norcross
Late Nite Networking at Three Dollar Cafe

Three Dollar CafeAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting, we will be reconvening at Three Dollar Cafe located at 6050 Peachtree Pkwy #100 in Norcross, GA at 9:30 PM 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 at the Three Dollar Cafe, so bring a friend and head on down to Late Nite Networking! Just be sure you order food and beverages from the cafe and please tip their wait staff generously.

Participating Meeting Vendors & Sponsors
Meeting Vendors & Sponsors
Reserve a Vendor Table Here

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>>

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>>

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>>

DirectBuy of AtlantaDirectBuy of Atlanta – 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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Air Conditioning Experts, Inc.Air Conditioning Experts, Inc. – For all your air conditioning services throughout Atlanta, contact Air Conditioning Experts. We have all the training and experience necessary to ensure the success of your home cooling system.

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>>

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>>

Auction.com

FundSource Financial, LLC

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Mon, October 26th @ 6:30PM – Marietta, GA
Atlanta REIA Wild Wild West
An “Old, Seasoned Investor” Shares His Wisdom – Bill Cook is in the House at the Wild Wild West!
October 26th, 6:30PM, Cherokee Cattle Company
2710 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA

Atlanta REIA Members Attend for FREE. Guests pay $10 at the Door.
2-for-1 Guest Special This Month Only! OR
Guests can join Atlanta REIA for Only $100/year and Attend for FREE!

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Bill CookAt October’s Wild West Event, we’re hosting special guest and friend Bill Cook. Bill Is an “old, seasoned investor” (his words, not mine!) who has learned and put into practice sound business and investing principles over the years. Doing so has allowed him and his wife Kim to now lead a lifestyle that few achieve. The meeting will take place on Monday, October 26th at 6:30PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company located at 2710 Canton Rd in Marietta.

Click Here to Watch a Video of Bill Talking About Monday’s Meeting!

If you haven’t seen Bill speak, you’re in for a real treat! This man is as real and down to earth as it gets. You’ll find his style refreshing, and you’ll have a great time with us (Bill is quite the comedian-just ask him!). We’ll discuss the things you need to know – and do – if your goal is to prosper as a real estate investor. We won’t talk about the obvious things. Rather, we’ll discuss the things few investors have experience with – and fewer still ever talk about in public.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How does Bill – being an old, seasoned investor – quickly tell whether the deal is good or not? How does Bill know what he’s looking at? And if Bill decided to take the deal down, how does he get it funded fast?
  • What things do you need to have in place before you up your game and become a full-time real estate investor? Bill did a LOT of legwork in 1997 before going full-time on January 1, 1998. You’ll learn what Bill did to insure success.
  • The goal is to get mailbox money and achieve financial freedom. But how do you accomplish this if you HATE rental property and DESPISE tenants? It’s easier to do than you think. It just requires you to structure your deals differently.
  • If you’ve done ten or more deals, then you’re an experienced investor. That said, are you still structuring your deals the same way you did when you were new? Want to see how you should be constructing your deals in order to reduce the tax bite and increase profit margins?
  • If you think you may want to partner on a deal, what do you look for in a partner? And what should your partner look for in you?
  • If you decide you need a mentor, what are the critical things you need from that mentor? What important questions do you need answered before picking a mentor?
  • Record keeping. Boring right? But boy is it ever important. Want to see how an old, seasoned investor does his record keeping? If you do, you need to be at October’s meeting!

This will be a great evening. We look forward to seeing your smiling face. Please bring family and friends. And remember: We LOVE questions and input – questions and input make us all better, smarter, wiser real estate investors!

AtlantaREIA Members get in FREE, and guests are just $10 at the door. Guests are 2 for 1 admission, this month only!

Attention North Ga. REIA Members! We’d like you to join us, for sure. Bill has lots more to share with you, and he just couldn’t fit it all in to his meeting on Oct. 8th. Come join us to hear more – for October’s meeting, your admission is FREE! (But Bill’s not stripping for us this time)

Join us Monday, October 26 at 6:30pm at The Cherokee Cattle Company at 2710 Canton Rd. in Marietta. Bring your business cards and your haves and wants-and be ready to have a great time! See you there, pardner!

5 Days & 4 Nights in CancunWIN A FREE CARIBBEAN VACATION FOR TWO!: All participants who attend the Atlanta REIA West Meeting will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a *FREE Caribbean Vacation for TWO and other great door prizes! *You must be present at the meeting to win. The Caribbean vacation does not include transportation, taxes, upgrades, etc.

Atlanta REIA Members Please RSVP on Meetup.com
Atlanta REIA Members Please RSVP on Meetup.com

About the Atlanta REIA Wild West Group

Leslie MathisThe Atlanta REIA West Monthly Meeting is an Atlanta REIA Subchapter led by Leslie Mathis that is held on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company located at 2710 Canton Rd in Marietta. The next meeting will be held on Monday, October 26th at 6:30PM. Atlanta REIA Members can attend for FREE and guests, 2-for-1 for $10. 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.

See you at the meeting on Monday, October 26th at 6:30PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company located at 2710 Canton Rd in Marietta!

Late Nite Networking After West Meeting

Late Nite NetworkingAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA West meeting (after 9PM), you are encouraged to hang around and join us for Late Nite Networking also held at Cherokee Cattle Company. So please come eat, drink, network and have fun with like-minded investors and real estate professionals as we hang out late into the night!

West Meeting Agenda*
6:30PM: Networking, Food Ordering & introductions
7:00PM: Welcome, Announcements & Upcoming Events
7:25PM: Haves & Wants
7:45PM: Feature Presentation with Bill Cook
9:00PM: Drawings for Prizes & Giveaways
9:05PM: Late Nite Networking

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

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The Profit is Available for Download!

The Profit Newsletter - October 2015The October 2015 Edition of The Profit Newsletter is now available for download. There are 46 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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Sat, October 17th at 9:00 AM – Atlanta, GA
Atlanta REIA Presents:
Anatomy of 12 Creative Financing Deal Structures
Learning How to Creatively Finance a Real Estate Deal
A Full Day Workshop with Russ Hiner
Saturday, October 17th from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
At the Keller Williams, 200 Glenridge Point Pkwy NE, #100, Atlanta, GA

Russ HinerOn Saturday, October 17th from 9:00AM to 5:00PM (Registration starts at 8:30AM) at the Keller Williams, 200 Glenridge Point Pkwy NE, #100, Atlanta, GA , Russ Hiner will be teaching a special full day workshop with Atlanta REIA on learning how to creatively finance real estate deals. This class is all about different ways to buy and sell real estate without having to use cash.

You are finding motivated sellers with a real estate problem that “Traditional” techniques can’t resolve.

  • Can you identify financial and non-financial issues???
  • Can you assess the sellers situation and motivations???
  • Are you great at problem solving???
  • Do you want a system to do this using flow charts???

Learn creative gap filling techniques! Are you tired of knowing just a few ways to creatively finance and buy real estate?

Do you only know these six methods?

  1. CA$H
  2. Traditional Financing
  3. Seller Carry Back
  4. Subject-To
  5. Seller Second
  6. Lease Option

At this workshop you will learn 12 ways to get the financing done!!!!

This class is for broke people, buyers and sellers who want to make GOOD decisions while structuring a deal! Do you have properties you are looking to maximize the profit and lower the risk while getting rid of the tenant mentally?

  • Learn the pitfalls of each technique so you understand when to stand your ground!
  • Learn how to determine if NO deal structuring will make the deal work!
  • Learn where you can be flexible without breaking your bank account!
  • Learn how to decrease your risk while increasing your profit!

Professional investors realize that with the correct skills, tools and techniques, you can easily and effectively reach your goals for 2015 and beyond! Reducing your risk and increasing your real estate knowledge are critical to your daily life. These skills are absolutely essential if you invest in real estate and other financial instruments.

Your success will be greatly impacted by the knowledge that will be given at this training!

REGISTER NOW!
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