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Atlanta REIA is going very strong thanks to the new energy, creativity and excitement our founding members, new members and guests have brought our group. We are so blessed and thankful to have such active and loyal members, volunteers and guests supporting our group each and every month making it what it is today.

Attendance is up at all of our many monthly meetings and networking events, quality and quantity is up at all of our workshops and webcasts, while cost is low for our membership dues and training events.

Atlanta REIA Membership starts as low as $100 per year. All of our meetings are free for members and some are free for guests while others are only $5 to $10 per meeting for guests. Our business members only pay $50 extra per year for all the marketing and advertising benefits we offer them over and above their regular member benefits.

We’ve kept our price low and the quality and quantity of our benefits high to encourage your participation and support.

We hope you will check us out and attend one of the meetings, workshops or webinars below and make Atlanta REIA your new real estate club. Click here for more information on Joining Atlanta REIA. Read More→


ATTENTION Atlanta REIA Business Members,

TONIGHT at 7 PM ET, Jeff Nix, Director of Business Membership, and myself are doing our first Atlanta REIA Business Member Orientation Workshop via Register for the BMO Workshop Now!

We want to use this opportunity to better introduce you to Atlanta REIA and explain in detail how you can plug your business into Atlanta REIA for maximum benefit for your business and our membership.

FREE Bonuses for 10 Business Members who join us on the webcast live:

  • A vendor table at the May 2nd Meeting
  • A vendor listing in our May 2nd Meeting Bulletin (New!)
  • A vendor listing on for the month of May with a followable backlink to your website or profile page. (New!)
  • The opportunity to speak and give away a door prize at our May 2nd Meeting (New!)

These bonuses will be available only to the first 10 people who sign up with the special link we give out during the webcast. Don’t miss out! We look forward to seeing you on the webcast tonight! Register for the BMO Workshop Now!


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Search Engine Optimization WorkshopThe Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Workshop will be held April 9th and 10th at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, in Buford, GA and Online via GoToWebinar. We will also be recording the event* in case you miss it or want to review the workshop again. The SEO Workshop is the first two days of the Internet Marketing Boot Camp which will take place throughout the summer and teach you how to dominate the search engines and generate all the free leads you can handle. At the SEO Workshop, Dustin Griffin will introduce you to Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing, teach you how to optimize your website and setup all of the online accounts necessary to begin optimizing your sites.

The SEO Workshop can be attended individually for $99 for Gold Members (price good for both Gold Members), $159 for Silver Members and $199 for guests. However,  for maximum results we recommend you attend the SEO Workshop can also be taken as part of the Internet Marketing Boot Camp for only $695 for Gold, $1195 for Silver and $1595 for guests.

Search Engine Optimization Workshop
Part of the Internet Marketing Boot Camp
Workshops held at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA
& Online via
Register Now!

Classes are limited to 30 people. Reserve your seats now! Read More→

Monday, April 4th Starting at 5:30 PM
Atlanta REIA April Main Meeting
with Andy Heller on Investing in REOs
Members FREE & Guests only $10

W Hotel Atlanta PerimeterSome Quick Facts About Our Main Meeting

  • What? The Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting
  • When? Monday, April, 4th 2011 starting @ 5:30 PM
  • Where? W Hotel Atlanta Perimeter @ 111 Perimeter Center West (map)
  • Why? To Learn, network, market, have fun and prosper!
  • Cost? Atlanta REIA Members FREE and Guests $10 at the door
  • Wear? Dress to impress
  • Bring? A smile, positive attitude, enthusiasm, biz cards, flyers & a friend
  • Parking? Free parking in hotel’s rear parking lot

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This is another great week to be a member of Atlanta REIA. This week is our Main Monthly Meeting with local and national real estate expert and trainer, Andy Heller, who will be talking about buying REOs lender direct at extremely discounted prices. Dustin Griffin will also be talking about the upcoming Internet Marketing Boot Camp and new member benefits such as Real Quest comps, Voice Nation VM systems and live answering service and discounts on credit repair. We also have our first Super Smart Technology Webcast of the year this week as well as a Business Member Orientation Webcast on Thursday. And don’t forget, Haves & Wants meets every Thursday at 1:30 PM and the Cash Flow Games are every Sunday at 6:30 PM. We hope to see you at a meeting soon! Read More→


“Getting Rich in Today’s Market with Bank-Owned Foreclosures and Rent-Smart Lease Options”

Andy HellerThere are literally hundreds of wealth-building strategies available for real estate investors.  Some are more lucrative than others, and many are too much work for the return on investment.  At our next Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on April 4th, 2011, local Atlanta and national real estate expert, Andy Heller, will show you why of the hundreds of wealth-building formulas,  Fortune Magazine recommended Andy’s “Buy Low, Rent Smart, Sell High” strategy among the top five recommended strategies for real estate investors.

Andy and his story will inspire and connect with you, as it is a “regular guy” get rich story.  Like so many of us, Andy started investing part time, pulling aside a few hours each week for his hobby.  The lack of success of Andy and his partner Scott’s “buy and flip” plans led them literally by accident to a goldmine called buy low, rent smart, sell high. Read More→


Even though this is the last week of the month, there is still a lot happening at We have Bill & Kim Cook speaking on how to buy foreclosures at the courthouse auction at Atlanta REIA West on Monday, Haves & Wants on Thursday, a Fuller Center Volunteer Workday on Saturday and Cashflow on Sunday. We also have a month’s worth of replays for you to catch up on if you missed any of them. Read More→


Andy HellerLocal and national REO Expert, Andy Heller, talked with Jeff Nix on Andy’s “Buy Low, Rent Smart & Sell High” strategy for investing in bank owned REO properties. Andy also talked about his upcoming speaking appearance at the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on April 4th, 2011 as well as his upcoming Atlanta REIA REO 101 Workshop on April 30th, 2011 and much more. Read More→


Bill & Kim CookI don’t know if you’ve noticed or not yet, but Bill Cook, real estate expert and leader of the North GaREIA, has been allowing us to publish his weekly articles on  Bill writes on a wide variety of topics such as finding motivated sellers, buying properties at auction, lowering your property taxes, and more… Click here for a Full List of Bill’s Articles.

Not only is Bill buying and selling foreclosures, writing articles and running his REIA group, but he and Kim will be speaking at our Atlanta REIA West Meeting on Monday, March 28, 2011, from 6:30 to 9 PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company at 2710 Canton Road, Marietta, GA (map). Bill and Kim will be speaking about…

How to Make Money at Foreclosure Auctions!

These days, with so many BIG-PROFIT deals popping up at each month’s foreclosure auction, lots of real estate investors – both new and experienced alike – are asking how to successfully buy at the foreclosure auction. Now is your chance to learn from a couple who buys at the courthouse steps every month! Read More→


Lenny OgburnOn March 23, 2011, Lenny Ogburn taught a FREE Workshop and Webinar on “How to Appeal Your Property Taxes & Beat the County!” On this special workshop and webcast, Lenny taught us step-by-step how to appeal our property taxes which could save us hundreds if not thousands of dollars each year on our own home as well as our investment properties. This is a workshop and webinar you definitely want to watch. Thanks for teaching this free workshop Lenny, you did a great job! Read More→


Thursday, March 24th, 11:30 AM @ 5 Seasons Brewing in Sandy Springs

Atlanta REIA Commercial Real Estate GroupThe Cash Cow Commercial Real Estate Group is a new educational and networking subgroup led by Steve Brown for new, intermediate and advanced investors with a serious interest in purchasing commercial real estate. The group meets on Thursday, March 24th at 11:30 AM at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd (map).

Steve BrownSteve is having two great guests at this month’s meeting… SBA/USDA Lender, Melanie Brown, and Commercial Broker, Tom Hogan. Melanie is going to talk about SBA & USDA loans available for commercial properties. Tom is also going to talk about some different loan programs available for commercial properties as well as some apartment building that are currently on the market. Steve is also going to talk about how to make the transition from single family homebuyer to becoming a commercial real estate investor. He will also talk about how to option commercial properties for huge profits. Read More→


Gordon CattsMost seasoned real estate investors and other real estate professionals are pulling comps entirely different than they did a few short years ago. One of the main reasons many investors are sitting on the sidelines is because they are not comfortable determining home values in this market. Find out why on this webcast where Gordon Catts talks about resources available through public records, the Internet as well as subscription services and explain why it is critical to have a better understanding of the valuation process. In this market the difference between making a big profit and making a big loss rests on the investor’s ability to understand and apply the valuation process to investment properties. Read More→