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Mon, Mar 20th @ 6:30 PM – Hudson Grille, Sandy Springs, GA
The Beginning Investors Group
What You Need To Know About
Creative Deal Structuring!

with Leslie Mathis on Mon, Mar 20th at Hudson Grille in Sandy Springs
Atlanta REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge.
Guests Pay $15 Online or $20 at the Door. RSVP Now!

Leslie MathisJoin us at the Beginning Investors Group on Monday, March 20th at 6:30PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA, with Leslie Mathis and learn all about how creative deal structuring can help you generate more profits for your real estate investing business.

When you find a seller with a real estate problem that you can’t solve by buying for cash at a discount, Creative Deal Structuring gives you many more tools in your toolbox for you to solve their problem…giving YOU more ways to PROFIT! Leslie will share with you those tools.

You’ll learn:

  • 4 Different Deal Structures
  • What you must get from your motivated sellers to structure deals that will solve their problems
  • 3 Ways You Can Make A Profit Using Creative Deal Structures
  • And answers to your questions and much more!

Leslie began her real estate career when she found herself broke and living in her parents garage after following the traditional path of “get a degree (she got two), get a job, and live the American Dream” failed her. With no money and no cred, she had to find a way out of her situation. When she was introduced to buying real estate without using her own money or cred, she embraced Creative Deal Structuring with a passion and was able to leave her job shortly thereafter. Leslie has never looked back, using Creative Deal Structuring to build financial freedom for herself. She wants you to know that you can do it too!

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

Beginning Investors GroupThe 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.

As always, Atlanta REIA Member can attend the meeting at no charge and not-yet-members can RSVP Online for $15 or pay $20 at the door.

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Tue, Mar 21st @ Noon in Snellville, GA
The Onsite Renovation Group
Hands-On Learning “Onsite” at Real Renovation Projects
Tuesday, March 21st at NOON
3773 Lamar Way, Snellville, GA
Atlanta REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge.
Guests Pay $15 Online or $20 at the Door. RSVP Now!

Onsite PropertyPlease join us on Tuesday, March 21st at NOON for the Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG), hosted by Don DeRosa and Dustin Griffin, to learn all about finding, funding, fixing, and flipping houses for big profits. This month’s meeting will be held at a new renovation project located at 3773 Lamar Way, Snellville, GA. Come see how we are going to turn this
subject-to, fire damaged home into a profitable rehab deal.

Onsite Renovation GroupThe Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG) 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 & Non-Members can RSVP Online for Only $15 or pay $20 at the door.

RSVP Now!

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Atlanta REIA Members Please RSVP on Meetup.com

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Tue, Mar 21st @ 6:30PM – Peachtree City, GA
Atlanta REIA EPIC Group
Tax Free Buying, Selling & Holding Real Estate with Your Retirement Account
with Scott Maurer of Advanta IRA
March 21st, 6:30PM, Flat Creek Country Club
100 Flat Creek Rd, Peachtree City, GA 30290

Come Join Us for COMPLIMENTARY Appetizers!

Chris & Donna LittletonThe mission of the EPIC Group is to provide a platform for success in Real Estate Investing through Education, Properties, Income and a Community (EPIC) of like minded investors. EPIC is held on Tuesday, March 21st at 6:30PM (3rd Tuesday) at the Flat Creek Country Club located at 100 Flat Creek Rd, Peachtree City, GA.The EPIC Group is hosted by successful real estate entreprenuers Donna Littleton, Broker & Co-Owner of Solutions Realty Network, and her husband Chris Littleton. There is no charge for Atlanta REIA Members and currently no charge for non-members as well.

Scott MaurerThis month’s speaker is Scott Maurer, Director of Business Development for Advanta IRA. Scott is also a licensed attorney. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of self-directed IRAs and has been in the industry since early 2006.

Scott will be covering:

  • Why invest in real estate in an IRA
  • Private Lending with SDIRAs
  • CHECKBOOK Control with Your IRA
  • Different ways to structure your purchase in the IRA
  • How you can use other people’s IRAs to fund your deals
  • And more including answers to all your questions!

Come Out on Tuesday, March 21st 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!

Meeting Agenda*

  • 6:30PM: 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

Atlanta REIA Members Please RSVP on Meetup.com
Atlanta REIA Members & Guests, Please RSVP on Meetup.com

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Saturday, April 1st @ 9AM in Atlanta, GA
Creative Deal Structuring
A Full Day Workshop with Leslie Mathis
Saturday, April 1st from 9AM-5PM at
3525 Piedmont Rd NE, Bldg 5, Ste 100, Atlanta, GA
Register Now, We’re Almost Out of Seats!

Leslie MathisJoin us at the Creative Deal Structuring Workshop on Saturday, April 1st from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 3525 Piedmont Rd NE, Bldg 5, Ste 100, Atlanta, GA with Leslie Mathis where she will show you how to structure real estate transactions using little or none of your own cash and credit. When you find a seller with a real estate problem that you can’t solve by buying for all cash at a discount, Creative Deal Structuring gives you many more tools in your toolbox for you to solve their problem… giving YOU more ways to PROFIT!

At the workshop, you will learn:

  • Different Deal Structures Defined And Explained
  • 3 Ways You Can Make A Profit Using Creative
  • Deal Structures
  • Testing Your Sellers For Motivation And Flexibility
  • Collecting And Evaluating Your Numbers
  • Structuring Your Deals For Maximum Profit
  • Interactive Learning Gives You Best Environment
  • To Practice What You’ve Learned
  • Real-Life Examples You’ll Be Amazed By!
  • Answer your questions and more!

Come spend the day with Leslie Mathis on Saturday, April 1st and learn creative ways to buy properties other than paying all cash. Register Now & Save!

PLEASE NOTE: Early registration expires on Wednesday, March 29th at midnight. You can join Atlanta REIA at http://membership.atlantareia.com and save on tuition fees.

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Sat, March 25th @ 9AM in Atlanta, GA
PRIVATE MONEY: No Limits
Learn How to Borrow All the Money You Need, For All the Deals You Have!
A Full Day Workshop with Don DeRosa
March 25 from 9AM – 6PM at
3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA

Don DeRosaHi, my name is Don DeRosa and I am a full time real estate investor who uses private lenders to fund all my cash and creative real estate investment deals. On Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9AM to 6PM at 3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA, I am teaching a Private Money Workshop to teach you how you too can raise all the private money you need to fund your deals. Register Now!

So why are private lenders so important to my real estate investing business? Because using private lenders gives me the flexibility and the speed to grab up deals other investors have to pass on.

Here are just a few good reasons to use private money to fund your deals:

  • Having private lenders allows you to close quickly. If I had to close on a house today I could have a certified check for $25,000 within two hours. Why? Because I have private investors ready, waiting, willing and able to send me a check at my call. If I didn’t do that, I’d have to pass on a lot of deals because I wouldn’t be able to find the money fast enough. Even if you’ve got bank financing lined up, you can’t close as quickly as you can with a private lender.

  • You can buy houses that the banks aren’t willing to finance. If a house needs a lot of repairs, banks will not lend on it. Let’s face it, banks are picky! Recently one of my buyers was rejected for a bank loan on one of my houses because the house didn’t have carpeting. I had to go put carpet in it so we could close. A private lender doesn’t have to operate by the same narrow policies.

  • You will not survive the cash-flow game if you use your own money. Like it or not, it takes money to make money. If you depend on using your own money, sooner or later you’re going to run out. You never need to run out of private lenders!

  • You can make all-cash offers more readily if you have private money. And that means you can get the houses at a huge discount. You can say: “Look, I’ll pay you cash and I’ll close quickly, but here’s my cash price. Take it or leave it.” And your competitor? He comes to the same seller, saying: “I’ll buy your house, but I want you to do owner financing. And let’s spread it out over five years. I’ll give you cash some now and some later.” Which investor do you think is going to get the deal? I am, because I’ve got cash in hand!

  • Exit strategies will be much quicker and more profitable, because you can make better offers. If you can buy a house subject to the existing financing and only bring $10,000 to the table, you’ll have your choice of exit strategies. It’s not your money, so you don’t have to get out of the deal as quickly. You can hold on to it for a month or for twelve months. It doesn’t matter, because it’s not your money.

  • You can negotiate more flexible terms with private lenders You’ll pay less than you will if you borrow from a bank or other money lender. You can negotiate simple interest instead of compound interest, or you can make one payment at the end instead of paying every month. And you can negotiate the amount of time you have the money.

  • You can take on more loans if you borrow from private lenders. If you use bank financing, at some point you’ll be told you’re maxed out and you can’t take out any more loans. And that limits your income. With private lenders, you don’t have that limit.

  • You avoid closing costs by using private lenders. Have you ever seen a HUD statement from a person that got conventional financing? The fees on that HUD statement are astronomical. When I do a subject-to loan with a private investor, my average closing costs are about $1,100 regardless of the size of the loan. All I’m paying for is my attorney, some recording fees, and title insurance. That’s it!

  • No credit report is required with private loans. Even better, not one of these loans shows up on your credit. And that means you can buy higher-priced homes, and more of them. Meanwhile, your credit becomes squeaky clean, which helps you in other parts of your life. I buy ten or more pretty houses every month. None of them are on my credit. I could buy a hundred a month if I had that many houses coming at me, and if I had the funds available.

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Thank You for Attending the ACT / REACT Workshop
A Special Thank You For Attending the
ACT / REACT Workshop
with Jon & Stephanie Iannotti

Jon & Stephanie IannottiWe wanted to thank everyone who attended the ACT / REACT Workshop with Jon & Stephanie Iannotti this past Saturday. We also wanted to give a BIG THANKS to Jon and Stephanie for coming to Atlanta and spending so much time with us. It was a PHENOMENAL EVENT!

We got such good feedback and every one learned so much about how to structure creative deals as well has how to do the deal when the seller wants full price and all cash. I think everyone’s favorite part of the event was listening to Jon talk to sellers live and make deals happen right there in class.

Many of you took advantage of purchasing Jon and Stephanie’s home study course on the ACT / REACT Strategy. However, a few of you didn’t because of the lack of a payment. It came to our attention after the event was already over, that Jon & Stephanie forgot to mention that we do have payment plans available for their training products and can do a two or three payment plan with you. Jon & Stephanie have agreed to honor the special Atlanta REIA pricing for the remainder of this week so you take advantage of a payment plan.

For more info on Payment Plans for the Iannotti’s ACT / REACT System, please call Chrissy at (678) 701-7160.

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Wed, March 8th @ 6:30PM in Sandy Springs, GA
ALL NEW Let’s Make a Deal
Bring Your Deals, Property Flyers, Biz Cards, Contracts &
Let’s Make a Deal!
with Don DeRosa, Barry Beers & Guest Panelists on March 8th @ 6:30PM at Hudson Grille in Sandy Springs, GA

No Charge to Attend for Members or Guests

Let's Make A DealThe Let’s Make A Deal (LMAD) group is back with an ALL NEW format that is all about making deals happen!  Let’s Make a Deal is subgroup of the Atlanta REIA that will meet on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday at 1:00PM and the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at 6:30PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd NE, Sandy Springs, GA (map). This group is all about making deals happen at the meeting which means Buying, Selling and Trading Wholesale Deals and Creative Real Estate Deals before, during and after the meeting!

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

Each month we will have a 3-5 person panel who will quickly pre-screen your deals and decide if they want to buy them from you on the spot. If someone on the panel wants your deal, you can have it under contract before you leave the meeting. If everyone on the panel passes on your deal, you can make it available to the entire audience. If we don’t have time to present your deal to the panel and the audience, after the meeting is over there will be plenty of time to network with other buyers and sellers and share your deals.

Here is our schedule which is subject to change from time to time, especially around the holidays. Be sure to check our calendar for the most update dates and times.

If you are a new or experienced investor looking looking to buy or sell houses, this group is for YOU! Be sure to bring your deals, property flyers, business cards, contracts and Let’s Make a Deal!

You can also join our Let’s Make a Deal Facebook Group and post your deals here:

Let's Make A Deal Facebook Group

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Download The Profit Newsletter for March 2017 (PDF)
The March 2017 Edition of
The Profit is Available for Download!

The Profit Newsletter - March 2017The March 2017 Edition of The Profit Newsletter, the official newsletter of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance, is now available for download. There are 52 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.

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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Mon, Feb 20th @ 6:30 PM – Hudson Grille, Sandy Springs, GA
The Beginning Investors Group
Let’s Get This Party Started!
with Roger Blankenship on Mon, Feb 20th at Hudson Grille in Sandy Springs
Atlanta REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge.
Guests Pay $15 Online or $20 at the Door. RSVP Now!

Roger BlankenshipChoose your Strategy, Find the Money, Find a Deal, Get it Done, Repeat.

With hundreds of real estate investors in the Atlanta market, solid investment properties are getting harder and harder to find. But they are there — you just have know where, when, and how often to look for them.

Join us at the Beginning Investors Group on Monday, February 20th at 6:30PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA, where Roger Blankenship is going to tell you how you can prosper even in a challenging situation that is the current Atlanta market.

In this talk he is going to reveal secrets he usually only shares with his students and consulting clients. Whatever your situation — whether you have money, a little money, or no money, whether you have training or not, there is an opportunity waiting for you. Everyone’s circumstances are different. There’s no shame in admitting concerns or fears that have been holding you back.

Roger is going to address them and show you how to conquer them. You’ll hear on TV infomercials or radio ads about someone’s training or proven system or step by step method. Roger is going to show you that while systems and methods can certainly help you out, they are NOT the key. The key is YOU. The magic is not in the system. The magic is in YOU. And he’s going to give YOU both the strategy and the nudge you need.

This is why Roger is going to break it down for you. You’ll learn:

  • How to Select a Strategy that works for you
  • How to know when the best time is to find great deals on properties.
  • How to understand the different avenues available to you for real estate investment
  • Where to go to find the best properties
  • Steps to start marking money in the next 30 days
  • And answers to your questions and much more!

You will leave this event knowing what your next step(s) should be. Stop reading, studying, analyzing, and thinking — Get the Party Started!

RSVP Now!

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Wed, Feb 15th at 7PM in Buford, GA
The Property Protégé Group
Starts TONITE, Feb 15 at 7PM at
1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Ste D, Buford, GA
& On Facebook Live
Learn How to Invest in Real Estate with a Team of Like Minded Investors at PPG

Don DeRosaPPG Members, join Don DeRosa on TONITE, Wed, Feb 15h at 7PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D in Buford, GA as we kick off our next Property Protégé Group (PPG) training series to jump start your real estate investing business in 2017. If you are unable to attend the meeting tonite in person, we are also streaming the meeting via Facebook Live for PPG Members only at our new PPG Facebook Group.

If you are NOT a PPG Member and are interested in becoming a better, more profitable investor, those of us in PPG are here to help. PPG was created for new investors or existing investors who want to take their investing to the next level. PPG is an annual paid private group coaching program that meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7PM. The first part of the meeting is educational and the second part is where we evaluate your deals and decide if they are a deal or no deal.

If NOT a PPG member and are interested in joining the PPG program, we invite you to attend our first meeting as our guest at no charge so you can check it out. NON-PPG Members, Please RSVP here to attend at no charge. We look forward to seeing you there!

At PPG, we will be coving topics such as:

  • How to locate properties and motivated sellers
  • How to pre-screen sellers and properties
  • How to analyze deals
  • How to determine repair costs
  • How to determine property value before and after repair
  • How to construct multiple offers
  • How to present and negotiate your offers
  • How to put properties under contract and complete the paperwork
  • Where to find the money to fund your deals
  • How to find buyers and sell houses fast
  • Wholesaling and how it works
  • Buying & selling pretty houses with creative terms
  • Finding deals with the most profit potential
  • How to avoid pitfalls and minimize risk
  • How to find leads on your mobile device
  • How to automate and systematize your business using mobile technology
  • And much more!

If you would like to take your investing business to the next level this year, don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the Property Protégé Group!

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Tue, Feb 21st @ Noon in Kennesaw, GA
The Onsite Renovation Group
Hands-On Learning “Onsite” at Real Renovation Projects
Tuesday, February 21st at NOON
5990 Due West Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA

Onsite Property

Please join us on Tuesday, February 21st 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 one of Don DeRosa’s renovation projects located at 5990 Due West Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA which is a very large estate that needs lots of work and updating. Come join us onsite this month, see how the how Don will large home and turn it into a profitable deal.

Onsite Renovation GroupThe Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG) 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 & Non-Members can RSVP Online for Only $15 or pay $20 at the door.

RSVP Now!

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Tue, Feb 21st @ 6:30PM – Peachtree City, GA
Atlanta REIA EPIC Group
Surviving the Tenant Landlord Act in 2017! Don’t Let the Judge Throw the Book at You!
with Attorney James Clifton
February 21st, 6:30PM, Flat Creek Country Club
100 Flat Creek Rd, Peachtree City, GA 30290

Come Join Us for COMPLIMENTARY Appetizers!

Chris & Donna LittletonThe mission of the EPIC Group is to provide a platform for success in Real Estate Investing through Education, Properties, Income and a Community (EPIC) of like minded investors. EPIC is held on Tuesday, February 21st at 6:30PM (3rd Tuesday) at the Flat Creek Country Club located at 100 Flat Creek Rd, Peachtree City, GA.The EPIC Group is hosted by successful real estate entreprenuers Donna Littleton, Broker & Co-Owner of Solutions Realty Network, and her husband Chris Littleton. There is no charge for Atlanta REIA Members and currently no charge for non-members as well.

James CliftonThis month’s speaker is James Clifton, the founding member of The Clifton Law Firm, LLC. His areas of focus are real estate, landlord/tenant, foreclosure, probate, wills, trusts, and estates. In addition to his various state licenses in GA, FL, CA & TX, Mr. Clifton is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.

He will be covering:

  • Reviewing the law & changes.
  • How the laws affect you.
  • Law requirements for the property.
  • Compliance issues for you.
  • Surviving move-in and move out of tenants.
  • And more including answers to all your questions!

“As an Attorney, I look forward to sharing my past experiences, which will help you work through major problems and issues with regards to landlords and tenants. I hope to see you there!” ~ James Clifton

EPIC groupYou 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!

Meeting Agenda*

  • 6:30PM: 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, February 21st 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!

Atlanta REIA Members Please RSVP on Meetup.com
Atlanta REIA Members & Guests, Please RSVP on Meetup.com

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