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Thur, February 22nd @ 11:30 AM in Sandy Springs, GA
Commercial & Multi-Family Group
With Steve Brown & Bill Ham

Atlanta REIA Members Attend for NO CHARGE & Guests for Only $5 at the Door.
Guests can join Atlanta REIA for Only $100/year and Attend for NO CHARGE!

Bill Ham & Steve Brown Join us this at the Commercial & Multi-Family Group this month on Thursday, February 22nd at 11:30AM at the 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs hosted by Steve Brown , Bill Ham and our Special Guests. Our group meets every month on the 4th Thursday at this location and time. At the end of each meeting Steve and Bill will tell about one big mistake they have made in their real estate carriers. We call this the “Gotcha” minute. Learn from our mistakes (and get some laughs too).

Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate GroupThe Atlanta REIA Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate Group is an educational, networking and call to action subgroup, led by Steve Brown and Bill Ham that is designed to help real estate investors take their investments to the next level by successfully investing in commercial real estate. You will meet the experts and the behind the scenes players in the game of commercial real estate investing. Come join us and learn to invest in commercial real estate for fun and extreme profits.

The group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs (map). Please note that the Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate Group meets just prior to the Have’s and Wants Meeting which is from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM. So please come enjoy both of these back to back meetings and get the most out of your day!

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Thur, February 22nd @ 1:30 PM in Sandy Springs, GA

Haves & Wants

Haves & Wants Meeting
Thurs, February 22nd at 1:30PM
5 Seasons Brewing, 5600 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs
Hosted by Joe Thompson

Joe ThompsonHaves and Wants is a weekly investor networking and deal making lunch meeting hosted by Joe Thompson and held every Thursday at 5 Seasons Brewing at the Prado from 1:30 PM till approximately 3:00 PM. This group has been meeting for over 12 years and is all about networking, sharing information, doing deals and making money right now. Be sure to bring lots of your business cards and flyers and be prepared to promote your business and/or your haves, wants and deals with our group. If you are a real estate player or want to be, this is one weekly meeting you don’t want to miss!

5 Seasons Brewing5 Seasons Brewing is located at 5600 Roswell Rd (map) inside the Perimeter at the “Prado” in Sandy Springs. The all natural, organic food at the 5 Seasons is excellent and the hand-crafted beer is even better! Come out and eat, drink, network and share your deals with us! There is no charge to attend this meeting for Atlanta REIA Members or guests. Please come early and stay late. We would love to have you!

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Fri, Sat & Sun, April 13th – 15th @ 8:30AM – Atlanta, GA
Passive Income Course
3-Day Workshop for Real Estate Investors
Learn To Structure Deals For Passive Income Like the Top 1% of Investors
Avoid Key Mistakes & Lower Your Risk!
April 13th, 14th & 15th from 8:30AM to 6:00PM
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Atlanta Airport-North
1380 Virginia Ave, Atlanta, GA 30344

Join us for a Special 3-Day, Hands-On, Passive Income Workshop Where You’ll Learn…

Passive Income Course

  • A proven way to generate cash flow from any investment method.
  • How to structure your real estate investments to minimize risk and maximize upside.
  • How to quantify risk and return, and how to adjust both metrics to make deals work for you.
  • What key mistakes to avoid in order to earn a consistent and dependable monthly income.
  • How to live a dream lifestyle with less work, less stress, more money and more freedom!
Special Offer,
Register Today!

Regular Price: $1,497
REIA Members: $397
Non-Members: $797

Register Before Seats Are Gone!

This is a special opportunity for Atlanta, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Savannah and Tampa REIA Investors. Seating is very limited and will fill up fast.
Register Now to Reserve Your Seat!

Learn The Closely Guarded Strategies Of The Top 1% Of Passive Income Investors!

Yes, there is a secret way to wealth. At this event you’ll discover what most will never know about creating passive income.

This is your opportunity to gain the strategies, skills, resources, and tools for building passive monthly cash flow into your business. Follow this formula to create a fortress around your family’s financial future today… and for years to come!

Who Is This For?

New and experienced Investors looking for passive income.If you want to finally build confidence when raising capital, structuring deals, minimizing financial risk, and gaining access to the secret tools the top 1% of investors use in putting passive income deals together; then this LIVE course is for YOU.

What Will You Learn?

  • Structure deals like the best of the best investors
  • Maximize return and more importantly minimize financial risk
  • Use these skills for ANY income-producing asset; not just real estate
  • Why most investors lost their shirts in 2008; and how you would NEVER make those mistakes
  • How to measure and control financial risk
  • How to present deals to your money partners and blow their minds with your sophistication
  • The exact step-by-step blueprint to capital structures for income-producing assets

What Are Others Saying?

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Paul RossanoThis training is presented by Paul Rossano, who has been involved in real estate for the past 19 years. He has bought and sold dozens of properties and has been involved in hundreds of transactions on both the residential and commercial side of the business as both an investor and a broker. Paul is now a lead trainer for Fynanc, a company created by George Antone. Paul’s mission is to share his vast knowledge and experience with others to help them achieve the level of success and freedom they desire and deserve.

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*PLEASE NOTE: Seating for this event is limited and will fill up quickly. Date, Time & Location are subject to change. Due to teh advanced nature of this training, nobody will be admitted to the event after it begins, so please be on time!

Important Info for those who register for the Passive Income Course:

Date & Time:

Friday, April 13th – Registration 8:00am to 8:30am; Workshop 8:30am to 5:00pm

Saturday, April 14th – Registration 8:00am to 8:30am; Workshop 8:30am to 6:00pm

Sunday, April 15th – 8:30am to 6:00pm

Location: TBD


Here’s what you need to bring:

  • Fully charged laptop
  • Light jacket
  • Business cards
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Thu, February 15th at 7PM-10PM in Atlanta GA
Special Date & Location in Atlanta
Property Protégé Group
Group Coaching for Real Estate Investors
February 15th at 7PM-10PM
3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA

Attend Your 1st Meeting at No Charge
Would You Like to Learn How to Invest in Real Estate with a Team of Like Minded Investors?

Don DeRosaAre you wanting to learn how to invest in real estate but don’t know where to begin, how to really crank things up or don’t want to do it alone?

If so, please join us Thursday, February 15th at 7PM (special meeting date due to Valentines Day) at the Property Protege Group Open House hosted by Don DeRosa and Dustin Griffin at 3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND your first meeting at no charge, but please arrive on time.

The Property Protege Group (PPG) is a private coaching group led by Don and Dustin that meets in-person in Atlanta, GA or on Facebook Live for PPG Members that cannot attend in-person. 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.

Dustin GriffinIf you 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 and beyond with the help of others!

If you are interested in joining the PPG program or learning more about the group, we invite you to attend your first meeting at no charge as our guest in Atlanta at 7PM so you can check us out. 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, don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the Property Protégé Group!

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February 19, 2018 Beginning Investors Group Replay
February 19, 2018 Beginning Investors Group Replay
With Dustin Griffin & Tolla Cherwenka
Mon, Feb 19th @ 6:30 PM – Hudson Grille, Sandy Springs, GA

Beginning Investors Group

The Beginning Investors Group
Mon, Feb 19th at 6:30 PM at
Hudson Grille in Sandy Springs
Please Tell Me, How To Become A Real Estate Millionaire!
with Tolla Cherwenka
Atlanta REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge.
Guests Pay $15 Online or $20 at the Door. RSVP Now!

Tolla CherwenkaThis is absurd given one simple truth: Becoming a millionaire is simple. Becoming a Millionaire is…simple? Really? It’s true, yes, BUT not easy.

So, you want to learn how to become a millionaire? “Wanting” is never enough. Especially when you want to know how to become a millionaire. A lot of people want to become millionaires. To join the millionaire club:

  • You don’t need an MBA.

  • You don’t need to go to Harvard.

  • You don’t need to come from a rich family.

  • You don’t have to be exceptionally smart.

  • You don’t have to know the right people.

What you DO NEED is to join me, Tolla Cherwenka, at the Beginning Investors Group (BIG) on Monday, February 19th at 6:30PM at the Hudson Grille in Sandy Springs located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs. I have one goal if you attend and that is for you to become a millionaire!

I don’t talk about my net worth very often, but I crossed the $1,000,000 net worth level when I turned 25 years old. At this event, I will discuss…

  • The 3 Pillars of Wealth
  • The Cherwenka’s “secret sauce” to how to find distressed house deals (bird dog and wholesalers)
  • How to make money with no money
  • How to successfully fix and flip
  • Wealth strategies
  • How to speed up the wealth timeline
  • Answers to your questions and much more!

Join us on Monday, February 19th at 6:30PM at Hudson Grille in Sandy Springs. You may not walk out a millionaire, but you will have the know-how to become one! RSVP Now & Join Us at BIG!

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The Beginning Investors Group (BIG) is an educational and networking group for new investors who are just getting started in real estate investing as well as “new again” real estate investors who’ve taken a few years off and are looking to get back in the game.

BIG is hosted by Dustin Griffin who will be bringing in local and national real estate experts to teach new investors how to survive and thrive in our ever changing economy and real estate market.The entire purpose of the group is to help new investors get their first deal and help new again investors get their next deal.

This is a “dinner” group and we kindly request that you buy dinner and/or drinks since the Hudson Grille allows us to meet there. There will be lots of learning and lots of networking. Bring your deals and your haves, wants and needs to the meeting for discussion.

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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February 20, 2018 Onsite Replay
February 20, 2018 Onsite Replay
With Dustin Griffin & Don DeRosa
Tue, Feb 20th @ Noon in Lawrenceville, GA

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The Onsite Renovation Group
Come See Completed
Lawrenceville Project!

Tuesday, Feb 20th at NOON
312 Kings Hill Ct, Lawrenceville, GA
Hands-On Learning “Onsite” at Real
Atlanta Area Renovation Projects
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, Feb 20th 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 right here in the Atlanta Metro Area at an active job site.

This month’s Onsite Renovation Group will be held at a property being renovated by Chrissy Griffin located at 312 Kings Hill Ct, Lawrenceville, GA.

Onsite PropertyThis Onsite Case Study Project was a vacant, run-down, overgrown, hoarder house, full of junk that we visited back in August 2017.

This house is now completely rehabbed and staged with ALL NEW EVERYTHING. Come out and see how Chrissy has transformed this old house into a charming, modern day home with a more open floor plan. At Onsite, Chrissy will share many of the lessons learned on this full rehab project.

See more After Repair Photos.

Onsite PropertyThe 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.

  • Wholesalers, bring your deals! We could be your next buyer!

  • Lenders, bring your money! We could be your next borrower!

  • Agents, Contractors and Other Real Estate Pros, come join us! We could be your next client!

Onsite Renovation GroupThe 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. Come join us and RSVP Now!


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Wed, February 21st @ 11:30AM in Midtown, Atlanta, GA

Creative Dealmakers Lunch


Creative Dealmakers Lunch
Bring Your Deals, We Want To Buy!
February 21st @ 11:30AM at
Baraonda Ristorante & Bar in Midtown
710 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA

*Park at 715 Peachtree St Parking Garage for Validated Parking

Currently No Charge to Attend for Members or Guests

Creative DealMakersCome have lunch and talk real estate with Roger Blankenship of Flipping America, Don DeRosa and many other like-minded real estate entreprenuers at the BRAND NEW Creative Dealmakers Lunch Meeting in Midtown! Come join us to find deals, sell deals, to get help structuring deals and putting deals together, get answers to your investing questions, meet other investors, and grow your real estate business.

Roger BlankenshipCreative Dealmakers is your opportunity to learn more about real estate and creative deal structuring techniques such as subject-to, owner financing, lease options, wraps, all cash, split funding and much, much more. We can help you turn a “no deal” into a “deal!”

  • Wholesalers, bring your deals! We want to buy.
  • Fix and Flip Buyers and Landlords, come prepared to make offers.
  • Realtors, come meet new contacts and sources for repeat business.
  • New investors, bring your potential deals and questions and let us help along your way.
  • Curious about real estate investing? Come check it out and see for yourself what it’s all about!

Don DeRosaThe Creative Dealmakers Lunch Meeting is a BRAND NEW subgroup of Atlanta REIA that will be meeting Every Wednesday at 11:30AM (except major holidays) at the Baraonda Ristorante & Bar located at 710 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA (map).

*Parking: If you park at the 715 Peachtree Street Garage (Just across street from Baraonda, behind the 715 Peachtree Bldg), Baraonda will validate you for 2 hours parking. If it is your first visit, be sure to arrive a little early so can find a place to park and arrive on time.

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! So bring your business cards, flyers, deals, haves, wants and questions about real estate investing, and meet us for lunch!

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Marketing Madness Workshop
Sat, February 24th, 9am-6pm – Atlanta, GA
Marketing Madness
A Full Day Workshop with Don DeRosa, Mr. Tycoon, and Dustin Griffin
February 24, 2018 from 9AM to 6PM
3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA
Do you want to learn the fastest and easiest way
to make money in real estate?

It’s a proven fact that real estate has created more millionaires than any other investment in history, so what’s stopping you from being the next real estate multi-millionaire?

  • No Cash?
  • No Credit?
  • No Training?
  • No Experience?
  • No Mentor?
  • No Resources?
  • No Leads?
  • No Confidence?
  • Fear of the Unknown?
  • Fear of Risk Involved?
  • Don’t Want Tenants?
  • Don’t Know Where to Start?

Don DeRosaDo any of these obstacles apply to you? If so, you must attend our upcoming Marketing Madness Workshop on Saturday, February 24th from 9AM to 5PM at * City Of Light, 3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA. During this full day event, We are going to personally help you overcome each and every one of the obstacles that may be stopping you from bringing home some really big checks in a very short period of time with little or no cash, credit, experience or risk required on your part.

Whether you know it or not, as real estate investors, we are all in the “marketing” business. Yes, “real estate” is our product and “solutions” is the service we provide, but we are in the marketing business. You must learn how to be a great marketer to be able to find great deals no one else can and be able to attract cash buyers so you can close within days.

Mr. TycoonWhen you run your real estate investment business properly, you will get paid within days not weeks or months, just like most successful wholesalers do. Of course this is easier said than done, right? Well, it is that easy when you know what to do, how to do it, when to do it and when you have the right resources available to you.

During the Marketing Madness Workshop, we will share tons of useful and up to date information and teach you how to become a “Marketing Machine” and the “Go-to Person” for hot deals in your market.

If you’re at all disappointed with the amount of money you’ve been earning in your investing business and are fed up with all the time you’ve been spending trying to figure out how to get more leads and do more deals… then come join us at the Marketing Madness Workshop . Here we will teach you how to dominate your local real estate market both offline and online to generate all the motivated buyer and seller leads you need to run a successful home buying business using many affordable marketing techniques. We will also show you many of our wholesaling techniques that are simple, fun, fast and easy to implement so you can start bringing in big paychecks in 30 days or less.

Dustin GriffinAt this event we will teach you many of the marketing strategies that myself and other highly successful real estate investors and marketers use to promote their business and generate all the motivated buyer and seller leads they can handle. We will also show you many of my wholesaling techniques that are simple, fun, fast and easy to implement so you can start bringing in big paychecks in 30 days or less.

So what are you waiting for? Will you be the next real estate millionaire? It is up to you. Success starts with taking action, one step at a time. So don’t let anything stand in your way. Clear your schedule, forget the past and come join us at the workshop so we can help you become a Marketing & Wholesaling Machine! We will see you at the event!

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PLEASE NOTE: Workshop date, time and location are subject to change. Workshop prices will increase to $59.95/person for Gold Members, $89.95/person for Silver Members and $129.95/person for Non-Members after early registration expires.

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Mon, February 26th @ 6:30PM in Marietta, GA
Atlanta REIA West Group
Millennials Having GREAT Success in Real Estate Investing
with Dorsie Boddiford, Matthew Fasnacht & Brandon Comer

Dorsie Boddiford, Matthew Fasnacht and Brandon Comer

Monday, February 26th @ 6:30PM,
Cherokee Cattle Company,
2710 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA

No Charge for Atlanta REIA Members, Guests $10 at the Door.

Millennials have been getting a bad rap lately. They don’t know what life was like before the advent of the internet. In addition, the educational system that they, as well as Gen X’ers and Baby Boomers have been subjected to is a training ground for a lifetime of employment and being average. Not a lot of room for “Shining Your Light” and independent thought.

There are some millennials that have “Seen The Light” and have turned toward investments in themselves, their business and entrepreneurship focused in real estate investing.

Come join us on Monday, Febraury 26th at 6:30PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company, 2710 Canton Rd, in near Marietta and hear the stories, answer audience questions, tell you some of their secrets and insights, let them motivate and inspire you into action.

Join us and you will learn…

  • How they got started, what they do and where they are now
  • What motivates them
  • What is their best accomplishment
  • What do they see as the future of real estate investing
  • Answers to your questions and much more!
About Our Panelists

Dorsie BoddifordDorsie Boddiford is a 28 year old, full-time real estate investor. 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.

Matthew FasnachtMatthew Fasnacht, is a full-time real estate investor in the metro-Atlanta market working with his family. Their businesses buy, sell retail, rehab, rent, wholesale, consult, and develop residential property primarily. They also have experience in manufactured homes and private lending. Matthew has worked previously in loan origination and processing commercial, residential, and business loans after earning a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia in 2015 which has further enabled him to build a successful rental portfolio by leveraging assets to increase cash flow with little money out of pocket. Matthew often focuses on creative deal structuring for acquiring property instead of using his own funds.

Brandon ComerBrandon Comer, Brandon Comer is an investor from Dallas, Ga. He began his investing adventures in the summer of 2016 and has done dozens of deals since diving in full-time October of 2016. His main focus has been wholesaling properties to other investors and through his “By Any Means Possible” approach, has built the beginnings of an operation spanning the Southeast. Plans to truly 10X his goals in 2018 have already been set into action
He’ll be the first to tell you he’s no expert, but will also be the first to research the answers for any questions presented. Brandon lives with his wife and four foster kids and loves the flexibility and freedom real estate has presented him to be able to make a true impact on these kids’ lives.

Mark your calendar because this is happening on Monday, February 26th at Atlanta REIA West Monthly Event. RSVP NOW & DON”T MISS IT!

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Come in at 6PM so you may order a delicious dinner from Cherokee Cattle Steakhouse Restaurant

RSVP NOW! and join us for this Atlanta REIA West Real Estate Event at 6:30pm on Monday, February 26th at The Cherokee Cattle Company at 2710 Canton Rd. in Marietta. Come join us for this fun, informative event. See Y’all There!

Atlanta REIA Members can attend for no charge and Not-Yet Members for $10.00. 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 event room.

There will be lots of learning and lots of networking. Bring your Flyers, your deals, haves, wants and needs to the event.

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Wed, February 28th @ 7PM on GoToWebinar
Beginning Investors Group ONLINE
Structuring Deals for
Like the Top 1% of Investors

with Paul Rossano on February 28th
@ 7PM on GoToWebinar

No Charge to Attend for Members or Guests Who
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Paul RossanoIf you are a new or experienced investor who is looking for passive income, join us on Wednesday, February 28th at 7:00PM at the Beginning Investors Group Online.

Passive income is money that you only work for once and receive the benefits from regularly. Think of rents, notes and mortgages, song or book royalties, etc. Fast cash from flipping properties is great, but isn’t the REAL goal to generate passive income in amounts large enough to support you and your family for life and beyond…without you working all the time?

This month, our special guest presenter is Paul Rossano who is an expert at teaching normal folks how to think like the very wealthy and put together deals that create the maximum return with minimum risk.

On the webinar, Paul will share:

  • The most closely guarded strategies of the TOP 1% of investors in the world
  • How to STRUCTURE your real estate investments to MINIMIZE risk and maximize upside
  • How to QUANTIFY risk and return, and how to adjust both METRICS to make deals work for you
  • What key MISTAKES to avoid in order to earn CONSISTENT and dependable passive income
  • Develop massive CONFIDENCE in your deals by structuring them with perfect precision like the best of the best
  • How to live a dream LIFESTYLE with less work and less stress but more money and more FREEDOM!
  • Answers to your questions and much more!
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TO ATTEND ONLINE: 7:00PM Start Time. To attend the Beginning Investors Group Online via your PC, smart phone or tablet, Register Here for the Meeting on and you will be emailed login instructions for the event.

Once you get your Webinar Confirmation Email, you can login on about 5-10 minutes prior to the 7PM start time to reserve a spot using your PC, Mac, Tablet or Smart Phone. You can download the GoToWebinar App here on iTunes App Store or the Google Play Store.

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Download The Profit Newsletter for February 2018 (PDF)
The February 2018 Edition of
The Profit is Available for Download!

The Profit Newsletter - February 2018The February 2018 Edition of The Profit Newsletter, the official newsletter of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance, is now available for download. There are 46 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, February 12th at 5PM in Atlanta
Attend for Your Chance to Win One of Two Flat Screen LED TVs & More!

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Atlanta REIA Main Meeting
& Vendor Trade Show
3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA
Why Fixing & Flipping is Better Than Wholesaling
with Ramon Tookes on FEB 12, 2018

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

Ramon TookesAs the market continues to get hotter and hotter, more investors are jumping in to take advantage of the trend. Some will be successful investors and others will not. That’s just the reality of the business.

Many are not successful because they don’t have the proper resources. Many are not successful because they don’t have the proper training or guidance. Many are not successful because they don’t have the right plan and/or exit strategy.

What’s your plan and/or exit strategy for your real estate investment business? Is it buying and holding? Is it wholesaling? Is it fixing and flipping? All three are very good strategies when the’re used properly, but there is a “myth” that wholesaling is the best way to start investing… but this month’s speaker, Ramon Tookes, strongly disagrees!


Please RSVP and join us at the Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting on Monday, February 12th starting from 5:00PM to 9:00PM at 3125 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA, and Ramon will show you why “Fixing and Flipping” is much better than wholesaling. If you don’t belive it, come out and see Ramon and he will show you why he strongly belives this is true and why you should too.

Join us and you will learn…

  • Why most people feel like Wholesaling is the best place to begin in real estate investing… They ARE WRONG!
  • Why Most people feel like Fixing and Flipping is too risky… They ARE WRONG!
  • Why most people don’t know how to be truly be successful at either Wholesaling or Fixing and Flipping
  • How Fixing and Flipping offers a much bigger profit spread
  • How Fix & Flips offer more control of the entire deal
  • How Fix & Flips allows you to work on a smaller number of properties and make more profit per year.
  • Answers to your questions and much more!

Ramon Tookes is a real estate investor, coach, author, wealth builder, public speaker, radio celebrity and developer with 20+ years of experience in the industry. Ramon currently oversees the daily operations of The Tookes Group, a firm that he founded in 2005, specializing in real estate investment consulting.

Mark your calendar because all this is happening on Monday, February 12th at the Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Event. RSVP NOW & DON”T MISS IT!


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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! RSVP Now!

*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
7:15 pm: Networking Break
7:30 pm: Main Event with Ramon Tookes
9:05 pm: Vendor Door Prizes & Giveaways (LED Flat Screen TVs & More!)

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

5:00 PM in Main Meeting Room
Marketing Successfully
For Your Deals
Feb 12th Meeting Before the Meeting
with Don DeRosa

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Don DeRosaIn any business, having customers come through your door, calling you and placing orders on the phone, visiting and ordering from your website, is what put dollars in your business. How did all that happen? Marketing, of course! How do you market if you are looking to buy a house or sell one? What types of marketing can you do? How do you stretch those dollars set aside for marketing purposes so you can get the best “bang for your buck”?

There is no one better to teach you how to get your marketing together other than Don DeRosa. If you have the drive and desire to make 2018 your best year ever, then join us at the Meeting Before The Meeting at 5PM.

Join Don DeRosa every month at our High Tech Home Buying Creative Deal Structuring Subgroup that meets one hour BEFORE the Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Event at City Of Light. Don will teach you about the state-of-the-art tools and techniques you’ll use to evaluate deals and figure out how to make them work – so you can work less and spend more time where you want, when you want and with whom you want.

Its an amazing time to be a real estate investor. Don’t look back 5 years from now and wish you had acted. Learn how to plan right… Learn to Make More and Work Less, Right Now!

5:00 PM in the Vendor Room
Monthly Vendor Trade Show

Auction.comAt 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 6:00 PM, Dustin Griffin kicks off the Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Event 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.

9:05 PM @ Door Prizes & Giveaways

Door Prizes & GiveawaysDoor Prizes & Giveaways!*
All attendees who check in and attend the Atlanta REIA Meeting will be entered be into a drawing for a chance to win several Flat Screen LED TVs, a variety of Gift Cards (such as Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, Amazon, etc), Flashlights, Phone Chargers and all sorts of other miscellaneous items that vary from meeting to meeting each month. *You must be present and in the room during the drawing to win. Door prizes and giveaways can change at any time for any reason. Vendors are not eligible to win.

9:30 PM @ Three Dollar Cafe
Late Nite Networking After Meeting at
Three Dollar Cafe

Three Dollar CafeAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting, we will be reconvening at 9:30 PM at Three Dollar Cafe located at the 3537 Chamblee Tucker Rd in Atlanta, GA for the Late Nite Networking and the “Meeting-After-The-Meeting”! There is no charge for Atlanta REIA Members or guests to attend Late Nite Networking, so bring a friend and head on down to Late Nite Networking and have a cold brew with us! Just be sure you order food and beverages from the restaurant and please tip their wait staff generously.

Participating Meeting Vendors & Sponsors
Atlanta REIA Diamond Sponsors

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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Secured Investment Lending CorporationSecured Investment Lending – A licensed direct mortgage lender specializing in non-traditional hard money loans for non-owner occupied buy/fix sell properties or rental properties throughout the GA and FL. Read More>>

Atlanta REIA Platinum Sponsor – The nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, having sold over $34 billion in real estate assets.’s mission is to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace, making transactions easier and more transparent. Read More>>

Trade Show Vendors
Reserve a Vendor Table Here

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

New Western AcquisitionsNew Western Acquisitions – A full service Real Estate Brokerage that specializes in helping investors in acquiring inventory, securing contractors and lenders, as well as aiding in the liquidation of these assets. 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>>

Next Step Capital Funding

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