Atlanta REIA Meetings

Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting (Atlanta)

Atlanta REIA Main Monthly MeetingThe Main Atlanta REIA Monthly Meeting is held on the 1st Monday of each month at 5:00 PM at Atlanta Unity located at 3597 Parkway Lane in Norcross, GA. This is our Main Atlanta REIA Meeting for the month. There will be Late Nite Networking at the “meeting after the meeting” starting after 9:30 PM at a nearby restaurant immediately after the Main Meeting. Read More?

Atlanta REIA North (Buford)

Atlanta REIA North Monthly MeetingThe Atlanta REIA North Monthly Meeting is a educational and networking event held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D in Buford, GA at 6:30 PM. There is a $5.00 cover charge to attend this meeting for non-members. There will be Late Nite Networking immediately following the Atlanta REIA North Meeting after 9:00 PM at a restaurant near the Mall of Georgia. Read More?

Mobile Real Estate Rockstars Group (Atlanta)

Mobile Real Estate Rockstars Group with Don DeRosaThe Mobile Real Estate Rockstars Group is an educational and networking group for real estate investors, entrepreneurs and professionals who want to leverage mobile technology (think: iPad, smartphone, Tablet and other mobile devices) to become more competitive and profitable. This group shares the latest apps, tips and techniques to use the information they need, right now, at their fingertips, from anywhere. The Rockstars meet once per quarter before the Main Atlanta REIA Main Meeting. Read More?

Short Sales & Foreclosure Group (Atlanta)

Short Sale & Foreclosure Group with Bob MasseyThe Short Sale & Foreclosure Group (SSF) is a new networking and educational subgroup led by Bob Massey that will focus on all aspects of short sale and foreclosure investing as well as all the changes going on in the industry. This group meets once per quarter before the Main Atlanta REIA Meeting. Read More?

Onsite Renovation Group (Atlanta)

Onsite Renovation GroupThe Onsite Renovation Group (ORG), led 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 Onsite Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at NOON at an active renovation site, build site or rental property which will vary from month to month and be announced prior to the meeting. Read More?

DINNER MEETINGS

Atlanta REIA South (College Park)

Atlanta REIA South Monthly MeetingThe Atlanta REIA South Monthly Meeting is lead by Gordon Catts and is held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM at Club E Atlanta located at 2707 Main Street, College Park, GA (map). There is currently a $10 cover charge for everyone who attends which includes a light meal. Show up at 6:00 PM to eat and network before the meeting begins. Read More?

Atlanta REIA West (Marietta)

Atlanta REIA West MeetingThe Atlanta REIA West Monthly Meeting is held on the 4th Monday of each month the Cherokee Cattle Company restaurant located at 2710 Canton Road in Marietta, GA. There is currently a $5.00 cover charge for non-members to attend this event. Show up at 6:30 PM to eat and network before the meeting officially starts at 7:00 PM. Read More?

Beginning Investors Group (Sandy Springs)

Beginning Investors Group (BIG)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 just getting back into the game once more. If you are a new investor and don’t know where to start or don’t want to learn how to invest on your own, this is the perfect group for you. Read More?

All Inclusive Marketing (AIM) Group (Sandy Springs)

All Inclusive Marketing GroupThe Atlanta REIA All Inclusive Marketing (AIM) Group is a networking and educational meeting led by Rock Shukoor for like-minded real estate investors and small business owners who LOVE MARKETING and are interested in improving their business and taking it to the next level through creative marketing techniques. Read More?

Mountain REIA (Cumming)

Mountain REIAMountain REIA is a new educational and networking group led by Gordon Catts and Richard Benthal that brings in local, active investors and to provide information and education in a low or no-sales environment. Mountain REIA meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Golden Corral located at 2025 Market Place Blvd in Cumming, Georgia. Read More?

Atlanta Intown Investors Group (Atlanta)

Atlanta Intown Investors ClubThe Atlanta Intown Investors Club is the newest subgroup addtion to Atlanta REIA. 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. Meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the “Wrecking Bar BrewPub” located at 292 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA from 6PM-9PM. Dinner and cocktails will be available to order. Join us for the meeting as well as dinner to support our local businesses. Read More?

Savannah REIA (Savannah)

Savannah Real Estate Investors Alliance (Savannah REIA)Savannah Real Estate Investors Alliance (Savannah REIA) is an educational and networking group led by Aislee Jackson that focuses on creative real estate investing techniques and networking opportunities. Savannah REIA meets on 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. Read More?

LUNCH MEETINGS

Haves & Wants Weekly Meeting (Sandy Springs)

Haves and Wants Weekly Meeting for Real Estate Deal MakersThe Haves and Wants Meeting is a weekly real estate investor brainstorming and deal making jam session led by Joe Thompson that is held at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA inside the Perimeter at the Prado. They meet EVERY Thursday at 1:30 PM except for major holidays. Read More?

Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate Group (Sandy Springs)

Atlanta REIA Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate GroupThe Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate Group is an educational, networking and call to action subgroup, led by Steve Brown and Bill Ham for new, intermediate and advanced investors with a serious interest in purchasing commercial real estate. The group meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 11:30 AM at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA at the Prado.Read More?

Small Business Group (Sandy Springs)

Atlanta REIA Small Business GroupThe Small Business Group (SBG) is an educational and networking subgroup, led by Karen Bershad, designed to help real estate entrepreneurs and other small business owners run their business more efficiently and profitably in today’s ever changing economy. The group meets once per quarter at the 5 Seasons Brewing at the Prado located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA inside the Perimeter. Read More?

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Atlanta REIA Meeting Updates

Tue, September 1st @ 6:30PM – Golden Corral, Cumming, GA
Mountain REIA
Learn About Home Inspections and How They Can Save You $$$$!
with Special Guest, Rick Harris
September 1st, 6:30PM, Golden Corral, Cumming, GA

Rick HarrisWe are excited to announce that ASHI certified home inspector, Rick Harris, will be our special guest speaker this month at the Mountain REIA monthly meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 1st at 6:30PM at the Golden Corral located at 2025 Market Place Blvd, Cumming, GA. Rick will be teaching us all about home inspections and why they are such a critical part of your real estate investing business.

Whenever you are buying a new home either as a rental or to rehab, you will definitely want to have that house examined by a certified home inspector. A home inspector can save you from so many headaches by bringing to light potential problems that you may not have been able to see just by walking through the property. They can also save you a lot of money by helping you more accurately figure your rehab costs prior to purchase so that you can buy smart, and earn a large profit. You could potentially only estimate a $10,000 rehab, but a thorough home inspection may find an additional $15,000 in other repairs you didn’t see during your walk though. That additional $15,000 in repairs will come straight out of your pocket if you don’t factor it in before you make your offer.

You definitely do not want to miss this meeting and learn directly from a certified home inspector what he looks for in houses and how he can save you a lot of money on the front end, before you buy your next investment property. There will be a lot of learning and great networking. Make sure to bring your business cards and deals to discuss.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

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Non-Members can also attend at No Charge

About Mountain REIA

Mountain REIAMountain REIA is a new real estate investors association being 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. Please be prepared to patron the restaurant, enjoy the networking, and the outstanding information!

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Wed, Sept 2nd @ 6PM – College Park, GA
Atlanta REIA South & The Multi-Family Investing Group
How To Build a Multifamily Real Estate Business
with Special Guest Speaker, Bill Ham
September 2nd, 6PM, Club E Atlanta
3707 Main Street, College Park, GA

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Bill HamWe 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 expert real estate investor, Bill Ham. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 2nd at 6PM at Club E Atlanta located at 3707 Main Street in College Park, GA. At the meeting, Bill will be teaching us about the business side of multifamily real estate investing and how to set up a business model to make you a lot of money.

Setting up a new business model can be a bit scary and intimidating, especially when it comes to venturing into multifamily properties. Truth be told, it all boils down to working with bigger numbers. Bill is going to teach you all about the systems he uses and processes he has set up in his own multifamily real estate investing business. He will cover how to get things set up so you can get started the right way with the proper systems in place. He will also show you how to run the day to day operations of the business model he will be showing you. At the end of this meeting, you will be much less intimidated about the idea of starting your multifamily real estate investing business because you will have the knowledge and the tools available to you to set yourself up for success.

Bill Ham has been investing in multifamily real estate for over 10 years. He has created a portfolio of nearly 400 units in Macon, GA. His entire real estate investing portfolio was created using creative and seller financing methods. Bill definitely knows what it takes to run a successful multifamily real estate investing business. Do not miss this opportunity to learn from the best and get your own portfolio started the right way to help ensure your success!

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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 has NEW Date, Time and Meeting location. The group will be meeting 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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Mon, September 14th at 5:00 PM in Norcross, GA
Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting
& Vendor Trade Show
Sept 14th @ Atlanta Unity, Norcross, GA
How to Structure Deals for Passive Income Like the Top 1% of Investors
with Special Guest, George Antone
MEETING CHANGED TO 2ND MONDAY THIS MONTH ONLY DUE TO LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

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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George AntoneAtlanta REIA is excited to announce that George Antone, founder of MPactWealth, will be the special guest speaker at our Main Monthly Meeting on Monday, September 14th at 5PM. The meeting will take place at Atlanta Unity located at 3597 Parkway Lane in Norcross, GA. George will be sharing with us his years of knowledge about being an entrepreneur and investor.

Since the age of 16, George has been involved in business with several of his family’s enterprises. He has become an expert at structuring deals, whether real estate, notes, or any other income-producing transactions. Most investors know how to find the deals, and many even know how to find the funds to close the deal, however, the majority of investors do not structure their deals properly and they leave themselves vulnerable down the road. You definitely don’t want to be that investor. So don’t miss this very important meeting.

At the meeting, George will briefly discuss what he will be going into more depth about at The Wealthy Code Workshop. He will discuss…

  • Mistakes to avoid in order to earn passive income that is consistent and dependable
  • How to evaluate and adjust deal risks and rewards in a way that allows you to make the deal work for you
  • Ways to minimize your risk and and maximize your profits by using different structures for your deals
  • How to achieve the dream of most entrepreneurs of working less, having less stress, and having more money and the freedom to spend your time doing what you love to do
  • And much, much more!

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn how to structure all of your income producing deals to make you more money. All this is happening at the Atlanta REIA main meeting on Monday, September 14th 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!

BonusMember Appreciation Event: Don’t miss the opportunity to learn much, much more from George at the 2-Day FREE* Member Appreciation Event> on September 19th & 20th. This event is FREE* for the first 100 Atlanta REIA Members who sign up. Most seats have already been reserved, so if you have not RSVP’d yet, Reserve Your Seat ASAP!

*PLEASE NOTE: This event is FREE and limited to 100 members who RSVP. However, there is a $25 reservation fee to hold your seat that is 100% refundable if you attend both days and stay to the very end. There will be absolutely no refunds for no shows or those who leave early. No exceptions. Date, Time & Location are subject to change.

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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 George Antone
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 Home Buyers Creative Deal Makers Subgroup

Sept 14th Meeting Before the Meeting
with Don DeRosa

Don DeRosaThe long awaited High Tech Home Buyers Creative Deal Makers Subgroup is here. Are you spending money on marketing and not getting any deals? Are you able to take any lead and make a deal out of it? Do you know how to make multiple offers that actually get accepted? Are you using technology to your advantage? If the answer is “NO” to these questions then you MUST attend this subgroup meeting.

Would you like to learn how to structure deals so you can buy houses with little or none of your own cash and none of your own credit? 15 hours a week… That’s all you need! Imagine… taking any seller lead and being able to create a winning deal out of it… Making thousands of dollars where you thought there were none. No more wasted marketing dollars. No more wasted phone calls. No more wasted time.

Join Don DeRosa at the High Tech Home Buying Creative Deal Structuring Subgroup on Monday, September 14th from 5PM to 6PM at the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting at Atlanta Unity where he will be teaching about a wide variety of topics each month. 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.

Some topics Don will be teaching about include:

  • Using Apps on your iPad or other mobile device to evaluate deals on the go
  • Creative Techniques such as Wrap Around Mortgages, Sandwich Lease Options, Subject-To, Seller Financing, and more
  • How to be a transaction engineer.
  • How to be a problem solver.
  • And so much more…

Bring your deals and Don will walk through them step-by-step and he’ll show you how to easily evaluate the lead, determine your exit strategy, structure the deal, negotiate with the seller, and get the paperwork done in a snap.

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 buy right… Learn to Make More and Work Less, Right Now!

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>>

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>>

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>>

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.

Georgia Home DealsGeorgia Home Deals – Jack Kudron of Georgia Home Deals offers professional counseling on buying, selling, renovating and refinancing investment properties. He also offers a wide variety of wholesale and lease/option deals. 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>>

Farmers Insurance – Sandy Springs (Jim Derrick)

Flipology with Ramon Tookes

Secured Investment Lending

See Atlanta REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
Wed, August 26th @ 7PM in Sandy Springs, GA
Bird Dog Training Class
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 Wednesday, August 26th at 7PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs 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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Mon, August 24th @ 6:30PM – Marietta, GA
Atlanta REIA Wild Wild West
Understanding Consumer Credit & How to Get Your Buyers Qualified
with Hurdis Broach
August 24th, 6:30PM, Cherokee Cattle Company
2710 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA

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Atlanta REIA West MeetingWe are excited to announce that this month at the Atlanta REIA Wild Wild West monthly meeting, our special guest speaker will be Hurdis Broach from The Barrington Financial Group, Inc. The meeting will be held on Monday, August 24th at 6:30PM located at 2710 Canton Rd in Marietta. At the meeting, Hurdis will be teaching us about credit and how his company can help your potential buyers qualify for institutional financing in order to cash you out.

Where do you go to get a lease option buyer or an owner finance buyer qualified to get a conventional mortgage and cash you out? With the Mortgage Meltdown in the last few years, there are a huge number of folks who cannot currently qualify for a mortgage because of poor credit. These same people may be able to qualify in a few years with some help and guidance. Come hear from an expert in this arena as he discusses credit, how it impacts the marginal borrower, and how to resolve their issues. For more than 20 years, Hurdis has been working with lenders and attorneys to help their clients understand and improve their credit issues.

Founded in 1992 and incorporated in 1997, The Barrington Financial Group, Inc is a mortgage consulting company that specializes in assisting banking and mortgage lending institutions with their prospective home buyers who are having difficulty in qualifying for a mortgage. With over 30 years of experience in the banking, mortgage, collection, and credit industry, they have assisted well over 3,000 clients with obtaining their mortgages over the past 23 years.

Leslie MathisThe Atlanta REIA West Monthly Meeting is an Atlanta REIA Sub-chapter led by Leslie Mathis that is held on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company located at 2710 Canton Rd in Marietta. The next meeting will be held on Monday, August 24th at 6:30PM. Atlanta REIA Members can attend for FREE and guests 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 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, August 24th at 6:30PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company located at 2710 Canton Rd in Marietta!

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 *Complimentary 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.

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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 Hurdis Broach
9:00PM: Drawings for Prizes & Giveaways
9:05PM: Late Nite Networking

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

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Tue, August 25th @ 6:30PM – Peachtree City, GA
Peachtree City EPIC Group
Come Experience the EPIC Group & Auction.com
with Special Guests, Bob Townsend & Kimberly Dooley of Auction.com
August 25th, 6:30PM, Green Ginger Asian Fusion
200 Market Place Connector, Peachtree City, GA

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Kimberly DooleyBob TownsendWe are excited to announce that this month at the Peachtree City EPIC Group, our special guest speakers will be Bob Townsend and Kimberly Dooley from Auction.com. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 25th at 6:30PM at the Green Ginger Asian Fusion Restaurant located at 200 Market Place Connector in Peachtree City, GA. Bob and Kimberly will be discussing the benefits of working with Auction.com as an investor. They will also show you Auction.com’s products and services you can benefit from and how to use the Auction.com website.

Auction.com offers many products and services for its clients. As an investor, you can benefit from utilizing these resources to acquire deeply discounted properties. Come on out on Tuesday, August 25th. 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!

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Bob Townsend is a retired consultant who has over 40 years of senior level experience in product and general management, sales and marketing, and content development. He brings a unique perspective to the business based upon his hands on and senior management experience in both traditional and new media. Bob has observed and worked as a contractor with Auction.com since he came to Atlanta in 2009.

Kimberly Dooley has been a licensed real estate agent since 2007. Immediately after becoming licensed, Kimberly worked as an onsite agent for a 150 homes subdivision. She has 8 years of experience working with individual buyers, investors, and listing homes. Kimberly joined Auction.com in May of 2013 as a contract writer working at the foreclosure auction in Gwinnett County. She quickly moved to auditing and then worked as a staff manager for a year and a half. Kimberly is currently the lead for the concierge team in GA. She is a field trainer, contact for the Auction.com brokerage engagement program, and involved in the lunch and learn for real estate agents and brokers.

Late Nite Networking After EPIC Meeting

Late Nite NetworkingAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA EPIC meeting (after 9PM), we will be hanging out at the Green Ginger Asian Fusion Restaurant for Late Nite Networking, also known as the “Meeting After the Meeting.” 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!

About the Atlanta REIA EPIC Group

Atlanta REIA EPIC GroupThe EPIC Group, which stands for “Education, Properties, Income and Community”, is a Peachtree City Real Estate Investing Group that is all about buy and hold real estate investing, long term income and building your net worth. The meeting takes place at the Green Ginger Asian Fusion Restaurant located at 200 Market Place Connector in Peachtree City, GA. The host for this event is Donna Littleton, Broker & CEO 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.

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Thu, August 27th @ 11:30 AM in Sandy Springs, GA
Commercial & Multi-Family Group
Deal Analysis for Multi-Family Properties
With Steve Brown & Bill Ham

Bill Ham & Steve Brown This month on Thursday, August 27th at 11:30AM at the 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd we will be discussing how to analyze and value distressed assets vs. performing assets. We will cover all the math that you need to know to make an educated decision on an apartment deal. It’s all about the numbers and if you don’t know the numbers, you can’t tell if something is a good deal or not. We will also discuss the Atlanta market and how the area affects the deal analysis. Join us on Thursday, August 27th at 11:30AM and we will “show you the numbers.”

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.

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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 (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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Thu, August 13th @ 11:30AM – Sandy Springs, GA
Small Business Group (SBG)
Learn All About Asset Protection
with Russ Hiner
August 13th, 11:30AM
5 Seasons Brewing, Sandy Springs, GA

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Russ HinerCome be part of the Small Business Group on Thursday, August 13th at 11:30AM at the 5 Seasons Brewing at the Prado located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs where Russ Hiner will be sharing with us all about how to protect your assets.

Russ will be teaching us all about…

  • Understanding the different types of asset protection vehicles
  • When do you need asset protection?
  • Unconventional asset protection vehicles.
  • How should I set up my corporation?
  • Know what questions to ask your accountant and/or attorney
  • How to determine what is the best vehicle for you.
  • How to make changes to the protection as you grow in wealth
  • Understand how the wealthy use these tools to protect themselves
  • And much, much, more…

This training will allow you to learn more about the different types of asset protection that are available to you and how to start using them. You won’t want to miss this invaluable information!

See you at the meeting!

Haves and Wants Meeting After SBG

Late Nite NetworkingAfter the conclusion of our Small Business Group Meeting, plan to stick around for Joe Thompson’s Haves and Wants Meeting. The Haves and Wants Meeting, led by Joe Thompson, is a weekly real estate investor brainstorming and deal making jam session. They meet EVERY Thursday (except major holidays) from 1:30PM till approximately 3:30PM.

About the Small Business Group (SBG)

Small Business Group (SBG)The Atlanta REIA Small Business Group (SBG) is an educational and networking group for real estate entrepreneurs and small business owners, led by Karen Bershad, that meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, once per quarter, at 11:30AM at the 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

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Mon, August 17th @ 6:30PM in Sandy Springs, GA
The Beginning Investors Group
Buying Houses “Subject-To”
In Today’s Real Estate Market

with Don DeRosa

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

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Don DeRosaDon DeRosa is a part time real estate trainer and mentor and full-time real estate investor who actively buys, sells and holds properties each month for huge profits and long term cash flow. Today Don is working furiously at buying properties “Subject-To” using the existing financing on the seller’s home instead of having to go to a bank or a hard money lender for funding. This allows Don to buy multiple properties fast, without coming up with all the purchase funds on the front end. This is the perfect strategy in today’s market where easy funding is not readily available for investors to buy pretty houses.

Join us on Monday, August 17th at 6:30PM at the Atlanta REIA Beginning Investors Group Meeting at Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs and Don will share with you, many of the subject-to strategies, tools and techniques he uses every day to create winning deals for himself as well as his buyers and sellers.

Don will walk you through real world, actual deals, step-by-step to demonstrate how to apply these strategies, tools and techniques. In fact, you can bring your deals, and he’ll show you exactly how to evaluate the lead, determine your exit strategy, structure the deal, negotiate with the seller and get the paperwork done almost instantly and without any of the hard work you normally do to get your deals done.

By the end of the presentation, you’ll know…

  • How to recognize a “Subject To” opportunity and buy with little or no money!
  • How to evaluate any lead and decide whether this is a winner for you and how much money you’ll make before you make your offer
  • How to combine buying strategies and exit strategies – that work right now, in 2015
  • How to structure a deal in less than 10 minutes, so that you make a minimum of $20,000 on it, choosing from multiple purchase and exist strategies
  • How to determine the seller’s hot buttons so you can craft a deal the seller can’t refuse
  • How to use Don’s proprietary tools to negotiate for you, so you never let your emotions talk you into making a bad deal!

Don’t miss out on learning about this great investing strategy you can use to get your real estate business up and going!

We are looking forward to seeing you at the meeting!

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Late Nite Networking After BIG Meeting

Hudson GrilleAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA BIG Meeting (after 9:00PM), we will be hanging out at the Hudson Grille for Late Nite Networking also known as the “Meeting After the Meeting”. Stick around, have some dessert, a drink, network and have fun with like-minded investors and real estate professionals as we hang out late into the night!

Event Agenda*
6:30 pm: Networking, Haves and Wants & Introductions
7:00 pm: Information & Upcoming Events
7:30 pm: Prizes and Giveaways
7:35 pm: Main Presentation with Special Guest Speaker, Don DeRosa
9:05 pm: Closing Comments & Late Nite Networking

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

If you become an Atlanta REIA member before midnight, August 16th, you may attend this BIG Meeting at no charge as well as other great Atlanta REIA Meetings, plus get great discounts on other Atlanta REIA Workshops.

About the Beginning Investors Group (BIG)

Beginning Investors GroupBIG is an educational and networking special interest group, hosted by Dustin Griffin for new investors who are just getting started in real estate investing as well as “new again” real estate investors who’ve taken a few years off and are looking to start investing again. The entire purpose of this group is to educate and inspire new investors working on their “first deal” and help new again investors get their “next deal”. Please join us on the 3rd Monday of each month at Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs.

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Tue, August 18th @ Noon in Chamblee, GA
The Onsite Renovation Group
Credit Solutions for Future Home Owners and Investors
with Jill Halbreich
Tuesday, August 18th at NOON
3724 Loveland Terrace, Chamblee, GA

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Onsite Renovation GroupThis month, on Tuesday, August 18th at NOON, the Onsite Renovation Group will be meeting at a rehab property located at 3724 Loveland Terrace in Chamblee, GA. While at the property, Jill Halbreich from Financial Education Services, will be speaking briefly about credit solutions for Investors and their Buyers. We will also be taking a look at this property and discussing many of the challenges we have been facing with pulling the permits in order to get the rehab underway. 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. There is currently no charge to attend this meeting.

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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Tue, August 18th @ 7:00PM in Sandy Springs, GA
Atlanta Wholesalers Group
Marketing for 2015 – Part 2 –
The Landscape is Shifting

with Frank Iglesias
August 18th, 7PM, Hudson Grille
6317 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs, GA

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Frank IglesiasIf you have been sending out tons of mailers and maybe not getting as much nice feedback as you have in the past, welcome to the club. The market is hot and response rates are not…IF you have been doing the same thing as you were even just six months ago.

That being said, there are still a ton of deals out there. You just have to start looking in different places in addition to changing your approach. Or perhaps, simply do larger volume. And let’s not forget, your mindset can have a significant impact on the process as well.

In this session, we will revisit our roundtable discussion to find out what is working, what is not, and ideas you can implement to start finding the wholesale gems that are out there in your area.

And I assure you they are out there! Join us as we dig into this all too important topic of marketing as a wholesaler this month. You are in the marketing business whether you realize it or not.

Bring your ideas, your recent results, and your deals so everyone can learn together. People in the group are doing deals today so make sure to bring yours!

See you there!

My name is Frank Iglesias. Come join us on Tuesday, August 18th at 7PM at the Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs as we network, do what is now our standard deal analysis at every meeting and then we will dive into our topic for the evening!

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About Atlanta Wholesalers

Atlanta Wholesalers GroupThis Atlanta Wholesalers group is primarily for wholesalers who are serious about the business and not just “trying” Real Estate out. Frank started this group to work with other wholesalers who are serious about building their business using the utmost of honesty and integrity. We are looking forward to exploring how we can grow together in our local market. We hope you will join us!

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Wed, August 19th @ 6:30PM – Buford, GA
Atlanta REIA North Meeting
Never Leave Your Phone Unanswered, Money May Be Calling with Corky Nesbitt
August 19th, 6:30PM
1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA

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Corky NesbittConsumer Reports stated that 63% of people who call someone and get a voicemail do not actually leave a voicemail, but just hang up. If a motivated seller calls your number and gets a voicemail, the chances are high that they will just hang up and call the number from the next letter in the pile. Don’t miss the Atlanta REIA North meeting this month where our special guest speaker, Corky Nesbitt from Communication Business Services, Inc (CBSI), will be sharing all the services his company can provide to make sure that your phone never goes unanswered so you won’t lose out on that potential deal. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30PM located at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA.

Being a successful investor is dependent upon being a successful marketer. There has to be a continuous flow of leads coming across your desk and your phone should always be ringing. There is no way possible that you can make yourself available 24/7 to always be answering those phone calls, along with analyzing the deals, going to the properties, meeting with sellers, etc. It would also be a waste of money sending out letters to motivated sellers, only for them to call you back and you not be available to answer and they getting your voicemail. CBSI can help with that.

CBSI is a Veteran-Owned, American-Operated, Certified Small Business, located right here in Marietta, GA. They have been successfully answering other people’s phone for over 30 years. They currently manage over 1200 accounts, 500 of which are for Real Estate Professionals. Their operators are extremely knowledgeable and well trained to handle your phone calls in an upbeat and professional manner. You receive an email notification every time the phone rings so you can keep up with your messages in real time and call back those hot leads right away and seal the deal. You definitely won’t want to miss out on learning how to ensure the success of this critical part of your business.

The Atlanta REIA North meeting is held on the 3rd 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!

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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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