Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on April 2, 2012

Posted on March 29, 2012 by
Mon, April 2nd @ 3:00 PM – Total Wine & More Atlanta
The “Meeting-Before-the-Meeting”
with John Mangham on 1031 Exchanges

John ManghamPlease join us as we host the “1031 Guy”, John Mangham at our “Meeting-Before-The-Meeting” on April 2nd at 3:00 PM in a private meeting room at Total Wine & More located at 124 Perimeter Center W (see map), just across down the street from where we meet for the Main Atlanta Meeting. John is a CPA and a real estate broker but most importantly he’s been an active investor for over 3 decades. During the past 3 years, John and his partners have bought over 120 houses!

On Monday, John will take us through Essential Elements of a 1031 Exchange transaction and walk through the steps of a successful exchange transaction. In addition, John will help you evaluate what kind of investor you are and provide suggestions to maximize your investing efforts. 1031 topics include: Financial Benefit of an Exchange, Balancing an Exchange, Opportunities with Like Kind Property, Timing in an Exchange, and Your Role in a Successful Exchange. He’ll also share several scenarios to illustrate how to structure your own deals for maximum tax deferral!

Total Wine & MoreAt 5:00 PM, Total Wine & More will be offering a complimentary wine tasting to all those who attend our meeting and wish to participate. There is NO CHARGE to attend this meeting or the wine tasting for Atlanta REIA Members and guests. Thanks Total Wine & More!

Mon, April 2nd @ 5:30 PM – Atlanta Perimeter Hotel & Suites
Atlanta REIA Main Meeting with
Robert Shemin & Other Special Guests
Atlanta REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge
Guests Can RSVP Online for $10 or pay $20 at the Door

Robert SheminHave you ever gone to a class reunion where the “least likely to succeed” showed up in the fanciest car, wearing the most expensive suit, flashing the latest Rolex, and wondered, “How come that idiot’s rich and I’m not?” Bestselling author, wealth expert, and multimillionaire real estate investor, Robert Shemin, became that “Rich Idiot”. Robert is an active investor who has been involved in more than 1,000 deals. He became a millionaire by investing in real estate by the age of 32. He has a law degree and an MBA from Emory University.

On Monday, April 2nd, Robert is going to teach our members and guests how they too can become “Rich Idiots” by turning their thinking upside down, unlearning the things that keep them from making money, and instituting a three-part, wealth building plan based on buying real estate, investing in stocks and bonds, and starting a business. Robert is going to show you what will make you a fortune in today’s market If you really want to make more money in your real estate business than you ever have before, don’t miss this value-packed meeting.


Come hear Robert speak and he will cover:

  • What Makes a Successful investor!
  • The 7 Best Ways to find a Motivated Seller in Today’s Market.
  • How to Analyze Any Deal in 20 Minutes or Less.
  • Discover How to Analyze Which is the Best Profit Process for You!
  • Learn the 3 Best Ways TO Get Money in Today’s Market.
  • How to Locate and obtain Multiple Sources of Money.
  • How to Vertically Integrate Your Profits.
Living the Significant Life: 12 Principles for Making a Difference


As a special bonus gift, Robert has generously agreed to give everyone attending Atlanta REIA’s Main Meeting on Monday, April 2nd a digital copy of his book “The Little Book of Questions” as well as his brand new book entitled “Living the Significant Life: 12 Principles for Making a Difference”. Thanks Robert!!!

How Come That Idiot's Rich and I'm Not?Robert will also be teaching a Full-Day “7 Keys to Making a Fortune in Real Estate!” Wealth Training Workshop on Saturday, April 7th. The first 20 people to register for this Wealth Training Workshop will receive a hard copy of his Wall Street Journal Best-Selling book “How Come That Idiot’s Rich and I’m Not?” The next 20 people who register will receive a paperback copy of the same book. The early registration price is $10 for Gold Members, $20 for Silver Members and $30 for guests. This price is good for 2 people. Register now while seats and supplies last!

This Month’s Mini-Session Topics & Guest Speakers

Karen Bershad“New Member Orientation” is a mini-session hosted by Karen Bershad that is designed to introduce our new members (and guests interested in become a member) to our organization and show them multiple ways they can get involved, get connected and get educated. Come learn more about our website, meetings, networking events, workshops, webcasts, replays and more!

Gordon CattsCourthouse 101 – Learn insider secrets of locating property, lenders and other investors, as well as how to research ownership and mortgage information, sales prices, liens and judgments, etc. Courthouse records are easily accessible and offer a variety of opportunities. Gordon Catts will discuss online resources as well as “feet on the ground” courthouse research.

Mark GaleyRepairing & Renovating Houses for the NeedyMark Galey, the President of Fuller Center for Housing of Greater Atlanta is going to talk about the Fuller Center and Atlanta REIA’s community outreach programs to build, renovate and repair homes for needy Atlanta families and how our members and guests can get involved to lend a helping hand.

Russ HinerWholesaling 101 – Wholesaling is a great strategy for making quick cash, with low risk and without they use of your own cash or credit when done correctly. Wholesaling real estate is among the most popular investment strategies because anyone can do it.

Dustin Griffin“What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA” is a mini-session hosted by Atlanta REIA Executive Director, Dustin Griffin, to update our members and guests on many of the exciting new things that are going on at Atlanta REIA in the upcoming weeks and months such as upcoming workshops, webcasts, special events, member’s benefits and more!

Don DeRosa“There’s an App for That” is a fun new mini-session dedicated to updating you on some of the latest and greatest applications or “apps” for your iPad, iphone or Droid smartphones and tablets for both business and personal use. We want to help you become a high-tech, mobile real estate entrepreneur and this month, Don DeRosa is going to help you do just that!

Joe Thompson“Have’s & Wants Speed Marketing” is 30 minute marketing session hosted by Joe Thompson that is held to help facilitate deals by giving our members the opportunity to quickly market things they HAVE and no longer want and to find things they WANT but don’t yet have. Be sure to get to the meeting early and get on the speed marketing list if you want to participate.

Late Night Networking at Tilted Kilt Perimeter (FOOD SPECIALS!)

Tilted KiltAfter the conclusion of the Main Meeting, we will be reconvening at the Tilted Kilt Perimeter located at 1155-B Mount Vernon Highway in Atlanta for the “Meeting after the Meeting”. The Tilted Kilt will be offering half price appetizers as well as food and drink specials for our members and guests. Come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night!

*Meeting Agenda for March 12, 2012
3:00 pm: “Meeting-Before-The-Meeting” at Total Wines & More
5:00 pm: Vendor & Event Setup for Main Meeting
5:30 pm: Vendor Trade Show & Networking in the Lobby
5:30 pm: New Member Orientation, Courthouse 101 & Fuller Center
6:00 pm: Announcements, Wholesale 101 & There’s an App for That
6:30 pm: Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session
7:00 pm: Networking Break
7:20 pm: Vendor Door Prizes & Giveaways
7:30 pm: Main Topic with Robert Shemin
9:30 pm: Late Nite Networking at the Tilted Kilt Perimeter!

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

Participating Vendors & Sponsors

Each and every month, for the duration of our meeting, we have a Vendor Tradeshow in which you can come out and meet many of our participating business members who help sponsor our meeting. It’s not to late to sponsor this meeting. Thanks again sponsors!

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→

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→

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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Atlanta Private LendingAtlanta Private Lending – Atlanta’s premier private real estate lending company. We provide private, hard money loans to professional real estate investors for renovation and investment purposes. Read More→

Solutions Realty NetworkSolutions Realty Network – Providing expert property management and investment services since 2003. You invest and we take care of the rest! We’re the solution to all your real estate needs. Read More→

Paces FundingPaces Funding – A direct hard money lender based in Atlanta. We specialize in quickly closing investor rehab loans. Low hassles lead to quicker profits. 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→

Scott Bowen’s Specialized Services

Angel Oak Funding

Also, special thanks to all of our volunteers that help make our meetings and networking events possible!


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