What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA – Week of April 25, 2011

Posted on April 22, 2011 by

This week is another jam packed week at Atlanta REIA. We have Atlanta REIA West on Monday on Buying Houses As-Is and the new Note Buying Group on Tuesday. We have back-to-back meetings on Thursday at 5 Seasons Brewing… Cash Cows Commercial Group at 11:30, Haves & Wants at 1:30 and Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting at 3:30 PM. Thursday evening we have Cash Flow in Alpharetta and a Business Member Orientation Webcast and will be giving away Vendor Bonuses. Saturday is the long awaited REO101 Workshop with Andy Heller and is also a Fuller Center Volunteer Workday in Lakewood. See more details below and come join us!

Monday, April 25th @ 6:30 PM (HOT NEW GROUP!)

How to Buy Houses “AS-IS”
with Catherine McFarland at Atlanta REIA West

Atlanta REIA West MeetingMore and more these days houses are being sold “as is”. Sellers and banks are not accepting contracts with the old protection contract clause of “subject to inspection” or “subject to approval of partner”. These days contract contingencies are rarely being accepted. To get in the game, you have to be able to make a decision and commit to it. Do you really want to buy the house? And are you so confident that you can comfortably put your earnest money on the line?

Catherine McFarlandConquer your fears and take the guesswork out of buying houses “as-is”. At our next Atlanta REIA West Meeting on Monday, April 25th from 6:30 to 9 PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company at 2710 Canton Road, Marietta, GA (map), long time successful real estate investor, code enforcement and zoning officer, Catherine McFarland, will put your fears. Catherine will show you how you can quickly assess damages and repairs to a house and determine the estimated repair costs.

Atlanta REIA Members can attend for FREE and guests for $5.00. Show up at 6:30 PM to eat and network before the meeting officially starts at 7:00 PM. Late Nite Networking starts at 9 PM in the restaurant lobby. Read more…


Tuesday, April 26th @ 6:30 PM (HOT NEW SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP!)

We Buy Mortgage Notes
New Note Buyers Group in Smyrna

Note Buyers Group (NBG)The Note Buyers Group (NBG) is a new Atlanta REIA educational and networking subgroup led by Tom Boyer that is designed to teach real estate investors how to buy and sell the mortgage notes that secure a property rather than buying the property itself. The group’s goal is to transact deals within the group and increase our professionalism through education in a changing credit market. The group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at Olive Garden located at 2467 Cobb Parkway SE in Smyrna about 1/2 mile from I-285. If you are a new investor, this is a great opportunity to pick up pointers on what to do and what not to do when investing in notes. Atlanta REIA Members can attend at no charge.


Thursday, April 28th @ 11:30 AM (HOT NEW SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP!)

Cash Cow Commercial Real Estate Group

Atlanta REIA Commercial Real Estate GroupThe Cash Cow Commercial Real Estate Group is a new educational and networking subgroup led by Steve Brown for new, intermediate and advanced investors with a serious interest in purchasing commercial real estate. The group meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 11:30 AM at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd (map) just prior to the Haves & Wants Meeting. Atlanta REIA members can attend at no charge and non-members for $5.00. Read more→


Thursday, April 28th @ 1:30 PM

Haves & Wants Meeting

Haves and Wants Weekly Meeting for Real Estate Deal MakersHaves and Wants is a weekly investor’s networking, brainstorming and deal making jam session hosted by Joe Thompson and held at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd (map) inside the Perimeter at the “Prado” in Sandy Springs from 1:30 PM till approximately 3:00 PM. This group is all about doing deals and making money right now. If you are a real estate player or want to be, this is one meeting you don’t want to miss! Read more→


Thursday, April 28th @ 3:30 PM

Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting
Haves and Wants Weekly Meeting for Real Estate Deal Makers

Immediately following the Haves & Wants Meeting, we will be having a 5 Seasons Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting at 3:30 PM. Kevin, the Brew Master, will be taking us on a tour and show us how they brew their wonderful beers. After the tour, we will be having a beer tasting sampling of five distinctive brews available. The Beer Tour is FREE, but the Beer Tasting is $10.00. As always, we hope you will come eat, drink, network and have fun with us. We look forward to seeing you there!


Thursday, April 28th @ 6:30 PM

Cashflow Game Night in Alpharetta

Atlanta REIA Cash Flow Players GroupCashflow Game Night is a meetup where individuals can learn to take control of their financial future by playing Robert Kiyosaki’s educational Cashflow 101 and Cashflow 202 board games. The Cashflow Players Group meets again on Thursday, March 24th at 6:30 PM at Champps located at 7955 North Point Parkway in Alpharetta (map). Atlanta REIA Members play for FREE. Come eat, drink, play and network with us! Read more→


Thursday, April 28th @ 7:00 PM

Business Member Orientation Webcast

Business Member Orientation WebcastThursday, April 28th at 7PM ET, Dustin Griffin, Executive Director of Atlanta REIA, and Jeff Nix, Director of Business Membership, will be doing a special Business Member Orientation Webcast on how Gold and Silver Business Members can take full advantage of their Atlanta REIA Membership. We will be giving away the following FREE BONUSES to 10 Business Members who attend the webcast live.

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

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

Register Now!

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 @ 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

REO 101 Workshop with Andy Heller
DoubleTree Northlake @ 4156 LaVista Road

Andy HellerThe long awaited REO 101 Workshop with Andy Heller has finally arrived. The workshop will take place from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Doubletree Hotel Northlake located at 4156 LaVista Rd in Atlanta. Andy will spend all day teaching you how to profit from his proven system on “Buying REOs Low, Renting Smart and Selling High”. Atlanta REIA Gold Members may attend this special event for only $10! Atlanta REIA Silver Members for $20 and Guests for $30. All those who pre-register for this full day workshop will receive a FREE, signed copy of Andy’s best selling book with Scott Frank, “Buy Even Lower”. Read more→

Register Now!

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 @ 9 AM

Fuller Center Volunteer Workday

The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater AtlantaIt is starting to warm up again outside and Atlanta REIA and the Fuller Center of Atlanta are cranking back up our Saturday Volunteer Workdays on Project Lakewood. We’re looking for volunteers this Saturday and every other Saturday to come out and help us eliminate sub-standard housing for local area residents. We meet at 9:00 AM at 1125 Oak Knoll Terrace SE in Lakewood (Atlanta, GA) and usually work until 3:30 PM. Snacks and beverages are provided and you can bring your own as well. Join us and you will get hands-on experience as we renovate and repair homes for some of Atlanta’s neediest families.

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