What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA – Week of August 22, 2011

Posted on August 22, 2011 by

What's Happening at Atlanta REIAWe have another great week of networking at educational opportunities at Atlanta REIA for the week of August 22nd! Monday is Atlanta REIA West with Catherine McFarland on “Changing Your Thinking & Changing Your Life”. Tuesday we the Note Buyers Group in Smyrna with Tom Boyer. Wednesday is our Atlanta REIA Beginning Investors Group Meeting with Leslie Mathis on “Overcoming Fear of the Deal”. Thursday we have the Cash Cows Commercial Group Meeting with Part 4 of the “How to Find Private Lender” training series with Steve Brown as well as the Haves & Wants deal makers meeting with Joe Thompson. Thursday night we have an Evening with an Expert Webcast. Saturday is a Property Management Workshop with Russ Hiner and Chris Littleton. Come join us!

Mon, August 22nd @ 6:30 PM – Atlanta REIA West
Atlanta REIA West Dinner Meeting
“Change Your Thinking & Change Your Life!” with Catherine McFarland

Catherine McFarlandTONIGHT, Monday, August 22nd at 6:30 PM at the Altanta REIA West Monthly Meeting taking place at the Cherokee Cattle Company Restaurant in Marietta, Catherine McFarland will share with us easy to use, day-by-day steps to change our way of thinking. As humans, we tend to become what we think about and focus upon on a daily basis. Some of our negative thinking, including overcoming fears, feelings of not being good enough, not deserving the best life has to offer, defeatist attitudes, etc, can really hold us back. The Law of Attraction really does work and the universe gives us exactly what we ask for whether it is negative or positive. Learn to ask for what you really want with simple, easy to use techniques that really work. The most powerful thing that changes our lives is not money, bulked up muscles, or super heroes… it is our brains and the thoughts we put into them. You’ve probably heard it said, “Garbage in, garbage out, garbage sticks!” It’s a vital part of our success to master our own thoughts on a daily basis. Whether we think you are setting your goals or not… we are, by simple thoughts, negative or positive, affecting what we become and the outcome of our lives. Join us at the meeting tonight and bring an open mind and something to take lots of notes to hear this life changing presentation. Catherine guarantees you will leave this presentation with tools you can use, right now to change your thinking and change your life!

Atlanta REIA West MeetingThe Atlanta REIA West monthly meeting is an Atlanta REIA Subchapter led by Leslie Mathis that is held on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company restaurant located at 2710 Canton Road in Marietta, GA. 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. 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. Read more→

PLEASE NOTE: Jeff Kaller was scheduled to speak tonight, but had to reschedule at the last minute. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Tues, August 23rd @ 6:30 PM – Note Buyers Group
Note Buyers Group Dinner Meeting

Tom BoyerThe Note Buyers Group an 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 agenda for this month’s meeting is (1) Notes for Sale – Bring yours for analysis, (2) Smaller investment amount opportunities and (3) Strategies using seller financing to buy/sell properties, and (4) Legislation update as appropriate.

Note Buyers Group (NBG)The Note Buyers 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. Read more→

Wed, August 24th @ 6:30 PM – Beginning Investors Group
Beginning Investors Group Meeting
on “Overcoming Fear of the Deal” with Leslie Mathis

Beginning Investors Group (BIG)What’s holding you back from doing your first deal or your next deal? Are you afraid to talk to sellers? Are you afraid of risk or the “unknown”? Are you afraid you will wreck the deal and wreck your life? So how do you overcome your fears so you can finally succeed? If fear of the deal is stopping your real estate success, be sure to attend our next Beginning Investors Group (BIG) Meeting on “Overcoming Fear of the Deal” on Wednesday, August 24th at 6:30 PM at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs.

Leslie MathisOur special guest this month will be Leslie Mathis, a local real estate investor, published author, teacher, trainer, mentor and leader of the Atlanta REIA West Subgroup. For the better part of 30 years, Leslie has studied wealth creation and harnessing the power of the subconscious mind to obtain her own personal goals not only in real estate, but in every area of life. She will be discussing how you to can overcome fear so that you can obtain everything you want out of life and out of your real estate investing career. If some fear is holding you back from succeeding, you need to be at this meeting.

The Beginning Investors Group, hosted by Alan McDonald, is a new educational and networking special interest 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 start investing again. The entire purpose of this group is to help new investors get their first deal and help new again investors get their next deal. Read more→

Thurs, August 25th @ 11:30 AM – Cash Cows Commercial Group
Cash Cow Commercial Real Estate Group
“How to Find Private Money Lenders” (Part 4)
Private Lender Business Plan & Presentation

Steve BrownThis month’s Cash Cow Commercial Group Meeting, on Thursday, August 25th at 11:30 AM, is Part 4 of a 7 part series on “How to Find Private Money” to fund your commercial and residential real estate deals.In Part 1, Steve Brown covered how to discover private lender leads a the courthouse. In Part 2, he covered how to structure your deal before you present it to your potential lender. In Part 3, Steve showed you how to show you how to talk to potential lenders, pre-screen them quickly and get an appointment with them to talk about your deal. In Part 4, Steve is going to show you how to put together a business plan and a summary MS PowerPoint presentation that will help you get the money you need to fund your deals. With the right presentation, private lenders will “Show you the money!” Bring your deals for review. Steve will also talk about giving you access to his private money bank that has lots of cash. If you need private money to fund your deals, this is yet another excellent meeting that you don’t want to miss!

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. Read more→

Thurs, August 25th @ 1:30 PM – Haves & Wants Weekly Meeting
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→

Thurs, August 25th @ 7 PM – Evening with an Expert Webcast
Live Webcast: An Evening with Property Management Expert, Chris Littleton

Chris LittletonThis month’s Evening with a Real Estate Expert Webcast is with Property Management Expert, Chris Littleton. Chris, who has been an active real estate investor and property manager since 2003, is going to share some of his land lording insights, tips and tricks with us on the webcast. We are going to talk to Chris about the new lead-based paint regulations, vacant property loss prevention, prescreening tenants, renting houses quickly, contract management, maintenance, repairs, evictions, hiring a property management company and as much useful information as we can pack into this 1 hour webcast. Chris will also be answering your questions live on the webinar. Click here to RSVP Now!

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Sat, August 27th, 9AM-5 PM – Property Management Workshop
Property Management Workshop

Russ Hiner & Chris Littleton Russ Hiner of Home Buyers of Georgia and Chris Littleton of Solutions Realty Network are doing a Property Management Workshop on Saturday, August 27th at 1960 Sklylar Hill Dr, Suite in Buford, GA. Russ will be teaching do-it-yourselfers how to manage their own properties, tenants and maintenance while Chris will be teaching investors how to be more hands off and how to hire and use a good property management person or company. Right now is a great time to buy and hold properties long term. If you are currently a land lord or planing to be one soon, let Russ and Chris teach you how to do it right or have it done for you without costing you an arm and a leg. Tuition for Atlanta REIA Gold Members is $74, Silver Members $99 and Guests $125. Register now!

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