What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA for the Week of June 17, 2013

Posted on June 17, 2013 by
Mon, June 17th @ 6:30 PM in Sandy Springs, GA
The Beginning Investors Group
“Selling & Filling Your Houses Fast”
with Special Guest, Don DeRosa

Don DeRosaThe Beginning Investors Group (BIG) meets this month on Monday, June 17th at 6:30 PM at Hudson Grille located at 6317 Roswell Rd NE in Sandy Springs, GA. This meeting is FREE for Atlanta REIA Members. Guests and Non-Members can pay $20.00 at the door or RSVP Online for $10.00. If you Join Atlanta REIA before attending or at the door, you can attend at no charge.

As a new or “new again” investor, have you ever asked yourself what you’ll do with your first or next property once you buy it? Will you quick turn it? Fix and flip it? Rent it? Lease-option it? Sell it with owner financing? How long will it take you to sell or fill your new investment property? These are common questions many new investors face when considering their first purchase.

Not having a clear “exit strategy” is an obstacle that often prevents many new investors from doing their first deal. If you would like to get a better understanding of how to quickly sell or fill your investment properties once you buy them, be sure to join us on Monday, June 17th at BIG where real estate expert and trainer, Don DeRosa, will be teaching our new investors how to market for tenants and buyers and how to choose thei right exit strategies for maximum profits and minimal out of pocket expenses.

Don will teach you:

  • How to choose the correct Exit Strategy so you can buy the house right
  • Marketing the property for a quick sale
  • Numerous proven methods of Don’s to put more dollars in YOUR pocket
  • Questions & Answers with the audience
  • All this and much more…

Don will use his 17 years of real estate investing experience to help you overcome many of the challenges you may be facing as a new investor. After his presentation, we will do some buyer and seller role playing to give you a chance to practice your negotiation skills. So come out and join us. Come early and stay late for Late Night Networking after the meeting.

Tues, June 18th @ NOON in East Point
The Onsite Renovation Group
Meets Tuesday, June 18th at NOON at
1010 Brookdale Dr, East Point, GA 30344

1010 Brookdale Dr, East Point, GA 30344On Tuesday, June 18th at Noon, the Onsite Renovation Group meets at 1010 Brookdale Dr, East Point, GA 30344. Come out to Onsite Renovation Group as we explore the changing market of East Point, GA. Forces have been changing the face of the Atlanta Real Estate Market and East Point has not escaped the tidal wave of rising sales. Join us and see what a sub-$200k resale and a moderate renovation looks like in the new market.

This is a project that was sourced to the investor by New Western Acquisitions and is being renovated by Craftbuilt. We should be deep into framing and rough mechanical installations at the time of the meeting.

Onsite Renovation GroupThe Atlanta REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG), led by Aaron McGinnis of Craftbuilt Properties, is an new educational and networking group that focuses on the acquisition, renovation and retail resale (fix and flip) of single family residential homes inside the I-285 perimeter and the in-town neighborhoods. 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 of 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 these meeting.

Wed, June 19th @ 6:30 PM in Buford, GA
Atlanta REIA North Meeting
An Evening with a
Real Estate Attorney

with Special Guest Attorney Fred Kross

Attorney Fred KrossAttorney Fred Kross will be our special guest speaker on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30 PM at the Atlanta REIA North Meeting located at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D in Buford, Georgia. Fred is a real estate closing attorney, a bankruptcy attorney as well as a short sale negotiation specialist. Fred will be joining us at the meeting to discuss the closing process, closing “gotchas”, legal and title issues, and much more. He will also do his best to answer any burning legal questions you may have. So come out and join us for a rare opportunity to spend an evening with a real estate attorney!

Fred will answer your questions such as…

  • How much are typical closing costs?
  • How do I calculate/estimate closing costs before I buy?
  • Do you do back-to-back/simultaneous “dry” closings?
  • Do you do “subject-to” closings and what are the risks?
  • Do you close transactions into “land trusts”?
  • Which is a better form of owner financing… a “Agreement for Deed” or “Wrap Around Mortgage”?
  • Do do you short sale negotiations for your clients and if so, how much does it cost?
  • What are the title risks of buying REOs or houses at Auction? Can you get clear title?
  • What are the most common issues that cause a closing to “blow up”?
  • Do new laws and regulations prevent us from providing “owner financing” to new owner occupants of our investment properties?
  • Are there legal ways to flip and/or assign REOs without waiting 90 days?
  • How will a tenant/buyer’s bankruptcy affect my investment properties?

Atlanta REIA North Monthly MeetingAtlanta REIA North is a of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance that meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, Georgia in North Gwinnett County just a few miles from the Mall of Georgia. Like the Main Atlanta REIA Monthly Meeting, this subchapter will be led by Dustin Griffin and will focus on a wide variety of cutting edge real estate investing strategies with a special emphasis on Internet Marketing and Technology for the modern day “High Tech Investor”. The cost is $5.00 at the door for non-members.

Taco MacAfter the conclusion of the Atlanta REIA North Meeting (after 9:30 PM), we will be reconvening at the Mall of Georgia located at 3250 Woodward Crossing Blvd in Buford, GA for the “Meeting after the Meeting”. We may arrive late if the Atlanta REIA Meeting runs late. So please come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night!

Thu, June 20th @ 1:30 PM in Sandy Springs, GA
Haves & Wants Weekly Meeting
Hosted by Joe Thompson

Joe ThompsonHaves and Wants is a weekly investor’s networking, brainstorming and deal making jam session 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 6 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 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!

Mon, June 24th @ 6:30 PM in Marietta, GA
Atlanta REIA West Meeting
Property Management Pros Share Tips & Techniques of Tenant Screening
Hosted by Leslie Mathis

Leslie MathisIndustry studies have found that the true cost of an eviction is over $5000! This situation can frequently be avoided by carefully checking out the applicants for your rental property before you hand over the keys.

Join us at Atlanta REIA West on Monday, June 24th, where the National Tenant Network will share:

  • 5 Secrets every landlord should know
  • 8 steps to screening a potential resident
  • Laws and regulations affecting resident screening

PLUS…

What’s Happening in the Cobb Real Estate Market?

A Market Update with George Beylouny of Silverton Mortgage.

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. There will be Door Prizes, Bonuses, Great Networking and Great Feed. Please come hungry, put on your cowboy boots and hats, bring your business cards and be there on time! Read More→

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