What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA – Week of October 24, 2011

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What's Happening at Atlanta REIAThis week we have another jam packed week of meetings, networking events and training for Atlanta REIA Members and guests. Monday is Atlanta REIA West with a Panel Discussion on Funding Sources followed by Late Night Networking. On Tuesday there is the Note Buyers Group as well as Part 5 of the Internet Marketing Webcast Workshop on Search Engine Optimization. Wednesday is the Beginning Investors Group at a new location with Sandra Watkins and John Marion. Thursday is the Cash Cows Commercial Group, Haves & Wants and the Evening with an Expert Webcast with Than Merrill and Jon Steingraber from A&E’s “Flip this House”. This is a great week to get involved with Atlanta REIA!

Monday, October 24th @ 6:30 PM
Atlanta REIA West
Panel Discussion on Funding Sources

Atlanta REIA West MeetingYou really want to take advantage of this hot Buyer’s market, you know it’s a great time to be involved in real estate, but there’s something stopping you—something BIG. You just don’t know where to get the money to do your deals! Well we’re about to fix that-come join us at Atlanta REIA West on Monday, October 24th at 6:30 PM and discover various ways to get access to CASH to do your deals. We’ll expose you to some pretty creative and non-conventional methods to fund your deals. This is one you definitely don’t want to miss, because its common knowledge that the one with the cash gets the best deals!

We have assembled a panel of REAL money sources for you. This group of lenders and experts has never before been brought together like this! Meet Jim Hitt with American IRA, a real source of a wealth of information on private money lending. Meet David Dick, a Hard Money Lender right here in the Atlanta area. Meet Tim Gibson, a Senior Loan Officer with the #1 Ranked Independent Mortgage Lender for Purchases in the U.S. Meet Jim Gibson, a Reverse Mortgage Specialist hand-picked from the masses to represent this very unique product. Attend Atlanta REIA West and meet them all, live and in person. These four people have access to millions of dollars to lend to people just like you. Read More…

Tuesday, October 25th @ 7 PM
Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp
Workshop #5: Search Engine Optimization

Internet Marketing Online Boot CampOn October 25, 2011 at 7:00 PM, Dustin Griffin will be teaching the next installment of the Atlanta REIA Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp, a series of live, online webcast workshops that are designed to teach you how to establish a strong Internet presence, get your websites, pages and profiles to the top of the major search engines quickly and to generate all the leads you can handle using the power of the Internet. In Workshop #5 on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Dustin will teach you how to optimize your Super Smart Website, WordPress Website and Blog or any other 3rd party website using “On-Site” and “Off-Site” techniques to help your site rank higher and faster on the major search engines. Reserve your seat now or read more!

Tuesday, October 25th @ 6:30 PM
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…

Wednesday, October 26th @ 6:30 PM
Beginning Investors Group Meeting
at Chef Rob’s Carribean Cafe with Sandra Watkins & John Marion

Beginning Investors Group (BIG)The Atlanta REIA Beginning Investors Group (BIG) is an educational and networking special interest group, hosted by Alan McDonald, 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.

Sandra Watkins & John MarionOn October 26th at 6:30 PM, our guest speakers are Sandra Watkins and John Marion of Alpha Dog Investments. Sandra is a licensed Real Estate Broker with over 12 years experience in investor, residential, and new home sales as well as property management. John is a successful real estate investor who finds, inspects and renovates investment property. John specializes in structuring transactions with other investors and provides thorough analysis of every transaction prior to purchase.

Also, PLEASE NOTE… BIG is meeting at a new location this month… Chef Rob’s Caribbean Cafe located at 5920 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs. They have great authentic Caribbean food at a good price. There will be lots of learning and lots of networking. Bring your deals and your haves, wants and needs to the meeting for discussion. Networking starts at 6:30 PM, Topic discussion starts at 7 PM. Read more…

Thursday, October 27th @ 11:30 AM
Cash Cow Commercial Real Estate Group
“Back to the Future”, the Pros & Cons of All Asset Classes with Steve Brown

Atlanta REIA Commercial Real Estate GroupAt this month’s Cash Cow Commercial Real Estate Group Meeting on October 27th at 11:30 AM at the 5 Season Brewery in Sandy Springs, Steve Brown is going to talk about which asset class will be the easiest, most profitable, lowest entry cost, and create the most value for you… Mobile Home Parks, Apartments, Shopping Centers, Self Storage, or Personal Care Homes. Steve will also give you some tips and tricks to increase profits if you already own any of these asset classes. As a bonus, Steve will also give introduce you to one of his favorite tools… the “Master Lease Option” which allows you to get in light with no credit or need for lenders.

The Cash Cow Commercial Real Estate Group is an 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…

Thursday, October 27th @ 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, November 3rd @ 7:00 PM
Training Opportunity Webcast
with Than Merrill & Jon Steingraber on
How to Make Money Wholesaling Real Estate

Than Merrill & Jon SteingraberIf you are interested in making quick money by “Wholesaling” properties you have to join us on our next Training Opportunity Webcast! On Thursday, November 3rd, at 7:00 PM ET, our special guests will be Than Merrill & Jon Steingraber from A&E’s “Flip this House” on “How to Make Money Wholesaling Real Estate – A No B.S. discussion on what current opportunities are BEST in today’s market.” Than and Jon wholesale a ton of houses each month and on the webcast they’re going to show you exactly how they run their business as well as how you can get started making money wholesaling distressed properties right here in Atlanta. Register for the webcast now and don’t miss it!

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