What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA – Week of June 18, 2012Posted on June 18, 2012 by
We have another great week of meetings and webcasts for real estate investors this week at Atlanta REIA. Monday is Movers & Shakers in Alpharetta with Gordon Catts. Tuesday is the Fish Club in Duluth with Aaron McGinnis. Wednesday is the Atlanta REIA North Meeting in Buford with Eric Shurke. Thursday we are having a webcast with LaGaylia Appleby on reducing your Ga Property Taxes before the upcoming deadlines.
Hosted by Gordon Catts
Movers and Shakers is an educational and networking group led by Gordon Catts that is designed to meet the interests of intermediate and advanced investors rather than new investors. The group meets on Monday, June 18th at 11:00 AM and on the 3rd Monday of each month at 5 Seasons Brewing in Alpharetta. The doors open at 11:00 AM and the program officially starts at 11:30 AM. Atlanta REIA members can attend at no charge and non-members for $5.00.
Hosted by Aaron McGinnis
This month Aaron McGinnis will discuss rebuilding, renovation, and prospective building in today’s market. The Gwinnett Investors Group (aka “The Fish Club”), meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Red Lobster Seafood Restaurant located at 2055 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth just off I-85. This group is an educational and networking group that brings in local, active investors and service providers to provide information and education in a low or no-sales environment. This group is open to everyone for $2 per person. Please be prepared to patron the restaurant, enjoy the networking, and the outstanding information!
How to Automate Your Business by Capturing Calls 24/7 with Voice Mail & Live Answering Systems
Eric Shurke, of Voice Nation, will be our special guest speaker at the Atlanta REIA North Meeting on Wednesday, June 20th at 6:30 PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, in Buford, GA. Eric will be talking about how successful real estate investors leverage automated voice mail systems and live answering specialists to capture leads 24/7 effortlessly so they can work smarter and not harder to earn more money. Eric will discuss:
- Various ways to automate your business with voice mail systems and live operators
- Why you should offer your potential customers a 24 hour recorded message
- When to use Google Voice vs a more robust voice mail system
- What to do when a voice mail system is not enough
- How to supplement your voice mail system with a live answering service
- How to get your calls professionally answered 24/7 for as little as $30 a month
- How you can have a 24 hr recorded message, voice mail system, a 24/7 professional live answering service and have your new leads emailed, texted and/or entered into your web-based lead management system for only $40 a month
- And much more…
Immediately after the Atlanta REIA North Monthly Meeting at approximately 9 PM, we will reconvene at the Mall of Georgia Tilted Kilt located at 3480 Financial Center Pkwy in Buford, GA for the meeting-after-the-meeting, AKA Late Nite Networking. We hope you will come out and eat, drink, network, learn and have fun with us and keep the investing conversations going late into the evening!
Hosted by Joe Thompson
Haves 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. If you are a real estate player or want to be, this is one meeting you don’t want to miss!
5 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 do some deals with us! There is no charge to attend this meeting for Atlanta REIA Members or guests. Feel free to come early and stay late.
Appeal Your Property Tax Today!
with LaGaylia Appleby
Please join us on Thursday, June 21st at 7 PM for our next Atlanta REIA Webcast with our special guest speaker, LaGaylia Appleby of Real Estate Works 4 U! LaGaylia works diligently to lower property taxes for both homeowners and real estate investors across Atlanta. She’s got many tips and techniques to share with us on how we can go about lowering our property taxes legally, ethically, and honestly. By working within the laws and guidelines of our government agencies, she’s been able to save her customers thousands of dollars on their annual property taxes.
LaGaylia will cover:
- Why you should still appeal when your property tax has already been lowered?
- Appeal Process
- Appeal Deadlines
- Property Tax Strategies
Join us on the webcast and let LaGaylia show you how to lower your property taxes and lock in the lower rates for years!