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Movers & Shakers Monthly Lunch MeetingMovers and Shakers is an brand new Atlanta REIA educational and networking group led by Gordon Catts that is designed to meet the interests  and needs of intermediate and advanced investors. Our first meeting is on Monday, January 17th at 11:00 AM at the 5 Seasons Brewing located at 3655 Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta, GA (map). 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. This meeting will take place each month at the same location on the 3rd Monday of each month, so update your calendar and be sure to attend!

Dyches BoddifordOur special guest at this month’s Movers & Shakers Meeting will be Dyches Boddiford, a 30 Year veteran of the Atlanta Real Estate Market. Dyches will will be sharing his thoughts on:

  • What will the real estate market be like in 2011?
  • What should you do to hedge your position to take advantage of opportunities and avoid the pitfalls?
  • What are the market trends and why?
  • How will you adjust your business plan for these changes in the market?

Come hear Dyches discuss his take on these topics based on his 30 years of experience investing in the Atlanta real estate market. Bring your questions for discussion as well. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Movers and Shakers Monthly Lunch Meeting

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Atlanta REIA News for Jan 10th, 2011

Posted on January 10, 2011 by

What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA
This Week and Next…

We Have a Lot Going on This Week & Next for the Active Investor… Workshops, Meetings, Webcasts & More!

Mon, Jan 10th: Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Replay is Online!

This is our very first Haves and Wants Speed Marketing Session that we recorded live at our January 3, 2011 New Year Atlanta REIA Meeting. This is a new 30 minute session at our Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting that starts at 6:00 PM on the 1st Monday of the month and is hosted by Joe Thompson. Join us at our next Atlanta REIA Meeting on Feb 7th at W Hotel Atlanta Perimeter and you too can take part in the Speed Marketing Session. Thanks Joe and Alan for making this possible. Watch Now!

Tue, Jan 11 @ NOON: Pre-Workshop Call with Ron LeGrand

If you already registered for Ron LeGrand’s Fast Track to Wealth Seminar on Jan 15th, you are invited to the Pre-Event Call at 12:00 PM Noon on January 11th to prepare you for the upcoming training event. You must register for the workshop to get the call in number and password. This is a VERY IMPORTANT CALL and may result in getting you a deal. We will talk about hot to collect leads and what to expect. Ron will be calling many of these leads at the training event. If you haven’t signed up, Register Now so you can be on this important call.

Tue, Jan 11 @ 7:00 PM: The Real Estate Junkie Webcast (New!)

On the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7PM ET, Kimberlee Frank is going to teach you real world investing strategies and techniques that work in today’s troubled economy and real estate market. Register for the Webcast Now!

Thu, Jan 13 @ 1:30 PM: Haves & Wants Meeting

The Haves and Wants Meeting, run by Joe Thompson, is a weekly investor’s brainstorming and deal making jam session held at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs (Map) at the “Prado”. They meet EVERY Thursday (except major holidays) from 1:30 PM till approximately 3:00 PM.

Thu, Jan 13 @ 6:30 PM: Atlanta REIA South Meeting

The Atlanta REIA South Monthly Meeting, run by Reggie Jackson, is held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM at Ryan’s Restaurant located at 5425 North Henry Blvd in Stockbridge, GA (Map). Please show up at 6:30 PM to eat and network before the meeting officially starts at 7:00 PM. Atlanta REIA Members may attend at no charge. Guests may attend for $5.00.

Thu, Jan 13 @ 9:00 PM: Late Nite Networking South

Immediately after the Atlanta REIA South Monthly Meeting, we will reconvene at the Stockbridge Taco Mac (Map) for Late Nite Networking. We hope you will come out and eat, drink, network, learn and have fun with us!

Sat, Jan 15 @ 8:00 AM: Ron LeGrand’s Fast Track to Wealth

Ron LeGrandWould you like to spend a day with a real estate investing legend? This is your personal invitation to join Ron LeGrand at his Fast Track to Wealth Seminar on January 15th starting at 8AM (Registration starts at 7AM) at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel located at 2450 Galleria Parkway SE in Atlanta, GA. Click here for more information or to register online.

Mon, Jan 17 @ 11:00 AM: Movers & Shakers with Dyches Boddiford

Movers and Shakers is a new educational and networking subgroup led by Gordon Catts for intermediate and advanced investors rather than new investors. The group meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at the 5 Seasons Brewing located at 3655 Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta, GA (Map). 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. Dyches Boddiford will be giving his “State of the Real Estate Market Address” and tell us what is in store for active real estate investors in 2011 so don’t miss out!

Tue, Jan 18 @ 7:00 PM: What’s Hot in REI Webcast with Don Derosa

Don Derosa is this month’s special guest on the What’s Hot in Real Investing Webcast. Everyone has probably heard about the hot new iPad. This month, Don is going to show us how he uses the iPad as an integral TOOL to run his real estate investing business and not just as a TOY. Register for the Webcast Now!

Tue, Jan 19 @ 6:00 PM: Atlanta REIA North

Atlanta REIA North meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D in Buford, GA (Map) in North Gwinnett County just a few miles from the Mall of GA. Special guests and topics to be announced soon. Atlanta REIA Members may attend at no charge. Guests may attend for $5.00.

Tue, Jan 19 @ 6:00 PM: Late Nite Networking North

Immediately after the Atlanta REIA North Monthly Meeting, we will reconvene at the Mall of Georgia Taco Mac (Map) for Late Nite Networking. We hope you will come out and eat, drink, network, learn and have fun with us!

Thu, Jan 20 @ 1:30 PM: Haves & Wants Meeting

The Haves and Wants Meeting, run by Joe Thompson, is a weekly investor’s brainstorming and deal making jam session held at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs (Map) at the “Prado”. They meet EVERY Thursday (except major holidays) from 1:30 PM till approximately 3:00 PM.

Tue, Jan 20 @ 7:00 PM: Live Webcast with Dyches Boddiford

On this special webcast, local real estate investor, expert and trainer Dyches Boddiford will be giving his “State of the Real Estate Market Address” and tell us what is in store for active real estate investors in 2011. This is a rare opportunity you don’t want to miss… Register for the Webcast Now!

Sat, Jan 22 @ 9:30 AM: Hidden Profits in Real Estate Research

At this workshop, Gordon Catts will teach you insider secrets of locating property, lenders & other investors, as well as how to research ownership & mortgage information, sale prices, liens & judgments, etc. The Workshop will be on Saturday, Jan 22 from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D in Buford, GA (Map). Click here for more information.

Atlanta REIA Charter Membership Status Ends January 31st!

Our Charter Membership Drive, which began on October 4th, will end on January 31st, 2011. This does not mean that you can’t still become an Atlanta REIA Member, it just means that you will not forever be classified as a “Charter” or “Founding Member” of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance. Join Atlanta REIA Now for a little as $100/year! Again we thank you for your support!

W Hotel Atlanta PerimeterIMPORTANT NOTICE: Atlanta REIA will be moving to an upscale new venue at the W Hotel Atlanta Perimeter located at 111 Perimeter Center West, Atlanta, GA (map) just across the street from Perimeter Mall. Members and guests can arrive early at 5:00 PM and mingle in the hotel lobby and lounge. We will begin setting up the meeting room at 5:30PM and getting ready for the Haves and Wants Speed Marketing Session which will begin at 6:00 PM sharp. Free parking is available for members and guests in the parking lot conveniently located behind the hotel.

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Haves & Wants Speed MarketingThis is our very first Haves and Wants Speed Marketing Session that we recorded live at our January 3, 2011 New Year Atlanta REIA Meeting. This is a new 30 minute session at our Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting that starts at 6:00 PM on the 1st Monday of the month and is hosted by Joe Thompson. The purpose of this marketing session is to help facilitate deals by giving our members the opportunity to quickly market things they HAVE and no longer want and to find things they WANT but don’t yet have. Thanks Joe and Alan for making this Speed Marketing Session possible! Read More→

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Were you on the webinar we just had with real estate investing legend Ron LeGrand? Can you believe the incredible information he shared with us?

What’s that? You missed it? Oh no! Or maybe you were on the webinar, but your kids were making noise in the background, and you missed a Pearl of wisdom or two.

In any case, I’m happy to tell you that we DID record the webinar and you can watch/listen to it now by clicking below… Read More→

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Happy New Year! You’re Invited to Our
January 3rd, 2011 Atlanta REIA New Year
Meeting & VIP Party with Ron LeGrand

Ron LeGrandIf you haven’t heard by now, Atlanta REIA’s New Year Meeting and VIP Party is starting at 5:30PM on January 3rd, 2011 at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell with our very special guest, Ron LeGrand! This is sure to be our BIGGEST and BEST monthly event so far and you are invited!

Guests and members of other local REIA groups can attend at NO CHARGE this month. Come check us out, network, have fun and celebrate the New Year with us and see what all the buzz is about first hand!

Be sure to dress sharp (business attire), bring plenty of business cards and your camera for networking. There will be speed marketing, training and plenty of VIPs and networking with a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres.

Here’s our tentative agenda for the evening…

Starting at 5:30PM: Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session

Joe ThompsonThis month, Joe Thompson will host Atlanta REIA’s new Haves and Wants Speed Marketing Session starting at 5:30 PM sharp. The purpose of this session is to make deals happen by giving our members the opportunity to quickly market things they HAVE and no longer want and to find things they WANT but don’t yet have. We will be video recording the session and putting it on AtlantaREIA.com for 24/7 playback to help you market your Haves & Wants throughout the month.

Here’s what you need to know to participate: (1) Members and guests are welcome to participate this month. (2) Show up early (5:15PM) to get on our participant list since spots are limited due to time constraints. (3) Bring a single flyer with big, bold letters including your Name, Phone & Email as well as your have’s and wants. We will digitally project your flyer up on the big screen, so avoid fine print that will be difficult for the audience to read. (4) You need to be prepared to address your haves, wants and contact information quickly since you will only have 30 seconds to one minute depending on the number of participants. (5) Remember, you can bring business cards additional flyers with more detailed information for discussion during the networking session and VIP Party.

At 6:00PM: Atlanta REIA Announcements & Upcoming Events

We’re going to take a few minute to tell you what’s new with Atlanta REIA, what events and workshops are coming soon and how to become an official Atlanta REIA Member while “Charter” memberships are still available. Click here for more information on how to Join Atlanta REIA Online while Charter Member and Goodwill Ambassador status is still available.

At 6:30PM: Ron LeGrand on How to Prosper This New Year

Ron LeGrandRon LeGrand be delivering a special, never heard before presentation called “The 7 Top Requirements For You To Prosper As A Real Estate Investor.” Ron has bought over 2000 houses personally over 29 years and trained over a half million people on his simple system and his tell it like it is, humorous delivery by the most qualified man alive may be a turning point in your life as it has been for so many others. He’ll come bearing gifts and do a Q & A after his talk and networking at our VIP Party, so don’t plan on leaving early. Come see, meet and greet the “Godfather of Real Estate Investing” Monday night! BTW, Ron will be back in Atlanta on January 15th for a one day Fast Track to Wealth Workshop, so clear your calendar now!

At 8:15PM: New Year 2011 Late Nite Networking VIP Party

Atlanta REIA / Late Nite Networking 2011 New Year VIP PartyThere will be a very special Late Nite Networking VIP Party after the Atlanta REIA Meeting starting around 8:15 PM. There will be a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. Dress code is business attire. All local speakers, vendors, business associates are welcome to attend at no charge as well as members of other local REIA groups. Come out network, have fun and celebrate the New Year with us! Please RSVP for this event by contacting Chrissy at 770-904-2508 ext 1 or chrissy@atlantareia.com.

Also be sure to bring your camera and/or video camera to take lots of pictures and videos for posting online and sharing with Atlanta REIA, your friends and/or customers. Not only do we like to network in person at our Atlanta REIA and Late Nite Networking Meetups, but we like to socialize via social networking online too! Follow us and we’ll follow you back so you can expand your social network, post comments, photos and videos on our social networking sites and more! You can be a friend and follow us online at the following sites and network with us 24/7!

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Want to Learn Real Estate Investing From a Living Legend?

Last week, I interviewed the “Guru of all Real Estate Gurus,” Ron LeGrand. The webinar was an amazing success and we maxed out our available number of “seats”. We had quite a few people ask if there was a way they could watch a replay because they missed it or because there may have been a detail or two that they missed. You’re in luck. We recorded it! And you can see it below.

Ron went over the 4 basic models of real estate, and will show you how to be profitable in all 4. Not only that, but he actually gives away something of great value ($497) at the very end of the webinar! Read More→

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Atlanta REIA's 2011 New Year Meeting & VIP Party

January 3rd, 2010 is Atlanta REIA’s 2011 New Year Meeting & VIP Party. The Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session starts at 5:30 PM. Ron LeGrand is speaking on how to make 2011 your best year ever in investing in real estate at 6:30 PM (see more about Ron below). Our VIP Party begins at 8:30 PM. Dress to impress (business attire). There will be a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. All local speakers, vendors, business associates are welcome to attend at no charge as well as members of other local REIA groups. Come out network, have fun and celebrate the New Year with us! Please RSVP for this event by December 31st by contacting Chrissy at 770-904-2508 ext 1 or chrissy@atlantareia.com. If you are interested in sponsoring this meeting or future meetings, please let Chrissy know. Read More→

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Ron LeGrand is Coming to Atlanta REIA on January 3rd!

Ron LeGrandAtlanta REIA is very proud to announce that real estate investing legend and millionaire maker, Ron LeGrand, will be speaking at the January Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on how to make money investing in today’s real estate market without using your own cash or credit. If you are new to real estate investing, there is perhaps no one better to learn from than Ron LeGrand! The meeting will be held January 3rd, 2011 at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell, GA and starts at 5:30 PM. Guests can attend this special meeting at no charge. This includes members of GaREIA, North Metro REIA or any other REIA Group. Come celebrate the New Year and kick it off the right way with Ron LeGrand and Atlanta REIA!

Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Comes to Atlanta REIA Main Meeting Starting January 3rd!

Joe ThompsonAtlanta REIA has asked Joe Thompson of the weekly Have’s and Wants Meeting to host Atlanta REIA’s new Have’s and Wants Speed Marketing Session starting January 3rd at 5:30 PM at the Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting. Our goal for this session is the same as at Joe’s Thursday meetings. Joe says “Were looking to aid our members who HAVE things they no longer wish to have as well as those members who WANT things they have been unable to find through their own networks. Our Mission is to increase our members networks and their ability to access the resources necessary to increase their business.” This session is all about making deals happen, so bring in your have’s and wants and share them with our live audience. It gets even better… we will be video recording the Speed Marketing Session and putting it on AtlantaREIA.com for 24/7 playback. This is a great way to spread the word about what you may have or want with our members, guests, friends and followers online and off. Come join us, bring your deal flyers and share your haves and wants and make deals happen!

Shooting Photos & Video, Uploading & Tagging on Facebook

Social Networking with FacebookBring your digital camera to the Atlanta REIA Meeting and Party and take lots of pictures and videos of you and your friends during the event. After the Speed Marketing Session, Dustin Griffin is going to show you how to upload pictures and videos to Facebook from your PC or cell phone and tag yourself and your friends if you don’t already know how. Using pictures and video is a great way to network and make friends in-person and to continue networking online long after the meeting and party is over.

Our 1st Atlanta REIA / Late Nite Networking VIP Party of the New Year on January 3rd!

Atlanta REIA / Late Nite Networking 2011 New Year VIP PartyThere will be a very special Late Nite Networking VIP Party after the Atlanta REIA Meeting starting around 8:30 PM. There will be a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. Dress to impress (business attire). All local speakers, vendors, business associates are welcome to attend at no charge as well as members of other local REIA groups. Come out network, have fun and celebrate the New Year with us! If you are interested in sponsoring this meeting or future meetings, please contact Chrissy at 770-904-2408 ext 1.

Atlanta REIA Charter/Founding Member Status Ends in Jan 2011

We founded the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance back in June of this year, had our first meeting on July 5th and have been getting stronger and stronger each and every month thanks to your help and support. Our Charter Membership Drive, which began on October 4th, will end on January 31st, 2011. This does not mean that you can’t still become an Atlanta REIA Member, it just means that you will not forever be classified as a “Charter” or “Founding Member” of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance. If you do choose to become an official Atlanta REIA Charter Member, it will be a designation and honor that you can put on your “resume” for many, many years to come. We will also be forever listing you on our website, as well as a plaque at our headquarters, as an official Atlanta REIA Founding Member of organization. This way, many years from now, you can look back and say I helped make Atlanta REIA the #1 real estate investor alliance in the South! Join Atlanta REIA Now! Again we thank you for your support!

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Guess Who’s Coming to Atlanta? WOW!

Posted on December 17, 2010 by

Ron LeGrandDid you read the blog post and email I sent to you yesterday? Did you hear the GREAT news?

Clear your calendar for Tuesday, December 21st for 7:00 PM ET, because… We’re having a Webinar with the one and only RON LEGRAND!!!

Register Now!

This is THE guy who has single-handedly taught an uncountable number of students how to do real estate deals so well that they became millionaires.

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Scott BowenOn the Nov 16th, 2010 What’s Hot in Real Estate Investing Webcast, Jeff Nix talked with his good friend, local businessman and real estate investor Scott Bowen on some money saving rehab & repair tips and techniques. They discussed mold, surface restoration, roof restoration and tips on all those items. Read More→

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There is nothing like a good speaker and a party with free food to turn out the crowds! Last night was, without a doubt, our best Atlanta REIA Main Meeting yet.

David LindahlWe want to personally thank David Lindahl for flying in to town and teaching us about commercial real estate as well as giving our members and guests free admission to his 2 Day Wealth Building Conference in Atlanta on December 11th and 12th. If you have not registered for the complimentary 2 day training, click here to Register Now for the Wealth Building Conference.

We also want to thank everyone who attended and joined Atlanta REIA last night as Charter Members. We are off to a great start as the new REIA group in town and really appreciate your ongoing support. If you haven’t joined Atlanta REIA yet, click here for more information on our Membership Plans.

Our Charter Membership Drive ends on January 31st. This doesn’t mean that you can’t still become a member of Atlanta REIA, it just means that you won’t be able to call yourself a Charter, Founding Member of Atlanta REIA… that small group of people and businesses too a chance on us and helped us get started. Thank you to all of our Charter Members. We really appreciate your support.

To help wrap up our Atlanta REIA Charter Membership Drive in January, we’ve asked Ron LeGrand to come speak to our group and focus on helping new investors get started making money in this down economy and trouble real estate market without having to spend a lot of their own money our use their own credit. Guests are welcome at next month’s meeting as well as any members of the Georgia Real Estate Investors Association (GaREIA), North Metro Real Estate Investors Association (North Metro REIA) or any other REIA groups. We hope you will come out and join us next month to see Ron and see what our real estate alliance is all about.

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