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WordPressOn Saturday and Sunday, June 4th & 5th starting at 10 AM, we are doing our first WordPress Website and Blogging Workshop. Dustin Griffin, along with special guest, website designer and internet marketing expert, Jens Beatty, will help you setup a WordPress Website and Blog in class from start to finish. You will also learn how to use your new WordPress Website and Blog to help manage and automate your Internet Marketing Strategy from any virtually any web-ready device such as a PC, notebook, netbook, iPad, Droid, Smart Phone, etc.

Whether you run a real estate investing business or any type of other business, a WordPress Website and Blog will definitely help improve your credibility, marketing efforts, online presence and lead generation. The best news is, you don’t have to be a techie to use WordPress, but it doesn’t hurt either. We are teaching our Atlanta REIA members and guests how they too can be “High Tech Home Buyers & Sellers” and utilize modern technology to run their businesses more effectively online and offline.

WordPress Website & Blogging Workshop
June 4th & 5th at 10AM – Attend Live or Online!
Held at 1960 Skylar Hill Dr, Suite D, Buford, GA (map) or GoToWebinar.com

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Come join us and let Dustin and Jens show you how other successful investors and businesses are using WordPress to dominate the search engines, automate their Internet Marketing and generate all the leads they can handle online. Here is some of what we will be covering and doing in class. Read More→

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Response to our current $50 Atlanta REIA Silver Membership Special has been overwhelming. If you haven’t joined Atlanta REIA yet, now is your last chance to Join for ONLY $50 for the entire first year! You can even add a spouse for ONLY $25 more! Thanks to our members, volunteers and local speakers and real estate experts, the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance has quickly become the hottest real estate investor association in Georgia. If you are still not convinced, feel free to attend any of our monthly meetings and see for yourself. Below is a list of what’s happening at Atlanta REIA this week alone. For more upcoming events, be sure to check out our Events Calendar. We hope to see you at a meeting, networking event, workshop or webcast very soon! Read More→

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Jeff Kaller

Posted on May 3, 2011 by

Jeff KallerA graduate of Appalachian State University, Jeff Kaller has been self-employed as a real estate investor, promoter and real estate trainer for many years. For 17 years he has successfully taught over 100,000 students his proprietary method of short sales. During his career, he has purchased and sold over 400 single family properties, and he and his affiliates have negotiated in excess of One Billion Dollars in short sale debt.

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We had a great May Meeting last night at the W Hotel in Dunwoody. Attendance was high, participation was high and the energy was high! We had a great panel discussion with 3 attorneys (John Maurer, Fred Cross & Doug Shaddix) as well as 1 CPA (Eric Nicoll). They answered many excellent questions from the audience and now serve as a valuable, ongoing source of professional advice for our members and guests.

We also had a really fun “meeting after the meeting” at the Tilted Kilt Perimeter. Attendance was so high, we overwhelmed the wait staff, as we networked late into the night. Many did not leave until they turned the house lights on.

Atlanta REIA is helping make real estate investing fun and profitable once more for both new and seasoned investors. We want to thank all of our volunteers, members, guests and panelists who made it such a great night! We look forward to seeing you all the next Main Meeting and Late Nite Networking or at a subgroup meeting soon! Read More→

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The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater Atlanta

Instead of working on Project Lakewood this Saturday, April 30th at 9 AM, Mark Galey and other Fuller Center volunteers will be assisting the tornado victims down in Spalding County. Here is what Mark told us… “I just spoke with the Commission Chairman of Spalding County. They need our help. They need folks with chain saws, muscles and maybe even small skid steers to help a poor area of their county hardest hit. If you are available to spend a few hours or the day in Spalding County on Saturday please let me know as we are working out all the details with government officials and will finalize those by tomorrow.”

They are meeting at 9 AM on School Rd in Sunnyside Community of Griffin, GA just off Hwy 19/41. For more information, please call or text Mark Galey at 404-867-3258.

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Doug Shaddix

Posted on April 27, 2011 by

Doug ShaddixDoug Shaddix grew up in the Atlanta area and graduated from Georgia State University in 1978.  With a degree in Political Science, he worked for a congressman while attending law school until the election of President Ronald Reagan.  Putting his law degree on hold, he moved to Washington, D.C. for eight years where he worked in International Trade at the Department of Commerce.  After serving in the Reagan Administration, and other political and public policy positions, he returned to Atlanta and to law school where he graduated Cum Laude.

Having spent several years with the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding, he left to practice law on his own in the area of asset protection and estate planning.  His firm, Wealth Preservation Solutions, LLC, specializes in setting up corporations and limited liability companies, as well as a variety of trusts such as Revocable Living Trusts, Land Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Personal Property Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Asset Management Trusts, ILITs, and other estate planning needs for his clients. Read More→

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Kathy KennebrookOn this Business Opportunity Webcast with Atlanta REIA Business Member and Marketing Magic Lady, Kathy Kennebrook, talks about how she made a seven figure income in just 12 short months using her unique direct mail strategies to locate motivated sellers. Learn how you too can do the same without leaving your desk or licking a single stamp! Learn how to significantly increase the number of sellers and deals you are doing in the best market there has ever been. Learn how to automate your marketing and deal only with the most highly motivated sellers practically begging you to take their properties off their hands. Learn all this and much, much more by watching or listening to the webcast replay below! Read More→

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Kimberlee Frank, the Real Estate JunkieIf you are counting on the past real estate trends and regulations to help you close deals today, that is enough to put you out of business. The short sale industry is changing and if you don’t change, your short sales deals will fall apart. NO CLOSINGS = NO CA$H. What worked in January 2011 is not working now for Investors or Realtors. In order to allow your business to grow and be successful, you must also invest the time to “sharpen the saw” and renew the “mind” of your business for the sake of your business. The only guarantee we have is that change will always continue. The good news is that you don’t have to figure it out all on your own… Kimberlee Frank is here to help. Watch or listen to the webcast replay below for updated information on the most current and evolving industry changes and how they affect your business with Licensed Broker, Investor and Short Sale Expert, Kimberlee Frank! Read More→

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Dustin GriffinOn the first Super Smart Technology Hour Webcast of the year, Dustin Griffin talked about 800 Lb Guerrilla Internet Marketing strategies such as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Social Media Marketing (SMM) and Electronic Mail Marketing (EMM). He talked about how you can use these techniques to quickly and easily dominate the search engines for your local market and generate all the FREE leads your business can handle. Dustin also talked about the upcoming Atlanta REIA Internet Marketing Boot Camp for 2011 and several updates and upgrades to the Super Smart Websites such as the Squeeze Page Upgrade, Repair Estimator, Zillow Comps Update as well as the upcoming release for SEO Editable Webpages and WordPress Seller Forms. Read More→

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Atlanta REIA Main Monthly MeetingOur next Atlanta REIA Main Meeting is on May 2nd at the W Hotel Atlanta Perimeter starting at 5:30 PM. Because of our high attendance, this meeting is the perfect opportunity for you to get together and network with vendors and other real estate professionals; participate in our Speed Marketing Session to promote your properties or business; catch up on what’s happening and coming soon at Atlanta REIA; and to hear and learn from some of the best real estate experts in the industry. If you are a serious, active real estate investor or professional, this is the one meeting of the month you don’t want to miss.

Because our Main Meeting is our “Member’s Main Meeting”, we take member feedback for our meetings very seriously. This is one of the reasons our meetings are so well attended. We are constantly asking our members what they would like to see, hear or do at our main meeting and we have consistently been getting these two requests that we are fulfilling this month:

Question #1: “Can we have a town hall style discussion with real estate industry experts in addition to the keynote speaker presentations we already have?”

Expert Legal Panel DiscussionAnswer #1: YES! On May 2nd, we are having an Expert Panel Discussion with 3 Attorneys who are all real estate investor friendly, who know GA law inside and out and will help keep you compliant with the ever changing rules and regulations such as the SAFE Act, MARS Rule, etc and keep you out of legal trouble. We are also having a Certified Public Accountant sit on the panel who will help you earn and keep more money by saving you money in taxes. Our Expert Panel will include:

Question #2: “Can we go to the Tilted Kilt for the meeting after the meeting?”

Tilted KiltAnswer #2: YES, ABSOLUTELY! Atlanta REIA volunteer, Lee Budden, is making arrangements with the Tilted Kilt Perimeter located at 1155-B Mount Vernon Highway in Atlanta (about 1/2 file from W Hotel) to accommodate as many of our members and guests as possible for the Late Nite Networking Meeting After the Meeting on May 2nd at 9:30 PM until late. We hope you will come eat, drink and network with us until late into the nite!

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“Getting Rich in Today’s Market with Bank-Owned Foreclosures and ‘Rent-Smart’ Lease Options”

with Andy Heller of Regular Riches: Real Estate Riches for Regular People

Andy HellerFortune Magazine is dedicated to teaching people how to make money. Come and find out why Fortune Magazine recommended Andy Heller’s Buy Low, Rent Smart, Sell High Strategy as being one of the top five strategies for building wealth through real estate. Andy will explain why his proven and diversified program for real estate investing offers investors an unprecedented opportunity for building wealth and taking control of their financial futures in today’s real estate market. Give us just 2-3 hours per week, and we will show you how easy it is to make hundreds of thousands of dollars in real estate investing.Andy Heller's Buy Even Lower

Atlanta REIA Gold Members may attend this special event for only $10! Atlanta REIA Silver Members for $20 and Guests for $30. These are the “Early bird” pre-registration prices which will expire soon! All those who pre-register for this full day workshop will receive a FREE,  signed copy of Andy’s best selling book with Scott Frank, “Buy Even Lower”. Click here to Register Now!

REO 101 Workshop with Andy Heller
Saturday, April 30th from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
DoubleTree Northlake, 4156 LaVista Rd, Atlanta, GA 30084
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Register Now before the early bird special prices and FREE Book offer expire!

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This week is another jam packed week at Atlanta REIA. We have Atlanta REIA West on Monday on Buying Houses As-Is and the new Note Buying Group on Tuesday. We have back-to-back meetings on Thursday at 5 Seasons Brewing… Cash Cows Commercial Group at 11:30, Haves & Wants at 1:30 and Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting at 3:30 PM. Thursday evening we have Cash Flow in Alpharetta and a Business Member Orientation Webcast and will be giving away Vendor Bonuses. Saturday is the long awaited REO101 Workshop with Andy Heller and is also a Fuller Center Volunteer Workday in Lakewood. See more details below and come join us! Read More→

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