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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Atlanta REIAChristmas is without a doubt the most celebrated holiday of the year by people of many faiths. Christians celebrate Christmas as the birth of Christ along with the other features and benefits of Christmas such as being with loved ones, giving and receiving gifts, Santa Claus, Christmas trees, the Christmas feast, etc. Many people observe these Christmas traditions whether they are Christian or not. Over the past few years, to avoid offending a very select and vocal minority, many businesses have stopped using the word “Christ” or “Christmas” in their advertising. Instead of “Christmas” they say “Xmas” or “Holiday”. Instead of “Merry Christmas” they say “Happy Holidays”. (Read More & Take Our Poll) Read More→

Reginald “Reggie” Jackson

Posted on December 9, 2010 by

Reginald JacksonReginald “Reggie” Jackson has been a licensed real estate broker and investor in the state of Georgia for the past 30 years. He has invested in single-family and multifamily properties throughout metro Atlanta in areas where he has worked endlessly  to revitalize low income communities. Reginald believes in buying low and building high, where both property and community members grow together to raise property standards, ownership pride and unity.

Reggie is also the new leader of the Atlanta REIA South Group.

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→

David LindahlComing up this weekend on December 11th and 12th, David Lindahl and his team are holding a free event in our back yard. It could prove to be one of the most important training’ you’ll attend for your future financial success. If you’re serious about financial freedom, and you never want to have to worry about money every again, click here to RSVP for this 2 day Wealth Building Event.  But, please keep reading for the rest of the important details.

Today’s new economy has created the greatest opportunity in history for you to become completely financially independent now through the systems multi-millionaire investor Dave Lindahl has spent years perfecting.

There are many reasons you want to follow his systems:

FACT: People who invest in multi-family properties WILL become wealthier faster than people who invest in single family properties.

FACT: People who understand how to locate and invest in EMERGING MARKETS will become wealthier even faster.

FACT: It doesn’t take a bunch of money to get started in this business

Dave Lindahl is literally the world’s #1 authority on making a fortune through investing with multi-family properties. He’s made millions investing in Real Estate over the past 10 years, but he didn’t start out with a trust fund…he was a hard working landscaper.

On December 11 and 12 Dave and his team are going to be holding a free wealth building event and there he is going to share all of his most powerful strategies with you, and will show you step-by-step how you can begin safely making huge money from the current real estate market.

Please join us for this highly informative event at no cost to you. To get the full story, and guarantee your spot for this powerful event, please click here to Register Now for Your VIP Access.

WARNING: Due to the extremely high demand for this event there are limited seats.  So, seats are available on a first-come, first serve basis only. Please click here to Register Now for Your VIP Access.

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.

Atlanta REIA News for Dec 7th, 2010

Posted on December 7, 2010 by

Register for David Lindahl Wealth Building Conference
in Atlanta on Dec 11th & 12th at No Charge!

Sat & Sun, Dec 11th & 12th: Dave Lindahl’s Wealth Building Conference in Atlanta

David LindahlAt December’s Atlanta REIA Main Meeting, David Lindahl invited our members and guests to attend his Wealth Building Conference in Atlanta this weekend on December 11th and 12th at the Marriott Buckhead Hotel located at 3405 Lenox Rd NE in Atlanta. If you did not register for the event at the Atlanta REIA Meeting, click this special link to Register Now at No Charge. Attend the event and learn about recession proof investing and attracting all the money you need to finance your deals. See you there!

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!

Thurs, Dec 9th, 16th & 30th at 1:30PM: Have’s & Wants Meeting

Haves & Wants Weekly MeetingThe Haves and Wants Meeting, hosted by Joe Thompson is a weekly real estate investor brainstorming and deal making jam session held at the Lucky Devil Brewery (formerly 5 Seasons Brewing) located at 5600 Roswell Rd in Sandy Springs, GA inside the Perimeter at the Prado from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM. The Haves and Wants Meeting meets every Thursday except major holidays.

Thurs, Dec 13 at 6:30PM: Atlanta REIA South & Late Nite Networking South

Atlanta REIA South Monthly MeetingAtlanta REIA South will begin meeting again on December 13th led by Reggie Jackson at Ryan’s Restaurant located at 5425 N Henry Blvd in Stockbridge, GA at 6:30 PM and will continue to meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month thereafter. We will also be having Late Nite Networking following Atlanta REIA South at the Taco Mac in Stockbridge starting at 9:00 PM. We are building this new South Group and networking opportunity for you, so please come out and show your support.

Saturday, Dec 11th: Fuller Center Volunteer Workday

Project Lakewood Volunteers WantedSaturday, Dec 11th is our last volunteer workday of the year, but we will be cranking things back up in the New Year. If you haven’t yet come out and joined Atlanta REIA and the Fuller Center of Atlanta on Project Lakewood yet, now is the perfect opportunity for you to get involved and help us build, renovate and repair more homes for needy Atlanta families than ever before. We need your help, so please come to 1125 Oak Knoll Terrace SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 and lend us a hand. RSVP on Facebook Now!

Ron LeGrand

Posted on December 7, 2010 by

Ron LeGrandRon LeGrand is the world’s leading expert in residential quick turn real estate and a prominent commercial property developer. Ron has bought and sold over 2,000 single family homes over the past 30 years, and currently owns commercial developments in nine states ranging from retail, office, warehouse, residential subdivisions and resorts. The developed value of his current projects tops two billion dollars and many of the profits are shared with student partners.

Ron is an active teacher, author and writer with a best selling book in stores today and a new one recently released. He’s shared the stage with some of the most famous people in the world, including Donald Trump, Dr. Phil, Jay Leno, Jerry Rice, past presidents, corporate CEO’s and movie/TV stars, and spends a great deal of his time conducting real estate training in rooms as small as 100 to as large as 20,000.

Ron is a former mechanic that has helped create millionaires numbering in the thousands and has hundreds of thousands of students all over North America and numerous other countries. He’s famous for his “tell it like it is” style and down to earth, humorous presentation about the real business of investing in real estate with little or no money or credit and building a fortune quickly with time tested and proven techniques, many created and trademarked by him. Read More→

Joe Thompson

Posted on December 7, 2010 by

Joe ThompsonJoe Thompson is an experienced business and financial consultant with over 28 years in the financial arena and business ownership experience dating back to 1973. Joe entered the financial consulting field in 1982 and has been awarded numerous awards for his achievements and quality of work.  Joe focuses his practice on working with Real Estate Investors, Entrepreneurs and Business Owners, all of whom have unique challenges and opportunities, which require experience and additional skills not commonly found in the advisement industry. Read More→

Merry Christmas from Atlanta REIAWe at the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance want to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! On Monday, December 6th starting at 5:30 PM at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell, GA, we are having a very special Atlanta REIA Meeting and Christmas party. Atlanta REIA Members may bring guests at NO CHARGE and non-members may attend for FREE as well. Come one, come all and celebrate the holiday season with us and many other Atlanta real estate investors, entrepreneurs and professionals.

From 6 to 7 PM, I’ve asked several of our good friends, business members and fellow investors such as Jeff Nix, Mark Galey, Joe Thompson, Erven Kimble, Karen Bershad and a few others to address our group about what we have going on at Atlanta REIA and are planning in the near future.

David LindahlFrom 7 to 8:30 PM, our good friend, guru and very successful commercial real estate investor, David Lindahl, will be our main speaker for the evening and will be talking about how to successfully invest in commercial real estate and make a fortune in today’s real estate market. Dave is NOT one of those real estate gurus who is all talk and no action. Dave currently owns over 7200 commercial units and is still actively working the business. In fact, we did a short webcast with Dave yesterday, live from Huntsville, Alabama where he was overseeing some of his properties there. Click here to listen to the webcast with Dave. If you attend our December 6th Meeting, Dave has a special gift for you… FREE Tickets to his Wealth Conference on December 11th and 12th in Buckhead. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

After Dave speaks, we will be having our Atlanta REIA / Late Nite Networking Christmas Party starting around 8:30 PM. There will be music, a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres so come out eat, drink, learn, network and celebrate the Christmas Season with us!

TONIGHT ONLY: Gold Charter Business Memberships for Only $150/year!

Any business who joins Atlanta REIA at our Atlanta REIA Meeting tonight only for $150 will automatically be upgraded from a Silver Membership to an Atlanta REIA Gold Charter Business Membership ($350 value) at no additional charge! This is another $200 savings for joining at our Monthly Meeting and Christmas Party. To take advantage of this Christmas special, Download our Atlanta REIA Charter Business Application, fill it out and bring it with you to the meeting and we will take care of the rest. Be sure to complete our Goodwill Ambassador Form if you want to get paid up to 50% to refer us new members. Merry Christmas!

TONIGHT ONLY: Individual & Couple Charter Memberships for $75 to $150/year

For tonight and tonight only, you can join Atlanta REIA as an Individual Silver Charter Member for $75/year and save $25. You can add a 2nd adult member from your same household to your Silver Membership for $50/year. Better yet, you can also join Atlanta REIA as Gold Charter Member for $200/year and save $150/year! Gold Membership includes a second membership for an adult from your household and up to 50% off Atlanta REIA workshops and seminars. Both of these special prices are good for tonight only at the Atlanta REIA Meeting and Christmas Party. To get in on this special Christmas offer, Download our Atlanta REIA Charter Membership Application, fill it out and bring it to the meeting. We will give you the appropriate discount when you apply in person. Be sure to bring in our Goodwill Ambassador Form too if you want to get paid up to 50% to refer us new Atlanta REIA members. See you tonight and Merry Christmas!

Members of Other REIA Groups Welcome to Attend Tonight!

If you are currently a member of the Georgia Real Estate Investors Association (GaREIA), North Metro Real Estate Investors Association (NorthMetroREIA) or any other REIA Group, you are welcome to attend our Atlanta REIA December Meeting & Christmas Party at NO CHARGE. Come check us out for FREE and think about joining! Merry Christmas!

Real Estate Related Business Owners,

As you know, there are several other real estate investor associations in the Atlanta area other than Atlanta REIA. Because of this, you have a choice when it comes to being a business member of any of these fine organizations and we would love for Atlanta REIA to be one of your choices.

On Monday, December 6th we are offering a rare opportunity for you to join Atlanta REIA as a Gold Charter Business Member for the price of a Silver Business Membership at $150/yr. Gold Memberships are regularly $350/year so this is a huge saving of $200 per year!

Atlanta REIA Business Memberships have all the same advantages as individual memberships but also include many opportunities for you to market your business to Atlanta REIA’s members and guests online and off. If you are interested in becoming an Atlanta REIA Gold Charter Business Member, check out the following links:

Monday, December 6th is also our Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting and 1st Annual Christmas Party starting at 5:30 PM at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell. We hope you will come join us, see what we are all about and join us as Charter Members so we can spend the next year together growing our businesses and supporting one another. We hope to see you on Monday.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays,

Dustin Griffin

Merry Christmas from Atlanta REIAWe at the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance want to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! On Monday, December 6th starting at 5:30 PM at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell, GA, we are having a very special Atlanta REIA Meeting and Christmas party. Atlanta REIA Members may bring guests at NO CHARGE and non-members may attend for FREE as well. Come one, come all and celebrate the holiday season with us and many other Atlanta real estate investors, entrepreneurs and professionals. If you plan on attending, please email Chrissy at and RSVP so we know how much food to get. Read More→

David LindahlDustin Griffin was able to catch up with David Lindahl for this live webcast while David was in Huntsville, Alabama servicing some of his apartment buildings located there. Dave took the time to introduce himself to our audience, talked about how he got started, how he amassed his 7400 apartment units and what he is up to today. He also talked about what he will be covering at out Atlanta REIA December 2010 Meeting as well as his upcoming Wealth Builder Conference in Buckhead on December 11th and 12th. Enjoy this webcast and be sure to come see David live and in person on December 6th at 5:30 PM at our Atlanta REIA Main Meeting and Christmas Party. Dave will be talking all about commercial real estate investing as well as giving away free tickets to his Wealth Builder Conference. We hope to see you there! Read More→