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Mon, February 26th @ 6:30PM in Marietta, GA
Atlanta REIA West Group
Millennials Having GREAT Success in Real Estate Investing
with Dorsie Boddiford, Matthew Fasnacht & Brandon Comer

Dorsie Boddiford, Matthew Fasnacht and Brandon Comer

Monday, February 26th @ 6:30PM,
Cherokee Cattle Company,
2710 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA

No Charge for Atlanta REIA Members, Guests $10 at the Door.

Millennials have been getting a bad rap lately. They don’t know what life was like before the advent of the internet. In addition, the educational system that they, as well as Gen X’ers and Baby Boomers have been subjected to is a training ground for a lifetime of employment and being average. Not a lot of room for “Shining Your Light” and independent thought.

There are some millennials that have “Seen The Light” and have turned toward investments in themselves, their business and entrepreneurship focused in real estate investing.

Come join us on Monday, Febraury 26th at 6:30PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company, 2710 Canton Rd, in near Marietta and hear the stories, answer audience questions, tell you some of their secrets and insights, let them motivate and inspire you into action.

Join us and you will learn…

  • How they got started, what they do and where they are now
  • What motivates them
  • What is their best accomplishment
  • What do they see as the future of real estate investing
  • Answers to your questions and much more!
About Our Panelists

Dorsie BoddifordDorsie Boddiford is a 28 year old, full-time real estate investor. She has built a business out of flipping houses while striving towards financial freedom with investments. Her deals include purchases at foreclosure auctions and tax deed sales, negotiations for owner-financing, deals through door knocking and mail outs, as well as deals with other investors through wrap mortgages, hard money loans, and equity participation.

Matthew FasnachtMatthew Fasnacht, is a full-time real estate investor in the metro-Atlanta market working with his family. Their businesses buy, sell retail, rehab, rent, wholesale, consult, and develop residential property primarily. They also have experience in manufactured homes and private lending. Matthew has worked previously in loan origination and processing commercial, residential, and business loans after earning a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia in 2015 which has further enabled him to build a successful rental portfolio by leveraging assets to increase cash flow with little money out of pocket. Matthew often focuses on creative deal structuring for acquiring property instead of using his own funds.

Brandon ComerBrandon Comer, Brandon Comer is an investor from Dallas, Ga. He began his investing adventures in the summer of 2016 and has done dozens of deals since diving in full-time October of 2016. His main focus has been wholesaling properties to other investors and through his “By Any Means Possible” approach, has built the beginnings of an operation spanning the Southeast. Plans to truly 10X his goals in 2018 have already been set into action
He’ll be the first to tell you he’s no expert, but will also be the first to research the answers for any questions presented. Brandon lives with his wife and four foster kids and loves the flexibility and freedom real estate has presented him to be able to make a true impact on these kids’ lives.

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Come in at 6PM so you may order a delicious dinner from Cherokee Cattle Steakhouse Restaurant

RSVP NOW! and join us for this Atlanta REIA West Real Estate Event at 6:30pm on Monday, February 26th at The Cherokee Cattle Company at 2710 Canton Rd. in Marietta. Come join us for this fun, informative event. See Y’all There!

Atlanta REIA Members can attend for no charge and Not-Yet Members for $10.00. Show up at 6:30 PM to eat and network before the meeting officially starts at 7:00 PM. Buying your own meal is optional but highly recommended and greatly appreciated since the Cherokee Cattle Company allows us to use their event room.

There will be lots of learning and lots of networking. Bring your Flyers, your deals, haves, wants and needs to the event.

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Robyn ThompsonHere are my seven strategies to help increase your return on investment on keeper properties by reducing vacancy.

  1. Do Your Homework Before You Buy

    Location, Location, Location… Search out the areas that have low vacancy rates.  Talk to local realtors, property managers, and seasoned investors who have been renting units for over a decade before you take the plunge and buy a property.

    For example, I want to own property where supply of rental properties is low and the demand is high.  I own properties in a town where the schools are in the Top 50 Schools in America.  Demand for rental property is high and my average days on market to rent are usually less than 2 weeks.  Read More→

I believe we all need to improve our businesses. The only way to do this is intentional reflection and forensic analysis. We all can learn a better way to look at our business to stay on top of our game. The best example of this was back in 2000 when the market opened up and anyone who had credit could get into a house.  I was using an old business model to screen tenants and respond to inquiries about my properties. I had to make a change quickly because the vacancies lasted longer than needed. I learned the lesson to stay on top of the market. If you become complacent your business will drop off.

In the last article, I wrote about sitting at the table with two sellers and working to get them to finance their house so I could renovate it. Then I would pay off the mortgage. It was a buy, fix, and sell. I will be using poetic license in referring to the “lender” as owner financing / private lending/ hard money.  Read More→

Rehabbing Your Way To Millions

Posted on October 3, 2017 by

In just about any real estate market I believe that there are a lot of great ways to make a fortune in real estate and one of those ways is to rehab and sell properties quickly. This is a strategy I implement on a daily basis in my own Real Estate Investing business.

There are some excellent resources for you to use to find vacant, ugly properties to rehab and sell in virtually any price range. One of those ways is to simply use targeted direct mail campaigns like I do to find motivated sellers of ugly vacant properties or estates.

This is a great way to find highly motivated sellers who need to sell quickly and there are great deals to be made for pennies on the dollar. Remember, your profit is made when you buy a property.  Read More→

We are seeing more interest among real estate IRA enthusiasts in purchasing distressed and vacant properties. Many times, the real estate IRA investor can purchase a promising vacant property at a substantial discount to its intrinsic value, which make these properties attractive value investments – especially for those real estate IRA investors who have the capital to upgrade these properties and make them once again attractive to tenants at a reasonable rent.

But as long as a property is vacant, there are some special considerations that investors need to consider:  Read More→

Last month I explained why sellers who live in the property they are selling usually do not have to pay high capital gain taxes. It is the exact opposite for property owners who do not live in the property they are selling. This is why I always prefer buying properties from sellers whose property is not their primary residence. These sellers will definitely have high capital gains taxes to pay if they get all cash when they sell.

Paying high taxes can be a huge deterrent for many sellers once they understand how much they will be losing. On the other hand, if the sellers do not, or have not lived in the property as their primary residence and you can’t convince them that if they get all of their money from the sale of their property at closing they will have to pay high taxes in the year of the sale you need to explain to them…  Read More→

Never Take Orders From Paint

Posted on October 3, 2017 by

The late Jack Miller was one of my primary real estate investing teachers.  He was a wonderful man and an incredible educator and mentor.  It’s hard to believe that he went to heaven almost six years ago…not a day goes by that he and I don’t have a conversation in my head. 

Jack was the type of guy who very much marched to his own drum.  One of his best quotes was: Never take orders from paint.

Let me explain: Have you ever turned onto a street, seen the One Way sign and realized that you were going the wrong way?  What did you do – an immediate U-turn, right?  That’s what most of us would do.  But not Jack!  Jack would keep going the way he was going and say, “Never take orders from paint!”  Read More→

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