Archive for April, 2012

If you like hearing local investor and real estate expert, Don DeRosa talk about mobile technology and creative deal structuring, then you are in for a real treat. Wednesday, Don will be at the Creative Deal Structuring Meeting with Russ Hiner and will be back again next Monday for his very first Mobile Real Estate Rockstar Group! This Thursday is the Haves & Wants Meeting and next Monday is our Atlanta REIA Main Meeting for May with Duncan Wierman on “Internet Marketing Strategies for Real Estate Investors” and Ben Rao on many of the new Atlanta REIA Member Benefits &...
We have another great week of meetings, webcasts and workshops for our Atlanta REIA Members and Guests. Monday is Atlanta REIA West in Marietta with LaGaylia Appleby. Tuesday is the Note Buyers Group with Tom Boyer as well as the start of a new Prosperity Webcast Series with Dr. Stefan Kasian. Wednesday is the Beginning Investors Group with Dorsie Boddiford. The Cash Cows Commercial Group is on Thursday with Steve Brown on investing in Strip Shopping Centers followed by Haves & Wants with Joe Thompson. Saturday is the Courthouse 101 Workshop with Gordon Catts. Monday, April 23rd @ 6:30 PM...
On our first installment of the new Insider Secrets to Upgrade Your Prosperity Webcast Series, hosted by Dr. Stefan Kasian, on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 PM ET, he and a credit repair expert will discuss how to get negatives deleted off your credit report. You will never reach your full prosperity and investment potential if you have any credit issues. And you won’t cash a big fat check from your buyer unless (s)he has decent enough credit to get a loan. You may think you know all there is to fixing your credit, but think again. You might do all the right things to try to fix your...

Stefan Kasian

Posted on April 23, 2012 by
After a brief Wall Street stint in 1996, Kasian set sail on a journey into prosperity he never looked back from. He bought his first home for only $100.00 down, took over a non-qualifying loan, and the owner wrote him a thank you letter! Nationally renowned real estate “gurus” personally handpicked him to teach seminars featuring hundreds at a time. He co-authored the book Auction Fever: Winning Strategies to Buy, Sell, and Rent Real Estate with New York Times bestselling author and international real estate mogul Dr. Dolf de Roos. He has personally participated in and assisted...
It’s that time of year again, when all the property tax bills are mailed out, we receive and open them, and are absolutely shocked to find that the “values” the tax appraiser has on them are way, way higher than what we know we can sell the properties for.  Then we look at the amount owed for the year for property taxes and groan, knowing we need to check to see if our rental rates will cover that amount for the year.  At the very least we know its money out of our pockets and into the government’s, when we did all the work to buy and rehab the property, then locate a (hopefully) decent...
Wholesaling Houses for fast cash is HOT because anyone can do it with little or no cash, credit, experience or risk. Because of this, wholesaling houses is one the fastest and easiest ways to get involved in real estate investing. On this What’s Hot in Real Estate Investing webcast replay, Russ Hiner, a local real estate expert with over 30+ years experience, talked about how to quick turn houses for huge profits in today’s marketplace. Russ has consistently been reaching his goals in real estate for over 30 years and he shows you how to do the same thing by wholesaling houses so...
On March 6, 2012, Dustin Griffin hosted the 8th installment of the Super Smart High Tech Home Buying & Selling Workshop Series for 2012 which is being held online and recorded for 24/7 playback for Atlanta REIA Members. In Part 8 of this workshop, Dustin picked up where he left off last month and showed you how to post your for sale/rent properties on sites such as WordPress, Facebook, Twitter and the new Properties.AtlantaREIA.com website. Dustin also talked about building your buyers list, managing your tenant/buyer leads and more. Anyone can attend this live workshop series for FREE by...
Are you running your business or it is running you?  Are you doing everything you can to build a brand, leveraging technology, network effectively and save money? On Monday, May 7th at the Main Atlanta REIA Meeting for May 2012, Ben Rao, President of the Community Buying Group, will be discussing many of the new Member Benefits available to Atlanta REIA Members through our new relationship with the Community Buying Group. Don’t miss this opportunity to pick up new ideas on doing business better and how to save money on products and services you may already be...

Ben Rao

Posted on April 17, 2012 by
Ben Rao is the President of Community Buying Group, a company that provides Atlanta REIA Members many additional Membership Benefits such as discounts on products and services with local and national vendors.  Ben spent fifteen years partnered with companies like Lanier, Cisco, and IBM to provide Small to Medium Business (SMB) and Enterprise accounts with Information Technology solutions to solve business problems.  After that, Community Buying Group & Rent Fast Community’s founder began a second career as a Real Estate Investor and Landlord. As a small “Investor-Landlord”, he gained the...

No More Short Sales Needed?!?!

Posted on April 17, 2012 by
We’ve been hearing more and more from people that they are burnt out on foreclosures and short sales. If you are feeling this way, we have good news! On Friday, April 20th through Sunday, April 22nd in Atlanta, Bob Massey is going to teach you the most amazing new strategy we have seen in a long time!  You can pick up pretty houses at 65% of current market value. NO SHORT SALE, no deed in lieu, no foreclosure, no making hundreds of offers on REOs just to get rejected every time… Not only are you going to get an incredible education that will teach you step by step how to use very...