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Saturday, Oct 5th at 9:00AM in Charlotte, NC

Charlotte REIA Presents:
How to Buy Houses Fast with as
Little as $275 Using Tax Sales

A Full Day Workshop with Tom DiAgostino
On October 5th from 9AM – 4PM

Charlotte REIA Education Center, 8520 Cliff Cameron Dr,
Suite 108, Charlotte, NC 28269

Tom DiAgostinoElite Tax Sale Training: How to Create Generational Wealth with Tax Liens and Deeds and get Out of the Rat Race Forever

  • How to CONSISTENTLY buy properties at 10-30% of Repaired Value so you make more money EACH Deal
  • Where to get great liens at the maximum rate allowed by the state and double your money in half the time
  • How to get Valuable properties for FREE with simple mail done for you
  • How to use your IRA to keep 100% of the profits, compounding your wealth building
  • What kind of diligence is necessary for the property and for title work to avoid mistakes
  • Strategies for wholesaling, retailing, rehabbing, and landlording for maximum profit
  • How to get the same savings on material as Tom’s 20yr relationships – for more money in your pocket!

Tom says… I’ve been around the block for 21 years and done it all. This is not the flavor of the week. This training will change your financial life, and your generations to come. Stop trying to ride the next wave, only to find you’re on the back end, left at sea. We’re not just trainers, we’re your investment partners. Trust us and come spend Saturday, October 5th, 2013 with us, where I’ll explain why this is the best deal source on the planet for every type of investor & show you how to do it.

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Tom DiAgostino

Posted on September 25, 2013 by

Tom DiAgostinoTom DiAgostino grew up the hard way in the Monroe Housing Projects in the South Bronx of New York City.  He seized opportunity and started his college career at CUNY and then Pace University, joined the Army ROTC and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, eventually retiring from the Army.  At Pace he did an internship at Reynolds Securities, a financial firm where he achieved a tremendous education in the markets, and has been heavily involved in the trading markets ever since. 

His business career started in 1988 as a project manager for Orenstein Construction.  It was then he purchased his first batch of Tax Liens through the tax sale process.  In 1992, he struck out on his own and formed the company T-GRAM, Inc. an acronym for his bride of 24 years and 4 children, Thomas, Grace, Rick, Ann, & Maegan (he says he is the hyphen). He started as a site builder, then to a developer of small subdivisions, then to a Superior Wall franchise that set over 4,000 homes. Tom has kept current through education and seminars adding new tools to his business practice to stay on top of the ever-changing market place. Tom has been a rehabber, builder, and Tax Sale investor for the last decade. His experiences entail every facet of real estate, and throughout his career he has utilized tax sale properties for rehab projects, wholesales and rentals. Growing wealth by acquiring real estate for pennies on the dollar via Tax Sales is the foundation of Tom’s real estate business in Fortris LLC. 

Tom is the Co-Author of Dare to Succeed with The New York Times Best-Selling Author Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul).  Available now on Amazon.com.

Thurs, Sept 5th at 6:00 PM at Hyatt Place Arrowood
Charlotte REIA Main Meeting
Sept 5th at 6PM at the Hyatt Place / Arrowood
Charlotte REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge.
Guests Pay $20 at the Door.
Negotiation Tips, Tools & Tactics
with Russ Hiner

Russ HinerCharlotte REIA is excited to announce that Russ Hiner, an active real estate investor, trainer and coach, will be our guest speaker on Thursday, September 5th at 6PM at the Hyatt Place Charotte/Arrowood located at 7900 Forest Point Blvd in Charlotte, NC.

Russ will be teaching us how to negotiate win-win real estate transactions with buyers and sellers. As you know, having the right negotiating skills is essential for putting together real estate deals that are not only profitable for you, but meet the needs of your buyers and sellers.

Join us at Charlotte REIA and Russ will teach you:

  • The number one reason why most people will not negotiate
  • How to break negotiation deadlocks
  • How to spot and stop negotiation tactics that will put you on the defensive
  • How to “read” people so you can be a better negotiator by giving them what they want and getting what you want
  • Tips and tactics for face-to-face negotiations
  • All this and much more!

If you want to learn how to start negotiating like a pro, this is a Charlotte REIA Meeting you don’t want to miss!

Click to view Cruise VideoWIN A CRUISE: All participants who attend the Charlotte REIA Meeting on September 5th will entered into a drawing for a chance to win a *Complimentary 2 Day Cruise to the Bahamas with Caribbean Cruise Line! *You must be present at the meeting to win. The 2 day Cruise does not include port fees, transportation and taxes.

Thurs, Sept 5th at 9:30 PM at Chili’s Grill & Bar

Taco MacAfter the conclusion of the Charlotte REIA Meeting, we will be reconvening at Chili’s Grill & Bar in Whitehall Commons located at 8164 S Tryon St in Charlotte, NC for the “Meeting-After-The-Meeting”. Chili’s will be offering $4.99 appetizers as well as food and drink specials for our members and guests. Come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night! Thanks Chili’s!

*Meeting Agenda
6:00 pm: Vendors & Networking
7:00 pm: Main Meeting – Have’s, Needs & Wants
7:20 pm: Giveaways & Door Prizes
7:30 pm: Main Presentation with Russ Hiner
9:30 pm: Late Nite Networking at Chili’s Grill & Bar

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

Participating Vendors & Sponsors

American IRAAmerican IRA – The American IRA mission is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self-directed retirement industry.

CRS DataCRS Data – We offer comps from the MLS & FSBO’s, custom searches, property tax records, interactive maps, sales & mortgage info, real estate valuations, mailing lists & more.

We hope to see you at the meeting!

Mon, August 19th @ 6:30 PM – Sandy Springs, GA
The Beginning Investors Group
How Accurate Comps Can Make or Save You $1000’s on Your Next Deal
with Linda Dana on Monday, August 19th
Non-Members RSVP Online for $10.00 or $20 at the door.
Atlanta REIA Members are always FREE!

Linda DanaJoin us at the Beginning Investors Group on Monday, August 19th at 6:30 PM at the Hudson Grill located at 6317 Roswell Rd NE in Sandy Springs, GA where property evaluation expert, Linda Dana, will be teaching new investors the art and science of “Determining Accurate Property Values”. Linda is a long time real estate investor and “transaction engineer”, a mentor and the President of Charlotte REIA.

Knowing “How to Determine Accurate Property Values” is a highly critical skill that we must master as real estate investors in order to create profitable deals.

As investors, we determine a property’s value by “pulling comps” using property evaluation websites, software or the MLS. By “comps” we mean recent “comparable sales” of other properties in close proximity to our subject property that are similar in age, bedrooms, baths, square footage, lot size, style, amenities, etc.

We gather this recent sales data and analyze the high sales, low sales, average sales and distressed sales to determine the properties current “As-Is Value” as well as the “After Repair Value”. We must carefully determine which comps we include in our calculations and which ones to exclude if they are not truly “comparable”. We then carefully calculate our offer(s) to the seller based on these numbers.

If we get these numbers wrong and think the property is worth less than it really is, we may offer the seller too little and lose the opportunity to buy the property and any profit we would have made to another buyer who is willing to offer more.

If we think a property is worth more than it really is in its present, as-is condition or fixed up, we may pay too much and lose thousands of dollars when we sell. For example, if we are off by $5,000 to $10,000 on the properties value, our anticipated $5,000 profit on a wholesale flip may quickly evaporate.

Most investors don’t want to hire an appraiser to determine the value of every house they make an offer on, nor do they want to rely on a Realtor to determine these critical numbers for them. Therefore one of the first skills every new investor must master is how to determine accurate property values by pulling comps and doing the research themselves.

Join us at the Beginning Investors Group on Aug 19th where Linda will teach us…

  • What criteria to use in your comp search
  • How to know a good comp from a bad comp
  • Which comps to include and which to eliminate
  • How to determine a property’s value based on comps
  • How to pull comps without being a Realtor
  • All this and much more…

If you want to learn to put more money in your pocket and leave less on the closing table, this is a BIG Meeting you don’t want to miss!

Remember, Retail Buyers buy based on emotion… Investors buy based on the numbers. Join us at BIG to learn more about how to determine these important numbers!

Island REIA
Jamaica – June 2014

“How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.” ~ Albert Einstein

More info is coming soon. Dustin is headed down to Jamaica in August to check out the all-inclusive resort where we will be staying.

Thurs, August 1st at 6:00 PM at Hyatt Place Arrowood
Charlotte REIA Main Meeting
August 1st at 6PM at the Hyatt Place / Arrowood

Charlotte REIA Members Can Attend at No Charge

This Month…
“HUGE PROFITS with NO RISK”
with Bob Massey

Bob MasseyCharlotte REIA is excited to announce that Bob Massey will be our guest speaker on Thursday, August 1st at 6PM at the Hyatt Place Charotte/Arrowood located at 7900 Forest Point Blvd in Charlotte, NC. Bob has become one of the nation’s leading experts on the foreclosure and mortgage crisis. Thursday night he is going to explain exactly how the banks have been committing fraud for years, and how you can use the information to do some BIG Deals with BIG Profits with little or no risk to you.

By uncovering the banks’ systematic fraud, investors finally have the leverage we need to get the banks to negotiate on our terms. Bob will not only be explaining how you can use this information to buy the note (instead of doing a short sale), but also the power that buying the note gives you. Once you own the note there are a ton of different exit strategies available to you, and none of the restrictions that can come with buying a house through a short sale.

Click to view Cruise VideoWIN A CRUISE: All participants who attend the Charlotte REIA Meeting on August 1st will entered into a drawing for a chance to win a *Complimentary 2 Day Cruise to the Bahamas with Caribbean Cruise Line! *You must be present at the meeting to win. The 2 day Cruise does not include port fees, transportation and taxes.

Thurs, August 1st at 9:30 PM at Chili’s Grill & Bar

Taco MacAfter the conclusion of the Charlotte REIA Meeting, we will be reconvening at Chili’s Grill & Bar in Whitehall Commons located at 8164 S Tryon St in Charlotte, NC for the “Meeting-After-The-Meeting”. Chili’s will be offering $4.99 appetizers as well as food and drink specials for our members and guests. Come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night! Thanks Chili’s!

*Meeting Agenda
6:00 pm: Vendors & Networking
7:00 pm: Main Meeting – Have’s, Needs & Wants
7:20 pm: Giveaways & Door Prizes
7:30 pm: Main Presentation with Bob Massey
9:30 pm: Late Nite Networking at Chili’s Grill & Bar

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

Participating Vendors & Sponsors

American IRAAmerican IRA – The American IRA mission is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self-directed retirement industry

CRS DataCRS Data – We offer comps from the MLS & FSBO’s, custom searches, property tax records, interactive maps, sales & mortgage info, real estate valuations, mailing lists & more.

Lima One Capital, LLCLima One Capital, LLC – A fully capitalized, direct lender for residential real estate investors and homebuilders. We are fully capitalized and our team prides itself on closing loans quickly for our clients.

We hope to see you at the meeting!

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