Archive for July, 2012

How Many Sellers Have YOU Seen?

Posted on July 3, 2012 by

Just CricketsA few minutes before this month’s real estate investors meeting began, I asked, “Who has done an interesting deal this month?” About 20 people milling around stared at me blankly. No one said anything. Crickets.

“So no one has done any deals this month? This is great news,” I said. A lady asked, “Why is this great news?” I answered, “Because we’re about to have our first ah-hah moment of the night.”

I asked each of the 20 people, “How many sellers have you met with in the past month?” Altogether, the group had met with at total of ten sellers – ten sellers, that’s it.

Next, I asked, “What’s the real reason no one has done a deal in the last month?” A guy answered, “We haven’t seen enough sellers.” “Exactly!” I exclaimed. Read More→

Bill & Kim Cook

Posted on July 3, 2012 by

Bill & Kim CookBill and Kim Cook are a husband and wife real estate investing team. They live in Adairsville, Georgia and have been investing in real estate since 1995.

Their goal is to buy and hold. They specialize in buying single-family homes, mobile homes and mobile home parks.

Kim’s primary focus is on Short Sales. She’s been doing Shorts since 1999 and is one of the most experienced, knowledgeable and successful short sale coordinators in the country.

Bill’s primary focus is on creative deal structuring. He also manages their rental portfolio.

They firmly believe that the key to being a successful real estate investor is to own a number of PAID-FOR investment properties than bring in mailbox money. Read More→

Tony Pearl

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Tony PearlTony Pearl is an entrepreneur, copywriter, proud father, mentor, marketing consultant and talented teacher who resides in the Washington, DC area. He has traveled to over 26 countries, speaks 4 languages, and continues to travel extensively. He has been a professional Ballroom and Latin dance instructor, competitor, and exhibitor for over 19 years. As a Real Estate Investor, Tony has bought and sold over Ten Million dollars worth of real estate, and has been educated by and associates with the best.

Jim Hitt

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Jim HittFor 30+ years, Jim Hitt has been committed to all aspects of investing, using self -directed IRAs for his own investments since 1982.

Jim’s forte is the financing and acquisition of real estate, private offerings, mortgage lending, business’s, joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies using creative techniques. He has developed, owned, and managed everything from single family homes to multi-unit commercial properties and million dollar business’s. Read More→

Bob Massey

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Bob MasseyBob Massey, the nation’s leading expert on using Real Estate Agents to bring you deals, has a very unique background for a Real Estate Investing Trainer. Bob became a very successful Investor after retiring from a 30 year career in corporate sales and marketing. He is a career sales person, sales manager, sales trainer and former top level sales executive. Bob’s last position was as a partner in the 2nd largest accounting firm in the world. His job was to teach the accountants how to sell their services. Bob has been building sales and marketing campaigns his entire career. What is exciting is that Bob has brought that experience to our industry and has introduced a unique concept with a level of professionalism that is second to none. Read More→

Don DeRosa

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Don DeRosaDon DeRosa is a real estate investor, author, teacher, coach and national speaker. He is past president of Georgia Real Estate Investors Association. Don is also an an active Charter Business Member of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance (Atlanta REIA). Don has trained thousands of new and experienced investors to build wealth in real estate using the same techniques that helped him build his fortune, particularly buying with owner financing, using private money, creatively structuring deals and selling quickly in any market. Read More→

Russ Hiner

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Russ HinerRuss Hiner is an active real estate investor, coach and mentor. Russ is currently the leader of the Atlanta REIA Creative Deal Structuring Group and co-leader of the Atlanta REIA Mastermind Group. Russ also teaches several workshops throughout the year on a variety of real estate investing topics such as Negotiations, Wholesaling 101, Wholesaling 401, Real Estate 101, Property Management and more.

Russ got started by working as a medical technologist in hospital and manufacturing setting before becoming involved in real estate. One year later the company shut down that department. RUSS lost HIS job! The life lesson was, he needed to work for himself and started the entrepreneurial adventure. Read More→

Erven Kimble

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Erven KimbleErven Kimble is an accomplished pastor, teacher, author, community leader, licensed Christian Counselor and Real Estate entrepreneur. Erven is a visionary that has faithfully served as the Senior Pastor of a local church in Lilburn, Georgia for twenty years.

Erven searched the Book of Proverbs and extracted wisdom that reference business and finances to produce the series of articles called “Business By The Book”. The purpose of these articles present time tested Biblical principles in a way that is practical, relevant and beneficial to the average business person.

Kathy Kennebrook

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Kathy KennebrookKathy Kennebrook is the ultimate success story. She spent twelve years in the banking industry and another ten in sales logging thousands of miles each year in order to make a living before discovering the world of real estate investing. After attending several real estate investing seminars and real estate investor association meetings, this 4 foot 11 mother of two got really excited and before you know it she’d bought and sold hundreds of properties using none of her own money or credit. Read More→