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Thu, May 31st @ 6:00PM at Hilton Tampa Westshore (NEW!)

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Beginning Investors Group
SHARK TANK
with David Minor & Guest Sharks
Thu, May 31st, 2017 @ 6:00PM
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 N Lois Ave, Tampa, FL
Wholesalers Bring Your Deals!
Investors Bring Your Checkbooks!

Beginning Investors Group (BIG)The Real Estate Shark Tank is back to attack the Beginning Investors Group (BIG), hosted by David Minor, on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 6 PM at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore located at 2225 N Lois Ave in Tampa.

If you need to sell a deal or learn how to sell deals, this is the meeting you don’t want to miss!

WHOLESALERS, bring your deals and pitch them to a group of people ready to write checks on the spot for your deals!

INVESTORS, if you’re looking for a deal to buy, bring your check books. We will have plenty of deals, agreements and blue ink pens to write up contracts.

Be ready to network and pitch your deals to Tampa’s top Buyers & Wholesalers. Financing will be available if needed and resources in developing your power team as you grow your real estate investing business.

David MinorContracts will be provided by the Vesado team and you have the right to bid on properties being offered. You will leave with a deal done, an outline on how to pitch the deal and a team that will walk you through the process. Get ready, you don’t want to miss this new meeting!

Tampa REIA Members can attend at no charge. Non-Members can pay $20 at the door or RSVP online at BIGTicket.TampaREIA.com for Only $15.

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May 22, 2018 BIG Online Replay
Watch the May 22, 2018 BIG Online Replay
With Dustin Griffin & Duncan Wierman
TUE, May 22nd @ 7PM on Zoom Video Webinar
NEW Meeting Day for BIG ONLINE!
We Now Meet on 4th TUES at 7PM
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Beginning Investors Group ONLINE
Tues, May 22nd @ 7PM on Zoom Webinar
How to Double Your Rental Income Without Tenants
Learn Just How Simple It is to Start Your Own Vacation Rental Business!
with Duncan Wierman

Duncan WiermanJoin us at the Beginning Investors Group Online on Tuesday, May 22nd at 7PM where our special guest speaker will be Duncan Wierman on the Airbnb Vacation Rental Business.

Are you tired of tenants and toilets? Are you tired of having to work so hard wholesaling houses or fixing and flipping? Are you looking to earn some more passive income or “mailbox money” without having to deal with all the problems associated with tenants? If so, you need to join us on on the BIG Online Webinar for Duncan’s presentation on Vacation Rentals where he will cover…

  • How to control properties with the lowest risk and investment
  • How easy it is to double your rental income with less work
  • Decide whether a Bed and Breakfast or a Whole House Vacation Rental works best for you
  • How to pick the perfect location for a vacation rental – Hint: the rules have changed! You will be surprised how easy this is now
  • Learn the formula to calculate for yourself how much money you can really make with vacation rentals
  • Eliminate all of your worries with the “Trifecta of Safety” which insures your investment and protects you from damages, theft or vandalism
  • Learn the importance of the difference between “renting to tenants” and “hosting guests”
  • How to simplify the guest screening process from days to a matter of minutes
  • Answers to your questions on vacation rentals and more!

If you are serious about building passive income while minimizing your risk and workload and have considered vacation rentals, you owe it to yourself to join us at BIG Online and learn more about this exciting real estate investing niche. Take Action and REGISTER NOW!

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Zoom Video WebinarTO ATTEND ONLINE: To attend the Beginning Investors Group Online via your PC, smart phone or tablet, Register for the Online Meeting on Zoom.us and you will be emailed a Webinar Confirmation Email with instructions on how to attend the event.

Once you get your Webinar Confirmation Email, you can click the “Please click this URL” link in the email about 5-10 minutes prior to the 7PM start time to reserve a spot using your PC, Mac, Tablet or Smart Phone.

The web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting, and is also available for Download Zoom for Your Computer.

You can also download the Zoom.us App here on for your mobile device.

 

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Thurs, May 10th at 5PM @ Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay
*Attend for Your Chance to Win a Flat Screen LED TV & More!
**All Attendees Get a Complimentary Copy of George Antone’s New Book
“Hacking Finance: A New Paradigm for Building Wealth”

**One per couple while supplies last
Tampa REIA Meeting & Vendor Tradeshow – May 10th
at the Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay
WHOLESALING
HOUSES IN 2018
What’s Working & What’s Not
with 4 of Tampa’s Top Wholesalers

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Tampa REIA Members Can Attend for no charge.
Guests Can RSVP Online Now for $15 or Pay $20 at the Door.

If you want to dramatically increase your income this year, don’t miss the Tampa REIA Main Monthly Event on Thursday, May 10th from 5PM-9PM at the Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay located at 3050 North Rocky Point Dr. West in Tampa, FL where we are doing an Expert Panel this month on “Wholesaling Houses for Fast Cash” with 4 of Tampa’s Top Wholesalers.

David Minor Ryan Groff Rex Gaugh Lawrence Malloy
David Minor Ryan Groff Rex Gaugh Lawrence Malloy

As you know, it’s a proven fact that real estate has created more millionaires than any other investment in history, so what’s stopping you from being the next real estate multi-millionaire? Don’t know how or where to get started? Don’t know how to find good deals? Don’t know how to analyze a deal if you find one? Don’t have funding?

The good news is… Wholesaling Houses is a simple, fun and highly profitable way to get started investing in real estate without a lot of training, experience, cash or cred. You can quickly learn to wholesale houses in any real estate market and can often complete many of these deals, from start to finish in a few days or weeks. This means you can often get paid thousands of dollars in 30 Days or less!

The Panel will consist of David Minor of Vesado, Ryan Groff of New Western Acquisitions, Rex Gaugh, and Lawrence Malloy of Ethical Home Buyers. These gentlemen will teach you everything you need to know about wholesaling like a pro and answer all your questions during the meeting. The panel will discuss…

  • What is a Wholesaler vs a Bird Dog?
  • What is Wholesaling and how does it work?
  • What is Co-Wholesaling and how does it work?
  • How has the Wholesale Market changed over the past year?
  • How to find deals with the best profit potential
  • How to determine value of properties
  • How to determine cost of repairs
  • How to negotiate the deal
  • How to offer all cash even if you have no cash
  • How to complete the paperwork
  • How to find a buyer
  • How to close quickly and get paid
  • Wholesaling pros and cons
  • Answers to YOUR questions and more!

Come join us to learn how to Wholesale Houses in 2018 at the Tampa REIA Meeting on Thursday, May 10th from 5PM-9PM at the Doubletree Suites, 3050 North Rocky Point Dr. West, Tampa, FL. Take Action & RSVP Now!

If you have Wholesale Deals, bring your flyers…
There will be plenty of buyers at the meeting!

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As always, Tampa REIA Members can attend our March Main Meeting event at no charge and Non-Members can Register Online for $15 or pay $20 at the door. Be sure to bring your business cards and flyers and join us for an evening of real estate deals, vendors, networking, education and fun on Thursday, May 10th! See you there!

*Meeting Agenda
5:00 PM: Tampa REIA Meeting-Before-the-Meeting with Don DeRosa
6:00 PM: Tampa REIA Main Meeting, Vendor Tradeshow & Networking
6:15 PM: Announcements, Introductions, Haves & Wants
7:30 PM: Feature Presentation with All-Star Wholesaler Panel
9:30 PM: Late Night Networking at Bahama Breeze

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

5:00 PM in Main Meeting Room
The High Tech Home Buyers Creative Deal Makers Subgroup
May 10th Meeting Before the Meeting
Finding, Funding, Fixing & Flipping Your Way to Freedom
with Don DeRosa

Don DeRosaJoin Don DeRosa every month at our High Tech Home Buying Creative Deal Structuring Subgroup that meets one hour BEFORE the Tampa REIA Main Monthly Event at the Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay. Don will teach you about the state-of-the-art tools and techniques you’ll use to evaluate deals and figure out how to make them work – so you can work less and spend more time where you want, when you want and with whom you want.

Its an amazing time to be a real estate investor. Don’t look back 5 years from now and wish you had acted. Learn how to plan right… Learn to Make More and Work Less, Right Now!

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5:00 PM in Hotel Lobby or Hallway
Monthly Vendor Trade Show

Auction.comAt 5:00 PM in the Main Lobby, we have a Vendor Trade Show that lasts throughout the meeting where you can come out and meet many of our participating Business Members and Vendor Guests who help sponsor our meeting. See a full list of our vendors and sponsors below as they are added.

Vendor tables are limited, so any vendors wanting to reserve a table for the meeting can RSVP for a Vendor Table here. Vendor tables are reserved and setup on a first-come, first-serve basis.

6:20 PM in the Main Meeting Room
What’s Happening at Tampa REIA

Dustin GriffinStarting at 6:20 PM, Dustin Griffin kicks off the Tampa REIA Main Monthly Event with updates and announcements. Dustin covers what’s happening at Tampa REIA in the upcoming weeks and months such as upcoming workshops, webcasts, special events, members benefits and much more! Be sure to be in the main meeting room at 6:15 PM for your chance to be one of the first to receive a printed copy of The Profit Newsletter while supplies last.

6:30 PM in the Main Meeting Room
Haves & Wants Marketing Session

At approximately 6:30 PM, we will be having the Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session which gives our members the opportunity to quickly market deals they HAVE and to find deals they WANT. We also give our business members the opportunity to get up and say a few words about their businesses. Members who want to participate in the Haves & Wants Marketing Session must bring your flyers and get to the meeting early to get on our list of participants.

9:05 PM @ Door Prizes & Giveaways

Door Prizes and GiveawaysDoor Prizes & Giveaways!*
All members who check in and attend the Tampa REIA Meeting will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win several Flat Screen LED TVs, a variety of Gift Cards (such as Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, Amazon, etc), Flashlights, Phone Chargers and all sorts of other miscellaneous items that vary from meeting to meeting each month. *You must be present and in the room during the drawing to win. Door prizes and giveaways can change at any time for any reason. Non-Members and Vendors are not eligible to win.

9:30 PM: Late Night Networking at Bahama Breeze
Late Nite Networking at Bahama Breeze

Bahama BreezeAfter the conclusion of the Tampa REIA Main Meeting (around 9:30PM), we will be reconvening at Bahama Breeze located at 3045 N Rocky Point Dr E in Tampa for the “Meeting after the Meeting” with Tampa REIA Crew. Come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night on Tampa Bay!

Participating Meeting Vendors & Sponsors
Diamond Members & Sponsors

New Western AcquisitionsNew Western Acquisitions – An Investment Real Estate Brokerage whose primary focus is to provide discounted property to real estate investors. New Western provides discounted off market properties, in house financing, access to local contractors, and resources for any exit strategy. Read More>>

FynancFynanc – We study the giants of finance, the history of money, the financial system, and the inner workings of financial institutions. We look for the 1% of the strategies that pass our tests and work for you. We then document them for you to use.

Platinum Members & Sponsors

American IRAAmerican IRA – The American IRA mission is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self-directed retirement industry. Checkout our profile page and feel free to contact us for all of your IRA questions and needs. Read More>>

Trade Show Vendors
Reserve a Vendor Table Here

Foreclosures & Probates DailyForeclosures & Probates Daily – We are a nationwide lead provider for Investors, Realtors and Attorneys. We provide leads to suit your real estate needs such as Probates, Pre Probates, Inheritance, Lis Pendens, Auctions, Absentee Owners, Tax lates and Cash Buyers just to name a few. Read More>>

Auction.comAuction.com – The nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, having sold over $34 billion in real estate assets. Auction.com’s mission is to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace, making transactions easier and more transparent. Read More>>

VESADOVESADO – Our team of experts have an intricate understanding of every aspect of real estate investing. Whether you are working on your first investment property or you’re buying your fiftieth we have the resources and knowledge to exceed your expectations. More>>

See Tampa REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
Friday, May 11th at 6PM-LATE in Tampa, FL
The Property Protégé Group
Join Us for PPG Coaching
We’ll Be Covering Rehabbing Houses for Big Profits!
Friday, May 11th at 6PM-LATE
Vesado Office, 2203 N Lois Ave
12th Floor, Suite 1210, Tampa, FL
Would You Like to Learn How to Invest in Real Estate with a Team of Like Minded Investors?
Attend Your 1st Meeting at NO CHARGE

Property Protege GroupAre you wanting to learn how to invest in real estate but don’t know where to begin, how to really crank things up or don’t want to do it alone?

If so, please join us Friday at 6PM at the Property Protege Group Open House hosted by Don DeRosa and Dustin Griffin at Vesado Office, 2203 N Lois Ave, 12th Floor, Suite 1210, Tampa, FL. 

ALL TAMPA REIA MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THEIR FIRST PPG MEETING AT NO CHARGE, but seating is extremely limited, so arrive early to get a seat.

The Property Protege Group (PPG) is a private coaching group led by Don and Dustin that meets in-person in Tampa, Atlanta or Online via Facebook Live for PPG Members that cannot attend in-person (Replays are available for PPG members who can’t attend live). The first part of the meeting is educational and the second part is where we evaluate your deals and decide if they are a deal or no deal.

If you are interested in becoming a better, more profitable investor, those of us in PPG are here to help! PPG was created for new investors and existing investors who want to take their investing to the next level and beyond with the help of others!

If you are interested in learning more about the PPG program, we invite our Tampa REIA Members to attend their first Tampa PPG Meeting as our guest at the Vesado Office in Tampa at 6PM so you can check us out. We look forward to seeing you there!

At PPG, we will be coving topics such as:

  • How to locate properties and motivated sellers
  • How to pre-screen sellers and properties
  • How to analyze deals
  • How to determine repair costs
  • How to determine property value before and after repair
  • How to construct multiple offers
  • How to present and negotiate your offers
  • How to put properties under contract and complete the paperwork
  • Where to find the money to fund your deals
  • How to find buyers and sell houses fast
  • Wholesaling and how it works
  • Buying & selling pretty houses with creative terms
  • Finding deals with the most profit potential
  • How to avoid pitfalls and minimize risk
  • How to find leads on your mobile device
  • How to automate and systematize your business using mobile technology
  • And much more!

If you would like to take your investing business to the next level, don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the Property Protégé Group!

See Tampa REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
Sat, May 12th, 9AM-1PM
NO CHARGE for Members or Not-Yet-Members
Estimating Repairs
In the Field Workshop
Learn to Estimate Property Repairs Before You Buy!
Half Day Field Trip with Don DeRosa
Saturday, May 12th from 9AM-1PM
1821 22nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL

Don DeRosaWhen it comes to real estate investing, it’s all about knowing your numbers. If you’re off on your numbers, you may barely break even on a deal or even worse… lose big time! YOU MUST KNOW YOUR NUMBERS!

So when it comes to knowing your numbers…

  • Do you know how to really determine if you are buying a good deal or not?
  • How do you know if you’re paying too much?
  • How do you know how much profit you’re going to make?
  • Do you know how to do all your due diligence before you buy and what to look for?
  • Do you know how to accurately determine the AS-IS value of an ugly house?
  • Do you know After Repair Value (ARV) of a property for a buy and hold vs a fix and flip?
  • Do you know how to accurately determine repairs and estimate repair costs before you buy?
  • Are you totally comfortable using the numbers your buyer or sellers give you when working a deal?
  • Do you know how to quickly run the numbers like a pro?

If you answered “NO” to any of these questions, unfortunately you may be going to a real life, expensive, school of hard knocks seminar very soon!

Instead of learning these valuable due diligence skills the hard and expensive way, be sure to attend the upcoming Estimating Repairs “In the Field” Workshop with Don DeRosa on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 from 9AM to 1PM at 1821 22nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL.

Tampa REIA Members and Not-Yet-Members can Attend at NO CHARGE, so RSVP Now!

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Tue, May 15th @ 1PM in Ybor

Onsite Renovation Group

Onsite Renovation Group
Hands-On Learning “Onsite” at Real Renovation Projects
Ybor Heights Rehab
Tuesday, May 15th at 1:00PM
1015 East 24th Ave, Tampa, FL

Onsite Rehab ProjectPlease join us on Tuesday, May 15th at 1:00PM for the Tampa REIA Onsite Renovation Group (ORG) to learn all about finding, funding, fixing, and flipping houses for big profits. This month’s meeting will be held at 1015 East 24th Ave, Tampa, FL.

This will be a great Onsite case study house in Tampa’s historical Ybor Heights district! This is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 1464 square feet block home built in 1947 that’s taking on a whole new personality!

The house is being renovated by TJ Hines of American Home Buyers Group and is about 40% complete. We look forward to seeing everyone for this unique real time case study! See you there on Tuesday, May 15th at 1PM.

The purpose of the group is to allow both new and experienced rehabbers and investors to meet, network, share knowledge and learn from each other’s successes and mistakes while getting “hands on” experience at real rehab properties.

The Onsite Renovation Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1Pm, at an active renovation site, build site or rental property which will vary from month to month and be announced prior to the meeting on the TampaREIA.com/Calendar.

Come join us to learn how to rehab houses for big profits the right way. You will be glad you did!

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Onsite Renovation GroupThe Tampa REIA Onsite Renovation Group is an exciting educational and networking group that focuses on the acquisition, renovation and retail resale (fix & flip) or rental (buy & hold) of single or multi family residential homes in the Tampa Bay Area.

The purpose of the group is to allow both new and experienced rehabbers and investors to meet, network, share knowledge and learn from each others successes and mistakes while getting “hands on” experience at real rehab properties.

The Onsite Renovation Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:00PM at an active renovation site, build site or rental property which will vary from month to month and be announced prior to the meeting on the Tampa REIA Calendar.

Come join us to learn how to rehab houses for big profits the right way… you will be glad you did!

See Tampa REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
The Profit Newsletter for Tampa REIA May 2018
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The Profit - May 2018 - High Quality PDFThe May 2018 edition of The Profit Newsletter is now available for download as a High Quality PDF (print quality) or Low Res PDF for mobile devices. The Profit Newsletter is the official newsletter of the Tampa Real Estate Investors Alliance and is a digital, interactive newsletter for serious real estate investors delivered as an Adobe PDF file to read on your computer, tablet, or smart phone with a PDF reader. Many of the articles and ads in The Profit contain hyperlinks you can click to get more information online. The high res version of The Profit is “print ready” while the low res version will load faster on your mobile device. Also, be sure to Subscribe to The Profit so you don’t miss a single monthly issue.

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Lawrence Malloy

Posted on May 5, 2018 by

Lawrence MalloyLawrence Malloy is the owner and CEO of the investment company, Ethical Home Buyers and is the President of GOREIA (Greater Orlando Real Estate Investors Association). Throughout the past 14 years, by using his various dynamic approaches to marketing, he has bought and sold over 300+ properties from as low as $3,000 to as high as $1.6 million.

Through years of education from the very best in the industry of Real Estate investing, personal development and leadership training, Lawrence has developed his own unique approach to acquiring investment properties and running an investment firm like a fine oiled machine.

Coined the “Acquisition Artist”™ for his expertise in acquiring investment properties through face-to-face negotiations and his ability to creatively structure deals in a multitude of ways. While the core of his business is buying and selling real estate, his true passion is teaching, coaching and mentoring people to help them achieve financial freedom.

Ryan Groff

Posted on May 4, 2018 by

Ryan GroffRyan Groff is currently the broker and general manager of New Western Acquisitions Tampa location. Ryan started his career in investment real estate shortly after the crash in his hometown of Dallas/ Fort Worth Texas. During his time in Texas he was involved in personally acquiring over 200 single family homes for local investors. In 2015 New Western Acquisitions and Ryan, brought their business to Florida and more specifically the Tampa Bay area. Ryan and his team are now providing Tampa bay area investors with 30-40 single family investment properties every month. 

Thu, Apr 26th @ 6:00PM at Hilton Tampa Westshore (NEW!)

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Beginning Investors Group
SHARK TANK
with David Minor & Guest Sharks
Thu, Apr 26th, 2017 @ 6:00PM
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 N Lois Ave, Tampa, FL
Wholesalers Bring Your Deals!
Investors Bring Your Checkbooks!

Beginning Investors Group (BIG)The Real Estate Shark Tank is back to attack the Beginning Investors Group (BIG), hosted by David Minor, on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 6 PM at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore located at 2225 N Lois Ave in Tampa.

If you need to sell a deal or learn how to sell deals, this is the meeting you don’t want to miss!

WHOLESALERS, bring your deals and pitch them to a group of people ready to write checks on the spot for your deals!

INVESTORS, if you’re looking for a deal to buy, bring your check books. We will have plenty of deals, agreements and blue ink pens to write up contracts.

Be ready to network and pitch your deals to Tampa’s top Buyers & Wholesalers. Financing will be available if needed and resources in developing your power team as you grow your real estate investing business.

David MinorContracts will be provided by the Vesado team and you have the right to bid on properties being offered. You will leave with a deal done, an outline on how to pitch the deal and a team that will walk you through the process. Get ready, you don’t want to miss this new meeting!

Tampa REIA Members can attend at no charge. Non-Members can pay $20 at the door or RSVP online at BIGTicket.TampaREIA.com for Only $15.

Tampa REIA Members
Please RSVP on Facebook or RSVP on Meetup

RSVP on Facebook

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Not-Yet-Members
Please RSVP at BIGTicket.TampaREIA.com

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BIG Diamond Sponsors
Diamond Members & Sponsors

New Western AcquisitionsNew Western Acquisitions – An Investment Real Estate Brokerage whose primary focus is to provide discounted property to real estate investors. New Western provides discounted off market properties, in house financing, access to local contractors, and resources for any exit strategy. Read More>>

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April 24, 2018 BIG Online Replay
Watch the April 24, 2018 BIG Online Replay
With Dustin Griffin & Roger Blankenship
TUE, April 24th @ 7PM on Zoom Video Webinar
NEW Meeting Day for BIG ONLINE!
We Now Meet on 4th TUES at 7PM
Register for BIG Online Now!
Beginning Investors Group ONLINE
on Tues, April 24th @ 7PM Online
Knowing Your Numbers!
Get a Complimentary APP for Helping You Rate a Potential Property Deal Just for Attending!
with Roger Blankenship
the Flipping America Guy

When it comes to investing in real estate for fun and profits, it’s all about knowing your numbers. If you’re off on your numbers, you may barely break even on a deal or even worse… you may lose big time! Losing money on deals is definitely not fun and not profitable. Therefore, you must know your numbers to minimize your risks!

Roger BlankenshipRoger Blankenship, the Flipping America Guy, will be our special guest this month at the Beginning Investors Group Online on our NEW MEETING DAY of Tuesday, April 24th at 7:00PM on Zoom Video Webinar.

Roger will teach you the importance of knowing your most important numbers such as After Repair Values (ARV), Repairs and Cost of Funds. Being too far off on any of these numbers can make or break your deal.

On the BIG Online Webinar, Roger will cover…

  • How to find an ARV if you’re not a realtor.
  • How to find an ARV if you are adding square footage to the house.
  • Know what your repairs are going to cost.
    • Initial estimate
    • Due Diligence estimate
    • Contractor Bid
  • Do you really need three bids?
  • Know what the money is going to cost.
    • Cost of Hard Money
    • Cost of Equity Partnership
    • Cost of using cash.
  • Answers to your questions and much more!

Don’t miss this edition of the Beginning Investors Group Online using our new Zoom Video Webinar on our NEW MEETING DATE… REGISTER NOW!

No Charge to Attend for Members & Guests
RSVP to Attend Online via Zoom Video Webinar

Attend the Webinar to Get a FREE APP from Roger to Quickly Help You Determine if You Have a “Deal or No Deal!”

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Zoom Video WebinarTO ATTEND ONLINE: To attend the Beginning Investors Group Online via your PC, smart phone or tablet, Register for the Online Meeting on Zoom.us and you will be emailed a Webinar Confirmation Email with instructions on how to attend the event.

Once you get your Webinar Confirmation Email, you can click the “Please click this URL” link in the email about 5-10 minutes prior to the 7PM start time to reserve a spot using your PC, Mac, Tablet or Smart Phone.

The web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting, and is also available for Download Zoom for Your Computer.

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The Profit Newsletter for Tampa REIA April 2018
Download the April 2018 Edition of The Profit Newsletter Now!

The Profit - April 2018 - High Quality PDFThe April 2018 edition of The Profit Newsletter is now available for download as a High Quality PDF (print quality) or Low Res PDF for mobile devices. The Profit Newsletter is the official newsletter of the Tampa Real Estate Investors Alliance and is a digital, interactive newsletter for serious real estate investors delivered as an Adobe PDF file to read on your computer, tablet, or smart phone with a PDF reader. Many of the articles and ads in The Profit contain hyperlinks you can click to get more information online. The high res version of The Profit is “print ready” while the low res version will load faster on your mobile device. Also, be sure to Subscribe to The Profit so you don’t miss a single monthly issue.

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Wed, Apr 11th @ 6:30PM at Del Frisco’s Westshore
Savvy Investor Networking
Buy – Sell – Trade – Promote – Network
Wed, April 11th, 2018 @ 6:30PM
Del Frisco’s, 4138 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa
Everyone Welcome at No Charge!
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Savvy Investor Networking (SIN Tampa)Savvy Investor Networking (SIN) is a brand new Tampa REIA Networking Subgroup that meets on Wednesday, April 11th (2nd Wednesday) from 6:30PM to 9:30PM at Del Frisco’s Grille located at 4138 W Boy Scout Blvd in Tampa (Westshore) near the airport. SIN is hosted by Dustin Griffin, David Minor, Denise Brown and Tangie Cousins.

Your Hosts

Your Network is Your Networth!

The entire purpose of Savvy Investor Networking is to bring that Beach REIA vibe to the Tampa Bay Real Estate Investing Community together in a fun, festive environment where we can network, discuss real estate opportunities, share resources, brainstorm ideas, ask questions, get answers and figure out additional ways to support one another, our community and all make more money.

Invite your friends and co-workers and be sure to bring your business cards, your flyers and come prepared to promote yourself, your deals and your business!

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Thurs, April 12th at 5PM @ Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay
*Attend for Your Chance to Win a Flat Screen LED TV & More!
Tampa REIA Meeting & Vendor Tradeshow – April 12th
at the Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay
How to Double Your Rental Income Without Tenants
Learn Just How Simple It is to Start Your Own Vacation Rental Business!
with Duncan Wierman

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Tampa REIA Members Can Attend for no charge.
Guests Can RSVP Online Now for $15 or Pay $20 at the Door.

Duncan WiermanJoin us at Tampa REIA Main Monthly Event on Thursday, April 12th from 5PM at the 3050 North Rocky Point Dr. West in Tampa, FL where our special guest speaker will be Duncan Wierman on the Vacation Rental Business you’ve been hearing so much about like AirBNB, VRBO and others.

Are you tired of tenants and toilets? Are you tired of having to work so hard wholesaling houses or fixing and flipping? Are you looking to earn some more passive income or “mailbox money” without having to deal with all the problems associated with tenants? If so, you need to join us at Tampa REIA for Duncan’s 90 minute presentation on Vacation Rentals where he will cover…

  • How to control properties with the lowest risk and investment
  • How easy it is to double your rental income with less work
  • Decide whether a Bed and Breakfast or a Whole House Vacation Rental works best for you
  • How to pick the perfect location for a vacation rental – Hint: the rules have changed! You will be surprised how easy this is now
  • Learn the formula to calculate for yourself how much money you can really make with vacation rentals
  • Eliminate all of your worries with the “Trifecta of Safety” which insures your investment and protects you from damages, theft or vandalism
  • Learn the importance of the difference between “renting to tenants” and “hosting guests”
  • How to simplify the guest screening process from days to a matter of minutes
  • Answers to your questions on vacation rentals and more!

If you are serious about building passive income while minimizing your risk and workload and have considered vacation rentals, you owe it to yourself to join us at the Tampa REIA and learn more about this exciting real estate investing niche. Take Action and RSVP NOW!

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As always, Tampa REIA Members can attend our March Main Meeting event at no charge and Non-Members can Register Online for $15 or pay $20 at the door. Be sure to bring your business cards and flyers and join us for an evening of real estate deals, vendors, networking, education and fun on Thursday, April 12th! See you there!

*Meeting Agenda
5:00 PM: Tampa REIA Meeting-Before-the-Meeting with Don DeRosa
6:00 PM: Tampa REIA Main Meeting, Vendor Tradeshow & Networking
6:15 PM: Announcements, Introductions, Haves & Wants
7:30 PM: Feature Presentation with Duncan Wierman on Vacation Rentals
9:30 PM: Late Night Networking at Bahama Breeze

*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.

5:00 PM in Main Meeting Room
The High Tech Home Buyers Creative Deal Makers Subgroup
April 12th Meeting Before the Meeting
How to Structure
Deals Creatively

with Don DeRosa

Don DeRosaWhen you come across a lead, do you know how to look at the information, analyze it and determine what to do with it next? There’s nothing worse than losing a deal because you don’t know multiple ways to structure the deal and how to present multiple offers to the seller.

At the Meeting-Before-the-Meeting this month, I am going to teach you 3 methods to buy houses with little to no money down and without borrowing money from a bank.

I’m also going to show you what paperwork you need for subject-to deals, wrap around mortgages and wholesale lease-option deals.

Join Don DeRosa every month at our High Tech Home Buying Creative Deal Structuring Subgroup that meets one hour BEFORE the Tampa REIA Main Monthly Event at the Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay. Don will teach you about the state-of-the-art tools and techniques you’ll use to evaluate deals and figure out how to make them work – so you can work less and spend more time where you want, when you want and with whom you want.

Its an amazing time to be a real estate investor. Don’t look back 5 years from now and wish you had acted. Learn how to plan right… Learn to Make More and Work Less, Right Now!

Please RSVP on Meetup.com

5:00 PM in Hotel Lobby or Hallway
Monthly Vendor Trade Show

Auction.comAt 5:00 PM in the Main Lobby, we have a Vendor Trade Show that lasts throughout the meeting where you can come out and meet many of our participating Business Members and Vendor Guests who help sponsor our meeting. See a full list of our vendors and sponsors below as they are added.

Vendor tables are limited, so any vendors wanting to reserve a table for the meeting can RSVP for a Vendor Table here. Vendor tables are reserved and setup on a first-come, first-serve basis.

6:15 PM in the Main Meeting Room
What’s Happening at Tampa REIA

Dustin GriffinStarting at 6:00 PM, Dustin Griffin kicks off the Tampa REIA Main Monthly Event with updates and announcements. Dustin covers what’s happening at Tampa REIA in the upcoming weeks and months such as upcoming workshops, webcasts, special events, members benefits and much more! Be sure to be in the main meeting room at 6:15 PM for your chance to be one of the first to receive a printed copy of The Profit Newsletter while supplies last.

6:30 PM in the Main Meeting Room
Haves & Wants Marketing Session

At approximately 6:30 PM, we will be having the Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session which gives our members the opportunity to quickly market deals they HAVE and to find deals they WANT. We also give our business members the opportunity to get up and say a few words about their businesses. Members who want to participate in the Haves & Wants Marketing Session must bring your flyers and get to the meeting early to get on our list of participants.

9:05 PM @ Door Prizes & Giveaways

Door Prizes and GiveawaysDoor Prizes & Giveaways!*
All members who check in and attend the Tampa REIA Meeting will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win several Flat Screen LED TVs, a variety of Gift Cards (such as Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, Amazon, etc), Flashlights, Phone Chargers and all sorts of other miscellaneous items that vary from meeting to meeting each month. *You must be present and in the room during the drawing to win. Door prizes and giveaways can change at any time for any reason. Non-Members and Vendors are not eligible to win.

9:30 PM: Late Night Networking at Bahama Breeze
Late Nite Networking at Bahama Breeze

Bahama BreezeAfter the conclusion of the Tampa REIA Main Meeting (around 9:30PM), we will be reconvening at Bahama Breeze located at 3045 N Rocky Point Dr E in Tampa for the “Meeting after the Meeting” with Tampa REIA Crew. Come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night on Tampa Bay!

Participating Meeting Vendors & Sponsors
Diamond Members & Sponsors

New Western AcquisitionsNew Western Acquisitions – An Investment Real Estate Brokerage whose primary focus is to provide discounted property to real estate investors. New Western provides discounted off market properties, in house financing, access to local contractors, and resources for any exit strategy. Read More>>

Platinum Members & Sponsors

American IRAAmerican IRA – The American IRA mission is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self-directed retirement industry. Checkout our profile page and feel free to contact us for all of your IRA questions and needs. Read More>>

Trade Show Vendors
Reserve a Vendor Table Here

Foreclosures & Probates DailyForeclosures & Probates Daily – We are a nationwide lead provider for Investors, Realtors and Attorneys. We provide leads to suit your real estate needs such as Probates, Pre Probates, Inheritance, Lis Pendens, Auctions, Absentee Owners, Tax lates and Cash Buyers just to name a few. Read More>>

Auction.comAuction.com – The nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, having sold over $34 billion in real estate assets. Auction.com’s mission is to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace, making transactions easier and more transparent. Read More>>

VESADOVESADO – Our team of experts have an intricate understanding of every aspect of real estate investing. Whether you are working on your first investment property or you’re buying your fiftieth we have the resources and knowledge to exceed your expectations. More>>

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Friday, April 13th at 6PM-LATE in Tampa, FL
The Property Protégé Group
Join Us for PPG Coaching
This Month We’ll Cover Marketing, Deal Structuring & Buying Houses Subject-To
Friday, April 13th at 6PM-LATE
Vesado Office, 2203 N Lois Ave
12th Floor, Suite 1210, Tampa, FL
Would You Like to Learn How to Invest in Real Estate with a Team of Like Minded Investors?
Attend Your 1st Meeting at NO CHARGE

Property Protege GroupAre you wanting to learn how to invest in real estate but don’t know where to begin, how to really crank things up or don’t want to do it alone?

If so, please join us Friday at 6PM at the Property Protege Group Open House hosted by Don DeRosa and Dustin Griffin at Vesado Office, 2203 N Lois Ave, 12th Floor, Suite 1210, Tampa, FL. 

ALL TAMPA REIA MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THEIR FIRST PPG MEETING AT NO CHARGE, but seating is extremely limited, so arrive early to get a seat.

The Property Protege Group (PPG) is a private coaching group led by Don and Dustin that meets in-person in Tampa, Atlanta or Online via Facebook Live for PPG Members that cannot attend in-person (Replays are available for PPG members who can’t attend live). The first part of the meeting is educational and the second part is where we evaluate your deals and decide if they are a deal or no deal.

If you are interested in becoming a better, more profitable investor, those of us in PPG are here to help! PPG was created for new investors and existing investors who want to take their investing to the next level and beyond with the help of others!

If you are interested in learning more about the PPG program, we invite our Tampa REIA Members to attend their first Tampa PPG Meeting as our guest at the Vesado Office in Tampa at 6PM so you can check us out. We look forward to seeing you there!

At PPG, we will be coving topics such as:

  • How to locate properties and motivated sellers
  • How to pre-screen sellers and properties
  • How to analyze deals
  • How to determine repair costs
  • How to determine property value before and after repair
  • How to construct multiple offers
  • How to present and negotiate your offers
  • How to put properties under contract and complete the paperwork
  • Where to find the money to fund your deals
  • How to find buyers and sell houses fast
  • Wholesaling and how it works
  • Buying & selling pretty houses with creative terms
  • Finding deals with the most profit potential
  • How to avoid pitfalls and minimize risk
  • How to find leads on your mobile device
  • How to automate and systematize your business using mobile technology
  • And much more!

If you would like to take your investing business to the next level, don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the Property Protégé Group!

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Sat, April 14th, 9AM-1PM @ Doubletree Suites (PART 1)
*Tampa REIA Members Can Attend These 2 Back-to-Back, Half Day Workshops, at NO CHARGE! Register Now to Reserve Your Seat! Seating is extremely limited and will fill up fast.
PART 1: Vacation Rental
Opportunity Workshop
Learn How Simple It is to Start Your Own Vacation Rental Business & Double Your Passive Income Without Tenants!
A Half Day Workshop with Duncan Wierman
Saturday, April 14th from 9AM-1PM
Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay
3050 North Rocky Point Dr West, Tampa, FL

Duncan WiermanJoin Duncan Wierman on Saturday, April 14th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Registration starts at 8:30 AM) at the Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay located at 3050 North Rocky Point Dr West in Tampa, FL for an amazing introductory half day workshop on the Vacation Rental Business!

Tampa REIA Members can attend this workshop at NO CHARGE to…

  • Learn how to take an existing home that you rent or own, underperforming rental property, or even a timeshare and turn it into a vacation rental.
  • Learn strategies that maximize your vacation rental income that beats standard rentals, hands down!
  • Learn how to start a vacation rental empire, even if you don’t own any property.

You will also learn…

  • What the 3 key elements are that will generate the highest returns
  • Identifying niche markets in your area to attract more visitors
  • The best floor plan for a vacation rental property
  • How much you can expect to spend on starting up a vacation rental
  • Answers to your questions and so much more!

BRING YOUR LIST OF POTENTIAL PROPERTIES AND WE WILL BRAINSTORM AND WORK ON THEM IN CLASS.

To learn more about the exciting opportunites of the Vacation Rental Business, Register Now!

Register Now!

*PLEASE NOTE: Current Tampa REIA Members with a valid membership card can attend at NO CHARGE. If you are not yet a Tampa REIA Member, you can join and attend this event at NO CHARGE as well. Because we are offering this event to members at NO CHARGE, it will fill up fast. Seating is extremely limited. RSVP Now and show up early to reserve your seat.

Sat, April 14th, 2PM-6PM @ Doubletree Suites (PART 2)
*Tampa REIA Members Can Attend These 2 Back-to-Back, Half Day Workshops, at NO CHARGE! Register Now to Reserve Your Seat! Seating is extremely limited and will fill up fast.
PART 2: Determining Property Values Workshop
For Busy Real Estate Investors Who Want to Understand the Numbers & Make Deals Happen Fast!
A Half Day Workshop with Don DeRosa
Saturday, April 14th from 2PM-6PM
Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay
3050 North Rocky Point Dr West, Tampa, FL

Don DeRosaWhen it comes to real estate investing, it’s all about knowing your numbers. If you’re off on your numbers, you may barely break even on a deal or even worse… lose big time! YOU MUST KNOW YOUR NUMBERS.

So, when it comes to knowing your numbers…

  • Do you know how to really determine if you are buying a good deal or not?
  • How do you know if you’re paying too much?
  • How do you know how much profit you’re going to make?
  • Do you know how to do all your due diligence before you buy and what to look for?
  • Do you know how to accurately determine the AS-IS value of an ugly house?
  • Do you know After Repair Value (ARV) of a property for a buy and hold vs a fix and flip?

    If you answered “NO” to any of these questions, unfortunately you may be going to a real life, expensive, school of hard knocks seminar very soon!

    Instead of learning these valuable due diligence skills the hard and expensive way, be sure to attend the upcoming half day Determining Property Values Workshop with Don DeRosa on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 following the Vacation Rental Workshop from 2PM to 6PM at the Doubletree Suites Tampa Bay located at 3050 North Rocky Point Dr West in Tampa, FL.

    Tampa REIA Members can attend this workshop at NO CHARGE to learn…

    • How to determine the different types of property values
    • Using different property valuation models
    • Reliable sources of “comparable” information data
    • How to find and run comparables
    • How to decide which comparables to use and which to ignore
    • How to use your computer or mobile device to do your due diligence
    • Determining how much an investor should pay for a property
    • Identifying the target market (buyers) for the property
    • How to utilize public and near public information
    • Pitfalls to Avoid
    • All this, answers to your questions & so much more!

    Sign Up Today and make 2018 your most profitable year ever in real estate investing by knowing how to run your numbers and how to buy right! REGISTER NOW!

    Register Now!

    *PLEASE NOTE: Current Tampa REIA Members with a valid membership card can attend at NO CHARGE. If you are not yet a Tampa REIA Member, you can join and attend this event at NO CHARGE as well. Because we are offering this event to members at NO CHARGE, it will fill up fast. Seating is extremely limited. RSVP Now and show up early to reserve your seat.

    See Tampa REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
  • Tue, April 17th @ 1PM in Clearwater, FL

    Onsite Renovation Group

    Onsite Renovation Group
    Hands-On Learning “Onsite” at Real Renovation Projects. This Month…
    Fire Damaged Rehab
    Tuesday, April 17th at 1:00PM
    1000 Oakview Ave, Clearwater, FL

    Onsite Rehab ProjectPlease join us on Tuesday, April 17th at 1:00PM for the Tampa REIA onsite Renovation Group (ORG) to learn all about finding, funding, fixing, and flipping houses for big profits. This month’s meeting will be held at a fire damaged house located at 1000 Oakview Ave in Clearwater, FL.

    This was a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with a 2 car garage before it was transformed into a pile of ash and rubble by fire. Now Nick and Connie Nichols are transforming it into a beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with a 2 car garage once more!

    This will be the first time we’ve ever used a fire damaged home as a case study. So come and join us to learn what potential problems and opportunities await when dealing with a fire damaged home such as this. We look forward to seeing you there at 1PM on April 17th!

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    Onsite Renovation GroupThe Tampa REIA Onsite Renovation Group is an exciting educational and networking group that focuses on the acquisition, renovation and retail resale (fix & flip) or rental (buy & hold) of single or multi family residential homes in the Tampa Bay Area.

    The purpose of the group is to allow both new and experienced rehabbers and investors to meet, network, share knowledge and learn from each others successes and mistakes while getting “hands on” experience at real rehab properties.

    The Onsite Renovation Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:00PM at an active renovation site, build site or rental property which will vary from month to month and be announced prior to the meeting on the Tampa REIA Calendar.

    Come join us to learn how to rehab houses for big profits the right way… you will be glad you did!

    See Tampa REIA Events Calendar for More Events!

    Scott SiegleIt is with deep sorrow that we regret inform you that our good friend Scott Siegle passed away after his battle with cancer. Scott was a very close friend, an active member of the Tampa Bay real estate investing community and very supportive of his fellow real estate investors and friends. Scott’s family and friends are in our prayers.

    Scott’s Memorial Service will be held on April 21st, 2018 from 11AM-1:30PM at the Bayou Club located at 7979 Bayou Club Blvd in Largo, FL.

    A GoFundMe Account has been setup to help with Scott’s funeral arrangements at: https://www.gofundme.com/scott-siegle-funeral-fund

    24/7/365 BIG Online Facebook Live Replay
     
    March 28, 2018 BIG Online Facebook Live Replay
    With Dustin Griffin & Tangie Cousins
    Beginning Investors Group ONLINE
    Webinar Recorded Live March 28, 2018
    Learn About the Hottest Leads in Today’s Market & How You Could Be Getting Them!
    with Tangie Cousins, the Hot Lead Chick

    Tangie CousinsTangie Cousins, the Hot Lead Chick, was our special guest at the Beginning Investors Group Online that we recorded live on Wednesday, March 28th.

    On the webinar replay, Tangie will be teaching us about the “Hottest Leads in Today’s Market” and her Unique Marketing Strategies for targeting these hot leads.

    She will be teaching you a lot of different marketing techniques and strategies such as… How to write your letter if you are an Investor verses a Realtor. How often you should mail and how many times. What to say and what not to say in your letter.

    • The 5 hottest leads with the most equity
    • Consistency in marketing
    • How to write your letter
    • The Do’s and Don’ts of Marketing
    • Reasons why you should invest in today’s market
    • Answers to your questions and much more!

    Watch the BIGO Webinar Replay 24/7/365 and be sure to register for next month’s Beginning Investors Group Online Webinar at http://bio.co!

    Register for BIG Online Webinar on Zoom!
    Wed, Mar 14th @ 6:30PM at Del Frisco’s Westshore (NEW!)
    Savvy Investor Networking
    Buy – Sell – Trade – Promote – Network
    Wed, March 14th, 2018 @ 6:30PM
    Del Frisco’s, 4138 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa
    Everyone Welcome
    Attend This Month at No Charge!

    RSVP on Facebook or RSVP on Meetup

    Savvy Investor Networking (SIN Tampa)Savvy Investor Networking (SIN) is a brand new Tampa REIA Networking Subgroup that meets on Wednesday, March 14th (2nd Wednesday) from 6:30PM to 9:30PM at Del Frisco’s Grille located at 4138 W Boy Scout Blvd in Tampa (Westshore) near the airport. SIN is hosted by Dustin Griffin, David Minor, Denise Brown and Tangie Cousins.

    Your Hosts

    Your Network is Your Networth!

    The entire purpose of Savvy Investor Networking is to bring that Beach REIA vibe to the Tampa Bay Real Estate Investing Community together in a fun, festive environment where we can network, discuss real estate opportunities, share resources, brainstorm ideas, ask questions, get answers and figure out additional ways to support one another, our community and all make more money.

    Invite your friends and co-workers and be sure to bring your business cards, your flyers and come prepared to promote yourself, your deals and your business!

    RSVP on Facebook

    Please RSVP on Meetup.com

    See Tampa REIA Events Calendar for More Events!
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