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NEW WEBINAR: Bulletproof Retirement with Real Estate


Webinar on Thursday, 9/24 at 6:30pm PST

Rentals 2 Retirement:
Bulletproofing your retirement with real estate

Join us for this informative webinar where we will show you how to build a safe, secure and predictable stream of income/retirement through conservative real estate investing.

As the CoronaVirus works its way through our communities there are two things you can be sure of: first, we will survive this Pandemic and come back stronger than ever (that’s what we Americans do) and secondly, as we return to the “new normal”, preparing for retirement and the future will be more important than ever. Whether you are looking to do a 1031 exchange, diversify your stock portfolio by investing in real estate or create a stream of income to supplement your retirement, we can show you how to get there!

Since 2009 Invest 1 Properties has been one of the nation’s leading turn-key investment property providers. Focusing on the dynamic Kansas City market with over 900 properties sold, we have the systems in place to assure your success.

Our process is simple:

-We find the property for you

-We fully renovate the property
-We partner with local property management to place a qualified tenant and manage the property


This is truly “hands-off” turn-key investing. We even include a rent guarantee and renovation warranty on every property we sell and WE PAY ALL 1031 exchange fees when you close with us!

So join us to learn more about this incredible real estate investing opportunity and why we consider the Kansas City market a true hidden gem that has produced outstanding results for our clients over the last 11+ years.

Here are just a few of the reasons why:

-6.9% appreciation in 2019

-3.1% unemployment (Jan 2020), well below the national average

-Low cost of living and population growth is increasing year over year

-10%+ average cap rates

-In house financing available with no tax returns or W2’s, no bank qualifying


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CA Rehabs and ADUs are hotter than ever, EVEN in a pandemic

Dear Realty411 Reader;

This year has been like something we’ve never seen, like a clip right out of “The Twilight Zone.”

We’re not even sure Stephen King could have made this story up, but here we are in the midst of a pandemic — and the crazy thing is, buying and selling houses is still HOT, HOT, HOT.

Take it from our friend Mentor, Alton Jones. He’s a 34-year LAPD Veteran, who when he grew tired of dodging bullets, turned to rehabbing homes in the CA area part-time… and is now running a multi-million-dollar business…finding, fixing and flipping houses.

In the past 10 years, he’s learned a lot of tough lessons and has become one of the nation’s leading experts flipping houses for a profit using his team to successfully rehab and sell hundreds of houses in this time.

Alton Jones RehabstoRiches digitalThis coming September 18th – 20th, he’ll be conducting his Live, Virtual workshop where he’ll be teaching students:

  • How to Find the Good Deals You Keep Hearing About
  • Ways to Purchase Properties Without Using Your Own Money or Credit
  • How to Negotiate with Sellers
  • What to Look for When Inspecting a Property
  • How to Systematize and Automate the Rehabbing and Selling Process to Make It Faster, Easier and Safer
  • How to Make A Scope of Work, Materials List and Schedule Like a Pro
  • Where to Find the Best Contractors and Sub-Contractors
  • How to Flip Houses with Your IRA
  • How to Sell Your Houses FASTER Than Other Investors and For More Money

So, if you’ve always wanted to flip houses in the CA area, but were afraid to risk losing money OR if you’ve always wanted to FIRE your boss and have the freedom to work from anywhere, even on vacation, Alton’s the guy to show you.

As part of his curriculum, he’s incorporated his latest and hottest rehab strategy, modifying existing structures into ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units). ADUs have become all the rage in CA in just the past 2 years. Think garage to In-law suite.

Alton will show you the many ways he’s been able to navigate the treacherous waters on the ADU permitting process which can affect your buying decisions and understanding the rules that can make you lots of money or can cost you tens of thousands of dollars.

If you’re in the market in the CA area, this is a must attend event! Set aside September 18th – 20th and join Alton from the comfort of your home for this event!

Registration is only $547 for the 3 days, and you can fill the room with all the family and friends you wish — get going and be creative, because that’s what it’s about in this business.

The virtual platform has limited “ticket” capacity, so register right NOW, so you won’t have to miss it!

To your success,

Linda Pliagas, Publisher
Realty411.com & REI Wealth

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Don’t Miss The Deadline To Balance Your Real Estate Portfolio

By Bill Mencarow

Savvy real estate investors balance their portfolio with real estate notes (trust deeds or mortgages); real estate for appreciation, real estate notes for income.

My name is Bill Mencarow.  While my wife Alison and I were on the staff of the US Congress in Washington, we started to invest in real estate and later discovered notes (trust deeds and mortgages).  We still love real estate, and since then we’ve bought and sold lots of it, and lots of notes.


We then started The Paper Source, an educational resource for note investors and those who want to be.  For many years we have hosted the annual Paper Source Note Symposium which attracts several hundred investors.

Because of virus restrictions we can’t hold it live this year.  Instead, it will be at your house!  (That is, it will be online.)


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* Our speakers are people who DO what they teach. Over three days you will learn from some of the most experienced people on the planet (full-time note investors, tax and asset protection attorney, self-directed IRA experts, to name just a few) – and absolutely NO sales pitches.

*  There will be presentations for beginners on up.

*  You will get NON-EXPIRING access to all the speakers’ videos and MP3 audios.

Tom Henderson, whom many call “The Note Professor” (and you will too, once you hear him) recently told me, “Bill, this is the deal of the century!  Can you believe all these speakers for only $97.00? And be able to watch at anytime on any device?!”


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This is my invitation to join us for the online Note Symposium Oct. 1-3.  Please CLICK HERE to see all that it offers.  The $97.00 registration includes admission to the event and lifetime access to the videos and MP3s.

And that’s not all.  If you register by this Friday, Aug. 21, you will receive a one year subscription (or renewal) to THE PAPER SOURCE JOURNAL, the only publication for real estate note investors, which sells for $79.00.

Every month you’ll get news affecting your investments, including court decisions, scam warnings, tips and techniques on everything from finding notes, negotiation, recasting them to double and triple your yields, and much more.

W. J. Mencarow, President, The Paper Source, Inc.

Remember to register by this Friday to receive the $79 bonus. Your registration includes access to all the speakers’ videos and MP3 audios which will NEVER expire – you will be able to watch and/or listen anytime now or in the future.  CLICK HERE for more information and to register.  And please don’t miss the Friday deadline!

Feel free to contact me with any questions.  My personal email iswjm@cashflows.org and my cell is 830-285-5926.


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Real Estate Investor
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Scottsdale REI, LLC
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Real Estate Investor
Co President
Scottsdale REI, LLC
National Speaker

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Realty411 Announces 3rd Virtual Investor Weekend Expo on July 25th and 26th

Santa Barbara, Calif., — Realty411, publisher of the nation’s most popular real estate investor magazines, recently wrapped up their second virtual expo and set a date for their third online REI event.

Realty411′s 3rd Virtual Investor Weekend Expo will take place in the comfort of your own home, on Saturday, July 25th and Sunday, July 26th, beginning at 9 am PST.

The complimentary online non-stop event will feature renowned real estate educators, including Ross Hamilton, CEO of Connected Investors; Rusty Tweed, Founder of TFS Properties and Mold Zero; Kaaren Hall, CEO of uDirect IRA Services; plus Hugh Zaretsky, founder of eFramily.com; additional power-house speakers will be announced shortly.

Learn from Ross Hamilton, CEO of Connected Investors!

Learn from Ross Hamilton, CEO of Connected Investors!

Learn from Ross Hamilton, CEO of Connected Investors!

Once again, Realty411′s 3rd Virtual Investor Weekend Expo will be hosted by Dave Grimm, CEO of End 2 End Results, and Linda Pliagas, founder of Realty411. Also joining the emcee line-up for the first time will be The Millionaire Maverick, Paul Finck, an international motivational speaker.

Over 1,000 investors from around the nation and seven countries registered for Realty411′s first two virtual expos, which took place in late March and this past weekend.

The two online weekend expos hosted 24 top-notch real estate insiders, all who happily spilled their time-tested secrets of success.

Where is the real estate marketing heading? Find out here!

Where is the real estate marketing heading? Find out here!

Where is the real estate marketing heading? Find out here!

The popular June 13th and 14th event featured nationally-recognized industry leaders, such as: Kathy Fettke, Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network; Anne Marie Rogers, Director of Marketing, Quest Trust Company; Marco Santerelli, Founder of Norada Real Estate; and Sunil Tulsiani, Founder of the popular Canadian-networking group, PrivateInvestorClub.com.

Investors who are interested in attending Realty411′s next Virtual Investor Weekend Expo on July 25th and 26th are encouraged to sign up on Realty411′s VIP List to receive registration information and updates.

To join Realty411′s VIP List and receive up-to-the-minute information, event invitations and news, CLICK HERE or sign up with the link below:


Investors from around the nation and world are invited to join the Realty411 Team as they unite the industry experts for a memorable weekend filled with non-stop education, motivation and excitement.

Realty411.com is based in beautiful Santa Barbara County, California. The area, known as “The American Riviera”, is also home to many celebrities and prominent business leaders.

Realty411.com is based in beautiful Santa Barbara County, California. The area, known as “The American Riviera”, is also home to many celebrities and prominent business leaders.

Realty411.com is based in beautiful Santa Barbara County, California. The area, known as “The American Riviera”, is also home to many celebrities and prominent business leaders.





Could the Corona Virus provide the next Boon for Private Mortgage Lending?

By Edward Brown

The Corona Virus had all but shut down conventional lending in late March 2020 and most of April 2020. Although it now appears that many banks have loosened up, they are far behind in applications due to the shelter in place restrictions and lack of certainty in the market.

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This situation may provide a boon to the private lending industry as it has done at times over the past 30 years; however, a cautionary tale might ensue should the perceived lockdown last for a few more months. The main reason is that a prolonged economic decline can produce long lasting effects that may take years to recover, especially in certain markets such as restaurants, retail, and any place where people gather. Different economic interruptions have occurred over the past 30 years that, for the private lender, with foresight, fared better than just before the downturn in the market.

In the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s, the Savings and Loan crisis shuttered many real estate lending institutions. Almost one out of three Savings and Loans failed from 1986 to 1995. It was the most significant collapse since the Great Depression. According to author, Kimberly Amadeo, “In the 1970s, stagflation combined low economic growth with high inflation. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates to end double-digit inflation. That caused a recession in 1980.


Stagflation and slow growth devastated S&Ls. Their enabling legislation set caps on the interest rates for deposits and loans. Depositors found higher returns in other banks. At the same time, slow growth and the recession reduced the number of families applying for mortgages. The S&Ls were stuck with a dwindling portfolio of low-interest mortgages as their only income source.

The situation worsened in the 1980s. Money market accounts became popular. They offered higher interest rates on savings without the insurance. When depositors switched, it depleted the banks’ source of funds. S&L banks asked Congress to remove the low-interest rate restrictions. The Carter administration allowed S&Ls to raise interest rates on savings deposits. It also increased the insurance level from $40,000 to $100,000 per depositor.

By 1982, S&Ls were losing $4 billion a year. It was a significant reversal of the industry’s profit of $781 million in 1980.

Between 1982 and 1985, S&L assets increased by 56%. Legislators in California, Texas, and Florida passed laws allowing their S&Ls to invest in speculative real estate.

Amongst scandalous activity such as putting pressure on the Federal Home Loan Banking Board to overlook suspicious activity, the crisis pushed states like Texas into a recession. When bad land investments were auctioned off, real estate prices collapsed.”

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In addition to the simple laws of supply and demand where the supply of money available for real estate purchases decreased due to the number of S&Ls closing, other conventional lending institutions became skittish and backed off; even for the more conservative loans.

Enter the private real estate lender. For those who could think outside the box and use some creative thinking, loans were made that, in one person’s opinion “was like shooting fish in a barrel.”

An example of this was a loan I was privy to that, to this day, I cannot believe a conventional lender did not make; the property was in the financial district of San Francisco and was considered a prime office building. The building was 80% occupied and had tremendous positive cash flow from long term, stable tenants. The buyer was getting a severe discount because the son who was given authority by his father accidentally accepted an almost insulting low-ball offer. Although the father tried to correct the mistake, the buyer refused to change the contract and threatened to sue for specific performance.

By all accounts, the buyer needed a loan of 20% LTV. Unfortunately [or fortunately, depending on which side of the table you are], the banks were acting like a deer in headlights and would not commit to a loan; thus, the buyer had to turn to hard money [as it was called in those days]. The terms were 14% and 10 points for a three year loan with a one year minimum guarantee of interest. Although the buyer was not happy with the terms, he knew he was going to make a fortune on the building and be able to refinance once the economy got back to somewhat normal.


Then, in the late 1990s, we experienced the Dot Com bubble and burst. During the 1990s, more people were getting use to the World Wide Web. At the same time, a decline in interest rates increased the availability of capital. Add to that the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, which lowered capital gains tax. These combinations made more people willing to make more speculative investments. Many investors wanted to ride the gravy train to invest at any valuation. Venture capital was easy to raise and fueled many companies that never had made a profit and probably never would.

In early 2000, the Fed raised interest rates, leading to stock market volatility. At the same time, Japan entered a recession. In April 2000, a judge ruled that Microsoft was guilty of monopolization and violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. This led to a 15% decline in the shares of Microsoft. On the same day of the judge’s ruling, Bloomberg News published a widely read article that stated, “It’s time, at last, to pay attention to the numbers.” Within two weeks of that article, the NASDAQ had dropped 25%. Many investors sold stocks just before April 15th in order to pay for gains they had realized from sales in 1999.

This compounded the decline of the NASDAQ. In addition, investor confidence was further eroded by several accounting scandals and the resulting bankruptcies that ensued. This spiral downward turned Dot Dom to Dot Bomb as it was known.


Although the Dot Bomb era was not real estate related, confidence in the economy was shaken. Soon thereafter, the September 11th attacks occurred and many borrowers were once again faced with conventional lenders who pulled back on their lending, not matter the asset or the strength of the borrower.

Again, enter the private real estate lender. During this period, real estate had not severely declined; maybe because the decline was more specific to the Internet rather than a global real estate credit crunch. People still had jobs and made their mortgage payments for the most part. The supply of housing had not kept up with demand, so prices stayed relatively stable. However, whenever there is perceived uncertainty, banks typically pull back and usually to an extreme wherein even the most conservative of loans is not made. The private real estate lender was given the ability to lend very conservatively at the same time as commanding a higher rate of interest than was normally attained in a more stable economy.

The next time the banks curtailed lending occurred during the Great Recession in 2008. This time, real estate was specifically cited as a major contributor due to the credit bubble and subsequent mortgage meltdown. Real estate prices fell precipitously, and although real estate declined in value, there were ample opportunities for private real estate lenders.

Many private lenders were curtailing their guidelines regarding LTVs, but they were making loans based on the then new, lower values and making a good living. For example, Mark Hanf, president of Pacific Private Money, started his business in 2008. Normally, one would have thought starting a lending business in 2008 was the wrong time, but Pacific Private Money flourished, as they made loans to borrowers in need at conservative, newer, LTVs, and no client lost money during the continued decline through 2012 due to conservative underwriting.


Up next, the Corona Virus; although the pandemic has substantially hurt the economy regarding sales/profits, the underlying economic picture was strong prior to the virus, and there is compelling reason to think that it can be strong again after restrictions are lifted, as the various restrictions were created by governments rather than economic forces and can be undone when governments decide to disseminate them; especially if a lockdown is only for a few months rather than years. So far, real estate has not shown signs of collapsing. Sellers are unwilling to unload their properties at depressed prices.

Buyers still exist. Transactions are still being completed even if they are hampered by social distancing and more people working remotely. However, the banks are doing what they always seem to do during unsettling times; they pull back. They have less manpower via closed offices and less employees able to accomplish what is takes to make loans. This, again, gives the private lender the ability to provide the oft needed financing for borrowers. Interest rates have gone up for these borrowers even when the Fed has reduced interest rates. Less capital in the markets to lend means the demand for capital will raise the price for that capital. As long as the conventional lenders have basically stepped aside from real estate lending, the private lender should have the same opportunities that existed during the S&L Crises, the Dot Bomb Crisis, and the Great Recession.

Of course, nobody knows how long the virus will be around and how long governments will intervene rather than let the virus run its course on its own. A long, protracted shutdown would severely affect every economic situation, but it always seems that the best time to invest/lend on real estate is during the darkest hour. The old adage of buy low, sell high seems to work better than buy high and hope it goes higher.

Even if we do not know how long an economic decline lasts, conservative underwriting can help weather tumultuous times.

As many investors claim, the time you make money is when you buy, not when you sell.

Edward Brown

Edward Brown currently hosts two radio shows, The Best of Investing and Sports Econ 101. He is also in the Investor Relations department for Pacific Private Money, a private real estate lending company. Edward has published many articles in various financial magazines as well as been an expert on CNN, in addition to appearing as an expert witness and consultant in cases involving investments and analysis of financial statements and tax returns.


Webinar: COVID-19 Expert Housing Forecast – RSVP Now.



Hello Savvy Investors;

I’m beginning to get really excited about the live webinar we’ll be having with some of the smartest people I know in the real estate industry.

Be sure to set aside time on Wednesday night at 5:00 as you’ll want to be dialed in to hear this very special event live!

First, I’ll answer a couple questions I have already received:

  • Will the event be recorded?

Yes. Those that purchase the live event will have twelve-month
access to the recording.

  • Are there limited tickets?

Yes! The webinar platform I use (Zoom) only accommodates
500 attendees at a time.

  • Can I ask questions? YES!

The live attendees will have ample time to ask questions of all
our speakers and guests.

  • What is the Agenda?

That’s a great question. Be sure to read our agenda below:

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Introduction of speakers
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM: Keynote Presentation: “The Economic Outlook for the Residential Real Estate Market” Mark Dotzour
6:15 PM – 6:30 PM: Q&A with Mark Dotzour
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Structured Panel discussing the presentation with all of the speakers
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Open Q&A — Mark is an economist from the Texas A&M Real Estate Center and is one of the most accurate figures in this industry in my opinion.

I’ve heard him speak at several events, and decided to get him to help us navigate the increasingly confusing economy. I’ve already reviewed his presentation, and let me tell you, it’s going to be great!

Don’t miss this important industry webinar, learn insight not available anywhere else.



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Rentals 2 Retirement: Bulletproofing your retirement with real estate


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Webinar on Wednesday, 4/29 at 6pm PST
Rentals 2 Retirement
Bulletproofing Your Retirement with Real Estate

Join us for this informative webinar where we will show you how to build a safe, secure and predictable stream of income/retirement through conservative real estate investing.

As the CoronaVirus works its way through our communities there are two things you can be sure of: first, we will survive this Pandemic and come back stronger than ever (that’s what we Americans do) and secondly, as we return to the “new normal”, preparing for retirement and the future will be more important than ever.

Whether you are looking to replace your current income and build equity, diversify your stock portfolio by investing in real estate or create a stream of income to supplement your retirement, this webinar will show you how to get there!

Since 2009 Invest 1 Properties has been one of the nation’s leading turn-key investment property providers. Focusing on the dynamic Kansas City market with over 900 properties sold, we have the systems in place to assure your success.


Our process is simple:
-We find the property for you
-We fully renovate the property
-We partner with local property management to place a qualified tenant and manage the property

This is truly “hands-off” turn-key investing. We even include a rent guarantee and renovation warranty on every property we sell!

So join us to learn more about this incredible real estate investing opportunity and why we consider the Kansas City market a true hidden gem that has produced outstanding results for our clients over the last 11+ years.

Here are just a few of the reasons why:
-6.9% appreciation in 2019
-3.1% unemployment (Jan 2020), well below the national average
-Low cost of living and population growth is increasing year over year
-10%+ average cap rates
-In house financing available with no tax returns or W2’s, no bank qualifying




What Working with Doctors Without Borders Taught Me About Building a Relationship-Based Business

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By Victoria Kennedy

Any leader worth their salt understands how important it is to build relationships with those you want to lead. I learned this lesson firsthand while on assignment working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Working side-by-side in some of the most intense scenarios you can imagine, I came to truly appreciate what it means to lead with the heart.

Now, as I forge ahead building the future of my Real Estate lead generation agency, even during a global health pandemic, those earlier lessons about leadership have come full circle. During a time when people need connection, helpfulness, and human kindness more than ever, we all should be taking our cues from mission-driven organizations like MSF.

Here are the four big lessons that guide me as I build my relationship-based business:

1. Develop Ambassadors, Not Employees

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a dynamic movement propelled forward by people from all corners of the globe who share a common mission: to save lives and alleviate suffering by delivering medical care where it is needed the most. To achieve this mission, the medical personnel who work with MSF are not merely employees. They are ambassadors for MSF promoting its ideals and raising awareness about the organization.


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For real estate agents, the lesson here is to look for a team that embodies a spirit of ambassadorship. When you find colleagues and business partners who are open to teaching you sales techniques that have worked for them, you will feel supported in developing your own sales process. So, remember to build relationships with employees and colleagues, not just prospects.

Once realtors, brokers, and other real estate professionals experience this relationship-based approach, they become instant ambassadors. Ambassadors are proactive. They don’t sit back and let life happen. They go out and close deals. They understand, especially in this climate, standing out is about more than simply following up on leads.

2. Go Where You Are Needed the Most

This simple, but powerful concept drove the founders of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). In May of 1968, a group of young doctors decided to go where their medical services were needed the most: to the victims of wars and disasters anywhere in the world.


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The needs of buyers and sellers have shifted during the pandemic. However, smart realtors and brokers who follow this principle have naturally shifted their focus to meet current needs. When real estate agents trust the system and go where they’re needed the most, they will stay on track with closings regardless of market fluctuations.

3. Let Transparency and Accountability Be Your Beacon

For a medical aid organization, like MSF, that relies on the financial support of donors, transparency and accountability are crucial. But the fact is, in the real estate industry, these values are just as important.

It’s sad, but we all need to look out for frauds and those who seek to take advantage of people’s goodwill during this difficult time. In a relationship-based business, this should never be an issue. When you put trust at the core of how you lead, your value will shine through to your clients. One way to build trust is to provide transparent information that your clients can use. For example, you could email weekly videos about the state of their local market to your prospects.

4. Get Creative with the Resources You Provide

The medical professionals who are part of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aren’t afraid to get creative to find solutions out in the field. Providing medical aid without the institutional support of hospitals requires thinking outside the box. This is why so many institutions, like nursing homes, have been turning to MSF to help train staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Real estate leaders and professionals have also needed to get creative during this unprecedented time. Here are some of the ways our brokers and realtors have gotten creative as they’ve shifted their real estate businesses online:

  • They work with photographers to create 3-D virtual home tours.
  • They livestream open houses as virtual events.
  • They send memorable gifts to clients (e.g., face masks and home-made hand sanitizer).

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a unique organization with amazing professionals doing much needed work. But the lessons of leadership apply to every business in every industry. When leaders focus on building relationships, there’s no limit to what we can do together.

Bao Le is a philanthropist, tech expert, and CEO of Boass Digital which is a marketing agency for top Real Estate professionals. Discover his system for doubling your closings by booking a call here: https://bit.ly/314aeH1

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Victoria Kennedy

CEO of Atlas Real Estate


(561) 529-9077


Nominated as a 2020 Brand Ambassador for Inman, Victoria Kennedy is a well-respected authority in Real Estate marketing. She is the CEO of Atlas Real Estate, a lead generation agency that is committed to providing more leads and closings for Real Estate professionals.

She is a highly in demand speaker on all things digital marketing, and has helped many clients boost their visibility and revenue. Because of her expertise in real estate, she has been a trusted speaker and contributor to such organizations as the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inman News, and Yahoo Finance.

In addition to running a successful marketing agency, she also has given talks, workshops, and has worked as a trusted consultant for Realties, Title Companies, Investors, and top producing agents. She has been featured in over 175 publications and podcasts both nationally and internationally.

In addition to her marketing expertise, Victoria is a #1 selling classical-crossover singer and has sung with the likes of Andrea Bocelli, as well as toured all over Europe with her music.

She is excited to share with you the power of her Closing Maximization Method and how it can exponentially grow your business.

Find out more here: goatlasrealestate.com

Atlas Real Estate

Here at Atlas Real Estate, we are all about connecting motivated buyers and sellers to top producing agents nationwide.

We guarantee you will get a set amount of exclusive leads a month coming out of your personal Facebook page to brand you as the agent or your money back.

We will call, text, and email every lead for you and connect you with serious buyers and sellers. We will continue to nurture each lead for up to 12 months so whenever they are ready to buy or sell, you are the agent they call.

We will qualify all your leads and set appointments for you so all you have to do is show up to meetings with serious buyers and sellers. We will provide you with proven scripts and sales techniques so you can close more leads and exponentially grow your business.

Give us a call today to get the EXACT marketing strategy that is bringing our Realtors an additional 2-4 closings a month!


Marketing Your Way To Millions

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When Kathy Kennebrook first started in the Real Estate Investing Business, she very quickly figured out that the best way to find good deals was to locate qualified motivated sellers. What is a qualified motivated seller? It’s someone who needs their property now, as opposed to someone who just wants to sell. This is the seller who has a problem they need to solve and they want you to solve it for them.

After Kathy had been in the Real Estate investing business for a little while, she developed some really effective marketing strategies including direct mail to locate highly motivated sellers. She then put together a system to create a machine that would bring her deal after deal after deal. Better yet, Kathy created a machine that was automated so she got someone else doing all the work for her so all she has to do is deal with the motivated sellers.


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Now you too can learn her special secrets to attracting motivated sellers!! Learn out how Kathy Kennebrook made a seven figure income in just 12 short months using her Unique Direct Mail Strategies to locate motivated sellers. Learn how you can do the same in your pajamas without licking a single stamp!

  • Learn how Kathy Kennebrook carved a unique niche market that other Real Estate Investors simply don’t know about, and how you can too.
  • Learn how to implement a “cookie cutter” system that works every time to get more motivated sellers contacting you than ever before.
  • Learn how to find the owners of vacant, abandoned houses even when they don’t want to be found.
  • Learn how to find and make incredible deals with out of state owners.
  • Learn how to start from scratch and complete your first deal within 30 days.
  • Learn how to implement a dummy proof, affordable and efficient Marketing System that will result in motivated, qualified sellers contacting you in droves practically begging you to take their property off their hands.
  • Turn small marketing dollars into BIG profits with minimal effort and HUGE results.
  • Learn how to automate the system so you can deal with the many sellers who will contact you, just like Kathy Kennebrook does.
  • Learn how to pick out the marketing gems that work best for you in your area and capitalize on them for maximum profits.
  • Learn how to use Kathy Kennebrook’s special response mechanism that gets motivated sellers contacting her quickly giving her the information she needs to make the deal.


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  • Learn how to find and make incredible deals with burned out landlords.
  • Learn how to follow up with prospective sellers so you buy their property when their circumstances dictate that they do so.
  • Learn how to use telephone scripts so you never have to wonder what to say to these motivated sellers.
  • Learn how Kathy Kennebrook locates motivated sellers who will simply deed her their homes in lovely neighborhoods.
  • Learn how to call on ads, what to say, who to call and how to get someone else doing all the work for you so all you have to do is deal with the sellers who really want to sell. Kathy Kennebrook even has all the telephone scripts for you to use so the sellers are pre-screened for you.
  • Learn how to use attorneys to find you great deals on distressed properties no one else knows about. This is an excellent lead generation tool you only have to market for one time. Kathy Kennebrook has used this tool to create relationships with attorneys who bring her deal after deal.
  • Learn how Kathy Kennebrook finds and works with owners of properties with no mortgages so she can get really creative financing on these beautiful properties in excellent neighborhoods.
  • Learn how to use wholesale buyers to bird dog for you, build your lead base and make even more money for you by buying the properties from you after you get them under contract. This is one of Kathy Kennebrook’s favorite techniques for making money quickly and easily in the Real Estate Investing business.


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  • Learn how to find your personal dream home in a lovely neighborhood with no cash out of pocket and no credit. Your family will love you for it!
  • Learn to recognize the difference between a motivated and a non-motivated seller and end the conversation quickly with a non-motivated seller so you don’t waste your time.
  • Learn how to make the deal on the phone before you ever go see the property. Kathy Kennebrook knows how important your time is.
  • Learn how to use 24 additional marketing techniques that are some of Kathy Kennebrook’s personal favorites to build your lead base and let even more motivated sellers know you buy and sell houses.

Kathy Kennebrook developed these strategies and systems as tools for her own Real Estate Investing business, and now Kathy Kennebrook is going to share them with you, the Real Estate Investor in order to help you grow your own business. Kathy Kennebrook explains to you step by step how to build your Marketing System, and how to track your mailings, your sellers and your deals to make the highest profit possible in your Real Estate Investing business.

For information on these amazing strategies, take a look at Kathy Kennebrook’s Marketing Magic System at her website- www.marketingmagiclady.com

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The Effects from Covid on Reverse Mortgages

By Edward Brown and Mary Jo LaFaye

With the Covid crisis still looming, much attention has been focused on conventional loans where monthly mortgage payments are required. Recently, laws have been passed on both local and national levels to ensure homeowners are not evicted for non-payment on FHA loans.

Relatively little attention has been geared toward reverse mortgages during the Covid virus. Why is that? At first glance, the simple answer is that no monthly payments are required for reverse mortgages; thus, there is no risk for a foreclosure for non-payment of a mortgage. However, one needs to go deeper to understand that there could be a potential risk to the homeowner of losing their house in certain circumstances but for the foreclosure moratorium.


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Under normal circumstances, the borrower on a reverse mortgage does not have to worry about foreclosure by the lender because no monthly payments are required; the loan balance just keeps increasing as interest accrues over time and is only required to be paid back upon the death of the last remaining borrower, move out by the borrower, or death of the non-borrowing spouse if the borrowing spouse predeceased them. The borrower’s only requirement for yearly payments are real estate taxes and insurance, HOA dues if applicable, plus maintenance and utilities. If the borrower fails to pay these, technically, they are in default and the loan may be called. This could lead to a foreclosure. In addition, the house may not be left vacant or abandoned.

For those borrowers who take a lump sum reverse mortgage and whose income is estimated to be too low to maintain the real estate taxes and insurance, they may be required to have a Life Expectancy Set Aside [LESA]. LESA is similar to an escrow account that is set aside for future real estate taxes and insurance and is based on the life expectancy of the borrower. These future expenses are deducted from the lump sum provided by the reverse mortgage company and held by them. The funds in the LESA become part of the loan balance once the lender disburses them to pay the property charges on behalf of the borrower. Thus, those borrowers who have LESA, for all intents and purposes, would not typically face foreclosure during their expected lifetime.


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Many conventional borrowers have requested deferments from their lending institution as they fell on hard times with the loss of income during Covid. The need for deferment requests are all but eliminated for reverse mortgages.

There has been a tremendous push toward applying for reverse mortgages by homeowners. There are many reasons for this; historically low interest rates mean that a borrower can obtain a much larger reverse mortgage, as the interest that gets added to the mortgage every year is less than in a high interest rate environment. Thus, the lower the interest rate, the better it is for the homeowner and, consequently, the less risk for the mortgage company.

In addition, many older homeowners have lost their job during the virus, and their largest retirement asset, by far, is their home equity from which they can draw upon. These same homeowners not only may not qualify for a HELOC [Home Equity Line of Credit], they may not want them after considering the benefits of a reverse mortgage (HECM) vs. a HELOC. For one, HELOCs require monthly mortgage payments. In addition, unlike a reverse mortgage (HECM), the bank can freeze [or reduce] the HELOC line and not allow access to it. This puts the homeowner in a precarious position of having debt against their property [as the HELOC is recorded against the property for the maximum potential draw of the line] without any benefit. Such was the case during The Great Recession in the mid-late 2000s when $6 billion of HELOC credit was frozen in June of 2008, and the freezing continued for some time. Why? The answer lies in the fact that the fastest way for a bank to shore up its balance sheet is to freeze HELOCs, so they do not have to set aside reserves. During The Great Recession, banks were facing write downs and write offs of loans as the loans that they had previously written took a downturn when borrowers, during the credit crisis, were unable to pay their mortgage. When a bank makes loans, they use depositors’ funds. The government requires reserves [loan loss reserves] be set aside to ensure the return of those depositors’ funds. If a bank has existing loans outstanding, they cannot just call in those loans [unless borrowers default]; however, a HELOC is a “potential loan” as the loan technically only exists as the borrower draws upon it. In this situation, if they freeze [or reduce] the line, the bank has not lent the money yet and can stop it before the borrower accesses the money that was available to them.


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Most major banks have seriously curtailed the issuance of HELOCs during the current Covid crisis, and those that continue to offer HELOC’s have imposed stringent qualifications to borrowers.

Many borrowers are realizing reverse mortgages offer advantages over HELOCs in this regard. There are limited income and credit qualifications to obtain a reverse mortgage. Reverse mortgage (HECM) lines of credit cannot be frozen or reduced, and, since there are no monthly mortgage payments, the risk of foreclosure [even after the moratorium] is slim.

A new situation has arisen due to Covid and that has to do with nursing homes. Once considered an alternative to in-home care [which is usually two to three times the cost of a nursing home], many stories have been published about the increase in deaths surrounding Covid and older Americans in care facilities. Most people would like to be in their own home instead of a care facility given the choice, but, unfortunately, many people cannot afford the [around the clock] care required to stay home and be cared for. Loved ones, especially during the virus, are looking for a way to keep their elders in the safety of their own home and receiving the quality and quantity of care they needed. Many are looking toward a reverse mortgage to fill this need. Many people have enough equity in their homes, especially as real estate has tremendously rebounded since The Great Recession, to allow them a large enough reverse mortgage to afford the costs associated with in-home care.


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The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association [NRMLA] reports that there have been significant increases in draws [on the HECM reverse mortgage line of credit]. Those retirees who lost their part time jobs and need to make ends meet, helping family affected by Covid, and those who are just generally concerned about their future finances. NRMLA states there has been a 55% increase in the number of draws and 14% in the size of the draws. In fact, they notice that some borrowers who had never previously drawn on their line of credit are fully drawing the line now.

As Covid gets more impactful on the economy and on peoples’ lives in general, we should expect reverse mortgages to grow, and now seems to be the most opportune time to obtain one – before interest rates increase.


Edward Brown

Edward Brown currently hosts two radio shows, The Best of Investing and Sports Econ 101. He is also in the Investor Relations department for Pacific Private Money, a private real estate lending company. Edward has published many articles in various financial magazines as well as been an expert on CNN, in addition to appearing as an expert witness and consultant in cases involving investments and analysis of financial statements and tax returns.

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Rehabbing Your Way to Millions Part II

By Kathy Kennebrook (The Marketing Magic Lady)

Here are some ideas I implement in my own business when we rehab a house to get it ready for resale, lease option or owner financing. These are some really great inexpensive ways to get your home sold quickly!


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  1. Pay attention to the exterior, put in new lawn and nice plants. Curb appeal counts!! If you can get your prospective buyer’s interest from the onset, you are that much closer to the sale of the property.
  2. Paint the exterior with two to three warm inviting colors. Add shutters if the exterior looks drab. Make sure the gutters and roof are in good shape.
  3. Make sure the front door is in excellent condition. This is part of your buyer’s first impression of your home.
  4. Paint the interior in neutral colors and paint the trim a different color than the walls. Make it look warm and inviting. We get compliments all the time from our buyers about the neutral colors. They will be able to match their furnishings easily when you use neutral tones.
  5. Pay attention to the kitchen and baths and make them as appealing as possible with as much counter space as possible. These are the two main areas of the home that really count, so spend your extra rehabbing dollars on them.
  6. Put in a Jacuzzi tub and rain shower head even if it’s a lower dollar home. The extras will make your home sell much more quickly since other homes in the same price range likely don’t have these extra features.
  7. Pay attention to smell. Does the home smell inviting when you walk in? Use a neutral air freshener in the home to keep it fresh.
  8. Use custom door knobs on closets and bedroom doors. Also use rocker switches for the light switch covers.
  9. Use crown moldings around the ceilings. This is an inexpensive feature that will make your home really “pop”.
  10. Use a decent grade of carpeting, tile, or laminate or wood instead of vinyl flooring in the home, even if it’s a lower dollar home.


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I believe in these ideas that will make your home stand out from all the others in the same price range. These are all ideas that will make your house sell much more quickly than others in the same price range and your buyer’s won’t argue about the price you are asking for the property. A lot of the time, you will get a higher offer than your asking price if your home is really gorgeous.

Just remember that the longer a house sits on the market before selling, the more it costs you in holding costs like mortgage payments, insurance, lawn care, water and electric. It is absolutely worth spending a couple of dollars more on the front end in order to get your homes sold quickly even if the market is sluggish.


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If you decide to list the property with a Realtor I suggest paying a higher commission than is normally offered in your area. For example, if a typical commission is 3 percent, then offer a 4 ½ percent commission on a full price offer. This will make your Realtor work much harder to get your home sold first. This is one way to automate the selling houses part of your business. We have been working with the same realtors in our business for many years now.

You can also run ads in the online newspaper, use social media and hold open houses to get your property sold. Make sure you produce flyers and post them in grocery stores and anywhere else a potential buyer will see them. You can also put an insert in your local shopper guide. Many potential buyers will see your property for sale. And don’t forget to use lots of signage to get your property sold quickly.

Always make sure you implement multiple ways to sell a property. You want to have at least three different marketing techniques in place to sell your home quickly.

For more information on selling homes quickly and finding even more motivated sellers, make sure you visit Kathy Kennebrook’s website at www.marketingmagiclady.com


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Billd + UCC – Get Materials, Pay Later

Realty411 wants to ensure their readers have access to creative solutions to enhance and grow their real estate investment business.

One of the ways investors and contractors can maximize their resources in through the use of calculated leverage, both in financing real estate, and at times, the materials needed to rehabilitate the property.

Adding value through well-thought-out updates, new appliances, upgraded flooring, trendy paint colors, and environmentally-friendly landscaping will add appreciation — leading to profits for those willing to put in the time, risk and capital.

Recently, Universal Commercial Capital, one of Realty411‘s most trusted finance sponsors, partnered with Billd to offer contractors and investors up to 120-day financing for materials.

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Dear Realty411 Reader;

As real estate investors, active landlords, and realty professionals, we know how crucial it is to have direct access to experienced legal experts.

Because we are always striving to bring our readers and members value and amazing connections, we have developed a special online event on this very topic.

You are invited to join a free live 30-minute webinar sponsored by Realty411 explaining just how to obtain affordable access to high-quality attorneys and law firms.

Wednesday, September 9th at 6pm, RSVP at https://realty411legalservices.eventbrite.com

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UBTI and Mortgage Debt Funds

By Edward Brown

According to Investopedia, Unrelated Business Taxable Income [UBTI] is income regularly generated by a tax-exempt entity by means of taxable activities. This income is not related to the main function of the entity and prevents or limits tax-exempt entities from engaging in businesses that are unrelated to their primary purposes.

UBTI greater than $1,000 is subject to taxation. For 2019, the highest tax rate was 37%.


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Most forms of passive income, such as dividends, interest income, and capital gains from the sale of capital assets, are not treated as UBTI.

Many investors use their IRAs to invest in Mortgage Debt Funds [MDF]. MDF lend money similar to a bank where they take a deed of trust as collateral for the loans they make to borrowers. Typically, income derived from MDF are not subject to UBTI even though the income derived at the MDF level is not passive in and by itself. The IRA investor, however, is a passive investor; consequently, it is not usually subject to UBTI. There are times, however, when this is not so.

Ways that UBTI can be triggered for the investor in a MDF can involve a few different scenarios; if the IRA borrows on margin to purchase the MDF; if the MDF borrows within itself to generate income [called a leveraged MDF], or if the MDF ends up foreclosing on too many assets and the IRS treats the MDF as a dealer in real estate. [This last risk is relatively small, as most MDFs would not be treated as being in the business of buying and selling real estate by the IRS under normal circumstances]. The first risk [the IRA borrows to invest in the MDF] is also not a normal risk, and the investor has control over this by not borrowing to invest in the MDF]. It is the second risk that is the main one, as the MDF controls how much [if at all] it borrows.


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Most MDFs that use leverage usually center around attempting to enhance its yield to investors. If the MDF can borrow from a bank at 5% and lend it out at 8%, there is a 3% arbitrage in favor of the MDF; however, this may possibly put undue risk in its portfolio – depending on how much leverage is used and the bank covenants required to obtain this leverage. In addition, for those investors in the MDF who use their IRAs [or 401(k)s, pension, or profit-sharing plans], this leverage may subject the income derived to create UBTI.

Certain key factors for the investor’s IRA are; how much the IRA has invested in the MDF [because the first $1,000 of UBTI is not taxable to the IRA, the income derived by the MDF, and how much leverage was used to produce that income. In addition, it is important the length of time that leverage was used, as the UBTI will be calculated using a formula.

For example, Chart 1 shows an IRA investor having $100,000 in a MDF generating a rate of return of 6.5% [without leverage] will not have its $6,500 income subject to UBTI as no leverage was used. If the MDF chooses to leverage the Fund 50% [50% investor funds and 50% bank funds] for the entire year and can borrow at 5% and invest that portion at 8%, the net income to the IRA [after subtracting the bank interest expense and UBTI tax ] would be $8,760.

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Many IRA investors may not feel that the extra $2,760 earned in this example is worth the risk. When a real estate syndication goes bad, it is usually only for one reason – leverage. If no leverage is used, then, usually, the only way for a real estate investor to lose substantially most or all of his/her investment in these types of investments [be they REITS, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, etc.] is if the real estate taxes associated with the underlying real estate are not paid. When leverage is used, the banks have first priority over the assets. Simply, the more leverage that is used, the riskier the investment.

It is important for those investors using their retirement savings to invest in assets that can produce UBTI to ask the manager how much debt/leverage is used in the investment. A small amount of leverage is not usually taking on undue risk, especially if that leverage is used sparingly. Mark Hanf, president of Pacific Private Money, says that he likes to use a small amount of leverage, and on a very short term basis for his MDF for specific reasons; mostly, to help fund short term loans in his Fund when he is expecting payoffs on other loans or anticipated investor money flowing in. As soon as payoffs or investor money comes in, he immediately pays down line of credit [leverage]. This creates the benefit of having the ability to close deals that he might not otherwise have been able. The short-term nature of this leverage does not usually create enough UBTI income to concern the retirement investor. In addition, the short duration of the leverage puts his Fund at minimal risk; however, since the rate of interest to obtain the leverage is less than the income derived from it, his Fund still benefits from a small amount of positive arbitrage.

The retirement investor would be wise to look for Funds that conservatively use leverage in their MDF to avoid UBTI as well as undue risk. In addition, the investor should calculate the anticipated UBTI ahead of time to determine how much should be invested, as only the first $1,000 of UBTI income is tax free; The investor can then decide the risk reward of investing in a MDF that uses leverage.


Edward Brown

Edward Brown currently hosts two radio shows, The Best of Investing and Sports Econ 101. He is also in the Investor Relations department for Pacific Private Money, a private real estate lending company. Edward has published many articles in various financial magazines as well as been an expert on CNN, in addition to appearing as an expert witness and consultant in cases involving investments and analysis of financial statements and tax returns.

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Realty411′s Fall Virtual Expo Explodes with RVSPs — September Weekend Event Set to Attract Record-Number of Investors Online

Reporters are taught in journalism school to always be prepared and quickly adapt to an ever-changing environment.

When COVID-19 disrupted Realty411‘s four scheduled in-person expos across the country, resulting in tens of thousands of dollars in lost marketing dollars and revenue, the California-based office scrambled to rapidly adjust to a new era of networking.

Now, six months later, Realty411 is enjoying a record-number of RSVPs to their weekend online expos.

In fact, with only a one-week delay in event production, Realty411 has continued to reach thousands of people “live and in real-time”, investors who are dedicated in continuing their knowledge of investing during this national economically-devastating pandemic.

For Realty411‘s Fall Virtual Investor Expo, being held VIRTUALLY on Saturday, September 12th and Sunday, September 13th, a “Who’s Who”of REI will be spotlighted the entire weekend, beginning at 9 am till 6 pm PST.

Most of the educators participating for this expo have been in the industry, practicing their craft, for over a decade. With still weeks away, nearly 3,000 guests have registered for this “life-changing” online event, see below.

The educational bonanza will feature 16 educators, all discussing timely, important topics — insight that is deemed “a must” for today’s educated investor to fully understand. To register for this expo, CLICK HERE.

Some key issues that will be discussed, include: Finance and Leverage, Tax Liens, Asset Protection, Multifamily Growth, Single-Family Rentals, Vacation Home Ownership, Entrepreneurship, Multiple Streams of Income, Self-Directing Your Future, Lead Generation, Out-of-State Investing, Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate Marketing, Business Formations, Getting Fundable, Creative Cash Flow, Self-Directing IRAs, Growing Tax-Free Wealth, and So Much More.

Investors will have the opportunity to meet executives from leading companies, such as: Equity Trust, Credit Sense, HP Capital Investments, Inc., Delta Investment Group, Asset Protection Services of America, Tax Auction Investors, The Money Multiplier, REI Blade, REIA NYC, The Marketing Magic Lady, Private Investment Club, plus others.

These long-standing plus up-and-coming companies represent BILLIONS in real estate transactions. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and network with them. Live chat will be available, so guests can ask tough questions. To secure your ticket for this virtual REI extravaganza, CLICK HERE.

In fact, some of the confirmed educators scheduled for this amazing online event are leading experts in their respective fields:

  • Kent Kinzer, marketing director of Equity Trust, A family-owned, Ohio-based company, Equity Trust is an industry-leading custodian of alternative assets in tax-advantaged accounts. Their 45-year track record of excellence is unmatched in the industry;
  • Merrill Chandler, founder of Credit Sense, is a legend in the credit restoration industry who has led the transformation of the personal and business borrowing space. Learn how to get so fundable!
  • Dutch Mendenhall, founder of Tax Auction Investors, is a former professional athlete who now runs a company that mentors thousands of students across the country. Dutch’s specialty is tax sales. He runs three investment funds that have amassed over $7 million in properties, and $3 million in profit over the last 12 months;
  • Hector Padilla, known as “The Chairman”, this legendary rags-to-riches So Cal investor has personally closed over $90M in real estate. Hector has also invested well over $300,000 on his REI education over many years. He has been trained by some of the most respected “Masters of Real Estate” in the industry;
  • Alan D. Pollack, CCIM, president of Delta Investment Group, Inc., is a licensed California real estate broker since 2001, investor, author, panelist, syndicator, and RE mentor, best known nationally as “The1031Guy.com”. His credits include the author of, “How to Cash In on Distressed Real Estate in a Down Market”, “6 Steps to Real Estate Success”, and will share his 3 Key Success Factors, to a reliable, repeatable, and predictable business practice. As the designer and host www.FindMeDealsNow.com, he will go live with the platform’s internet scraping tool, to bring deal leads within minutes of the download, and even give away live deal leads to the participants;
  • Hannah Kesler, operations manager with The Money Multiplier, a family-owned business that teaches investors how they can start leveraging their purchases to build wealth faster. Hannah is passionate about sharing her family’s knowledge to empower Millennials to take control of their financial future early on;
  • Jay Butler, is managing director of Asset Protection Services of America. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts (BFA) from Boston University. Jay builds his relationships through consistent attention to detail and reliable support. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States (having visited 49 of the 50 states), explored 36 nations worldwide, and has lived in a total of seven countries throughout North America, Central America, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe;
  • Dave Grimm, founder of End 2 End Results and other companies, he has helped raise tens of millions of dollars from national and accredited investor for many real estate syndication deals. Currently, he is focused on the science behind social media for company growth.
  • Seti Gersbherg, MBA, founder of REI Blade, will once again assist as an emcee at this expo. REI Blade is a revolutionary new software that helps private lenders focus on what they do best: Raise money.
  • Cliff Gager, veteran real estate expert, Cliff has been in the real estate business since 1992, starting in the residential mortgage lending world as a loan officer for a national mortgage company. Cliff teaches real world strategies that really work. Write down your toughest questions for Cliff — bring it on!
  • Kathy Kennenbrook, known as the “Marketing Magic Lady”, she has developed a direct-mail system that drives in motivated sellers by the herds! Kathy holds a degree in accounting and co-authored the book, “Walking With the Wise Real Estate Investor”, which also includes real experts Donald Trump, Suze Orman and Ron LeGrand.
  • Dr. Teresa Martin, Esq., director of the only official National REIA chapter in Manhattan, New York. Dr. Martin has helped thousands of personal investors, particularly women and people of color, gain the confidence and know-how to take charge of their finances.
  • Linda Pliagas, publisher of the longest and most-recognized real-estate media brands in the industry, Realty411 and REI Wealth, Linda is also an accredited investor and journalist. She has been on a mission to help investors since 2007 with the release of her first Realty411 issue.
  • The early-bird and most motivated of students will also receive “Achieve: Secrets from Successful Entrepreneurs”, a complimentary e-book by Sunil Tulsiani, founder of Canada’s largest REI group, Private Investment Club.

Don’t miss the opportunity to ask these experts your real estate questions live and in real-time. It’s the perfect place for virtual networking with national and international sophisticated investors.

We are uniting the Best of the Best for our readers like you. Be sure to take advantage of this amazing opportunity to learn complimentary and in the comfort of your home from successful investors, realty entrepreneurs, REIA leaders, best-selling authors — individuals who LOVE teaching, yet are still learning, and, most definitely, living in total financial freedom.

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