Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter
REI News ♦ Q &A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦  REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦
This Week in News

  • New construction may drive 2016's housing market – Consumer Affairs [Read Now]
    • Despite the near-certainty of higher interest rates and a tight inventory of property, at least one housing forecast sees booming home sales next year – the highest since before the start of the Great Recession.

      But in its 2016 outlook, housing marketplace says it expects most of the growth in sales to come from the new home market, which has been nearly dormant for years. []

  • Will El Niño hammer the housing market? – OC Register [Read Now]
    • With the strongest El Niño on record predicted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, all types of property owners hope to get ahead of the storms.  Lin He, who buys and flips fixer-uppers, is afraid the extreme storm system forecast to last into spring could create construction delays, add to his labor, material and carrying costs and soak up his earnings. “The rain definitely washes away the profits for investors,” said He, 48. “It has more impact on investors than homeowners.”  []
  • Explaining the Housing Crash With Jenga—Does This Week's Movie Release, ‘The Big Short’ Get It Right? – [Read Now]
    • One of the more hyped movie releases this Oscar season stars the housing crisis itself: “The Big Short,” in which four financial wheelers and dealers (Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt) join forces to figure out what caused the housing bubble of 2003-2005 to burst (and how they could profit from it, of course). It’s based on the best-selling, intensively reported book by journalist Michael Lewis. []
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Seminars and Special Events
Bankruptcy Court Secrets Presented by Los Angeles South Real Estate Investors Association

  • When: Monday, December 14, 2015
  • Where: Doubletree Hotel Torrance, 21333 Hawthorne Blvd. Torrance, California, 90503
  • Keynote Speaker: Manny Singh, JD Bankruptcy Court Secrets – Loopholes to Property for Cents on the Dollar
  • Cost: Members: $0,  Non-members: $30 Save $5.00 with coupon code: “Dec2015early”  Registration link

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      • Discover an untapped market never seen before
      • Understand the secrets and loopholes in the court processes
      • Learn to easily profit from the inefficiencies in the court system
      • Capitalize with low risk and very little investment
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      • Buy properties for as little as 3% of current market value


Southern California Real Estate Investment Club Meetings
Please verify the date/time before attending. Check for reservation, membership, and fee requirements. Links are provided on the group names below. Please contact us with any additions or corrections. 

Upcoming meetings Dec 2 – Dec 13, 2015 [view full month's listings – click here]

Los Angeles County
FIBI Commercial Real Estate Los Angeles Thu, Dec 10 6:30 PM Long Beach 2015 FIBI All-Chapter Holiday Networking Event
FIBI South Bay Real Estate Investment Club Manhattan Beach Thu, Dec 10 6:30 PM Long Beach 2015 FIBI All-Chapter Holiday Networking Event
Long Beach – Real Estate Investment Club –  For Investors By Investors (FIBI) Thu, Dec 10 6:30 PM Long Beach 2015 FIBI All-Chapter Holiday Networking Event
OC Investment Club – For Investors By Investors (FIBI) Thu, Dec 10 6:30 PM Long Beach 2015 FIBI All-Chapter Holiday Networking Event
San Diego Investment Club-FIBI Thu, Dec 10 6:30 PM Long Beach 2015 FIBI All-Chapter Holiday Networking Event
LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) Mon, Dec 14 6:30 PM Torrance December Main Event: Manny Singh, JD: Bankruptcy Court $ecrets: Loopholes for properties at Cents on the $
LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) – Multi-Family Subgroup Mon, Dec 14 6:45 PM Torrance December Main Event (TBD)
Commercial Investment Group Tue, Dec 15 8:15 AM Van Nuys Commercial Networking Meeting – Speaker: C.A.R. Chief Economist, Leslie Appleton Young
Commercial Investment Group Wed, Dec 16 9:00 AM Van Nuys Property Management for Investment RE – Speaker: Brian Hatkoff, CCIM
LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) – Multi-Family Subgroup Wed, Dec 16 6:45 PM Torrance Construction Rehab Subgroup
Orange County
Land & Investment Property Group Thu, Dec 10 6:00 PM Newport Beach CREW OC Members' Holiday Party
Orange County Real Estate Investors Association (OCREIA) Thu, Dec 10 6:30 PM Costa Mesa Speaker – Sensei Gilliland
Orange County Real Estate Investors Association (OCREIA) Sat, Dec 12 10:00 AM Irvine Holiday Toy Drive & Real Estate Expo
Realty Investment Association of California (RIAOC) Tue, Dec 15 7:30 AM Anaheim RIAOC Breakfast
Investclub for Women, Orange County Tue, Dec 15 6:00 PM Glendale Panelists: Erin Pullins, Kristi Cirtwill, & Jackie Mendoza
Investclub for Women, Orange County Wed, Dec 16 6:30 PM Irvine Panelists: Holly Mckhann, Valerie Clark, & Tara Williams
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Fri, Dec 11 9:00 AM Webinar What's working and what isn't in today's real estate industry?
Inland Empire
Coachella ValleyReal Estate Investors Association (CVREIA) Wed, Dec 16 6:00 PM Palm Desert Monthy Meeting – Robert Kiyosaki's Cashflow system
Inland Empire Real Estate Investment Club Sat, Dec 19 6:30 PM Riverside IEREIC Book Club & Saturday Morning Coffee
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