Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter
This Week in News
  • This week's newspapers and magazines covered some great education on the basics of investing and flipping.  Take a look and share with people that might need this information: 
    • How to Invest in Fix & Flip Loans  Forbes [Read Now]
      • Millennials are finally moving into their homebuying years, but with precious few starter houses available for sale, a growing number of these buyers are choosing to rent single-family homes. That is a big opportunity for investors overall, especially in markets seeing the greatest rent growth — and some of those markets are surprising. []
    • How to Begin Investing in Real Estate – U.S. News & World Report [Read Now]
      • True believers say there's nothing like owning a second, third or fourth property. Of course, true believers tend to be those who survived catastrophes like the housing meltdown about a decade ago. Ask those who were hammered and you get another view. One thing is clear: for a beginner, real estate is a different game. The lessons you learned with stocks, bonds and mutual funds aren't much of a guide. []
    • Four Things You Need To Flip A House – The Washington Post [Read Now]
      • Long Beach, California, is known for its diverse population, arts and cultural scene, LGBT-friendly attitude and Grand Prix auto race. It’s also known for a diverse stock of housing within easy reach of the city of Los Angeles and Orange County. NerdWallet analyzed March 2016 data from real estate site Agent Ace to determine Long Beach market trends. If you’re considering moving to Long Beach, here’s what you should know about its real estate market. []
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  • What is a good rule of thumb for estimating the purchase price for a multi-unit property?

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Seminars and Special Events

RECon The Global Retail Real Estate Convention 2016, Las Vegas

  • When: May 22-25, 2016
  • Where: Las Vegas Convention Center and Westgate Las Vegas Hotel
  • Cost: $720 / $1,430 Members / Non-Members Registration Link
  • About: RECon is the global convention for the shopping center industry and provides networking, deal making and educational opportunities for retail real estate professionals from around the world.- Over 36,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors

    – Do a year's worth of business in just three days

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 May 18-29 [view full month's listings – click here]

Los Angeles County
RE Club in Action Wed, May 18 6:30 PM Burbank Monthly Meeting
FIBI Commercial Real Estate Los Angeles Tue, May 24 6:30 PM Los Angeles 2016 FIBI All-Chapter Summer Networking Event
FIBI South Bay Real Estate Investment Club Manhattan Beach Tue, May 24 6:30 PM Manhattan Bch 2016 FIBI All-Chapter Summer Networking Event
FIBI Commercial Real Estate Los Angeles Tue, May 24 6:30 PM Los Angeles 2016 FIBI All-Chapter Summer Networking Event
Commercial Investment Group Wed, May 25 9:00 AM Van Nuys Tax & Legal Impact on Commercial Real Estate
Long Beach – Real Estate Investment Club –  For Investors By Investors (FIBI) Thu, May 26 6:30 PM Long Beach Stay Put, Cash Out, Or Swap Seats presented by Bruce Norris
Orange County
Investclub for Women, Orange County Wed, May 18 8:30 AM Irvine Speakers: Alia Ott & Terri Garner – Investing in Self-Storage
Black Belt Investors  Sat, May 21 8:00 AM TBD Purchase Options Training Camp
Realty Investment Association of California (RIAOC) Tue, May 24 7:30 AM Anaheim Speaker: Cindy Carpenter, “How You Can Close More Deals Using One Simple, Powerful Strategy”
OC Investment Club – For Investors By Investors (FIBI) Tue, May 24 6:30 PM Irvine 2016 FIBI All-Chapter Summer Networking Event
San Diego County
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Wed, May 18 8:30 AM Vista Broker and Salesperson CA BRE Real Estate Exam Prep Course
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Tue, May 24 9:00 AM Vista Video Marketing
Inland Empire
Coachella ValleyReal Estate Investors Association (CVREIA) Wed, May 18 6:00 PM Palm Desert Monthly Meeting – Robert Kiyosaki's Cashflow system
Inland Empire Real Estate Investment Club Wed, May 25 6:30 PM Riverside IEREIC Meeting – Speaker: Stephen McKee
Inland Empire Real Estate Investment Club Sat, May 28 8:00 AM Riverside IEREIC Saturday Morning Coffee


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