Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday October 7, 2015

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

REI News ♦ EducationQ &A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦  REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦

This Week in News and Articles
  • Fed's Fischer Says He Doesn't See ‘Acute Risks' to Financial Stability [Read Now]
    • The Federal Reserve's second-in-command said Friday the U.S. appears largely free of worrisome financial imbalances, although he also warned if they were to develop, the tools to deal with them remain limited. []
  • Los Angeles housing market a safe bet, despite rising prices, report says [Read Now]
    • What may feel like a real estate bubble in Los Angeles — with all-cash offers and frenzied bidding wars — is actually the midpoint of a steady housing market recovery, analysts say. []
  • The Story of 2015's Housing Market: Millennials are NOT the Rent Generation [Read Now]
    • Millennials, who have been nicknamed the “generation of renters,' are proving the critics wrong this year when it comes to home buying. Almost 65 percent of millennials ages 21 to 34 looked at real estate websites and apps in August…  []
Education Topics
Overcoming Rejection in Real Estate

In real estate, you’re going to hear “no” more than you hear “yes”, so set yourself up to avoid the ‘no' doldrums.  [Read the article or listen to the podcast now]

Ask Cornerstone
  • I only have a small down payment. How would I create a business plan to get financing for fix-and-flip or fix-and-hold investments?
  • I’m having trouble finding private money for my projects. How do I better attract hard money loans? Is there any specific technique or language that is being used that works best?

Have a question for our lending, real estate, or rehab construction experts? Send us your questions or visit the “Ask Cornerstone” Blog for the answers to these and other questions.

Investor Tools, Apps, Programs, and More
Zillow Foreclosure Center Click here to try it now


Zillow Foreclosure Center


  • New! Get free access to pre-foreclosures, foreclosure auctions and bank-owned properties in your area. 
  • It's easy. Search an area then choose “Foreclosed and Pre-Foreclosure” in the Potential Listings dropdown to filter your results.
Seminars and Special Events
National Association of Realtors Annual Conference and Expo

  • When: November 13-16, 2015
  • Where: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California
  • Keynote Speaker: John D. Mayfield Get practical solutions to move your real estate career to the next level during Mayfield's session “5 Minutes To Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career.”
  • Cost: Options from $25 – $550  Registration link

More than 100 education sessions and 400 exhibitors highlight this premier industry event addressing market trends, best practices and management issues.

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 October 8 – 17, 2015 [view full month's listings – click here]

Los Angeles County
LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) Mon, Oct 12 6:30 PM Torrance October Main Event: Buddy Broome: Seller-Financing Techniques for Buyers & Sellers!
LA South Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) – Multi-Family Subgroup Mon, Oct 12 6:45 PM Torrance October Main Event: Buddy Broome
Commercial Investment Group Tue, Oct 13 8:00 AM Van Nuys Planning and Transacting a Commercial Sale or Lease
Real Estate Investor Club of Los Angeles  Tue, Oct 13 6:30 PM Culver City General Meeting: Speaker: Randy Hughes
FIBI South Bay Real Estate Investment Club Manhattan Beach Tue, Oct 13 6:30 PM Manhattan Bch Speaker: Jeremy Roll – State Of The Economy
Investclub for Women, Los Angeles County Thu, Oct 15 6:30 PM Artesia Speaker: Buddy Broome, Seller Financing
Orange County
CCIM GREATER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER  Thu, Oct 08 11:00 AM Brea Thinking about Syndication
Orange County Real Estate Investors Association (OCREIA) Thu, Oct 08 6:30 PM Costa Mesa Speaker Chris Bedgood: Host Of “Flipping San Diego”
OC Investment Club – For Investors By Investors (FIBI) Sat, Oct 10 8:30 AM Irvine Workshop Part One Real Estate Investor Series
Black Belt Investors  Sat, Oct 10 9:00 AM Buena Park Real Estate Investment Workshop
Realty Investment Association of California (RIAOC) Tue, Oct 13 7:30 AM Anaheim No Meeting (DARK)
Land & Investment Property Group Wed, Oct 14 9:00 AM Brea Weekly Meeting
Coachella ValleyReal Estate Investors Association (CVREIA) Fri, Oct 16 4:00 PM Yorba Linda CVREIA at I Survived Real Estate 2015 ~ The Norris Group 
San Diego County
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Thu, Oct 08 9:00 AM Vista 45 Hours BRE Continuing Education Review in 1/2 Day, Duane Gomer's
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Fri, Oct 09 9:00 AM Vista Commercial Breakfast – Financial Success
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Fri, Oct 09 9:00 AM Carmel Valley Contracts Express: Overview of BUO, CC, RR, RRRR, HOA, and more 
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Mon, Oct 12 9:00 AM Vista Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) – Day 1: Oct. 12 & Day 2: Oct. 13- both days required
San Diego Creative Investors Association (SDCIA) Tue, Oct 13 6:00 PM San Diego Monthy Meeting
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Wed, Oct 14 8:30 AM Vista Broker and Salesperson CA BRE Real Estate Exam Prep Course
North San Diego County Association of Realtors (NSDCAR) Fri, Oct 16 11:30 AM Vista YPN Professional Communication Seminar
San Diego Investment Club-FIBI Fri, Oct 16 4:00 PM Yorba Linda “I Survived Real Estate 2015” Hosted by Bruce Norris
Inland Empire
Coachella ValleyReal Estate Investors Association (CVREIA) Tue, Oct 13 7:00 PM Palm Desert Speaker: Gerald Lemoine – Massive Passive Cash Flow Investing in Notes 
Black Belt Investors  Wed, Oct 14 7:00 PM Norco Real Estate Investors Club Meeting


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