CIREIA Sub Groups are great networking tools.


Attendance at Sub Groups are included in your CIREIA membership for you and your co-member.
Each Sub Groups qualifies for PHP credit hours.  (Professional Housing Provider)

W.I.R.E. ~ Women in Real Estate

Open to Members Only.
 
Women In Real Estate also known as WIRE is a CIREIA sub-group, consisting of women focusing on real estate as it pertains to women.  The focus sub-group meets on a monthly basis.  Each meeting women will bring concerns and share their real estate and business experiences to help individuals and/or the group in making wise real estate and business decisions, choices, or from making costly mistakes.  Invited speakers will talk to the group on real estate topics and business topics as it relates to women. Available upon request each session qualifies for PHP credits that relates to the speaker’s topic.

The sub group’s main focus are women issues and concerns regarding real estate and the business of real estate.

We welcome ALL female CIREIA members to join us on the first Thursday of each month.  Please register online for time and location.  Log on using your members username and password.  Go to Calendar and click on Wire.  This will take you to the registration page.

This group is open to members only and is run by Caroline, we hope to see you soon.

You can reach Caroline Hamza at education@cireia.org.

 


Mortgages for Investors 101 including Rehab Loan information
Open to Members Only.

Beth started in the mortgage business in 1998 as a loan specialist and enjoys working with all borrowers on all types of loans.  This sub group answers questions about traditional as well as creative financing; credit repair; new credit laws and many other topics to help the investor as well as your buyers and tenants. 

Beth has 3 grown children and 10 grandchildren that keep her busy.   In her spare time, Beth enjoys cooking, sewing, reading and playing games with the grandkids.   Call Beth at 317-410-1483 or e-mail her at BethLinson@gmail.com any time.

 


Dave’s Dinner and a Deal

Open to Members Only.
 
Dave Short has been in the Real Estate business over 44 years learning the pros and cons of the Central Indiana market.  Dave has flipped over 200 properties in the last 5 years.  This makes him highly qualified to lead a subgroup that focuses on investing in Real Estate with an emphasis on flipping properties. 

The subject of the Subgroup discussions uses actual projects that are in progress. This often includes the following topics:

  • The pricing of a property
  • Strategies for selling the property
  • Costs of repairs (estimating and controlling them)
  • How to find Flip houses
  • How to fund your project
  • Partnership strategies
  • Before and After pictures
  • Visit actual properties.

Bring your questions and join Dave for a Dinner and a Deal. Check out Dave’s “Dinner and a Deal” on the CIREIA Calendar. Click on the Subgroup to register for the next meeting.

A realtor with Century 21 Scheetz for 22 years, Dave has built a team that has been awarded the Quality Service Award three years running. Dave and his team have flipped over 60 houses in the past 3 years (when the real estate market was down, right?) and was profitable on 59 houses.

Dave has been an active CIREA member for the past 6 years and previously served on the Board of Directors as the Membership Chair.

You can reach Dave at dshort@C21Scheetz.com.

 


Landlording

Open to Members Only.The   Landlording Subgroup is led by Lee Smith, Owner of Spouses Buying Houses, Inc. The group is held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 6:30pm – 8pm. The group discusses topics of interest to both experienced and novice real estate investors who plan to manage their own properties.

Lee Smith has been investing in real estate since 1992. Started out with
flips, and in 2007 became licensed and started managing rental properties.
Lee is an ex Microsoft Engineer and is heavily systems oriented. Lee
currently owns Spouses Buying Houses Inc, a property management company,
where he owns many rentals and manages many more for other investors both
foreign and domestically.

1.      Running numbers - How to know if you are making money on a rental.
We will look at how to run numbers to see how profitable rentals
are. We will use cashflow analysis and look at different bottom lines(Cap
Rate, Cash-on-cash, etc) to show real returns.
2.      Late Rents - zero tolerance and why you should be using it.
We went from 7-10 late renters a month to 1-2. How we did it will
surprise you.
3.      Contractors and how to find decent ones.
Different ways to find and verify GOOD contractors.
4.      Evictions - The big scary is not that scary
We will discuss the ins' and outs' of evictions.
5.      Carpets no more! - Flooring, Paint, tile... What to use and why...
We will discuss different products on the market that landlords should be using. Design for durability!
6.      I get $575 a month where you get $500, how is THAT possible!?
We will discuss different ways to make additional money on your
rentals. Pet fees, AC rentals, W/D Rentals, etc
7.      Use technology to hold your tenants more accountable and make your life easier.
We will discuss different tools we are using to make it easier for us to deal with and hold tenants accountable.
8.      Single fam or multi fam. The differences in Indy
We will discuss the BIG differences between single fam and multi fam rentals in Indy.
9.      Tenants more responsible?! What?!?
We will discuss making tenants responsible for cleaning drains, replacing furnace filters, and other minor repairs. Also how to backbill when they aren't responsible.
10.     Mice, ants, and BEDBUGS!!! OH MY!!!
We will discuss landlord responsibilities and ways to deflect this stuff.
11.     Marketing a rental!What to do and how to do it to get the best results.
12.     Rent to own vs land contracts vs note/mortgage
Thoughts on creative ways to sell your rentals.

Lee Smith
Spouses Buying Houses, Inc
317-450-3491
317-537-7249 Fax

Look me up:
http://spousesbuyinghouses.com/
http://indianapolisrealestateinvesting.com/
https://twitter.com/Lee_Indy_Invest
Livestreaming:  https://www.facebook.com/SpousesBuyingHouses/

 


WHOLESALING MADE SIMPLE
Open to members only.  4th Wednesday of each month.
Wholesaling may sound simple but it definitely has it's nuances.  Join the Simple Wholesaling team as they share their ten years of experience. Led by Jaren Barnes and Brett Snodgrass, Simple Wholesaling.
Reach Jaren at Jaren@simplewholesaling.com or Brett at Brett@simplewholesaling.com


HOME INSPECTIONS INS and OUTS

Open to members only.  Second Tuesday of each month.

Ric Holder and Jason Thompson are home inspection experts with combined decades of experience. 

Each session will follow this curriculum:

First half will be an over view of what you MUST KNOW when inspecting potential properties.

Second half will drill down into a different component each month.  What do you need to know about the electrical component?  The plumbing?  The roof?  

Professional inspection presentations with new tips every month!! 

US Inspect is a national company that supports the real estate investor's needs with next day inspections and same day inspection reports!

Contact Ric at rholder@usinspect.com or Jason at jthompson@usinspect.com


NOTES NOTES NOTES
                        NOTES NOTES NOTES

Open to members only.  Lead by Greg Peterson.

Greg actively buys and sells both performing and non-performing notes for his own account and enjoys teaching others how to do the same.

                   CIREIA Mortgage Note Sub-Group
       3rd Monday of each month  -  6:00pm to 7:30pm
      The District Tap  3720 E 82nd Street, Indianapolis
               Questions? Call Greg at 317-731-2216

             FREE meeting, FUN place, GREAT FOOD

* Using IRA Funds
* Purchasing Pitfalls
* Exit Strategies
* Reasonable Profits

An opportunity to learn all aspects of mortgage notes.  Learn how easy note investing can be.  This group has helped many to get off the fence and actually make their first investment in notes.

New topics, knowledge and techniques are covered at each meeting so make this sub-group a must and soon you will be reaping the rewards of investing in notes.

There are pitfalls and opportunities in notes.  Our goal is to share knowledge and help attendees see the opportunities while avoiding the pitfalls.

Become the bank and earn double digit returns.  If you own rental properties you will enjoy learning about this less stressful way of investing.  No tenants or toilets.

Have you flipped homes or considered flipping homes?  Why not flip mortgage notes?  No contractors and much less competition than flipping homes.  While impressive returns are possible you must be armed with proper knowledge.  Regular attendees of this monthly meeting should gain great insight into this exciting strategy.

Ask questions, make suggestions and expand your knowledge of Mortgage Notes.

Led by:  Greg Peterson, greg@gmlcapitalgroup.com




 CIREIA Let's Chat

Open to the Public.

Join Vickie Perry, Executive Director each month to get specific questions answered on the benefits of joining CIREIA.  If you are wanting more education in real estate investing, find out why our help is vital to your success. 

They also have an open discussion about contractors, rules, local markets, staging and anything else that is popping up in the market.

Second Wednesday of each month.  Meeting runs from 12-1:00 at the Broadmoor Country Club.  Buy your lunch and chat investing. 

You can reach Vickie at ExecutiveDirector@cireia.org or call 317-670-8491.

 


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