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BAWB Regular Monthly Meeting
Thursday September 20th 2012
Listen and Learn From the
Master Dealmaker himself Peter Fortunato
This is one meeting you MUST
certain fundamental negotiating and investment techniques that are universal
regardless of your location.
featured speaker is Peter Fortunato. Nationally known as an expert in
using Real Estate creatively coupled with "paper" to formulate profitable Real
Estate Transactions for the buyer, seller, and investor.
Learn how to
create profitable Transactions, Income and Wealth- often without cash, credit,
or extensive connections.
negotiating techniques and paperwork which make the numbers work and allow for
deals to happen.
Visit with us
and learn from one of the Masters on how to "Construct" Deals. Hear Pete's
clear, patient explanations, and practical insights. Peter rarely visits the
Bay area and You Do NOT want to miss this month's meeting. Invite a business
partner, associate, friend, and /or loved one, as they will be thankful you did
and plan on being with us!
UPCOMING FULL DAY WORKSHOP - Sat
Learn from the
This class is
filling fast - Pre-Register early no later than Tuesday 9-18-2012 to get
Discounted cost of tuition and a FREE BONUS copy of Jack Miller’s timely
“Financial Strategies in Uncertain Times”
Using Skill Sets
& Currencies to
Acquire Assets and Generate Income
If your have
certain “Skill Sets”, are already in business or aspire to be in business –
Pete will cover and discuss the use of Inventory, Investments, and Promises as
“Currencies” that can be used other than cash in Business building and in
Learn how to
acquire Assets and Inventory
which can be resold to generate ordinary income and fund your
Learn how to
acquire Investments which can
be held for the production of Portfolio, Passive, and / or Tax advantaged Long
Term Capital Gain Income to fund your lifestyle.
This will be
quite the valuable day for everyone! As always Pete requests you Challenge him,
Ask Questions, and Offer Suggestions and Alternatives.
information about the workshop, or to register, go to the following
BAWB Regular Monthly Meeting Thursday August
More info on this month's meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting Thursday May 17th 2012
A Two (2) Part Program
- "Call me When you Find a GOOD
heard this statement in the past... What does it really mean?
about the "ART" of the deal and Why that is so crucial in this frenzied market
to your success
Structuring Tips and Tricks by Michael Morrongiello
Part 2 - Selling For Top
Dollar in Today's Market
Do you Want to sell Your
Properties Quickly and for Top Dollar?
this months meeting to learn insider secrets about how to properly prepare your
home for resale.
With the demand for
Qualified Retail buyers intense and buyers becoming VERY picky you need to
bring your property to the market so that it stands out from competing
Highlight your property strengths, downplay its weaknesses and appeal to the
greatest possible pool of prospective buyers with these Selling & Staging
Get your house looking its best and ready for sale within days. Learn Seamless
and economical orchestration of all the small and large details such as
landscaping, touch up, plumbing,electrical, gutter cleaning, clutter removal
and organizing, window washing, pressure washing, painting, storage,interior
design and yes STAGING are some of the services that will allow you to sell
your house fast and for the highest price.
- Creating a marketing plan for your property
- What are the most crucial days from a marketing standpoint
- What Technologies & Tools can assist you in marketing your
- Photographic image tips and traps ...
- What Glue makes your deals stick
- Why Staging?
- Benefits of Staging- When & Where to Stage?
- What is the Value / Cost proposition
- Partnering with a Staging Firm
- Plenty of Q&A
About Yami Arvelo
founder and designer of MOONES, Inc & MOONEShome, has a keen eye and over
20 years of experience in redesigning spaces, reinventing them and making them
uniquely her own. She has renovated and facilitated sales of numerous
residential properties in the San Francisco Bay Area from Tiburon to Silicon
Valley. With equal parts style and vision, Yami is an interior designer with a
strong team of builder contractors and handy man. Whether you are renting an
apartment or living in a mansion, MOONES wants to help you create a space
filled with pure style and luxury
... a place that will inspire you!
Yami's work has
been featured on INTERIOR DESIGN, DWELL, Modern Conteporary Furniture &
Home Decorating, Home & Design, Design Journal and Seattle Life & Style
publications to name just a few. To date, she has remodeled and staged more
than one hundred high end homes and apartments in San Francisco and Marin
counties. She has also designed and produced eco-friendly custom lighting for
Caesars Palace Hotel Las Vegas, Yoshi's San Francisco, and private residences
in Vancouver, Canada and Oahu, Hawaii.
She has revamped,
remodeled and staged properties for a top Napa wine producer, Silicon Valley
software developers, San Francisco Bay Area real estate brokers,
developers/investors, international art collectors, and local artists. She is
one of the most successful and devoted all-in-one designer and "turn-key-real
estate solutions" providers in the Bay Area. Her work has gained recognition
for Excellence in the ADEX 2005.
With her broad
design background and international upbringing, Yami brings comfort, timeless
style and value to each and every project she works on. Ms Arvelo's experience
servicing international clients via innovation and stellar creative comes from
her days at Contempo Design in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Her extensive
travels to Asia, Latin/North America, and Europe has influenced her
metropolitan style and personal elan.
June 21st 2012 Meeting
Great Depression of 2012
Don't miss this
insightful discussion about many of the woes our Great once "Golden State"
faces and thoughts for remedy.
- Our Stagering State Government deficit and debt
- The upcoming Government Pension System Collapse
- The Detrimental Affects on local government (hence Real Estate property
- What are the real Reasons for our State's Problems
- Do we have any real Solutions?
He is a long time
political activist Human Rights Activist (Freedom is a human right)
(Foodie-devotee to The Food Network)
- Born December 2, 1946 in The Bronx, New York
- Graduated from Los Angeles HS and LA City College
- Served in Viet Nam, First Infantry Division
- Received my B.S. from the University of Redlands
- Married for 39 years to my wife Leslie , an educator.
- Has two daughters, Emily 32, a graduate from UC Davis Law School and
Amy 32, received her MBA from Pepperdine. And a grand daughter
- Publisher California Political News and Views
- Guest 3-5 times per week on various talk radio programs, including
segments on KSFO, San Francisco, Brian Sussman show every Monday at
He has worked with
numerous Charity Groups, along with D.C. based organizations from Americans for
Tax Reform, NRA, and many of the supporting groups of CPAC
FULL DAY Workshop you don’t want to miss!
Pre-Register early to get
Discounted tuition and a FREE BONUS copy of Jack Miller timely book;
“Financial Strategies in Uncertain Times”
Using Skill Sets & Currencies to Acquire Assets and Generate Income
If your have certain “Skill
Sets”, are already in business or aspire to be in business – Pete will cover
and discuss the use of Inventory, Investments, and Promises as “Currencies”
that can be used other than cash in Business building and in Estate
Learn how to acquire
Assets and Inventory which can
be resold to generate ordinary income and fund your lifestyle.
Learn how to acquire
Investments which can be held
for the production of Portfolio, Passive, and / or Tax advantaged Long Term
Capital Gain Income to fund your lifestyle.
Some of the Topics
- Promises for Property
- Income for Use
- Services for Property
- Growth for Income
- Management for Growth
- Better Security for Better Terms
- Toys for Property
- Property for Property
- Amortization for Cash Flow
- Fixing for Profit
- Income for Yield
- Property for Debt Relief
- Modifications for Property
- Management for Income
- Options for Down Payments
This will be quite the
valuable day! As always Pete requests you Challenge him, Ask Questions, and
Offer Suggestions and Alternatives.
Don’t Wait – Pre- Register
July 19th 2012
Sean O'Toole, Founder / CEO of Foreclosure
Prior to launching ForeclosureRadar, Sean successfully purchased
and flipped more than 150 residential and commercial foreclosures. Leveraging
15 years in the software industry, Sean used technology as a key competitive
advantage to build his successful real estate investment track record. Sean has
always thrived in startup environments, and as such, became a key contributor
at Xing Technology (acquired by Real Networks), ISI/GlobalCenter (acquired by
Global Crossing), and Icarian, Inc.(acquired by Workstream, Inc.). With his
extensive experience in computers, software development, and business
processes, Sean moved easily into VP and Director level positions in
engineering, product management, sales, marketing and operations. Sean also
served as President of the OpenMPEG Consortium, which brought together 32
companies to define industry standards for video on personal computers.
For more information about
Foreclosure Radar go the following link: http://www.foreclosureradar.com/about
Regular Monthly Meeting Thursday October 18th 2012
From The Subprime Mortgage Fallout to the new California Foreclosure,
Bankrupcty,Eviction Legislation known as SB 900;
Times they are a Changing.
Speaker: Spencer Scheer, Attorney at
Law, Scheer Law Group, LLP
An Essential Overview of California Real
Estate, Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Issues and Trends Facing Secured Creditors
and Real Estate Investors.
If you are the Real Estate
Business, private lending, have contemplated loans of have made loans, are a
Debtor or Creditor this is an insightful meeting about some of the new
compliance issues which have come into play. Avoid costly problems and
litigation and learn from Attorney Spencer Scheer whose specialty area of
practice is creditor representation.
Here is just a sampling of what
you will learn
- Subprime Fallout: What
happened to cause one of the greatest real estate turnarounds in history?
Have things changed forever?
- Inflation or Deflation in
Residential and Commercial Real Estate? Real Estate Trends. What should we
Legal Trends. Should you
buy or sell, rent or lease? You need to be aware of the full arsenal of
rights available to borrowers and lenders to make intelligent real
- Income Property Issues. Preserving the rights to income is as
important as the underlying collateral: Assignment of Rents,
Receivers and impact of bankruptcy.
- Bankruptcy issues.
- Bankruptcy can be a “win win” for both sides if used
properly and a “graveyard” to creditors who don’t.
- “Cram downs” and “lien strips”.
- Eviction (Lender-borrower and general Landlord- tenant issues).
- Tenants after foreclosure have enhanced rights under
state and federal law. Learn how to spot “phony leases” and
- Recent Legislation, including a general review of the
California Homeowners Bill of Rights. –“The Mother of all
Foreclosure Reform”. Many of the bills have passed. Residential
foreclosures will never be the same, for now; But that’s not
Mr. Scheer has received an AV
(highest rating) from Martindale-Hubbell and received a designation as a
Northern California “Super Lawyer” by the Thompson Reuters group. He is an
effective and successful litigator and has handled over 200 jury and non-jury
trials in State and Federal courts, focusing on creditor and real estate
litigation matters. Mr. Scheer has a reputation as an attorney who provides
superior client service and who gets things done. Mr. Scheer has a diverse
legal background that allows him to represent and advise SLG lender, mortgage
broker, business and investor clients on a wide variety of legal matters,
including: consumer and commercial creditor bankruptcy litigation, real estate
litigation, note and trust deed review and litigation, TILA rescission claims,
commercial and consumer lease review, general contract review and litigation,
landlord tenant litigation, title insurance litigation, real estate transaction
and lender and broker liability matters.
Mr. Scheer has been a speaker on
issues affecting lender/ servicer rights at numerous seminars, and conventions
including: California Mortgage Bankers Association, United Trustee’s
Association, California Credit Union Collectors Council, Marin County Bar
Association-Real Property Section, and the Northern California Consumer
Mr. Scheer is also a lecturer
and speaker for the California State Bar Association and was a panelist at
California State Bar Association Annual Real Property Law Section Retreat,
Napa, CA, (Subprime Mortgage Fallout-Lender Perspective (2010); a webinar
presenter for the State of California Bar Association, Real Property Section,
on Real Property Foreclosure: Recent Legislation and & Case Developments
(2011); and was a panelist for the State Bar of California at its Annual
convention in Long Beach, CA (2011), Real Estate Foreclosure, How to Get it
Mr. Scheer is licensed attorney
in the State of California and is a member of the State of California Real
Property Law Section, Marin County Bar Association Real Property Law Section,
United Trustee's Association (fka California Trustees Association), and the
California Credit Union Collectors Counsel.
For More info about Attorney
Spencer Scheer, a Biological profile and some of the cases he has been invovled
Thursday November 15th 2012 BAWB Regular Monthly
Lessons Learn this Year!
been quite the year for Real Estate...
There have been
Ups, Downs, Crazy Economic News, REO’s, More Short Sales, Foreclosures, Legal
Settlements, new Legal Statutes, discussion and talk about Market
Stabilization, and so forth
We have a panel of local
investors visiting with us at our meeting who will discuss some of the Lessons
they have learned this past year while providing their take away points. It’s a
VERY valuable information filled meeting you do not want to miss!
Have you ever wondered:
- Should I buy a home with existing tenants still in it?
- Does Location always matter- what if it’s a Helluva deal?
- What’s the difference between CLTA and ALTA title insurance
- Is there a better way to travel thru the FHA / VA financing
- How can I minimize costs and expenses when I BUY and also SELL?
- Should I go out of State for Cash Flow and bargain properties?
- What makes my offer stand out versus others?
Be with us on Thursday 11-15-2012 to listen, learn, and get
your own Questions Addressed
December 20th, 2012
is our final meeting of the year!
"DOING DEALS HOLIDAY GATHERING"
always judged by our attendees to be one of the BEST meetings we have all
great way to learn what others are doing, the genesis of their individual
transactions, and more importantly where the profit centers are...you'll be
amazed at how many different perspectives to doing a deal there are.
will be a great meeting to get to better know your fellow attendees.
us for a festive time of the year meeting and Holiday cheer in an open forum
invited to bring your spouse or a loved one for a night out and to better see
what our meetings are all about.
We have several BAWB members tell us their "deal story" which promises to be
informative and fun.
been an incredible year filled with change, tough lessons, and
some of you will share a hard lesson or success from the past year.
Upcoming BAWB Sponsored
Workshop Saturday January 19th 2013
Become an IRA
Strategies for Tax
Insider Information Your Custodian CANNOT & WON'T Tell you about how to
deploy IRA's both for your Personal Wealth building & for leveraging other
IRA owners Capital.
Custodians go to
extremes to avoid being an active advisor. It's not their job! So how do
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This is a FULL Day chock full of
ideas and examples of how to deploy your own funds or the funds of others for
safe, profitable win-win transactions that benefit each party. You will be
amazed how you can do more and more business in a tax deferred or tax free
environment. The deal making examples are tremendous – don’t miss out –
Come hear Walter at this
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ideas not covered in the course.
All attendees will receive a
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A valuable FREE Bonus
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Rules of the Road: What you need
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Tons of Real Life- Real Time
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Listen to Walter Wofford on WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND by clicking on
More of what will be
- Discovering the Big
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- Top 10 IRA
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- How To Purchase IRA
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- Need Acquisition
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- Graduate to Being a
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- Joint Ventures
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BAWB Member if Pre- Registered
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Non Member if Pre-Registered
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For more information about the
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BAWB Thursday February 21, 2013 Meeting
Is this the Right Time to Buy? Have we reached the bottom of the
Market as other so called experts are saying? Is stabilization of the
Start off the New Year Informed "listen and learn from our
own industry expert"
Speaker: Author of Timing the Real Estate Market,
Statistician, & Investor; Robert Campbell
Topic: 2013 Housing Forecast
-What Will Happen & Why
Program Director Note: Robert has spoken
at our meetings in the past and has been incredibly prescient in accurately
predicting California Real Estate Market trends.Don't miss his insight at
this months meeting…”
The Campbell Method: A Proven Timing
System that Tells You EXACTLY When to Buy
and Sell Real Estate to Make Maximum
Dear Real Estate Investor:
Imagine for a moment how you would feel if you could predict major turning
points in the real estate market.
Suppose somebody handed you
a 21-year time-tested system that would tell you
ahead of time when property values were going to hit a peak … and then when
prices were going to hit bottom years later.
If you could anticipate these kinds of
critical real estate events in advance … then not only could you make
spectacular profits, but you could protect your money as well.
Sounds pretty amazing, doesn't it?
Actually, it's not. The real estate
market does signal its future intentions if you know where to
Hello. My name is Robert Campbell and I wrote Timing the Real
Estate Market to help both professionals and ordinary people
make the most money in real estate with the least amount of
I also have my web site; www.realestatetiming.com Based on a major breakthrough in
tracking and predicting real estate trends, my book reveals the real estate
timing technique that I call The Campbell
As far as I know, The
Campbell Method is the only proven method in the world that
shows how to accurately anticipate upcoming changes in your local real
What this means is that when you
read Timing the Real Estate Market , you are
going to learn how to make and protect your fortune in real estate in the
same way that J. Paul Getty, the Rockefellers, Warren Buffett, and other
super-rich investors made their fortunes: by focusing on WHEN to buy and
It's true. When it comes to making money
in real estate,
nothing beats good timing.
The reason that The
Campbell Method is going to change the way you think about
how to buy and sell real estate is that I share my truly remarkable
discovery of five key real estate indicators. I call them Vital Signs, and
they're able to predict the peaks and valleys of real estate cycles with an
almost uncanny accuracy. As leading indicators to what's looming on the
horizon for real estate prices, these Vital Sign indicators act like
windows into the future, giving you advance notice of approaching trend
changes from three to six months before they become obvious to the general
Author's Note: Timing the Real
Estate Market is used at the University of San Diego by
Professor Elaine Worzala. The class: Real Estate Investment. "The logic
behind these Vital Sign indicators is air-tight," says Professor Worzala.
"I'm very impressed, and my students love your book."
Copies of Timing the Real Estate
Market will be available for purchase and
BAWB Thursday March 21, 2013
The Top 5 Apps for Real Estate Investors
Are you a smartphone or tablet junkie? If so, there are a
ton of great applications for real estate investors that
will help you quickly access information right on your smartphone or tablet.
The nice thing about the apps is they're mobile, portable, and easily
travel with you while you are out meeting with sellers and
looking at houses.
At This months Meeting – we will be showing some of our favorites, with brief demos and screenshots. Some are for smart phones, and some are for any computer.
We'd like to encourage you to share your favorites as well, so we can all benefit.
Learn how using the right Mobile Apps or Programs can:
- Give you a competitive advantage
- Allow you to be more flexible
- Make your business 100% more efficient
Being efficient plays a huge part in keeping you and your team motivated and focused, while minimizing frustrations all around.
We've compiled a list of the best mobile applications for Real Estate Investors and narrowed that list down to the Top 5 Apps.
These featured apps allow you to:
- Help manage your projects and teams
- Stay on top of new properties as they are listed and price changes
- Pull comps on site
- Manage properties on the fly
- And the coolest real estate app we have ever seen!
Not only will you discover which apps are VERY useful and best, you will get instructions on how to optimize them for your business.
autograph by Robert Campbell at
BAWB Monthly Meeting Thursday 4-25-2013
NOTE: Because of a scheduling conflict out our meeting facility this months meeting is on Thursday 4-25-2013 and not the 3rd Thursday of the month!!
A Time to Reboot?
The Real Estate Marketplace has Heated Up!
There is a TON of Money Chasing Deals
BUT Where are All the Deals?
The Hedge Funds are buying Thousands of Houses
Investors are scrambling to find profitable opportunities
Inventory is Tight
Does Shadow Inventory really exist...
What will be the affect in the marketplace:
- The Buy / Sell Model – how long will it flourish
- Are there MLS Opportunities or is this wishful thinking
- Are Buying at Auctions the way to go?
- Where and What to Buy
- What will happen with our Rents and Prices?
- Are we poised for the Next Big Run up?
- Will easier financing for Investors return?
Attend this months meeting to get insight and answers to the above and more...
Thursday May 16th 2013 BAWB Regular Monthly Meeting
You’ve Got Questions?
We’ve Got Answers (maybe)
Our Real Estate Marketplace is always evolving and constantly changing.
Join us tonight as we have a panel discussion with individuals who trying to be active in THIS marketplace as they seek feedback and answers to some of their most pressing questions or issues. These issues might include;
Time Management issues
Effective Marketing for deals
Negotiation issues with difficult sellers
Overcoming Title or lien problems
Bring Sellers down to reality
How to handle the paperwork
Legal or Tax issues
This will be an information filled interactive meeting that you simply do not want to miss.
Don’t Wait – Pre- Register Today for the UPCOMING WORKSHOP Sat. June 29th 2013
Learn the Secrets of Real Estate Success
Real Estate Investing made Easy, Fun, & Profitable
Earn Your first Million (or more)
Making a Million dollars in Real Estate is no longer and option…instead it’s a necessity for surviving and thriving during these crazy economic times!
The Good News; with dedication and forethought, this current market is the perfect market to achieve such a goal.
For more information about this workshop, a brochure, and / or to register – click on this link