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BAWB Monthly Meeting - Thursday January 15th 2015
HOUSING OUTLOOK for 2015
Predictions from the Experts
It’s been quite the past year for Bay Area Housing, we started with a SIZZLE and ended in some areas with a distinct SLOW DOWN. Whether you are a landlord with rentals, involved in operating multi income units, or the buy / sell business you want to have a grasp on what these recently polled experts are saying about the Real Estate Market and Housing for this coming year.
We will cover these and several other issues:
- What will happen with Interest Rates?
- Where are Prices expected to move to?
- How will affordability affect the marketplace
- Will the “Sizzling Hot” market continue on?
- Is now a good time to build New housing
- Who represents the new home buying demographic
- What are Rents expected to do…
- Does Multi -family now make more sense
- A Wildcard which could greatly affect our marketplace
This is our first meeting of the year, start off the New Year informed and in tune with what the experts are predicting.
Don’t Wait – PRE- REGISTER TODAY for the DISCOUNTED Tuition for this FANTASTIC FULL DAY workshop event:
UPCOMING FULL DAY WORKSHOP- CORTE MADERA, CA
All Day - Sat. January 17th, 2015
Making a million dollars in real estate is no longer an 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
This fantastic educational event will focus on Finding deals, raising money, making offers, buying right, selling quickly, and... how to overcome the most common fears or misconceptions that can hold you back from making more money right now. Its for any beginning or seasoned active real estate entrepreneurs. There literally is something for everyone!
Cut your learning curve; learn insider tips to succeed with your Real Estate Investments geared to this specific market
*This Class is constantly updated and revised so the information is relevant.
For more SPECIFIC Details about the Workshop, a workshop brochure or to REGISTER CLICK HERE
BAWB Thursday February 19th, 2015 Meeting
Is this the Right Time to Buy? Have we really reached the bottom of the Market as other so called experts are saying? Is the worst behind us? Is stabilization of the Marketplace now upon us as many industry experts are preaching? How long will this so called Real Estate "recovery" run on for? What is looming over the Horizon? DO NOT MISS THIS MONTHS MEETING!
Start off the New Year Informed "listen and learn from our own industry expert"
Speaker: Author of Timing the Real Estate Market, Statistician, & Investor;
Topic: 2015 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 Profits!
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 23-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 look.
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 risk.
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 Method .
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 estate market.
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 Rockefeller's, Warren Buffett, and other super-rich investors made their fortunes: by focusing on WHEN to buy and sell.
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 public.
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 Book will be available for purchase and autograph by Robert Campbell at the meeting.
March 19, 2015
BAWB Regular Monthly Meeting Thursday 3-19-2015
A Two Part Informative Program you Do Not Want to Miss!
None of us can Change our Yesterdays, But ALL of Us can Change our Tomorrows!
An Evening with Seasoned Investor Dave Wilson
Join us as we listen, learn and look back through the eyes of one of fellow BAWB Members and experienced investor; Dave Wilson. Dave has been through numerous up and down cycles, has bought, sold, managed, and invested in properties in multiple states. He will share with us through his discerning eye some of the GOOD and BAD lessons learned from being involved with Real Property that spans many decades.
The Biggest Mistakes Real Estate Investors Make
Hint: Whether you are a seasoned pro or just getting started
You're probably making most of them right now!
Speaker: John T. Reed
Too often we tend to focus on "Offense" versus "Defense" when it comes to making Real Estate Investment decisions. Don't miss this discussion of pertinent issues ALL investors need to be aware of.
This is an evening you do not want to miss as these “pearls of wisdom” from both of our speakers will be wonderful to take in and hear.
About John T. Reed
John T. Reed is the author of 20 real estate investment books and is the sole writer and publisher of John T. Reed's Real Estate Investor's Monthly newsletter. He has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows, including 60 Minutes and Larry King Live. Reed was a real estate investor for 23 years. He worked as a real estate agent and as a property manager managing office, industrial, farm, and residential properties. Reed holds a bachelors degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School.
Here is an interview on real estate investment he gave to the Money Show in San Francisco in August of 2012: http://www.moneyshow.com/video/VideoNetwork/100/8685/A-Private-Equity-Approach-to-Real-Estate/
March UPCOMING FULL DAY WORKSHOP
Saturday March 28th, 2015
STORM WARNING AHEAD:
What to do and Where YOU should be Investing your Money
Strategies to Navigate these Uncertain Times Ahead
Don't Miss this inaugural workshop Robert Campbell will be teaching in the SF Bay.
Coming Saturday 3-28-2015 to the South SF Conference Center.
A special FULL DAY workshop event that will feature Robert discussing the Data he regularly Views, Interprets, and Analyzes and HOW he has formulated his outlook for the future.
Includes a VERY Special Dynamic strategy / plan that will allow you to successfully navigate the economic storm that lies ahead.
A Letter from Robert Campbell:
Dear Fellow Investors:
These are dangerous and uncertain economic times – and astute Americans are slowly becoming aware that the U.S. economic system has changed. Something just isn’t right – and it feels like we may be falling into something big, deep, and unstoppable.
What’s the problem?
The U.S. national debt is now $18+ Trillion -- doubling in the last 6 years! – and it’s going up by $1 trillion per year. Even worse, unfunded government promises for Social Security, Medicare, and Public Pensions now stand at $100-$200 trillion.
Folks, debts and unfunded promises that can’t be paid – won’t be paid. Step one is understanding what the problem is. The next step is to devise an intelligent strategy for addressing it.
We all went through the 2006-2008 financial collapse and know how badly it ended. The average American’s net worth is down 30% since 2007 – even after a 3 year rebound in real estate prices and a monster bull market in stocks.
It’s my view that the next financial downturn will likely be even more devastating than the last. Why? Because nothing has been fixed – and the amount of debt, and derivatives and leverage in the system has increased substantially. We are in the final stages of a broke society– a society that keeps kicking the can down the road to avoid the economic re-set that is looming and will surely come.
If you step back and take an objective look at the situation, you’ll find that it’s mathematically impossible to come up with an easy way out. Whether we inflate these obligations away - or default on them – either economic scenario can be devastating to your financial well- being if you are not invested for the right outcome. That's why it's critical that you have a plan-of-action to get it right.
What Should the Astute Investor Do?
Where should you be investing your money?
That’s why I'm giving this seminar.
For a FULL DAY, I’m putting on this event that will show you how to survive financially from what’s coming. You learn how to strategically move your money into the right Asset Classes at the right time – to make money instead of losing it when the U.S. economy and its markets break down again.
Here are a few of the things you'll learn at this workshop event:
- The current state of the U.S. housing markets – and why it may be poised for another 2006-2010 collapse.
- Why the economy has to experience another Great Depression before it can get better – and how to avoid becoming a victim.
- What the problem is – and the futility of worrying about it or trying to “fix” it.
- Why your vote – and the politicians you elect – won’t save you – and why you should instead focus on saving yourself.
- Why the U.S. is currently like a car speeding 100 MPH heading toward a brick wall.
- A proven strategy to correctly prepare for what’s happening, as it’s happening – without any personal bias as to whether we’ll experience
Inflation, Deflation, Stagflation or even borderline Hyper-Inflation.
- The three laws of investment success – and why your future prosperity will revolve around being flexible, open-minded, and a willingness to do what the key asset markets are telling you to do. Learn HOW to Protect yourself from being battered before the BIG Storm hits.
PLUS a Special BONUS DISCUSSION on Creative Techniques by seasoned Author, Educator, Investor; Michael Morrongiello on How to create Cash Flow with expensive NorCal properties.
We are often told that SF Bay Area properties will not Cash Flow... or it’s hard to make the make them cash flow
Learn a few techniques that will allow you to acquire properties here in California and create Cash Flow with low risk.
Why these strategies may be the perfect “Antidote” for these uncertain times looming ahead.
Should you attend this seminar?
I'm well aware that there is a great temptation to do nothing and hope that “Maybe it won’t be so bad – and maybe I can live with it.” This will undoubtedly be the prevailing view of most people – that the crash will be "tolerable." But the question is whether you want to make a pre-emptive effort to create a life that is far better than tolerable – and possibly even improved – while the opportunity for doing so still exists.
ENROLL TODAY and learn how to protect yourself from being battered before the big storm hits.
I call this plan “The Best Investment Strategy I’ve Seen in 30 Years” – and in my mind it’s the best possible plan you can execute relative to the risks going forward.
We have limited space for this event. This Workshop Will SELL OUT..
The South San Francisco Conference Center
255 S. Airport Blvd, S. San Francisco, CA 94080
Registration begins at 7:30 Am and the class will promptly start at 9:00 Am and go until 4:30 Pm
Take Advantage of the Discounted Tuition –
BUT ONLY if you PRE-Register.
IF Pre-Registered by Midnight Monday 3-23-15
$245.00* per person – PRE-Registered
$225.00* per person – PRE-Registered and IF a BAWB member in good standing.
$275.00* per person after PRE-Registration Expires!
*a small event brite registration fee will additionally apply
ALL Attendees will receive:
1. FREE 1 Year Subscription to The Campbell Real Estate Timing Letter (a $135 value) (if already a subscriber- your subscription will extend an additional year.
2. A FREE 27-page report on The Best Investment Strategy I’ve Seen in 30 Years – which includes an easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet for tracking the key asset classes you need to focus on (a $145 value).
For more information and to Register please CLICK HERE
Thursday April 16th 2015 Regular BAWB Monthly Meeting
As of the New Year a number of Changes have taken place with the CAR- California Association of Realtors RPA- Residential Purchase Agreement and Disclosures.
The latest version of the CAR Residential Purchase Agreement is a 10-page tangle of paragraphs and cross references. Come sort it out with the help of 40-year veteran real estate broker Cari Lynn Pace. Cari stresses that she did NOT design or have input on the new contract, but as a risk management and litigation advisor she can help us understand it. She will take us through the form’s major changes on a powerpoint presentation.
Cari has to know the new form, as her own company Professional Publishing LLC, has offered a competing form for decades before this new one surfaced. Attorneys, agents, landlords, and investors can access individual forms at www.ProPubForms.com
Cari’s background as a speaker and trainer is impressive: She’s an author of three real estate books, a past President of the Association of Realtors, Master Instructor with theProfessional Realty Institute, and accredited as an Instructor with the CA Department of Real Estate. She writes for the California Real Estate Law Newsletter and many other publications. Her real enjoyment, however, is as a real estate expert witness in courtroom trials. Cari roots out the bad apples who defraud their clients, and keeps notes. Her most popular book uncovers the top 100 reasons leading to lawsuits. She will bring autographed copies of her book “Don’t Shoot Me…I’m Just the Real Estate Agent!” to the meeting.
BAWB Monthly Meeting Thursday May 21st 2015
The Insider’s Guide to Attracting Private Money!
Q- How much real estate could you buy if money was not a problem?
Imagine your real estate business with an extensive network of private lenders!
Tap into the growing and virtually unlimited capital resource known as private money. Mark Hanf, broker and president of Pacific Private Money, is one of the most successful Bay Area hard money brokers and he shares his secrets for finding private lenders. Mark grew his investor list from zero to several hundred in just a few short years, and he will tell you the simple yet fundamental steps for becoming attractive to people with money to invest.
Now more than ever, people with money are looking to grow their retirement savings and real estate is still the #1 way to achieve above-market growth. Mark’s new book “The Insider’s Guide to Attracting Private Money”, reveals the steps every serious real estate investor should take in order to open the doors to private capital.
Don’t Miss this BAWB Meeting – All in Attendance will receive a FREE Copy of Mark’s new book: “The Insider’s Guide to Attracting Private Money” and he will be available to autograph them.
Mark Hanf – Bio
Mark is broker and president of Pacific Private Money Inc., one of the largest hard money loan brokers in the Bay Area. Founded in 2008, Mark took his company from zero to over $100 million in loan originations in just four years. Uncovering the secrets to gaining access to unlimited cash, Mark has attracted more than 500 private investors to his lending practice. Since its inception in 2008, Pacific has funded nearly 1,000 private money loans totaling over $200 million, many of them “fix & flip” loans to Northern California rehabbers and flippers. Known as the “Private Money Guy”, Mark is a regular speaker at real estate events throughout the Bay Area.
Mark is author of the Amazon best-seller “The Insider’s Guide to Attracting Private Money” and co-host of a weekly 1-hour radio show “The Best of Investing” on the San Francisco Bay Area’s 910AM KKSF.
Mark began his career in real estate in 1982. For 25 years Mark was responsible for buying, selling, financing and managing residential and commercial real estate for a closely held company in the Bay Area. He earned a degree in Business Administration with a focus in finance and accounting from Menlo School of Business Administration.
He is an active member of the California Mortgage Association, as well as the American Association of Private Lenders. He has lived and worked his entire life in the Bay Area—a second-generation real estate investor—and has long-standing professional relationships and community affiliations.
SPECIAL 2 Day WORKSHOP COMING IN JULY!
(See Details Below)
REGULAR BAWB Monthly Meeting
Wealth Building Concepts
Using Self Directed IRA’s
With Dyches Boddiford and Peter Fortunato
This month we are very pleased to have (2) Titans of the real estate educational community visit with us at BAWB.
Remember – One Third (1/3) of the Wealth you produce will go to Taxes…unless you take a Proactive role in controlling how much you pay. Doesn’t it make sense to Amass Tax Free Wealth!
The best time to start making your Pension Plan or Retirement Plan grow was Yesterday. The next best time is TODAY! Build your own “bank” & enjoy privacy while you do it.
Peter and Dyches will join forces in what promises to be a BAWB Meeting you do not want to miss, followed by a Saturday & Sunday 7-18 & 7-19 lively conference on self-directed IRA investments (See Info Below about the workshop). Pete will present case studies and will walk you through, step-by-step, exactly how the transaction would be crafted and the results. He will also suggest scenarios to watch for that can boost your returns significantly.
Dyches will take you through the technical issues in layman terms, as well as sharing some of his own IRA experiences. He and Pete will analyze some actual transactions and show you the different ways they could have been done to gain different advantages or results.
Don’t Put Off Learning Something TODAY
that can have such a Major Effect on your Future!
UPCOMING (2) TWO DAY WORKSHOP:
Amassing Tax Free WEALTH
using Self Directed IRAs
Two FULL DAYS with Dyches & Peter – Sat. & Sun. 7-18 & 7-19
at the South SF Conference Center.
For more information about the (2) two day WEALTH BUILDING CONCEPTS USING IRAs workshop / conference which was last taught in the SF Bay area over (6) six years ago, a workshop brochure, lodging info, or to register CLICK HERE
This Class will Sell Out -Don't Delay - PRE-REGISTER TODAY for
Discounted Tuition. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Your Tuition includes a 200+ page Class Manuel which will be for Class Attendees only and not for sale afterwards.
About our Speakers:
Dyches Boddiford grew up on a farm in rural South Georgia, 10 miles from the small town of Sylvania. Though he was not too interested in farming, he took every chance to learn about construction, wiring and plumbing. He had an interest in science from an early age that was recognized and encouraged by several teachers. After graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1973 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physics and a Masters in Information & Computer Science, Dyches spent some time in Corporate America before buying his first investment property in 1980. By 1991, he began working full time in his real estate investments and in 1992 earned more than he had working for his old employer.
A past president of the Georgia Real Estate Investors Association (GaREIA), Dyches has been a national speaker on the topic of real estate investments and entity strategies for over 20 years. Dyches has remained a full-time real estate investor, and he feels that only by being active in real estate investing can he bring real world experience to his classes and materials.
Peter is a libertarian and a capitalist. He believes that transactions which you can be proud of result from carefully conceived goals and plans followed by purposeful actions and scrupulous documentation. Upon graduating from high school in 1965, Peter went right into the real estate business. His motivation was his desire to be self-employed. Pete says “Everyone who knew me believed that I was unemployable. They were right. I still am!” Peter was excited about being free to build his business and his future. He attended seminars and read at every opportunity. He sought out and learned from many mentors and benefited from the example and counsel of his father who encouraged him and supported him from the beginning. Pete finished college with a clientele and an investment portfolio. By 1975 his investment income had eliminated his need for fees from clients to fund his lifestyle.
Peter continues to teach and to attend real estate and investment seminars and meetings regularly. He is respected for his clear and patient explanations of investment concepts and transactions.
He has been building, structuring, manipulating and managing investment transactions and portfolios for more than 45 years. Pete currently lives in Tampa, Florida.
This Class will Sell Out -Don't Delay - PRE-REGISTER TODAY for Discounted Tuition. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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