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Georgia REIA General Meeting, "What You Need to Know About Real Estate", GaREIA Business Associate Panel, August 14, 5:30 pm

General Meeting

Monday August 14

"What You Need to Know about Real Estate:

A GaREIA Business Associate Panel"





Doors Open at 5:30 pm!

Wyndham Atlanta Galleria, 6345 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta 30339

What You Will Learn at the Event:

New and experienced investors - this will be an informative evening for you!

  • How to get funding for your projects
  • How to use IRA to purchase properties
  • How to work with contractors
  • How to purchase properties at auction
  • How to work with closing attorneys
  • How to become a landlord with Atlanta Housing Authority
  • How to obtain required insurance based on exit strategy 
  • How to select tenants for your rentals

Schedule for the Evening

5:30 pm  Networking with Business Associates

6:30 pm  Welcome / Introduction / Announcements

                Marketing Session

                Success Stories

7:30 pm  Keynote Panel:  "What You Need to Know About Real Estate", GaREIA Business Associate members

9:00 pm  Adjourn

And don't forget, after the meeting:  Networking at the nearby Rose & Crown Restaurant, 1931 Powers Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta 30339 770-933-5595

About Our GaREIA Business Associate Panelists

Michael Braswell / Braswell Capital Solutions

Michael Braswell has worked in the real estate industry since 2005 as both a successful agent and mortgage banker.  In June 2017, Michael launched Braswell Capital Solutions - a full service private lending brokerage offering fix and flip, buy and hold, and commercial real estate loans across the U.S.  He is a graduate of Morehouse College with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance.  Michael lives in Fayetteville with his wife, Breyana, two children and two dogs.   He is passionate about helping people build long-term wealth through real estate investing.  Contact info

Jim Partlowe / American Family Insurance

Jim Partlowe has an award winning American Family Insurance agency in DunwoodyJim has held, bought and sold over 20 landlord policies himself. He has owned a mortgage company for investors in the past and has been an entrepreneur for 30 years.

Jim was a top 50 agent in the country with State Farm, then an Agency Consultant with State Farm, Currently, his agency has been the #1 American Family Insurance agency in Georgia the last 4 of 5 years.

Jim is a student and consultant in the landlord policies arena with many speaking engagements across the country. He takes great pride in working directly with investors and protecting their personal insurance and their portfolios.

Ask Jim about the new MyLife tax shelter for business owners.  Contact info

Pam Storm / Rent Marketplace

Pam Storm has over 15 years of experience in tenant screening, software and analytics.  She founded Rent Marketplace to help landlords move in reliable renters efficiently - while staying compliant. She has helped facilitate over 16 million tenant screening transactions. Pam also invests and manages a few of her own rental properties and actively serves on the Board of the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House.  Contact info

Bob Townsend /

Bob Townsend has been with for the last 7 years.  He has watched the company grow from big event ballroom auctions, to participating in the first live auction on the Fulton County Courthouse steps, to crying auctions in 100+ counties in Georgia, to expanding throughout the Southeast, and nationally to all 48 continental states, both live and online auctions.

Bob has worked as an auction manager, auctioneer, staff manager, contract writer, auditor, now with Georgia Concierge Services, and with Georgia REIA as a Business Associate.  

Prior to retiring to, Bob had 40+ years of senior level experience in product and general management, sales and marketing, content development, acquisition, distribution and financing in the converging cable television and telephony industries.  He has seen the evolving world of telecommunication competition as an industry participant and observer.  He is knowledgeable about the world of convergence (technology, distribution and content).  He brings a unique perspective to the business based upon hands on and senior management experience in both traditional and new media as a consumer packaged goods marketer, a cable operator, programmer and President, Bell Atlantic Video Services. Contact info

Rashel Teal / Atlanta Housing Authority

Contact info

Rena Holmes, Holmes Legal Group

Contact info

Mike Ventry, Advanta IRA

Contact info

Mike Cotti / Cotti Construction

Contact info

Georgia REIA Monthly General Meeting is held the 2nd Monday of every month at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria, 6345 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta 30339

Date and Time
Start Date: 08/14/2017 Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 08/14/2017 Approx. End Time: 9:00 PM
Registration Deadline: 08/14/2017 Meet Time: 5:30 PM
Event Leader
Karen Yaap
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Event Cost
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Pricing Option Name Price Deadline
Guests $25.00 08/14/2017
Members Free 08/14/2017
Payment Details: Members attend free of charge. Guest fee is $25.00. Please bring verification of your registration. Online registration runs through 11:00 am the day of the event. After that time, feel free to register at the door at the event!
Location (More Detail)
Event Location: Wyndham Atlanta Galleria
Address: 6345 Powers Ferry Rd NW , Atlanta , GA   30339
Directions: I-285 W to the NEW NORTHSIDE DR exit, EXIT 22, toward NORTHSIDE DR/POWERS FERRY RD.; Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp; Turn LEFT onto NORTHSIDE DR NW; or if taking I-285 N turn RIGHT then turn LEFT onto POWERS FERRY RD NW. The Wyndham sits right next to I-285.
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