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  • 1. $19.95 From Seminar to Success with IRC Support Systems, Investment Techniques & Real Estate Strategies for Today’s Entrepreneurs APRIL 2012 Orlando’s Own Social KEEP YOUR NEWSLETTER COMING Networking Guru’ Remember to pay your membership at the meeting! This month’s meeting will be a G r r 8 one. IRC will host Dawn Raquel Jensen. Dawn will bring the somewhat elusive social media, education and digital mar- NEW MEETING TIMES: keting down to the common denominator. If you at this IRC meeting you’ll leave understanding and knowing the new communications system and able to com- Doors open at municate with ease. 6pm and meetings Dawn teaches CEO’s and their staff all over the country be it Television News start at 6:30pm Anchors, Video Production or Public Relation personnel the in’s and outs of so- cial media and personable presentations. Dawn’s presentation is a passionate, fun filled, approachable, and thought provoking. It will have case studies and a BRING YOUR S creative sense of humor. D M I D BUSINESS CAR State of the Market Update Thursday’s meeting will be a “State of the Market Update” where local experts will share with you what’s happening TODAY in the real estate market, finance, legis- lative changes, commercial property and more. After the short presentations are over, the speakers will be available on a panel board to answer your questions. Orlando’s Own Social Networking Guru’.......... 1 I want to invest in real estate. Should I get a real estate license? By Rob Arnold.................................................................. 2 What to Do When a Former Tenant Owes You Money By Florida Landlord Network............................................ 3 Zillow report: Median Rent Prices on the Rise as Home Values Drop By Esther Cho................................................................... 5 Board of Directors.................................................... 6 IRC BUSINESS MEMBERS DIRECTORY................ 7 HousingPulse Survey Reveals More Investors Pursuing Short Sales By Esther Cho................................................................... 8 Membership and Education Program.............10 Calendar of Events.................................................12© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 1
  • 2. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. MARCH 2012 I want to invest in real estate. Should I get a IRC Membership Benefits real estate license? •  nnual IRC Super Seminar – Q&A A at the December Round Table •  RC Seminar & Product Discounts I By Rob Arnold, Sand Dollar Realty Group •  RC business membership I “Spotlight on Business Members” in the Newsletter. I have probably had at least a hundred people ask me whether or not they should get and join the MLS without being a dues paying Realtor®. To be a Thompson Bro- ker, you still need a real estate license and the annual fees are higher than those of Realtors®, so I do not see much benefit in •  onthly meeting literature M handouts •  onthly “Deal of the Month” M •  onthly IRC “RESource” e-Letter“ – M Best in the Country for medium a real estate license going that route. size clubs by NaREIA” in order to invest in •  onthly IRC Meetings, Networking M real estate. There is Reason #2 is to legally get paid commis- and Programs no quick and easy answer to this ques- sions or referral fees without being a princi- tion. The answer really depends on what pal in the transaction. In Florida unless you •  pportunity to make member O you plan to do in your investment career. are a principal in a transaction AND you announcements at each meeting have “substantial consideration” (meaning •  isit any of our special Interest V A real estate license is typically for some- money to possibly forfeit) on the line to tie Groups ( SIGroups ) each month one who wants to work with other people up the contract, you cannot bring buyers •  olunteer Opportunities – a V to help them buy, sell, or lease their real and sellers together and get paid a fee. You chance to learn by working side by estate. That is what a traditional real es- also need a real estate license to be a lease/ side with those who are doing what tate licensee (the legal term in Florida is manage rental property for another per- you want to do “sales associate”) does. Most investors are son. (Reference: Chapters 475.41, 475.42, •  eekly IRC emails announcements W not planning on working with others, but and 475.43 Florida Statutes.) and news I do know many sales associates who in- •  lus access to the most P vest in real estate as a side business. Reason #3 is access to all the online Experienced Real Estate Investors contract forms. The FAR/BAR contract, in Central Florida There are really three main reasons to get comprehensive addendum (some 20+ a real estate license outside of doing tradi- pages long), Supreme Court approved tional Realtor® services. lease, FAR listing agreements, and doz- IRC Member Discounts: ens of other Florida standardized forms. •  o it Yourself Pest Control D Reason #1 is to obtain access to the local Most of the forms can be filled out either discount 10%. Multiple-Listing Service (MLS for short). online or saved onto your computer’s •  fficeMax – Substantial discounts O The MLS is the database used by nearly hard drive for future use. And then edited on product and printing. all residential Realtors to advertise their and emailed to others in the transaction. listings to other Realtors and to get their •  otoRooter – Sewer service 10% R listings posted onto major websites like Here are a few of the other •  and Dollar Realty Group Inc – S Realtor.com, Homes.com, Trulia, Zillow, positives for obtaining a license. Flat fee MLS listing (IRC members etc. The MLS has information on all list- pay only at closing). ings past and present in the area includ- #4  he educational benefits from courses T •  herwin Williams Paint – up to 40% S ing solds and expireds. It makes checking offered and trade magazines and discount on paint. for comparable sales easy. MLS access can newsletters. only be obtained by dues paying Real- tors®, assistants to dues paying Realtors®, #5  ccess to the legal hotline to answer A and licensed real estate appraisers. A few all your real estate legal questions. Don’t Forget! Always bring your name badge people have asked me to let them be my assistant, but our local MLS has a limit #6  he technology hotline. They will T of 2 assistants per Realtor® because they know that people try to get around their actually spend hours fixing computer software issues online at no charge. to get the discounts. licensing rules. There is also a way to be what is known as a “Thompson Broker” continued on p9© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 2
  • 3. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. APRIL 2012 What to Do When a Former Don’t Miss a Tenant Owes You Money SIG Meeting! Your tenant left your rental apartment trashed, damaged and owing you money! Your tenant lied and took advantage of you. He may have skipped or you may have evicted 1st Monday him. In either case, he damaged your rental and cost you money! What do you do? Multifamily / Apartments First, set your emotions aside and spend a few minutes getting your ducks lined up. not owe you the rent until the rent is ac- tually due. Only charge him now for lost 2nd Monday Organize your ex-tenants file. Whether rent, as of the date of the move out state- Landlording you own one unit or a thousand; whether ment. If you wish, you may update the you manage your rentals full amount he owes each month time or part time, you are run- until the unit is re-rented or 2nd Tuesday ning a business. Any success- the lease expires. Discuss this Training with an Expert, ful business keeps well orga- issue with your attorney. FREE to Members nized, complete records. Your lease includes termina- Keep copies of all receipts tion and or no notice fees? I 3rd Tuesday required to repair the unit, often hear, “It is in my lease, IRC Breakfast with the Directors legal fees, unpaid rent, etc. he has to pay it.” The think- Complete a move out inspec- ing here is that if it is in the tion checklist, preferably with the tenant, if possible. Both lease it is binding. This is not necessarily true. Termination 4th Tuesday of you sign it. The move out and no notice fees may be le- Making Money with Rehabbing inspection will help you docu- gal in your state, and your ment the condition of your tenant may be held respon- unit and the debt he owes sible for them. With various 3rd Thursday you. If you are not completing state laws and recent case law IRC Main Meeting move in inspection checklists I highly recommend you have now, begin doing so with you next move your lease periodically reviewed by an at- in. This important step is often left out torney to make sure you are complying 4th Thursday “because I didn’t have time”. Take the with current law. If legal in your state, Special Topics: Training time. There is no excuse for not having termination and no notice fees may be a a complete move in inspection signed by great way to calculate all charges at the you and the tenant. time of move out, without having to add future rent as it comes due. Again, talk An emotionally charged issue with some with your attorney about this. landlords is charging through the lease. He signed a twelve month lease and Take pictures. A digital camera is im- skipped or was evicted after only six portant to your business. Move in pictures Be sure to wear your months. Does he owe you for the remain- are nice to have; move out pictures are a ing six months? The short answer is no, must have. The checklist and pictures Name Badge to each not yet. In many states, if you can not re- not only help document the condition of rent the unit before the end of the lease the unit, they may be helpful later if the SIG Group meeting! he will owe you the lost rent. But, he does continued on p8 If you’re looking to reach the Real Estate Industry here in Central Florida, you can’t do better than The RESource. Your ad will reach more than 2,200 each month with your message. Our production team are among some of the best designers in the country. We make you look GOOD! If you are ready to start, call Duane Williams NOW! Call 407-492-3492© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 3
  • 4. Keep your membership up to date! You’ll be surenot to miss the discounts and specials from our sponsors in the Community Buying Group. Renew your membership or join TODAY!
  • 5. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. MARCH 2012 Zillow report: Median Rent Prices on the Rise as Home Values Drop By Esther Cho Reprint from DSNews.com – 03/13/2012 W hile homes prices continue to be on the decline, rent prices are actually on the rise and showed a 3 percent increase from Janu- ary 2011 to January 2012, as opposed to Zillow Rent Index (ZRI). During the same period, home values fell 0.5 per- cent to $146,200, according to the Zil- low Home Value Index (ZHVI). home values dropped 8.1 percent. “The flourishing rental market is the sil- ver lining to the nation’s housing down- turn,” said Humphries. “We haven’t home values, which dropped 4.6 percent The states that saw the greatest year- had a good way to quantify what is hap- during that same period, according to over-year decline in home values were pening with rental rates until now, and the January Zillow Real Estate Market Nevada (-10.3), Illinois (-9.4), Georgia the inaugural Zillow Rent Index shows Reports released today. (-9.3), Washington (-7.8), and New Jer- us a healthy and growing rental market sey (-7.2), according to the ZHVI. across the majority of the country, even “While it seems that rents are rising at as home values continue to fall.” the expense of home values, the oppo- Based on the ZRI, the states with the site is true. A thriving rental market will greatest increases in median rent over Nationwide, foreclosures decreased by stimulate home sales as investors snap a year were New Jersey (+16.5), New 0.3 percent compared to the year be- up low-priced inventory to convert to York (+13.7), Kansas (+10.2), Indiana fore in January 2011, but went up 0.3 rentals,” said chief economist for Zillow (+10), and Michigan (+10.0). percent on a monthly basis compared to Dr. Stan Humphries in a release. December, with 8.4 out of every 10,000 The ZRI also showed year-over-year homes foreclosed upon in January 2012. To clear out the excess of unsold proper- gains for 69.2 percent of metropoli- ties, the federal government announced tan areas covered by the index. For the Foreclosure re-sales went up by 2 percent an REO Initiative in August 2011 to sell ZHVI, only 7.3 percent of metro areas over a year ending in January 2012 and rose homes owned by government agencies to saw increases in home values. by 1.4 percent compared to the month be- investors with the purpose of converting fore. Overall, foreclosure re-sales accounted them into rental units. The first block of For some metros, the increase in rent for 19.46 percent of all home sales in Janu- 2,490 REOs went to sale in February. and drop in home prices were closely ary, and Nevada had the highest percentage matched. In the Chicago metro, the of foreclosure re-sales at 49.65 percent. The When looking at rent prices on a month- ZRI went up 9.1 percent year-over-year, state also saw a yearly increase of 12.6 per- over-month basis, January’s median rent while home values fell 10.4 percent dur- cent for foreclosure re-sales. prices actually declined slightly, falling ing the same period. In the Minneapolis- 0.3 percent to $1,218, according to the St. Paul metro, rents rose 11 percent as KS - 8% increase on nice homes Join us for NETWORKING at the meeting after the meeting It convenes right after our monthly meeting at: Winter Park© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 5
  • 6. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. MARCH 2012 www.IRCFlorida.com www.Facebook.com/InvestorsResourceCenter,LLC www.Facebook.com/IRCFlorida Investors RESource Center, LLC • PO BOX 941658 Maitland, FL 32794 Phone: 407-831-2498 Pick up you “IRC Netwo r rking Broch at the next ure” get the mo meeting to Chuck Burt Karen McRainey st of your m PRESIDENT Newsletter Editor and gatheri eetings PH: 407-645-3540 Ph: 407-699-4781 ngs! Cell: 407-832-7226 FX: 407-574-6572 Fx: 407-644-9094 Email: ksmcrainey@yahoo.com Email: chuck@ircFlorida.com Fb: www.Facebook.com/chuckburt Rick Puglisi Director OF PUBLICITY Debbie Crawford PH: 386-316-7023 Tim Tolbert Director of Membership EMAIL: rickpuglisi@gmail.com DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY And IRC Board Secretary Ph: 407-831-2277 PH: 386-316-7024 Andy Tolbert Fx: 407-842-7669 EMAIL: Debbie@hrrp.org DIRECTOR PROGRAMING Email: tim@atmorflorida.com Cell: 407-842-7700 Fb: www.Facebook.com/2timtolbert Dennis Gaynor Fx: 407-842-7669 DIRECTOR OF MEMBER BENEFITS Email: Andy@IRCFlorida.com Duane Williams Ph: 407-309-7111 Website: www.AndyTolbert.com DIRECTOR OF NEWSLETTER Cell: 407-702-5409 Blog: www.seminolecountyforclosureblog.com Cell: 407-492-3492 Fx: 407-862-7715 Fb: www.Facebook.com/2andytolbert Email: duaneaeg@embarqmail.com Email: BuyerofHomes@hotmail.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/andytolbert Website: www.duanewilliamsonline.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/andytolbert Blog: Real Estate Talk America Wayne Gebhardt Fb: www.Facebook.com/duanewilliams.1 Director of Finance LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/duanewilliams PH: 407-353-6899 Plaxo: www.DUANEWILLIAMS7.myplaxo.com EMAIL: mgebhardt1@cfl.rr.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/duane22 Flikr: www.flickr.com/photos/duaneaeg Member of National Real Estate Investors The Investors RESource Center promotes practical knowledge of real Association & 2008 winner of Honor of estate investment through education, discussion and networking. Opinions Merit for Midsize Clubs: expressed are not necessarily those of the Investors RESource Center, LLC. While this publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative 1) Print Communication, 2) Membership, information with regard to the subject matter covered, it is published with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, 3) Electronic Communications and also 4) accounting or other professional advice. If legal, accounting or other expert professional assistance is required, the services of a competent professional Community Service. person should be sought. Nothing contained herein may be reproduced in whole or in part without express written consent of the publisher. Keep up to date with our latest opportunities by joining us on Facebook www.Facebook.com/IRCFlorida© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 407-831-2498 www.IRCFlorida.com 6
  • 7. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. MARCH 2012 IRC BUSINESS MEMBERS DIRECTORY ACCOUNTING / BOOKKEEPING INVESTOR / INVESTMENTS A M Business Solutions 386-295-2506 H.P. Investment Group 407-834-1325 J&T Investor Group 407-971-0013 ATTORNEY Mid-Florida Investments 407-366-3106 Alvarez Law Firm 407-970-2954 MJM Management Group, LLC 407-739-9110 Property Problem Solvers, LLC 407-207-2011 CABINETS & COUNTERTOPS Solid Real Estate Solutions, LLC 407-718-1208 Interior Solutions of Orlando 407-921-8500 Sunvest Homes, Inc 407-247-9337 DEBT REDUCTION / ELIMINATION MORTGAGES TPM & Associates 352-357-9310 Atmor Mortgage 407-448-9188 Capital Mortgage Financial Group FORECLOSURE & DATA SERVICES 407-275-5112 Foreclosures Daily 863-698-3550 Mortgage Prof. of C.F. 407-330-2855 IRSFL.com 407-299-2891 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Contractor – Lead Based Paint The Realty Center Southeast 407-637-8000 Creative Homes Paint & Renovation 407-645-1432 INVESTORLANDO REALTY 407-937-2200 CONTRACTORS / PROJECT MANAGERS & PERMITING PROPERTY REHABBER Alpha Construct II 407-722-6136 Absolute Property Solutions 407-797-3513 Castle Services Group Inc 407-645-3540 REAL ESTATE AGENTS Sunvest Homes Inc 407-247-9337 Andy Tolbert 407-448-4994 HARD MONEY / PRIVATE LENDERS Creative Homes 407-645-1432 Bridgewell Capital 407-447-1000 Invest Orlando Realty 407-937-2200 Private Banker 386-785-8446 Pro Investor Realty.com 718-490-6380 RE/Max Ocean Side 386-931-0485 HOME INSPECTION SERVICES Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc. 407-389-7318 ACS Home Inspection Services 407-862-8063 Janine Wooten / Weichert 407-620-5633 Marks Guaranteed Home Inspections 407-629-6640 Frank Holmes 407-454-2490 Performance Inspections 386-804-2605 Self-Directed I R A The Inspectagator 407-678-HOME Entrust 407-367-3472 INSURANCE SERVICES WHOLESALE PROPERTIES J Meyer Insurance Group 407-273-0230 Absolute Property Solutions 407-797-3513 INVESTOR / INVESTMENTS Blue Sky Properties 407-766-7627 American Equities Group, LLC 407-492-3492 First Alliance Capital 407-897-0911 Blue Sky Properties 407-766-7627 Seeds of Purpose, Inc 407-702-5409 Castle Properties Group LLC 407-645-3540 H.P. Investment Group 407-834-1325 Foreclosures Gone Wild 407-888-3255 Mid-Florida Investments 407-702-4900 Seeds of Purpose, Inc 407-702-5409 Premier Property Solutions 407-737-SELL Homes To Own 407-592-4166 Property Problem Solvers, LLC 407-207-2011 Sky Quest 407-424-7865© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 7
  • 8. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. MARCH 2012 Tenant Owes cont. from p3 claim against the Security Deposit you Now that you have your documents or- must mail a special letter titled: “Notice ganized, and have mailed the move out tenant gets creative with his description of Intention to Impose Claim Against Se- statement, do not just put the file away of the condition when he moved in and curity Deposit” within 30 days of the ten- somewhere and forget it. The money you when he moved out. ant’s move out. (Click Here to Download are owed is an asset. I can not tell you the letter) It must be sent via Certified how many times I have heard the com- Keep a log of all communications you Mail to the tenant’s last known address, ment, ”That bum will never pay his bill!” have with your tenant, especially any which very often is your rental. Failure to If you have a crystal ball that tells you he communication regarding him moving or do this will give your debtor the upper won’t pay his bill, maybe you should have paying his rent. If you do not have a log, hand, and you may be required to repay put it to use before he moved in. I can begin using one immediately for all your his deposit even though he actually owes tell you with confidence that this way if present and future tenants. you money! Keep your certified mail re- thinking is costing landlords millions of ceipt with your records. You may need dollars a year in lost profit. Once you have your records together, proof that you complied with the law. If complete a move out statement. Most the letter is returned un-received, keep it With little effort on your part you may likely your management software will in the file also. collect all or part of what you are owed. do this for you. The move out statement should include the names of everyone who A word of caution here: Some landlords Bill Gray is an independent consultant who signed the lease, the unit address, move are tempted to pile on, and exaggerate has been assisting landlords and property man- in/move out dates and a break down of the charges. While emotionally tempt- agement companies nationwide in addressing the charges. If a deposit was placed on the ing, it will do you no good in the end, the issue of tenant debt since 1997. unit you will show the deposit subtracted and it is not legal. Being fair and reason- from the total due. Florida law is explicit able in your charges will greatly increase Reprinted with permission by Paul Howard, on this point. If you intend to impose a your chances of recovering the debt. Florida Landlord Network, flalandlord.com You’ll Find Some Of The Best R/E Educators In The Country At The Irc Meeting! 3rd Thursday Of Each Month HousingPulse Survey Reveals More Investors Pursuing Short Sales By Esther Cho Reprint from DSNews.com – 03/13/2012 I nvestors are making it a practice to endure through obstacles that come with the discounted price of short sales and pursued them at a greater pace in February compared to previous The percentage of investors buying homes climbed from 20.9 percent of all transac- tions in September 2011 to 24.2 percent of all transactions in February 2012, ac- cording to the survey. The investor share In contrast, the number of short sale pur- chases from homeowners has waned since September. This trend is largely driven by long-approval times from mortgage servicers and unpredictable closing dates, months, according to the latest results of of short sales also rose, going from 25.9 according to the survey. the monthly Campbell/Inside Mortgage percent to 30.6 percent during the same Finance HousingPulse Tracking Survey. six-month period.© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 8
  • 9. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. MARCH 2012 License cont. from p2 Cease and Desist orders from the State properties, do not get a license at least in #7  bility to show properties to yourself A for the “investment activities” that the beginning. Do a few deals and find without needing another sales were really just unlicensed brokerage out if real estate investing is really what associate to accompany you. A big activities. Read Chapters 475.01 and you want to do. After a few deals, then obstacle if you are making lots of 475.011, Florida Statutes for what you can decide if you want to take the offers on listed properties. constitutes brokerage activities and step of getting a license. Having the li- who is exempt. cense is not for everyone, and there are #8  avorable income tax rules regarding F plenty of successful investors that do not active vs. passive income and tax #4  isclosure of your real estate license D have a license. I have found it is better to write-offs. (Ask your CPA.) to potential buyers and sellers. Some get a license if you are doing many trans- “gurus” say this is a negative. To me actions on a regular basis or if you have a #9  ou can offer to list properties that Y it is actually a positive. Why would a large portfolio of properties that you are do not make sense to purchase as an seller or buyer want to deal with some working with. The more volume you do, investment. Many times we offer to unlicensed investor (who might just be the more you probably need the license. buy the property first and then list the a scam artist) when they can deal with It does not necessarily need to be you that property second - depending on the someone that is regulated by the State obtains the license though. I know many deal of course. of Florida? I use this argument all the investment teams where a spouse, parent, time when buying property and helps child, friend, or employee gets the license. Now, for the negatives for me clinch the deal. obtaining a license. I hope this article has been enlightening to #5  ourts may hold sales associates to a C you. I do recommend that everyone take #1  ducational requirements - pre- E “higher standard” then they would a the real estate pre-licensing course. You licensing, post-licensing, continuing non-sales associate. Another “guru” can take it at many of the local community education, and several tests are negative for not getting a license. colleges or real estate schools or even on- mandatory. However if you are doing lots of line. Even if you never get a real estate li- deals and are advertising yourself as cense, the course goes over many of the ba- #2  he costs in both time and money T a professional investor, you are going sics of real estate, the contract, and Florida for the license, the application, and to be held to a higher standard than a law. The course can be a real eye-opener to annual dues with the State, the board layperson anyway. If you go to court, investors. I have talked to a few investors of Realtors®, and the MLS. You only you still lose time and money even that took the course and then realized that need to join the board of Realtors® if if you prevail. Most of the people they had been breaking the law for years you want access to the MLS though; that I know who have been sued by and did not even know it. you can still legally get paid a a seller or buyer or partner in a bad commission without joining the board real estate investment deal did not If you need help determining whether or of Realtors®. have a license. And often they got not you should get a real estate license, feel sued because they were ignorant of free to call me and we can discuss your situ- #3  aving to abide by the State real H the various laws regarding real estate ation. Until next time... happy investing. estate laws and the board of Realtors® - laws that get taught in the pre- Code of Ethics. Just because you are licensing real estate 101 class. Rob Arnold, licensed real estate broker with unlicensed does not mean that you Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc. can be do not have to abide by the State So what is my advice on getting a license? reached at 407-389-7318 or laws. Plenty of investors have gotten If you do not plan on listing and showing www.SDRhouses.com If you are ready to start, call Duane Williams NOW! Call 407-492-3492 If you’re looking to reach the Real Estate Industry here in Full Page $175/mo., 7.5”w x 10”D or 8.5x11 with full bleed Central Florida, you can’t do better than The RESource. 2/3rd Page $150/mo., 5”w x 10”D, 7.5”w x 6.25’D Your ad will reach more than 2,200 each month with your 1/2 Page $125/mo., 7.5”w x 4.5”D, 5” w x 6.5”D message. Our production team are among some of the 1/3rd Page $95/mo., 5”w x 5”D 1/4th Page $75/mo., 5” w x 4” D, 3.7”w x 5”D best designers in the country. 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  • 10. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. APRIL 2012 Don’t miss the roll out of the new Membership and Education Program at Thursday’s Meeting! You will learn about our Great New Membership Benefit and Education Program. Our new Education Program with training classes each month includes: • 1st Tuesday each month Training • 2nd Tuesday each month Training with an Expert – FREE to all paid members • 4th Thursday each month Training© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 10
  • 11. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. NaREIA, 2008 Top National Newsletter & Print Media Award Winner, Mid-size Association. MARCH 2012 APRIL NEW MEETING TIMES: Doors open at 6pm and meetings start at 6:30pm KEEP YOUR NEWSLETTER COMING Remember to pay your membership at the meeting! SIGroups Calendar Thursday, March 15th • 5:30 – 6:00 PM – DON’T MISS THE MEETING BEFORE THE MEETING New Location 3rd Tuesday of Each Month: 1st Monday of Each Month: IRC Breakfast with the Directors Multifamily / Apartments Apr 17 / May 15 Apr 2 / May 7 9:00 AM. Denny’s at Lee Rd. and I-4. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. SoNapa Restaurant (Old Steak & Ale) 640 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland, 32751 4th Tuesday of Each Month: Led by Bob Bowman  • 321-239-0647 • bobbowman@cfl.rr.com Making Money with Rehabbing Apr 24 / May 22 2nd Monday of Each Month: 6:30 pm. Denny’s located Lee Road and I-4 Landlording Co-leaders, Ron Smith and Brian Sullivan Apr 9 / May 14 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 3rd Thursday of Each Month: Denny’s Altamonte Springs, 2 blocks east of I-4 on 436. Contact Robin Butler at 407-599-4446 or robinbutler585@earthlink.net  IRC Main Meeting Apr 19 / May 17 NeW!! FREE TO MEMBERS Doors open at 5:30 pm Winter Park Civic Center. 1050 W. Morse Blvd. Winter Park, FL 2nd Tuesday of Each Month: Training with an Expert NeW!! SPECIAL TOPICS Apr 10 / May 8 4th Thursday of Each Month: 6:30 pm. Denny’s Altamonte Springs, 2 blocks east of I-4 on 436. Training Apr 26 / May 24 6:30 pm. Onier HD Realty office, 1499 W State Road 434, Longwood 32750 Contact Tim Tolbert at 407-831-2277© 2012 IRC All Right Reserved. Quotation and reprint are not allowed without written permission of the publisher. 407-831-2498 • www.IRCFlorida.com 11
  • 12. IRC ORLANDO CALENDAR OF EVENTS M A R C H / A P R I L 2 0 1 2 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY1 2 NEW LOCATION 3 4 5 6 7 Multifamily / Apartments 6:30 – 8:30 pm SoNapa 640 S Orlando Av, Maitland 32751 (Old Steak & Ale)8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Landlording Training with an Expert, 6:30pm AAGO FREE to Members Denney’s 436 & I-4 6:30 pm. Denny’s Altamonte Springs Altamonte Springs15 16 17 18 19 20 21 IRC Breakfast IRC with the Directors Main Meeting 9:00am 5:30 - 6pm Mini-Seminar, Denny’s at Lee Rd. 6 - 7:30pm Meeting & News, and I-4. 7:45 - 9pm Main speaker22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Making Money with Rahabbing SPECIAL TOPICS 6:30 pm. Denny’s Training Altamonte Springs Topic: TBA I-4 & 43629 30 1 2 3 4 56 7 NEW LOCATION 8 9 10 11 12 Multifamily / Apartments Training with an Expert, 6:30 – 8:30 pm FREE to Members SoNapa 640 S Orlando 6:30 pm. Denny’s Av, Maitland 32751 Altamonte Springs (Old Steak & Ale)13 14 15 16 17 18 19 IRC Breakfast IRC Landlording with the Directors Main Meeting 6:30pm AAGO 9:00am 5:30 - 6pm Mini-Seminar, Denney’s 436 & I-4 Denny’s at Lee Rd. 6 - 7:30pm Meeting & News, Altamonte Springs and I-4. 7:45 - 9pm Main speaker20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Making Money with Rahabbing SPECIAL TOPICS 6:30 pm. Denny’s Training Altamonte Springs Topic: TBA I-4 & 43627 28 29 30 31 NEWSLETTER design provided by www. RiverCityConsulting .com