August 6th, 2020
Why NOW is the best time to get started
in note investing
(Plus the basics of seller financing)

            Like every other strategy in real estate investing, investing in (or flipping) notes and mortgages as a distinct ‘cycle’. When note holders are worried about the economy—say, because there’s a 5.5% nationwide mortgage default rate, or 10% of Americans are unemployed—they get more anxious to sell, and at better prices.

            That makes right now a great time to get started in this business, which coincidentally can be done 100% at home, with a phone and laptop, and never requires visiting a property. And the world’s leading expert in how to DO the note business from your kitchen table is Donna Bauer, who started that way herself, about 1,000 deals ago.

            Register for our online meeting August 6th, and she’ll share how you can do it too; Join us at 7:30 pm or at 6 for our early workshop about the basics of “Seller Financing” by clicking this link.


You need a community of like-minded investors more than ever...

And We're Here for You!

It's an interesting time to be a real estate investor...lots of challenges to deal with and lots of opportunities to grab.

Our members have...well, THOUSANDS of years of combined experience in 'good' markets and 'bad', and we're working day and night to make sure you get the information you need to survive and thrive in the current crazy climate...

Plus, we know how much you value NETWORKING with like-minded people, so...

COREE's meetings are continuing uninterrupted (but online, of course), including our regular 1st Tuesday of the month meetings, and our AWESOME members-only focus groups.

If you're a member, you'll get links and passwords to all of our focus group meetings, regular meetings, and special meeting via email, so make sure we have your BEST email.

If you're not a member, become one! Click HERE for our inexpensive, satisfaction guaranteed membership options. 

Wherever you are in the world or in your career, you're welcome!



COREE: A Community Just for You!

We're More Than Just a "Real Estate Investors Association": 
We're a Community OF Real Estate Entrepreneurs, 
FOR Real Estate Entrepreneurs!

     Central Ohio Real Estate Entrepreneurs is the Columbus area's largest, fastest-growing, most excited and exciting community of real estate investors, landlords, wholesalers, retailers, creative buyers, lease/option aficionados and more.

     Our community is open to new and experienced wealth builders who value:

  • The immense local, in-the-trenches knowledge and experience contained within our community
  • Both introductory and in-depth training on a variety of potential strategies 
  • Education about tactics AND ethics, hows AND whys, benefits AND risks
  • Sharing resources from knowledge to referrals with fellow members
  • The support and confidence that a group of like-minded, prosperity-focused can give you in starting or growing your real estate business

         Yes, COREE gives you tons of money-making, locally-based education about how to make more money in real estate investing. But what's REALLY valuable is the sense of community you get with other Columbus-area landlords, wholesalers, retailers, note investors, and the people who provide services to them.

     Got questions about neighborhoods? Need contractor recommendations? Have a deal to sell, or need to buy one? Need to learn to do your first deal, or to build your little real estate business into a big one? Or just want to hang with awesome people who believe as strongly as you do that real estate investing is an awesome business?

     Our main meetings are open to the public and your first meeting is always FREE; download a first-time guest pass to our next main meeting by clicking any main meeting announcement in the right column.

Join us and see...COREE is a community you can't do without!


July 2nd:
How to Hire and Manage Virtual Assistants
Best Strategies for Wholesaling RIGHT NOW

            And the ‘new normal’ rolls on for real estate entrepreneurs…as does the down-to-earth “How to Make the Recession Skip Your Household” education that REIAGC provides.

            At this week’s meeting, we’ll hear from a panel of active wholesalers in the region about how they’re making money, what’s working best for them in all aspects of their business, and what they expect in the months and years to come.

            Plus, we’ll take the opportunity of the online format to show you EXACTLY HOW to hire a virtual assistant to answer your phones, research your properties, get your lists…whatever you need.

            To get your link for this online meeting, Click HERE.



June 18th  (online)
Two of the BEST Strategies in a Recessionary Real Estate Market--
One for BUYING, One for SELLING

               When you’re a real estate entrepreneur, there’s no such thing as a “bad” real estate market—but, yeah, some things work better when the market is ‘hot’, and other things work better when markets are ‘cold’.

               In our continuing mission to get you ready to prosper, stimulate the local economy, and help buyers and sellers get past problems that they can’t solve themselves, we’re bringing you expert advice on TWO important recessionary market tactics: Short Sales, and Repair for Equity Deals.

               Click here to get the whole agenda and your link to join…

“Ask the Expert” “Tables” are Back, and 
Here’s How you use them…

               We have sooooo much experience and expertise stored up among our members that there’s zero reason for you to struggle with concepts, deals, hurdles, or anything else that’s stopping you from building wealth and income in your real estate investing journey

               We’ll connect you with any of 5 veteran real estate investors at our pre-meeting “ask the expert” zoom meeting at 5 pm on June 18th, and you can ask any question you want, no matter how basic, or complicated, you think it is.

               You’ll log in, pick the room that’s right for you and ask away…AND learn from the questions of others.

               It’s for members only, so there’s a separate link to register HERE. If you’re not a member, and you want to take advantage of this opportunity, plus our powerful haves and wants online meeting, our many focus groups, and our other ‘members only’ benefits, find out how to join for just $25 a month HERE.



Thursday, June 4th
Only Attend This Meeting if 
You’re Worried About Retiring Rich, 
And Cutting Your Taxes…

Note change of date! We’re on Thursday, not Tuesday…

            Real estate investing is well-known for being a “tax advantaged” investment, but not too many people know about the two BIGGEST tax advantages: getting to build wealth by paying ZERO taxes, at least for a while, by investing in “Opportunity Zones” and by using the money in your self-directed IRA to do deals…

            You should attend this meeting if:

  1. You’re already buying properties in distressed areas—or plan to—but aren’t getting the huge tax breaks offered by the opportunity zone program
  2. You have a retirement plan that’s getting you crazy-low returns, and you need to boost those right away
  3. You don’t have a retirement plan, and you know you need one, and you need to start with a small contribution and build it FAST
  4. You know people with money in retirement plans, and you want to learn to work with them to to fund YOUR deals

            ‘Cause that’s what you’re gonna learn.

            Members and first-time guests are free; returning guests pay $35 (or, just take advantage of our super-cheap monthly online membership and get this meeting, plus a complete basic real estate education course, plus additional, education-packed special-interest focus group meeting every single week)…

            Because this meeting is via GoToMeeting, you MUST pre-register HERE to get your link to join!



May 21st (online)
How to Make Sure the Recession Doesn’t Happen to You
Plus Running Your Rentals the High-Tech, Low Touch Way
AND “Ask the Experts” Your Biggest Questions…

               What’s your plan for the next 2 years?

               Is it to hunker down, cut costs, and hope for the best?

               Or is it to grab the opportunities to help sellers, partner with other investors, house Americans, and end the recession with MORE wealth and income for you and your family than you have right now?

               Our May 21 meeting brings you advice from super-seasoned experts in “Recession Investing” and how to convert your rental business to a higher-tech, more hands-off operation (yes, even if you’re not a mogul or a geek).

               Click here to get the whole agenda and your link to join…

“Ask the Expert” Tables are Back, and 
Here’s How you use them…

               Other than the chance to meet in person and build relationships with like-minded people, the thing members have missed most about our meeting is our ‘ask the expert’ tables, where you can get YOUR most pressing, or oddball, or bothersome questions answered by folks with decades of real-life experience.

               Well, they’re back.

               On May 21st, we’re holding a pre-meeting Zoom that’s just for that purpose. With 5 experts on topics ranging from wholesaling to creative finance to notes to rehabs, you’ll pick the room that’s right for you and ask away…AND learn from the questions of others.

               It’s for members only, so there’s a separate link to register HERE.



Thursday May 7th 
(yes, you read that right, THURSDAY, May 7th)

The Necessary Art of Estimating Repair Costs 
Plus: Flipping in a Recession

         We’re changing things up by holding our May meeting in conjunction with our sister group, REIA of Greater Cincinnati (S.K.A. “COREE South”) on THURSDAY (instead of our usual Tuesday meeting day)…

         …But we’re also bringing you the hardcore education you’ve come to expect from COREE, with sessions on how the “quick cash” strategies of wholesaling and retailing work, and how they work differently in a soft market, plus the always-important topic of how to estimate rehab costs correctly…

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      As always, members and first time guests are free, and returning guests pay just $35*.

     Since this is an online meeting, ya GOTTA pre-register so we can get you a link. Do that, and get the complete agenda, HERE.

*Better yet, check out our new monthly online membership option at that tab at the top of the page that says “Join Now”. It’s cheaper than paying by the meeting, AND gets you access to our 7 awesome focus groups, AND gets you free Ohio Real Estate Contracts, AND gets you a $997 beginner’s course at no charge. In fact, there’s no downside at all—just your opportunity to connect with the people and information you need to thrive!




April 16th: Special invitation for COREE members to attend for FREE

The Legendary Pete Fortunato How to Swap Your Way to What You Want…

              What have you heard about Pete Fortunato?

              That he’s brilliant? An incredible deal-maker? Thinks so far outside the box that he’s completely forgotten that there IS a box?

              It’s all true, and if there’s one blessing to this whole virus mess, it’s that we’ve managed to wedge ourselves into his ordinarily too-busy-to-present schedule, for 90 whole minutes, where he’ll talk about ‘exchanging’ (but not 1031 exchanging, that’d be too vanilla)—using ‘currency’ (but not dollars, that’s be too easy) you don’t even know you have to get properties, options, notes, and other things you really want.

              Anyway, this is an amazing opportunity to learn from perhaps the most brilliant real estate/deal structuring mind alive today, and since it’s online, you’ll need a link to join in. Get that HERE.


April 7th  [Online]

What You Need in a Fast-Changing Market:
1. Up-to-the-second information
2. Experienced advice
3. The support of a like-minded community

And guess what we’re bringing you on April 7th?

     So here are two skills that become big deals when the market slows down: negotiating win-win creative finance deals with sellers, and understanding how to evaluate properties when there are a lot fewer comparables, and prices are dropping.

     Our April 7th meeting covers BOTH of those topics, with creative deal-making genius Bill Cook talking about how to help sellers and get amazing, no-qualifying financing and Vena Jones-Cox teaching a workshop on property evaluation in a slow market. Between them, they have well over 50 years’ experience in hot markets and cold.

      You’ll also get the chance to buy and sell deals, and check out our member deal of the month.

     This meeting is a ‘guest night’ where the usual $35 guest fee is WAIVED, but because it’s online and you have to have a link to get in, you have to register (and get the details) HERE.


March 3rd:
AirBnB for Investors
Plus The Top 10 Reasons Wholesalers Fail...

     On March 3rd , we’re showing off some of COREE’s most innovative and successful members—and they’re coming to help YOU understand how to follow in their footsteps (and avoid their mistakes!) in strategies like Air BnB properties, and wholesaling.

     Our community is here to help you be successful, by sharing knowledge, resources, and life lessons from over 800 members with local experience in the real estate investing business. Whether you’re a brand-new investor or a seasoned pro looking to network with others, come check out this exciting group.

The entire agenda (including our free dinner and 6 p.m. early workshop for all investors) is at LINK; you can also RSVP or download a free first-time guest pass there!


February 15th:
All-day workshop!

The Secrets of Investing 
in Self-Storage with Scott Meyers

    Self-storage facilities are the hottest sector of the real estate market that you’ve never thought about. The market has doubled in the past decade, and is expected to double again in the next 10-12 years!

     Best of all, it provides that passive cash flow we all want, without the drama and cost that comes with residential tenants. 

     If you want to know more—lots more—join self-storage do-ru Scott Meyers as he shares an investment that gives you tons of passive income, can be operated remotely, and is accessible to even new investors, get to this event!

     Members and guests register HERE


Scott Meyers is the principal in over 30 self-storage facilities totaling more than 7,000 units!

February 4th:

Curious About Commercial Properties?
Looking for Partners, Deals, Money?
Or Just Want to Meet Like-Minded People?
Join us February 4th...

      If you're serious about making real estate a serious part of your income, you need to get with the local community that's here to educate, support, and help Central Ohio Real Estate Entrepreneurs grow their businesses quickly, safely, and ethically.

      At our February 4th meeting, nationally known self-storage investor Scott Meyers joins us to share his experiences in this passive income strategy, plus share what you have to offer (and what you're looking for) at our early meeting.

      You'll also get the chance to meet and network with 150 like-minded colleagues, find resources you need for your business, and, who knows? Maybe even do a deal or two. 

      Members and first-time guests are free; RSVP or get your free first-time guest pass HERE.

      If you're investing in, or interested in investing in, Columbus-area real estate, you're welcome here!



January 11th
There’s No Better Way to Spend a Day

Than Using it to Plan Your
More Successful, More Fulfilling Business.
Oh, Wait, Yes there Is…

            You can spend it guided by one of the most respected success coaches in the real estate business. Oh, and it could be cheap, too.

            Find out all about him, and it, HERE.

January 7th:
What if Your Real Estate Business in 2020
Was More Profitable AND Easier AND More Fun?

            Success in real estate isn’t just about the money in the bank: it’s about whether you’re enjoying it, and fulfilled by it, and working on the parts of it that are most productive AND the most within your “genius zone” (yeah, you have one).

            If you’re looking to build a business that doesn’t just produce wads of cash, but also contributes to the world, and your community, and that you’re excited to be part of every day, take an evening to learn exactly how to create THAT business in 2020.

            Our super-special guest speaker, Shaun McCloskey, has literally coached the most successful real estate investors in the U.S.—names you’d know, and people with businesses you want for yourself—in this process. It’s been 2 years since he’s made an appearance at a local Real Estate Association, so this is a “don’t miss” event.

            Whether you’re brand new, or have a real estate business that isn’t…quite…what you’d hoped for, you’ll leave this meeting with a plan to build a business you’ll love, instead of just one that meets your financial needs. RSVP or get a first-time guest pass HERE

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