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Austin REIA Networking Special Interest Group

Topic: Foreclosures!  Meet and a Pre-foreclosure Case Study: A stamp + $10 option fee = $105,163.10

Guest Speakers: Bill Bucuk and Matt Hudson.

About The Presentation

Learn from your peers! Matt will disclose top tips about how to better leverage as an investor platform and hear from Bill how he turned a stamp into $105K!

About the Guest Speakers: 

Matt Hudson is currently a Gold Investor Associate with in Austin, TX.  Matt works day in and day out with investors to help them find quality opportunities for investment on the platform.  In addition, Matt’s duties include helping investors sell properties on the platform as well.  Matt’s background is in REO, where he has led teams of Asset Managers for years at such places as Bankers Asset Management, American Home Mortgage and Corelogic respectively. He would be happy to help you market any assets you would like to market on the platform or help you find a great opportunity for flipping or to buy and rent.  Please contact Matt at [masked] anytime.

Bill Bucuk will present the details of a unique foreclosure deal that was closed and flipped in 100 days for a profit in excess of $100k. He will cover the benefits of partnering with other investors, and specifics of how the deal was structured to be a win for all parties. Bill lives in NW Austin, and has been real estate investing for more than a decade. His background includes experience in wholesale contract assignment, buy & hold rentals, HUD investor homes, fix & flip rehab, short sales and mobile homes. He actively pursues leads and wholesale deals in Austin and surrounding areas including Cedar Park, Lakeway, Round Rock and Georgetown.

About the Event:

Our meeting will focus on NETWORKING!

Networking is one of the main keys to building your RE Investor business.

It only takes one person, one opportunity, and one deal to change your life.

During this meeting we'll make sure you network with everyone there. Don't worry if you are afraid to talk to people :) - We'll make sure you are in a safe, comfortable environment. After all, introverts sometimes make the best networkers.

Our goal is to put money with deals meaning if you have money and you're looking for a deal, you'll find it at this meeting and if you have a deal and you're looking for money, you'll find it at this meeting. This event will be fun and valuable.

Bonus: We will also be hosting the "Big Cheese" aka light appetizers during our happy hour meeting at Blackfinn!

Plus, there is plenty of FREE parking in the nearby covered garage.

Appetizers are sponsored by Listing Spark and!

Listing Spark is a technology based real estate brokerage that provides sellers with MLS access, ads on Zillow, trulia,, etc, high quality professional photography, digital lockbox with showing information and much more.  Sellers manage their listing from a password protected account and receive automated email notifications of any listing activity.  We offer all of this for just $4.99 a day (billed on a monthly basis) with a one time $150 transaction fee paid at closing, as well as the ability to cancel anytime. is the nation's leading online real estate marketplace and has sold $26 billion of property since inception. At, we believe that bringing buyers and sellers together with an easy, transparent platform yields the true value of any real estate asset, whether it be a luxury home, a multi-story Class A office building, an entry-level foreclosed home, or a self-storage facility. Our approach is simple: bring quality assets to the market, make all prospective buyers aware of the property through world-class marketing, and use state-of-the-art technology in a transparent online marketplace. Buyers get a fair last look on each property. Sellers have confidence that the price they receive reflects the true market value. We do this in collaboration with buyers’ and sellers’ agents to ensure that everyone gets the information needed to ensure a satisfying experience and optimal outcome. All this in a streamlined, customer-friendly approach that—in most cases—goes from auction to close in 60 days!

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  • Amin S.

    Hi Guys, this was a great event with dynamic and vibrant members. Kudos to the organizers, presenters and special thanks to the sponsors. I am excited to enter into the real-estate investment area. I am invited by another meetup group "Austin Technology Forum for Realtors and Brokers" to speak at their seminar. My topic is IDX website and how can brokers and realtors make money from their own website instead of paying for it.

    1 · January 8, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    A great meeting with great people, and excellent presentations. When I introduced myself and said I had just moved to Austin, someone declared, “What took you so long?” I think I agree with that sentiment and greatly appreciate all of the advice and welcomes I received. I look forward to seeing everyone in the future.

    1 · January 8, 2014

    • Uriel C.

      I hope the airline found your luggage. Keep in touch. It's going to be great having you around.

      January 8, 2014

  • Stacy M.

    Great to meet everyone last night and look forward to building some great relationships and working with everyone!

    January 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good people who "get on with it", in business.

    January 7, 2014

  • Amin N.

    Awesome show cases last night

    January 7, 2014

  • Bill B.

    Super active crowd. Great event !

    3 · January 6, 2014

    • Uriel C.

      Great presentation Bill.

      1 · January 7, 2014

    • Guillermo G.

      Bill: Awesome presentation on this case study. Really shows how far an investor needs to go out of his way to make a deal work. I guess persistence really makes success

      1 · January 7, 2014

  • Hayat S.

    What a great networking and informative meeting. Great presentation by Bill Bucuk. Thank you Bill for inviting me.
    Look forward to the next meeting.

    1 · January 7, 2014

  • Uriel C.

    Looking forward to connecting with area wide investors.

    2 · January 5, 2014

    • Eddie W.

      Uriel...great meeting you. Looking for great things from you.

      1 · January 6, 2014

    • Uriel C.

      The pleasure was mine, Eddie. I May need your knowledge in order to accomplish great things.

      1 · January 7, 2014

  • Elizabeth Q.

    Very proud to announce that is our 2nd sponsor and therefore making all the appetizers free to attendees. Look forward to seeing all of you tomorrow.

    3 · January 5, 2014

    • Uriel C.

      Great meetup. Thanks for the artichoke dip. Next one is one me

      2 · January 7, 2014

  • Eddie W.

    Tremendous group of like minded entrepreneurs...Let's make a difference in '14!

    2 · January 6, 2014

  • Joe S.

    Enjoyed the meeting, very informative.

    2 · January 6, 2014

  • Joe S.

    Great 1st meeting with you, I am excited about all the potential that was in the room.

    2 · January 6, 2014

  • Hugo Y.

    nice meeting with you

    1 · January 6, 2014

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  • Texas Independent Insurance

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  • Longhorn Investments

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  • Love Austin Homes

    Real Estate Training, Coaching & Mentoring in the Austin area

  • Hippie Hollow Homes

    Experienced team of real estate investors that can help you sell fast

  • Texas Title

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