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SFBAREIA Message Board › You are invited to The SFBAREIA Febuary Social Mixer

You are invited to The SFBAREIA Febuary Social Mixer

Christy T.
user 10438138
Group Organizer
San Francisco, CA
SFBAREIA Social Mixer
Thursday February 7, 2013
from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Vinyl Room
221 Park Rd.
Burlingame, CA 94010

Dear Real Estate Moguls,

You are invited the the San Francisco Bay Area Real
Estate Investors Association Mixer.

This is an excellent opportunity to pass out business cards and rub shoulders with
the movers and shakers in the real estate business. Team SFBAREIA will be there
to share ideas and answer questions.

The people who attend our mixers are by far what make us stand out from other real
estate groups. Our attendees are not your average mixer crowd. Who should attend
The SFBAREIA Mixers?

- Real Estate Investors

- Real Estate Agents

- Mortgage Brokers

- Title & Escrow Agents

- Home Inspectors

- Attorneys & CPAs

- Landlords

- Property Managers

- Contractors

- Hard Money & Private Lenders

- Burned out Stock Investors

- Frustrated CD Investors

- Anyone Who Wants to Buy a Home or Use Real Estate as a Vehicle to Create
Serious Wealth, Security & Freedom for Themselves

Use this event as a way to create new partnerships, meet new contacts or just find
people to inspire you to succeed to the next level in your financial goals!

Guest Speaker- Gary DiGrazia, Sr/Probate Agent/Investor

Gary has 30 years in the Real Estate business and is currently
an agent with ReMax Accord in Northern California. Since 1987 Gary has been buying
and selling Probates as both an Investor and agent. He currently works in the San
Francisco Bay Area (East Bay) and deals in the $250K to $400K range. He averages
$25K to $50K (Level 1-4) profit with his probate flips and also earns on Probates
(Level 2-3) he can't purchase at the proper discount. He teaches 4 Levels of Income
Opportunity for Investors and Agents with Probates.

The Contra Costa Times, Inter City Express Legal News, and radio Talk Shows for
what he does have interviewed him. In the early 90's Gary spoke at the John Beck
Seminars for Investors and was asked by John to put in writing what he does (Diamond
Farming). John Reed (Real Estate Investors Monthly) devoted a complete Chapter in
his best selling Real Estate book (Real Estate Deals which Make Sense) on what Gary
does with Probates and is one of a few Real Estate "Gurus" John Reed recommends.

Since 1992, Gary has sold his "Diamond Farming" Probate Investing system in just
about every State in the Country along with Canada and the UK. He only deals with
probates and earns his living buying and selling Probates. He hasn't done seminars
since 1992 other than a few Investments Clubs as he spends 90% of his time buying
and selling Probates. More Info on Gary @­

Would you like more recognition in the real estate community?
TEAM SFBAREIA will be nominating directors for 2013. Members who would like to take
on certain rolls and ensure our guest and attendees are receiving value from attending
our events. In order for us to recognize your hard work and efforts you'll earn
FREE speaking engagements, business showcase and business spotlights. Send us an
email at­ and we will determine if you are a good fit for

Newest addition to TEAM SFBAREIA:

- Nicholas Graauge

- Jose Valle

Newest SFBAREIA member for the month of January:

- Kt

- Andrew Warring

- Derald

- Sean

- Kyle Toffey

- John McGraw

- Craig Smith

- Patrick

- Paul Bryzek

- Lily

- Pete Asmus

Want To Become A Sponsor?
TEAM SFBAREIA is looking for sponsors to expand your networking opportunities. Advertise
and promote your business to our audience at events and social media sites. Learn
about the opportunities of speaking engagements, featured webinar time, business
showcase and business spotlight. If you're interested in filling out an application
send us an email at­  and we will determine if you are a good fit

The San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Investments Association is an organization
focused on Networking to find and build your power team. We bring real estate investors
together to get deals done by developing actionable investment plans that will lead
to financial independence to you and your family.


About the Organizer:
My mission is to be a valuable service in the Greater Bay Area through protecting
and growing your real estate business. As part of my business services, I assists
real estate investors in seeking unlimited advise from legal experts to set up the
right entity for your corporation, draft operating agreements, review purchase agreements,
and much more. I provide access to legal experts through helping individuals and
families protect their real estate assets, ensure their loved ones are cared for
in their absence, and that their wishes are ultimately followed.

Most of us can be very reluctant to pick up the phone to seek advice and have contracts
reviewed by legal experts because it can be very costly. What if I told you that
there is a legal service that existed with dedicated law firms nationwide at a
fraction of what they traditionally cost?

As rewarding as it is working in the real estate industry it can be very risky as
well. So I decided to educate the real estate community on how important it is to
never ignore the legal aspect of your business.

I put clients' interests first and find tailored solutions that are appropriate
for that particular client. By doing so, clients can go about their daily lives
and run their businesses with a greater sense of security and peace of mind, knowing
that they have the proper plan for their long term goals.

Thank you for your attention and response. TEAM SFBAREIA is looking forward to seeing
you at the November Mixer. Please share this event with your friends. It only takes
five seconds and could be a huge help in expanding your networking possibilities.


Christy-Ann Olivares
SFBAREIA Organizer­


When asked about the hardest part of running a small business, 29% of small
business owners say it's dealing with legal issues.

This outranks other responses including managing profit at 26%, and staying ahead
of the competition at 19%.

Specifically, here are the Top Five legal areas identified as of most

* Contract negotiations
* Real estate transactions
* Corporate compliance
* Debt collection
* Incorporation issues

These issues come into play as businesses enter into new contracts, hire new employees
while staying compliant with HR and employment laws and also upgrade to new office

"As small business owners take bigger risks and start spending again to capitalize
on new opportunities, staying on top of potential legal issues is more important
than ever," says Charley Moore, executive chairman of Rocket Lawyer. "Adapting
from a mindset of preservation to one of growth means business owners have to be
aware of their legal opportunities as well as risks."

I suggests a trio of strategies that can help small business owners mitigate their
legal risk(s).

1. Avoiding IRS red flags can help small businesses steer clear of a tax audit.
Even though relatively few small businesses were audited last year (1% of corporations
with less than $10 million in revenue were audited last year according to the IRS),
the Rocket Lawyer survey found that a significant portion of small businesses (40%)
say that they are more fearful of an IRS audit than any other legal issue.

"As small business owners take bigger risks and start spending again to capitalize
on new opportunities, staying on top of potential legal issues is more important
than ever."

Common red flags include misclassifying employees as independent contractors and
declaring higher than average business related meal and entertainment expenses,
among others.

2. Learning contract negotiating skills is a must for small business owners. Tax
audits cause a significant amount of trepidation, but they aren't the most common
legal issue faced by small business owners. According to the survey, out of the
52% of small business owners who faced legal complications in 2011, the most common
problem concerned contracts, and more specifically, failure to collect money that
was owed.

3. Document, document, documentOf any small business ownership group, staffing company
owners are probably among the most diligent when it comes to documenting and putting
in writing things such as employment agreements, independent contractor agreements,
nondisclosure agreements, and the rest, but here's your friendly reminder. If there's
any doubt, the agreement should be on paper with both parties' signatures. A verbal
agreement is very hard to prove in a court of law, so having a written agreement
is an inexpensive way for small business owners to avoid legal hassle.

Call 650-544-4250[/url] for your FREE 45 "Discovery Session"
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