What we're about

Thank you for checking us out! Please check out our webpage at http://www.lcpia.org . There you can sign up for special events, or sign up to become a member! This is a group of people who enjoy teaching, educating, networking and supporting fellow real estate investors. We offer a monthly "Real Estate 101" class and Open Networking prior to our meetings. We invite a variety of guest speakers every month, who cover a range of topics, including Landlord's Rights, Energy Savings for your apartment buildings, eviction process, education for landlords, and more. Guest speakers include other real estate investors, Lake County officials, attorneys, and a variety of other business professionals. Find and like us on Facebook, too!

Upcoming events (5+)

FLIP or FLOP Lake County

Needs a location

Bill Powers of RTO Property and a member of the LCPIA board will showcase one flip each month in some stage of the process – before, during or after. We will visit some properties more than once to show the before an after. We will review costs, discuss plans, and have a drink or two. Location TBD: Location will updated closer to the event. FREE to members, guest fee is $20. Please bring payment with you to the event. Join or Renew today! http://www.lcpia.org/nmi.html Contact info for host: William Powers RTO Property LLC[masked] William Powers: I am a serial entrepreneur with experience in business development, sales management, marketing tactics and business operations. My expertise arises from the operation of a global consumer products brand as well as management and investment in several small businesses including recent investments in real estate. I have identified market opportunities, built teams of employees/contractors and secured financing for start up ventures at several organizations during my career. My most recent career focus in real estate development has enabled us to build a $30 million portfolio for myself and several high network investors. I started purchasing investment properties in 2010, and currently own/manage over 200 rental properties in IL and FL. We also flip 10-12 single family homes each year. Current volunteer work includes being Part of executive committee of the board of the directors for the Community Partners for Affordable Housing and a member of the Lake County Property Investors Association board of directors. RTO Property: RTO is a property consulting company based in Waukegan, IL. We currently manage 200+ units, mostly single family homes in Lake County, IL. All single family homes have been renovated completely with new kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, windows, fully/partially finished basement, landscaping and more. And all homes are Rent To Own. We also buy distressed property, renovate the property and sell it.

Monthly Meeting

Post Time Sports Bar

****NEW DAY (WEDNESDAY) AND ****NEW LOCATION (POST TIME SPORTS BAR) Main Speaker: Do it yourself Tax Appeal: The Easy Way to Save big money! Marty Paulson, Chief County Assessment Officer As an investor, property taxes are often your largest expense. Join us to learn how you can effectively challenge your property taxes in Lake County yourself and save a TON on your taxes. How to Evaluate My Assessment Marty will provide explain the property assessment process in Lake County and help attendees gain a general understanding of the resources that are available to them on-line at County Assessor’s website. Learn about the Lake County’s website tools that can aid in the evaluation of an assessment including a demonstration of the Board of Review’s e-file application. Additional topics will include what types of information might be expected from the Board of Review in support of an assessment appeal and what an assessment appeal hearing is like. We provide free Pizza! Meeting Registration, Food Service and Networking 6 - 6:30 P.M. Meeting begins at 6:30 P.M. and ends at approximately 8 P.M. Free admission to members; $15.00 for non-members. No advance registration required; pay at the door. Guest can join for a small fee, but please consider joining us for a whole year for $129! Don't forget our Real Estate Investing 101 from 5:30pm to 6:15pm.

FLIP or FLOP Lake County

Needs a location

Bill Powers of RTO Property and a member of the LCPIA board will showcase one flip each month in some stage of the process – before, during or after. We will visit some properties more than once to show the before an after. We will review costs, discuss plans, and have a drink or two. Location TBD: Location will updated closer to the event. FREE to members, guest fee is $20. Please bring payment with you to the event. Join or Renew today! http://www.lcpia.org/nmi.html Contact info for host: William Powers RTO Property LLC[masked] William Powers: I am a serial entrepreneur with experience in business development, sales management, marketing tactics and business operations. My expertise arises from the operation of a global consumer products brand as well as management and investment in several small businesses including recent investments in real estate. I have identified market opportunities, built teams of employees/contractors and secured financing for start up ventures at several organizations during my career. My most recent career focus in real estate development has enabled us to build a $30 million portfolio for myself and several high network investors. I started purchasing investment properties in 2010, and currently own/manage over 200 rental properties in IL and FL. We also flip 10-12 single family homes each year. Current volunteer work includes being Part of executive committee of the board of the directors for the Community Partners for Affordable Housing and a member of the Lake County Property Investors Association board of directors. RTO Property: RTO is a property consulting company based in Waukegan, IL. We currently manage 200+ units, mostly single family homes in Lake County, IL. All single family homes have been renovated completely with new kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, windows, fully/partially finished basement, landscaping and more. And all homes are Rent To Own. We also buy distressed property, renovate the property and sell it.

Monthly Meeting

Post Time Sports Bar

****NEW DAY (WEDNESDAY) AND ****NEW LOCATION (POST TIME SPORTS BAR) Main Speaker: We bring in various speakers, including attorneys, judges, housing authority, etc, who address a variety of topics each month. Please check back closer to the meeting time, for updates to this page! We provide free Pizza! Meeting Registration, Food Service and Networking 6 - 6:30 P.M. Meeting begins at 6:30 P.M. and ends at approximately 8 P.M. Free admission to members; $15.00 for non-members. No advance registration required; pay at the door. Guest can join for a small fee, but please consider joining us for a whole year for $129! Don't forget our Real Estate Investing 101 from 5:30pm to 6:15pm.

Past events (87)

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