Just wanted to make local folks who are new to REI aware of a good "Creative Real Estate Investing" class offered at the Wake Tech Community College (six evening sessions for I think something like $65 registration fee). The instructor is a local real estate investor with 30+ years of experience and tons of knowledge about the NC market. The course focuses on the REI basics and sprinkles in useful nuggets on the local market. Well worth it, if you are just starting out or are new to the area.
I'm not sure I'm allowed to post a link but you find the class by googling Wake Tech Continuing Education. Next class starts April 2
@Andrew S. Thank you so much for the 'heads up'. Definitely going to look into it!
@Andrew S. Is the instructor you're referring to Jim Mort?
@Michael Jobe - yes, the instructor is Jim Morton
@Andrew S. I spoke with Jim via phone earlier today to make sure he was still teaching the class before I registered. He told me he has relocated to Florida & will no longer be teaching the course but wasn't sure who the new instructor was. If you find out please let me know.
@Michael Jobe Thanks for looking into this for BPers. I was hoping it's offered this Fall for work/travel reasons, and it may be worthwhile to see who takes over.
@Matthew Edmond No problem. That was part of the reason I called Jim was to make sure he was still teaching the course. Thankfully I did that before I registered because the Wake Tech website still shows him as the instructor. I'd have been disappointed to show up the first day & him not be there.
I was in touch with Jim Morton this morning and he assured me that he is indeed planning on teaching the April 2 class. Don't know what (if anything) has changed but I do consider my information reliable.
Yes, the class is offered several times a year, so Fall is an option too.
@Andrew S. I've figured it out! There is a Jim Morton & a Jim Mort, both veterans in the real estate field, both doing business in FL & NC, and both have taught real estate classes in the RTP area. I know Jim Mort, not Morton, and that's who I spoke to hence the misunderstanding.
Apologies for any confusion!
Thanks Michael - quite a coincidence!
Anyway, I only know Jim Morton and his class is well worth the time and effort in my opinion.
I met Andrew in this class and would recommend it as well.
haha! That's so funny! Sounds like a good class! Between all the REIA meetings and this class-- I am going to be busy! Thanks for the info!
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