New REI Meet-up (REIA) officially scheduled - Fort Wayne, Indiana

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  • 10/25/17 06:30PM
  • 5501 US-30, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Free

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Hey everyone!

I have scheduled the first meeting for our new REI meet-up!

As promised, there is no (nor will there EVER be) a fee to attend!  The goal for this meet-up is simply to bring local investors together to: 1)  Learn from each other 2) discuss local investing with each other and...  3)  advocate for each other.

For this first meeting, we will meet at Sweetwater Sound, 5501 US-30, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 on Wednesday, Oct 25th from 6:30 - 8:30p in their general commons area (what looks like a cafeteria/dining area).  I will work to create a small sign to set out on our table for those of you who might not recognize us.  As I understand it, they serve food until 7p, and drinks until 8p.  

I will be drafting a loose agenda, but please let me know what sort of things you would like to see us touch on!!  

Hope to see you there!  I am greatly looking forward to it!

IMPORTANT SIDE NOTE: It is imperative to me that our group promotes only ethical REI practices. Please be prepared to challenge and be challenged when questionable or ethically ambiguous topics present themselves. It is unacceptable (to me) for investors to "win" if it means someone else had to "lose." This sentiment will be a guiding principle of everything we do.

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In the meanwhile, if you have not found and jumped into our Facebook group for local investors, check us out HERE:  

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1910999142486622/

Many of you have already found it, but in case you are unaware, we have started a Facebook group that is very specifically for local Investors in and around Fort Wayne. We have already seen some GREAT discussions happening, and it has been a great resource in just the few weeks it has been up and running. Local contractors, suggestions for paint vendors, how to get rid of smells, etc...) It will also serve as a source of info for local meet-ups (coming very soon!)

Feel free to jump in and follow long.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you request to join, you MUST answer the 3 questions presented to you - this is how we weed out those who are clearly not investors.

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[Auburn, Ft. Wayne, Columbia City, Leo, Decatur, New Haven, Huntington, Kendallville, Angola, Fort Wayne]

Thanks Drew. I will be out of town, otherwise I would be looking forward to attending the 1st meeting. Great job putting it together. 

@Thomas M. No worries man - We'll catch you next time!  Looking forward to it.

Looking for a local REIA group you guys are the closet one to me on BP. Ready to get my feet wet. I want to know what ever anybody is willing to teach me or just listen.

what is in a world is your third question about? Made me laugh.

Lol.......The third Facebook question is an old Monty Python gag.  Either you get it, and it's hilarious, or you're completely in the dark.

Just something stupid for the sake of levity.  😏
 

Awesome, thanks for doing this Drew! Unfortunately I have class on Wednesday nights but I look forward to coming to any future meetings!

One last final reminder for tonight's kick of meeting of the new REIA in town! Come out and say if you can!

If not, find us here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1910999142486622/

See you tonight!

[46818, 46808, 46805, 46815, 46825, 46835, 46845, 46807, 46808, 46803]

[Auburn, Ft. Wayne, Columbia City, Leo, Decatur, New Haven, Huntington, Kendallville, Angola, Fort Wayne

Drew, unfortunately I’ve been traveling so I missed the meeting last week. How did it go?  I still want to be a part going forward. 

Hey everyone!  Our first meeting a great success!  We have 43 people there!  

Wanted to let everyone know that I have scheduled the 2nd meeting for our group!  I built an "event" for it, but its not showing up yet.  Until it does though, here are the details!

Date: Nov 8th from 6:30 - 8:30p

Location:  Mike Thomas Associates Realtors 9601 Coldwater Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825

See you there!

[46818, 46808, 46805, 46815, 46825, 46835, 46845, 46807, 46808, 46803]

[Auburn, Ft. Wayne, Columbia City, Leo, Decatur, New Haven, Huntington, Kendallville, Angola, Fort Wayne]

Any word on the next Meetup? New to the thread and want to get up to speed!

Hey @Justin Arnold , and everyone else!  We had a second meeting, and a 3rd one is scheduled for Dec 13th at our new location!!  You can find the specifics of that meeting and all that we schedule here on BP by following the "Network" tab above to the "Events" tab.

Here's the link for the details:  https://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/521/topics/51...

I'd also strongly encourage you to jump into our facebook group - it's a phenomenal resource, and we update the meetings/events there as well.  Here's the link for the group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1910999142486622/

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[Auburn, Ft. Wayne, Columbia City, Leo, Decatur, New Haven, Huntington, Kendallville, Angola, Fort Wayne]

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