Think Realty Expo: Dallas 2017

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Think Realty Expo: Dallas 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017 (All day)


Join us in Dallas to connect with pros and get the info you can use to earn more.

This one day event will include a variety of breakout sessions and guest speakers, a vendor floor jam-packed with real estate resources and services, lunch, and access to Think Realty’s exclusive Deal Street. The day will close with a special Women in Real Estate panel.

If you’re a Real Estate Investor, Landlord, Property Manager, Wholesaler, Note Buyer, Private Lender, Rehabber or Real Estate Entrepreneur, there is no better event for you.

For more information: Think Realty Expo: Dallas 2017


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Saturday, April 29, 2017


Registration Desk Opens


Exhibits Open

8:30am - 8:45am    

Opening Remarks

8:45am – 9:45am    

Opening Concurrent Sessions

  • Bill Bray, Ignite Funding - The Value of Note Diversification
  • Kent Davis, Equistream - The Five Common Mistakes Most Investors Make
  • Scott Meyers, Self Storage Profits, Inc. - Big Money with Small Commercial Properties

10:15am – 11:15am    

General Session with Greystone Residential

11:45am – 1:00pm    

General Session and Lunch with NAREI and Doug Clark Live

Doug Clark - Secrets of Off-Market Properties

1:30pm – 2:30pm    

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Robert Barney, DHLC Mortgage - Rehabbing with Hard Money: The Power of Leverage!
  • Stephen Broadley, Legally Mine - Understanding Legal Tools:  The Keys to Lawsuit Prevention & Tax Reduction
  • Kent Davis, Equistream - The Five Common Mistakes Most Investors Make
  • Cary Donham, Capital Concepts Inc. - Creative Financing for Single Family and Multi-Family
  • Gene Guarino, Residential Assisted Living Academy - The 3 Best Ways to Profit from Assisted Living and Real Estate for the Next 20 Years
  • John Larson & Marcus Reynolds, American Real Estate Investments - How to Achieve Safe Passive Income Through a Turnkey Solution
  • Lead Generate or Die Panel

3:00pm – 4:00pm    
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Carol Ellis, Self Directed Investor Society - Dallas Market Insights Panel
  • Ash Hebdige, Greystone Residential - Delivering an End-to-End Solution for Real Estate Investors
  • John Helmick, Gorilla Capital - 7 Keys to Fix and Flip Like a Pro
  • L. Scott Horne, Esq, Owner Finance Academy - How to Earn More Than 100% Profit on Every House
  • Tim Norris, REIGuard/NREIG – Insurance Issues for the Real Estate Investor
  • Jason Schubert, EAS Investor, LLC - The Best Kept Secret in Commercial Real Estate 
  • Jeffrey Taylor, Mr. Landlord - How to Increase Your Rental Income by Thousands!

4:15pm – 4:45pm    
Iceberg Report Review with 2020REI

4:45pm – 5:45pm    
General Session Panel - Women in Real Estate


AsHebdige Greystone Residential
Tim Herriage Founder & CEO REI Group LLC
Tim Herriage currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of 2020 REI Companies. For more than a decade Tim has been on the leading edge of the Real Estate Investor space. This includes being the Founder of 2020 REI Companies, Managing Director with B2R Finance, Founder of the REI Expo, and a Franchisee and Development Agent for HomeVestors of America. Through his ownership in a HomeVestors franchise, Tim aggressively invests in single family houses, primarily in the North Texas area. Tim has completed well over $1 Billion in real estate investment transactions, including the acquisition of more than 1,200 houses. View Profile
John Larson Managing Director & Partner American Real Estate Investments
John Larson comes from a high end real estate background in the suburbs of Oakland County MI. After building up a large client basis and surpassing his broker’s expectations, Mr. Larson soon found himself in an Acquisitions Manager position for a large national real estate firm. Mr. Larson has been credited with being one of the fastest growing young real estate professionals in the business and comes highly recommended to AREI from many business related professionals. Mr. Larson adds tremendous value to the company on all levels and is the perfect fit for the Sales Manager role with American Real Estate Investments. View Profile
Marcus Reynolds r. Investment Coordinator American Real Estate Investments
Marcus​ Reynolds has a great knowledge in property investments and has sold nearly 100 homes in his career to investors of all types. Marcus has been an extreme value added to American Real Estate Investments, helping to raise nearly 6m in equity that assisted with multiple property developments for the firm. Shortly after, Marcus took on the role of Sales Manager in the single-family rental division. He is responsible for identifying and developing strategic business relationships with potential customers and clients of American Real Estate Investments, as well as managing sales for single-family rental investment properties. As the Sales Manager, Marcus​ takes the lead in helping investors reach their investment goals of all sizes and helps them obtain the best possible investment property to suit their needs. View Profile
Robert Barney Owner DHLC Investments, Inc.
Involved with real estate and private real estate financing since 1998 with the founding of DHLC. Experienced as a real estate "rehabber", landlord, speaker, mentor and Private Money Lender (Hard Money). Published articles on various Real Estate Investing topics in national periodicals and on the web's leading Real Estate Investing sites.
Tameka Bryant President Think Realty Real Estate Services
Tameka is a Housing Opportunities Expert and a Certified National Trainer and Instructor on real estate investing.
Kent Davis Equistream
Sonia Booker CEO Sonia Booker Enterprises
Sonia Booker, CEO of Sonia Booker Enterprises, has been investing in real estate for more than two decades, and her message resonates with everyone who believes that wealth is not just about money, but also about leaving a legacy. She says: "Everything I have done, including the real estate flips, the buy-and-hold projects, my involvement in commercial developments and even my private equity fund, I have done through building relationships."
Carole Ellis Co-Founder Self Directed Investor (SDI) Society
Carole Ellis is a co-founder of Self Directed Investor (SDI) Society, news editor for SDI News, the top news publication in America for self-directed investors, and serves SDI as its data liaison, providing accessible, investor-friendly education and market analysis She is also co-host oSelf Directed Investor Talon KDOW 1220 in San Francisco, California Carole has been the editor of thBryan Ellis Investing Letter, a newsletter for real estate investors with over 700,000 subscribers worldwide, for nearly a decade, and she is a regular contributor to financial and real estate industry publications such aThink RealtanREI Wealth Monthly. Carole will be hosting Think Realty's "Women to Watch in Real Estate Panel" and "Dallas Market Insights Panel" at the Think Realty Expo Dallas.
Kathy Fettke Real Wealth Network
Kathy Fettke's Real Wealth Network has been in business for 14 years, has more than 28,000 members, and has helped those members acquire more than $400 million in real-estate-related assets in nearly every sector of the industry. She says, "One of my passions is to spread the wealth. When we work with large developers or venture capitalists, we ask that they give our investors more than they're used to giving. It's only fair that the people putting up the money get more of the action!"
Kimberly Smith AvenueWest Global Franchise
Before there was Airbnb, there was Kimberly Smith and AvenueWest, the company Smith founded in 1999 as a real estate brokerage specializing in corporate, furnished, full-service rental property management and that hit the Inc. 5000 list three years in a row and swiftly grew via franchising to a multi-city, multi-million-dollar company. She says, "The individual investor must empower themselves to get access to residual, sustainable income, and the corporate model does that."
Lauren Taylor founder Capaven
Lauren Taylor, founder of investment platform Capaven, dove into real estate at the age of 19 at the worst of the housing crisis, starting a property preservation company dedicated to helping banks manage their foreclosed properties and facilitating the acquisition of large volumes of single-family rentals by institutional investors. She says, "My passion is doing what is right for the investor and the consumer (the homeowner or tenant), which enables us to stabilize investor returns while also providing an unparalleled experience for both parties that involves affordable housing and stable, reliable returns."
Bill Bray Ignite Funding
Stephen Broadley Legally Mine
Cary Donham Dallas Branch Manager Capital Concepts
Cary Donham is the Dallas Branch Manager for Capital Concepts Inc., a mortgage company specializing in investor lending. He has been in the real estate and mortgage lending field since 2000. Cary has been helping investors realize their dream of building wealth through passive income through his financing strategies. He has bought and sold more than 40 properties of his own over the years including building 4 new homes. His ability to understand housing from the ground up and his keen knowledge of mortgage lending have formed the perfect background to help investors finance their properties. View Profile
Bryan Ellis Self Directed Investor Society
Gene Guarino Residential Assisted Living Academy
John Helmick Gorilla Capital
L. Scott Horne Owner Finance Academy
Scott Meyers Scott Meyers
Scott is a nationally recognized speaker at all self-storage industry trade shows and conferences and at all the major real estate investment groups nationwide, teaching people how to enjoy true passive income in real estate, without all the hassles of landlording Unlike many of the other so-called gurus, Scott is an active investor doing what he loves and what he teaches day in and day out.
Tim Norris President REIGuard/NREIG
Tim Norris is President of National Real Estate Insurance Group and Affinity Group Management. He founded Norris & Associates Insurance Agency in 1991, a top 10 nationally ranked Nationwide Insurance agency located in Cincinnati, Ohio. As an active real estate investor himself, Tim has served on the Industry Partner Council of the National Real Estate Investors Association (REIA) and the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati REIA. With his vast experience and skills, he continues to reinvent himself and his companies to better serve you the investor. View Profile
Jason Schuber EAS Investor, LLC
Jeffrey Taylor Mr. Landlord
John Larson
American Real Estate Investments (AREI)
Dallas, TX
Marcus Reynolds
American Real Estate Investments
Dallas, TX





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