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BAWB Regular Monthly Meeting Thurs. Jan. 19th 2017


As of the New Year a number of Changes have taken place with the CAR- California Association of Realtors RPA- Residential Purchase Agreement and Disclosures.

dThe latest version of the CAR Residential Purchase Agreement continues to evolve into a 10+ page tangle of paragraphs and cross references. Come sort it out with the help of 40-year veteran real estate broker Cari Lynn Pace. Cari stresses that she did NOT design or have input on the changes involved in the new contract, but as a risk management and litigation advisor she can help us understand it. She will take us through the form's major changes on a powerpoint presentation.

About our Speaker:

aCari Lynn Pace is 42-year veteran Marin real estate broker who sells, trains  agents, and owns Professional Publishing LLC and www.ProPubForms.com.  Pace, a Past President of the Marin Association of Realtors, consults with attorneys regarding their pending litigation and frequently testifies at trials.  Pace authored a popular insider's guide to avoiding real estate litigation.  She will have copies of her book available to autograph;
"Don't Shoot Me...I'm Just the Real Estate Agent!"

aPace will discuss several topics of importance this evening including:

  • Rules of the Home Equity Sales Contract Law:  Does Your Deal Apply?
  • Recent changes to the CAR purchase contracts and listing agreements
  • Cases impacting Landlords v. Tenants- You NEED to be aware!
  • Cases of Investors v. Home Owners Associations

Whether you are BUYING or SELLING, Chasing Pre-Foreclosures or Foreclosures – If you are using the CAR – California Associations of Realtors Purchase Agreement you Don’t NOT want to Miss this informative meeting!

BAWB Monthly Meeting - February 16, 2017

Is this still a GOOD Time or the Right Time to Buy? 

Is this still a GOOD Time or the the Right Time to Buy? Have we reached the TOP of this CRAZY frenzied Market as other so called experts are starting to say? OR Is the CA and SF Bay Area Real Estate Marketplaces and Prices poised to continue to climb further?  Has stabilization of the Real Estate Marketplace now finally been achieved for the LONG TERM as many industry experts are preaching? How long will this so called  Real Estate "run up recovery" run on for? How will FED policy towards Interest rates and the incoming new Administration affect us? What is looming over the Horizon? DO NOT MISS THIS MONTHS MEETING!

Start off the New Year Informed "listen and learn from our own industry expert"

Speaker: Author of Timing the Real Estate Market, Statistician, & Investor;

Robert Campbell

2017 Housing Forecast
: What Will Happen & Why

Program Director's Note:
"Robert has spoken at our meetings in the past and has been incredibly prescient in accurately predicting California Real Estate Market trends.Don't miss his insight at this months meeting…”



graphThe Campbell Method: A Proven Timing System that Tells You EXACTLY When to Buy and Sell Real Estate to Make Maximum Profits! 

Dear Real Estate Investor: 
Imagine for a moment how you would feel if you could predict major turning points in the real estate market.

Suppose somebody handed you a 24-year time-tested system that would tell you ahead of time when property values were going to hit a peak … and then when prices were going to hit bottom years later.

If you could anticipate these kinds of critical real estate events in advance … then not only could you make spectacular profits, but you could protect your money as well. 

Sounds pretty amazing, doesn't it?

Actually, it's not. The real estate market does signal its future intentions if you know where to look. 

janHello. My name is Robert Campbell and I wrote Timing the Real Estate Market to help both professionals and ordinary people make the most money in real estate with the least amount of risk. 

I also have my web site; www.realestatetiming.com Based on a major breakthrough in tracking and predicting real estate trends, my book reveals the real estate timing technique that I call The Campbell Method .

As far as I know, The Campbell Method is the only proven method in the world that shows how to accurately anticipate upcoming changes in your local real estate market.

What this means is that when you read Timing the Real Estate Market , you are going to learn how to make and protect your fortune in real estate in the same way that J. Paul Getty, the Rockefeller's, Warren Buffett, and other super-rich investors made their fortunes: by focusing on WHEN to buy and sell.

It's true. When it comes to making money in real estate, 
nothing beats good timing.

The reason that The Campbell Method is going to change the way you think about how to buy and sell real estate is that I share my truly remarkable discovery of five key real estate indicators. I call them Vital Signs, and they're able to predict the peaks and valleys of real estate cycles with an almost uncanny accuracy. As leading indicators to what's looming on the horizon for real estate prices, these Vital Sign indicators act like windows into the future, giving you advance notice of approaching trend changes from three to six months before they become obvious to the general public.

Author's Note: Timing the Real Estate Market is used at the University of San Diego by Professor Elaine Worzala. The class: Real Estate Investment. "The logic behind these Vital Sign indicators is air-tight," says Professor Worzala. "I'm very impressed, and my students love your book."

Copies of Timing the Real Estate Market Book will be available for purchase and autograph by Robert Campbell at the meeting.


Going Rogue with Rehab!

Property Rehabbing Done Right...
(Mary Morrongiello)

Sat. 4-8-17 & Sun. 4-9-17 - Corte Madera, CA

DON'T WAIT - PRE-Register for Discounted Tuition!
For a Printable Workshop Flyer - Click Here

March 2017

BAWB Thursday March 16th, 2007 Regular Monthly Meeting

Income and Growth?

Why you need to Understand Multi Family & Commercial Income Property Investmentsk

  • How and Where do you Select your Market

  • What type of Property Type is Best and for What Markets

  • How to VET the property, get loans, and Manage…



  • What is NOI - Net Operating Income and how is arrived at?
  • What is a CAP Rate?
  • How do you figure a Gross Rent Multiplier? and is it useful?
  • What is a CASH on CASH return and how is that figured?
  • How do market Comps and replacement value play a part in evaluating Commercial Properties?
  • What is a TRIPLE NET Lease?
  • What to look for when reviewing the existing property owners income and operating statements?
  • What are some of the various ways to PROFIT from Commercial Income Properties (Income from Rents Vs Value Appreciation, etc.)

Plan on joining us and Don’t Miss this Discussion which will cover How does one quickly filter and screen, then review, and decide IF a potential commercial type Income property deserve further investigation for upside profit potential?


Tom K. Wilson CEO / Founder Wilson Investment Properties

tomTom K. Wilson began building his personal real estate portfolio in the 70's. He first invested as a part-time activity, and then after thirty years managing manufacturing and engineering in some of Silicon Valley’s pioneering technology companies, he put his business and management experience toward full-time real estate investing. Mr. Wilson has bought and sold more than 3,500 units and over $250 million of real estate, including wilsonthree condo conversion projects, nine syndications, and eight multifamily properties. He founded and owns Wilson Investment Properties, Inc., a company that has provided over 500 high cash flow, high-quality, rehabbed and leased residential properties to investors. Active in real estate associations, Mr. Wilson is a frequent speaker on real estate investing where his candor and competency makes him an audience favorite. As part of his outreach, Tom provides mentoring to new investors. His weekly radio show Real Estate Radio Power Investing provides extensive education on real estate investing.

For Tom's full biography, background, and real estate achievements, click here


Going Rogue with Rehab!

Property Rehabbing Done Right...
(Mary Morrongiello)

Sat. 4-8-17 & Sun. 4-9-17 - Corte Madera, CA
DON'T WAIT - PRE-Register for Discounted Tuition!
For a Printable Workshop Flyer - Click Here



April 2017

BAWB Regular Monthly Meeting Thursday April 20th 2017

Niches to Riches…

If you have Capital sitting idle – learning to lend out that capital may be a more realistic and passive way to safely earn significant rates of return than the actual business of finding, negotiating, buying, fixing, renovating, and reselling properties.

Its also often said that being a Lender is far safer than actually OWNING the
Real Estate Asset.

Join us this month for an informative Discussion about the various Nuances between Real Estate Vs "Paper"

We will Cover:

Some of the pitfalls to be aware of….

Return OF your Capital Versus Return ON your Capital

Proper documentation and instruments-which ones to
use and more importantly WHY

Owner Occupied consumer loans versus investor loans ?

Dodd – Frank, CFPB and NMLS


Sat. 10-21-17 and Sun. 10-22-17
South San Francisco Conference Center

Artful Deals by Peter and John
Peter Fortunato & John Schaub Teaching Together!


Strategies and Tactics from Starting Out to SPENDING and
Investing your Hard Earned $$ Dollars

This Event will Sell Out- Do Not Wait - PRE-Register now for Discounted Tuition, Lodging, and Valuable Free Bonuses

For a Workshop Brochure or to Register

May 2017

BAWB Regular Monthly Meeting - Thursday May 18th,2017

How to achieve “Permitting Nirvana.”

Building departments throughout California are generally NOT getting easier to deal with these days.  In fact if investors and contractors are not careful, not having a good permitting strategy will be painfully expensive in time and money.

At this Meeting You will Learn All About:

How to navigate the often difficult waters in dealing with the various City and County, Building and planning permitting departments;


About our Speaker: Tim Twomey, P.E.

In the last year, Tim Twomey, P.E. and his company BESC has directly or indirectly processed over 50 residential permits, and 10 commercial permits, and audited over 100 commercial buildings.

BESC’s experience is deep and broad, especially in structural, mechanical, fire and plumbing.  A 5  year Navy Seabee, 10 year new sewer and environmental clean-up consultant, 10 year design/build energy, mechanical, and structural engineer, 20 years structural drafting, and 7 years MEP and Fire Drafting encompasses most of the relevant BESC experience. 




Sat. 10-21-17 and Sun. 10-22-17
South San Francisco Conference Center

Artful Deals by Peter and John
Peter Fortunato & John Schaub Teaching Together!

Strategies and Tactics from Starting Out to SPENDING and
Investing your Hard Earned $$ Dollars

This Event will Sell Out- Do Not Wait - PRE-Register now for Discounted Tuition, Lodging, and Valuable Free Bonuses

To Register CLICK HERE


For a Printable Workshop Flyer - Click Here



Thursday June 15th 2017 Regular BAWB Meeting
Networking begins 6:30 Pm - come early if you can
Formal Meeting starts 7:00 Pm and will run to about 9:30 Pm

dealI have a DEAL for you!

When is a Deal
Truly a Deal?

We often spend time and money prospecting and marketing for profitable real estate opportunities but too often the so called “deals”
are really not any sort of deal at all.  This month we will cover how to attract, screen, and filter out your leads to determine whether a potential property transaction truly makes sense and for whom.


Don’t Miss It!

  • The steps to landing your first deal or the first of many …

  • Getting your marketing funnel filled

  • What information you must gather for proper filtering

  • Fundamental due diligence that must occur on every lead

  • Understanding The different perspectives when is looking at a potential “Deal” from a buyer, seller, financier, etc.

  • As in a poker game; Know when to “Hold em or Fold em…”

July 20th, 2017 - Thursday Evening Meeting
Networking begins 6:30 Pm - come early if you can
Formal Meeting starts 7:00 Pm and will run to about 9:30 Pm


Brains, Data, & Direct Marketing
Leverage Behavior Science and Public Data to Grow in a Flat Real Estate Market

It's no secret that Public Records are a gold mine of leads and market intelligence for real estate professionals, especially when targeting a defined local market, often referred to as a FARM (focused real estate market).

What's not obvious are the strategies and techniques for mining public data to get at that gold. That’s where a little brain science can help you craft a winning direct marketing strategy to grow your business.

Join PropertyRadar CMO David LaPlante as he shares insights, stories, and strategies cultivated from managing over $100 million in client marketing spend to grow business with data-smart targeting and irrational marketing appeal.

In this presentation, David will cover:

  • Understanding brains, behavior, and branding to resonate within your market. You don’t need a Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner to use these simple brain science insights to elevate your brand strategy and advantage yourself in finding deals.
  • Where a determined personal brand strategy intersects with targeted public data and direct marketing effort.
  • Why a flat and increasingly competitive California real estate market will re-shape your FARM strategy for resilience and resonance.
  • The simple, yet successful data mining and direct marketing habits that lead to success.
  • The right technology to leverage so you can managing your market smarter, faster, and less expensive.

With ten years observing the actions and behaviors of tens of thousands of real estate investors, Realtors®, and small, local businesses, David’s uncovered the habits, strategies, and techniques of those winning deals and growing their business in competitive local markets.

About The Presenter

davidDavid LaPlante
CMO, PropertyRadar

David LaPlante is CMO at PropertyRadar where he leads its mission to make targeted local marketing easy.

With a career defined at the intersection of marketing, technology, and human behavioral sciences, David entertains his audiences with stories and insights acquired from a life of adventure, entrepreneurship, investing, and pioneering marketing technologies rooted in human behavior.

Think AMC’s Mad Men meets sponsored by Red Bull and set in Comedy Central’s Reno 911.

Born in Aspen and raised in Crested Butte, Colorado, David was recruited to the University of Nevada Ski Team and where he managed to earn degrees in Finance and Economics, get named a CATO Institute Ludwig von Mises fellow, while spending every possible minute – and student loan – on skiing, climbing, cycling, and paragliding the High Sierra.

After college, David became the youngest marketing executive in the casino gaming industry during its nationwide explosion as he pioneered efforts to design and implement behavior tracking and relationship management systems.

David began building websites on the side in late 1994 with the advent of the Web, ultimately abandoning a significant casino/hotel leadership career to co-found Nevada’s first full-service digital agency and design, develop, and deploy the first websites for hundreds of brands nationwide.

In 2002, David co-founded and served as CEO of digital agency and software developer Twelve Horses (acquired in 2009) where it managed a cumulative client marketing spend of over $100 million in brand development, creative media, and direct marketing response campaigns for dozens of Fortune 1000 brands across the globe.

David has served as board advisor to Requested (acquired by Waitr); Fluri (acquired by Snocru), and digital agency Noble Studios, a 4X Inc. 5000 winner as a fastest growing private company in America and 2014 Small Business of the Year.

His alma mater recently awarded him with a lifetime achievement award, however he refuses to donate $1.00 until they re-instate the ski team and stop wasting their alumni donations on football.

About PropertyRadar

Thousands of real estate investors, Realtors®, and home services professionals depend on PropertyRadar. They use PropertyRadar to research, discover, and cultivate opportunities in their market while connecting with prospects with convenient, direct marketing tools that grow their business.

With a mission to make targeted local marketing easy, and affordable, PropertyRadar distills 1,000s of public and proprietary data sources into a convenient platform to research, identify, and connect with prospects in your market.

Previously known as ForeclosureRadar, PropertyRadar is a web-based subscription service providing direct, no-per-record-fee access to all the property and homeowner records you need to drive market research analysis, direct and automated marketing efforts.

Available in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. More info: https://www.propertyradar.com.


August 2017


conWe see it used in many types of construction; driveways, countertops, walkways, steps, mortar on chimneys and bricks, and of course foundations. Oftentimes little thought is given to it use. However it can often blister, curl, crack, craze, discolor, and scale. Could some of these symptoms indicate much LARGER issues of concern? How do you deal with such visible issues such as these?

Join us this month to learn all about Concrete; How it can affect your existing home or a property you are considering for investment from a concrete expert.

concYou will Learn:

  • How to know if your foundation cracks are serious
  • Typical concrete cracking vs. structural issues
  • Do you need a slab or footings & piers?
  • Types of reinforcements and concrete mixes
  • How to Determine if a cracked Foundation slab is really a BIG problem?
  • How to read an inspection report- you NEED to know this!
  • And much more…

Join us for this very informative meeting….


elonA native of Brazil, Eron Ferreira is the President of Concrete Solutions, Inc. and a Managing Member of FYI Properties, LLC. He is a licensed General Contractor and a foundation specialist.

Eron started Concrete Solutions -- a general construction firm with annualized billing of more than $2 million -- in 2004, and co-founded FYI Properties in 2012. Between 2012 and 2017, FYI Properties has flipped approximately 30 single family homes in the Bay Area, averaging more than $200,000 net profit each.

Eron grew up in extreme poverty but made his way to the United States in 1995 as an internationally competitive runner. His first job in the U.S. was as a construction laborer making $7 an hour.

Today, Eron lives in Walnut Creek with his wife, Maria and their two children, Taylor, 15 and Kylie, 12.

September 2017

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