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Real Estate Entrepreneurs & Investors Association NYC

What Is REIA NYC?

The Real Estate Entrepreneurs & Investors Association NYC (REIA NYC) is a leading real estate investment association that represents the interests of thousands of real estate investors and entrepreneurs within the New York City market. The organization was founded in 2009 with a focus on supporting its members to leverage real estate as a powerful vehicle to sustainable wealth and freedom.

REIA NYC is a community of like-minded investors. The association provides a valuable resource for its members through member meetings, networking events, exposure, education in real estate investing, analysis and research, as well as education on strategies and tactics for growing a successful real estate investment portfolio.

 

Are you a national organization?

REIA NYC is a for-profit group and an official chapter of the National REIA, which is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association.

 

Does REIA NYC have a blog?

Yes, and we invite members and non-members to browse the entries in the Real Estate Wealth Blog.

 

Does REIA NYC have a podcast?

For investors and entrepreneurs interested in receiving the latest in the marketplace buzz, REIA NYC invites them to visit their Real Estate Blog, as well as a podcast by REIA NYC Founder Dr. Teresa R Martin’s podcast, The Fiscally Fabulous Business Podcast.

 

Can I be a sponsor at a REIA NYC event?

Businesses and service providers wanting to gain massive exposure and networking opportunities can become sponsors of a REIA NYC monthly meeting or wealth event. Click here for more information. For sponsorship questions, please call 646-278-6724.

Membership

Membership will yield the most significant ROI and give you the most in-depth resources available.

How do I create a member account?

To become a member of REIA NYC, you may do so in person at any one of our monthly meetings. Or, join anytime by clicking on the “Join Now” tab at REIANYC.org and following the instructions provided.

 

What is the membership fee?

For individual entrepreneurs, the annual membership fee is $497. You may add a spouse or partner living at the same address for $240 annually. Membership details are discussed below.

 

What are the membership categories?

REIA NYC offers three membership tiers:

  1. Annual Membership: this tier includes attendance to monthly general meetings; substantial discounts for seminars, workshops or training classes; access to Members Only resources, a Home Depot discount, and National REIA discounts and benefits. The annual $497 investment applies to individuals, with the opportunity to add memberships for $240 for a spouse/partner living at the same address. 
  2. Virtual Membership: this tier is for investors who are interested in the NYC market but are geographically or otherwise unable to attend regular meetings. This tier enables members virtual monthly meeting access via video/audio, as well as downloads of PDFs or other materials. Should a Virtual Member be able to attend a regularly scheduled live meeting, the cost is $25 (pre-registration) or $35 (at the door). The annual investment for a Virtual Membership is $250/year.
  3. Corporate Membership: designed for small companies or entrepreneurs looking to grow their business through a dynamic and highly effective positioning of their products and services directly to REIA NYC members and non-members. The Corporate Membership investment is $1997/year.

 

What should I do to get the most out of my membership?

To get the most out of your membership, your presence is required!

  • Attend meetings! Each meeting commences with a market update, followed by practical information on how to succeed in real estate investing.

Network with experienced members who have been in the business for years: learn from their successes and failures, as well as open up partnership opportunities.

  • Take full advantage of our resources, including seminars, wealth events, workshops, training classes. Most seminars and events are free or deeply discounted for members.

Meetings

Our monthly meetings are the backbone of our education and networking.

 

Why should I attend meetings?

The meetings are designed to keep members and guests updated on local market conditions, offer proven wisdom and strategies on wealth building through real estate, and deals at our “Deal Or No Deal” segment. Virtually every aspect of real estate is represented among our members and they are happy to share their expertise to help you make the best decisions.

 

Can I attend a REIA NYC meeting if I’m not a member?

REIA NYC meetings are open to members and non-members. Guest attendees pay a fee of $35 (online) and $45 (onsite).

 

When and where are the meetings?

Meetings occur on the 2nd Thursday of every month. They are held at the TRYP Hotel by Wyndham at 345 W 35 Street, New York, NY 10001. Check-in begins at 5:30 PM with an opportunity to network, and meetings begin promptly at 6:00 PM. More information on monthly meetings is available on our events calendar.

 

Do I need to pre-register for meetings?

Pre-registration is not required but strongly encouraged. Non-members save $10, and pre-registered attendees enjoy faster check-in.

 

Why is there not a free meeting?

Meetings are included as part of your annual membership; only guest attendees pay. We are firm believers that you get what you pay for, which is why our meetings are only free for our members. We want to work with people who are serious about building wealth through real estate. We consider these meetings to be part of an investment and strategy to help you achieve your desired ROI, and not a pitch-fest where attendees are bombarded with people trying to sell them something.

 

I’m just getting started and have no experience. Will I “fit in” at the meeting?

Many of our members have little or no experience. They are there to learn from REIA NYC’s more seasoned members who are delighted to share their knowledge and advice. Surprisingly, while real estate is a competitive market, many entrepreneurs are focused on investing in the community; this is a win-win for everyone that invites support and perhaps even partnership from our member network!

 

What do I need to bring to a REIA NYC meeting?

Bring: an open mind and a desire to learn; business cards; a fully-charged tablet or laptop, a notebook and pen; and a sweater, as the temperature in the meeting room varies.

 

What should I do to get the most out of the meetings?

Attendees are encouraged to network and take notes at REIA NYC meetings, ask questions, and network with other members.

 

What other expenses am I expected to pay?

REIA NYC isn’t selling anything! Members aren’t generally expected to pay any expenses outside their membership fees. However, members do receive significant discounts should there be seminars or other events that are not free.

Coaching

For people who are new to real estate and want to fast-track their success, we recommend coaching.

 

Does REIA NYC offer coaching?

For new investors wanting personalized coaching on building wealth through real estate, Generational Wealth Zone LLC - our parent coaching and consulting company - offers coaching through its Enjoy Your Legacy or REIA Wealth Academy coaching programs.

 

Do I have to be a REIA NYC member to purchase coaching?

No. While coaching is open to members and non-members, members receive exclusive pricing. If you have questions or would like more information, please email Renee Moore at [email protected]

 

Troubleshooting

 

I’m a REIA NYC member and I cannot log in to my account.

For trouble logging into your membership account or any other concerns or questions about your membership, please call us at 646-278-6724.

Contact Us

122 W 27th St., Fl 10
New York, NY 10001
P: (646) 278-6724
F: (844) 300-4333

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