Award Winning Non Profit Real Estate Investing Club

Serving Greater Orlando & Central Florida For Over 25 Years

 

Central Florida Realty Investors Association, Inc.

 

What's Up Next With CFRI?

"Investing in Residential Assisted
Living Care Homes"
 
 with Gene Guarino

Saturday, May 7
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

For more information click HERE.

  

Are you looking for a real estate investment association that will help you learn more about real estate investing? CFRI has been serving the Central Florida area for over 25 years. Our membership includes investors in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia, Brevard County, Polk, Flagler, and the surrounding counties around the Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, and Melbourne areas.

Whether you are just starting out in real estate investing, or are working on your hundredth deal, Central Florida Realty Investors can help you learn more, make more, and have more fun doing it. At our Real Estate Investing Association you’ll learn:

  • How to responsibly make money in real estate investing
  • How to become financially independent and build long-term wealth through real estate
  • How to use OPM (Other People’s Money) to accumulate a fortune over time
  • How to avoid the pitfalls that typical “landlords” fall into when they don’t have the knowledge to profit from opportunities disguised as problems
  • And so much more!

For questions, please contact CFRI at (407) 328-7773.

JOIN US AT OUR GENERAL MEETING

Edgewater High School • 3100 Edgewater Drive, Orlando

   

Join us the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Great location with free parking!Click for Map & Directions to Edgewater High School
Get your FREE GUEST PASS to our next General Meeting here!

CFRI Mission Statement

Central Florida Realty Investors, a not for profit business association, is dedicated to promoting ethical real estate investing and to protect and promote the best interest of our membership through educational and networking opportunities as well as community, legislative and public relations.

Are You Ready To Join CFRI? It's Easy To Do and Joining Can Really Jump Start Your Real Estate Career!
Join now or learn More About Membership

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One of the primary benefits of being a CFRI member is the Home Depot Customer Reward program. Once you register, Home Depot will track your purchases. Every 6 months, you will receive a rebate in the form of a Home Depot gift card for 2% of your purchases, as long as you make $1,250 in purchases every six months. Another benefit for CFRI members is to use the CFRI phone number - 407-328-7773 - at check out to save 20% on 1 gallon and 5 gallon paint purchases. Sign up for this important benefit today by completing this Home Depot Customer Reward Program Registration Form.

 

Another benefit of being a CFRI member is the Office Depot Discount Program. Click the Office Depot logo to the left or click here and download the Office Depot discount card, along with the Office Depot Discount Program information.

 

CFRI welcomes its members to make submissions to be featured at a monthly CFRI General Meeting as a Deal of the Month. Deals of the Month are one of the most important educational tools we offer at the General Meeting and, certainly among the most entertaining. While not all submissions will go on to become a Deal of the Month, we appreciate your taking the time to share your deal with us and, possibly our membership. Please click here to get started.



Central Florida Realty Investors Association is a real estate club serving cities around the Orlando area including Ocoee, Apopka, Sanford, and Kissimmee FL.  The headquarters of our real estate investor association is in Casselberry Florida.  We have county chapters that meet throughout the month in most of the surrounding counties.  Our Orange County Chapter meets near downtown Orlando which includes areas around Ocoee, Winter Garden, Winter Park, and Maitland.  Our Seminole County Chapter meets the needs of our members in cities like Oviedo, Winter Springs, Longwood, Altamonte Springs, and Lake Mary.  

Our Osceola County Chapter assists investor club members in St Cloud, Poinciana, as well as Polk County members in Lakeland, Davenport, Winter Haven, Bartow, Haines City, Lake Wales. Even some Tampa real estate investors attend.   We also have a Lake County Florida chapter group that meets in Clermont and draws members from Leesburg, Eustis, Mount Dora, Groveland, Tavares, the Villages, and up to Ocala.  The Volusia CFRI Chapter meets in Daytona Beach each month and draws people from Ormond Beach, Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, Deland, Debary, Deltona, Lake Helen, and Orange City.  Investors from Flagler County, Palm Coast, and Bunnell also attend this meeting.  

We have a great Brevard County Chapter which helps members in Titusville, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Rockledge, Melbourne, and Palm Bay.  Our club is for all real estate investors big and small including landlords, transaction engineers, rehabbers, wholesalers, and of course the fix and flippers.  We also have many business vendors including mortgage lenders, title companies, real estate brokers and Realtors (R), contractors, attorneys, appraisers, and all sorts of similar trades.  

Smaller groups help people interested in buying foreclosures, short sales, entity structuring, asset protection, landlord tenant, real estate investing, self directed IRAs, and more. Come join us at the next meeting of Central Florida Realty Investors in Orlando, Florida and learn to invest in real estate from your local club. 


Our New Home Depot Appliance Program Has Arrived!

Home Depot has put together an amazing Paint and Appliance Program for the Members of National REIA!

We have a custom catalog for appliances for you to choose what you are looking for in a selected group at great prices. Our new program includes:

  • French Door and Side By Side Refrigerators
  • Top Freezers Refrigerators
  • Dishwashers
  • Microwaves and Cooktops
  • Ranges / Wall oven
  • Laundry

Here's how you can take advantage of the deep discounts:

  1. Download the Home Depot Appliance Program Catalog (.PDF)
  2. Download the Home Depot Appliance Program Order Form (.XLSX) (Members Only)
  3. Fill out your 'Customer Information' and 'Delivery Information' in the top two sections of the order form.
  4. On the order form to select the appliance type, click into the first cell under the '1. Select Type' column and then click the Dropdown Arrow to the right of the cell to select from a list of available appliance types.
  5. On the order form to select the item, click into the first cell under the '2. Select Item Description' column and then click the Dropdown Arrow to the right of the cell to select from a list of available items.
  6. Important: On the order form make sure you enter your Home Depot Pro number in the [ACCOUNT NUMBER HERE] field at the bottom. (Your Home Depot Account number is available inside your Home Depot Pro account, click here to login)
  7. Once you have finished filling out the order form, ‘Save' the complete order form to your computer.
  8. Email the complete Home Depot Appliance Program Order Form as an attachment to Yow_prodesk@homedepot.com with the subject line ‘Appliance Order - [YOUR HOMEDEPOT PRO NUMBER HERE]'
  9. Once your appliance order has been emailed to the email address above it will be processed within 24-48 hours and someone from your local store will be in touch via the 'Buyer’s Phone Number' provided on the Order Form.

Paint Program

The new National Paint Program for all National REIA Members is very simple. You will receive 20% off Interior and Exterior Paints and Primers including all of the Home Depot quality paints - Behr, Kilz, Glidden & Zinsser! All you have to do is key in the number you used to register in Pro XTRA at the checkout to take advantage of the savings.

Other valuable benefits of the paint program include a PRO Paint Specialist in every store to help with your paint projects and free job site deliveries on all orders over 25 gallons.

To check your registered phone number log into your Pro Xtra account here.

Download the Home Depot Paint Flyer (.PDF)

If you have any questions about how to order appliances through our new Home Depot Appliance Program you can call us at 888-762-7342 or email us at info@nationalreia.com.

 

If you are a CFRI member, please log into the member area
using your email address that CFRI has on file.
 If you do not have an email address on file or if you don't remember your email address,
please send an email to Buffie at executive@cfri.net
 

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Links: National REIA - National REIA University

National REIA Chapter

Featured Events

Investing in Residential Assisted Living Care Homes with Gene Guarino
Saturday All Day Seminar. Learn about real estate investing in Residential Assisted Living Care homes with Gene Guarino, President Residential Assisted Living Academy.
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM
Investing in Non-Performing Notes with Liz Brumer-Smith
Learn how to make quick cash without rehabbing or earn passive income with no repairs or tenants. Liz Brumer-Smith will share practical examples and real case summaries of past deals for buying, selling, or holding non-performing notes.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM
(1PM) Wholesaling 101 – Risk Free Cash with Todd Hutcheson
Todd Hutcheson is the national owner of ibuyhomes.com and a 16 year Central Florida Wholesaler. In this information packed seminar you will learn the most important skills for wholesaling homes today. This Class meets from 1 - 4 pm.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
(6:30 PM) Wholesaling 101 – Risk Free Cash with Todd Hutcheson
Todd Hutcheson is the national owner of ibuyhomes.com and a 16 year Central Florida Wholesaler. In this information packed seminar you will learn the most important skills for wholesaling homes today. This Class meets from 6:30 - 9:30 pm.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

Upcoming Events

Women Investors Focus Group
CFRI Members Only Focus Group. To encourage and support WOMEN ONLY in education, networking opportunities.
Monday, May 09, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM
CFRI Osceola County Chapter
CFRI's Osceola County Chapter monthly meeting. Free for CFRI members and $10 for non-members.
Monday, May 09, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Commercial & Multi-Family Focus Group
CFRI Members Only Focus Group. Explores land development and different aspects of Commercial and Multi-Family investing.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
CFRI Lake County Chapter
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 TOPIC - “Creative Commercial Real Estate Deals" with guest speaker, Charles Fischer. CFRI's Lake County Chapter monthly meeting. Free for CFRI members and $10 for non-members.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
CFRI New General Member Orientation & FREE Ethics Class
New General Member Orientation is designed to give members a better understanding of our organization and how to make the most of their membership. Earn your Ethics PHP credit by staying for our FREE Ethics class!
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Advanced Investors Focus Group
This group requires a special application. Experienced investors meet for lunch weekly to network, buy, sell, and share experiences.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM
Landlording & Property Management Focus Group
May 16 Topic - "Inspections Especially for Landlords" with Ron Kennedy AND "ARV After Rented Value for Landlords" with Richard Zwick. CFRI Members Only Focus Group.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
CFRI Brevard County Chapter
CFRI's Brevard County Chapter monthly meeting. Free for CFRI members and $10 for non-members.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Foreclosures, Short Sales, & More Focus Group
CFRI Members Only Focus Group. Different investing techniques focusing primarily on Foreclosures, Short Sales and REOs.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
CFRI Orange County Chapter
Wednesday, May 18 Topic "Foreclosure Property Lists and Laws on Contacting People in Foreclosures" with guest speaker, Gail Gates. CFRI's Orange County Chapter monthly meeting. Free for CFRI members and $10 for non-members.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM
Advanced Investors Focus Group
This group requires a special application. Experienced investors meet for lunch weekly to network, buy, sell, and share experiences.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM
QuickTurn / Flipping Focus Group
CFRI Members Only Focus Group. Explores the basics of rehabbing.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Real Estate Investment Techniques Focus Group
CFRI Members Only Focus Group. Wealth building principles and real estate investment strategies. Scroll down for more information on what happens at the meeting.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
CFRI Seminole County Chapter
CFRI's Seminole County Chapter monthly meeting. Free for CFRI members and $10 for non-members.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Business/Tax Strategies Focus Group
The CFRI Business/Tax Strategies Focus Group focuses on Real estate investing with an emphasis on entity structuring and varying tax treatments.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Advanced Investors Focus Group
This group requires a special application. Experienced investors meet for lunch weekly to network, buy, sell, and share experiences.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM
CFRI Volusia County Chapter
The non-member admission fee of $10 per person can be applied to CFRI membership if joining within 2 days of attending and proof of payment is provided. Contact CFRI office for details at 407-328-7773 or executive@cfri.net
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

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