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Supreme Court Blocks Eviction Moratorium

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Supreme Court. Photo from Pixabay.comIn a decision late Thursday evening, August 26, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the CDC from enforcing a federal moratorium on evictions that was recently reinstated by the Biden Administration.

CNBC said called it a defeat for the Biden administration’s efforts to continue the eviction moratorium despite an earlier signal from the court that the government lacked the proper legal basis.

According to the The Wall Street Journal, in the unsigned opinion, the court’s conservative majority said the temporary eviction ban exceeded the CDC’s authority to combat communicable diseases, forcing landlords to bear the pandemic’s costs.

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Full Replay: Beginning Investors Workshop

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Donnie Adkins answers questionsIf you're a new investor who has questions about what it takes to get started in real estate, you'll find a lot of answers by watching the replay of June 26th's Beginning Investors workshop.

KREIA teamed up with NAREB and Master Builders Academy to present a free workshop to the public, and we're making the video free to view via our public Facebook page.

You'll hear from KREIA members George Foree, Marcus Britton, Donnie Adkins, and Frank Miller — plus experts from NAREB and Master Builders Academy — on how they got started in real estate and what strategies they use today. You'll hear about how they flip houses for quick cash and build portfolios of rental properties to create financial freedom and build generational wealth.

You will learn so much — about how to buy houses with little of your own money, how to buy vacant houses from the city, and more.

Thanks to KREIA board members Hampton Scurlock for emceeing and Alexis Fentress for recording and livestreaming the video!


April 2021 Full Meeting Replay: Rehabbing for Investors

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Rehabbing for InvestorsStacey Duvall, Wendy Kays and Jacqueline Smith team up to give us perspectives on rehabbing. All three women are successful rehabbers, and they each approach it from a slightly different angle.

Stacey is a broker, agent, housing provider, interior designer and Airbnb owner who rehabs to hold. In this meeting she gives us an overview of rehabbing and talks about where to source deals.

Wendy is VP of operations at MM Lending, so she works closely with rehabbers who get funding from her company. Wendy is also a rehabber and housing provider on her own. She covers what to expect when you approach lenders for funding on your own projects.

Jacqueline Smith, as a project manager for turnkey rental company Freedom Property Group, juggles multiple rehab projects at a time. In this meeting she shows us some of the tools she uses to manage those rehabs. She also fixes and flips her own properties and is building a rental portfolio.

In the early meeting, Rob Bergeron of The Louisville Network talks about how wholesalers can offload some of the administrative work to his company. Rob, also a real estate agent, analyzes our current market. For the member orientation segment, Stacey and Jordan Pohn describe the advantages of joining KREIA.

In all you'll find 2½ hours of real estate instruction, real estate talk and Q&A. Watch this members-only video. (You'll need to be logged in as an active KREIA member to see it.)




Tool Tip Tuesday: Jefferson County Clerk Website

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Tool Tip Tuesday AprilPaying for leads? Why not mine the Jefferson County Clerk's website for pre-foreclosure and probate leads you can have for free — with a little effort and know-how? Tamara West shares her screen and walks us through the process. And also shows how we can maybe find some private lenders there.

Check out the video replay from April 13's Tool Tip Tuesday with Tamara West.

KREIA members logged into their account can click here to watch the presentation now.


KREIA Lunch & Learn With TGAP

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TGAP videoYou've just received an offer on your flip, and the buyers are sending out a home inspector. What kinds of things things do they cite flippers for most often? Find out from Tim Bingham and John Wohrle of TGAP Property Services, a company that bills itself as "Kentuckiana's Home Inspection Repair Specialists."

Check out the video replay from April 6th's Lunch & Learn.

KREIA members logged into their account can click here to watch the presentation with Tim and John now.


City Inspector Amanda Jessee Talks Permits, Rehab Rules

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Lunch and Learn With Amanda JesseeQuick question: When do you need a dumpster permit? Or, what is the minimum number of drywall sheets you can install in your rehab project before a permit is required? Watch March 9's Lunch & Learn video replay with Louisville Building Inspector Amanda Jessee to find out the answers to these and many more questions. You'll probably be surprised!

Amanda spent about an hour going over permitting requirements, answering questions, and teaching us lots of things rehabbers need to know. She even walked us through how to use Lojic.org to look up zoning info and download a property's land development report.

KREIA members logged into their account can click here to watch Amanda's presentation now.


National REIA's 2021 2nd Quarter Bulletin Now Available

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2nd Quarter BulletinBe sure to check out NREIA's 2nd Quarter Bulletin for real estate news (including "the saga of the CDC Moratorium") and info on how to claim the benefits and discounts available to you from companies affiliated with National REIA.

This month features a look at RentPerfect's smartphone app, which can help with the tenant approval process. There's also a reminder that KREIA members receive a 20% discount on paint at Home Depot (Behr, Kilz, PPG & Zinsser). And there's a discount code to receive 25% off your order of OdorXit, which helps eliminate pet and other odors in your projects.

See or download the PDF file here


National REIA's Video Conference Call from May 21, 2020

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The video is posted from May's National Real Estate Investors Association REIA Now Update.

In this Zoom call, David Gorenberg, Managing Director of 1031 specialist company Accruit, discussed the future of 1031 exchanges.

Also, NREIA's Charles Tassell gave a legislative update on matters of interest to real estate investors.

You can catch up with NREIA's past Zoom calls on its YouTube channel.