Come join us at the next AASEW monthly membership meeting next week.
When: Monday May 21st at 7 PM
Where: The Best Western, 1005 S. Moorland Road, in Brookfield
Who: Steven J. Smullin – Real Estate Problem Solving Since 1988.
Topic: Real Estate Trading – It’s All About the Benes . . . That’s the Benefits, not the Benjamins.
Cost: Free to current AASEW members, $25 to others.
Note: Starting at our May meeting we will be introducing a landlord/tenant law education component to each of our meetings that will last approximately 10-15 minutes. In anticipation of the next Landlord Boot Camp in October, Attorney Tristan Pettit will be taking a single issue from his Landlord Boot Camp materials and teaching it at each meeting. This month Tristan will talk about LATE FEES.
About our Speaker:
Steve is a commercial investment real estate broker, counselor, exchangor, investor, educator, and long time practitioner using creative solutions to real estate related problems. Steve has closed transactions involving the FDIC, RTC, US Marshall, US Bankruptcy Court, Banks and numerous others since the mid 1980′s … following hundreds of cases, attending dozens of sheriff and judicial sales and assisting clients in the acquisition and disposition of properties.
Steve is a member of the National, Illinois and Chicago Associations of Realtors and a Charter Member of the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors where he has served on the Board of Directors. He adheres strictly to the Code of Ethics of these organizations and applies their principles in everyday life. In addition he has served on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Area Real Estate Exchangors in numerous capacities including serving as President.
Steve routinely studies formulas, exchanging, financial analysis, and property management and has studied creative real estate techniques and strategies with
some of the most brilliant minds throughout the country. He is a long time member of the Chicago Creative Investors Association and active participant at the National Council of Exchangors, The Society of Exchange Counselors and numerous other marketing and educational organizations.
Steve has presented programs and workshops for Chicago Creative Investors Association, Lake County Property Investors Association, West Suburban Landlords Association, Milwaukee Real Estate Investors Association, and for the ValueHoundAcademy.
Steve’s presentations and workshops have included:
Formulas, Brainstorming & Problem Solving - The days of throwing money at real estate are over. It’s no longer possible to solve today’s problems with yesterday’s solutions. Identify the real problem, use effective ideation and brainstorming to identify possible solutions and then, take appropriate action.
Assessing the Situation - The facts and information needed for a successful and profitable deal. Income and Expense analysis; The Documents and Information YOU NEED to evaluate the offering; The Documents YOU NEED to Close the Deal; Sources and Resources.
Real Estate, It’s About The Benes … That’s The Benefits! Not The Benjamins - The Pros and Cons of Cash and Alternative Currencies; How Benefits oriented real estate transactions create a WIN for all involved.
How To Get What You Want … When You Can’t Sell What You’ve Got – Create benefits oriented real estate transactions that provide WINNING solutions for all involved. “Selling the Sizzle” and “Buying the Benefits”; Takers vs. Buyers; The Benefits of Barter; “Packaging” a Property for Disposition.
It should be a great meeting. Hope to see all of you there.