May 27, 2016

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FFREIA General Meeting – Thursday June 9, 2016


Brighton Town Hall

2300 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

  Networking starts: 6:30 PM

Meeting Starts: 7:00 PM


To accommodate increased attendance we have moved the meeting to the upstairs auditorium



Please be mindful of limited parking and ride share if possible  





DoubleTree Hotel

1111 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

Map of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester



2 People Will Win $100  =  2 WAYS TO WIN


  1. 1)  Bring the most number of 1st time visitors

     – or –


2)  Bring the most number of people who join FFREIA on 6/9/2016




Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend the June Meeting


when Scott Speer, a local investor purchasing and selling property in Rochester and Monroe County

talks about his approach –


Rent to Own






Why Rent to Own is better than being a Landlord

How you can keep more of the profit on the sale

Using the First Time Buyer Program

How to advertise

How much money to collect before move-in, and why!

How Scott handled a plugged toilet on Christmas Day from vacation in Myrtle Beach

How he handled a leaking hot water heater on July 3rd from Onslow Beach



The satisfaction you get knowing you helped someone buy a house that never thought they could do it






Remember, the 1st 2 meetings are free.

Check out FFREIA to get started investing in Real Estate or expand your current business.


Contact Susan Holman, 585-690-5056





More FFREIA Meetings in June


The Investor Academy

Saturday June 18

Last year there was more demand than room and we had a waiting list.

The Academy is back, and at a NEW bigger location.

Five-Star Bank

935 Westfall Rd (behind Costco at CityGate)

9 AM to 12 PM

In June Scott Speer is providing a deeper look into how and why he uses his Rent 2 Own program (lease & option)

Reservation is required. The six session series is closed. Individual seasons may be available based on space for $25.

Contact Susan at




Thursday June 2

Alternative Real Estate Investing Strategies AM Meeting

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM     (Bayfront charges a $5 pp minimum,  plan on having something to eat)

Networking begins at 8:30 AM

This group is co-moderated by Adam Johnson, Joe LaBarbera and Scott Speer.


Thursday June 9

Landlord Support Group

Craft Cafe at the corner of Andrews and Bittner (Downtown)

8:30 AM – 10 AM Let’s talk tenants and toilets.

What works for you? What isn’t working for you?

This group is chaired by Bob Napier.


Thursday June 16

Alternative Real Estate Investing Strategies PM Meeting

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd        (Bayfront charges a $5 pp minimum,  plan on having something to eat)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Topics include Wholesaling, Mortgages, Flips, Assignments, Lending and topics other than Landlord.

The “Deal Makers” section offering members a fuller platform to explain a potential deal to possible lenders, partners, buyers.

This group is co-moderated by Adam Johnson, Joe LaBarbera and Scott Speer.


Thursday June 23

Landlord Support Group

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM         (Bayfront charges a $5 pp minimum,  plan on having something to eat)

Featuring Property Management Expert Karl Weekes of MelKar Enerprises, Inc.

 to eat.






pAT McDonald


Patricia “Pat” McDonald



Rochester Then And Now

Rochester is one of the top locations in America for real estate investment. But at a time when many markets are stagnant, Rochester holds its own in reaching the world of tomorrow.  Enjoy this look at the dynamic Rochester of today and Rochester 1963!

(And look at us now! — )

For more information please call Joe McGuire 585-342-5850

If interested in volunteering for our organization please contact:

Susan Holman


[email protected]

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Investors Beat “provides online news, education and inspiration for the real estate investor,” and their “focus is on the US property market” — and that means FFREIA, one of Upstate New York’s most dynamic and growing real estate investment associations.

Read the exclusive Investors Beat interview with FFREIA online by clicking here!

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Tax Strategies

Steve Wilterdink

January 9, 2014


Finding Real Estate … (and Some Salient Thoughts)

Leon Griggs, Jr.

February 13, 2014


Private Lending

A Panel of great local lenders

March 13, 2014


Seller Financing, the Dodd-Frank Act, and How It Impacts You

Steve Pheterson, Esq.

April 10, 2014


Understanding QuickBooks

Chris Sardone’s Office

May 8, 2014


Wholesaling in Monroe County

Joe LaBarbera/J. Barrington Nelson

June 12, 2014


Acquiring and Holding Real Estate in Rochester

Bob Napier

July 10, 2014


FFREIA Annual Picnic (Members Attend for Free)

The Board

August 14, 2014


Estimating Renovation Repairs

Speaker TBD

September 11, 2014


Upcoming Tax Changes and Implications 

Chris Sardone

October 9, 2014


Topic TBD

Speaker TBD

November 13, 2014


FFREIA Annual Holiday Party (Free to Members)

The Board

December, 2014

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