Chief Denny, Chris Bedgood, and Elisa Stabile will give us a glimpse into the REAL world of real estate as well as the world of reality TV. They will discuss what it takes to be successful in today’s San Diego real estate market. They will share their mistakes, their successes, and their life in front of the cameras. This is your chance to learn from some of the most successful real estate investors in San Diego.
This is what you will learn:
- How to find deals in today’s market
- How to fund your deals
- How to analyze a deal
- How to be a successful flipper in today’s market
- How to be a successful wholesaler in today’s market
Chief has been in the real estate investment and finance world for over 20 years, and he owes it all to a late-night TV infomercial! As a teenager, he helped his mother manage her rental properties, but he wasn’t inspired to put that knowledge to use until years later when he was working a minimum wage construction job and saw an investment workshop advertised on late night TV. The rest, as they say, is history! Today, he is a successful entrepreneur who has worked all over the United States, spreading his knowledge and expertise across many different real estate markets. Chief is a 1990 graduate of The New School of Architecture, where he learned to love the creative problem solving of architecture and renovation. He resides with his wife and their three children in Rancho Santa Fe, California and enjoys racing cars, traveling abroad, and all things real estate.
Chris was raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. At the young age of 17, he followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by joining the U.S. Navy, where he served as an aircraft electrician and a Naval Air crewman, participating in Operation Desert Storm.
After completing his service, Chris earned his FAA Aircraft Mechanics license and worked as a private mechanic for wealthy corporate jet owners. When he asked his clients how they made their money, they responded with two words: “Real Estate.” Soon after, Chris got his real estate license, but he still wanted to put his hands to work. So he borrowed some money, found a mentor, and began purchasing dilapidated homes to fix up and resell. To date, he has completed millions of dollars in transactions during his career.
In 2008, Chris attended one of Chief’s seminars to learn more about real estate investment. Afterwards, they struck up a conversation and became “real estate” friends. Shortly thereafter, they decided to test-flip a property together and found that their somewhat-opposing talents were a recipe for success in the world of real estate!
Chris is a detail-oriented “jack of all trades” excelling in acquisitions, negotiation, design, and resale of homes. He has a passion for his friends, family, traveling, adventure and helping others—especially veterans and their families.
After graduating from U.C.S.D. and being disappointed by the 9-to-5 grind, Elisa joined the rehab business by working as an apprentice alongside contractors and learning all aspects of construction. She prides herself on being handy with the tools of the trade and enjoys getting her hands dirty (which happens quite often in the business of flipping real estate). She has flipped properties across the country and has been involved with her family’s business in new construction.
Having always pursued many entrepreneurial avenues, Elisa is an experienced property manager, as well as an innovative copywriter and graphic designer. With close to 20 years of experience in real estate, she is also very passionate about helping others grow their real estate businesses. She speaks professionally to audiences across the U.S. and Canada, sharing her insights and expertise.
Elisa’s greatest joy is being a single mother to her son, and together they enjoy “la dolce vita” by traveling to new places, experiencing different cultures and creating fun adventures!
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
6 p.m. Doors open and networking session
7 p.m. Meeting begins
$10 for members, $20 for non-members
During the networking session there will be:
- help desk
- member library
- guest orientation
- flyer table
- haves and wants signup
- membership desk
If you are not a member and want to access the past meeting audio, join online now!
SDCIA meetings are open to everyone, no reservations are necessary. Just show up at the Scottish Rite Event Center in Mission Valley.
Everyone is invited to a no-host pre-meeting dinner at Mimi’s Cafe, 5180 Mission Center Road, from 4-6 p.m.
Legal Disclaimer: The Association, its Officers and Directors, individually or collectively assume no responsibility for the outcome of any real estate transaction, decision, or other action that any Association member, guest, or visitor, may enter into as a result of attending any meeting of the Association, listening to any guest speaker or library media, reading any Association library materials, fliers or handouts, or talking to a member, guest, or visitor. The association in no way endorses any real estate offering that may be made.
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