Tag Archives: The Deacon of Real Estate

Alex Deacon’s Property Management Series (#Podcast): To Evict, or Not To Evict!

DHREA 20/03/2019

In this Alex Deacon Property Management refresher, “The Deacon of Real Estate” evaluates the age old question: To evict, or not to evict. That IS the question!

Alex discusses when eviction is necessary, and when eviction is not necessary. Every situation is different, and there is always a bigger picture at hand. This refresher is great for any landlord or property manager!

Network with over 650 Real Estate Investors! Join Alex Deacon’s Real Estate Networking Group on MeetUp.com, and be one of the first to receive updates on upcoming events!

Alex Deacon Real Estate Networking Workshops

Carnegie, PA
653 Members

Learn investing from a local expert with a vast amount of experience in the Pittsburgh market. Alex started investing in 1993. We will review hands on examples, analysis, and …

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Pittsburgh Landlord Group

Carnegie, PA
119 Members

This is a great venue for Real estate investors, real estate agents and property managers to expand your knowledge and to help others in the field of being a landlord. We will…

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MACE Property Management: www.PittsburghPropertyManagement.com

Tara Mortgage Services, LLC: www.Tara-MTG.net

HDH Settlement Services, LLC: www.HDHTitle.com

Burkhead Insurance Services: Burkhead.Insure

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Real Estate Investing w/ Alex Deacon (#Podcast): Proper Flip Budgeting

DHREA 13/03/2019

In this segment, Alex Deacon discusses how he properly budgets for a flip or rehab project. “The Deacon of Real Estate” explains the importance of taking your ego and emotions out of the equation, how quickly you can estimate a rehab cost, and why it is important to plan for the unexpected. Don’t miss this information filled episode, great for rookies and veterans alike!


Alex Deacon’s Pittsburgh Landlord Group meets this Thursday, March 14th! Come network with other landlords as we continue last month’s conversation: Tenant Screening!

Tenant Screening II

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019, 6:00 PM

552 Washington Ave
552 Washington Ave Carnegie, PA

15 Members Attending

Last month we had a Q and A about tenant screening and we ran out of time. Its such an important topic so this Thursday we will continue our conversation. One of our members is bringing a version of Landlord software that we can all use. If you have 1 unit or 100 units you can use this software which he is now currently using and its a very reasona…

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Network with over 650 Real Estate Investors! Join Alex Deacon’s Real Estate Networking Group on MeetUp.com, and be one of the first to receive updates on upcoming events!

Alex Deacon Real Estate Networking Workshops

Carnegie, PA
651 Members

Learn investing from a local expert with a vast amount of experience in the Pittsburgh market. Alex started investing in 1993. We will review hands on examples, analysis, and …

Check out this Meetup Group →

Visit our affiliates!

MACE Property Management: www.PittsburghPropertyManagement.com

Tara Mortgage Services, LLC: www.Tara-MTG.net

HDH Settlement Services, LLC: www.HDHTitle.com

Burkhead Insurance Services: Burkhead.Insure

Bin There Dump That: www.PittsburghDumpsterRental.com


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Real Estate Investing w/ Alex Deacon (Podcast): The 2019 Real Estate Bubble

DHREA 11/02/2019

In the latest segment of Real Estate Investing w/ Alex Deacon, “The Deacon of Real Estate” discusses the looming real estate bubble, it’s probability, and how you can best protect yourself against financial disaster. (Here’s a hint…invest in Pittsburgh!)

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Screening Tenants

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019, 6:15 PM

552 Washington Ave
552 Washington Ave Carnegie, PA

16 Members Attending

Last discussion I took notes on what were our hot topics and tenant screening was one of them. We will go into detail of what we can all do to properly screen our tenants and be more aware of what a good applicant looks like on paper.

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Alex Deacon Real Estate Networking Workshops

Carnegie, PA
636 Members

Learn investing from a local expert with a vast amount of experience in the Pittsburgh market. Alex started investing in 1993. We will review hands on examples, analysis, and …

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Visit our affiliates!

MACE Property Management: www.PittsburghPropertyManagement.com

Tara Mortgage Services, LLC: www.Tara-MTG.net

HDH Settlement Services, LLC: www.HDHTitle.com

Burkhead Insurance Services: Burkhead.Insure

Bin There Dump That: www.PittsburghDumpsterRental.com

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Featured Blog by Alex Deacon: Saying “No” Can Be Your Best Investment

DHREA 07/02/2019

I thought it would be a good time to write about this issue I have right now. I have so many deals in the pipeline, and more coming at me from all directions, that I don’t know when to stop.

I can compare it to an addict with a substance abuse problem. It is very difficult when you have this serious mental condition. Obsessive drive to succeed (and to beat the other person to that real estate deal) can be very frustrating to say the least. I have to keep reminding myself there are only so many hours in the day, and so many days in our lives, and we need to be smart about which deals to chase and which to let go.

If I could give one piece of advice here, I would say don’t over analyze the deals you have in front of you. It might be better to sleep on it and discuss with another trusted advisor before pulling the trigger. The compound effect of small and almost unnoticeable changes every day will, at the end of the year, become a large impact on whatever you do.

If you are losing weight at a rate of 1/4 of a pound lost a week, it will never be noticed by you or anyone. But at the end of the year, you will have lost 13 pounds. It’s no different than building your business and your real estate portfolio: slowly and with more control. By the end of the year, you will make leaps and bounds with a lot of less stress and financial burdens.

Good luck to all of you, and learn when to say NO!

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Zero Money Down Concept For An Infinite ROI

Saturday, Feb 9, 2019, 10:00 AM

Hampton Inn Bridgeville
150 Old Pond Rd Bridgeville, pa

51 Members Attending

Our Guest Speaker will be Chris from M and M RE Holdings. Chris brings a vast knowledge of how the hard money world works, and his company has millions of dollars at their disposal for lending on your upcoming projects! He will discuss their underwriting process and show us how we can position ourselves so, not only does the hard money lender want …

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Screening Tenants

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019, 6:15 PM

552 Washington Ave
552 Washington Ave Carnegie, PA

14 Members Attending

Last discussion I took notes on what were our hot topics and tenant screening was one of them. We will go into detail of what we can all do to properly screen our tenants and be more aware of what a good applicant looks like on paper.

Check out this Meetup →

Visit our affiliates!

MACE Property Management: www.PittsburghPropertyManagement.com

Tara Mortgage Services, LLC: www.Tara-MTG.net

HDH Settlement Services, LLC: www.HDHTitle.com

Burkhead Insurance Services: Burkhead.Insure

Bin There Dump That: www.PittsburghDumpsterRental.com

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Real Estate Investing w/ Alex Deacon: Proper Budgeting for Repairs, Property Management, and Vacancies

DHREA 26/09/2018

 

In this episode of Real Estate Investing w/ Alex Deacon, “The Deacon of Real Estate” gets straight to the point…knowledge is power! Alex discusses all the necessary items and situations you should budget for to ensure a maximum ROI!

 

 

Don’t miss Alex’s most requested Workshop of the year! We’re bringing in special guest speaker Josh Caldwell for this event! RSVP by clicking the box below!

How to find and analyze my next RE Investment

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018, 10:00 AM

Hampton Inn Bridgeville
150 Old Pond Rd Bridgeville, pa

9 Members Attending

This is our most widely asked for workshop. We do this a few times a year and it will contain the steps you can take right now with very little experience. You can implement these steps and start using them in your day to day investment journey. We will discuss and hit on a few very important ideas on how to do the following 1. Where to look for …

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Visit our affiliates!

MACE Property Management: www.PittsburghPropertyManagement.com

Tara Mortgage Services, LLC: www.Tara-MTG.net

HDH Settlement Services, LLC: www.HDHTitle.com

Burkhead Insurance Services: Burkhead.Insure

Bin There Dump That: www.PittsburghDumpsterRental.com

 

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Real Estate Investing w/ Alex Deacon: How To Quickly Evaluate A Real Estate Deal

DHREA 12/07/2018

 

 

In this long-form segment, “The Deacon of Real Estate” Alex Deacon discusses the tricks and tools you already have at your fingertips to help you quickly analyze a deal. Learn how to buzz through hundreds of properties in minutes to help maximize your time and energy. The Deacon explains how technology and knowledge of area can be the biggest weapons in your arsenal.

 

 

We’re nearing 500 investors in Alex Deacon’s Real Estate Networking Group! Join today!

Alex Deacon Real Estate Networking Workshops

Carnegie, PA
464 Members

Learn investing from a local expert with a vast amount of experience in the Pittsburgh market. Alex started investing in 1993. We will review hands on examples, analysis, and …

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Visit our affiliates!

MACE Property Management: www.PittsburghPropertyManagement.com

Tara Mortgage Services, LLC: www.Tara-MTG.net

HDH Settlement Services, LLC: www.HDHTitle.com

Burkhead Insurance Services: Burkhead.Insure

Bin There Dump That: www.PittsburghDumpsterRental.com

 

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Saturday’s Real Estate Investor Workshop Was A Success!

DHREA 12/03/2018

 

Overall, we had about 40 investors attend our workshop this past Saturday!

Another great success this weekend. We keep gaining traction and had our best turnout yet. I also wanted to give a speacial thank you to our guest speaker Matt Stevans! Matt is my CPA and represents hundreds of real estate investors. I will send out an email in a few weeks about what our next topic will be.

We are also creeping up on 400 members. Please continue to invite other friends to join our group. See you next month! – Alex

Click here to connect with me on Meetup for early updates!

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