Join us for our Next Monthly Meeting:
Thursday, October 19


5:15 - 6:00pm: Doors Open
Network with MREI Members, Guests and Vendors

6:00 - 6:45pm:
 Ask The Expert

with Sami Abdallah, We Buy Ugly Houses
Buying Direct from Sellers, Direct Marketing to Sellers or How I get Sellers to Invite me into their Home.

Plus, Haves and Wants!

7:30 - 9:00pm: Main Meeting Event
Featuring, Darlene Root

Darlene Root is a three time MREI "SHARK" from our Shark Tank Events!  She will be presenting to MREI with One Mission: To shake things up in the real estate investing world!  She will be discussing, How to Invest using Trusts and Sexy Secured Seconds!

Be Prepared to be "Powerfully Disturbed," as Darlene shows you how you can:
- Shield property from Liens and Lawsuits
- Stop paying Transfer Tax, Revenue Stamps, Title Insurance, and closing costs on every deal
- Assume a mortgage without triggering the Due on Sale clause
- Hid ownership from prying eyes
- Eliminate seasoning issues and double escrow
- Avoid the FHA 90 day flip rule
- Avoid Probate
- And So Much More
You will not want to miss our monthly meeting featuring, Darlene Root!

Is this your first time attending an MREI Monthly Meeting?  
Your FIRST Monthly Meeting is FREE!  Print a Free Guest Pass at the top right corner of this page!

If you haven't joined as a member and used your Free Guest Pass, then there will be a $20 door fee.  If you join MREI before the meeting is over, your $20 door fee will be applied to your new membership!


One Day Workshop, Featuring: Darlene Root
Saturday, October 21

9:00am - 5:00pm
Troy Community Center
Click Here to Register

Investing Using Trusts
An educator at heart, Darlene is passionate about bringing her message of financial freedom through strategic retirement investments to her avid following of fellow investors.

Two Day Workshop, Featuring: Robyn Thompson
Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19
9:00am - 5:00pm
Embassy Suites Troy
Click Here to Register

Quick Turn Houses into Fast Cash
How to Build a Massive Buy and Hold Portfolio

Robyn will share her most up to date strategies for buying low and selling high to ensure large profits for her Quick Turn Houses into Fast Cash segment.  Then, she will spend the day teaching you how to build a Massive Portfolio of Keeper Properties that will crank passive income for your retirement.
Attend One Day or Attend Both!

MREI Members get 2% back from The Home Depot
Thanks to MREI and National REIA's connection with Home Depot, active MREI Members can register their ProXtra Account and register their payment cards and receive 2% back on their purchase on top of any other discounts they may be eligible for.  Again, did we say FREE money?!  Rehabbers, Property Managers, Contractors, Homeowners...know someone who could use this benefit?  Sign up for an MREI Membership today!  
Click Here to Join Now!

Additional Home Depot Benefits you Receive as an MREI Member:
Home Depot has put together an amazing Paint and Appliance Program for the Members of National REIA!
Appliance Program
We have a custom catalog for appliances for you to choose what you are looking for in a selected group at great prices. Our new program includes:
  • French Door and Side By Side Refrigerators
  • Top Freezers Refrigerators
  • Dishwashers
  • Microwaves and Cooktops
  • Ranges / Wall oven
  • Laundry

Here's how you can take advantage of the deep discounts:

  1. Download the Home Depot Appliance Program Catalog (.PDF)
  2. Download the Home Depot Appliance Program Order Form (.XLSX) (Members Only)
  3. Fill out your 'Customer Information' and 'Delivery Information' in the top two sections of the order form.
  4. On the order form to select the appliance type, click into the first cell under the '1. Select Type' column and then click the Dropdown Arrow to the right of the cell to select from a list of available appliance types.
  5. On the order form to select the item, click into the first cell under the '2. Select Item Description' column and then click the Dropdown Arrow to the right of the cell to select from a list of available items.
  6. Important: On the order form make sure you enter your Home Depot Pro number in the [ACCOUNT NUMBER HERE] field at the bottom. (Your Home Depot Account number is available inside your Home Depot Pro account, click here to login)
  7. Once you have finished filling out the order form, ‘Save' the complete order form to your computer.
  8. Email the complete Home Depot Appliance Program Order Form as an attachment to with the subject line ‘Appliance Order - [YOUR HOMEDEPOT PRO NUMBER HERE]'
  9. Once your appliance order has been emailed to the email address above it will be processed within 24-48 hours and someone from your local store will be in touch via the 'Buyer’s Phone Number' provided on the Order Form.

Paint Program

The new National Paint Program for all National REIA Members is very simple. You will receive 20% off Interior and Exterior Paints and Primers including all of the Home Depot quality paints - Behr, Kilz, Glidden & Zinsser! All you have to do is key in the number you used to register in Pro XTRA at the checkout to take advantage of the savings.

Other valuable benefits of the paint program include a PRO Paint Specialist in every store to help with your paint projects and free job site deliveries on all orders over 25 gallons.

To check your registered phone number log into your Pro Xtra account here.

Download the Home Depot Paint Flyer (.PDF)

If you have any questions about how to order appliances through our new Home Depot Appliance Program you can call 888-762-7342 or email

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Michigan Real Estate Investors - MREI Monthly Meetings:
Our Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each month (except December)
Meeting Location:
MSU Mgt Education Center
811 W. Square Lake Rd
Troy, MI 48098