Events for Investing in Real Estate

Should Multifamily and Commercial Investing be in Your Portfolio?
May 06, 2017 9:00 AM

2110 S Bascom Ave

2110 South Bascom Avenue
Campbell, CA


Tom K Wilson will share his knowledge from 5 decades of investing experience to give you what you need to know to enter the lucrative world of multifamily and commercial investing… Safely.

• How multifamily and commercial properties can accelerate your path to financial independence?

• How you can invest in commercial properties for only $50,000?

• 7-point checklist to determine if you have what it takes to invest in commercial properties

• The most common mistakes new multifamily buyers make

• What makes multifamily investing so different from single family homes?

About the Speakers:

Richard Smith: Richard is an EA and is licensed by the IRS. He is a graduate of SJSU with a Bachelor of Science. Richard was employed by IBM for 15 years as a System Analyst. Real Estate tax consulting is his speciality, and he works with his clients to achieve the best tax strategy that the law allows. He also offers personalized individual business and estate planning consultations that will reduce both current and future taxes. He personally has a large portfolio of rental properties.

Tom K. Wilson: Tom has executed over $250M and over 4,000 units of real estate investment transactions, including 9 apartment buildings, 10 commercial properties, 3 condo conversion projects, 11 syndications, over 600 house flips and has many long term hold units in his personal portfolio.

One of his business is Wilson Investment Properties, a company that provides high quality, high cash flow, residential and commercial properties and syndications to passive investors.

Kaaren Hall, CEO of uDirect IRA Services founded and made a resounding success of uDirect IRA Services in the midst of the last recession. She has 20+ years of experience in mortgage banking, real estate and property management. She has guided tens of thousands of Americans through the process of diversifying their investments using uDirect self-directed IRAs. Learn more about Hall and her company at

A Sean Aguilar has over 20 years in related real estate experience, is a licensed broker and a CCIM. He is known for identifying the most compelling and credible mortgage capital sources in the marketplace. He is well versed in 1031 transactions and has sold, acquired and funded all types of properties including ground up construction, sale-leaseback’s, special use, office, retail, single tenant net-leased and value-add using bridge, permanent, mezzanine and equity.

Plan on joining us and Don’t Miss this Discussion!! 

Door Prizes, including the Amazon Echo!!

SJREI Members: $167 • Non-Members: $197

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Monthly Meeting - Should Multifam and Commercial Investing be in Your Portfolio?
May 04, 2017 7:00 PM

The Domain Hotel

1085 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA


Investing in real estate has become a popular alternative for investors seeking diversification and yield, especially in an era marked by single-digit returns. Famous for outperforming traditional stock and bond allocations for decades, the Yale Endowment allocates up to 20% of it’s investment portfolio in real estate.

For individual investors, owning investment property can be lucrative with the potential to make money from steady residual income, tax benefits, and long-term appreciation. However, buying an investment property can be a time intensive process that can be deceptively difficult and expensive.

At the meeting you will get answers to important investing questions such as:

• How multifamily and commercial properties can accelerate your path to financial independence

• How you can invest in commercial properties for only $50,000

• Seven point check list to determine if you have what it takes to invest in commercial properties

• The most common mistakes new multifamily buyers make

• What makes Multfamily investing so different from singe family homes

• How to find and qualify for a commercial loan

• How to find the right balance between CAP rates and risk

• What are the advantages and disadvantages of using IRA money to invest in real estate

• What do I need to know to get started

• What are preferred returns, GRM, waterfalls, CAP rates, and IRR

• How to avoid recourse loans and personal liability

• How to select a great syndicator

• How to understand a commercial lease

About the Speaker:

Tom K. Wilson is a 5-decade real estate investor who transitioned from a 30 year engineering career managing some of Silicon Valley’s pioneering Hi Tech companies to a full time investor in 2000. 

Since then he has bought and sold over 4000 units and over $350M of real estate, including 9 apartment buildings, 8 commercial properties, 3 condo conversion projects, 13 syndications, and has flipped over 650 houses. 

One of his companies, Wilson Investment Properties, provides quality turnkey high cash flow rental homes and commercial syndications to other investors.

Note: Hurry up and register! Meetings and new memberships have been filling up fast this year and Tom always draws a big crowd. Save your seat today.

Tom Speaks at BAWB
March 16, 2017 7:00 PM

Best Western Corte Madera Inn

56 Madera Blvd, Corte Madera 94925
Corte Madera, CA


Why you need to Understand Multi Family & Commercial Income Property Investments

• How and Where do you Select your Market

• What type of Property Type is Best and for What Markets

• How to VET the property, get loans, and Manage..


• What is NOI - Net Operating Income and how is arrived at?

• What is a CAP Rate?

• How do you figure a Gross Rent Multiplier? and is it useful?

• What is a CASH on CASH return and how is that figured?

• How do market Comps and replacement value play a part in evaluating Commercial Properties?

• What is a TRIPLE NET Lease?

• What to look for when reviewing the existing property owners income and operating statements?

• What are some of the various ways to PROFIT from Commercial Income Properties.

Plan on joining us and Don’t Miss this Discussion which will cover How does one quickly filter and screen, then review, and decide IF a potential commercial type Income property deserve further investigation for upside profit potential?

Admission is free for BAWB Members or $25 at the door for non-members.

Hopkins Manufacturing Facility Seminar
February 15, 2017 6:30 PM

Biltmore Hotel & Suites

2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA


You're invited to the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Clara after work hours on February 15, with networking appetizers starting at 6:30, presentation at 7-9pm. Sponsor Tom Wilson and his team will be presenting our new syndication, Hopkins Manufacturing Facility, and answering questions from our attendees.

Realty 411 Expo
February 11, 2017 9:00 AM

Four Points By Sheraton Pleasanton

5115 Hopyard Rd
Pleasanton, CA


Join us for an all day event to learn from top real estate investment leaders in the industry.  Experts from around the country come to make this a fantastic networking event to help make connections and grow your investment portfolio.  This event is free of charge.

Gamma Industrial Center Seminar
January 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Biltmore Hotel & Suites

2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA


Thinking of investing in our latest Gamma Industrial Center syndication? Join Tom Wilson and Dax Mitchell, our new syndication partner, to learn more about this investment opportunity and get all your questions answered.

Thinking of investing with Wilson Investment Properties? This event will cover in summary the performance of our previous syndications to give new clients an idea of how we work. Again, we appreciate your questions and look forward to learning how to best serve our clients.

This event is free of charge.

January Market Update
January 12, 2017 7:00 PM

The Domain Hotel

1085 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA


Join us for Tom's monthly market update at SJREI, where he will cover the new increase in interest rates, trends in the real estate market, and more. 

International RE Developer Beth Clifford - Speaking Event
December 01, 2016 7:00 PM

The Domain Hotel

1085 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA


Join international real estate developer Beth E. Clifford at the San Jose Real Estate Investors Association (SJREI) meeting on Thursday, December 1st. Beth will describe the dynamics of new U.S. real estate development and the opportunity in the Central American nation of Belize.  

Attend the meeting and learn:

• What is driving the demand for real estate 

• Thinking and acting big 

• Why to develop a new piece of land rather than just buy an existing building 

• How to forge relationships so local government officials will support your new development 

• The financing and funding climate for real estate development today  

• How new industries like AirBnB, Uber, and autonomous cars influence real estate development trends

• How to take advantage of the growing trend of Americans retiring outside the US

Beth E. Clifford has been an entrepreneur, business strategist and hands-on manager for the past 35 years with a passion for being effective, improving operations, and executing with excellence and integrity. 

She has had extensive experience in all areas of Information Technology function. She worked on Wall Street in the 80'x, she was Founder and CEO of a software development company, CIO of an outsource manufacturing company, and managed the construction of several Semiconductor Fabrication and BioPharmaceutical facilites in the US. 

Having developed and built over $15 billion in real estate assets in 3 countries, Beth is now focused on several new ventures including developing a new type of resort experience in Belize, a world class manufacturing and export company of homes and furnishings in Belize, a patented software product aimed at the hospitality industry and creating a new downtown project in the Washington DC area. 

Beth is the mother of 2 wonderful sons, Mark and Christopher. She serves on several boards, including Theodyssey Group, a spiritual formation ministry, and is a member of The CIO Collective. She holds a B.S. in Economics (Cum Laude) from Northeastern University, and an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurial Studies from Babson College, and is a continuous learner taking classes at Stanford University and MOOCs.

**Attendance is $35 for non-SJREI members

Dallas Real Estate 411 Bus Tour Event
November 13, 2016 8:00 AM

Hampton Inn

2200 Brookhollow Plaza Dr.
Arlington, TX


Wilson Investment Properties will again co-host the best Real Estate bus tour ever. You will see homes, multifamily properties and commercial complexes that are available to purchase. 

During this all-day event in DFW, you will get to see:
•Infrastructure of DFW.  Learn why DFW and Texas are such 
leaders in the nation. Tour the whole metroplex.
•Where the major Fortune 500 employers are.
•High-end neighborhood examples that will not cash flow.
•Examples of neighborhoods that we don’t buy in and why.
•Sweet spot neighborhoods that are just right.
•Rental homes, Multi-Family and Commerical
•Syndications that allow you to own a commercial building for as little as $50K/share.

You will learn from expert speakers:
•Why are DFW & Texas so hot?
•How to select the best property manager.
•Are commercial syndications right for you?
•What are the best investor loans that are available?
•How does a turnkey provider greatly reduce your risk?
•How the experts select the best areas and products to invest in?
•How to select the best rental insurance

$99/person or $149/couple

Breakfast & Lunch included.  Optional Dinner SATURDAY 11/12 NIGHT BEFORE $59/person.


Lone Star State Real Estate Expo
November 12, 2016 9:00 AM

Arlington Hilton

2401 E Lamar Blvd
Arlington, TX


Listen to Tom Wilson speak at the event where we celebrate Real Estate Investing in Texas with the only FREE real estate expo in Arlington


• Learn from TOP Leaders in the Industry!

• Mingle with Vendors 

• Mingle with Local Leaders & Industry Professionals from Around the Nation! 

• NON-Stop Tips for Real Estate Success ~ Make 2016 Your Year!

•  We Want & Can Help YOU Succeed.  Bring Lots of Cards.


(See Bus Tour Event for signups)

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