Join us next month! We meet every month on the first Thursday starting at 6pm. Chat log available here. Join the Choose FI Facebook group! Or find us on Meetup.com Disclaimer: This conversation/meetup is for entertainment purposes only. Please consult with Real Estate, Tax, and/or Legal professionals before making any decisions.
About Jessica EchterlingJessica moved to Des Moines in 2014 and absolutely positively loves the city for its big-little style and its vibrant real estate market in which she currently invests. She is also a frequent attendee of the DSM Real Estate Investing and FIRE Meetups. Jessica enjoys home projects of all scales from full on remodels to small paint jobs. She loves sharing odd facts and puns, learning about economics and biology, and exercising outside though she is no marathon runner or RAGBRAI champ.
Expert Panel: Current Rental Market Trends Meetup Date: November 19, 2020 This month, we're bringing back local property management experts! We spoke with Brad Neal and Ben Flurey six months ago about the changes and trends in the local rental market concerning COVID-19 and more. We learned that the market wasn't as bleak [...]
Join us via Zoom to discuss the reading assignments in The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson. We put together some discussion questions for this meeting. Yeah, we're that organized! Discussion Questions for November 13, 2020 12-1pm Chapter 7 - Failure is the Way Forward Chapter Summed Up in [...]
Construction Horror Stories October 15, 2020 Meetup Tonight we're sharing some of Bob's most unbelievable experiences in flips and when fixing up rental units. Any meetup members with their own crazy stories are also encouraged to pipe up! Links to the full agenda and Sam's Market Report are below! Agenda Local Stats / Update [...]
Getting back to the basics of financial independence. Join us next month! We meet every month on the first Thursday starting at 6pm. Chat log available here. Links of interest courtesy of Ryan Renze: The 10 Pillars of FI (Choose FI) The FIRE Flow Chart Join the Choose FI Facebook group! Or find us [...]
Intentional spending without sacrificing our financial goals. Wow is that a deep topic. What are you waiting for? Dive into the FIRE experience from September! Join us next month! We meet every month on the first Thursday starting at 6pm. Chat log available here. Join the Choose FI Facebook group! Or find us on [...]
Meet Bob August 20, 2020 Meetup Bob Coluzzi is one of a kind. With over 30 years in the trades and extensive knowledge in almost every field, Bob knows his stuff. He has been investing and flipping in real estate for decades and now works along side his son, Mitch Coluzzi. It's another virtual meetup [...]
All About Buying "Subject To" with Luke Shelton September 17, 2020 Meetup Born and raised in the metro, you could say that Luke Shelton knows a thing or two about Des Moines. He has two kids, 14 and 9, and has been married for 19 years. He did his first real estate deal in [...]
Tearing it Down to Build it Up This dilapidated two story duplex was not in great shape aesthetically, but the bones were there so Bob Coluzzi, our director of construction, began to work his magic of adding bathrooms, moving walls, clearing debris, cleaning up the lot. This duplex has one unit on the [...]
August 6, 2020 Meetup Recap This month we're talking about gamifying your finances. Turning the most mundane financial goals in to a game makes them not only more fun, but more achievable! Some users were only able to communicate via chat. The chat log is available here. Join us next month! We meet every month [...]