Frequently Asked Questions

What types of membership do you have?

·        Active: free admission to all general meetings; monthly newsletter, vendor discounts
(Membership Dues are Non-Refundable without the Approval of the Executive Board)

·        Annual Membership Dues: $150 for 1 year, $275 for 2 years, $375 for 3 years). You can save up to $75 with a Multi-year membership!
For More information contact our Membership Chairperson at (201) 410-5017 or e-mail Membership Chair.

·        Associate : free admission to all general meetings for Associate Members (Only one Associate per Active Member) living in the same household. (Annual Dues are $75). An Associate membership expires when the sponsors membership expires.
Associates may become members at any time. Please see ACTIVE above for membership information.

·        Vendor: includes all of the active member benefits and additional privileges depending on the Vendor Level chosen.
Contact our Vendor Chairperson at (973) 476-9528 or e-mail Vendor Chair.

Can I attend a meeting before joining?  

·        Effective January 1, 2017 a visitor must pay a $20 entrance fee.
Said fee shall be credited toward annual membership provided that the visitor pays the annual fee by the end of the evening.
Please be advised that we may will request that you show ID.
If a visitor wishes to attend a subsequent meeting, he/she must pay the annual membership fee or will not be admitted to the meeting room.
The annual fee is only $150 and you will then be able to gain access to the Members ONLY area of our website.

We hope that you will learn that our meetings offer solid, practical real estate education.

When do you hold your monthly meetings?

On the third Monday evening of every month. In December, Our Annual Holiday Networking Mixer is held on the first Monday of December.

Where do you hold your monthly meetings?

Our Monthly General Meetings are held at
APA Hotel Woodbridge
Click Here for Directions to the APA Hotel Woodbridge

How should I dress to attend a meeting?

Comfortable clothes are suggested. most people dress more formally for our Annual Holiday Networking Mixer

Are meetings ever cancelled because of inclement weather?

In the rare event that a meeting had to be cancelled, you would be notified by an email. You could also call the MREIA Secretary.

How do I become a member?

You may join by returning to the Home Page and clicking on “Join” where several options for joining are offered.

Do you have a Code of Ethics?

Yes. We expect our members to abide by the guidelines which have been set forth in previous newsletters. We reserve the right to revoke the membership of any member (including our vendors) who violates our Code of Ethics.

How are the meetings structured?

6:30 pm  Pre-meetings for beginning and advanced investors (Q & A).

7:00 pm  General announcements by the Board and from members. 

7:30 pm-to about 9:15 pm   The featured speaker.

I am serious about learning how to profit by investing in Real Estate. What does MREIA offer?

Our primary mission is to provide “real world” education for our members.
Therefore, our meetings are presented by excellent LOCAL speakers who offer their expertise about New Jersey real estate and/or its laws and regulations.
No speaker will ever try to sell you books, CDs or a boot camp.
Every month our e-newsletter, “The Metro,” is the largest in the U.S. and provides 24-27 informative articles about real estate.
Members can access our archives of almost 3000 articles. MREIA is a non-profit organization whose leadership is comprised of volunteers. We trace our roots back to 1982! [Click on “Past Events”]
Prior to the featured speaker or panel, we hold separate pre-meetings for beginning and advanced investors, where questions are answered.

Want additional information. Click on the other tabs on the home page.

I’m a beginner in real estate. Will the meetings be over my head?

Unlikely; many of our members are also beginners and speakers always teach basic information before moving to more advanced concepts.

Does MREIA sell its membership list to others?  

Absolutely not! We zealously guard our members’ privacy and the database is only available to authorized members of the Board of Directors. 

 

Who can I contact for further information?

Call Nick, MREIA Secretary, at (201) 343-8629