Real Estate Investment Contracts

Reading Between the Lines


This course is a deep dive into real estate contracts for investors so you know what to look for and what to avoid.

It prepares you for when you are looking at real estate deals online by addressing some of the key issues related to the contracts.

The course is structured as follows. First, I give you a global perspective how to look at these contracts. They're really huge contracts and I'm going to give you a high-level overview from 50,000 feet of how you should be looking at them; how you should be internalizing all the concepts that the course covers.

The next section covers detailed conversations with the Legal Dream Team of Gene Trowbridge, of Trowbridge Sidoti, Scott Smith, of Royal Legal Solutions, and Richard Ormond, of Buchalter.

The course wraps up with a summary of all the key points that have been made so you have it in a well encapsulated, easy reference format.

Note: I am not a lawyer, an accountant or a financial adviser. I do not give law, accounting, tax, financial or investment advice.

The course covers:

3 Common Threads that Run Through All Contracts

10 Key things to look for so that you can assess the risk profile of each deal

5 Red flags, deal killers to avoid

8 Ways to arm yourself so you can protect your own interests and minimize the chance of losing everything

Real Estate Investment Contracts is NOT a substitute for hiring your own attorney to review any contracts you are contemplating signing.

It will, however, provide you with a deep insight into what to look for before calling your attorney so that you can screen out deals that make no sense first.

Learn from some of the country's top legal experts what to watch for, how to avoid disasters, and what steps to take to protect yourself and your investment.

Your Instructor

Dr. Adam Gower
Dr. Adam Gower

Dr. Adam Gower is the world's foremost expert on raising real estate capital online.

He has combined his decades long experience in real estate investment and finance with best-of-class digital marketing techniques to create the Investor Acquisition System - a process utilized by sponsors and crowdfunding platforms to raise hundreds of millions of dollars.

He has held senior management positions at some of the largest real estate companies and institutions in the world and is recognized as an industry thought leader on the impact of crowd funding on the industry. During the 1990’s he was President and CEO of a division of Universal Studios developing their real estate portfolio throughout the Asia Pacific Region. After the financial crisis of 2008 had taken hold, Dr. Gower advised major regional banks and the world's largest private equity fund on their asset disposition strategies, assisting them to divest of large portfolios of real estate collateralized loans, and personally transacting in excess of $1.5 billion in real estate of all types.

Dr. Gower builds digital marketing platforms for developers so they can raise capital online and has taught the only fully accredited course in the country that focuses on real estate syndication investment via crowdfunding.

His first book Jacob Schiff and the Art of Risk, (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) examines how investment banks mitigated risk in the early 20th Century and his work linking regulatory changes of today with practices described in this book are considered by many as being groundbreaking.

His second book, Leaders of the Crowd, (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) is based on his internationally syndicated podcast series, The Real Estate Crowdfunding Show, Syndication in the Digital Age. Dr. Gower is the founder of GowerCrowd, the real estate syndication industry's leading resource for news, training, and online education for both sponsors and investors alike.

Visit GowerCrowd.com for free resources and more information.

Course Curriculum

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  Gene Trowbridge Esq., Trowbridge Sidoti LLP
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  Scott Smith Esq., Royal Legal Solutions
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  Richard Ormond Esq., Buchalter
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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