CREIANC Membership has its Benefits!

Here Is WHY You Need to Join CREIANC Today!

For only $197 per year ($247 for 2 people),
CREIANC members receive all of the following:

Monthly Meetings

Hear the “Hot Seat Speaker” or Panelists, learn from experienced professional investors, network with like-minded investors, participate in Roundtable Discussions, take advantage of buy-and-sell opportunities with Haves, Needs, & Wants, & bring a guest!
Guests are welcome to visit once for free. Thereafter, the required cost to attend is $20.00 per meeting or CREIANC membership. Become a member at the meeting & the $20.00 meeting charge applies toward your membership fee. 

Quarterly Newsletter

Read about upcoming events, articles about investing, technical information, & more! We also have ads from our Sponsors, who are fellow CREIANC members, with their contact information for your convenience.

National Speakers

At least twice a year you have the opportunity to hear nationally known speakers addressing key aspects of real estate investing & describing how they achieved success. Members receive a discount.

Monthly Focus Group Meetings

Meet informally to network, learn, & share information. We have NINE Focus Groups to participate in, including:

  • New Investors
  • Advanced Investors (must meet certain criteria to participate)
  • Private Money
  • Vacation Rentals
  • Modular & Manufactured Homes
  • Multi-Family Housing
  • Notes Investing
  • Coffee & CREIA
  • Haves, Needs, & Wants (joint meeting with Upstate Carolina REIA in Greenville, SC)
All Focus Groups are free to CREIANC & UCREIA members. 
Some Focus Groups meet virtually, some meet in person, & some meet simultaneously in person & virtually, but all are packed full of useful information & led by experts in the field! Check out the Calendar of Events to find the next one!

Haves, Needs, and Wants: Peer-to-Peer Exchange Meeting

Have a property to sell or exchange? Need something from your peers (deals, information, assistance with a deal, etc)? Looking to buy?
You need to be here!
On the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month, we have an online meeting in conjunction with UCREIA where all kinds of deals are done. Look for the meeting on the Calendar of Events.

A BOGO Membership (2-for-1), Affiliate Account with Upstate CREIA

BONUS! Join CREIANC & you get free membership with UCREIA, based in Greenville, SC. You have full access to all their events exactly as if you had joined them too. That includes their Main Meetings & all focus groups & networking social events. Set up your affiliate account under Account Details or click HERE.

Member Directory

As a CREIA member, you will have access to a directory of other members to help you find fellow wholesalers, rehabbers, housing providers, contractors, electricians, plumbers, etc. Just be sure to check the box on your profile that allows other members to find you.

Weekly Property Listings

Every week you will receive a list of available properties for sale by your fellow (& sometimes UCREIA) members -- right to your email! This is your opportunity to network and do business with people who do business under the same Standards of Conduct you have agreed to.

Annual Membership Refund Policy:

You must attend at least 6 events within the first 6 months. If you don't feel like you've received your money's worth, just let us know & we'll refund your annual membership fee.
Note: This refund policy does not apply to monthly & quarterly memberships.


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Contact Us

Carolinas Real Estate Investors Association
  • (828) 338-9658
  • P.O. Box 615
  • Asheville, NC 28802

Proud Affiliate Member of Think Realty


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