CREIANC Membership has its Benefits!

Here Is WHY You Need To Join CREIA Today!

For an initial fee of $197.00 per year, and a renewal fee of just $147.00, CREIA members receive the following:

Monthly Meetings

Hear the “Hot Seat Speaker,” listen to experienced professional investors, network with other investors, participate in “Roundtable Discussions,” take advantage of buy and sell opportunities with “Show and Sell,” and bring a guest! Guests are welcome to “visit” once for free. Thereafter, the required cost to attend is $20.00 per meeting or CREIA membership. . Become a member today and the $20.00 meeting charge applies toward membership fee. 

Monthly Newsletter

Read about upcoming events, articles about investing, technical information, classifieds with homes to sell and buy, rentals, and more!

National Speakers

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

 Local Speakers Seminars

Several times a year you will have a special opportunity to spend a half-day learning about investing. Past seminars have included topics from a wide variety of subjects including “How to use a Financial Calculator,” “How to Negotiate Deals,” “Tax Strategies,” “Landlord-Tenant Relationships,” “Buying and Selling Mobile Homes” and many others.

 Monthly Focus Group Meetings

Meet informally to network, learn and share information. Current Focus Groups include: Beginning Investors/Case Study Meeting, Intermediate Investors Group, Advanced Investors Group, Private Money Group, CREIA Monthly Meeting, New Member Orientation, Vacation Rental Group, Henderson County Focus Group and Multifamily Focus Group. Many of the focus groups are free and open to CREIA and other REIA members only. Some are open to guests. A full list is available here on the website by looking at the calendar of events. As allowed, guests are welcome to “visit” once for free. Thereafter, the required cost to attend is $20.00 per meeting or CREIA membership. All Focus Groups are held in and around Asheville, NC, unless otherwise noted.

THINK REALTY - MEMBER SERVICES & SUPPLIERS: Carolinas Real Estate Investors Association, Inc (CREIA) is now a proud affiliate of Think Realty. Think Realty provides real estate investors access to tools and resources designed to give you a smart competitive advantage.  

Save big with these free benefits!

Carolinas Real Estate Investors Association, Inc has partnered with Think Realty to save your business thousands every year on the purchases you make every day. At the June 16th main meeting, Think Realty sales representative, Carmen Fields, will show us how to sign up through the PROs website to take advantage of free Think Realty member services, discounts, and other valuable tools. 

Top features of your free Think Realty account:

  • Savings at major retailers, including Sherwin-Williams, Home Depot Pro, Office Depot, and Sunbelt Rentals.
  • Expand your business with benefits from Realeflow, Motili and more!

To receive these benefits, you'll need to register for a free Think Realty account through the website. Whether you're just starting your real estate investing career or a seasoned pro, Think Realty has exclusive content and benefits to move your business forward.

To learn more or to register, go to website via the membership info, member benefit pages. Simply click here to register now for free. Or, go to, scroll to the bottom and click on the Think Realty logo.

Our Think Realty Benefits Suppliers:

Activate YOUR Savings with Think Realty!

All of the Think Realty Supplier benefits shown below are accessible to all CREIANC Members. Become a member with CREIANC and register with Think Realty to get access to all these benefits.

If you are a CREIANC Member, log in and activate your Think Realty benefits!

Sunbelt Rentals

Check your blueprint—it’s time to save money, with Sunbelt Rentals!
About Sunbelt Rentals:

  • The finest service and equipment in the rental industry
  • Over 600 full-service facilities from coast to coast—each one a rental location with dispatchers, mechanics, and service and delivery vehicles
  • 24/7 emergency service provides you with the confidence that you can complete any project on-time and on-schedule.

Savings vary by length of rental.


Word around the water cooler: Office Depot has the savings on what you need. Save on more than 6,000 items in-store at Office Depot, and over 265,000 items online!

  • 10% off over 6,000 items in-store with a store purchasing card
  • Up to 55% off retail on various office supply, cleaning, and breakroom items
  • Average of 10% savings on technology
  • Up to 20% off printer ink and toner
  • Free next-day shipping on orders of $25 or more
  • Special pricing at the Print & Copy Center

Savings vary by item.

Home Depot Pro

At The Home Depot Pro, Specialty Trades, our job is helping you do yours. For more than 60 years, we’ve helped pros do more by providing professional-grade products and innovative business solutions that address the challenges you face every day, making it easier to manage your business, find efficiencies and improve your bottom line.


Get More Done. Every Day

  • Order on-the-go with our powerful mobile app with mobile scan-to-order – just scan a barcode, bin label or product number directly from our catalogs
  • Take advantage of our national network of distribution centers and store locations for ultimate convenience and product availability
  • Get it fast with next-day delivery on most products to most locations

Grow Your Business

  • Minimize your costs and secure more jobs with our personalized, wholesale pricing structures and volume based pricing
  • Simplify your inventory processes and reduce carrying costs with our customizable StockWise® inventory management programs
  • Maximize your buying power with a business line of credit (available to qualified customers)
  • Take advantage of the ProPurchase card – linked to the business line of credit, it can be used for everything from tool and truck rentals to last minute project needs online or at any of the 2200+ Home Depot store locations

Improve Customer Satisfaction

  • Receive expert help from a dedicated Account Manager and best-in class customer service and technical support teams that understand the challenges you face every day
  • Meet customer expectations and minimize call backs with access to thousands of pro-grade brand-name and private brand products that can help increase your bottom line

House Flipping Spreadsheet

Looking for a better way to analyze deals, manage projects and track expenses? Meet House Flipping Spreadsheet!

  • As a Think Realty member, save 20% off all products
  • Buy a product once and get free upgrades for life
  • No subscription fee!

NREIG - National Real Estate Insurance Group

Get insurance designed for investors covering vacant, renovation, or occupied properties with pay-as-you-go monthly billing all on the same schedule.

Get a free insurance proposal for:

  • Coverage specific to your investment model
  • Coverage for all occupancy and investment phases
  • Monthly, pay-as-you-go “reporting” form
  • No minimum earned premium
  • Coverage in all 50 states
  • Competitive rates with carriers rated “A” or better by A.M. Best
  • Insure properties held in IRAs, Trusts, LLCs, and Corporations

Anderson Legal, Business, & Tax Advisors

Get a Free Strategy Session

*This offer is only available to U.S. Residents. A $750 value.

  • A Clear Investment Strategy
  • A detailed risk assessment to assist in lowering problem areas that could wipe out all of your assets with one wrong move
  • Business planning tips to know how to run your investments as a business and not get turned down by lenders left and right
  • Get Your Next Action Step

Benjamin Moore National Accounts Partnership Program

The Benjamin Moore® National Accounts Partnership Program makes it easier to buy and manage paint, color and coatings. The program offers online access to all Benjamin Moore products at consistent, negotiated pricing. It also provides project management from planning through completion. Aimed to help you reduce the total cost of ownership of any painting project, the National Accounts Partnership Program combines tailored service with online efficiency.

Members have access to:
  • Online ordering and billing
  • Access to national account specifications
  • Access to Benjamin Moore and Co. full product catalog
  • Corporate customer: Ability to view their own catalog of specifications and see who is purchasing against it
  • Contractors: Access to SKU’s, product, color and pricing information

PPG National Account Paint Management Program

The PPG National Account Paint Management Program provides a method for ensuring that you always receive the highest quality paint across all of your locations. More importantly, the PPG National Account Paint Management Program is the easy, reliable, standardized way to select, purchase, receive and pay for that paint – no matter where that project is located.

Members have access to:
  • Consistent and Competitive Price You Can Count On
  • World-Class Product line
  • National Brands with a Local Focus
  • Single Point of Contact
  • Nationwide Distribution and Product Delivery  (Carolinas Real Estate Investors Association) does not give legal, tax, economic, or investment advice. CREIANC disclaims all liability for the action or inaction taken or not taken as a result of communications from or to its members, officers, directors, employees and contractors. Each person should consult their own counsel, accountant and other advisors as to legal, tax, economic, investment, and related matters concerning Real Estate and other investments.   

Your email will never be shared or sold to other members, vendors or any other third party without your consent.

Contact Us:

Carolinas Real Estate Investors Association

P.O. Box 615
Asheville, NC 28802
(828) 246-2423

Proud Affiliate Member of Think Realty

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