Metro East REIA

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About Our Membership

Full Membership in the group includes a monthly newsletter, access to our web site, admission to all regularly scheduled monthly meetings, educational opportunities, vendor discounts, membership in the Illinois Rental Property Owners Association (IRPOA), membership in the National Real Estate Investors Association (NaREIA), representation by lobbyists at the state and national level, and hundreds of networking opportunities.

In addition our members have the option of participating in the "Professional Housing Provider" program as either a full time or part time student. Our PHP classes and instructors are accredited by the National Association of Real Estate Investors (NaREIA) and certification is available upon completion of the 64 hour course of study.

Monthly Meetings - The regular monthly meeting is held on the second Monday evening of the month unless it falls on a holiday. We currently meet at the Leighton Evatt American Legion Post #365 at 1022 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL. Doors open at 5:00 PM for registration and networking; Ask the Pro at 6:00 pm; membership meeting starts at 6:30 PM; and speaker starts promptly at 7:00 PM.

DUES - A Couple or Two-Member Partnership is only $150 per year.

GUEST FEE - The guest fee to attend a meeting is $20.00. Should you wish to join our association after the presentation, that payment will be applied to your membership application for up to 60 days.

Membership Benefits Are:

  • Monthly Newsletter and Handouts

  • Monthly Meeting

  • Educational Opportunities

  • Vendor Discounts

  • Membership to National Real Estate Investors Association

  • Networking Seasoned Investors

    • Save time by learning from others experience (and mistakes!)

    • Learn the Latest Techniques

    • Opportunities to buy, sell, and trade items, property or?

    • Latest Legislative updates that affect your bottom line

    • Volunteer opportunities

National Real Estate Investors Association Benefits

Click HERE to view National RIEA membership benefits 

Click the "Join MEREIA" button to fill out your membership application! 


National REIAU 

National REIAU is an online, web-based platform, allowing students, teachers and facilitators the ability to access from any smart device at any time. It’s as simple as viewing our course catalog and choosing one that suits your needs. Learn more about it by clicking HERE

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