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Background Information

Employment History

Entrepreneur / Networker / RE Investor

Executive Position

The Home Depot Inc.

Affiliations

Founder
American Investors Association

Co-Founder
American Investors Association

Founder
American Investors Association

Founder
Diversified Financial Services

Founder
American Diversified Funding Services

Web References (34 Total References)


Meet the Founders - AIA Member!!

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Jim Shead

Jim is considered one of America's top real estate educators Jim SheadFounder & Speaker Jim Shead has been an entrepreneur since the age of 20 when he started his first company. He has been investing, teaching and mentoring in the real estate industry for over 25 years. Jim is widely known as "the Investor's Investor" because so many of today's successful investors got their start with Jim.
After leaving an executive position with Home Depot in 1997 where he was in charge of corporate real estate and opening new stores, he decided to retire from corporate America and founded Diversified Financial Services. Jim founded DFS to help individuals and companies with their cash flow needs. Jim has since continued to be actively involved in Real Estate and the cash flow industry and is now a professional trainer. Jim has become known as one of the foremost knowledgeable and entertaining instructors in the Real Estate industry. He now travels the country training people to quit their job and move from employee to entrepreneur by buying and selling real estate properties and paper creatively. Jim says, "If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you've always got."
As a top producing investor and entrepreneur for over 25 years, Jim understands the unmatchable power of strategic alliances that truly create a strong differentiation in the market today. This is why he decided to start American Investors Association. Jim wanted to create a one-stop-shop for investors that are looking for good value added properties at a fair price, meanwhile gaining valuable education and building wealth. Jim has consulted for several big names in real estate and industry such as Donald Trump, Home Depot, FHA, City of Biloxi, Robert Allen, Terri Murphy, Women's Council of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, many Real Estate brokers, contractors and more.


About AFP | American Freedom Properties

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American Freedom Properties was founded in Atlanta, GA by full-time real estate investor Jim Shead and his exceptional team of like-minded professionals.

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They understand the value of hard work, and appreciate the advantages of personalized, hands-on mentorship backed by Jim Shead's tough love style and many years of impressive success in the industry.
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JIM SHEAD
Jim Shead has been an entrepreneur since the age of 20 when he started his first company. Jim is considered one of America's top real estate educators. He has been investing, teaching and mentoring in real estate industry for over 25 years. Jim is widely known as "the Investor's Investor" because so many of today's successful investors got their start with Jim.
After leaving an executive position with Home Depot in 1997 where he was in charge of corporate real estate and opening new stores, he decided to retire from corporate America and founded Diversified Financial Services. Jim founded DFS to help individuals and companies with their cash flow needs. Jim has since continued to be actively involved in Real Estate and the cash flow industry and is now a professional trainer. Jim has become known as one of the foremost knowledgeable and entertaining instructors in the Real Estate industry. He now travels the country training people to quit their job and move from employee to entrepreneur by buying and selling real estate properties and paper creatively. Jim says, "If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you've always got."
As a top producing investor and entrepreneur for over 25 years, Jim understands the unmatchable power of strategic alliances that truly create a strong differentiation in the market today. This is why he decided to start American Freedom Properties. Jim wanted to create a one-stop-shop for investors that are looking for good value added properties at a fair price, meanwhile gaining valuable education and building wealth. Jim has consulted for several big names in real estate and industry such as Donald Trump, Home Depot, FHA, City of Biloxi, Robert Allen, Terri Murphy, Women's Council of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, many Real Estate brokers, contractors and more.
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Shortly after retiring from the badminton circuit, Daniel met Jim Shead and became a protégé student of his.
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Most recently, Daniel relocated to Georgia to launch American Freedom Properties with Jim.
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Founded in Atlanta, GA by full-time real estate investor Jim Shead and his exceptional team of like-minded professionals, AFP knows that the best values in today's landscape of real estate investing are found in unlisted, distressed properties with motivated sellers throughout established, greater-metropolitan markets everywhere.
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Jim Shead »


Meet the Team | American Freedom Properties

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Jim Shead has been an entrepreneur since the age of 20 when he started his first company. Jim is considered one of America's top real estate educators. He has been investing, teaching and mentoring in real estate industry for over 25 years. Jim is widely known as "The Investor's Investor" because so many of today's successful investors got their start with Jim.

After leaving an executive position with Home Depot in 1997 where he was in charge of corporate real estate and opening new stores, he decided to retire from corporate America and founded Diversified Financial Services. Jim founded DFS to help individuals and companies with their cash flow needs.
Jim has since continued to be actively involved in both real estate and cash flow industries, and is now a professional mentor and educator. Jim has become notorious as one of the foremost knowledgeable and entertaining instructors in the real estate industry. His passion is traveling around the country training people to quit their J-O-Bs and graduate from employee to entrepreneur, by giving them the tools to buy and sell property and paper creatively. Existing clients know Jim Shead is famous for telling it like it is: "If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you've always got. Jim has consulted for several big names in the greater real estate industry such as Donald Trump, Home Depot, FHA, City of Biloxi, Robert Allen, Fortune Builders, Terri Murphy, Women's Council of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, many independent real estate brokers, contractors and more.
As a top producing investor and entrepreneur for over 25 years, Jim understands the unmatchable power of strategic alliances that truly create a strong differentiation in the market today. This is why he decided to start American Freedom Properties. Jim wanted to create a one stop shop if you will for investors looking for good value added properties at a fair price while gaining valuable education and building wealth.
AFP
Your Real Estate Investment Partners
Founded in Atlanta, GA by full-time real estate investor Jim Shead and his exceptional team of like-minded professionals, AFP knows that the best values in today's landscape of real estate investing are found in unlisted, distressed properties with motivated sellers throughout established, greater-metropolitan markets everywhere.
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Jim Shead »


About - Canadian Investors Association

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Jim Shead CEO

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Jim Shead has been an entrepreneur since the age of 20 when he started his first company. Jim is considered one of America's top real estate educators. He has been investing, teaching and mentoring in the real estate industry for over 25 years. Jim is widely known as "the investor's investor," because so many of today's successful investors got their start with Jim.
After leaving an executive position with Home Depot in 1997 where he was in charge of commercial real estate and opening new stores, he decided to retire from corporate America. Jim then founded Diversified Financial Services, a company built to help individuals and companies with their cash flow needs. Jim has since continued to be actively involved in both real estate and cash flow industries, and is now a professional trainer. Jim has become known as one of the foremost knowledgeable and entertaining instructors in his field. He now travels the country giving people the tools and confidence to quit their jobs and move from employee to entrepreneur by buying and selling real estate properties and paper creatively. Jim says, "If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you've always got."
As a top producing investor and entrepreneur, Jim understands the unmatchable power of strategic alliances that truly create a strong differentiation in the market today. He founded Canadian Investors Association and American Freedom Properties to create a one stop shop for investors looking for good value-added properties at a fair price while gaining valuable education and building wealth. Jim has consulted for several big names in real estate and industry such as Donald Trump, Home Depot, FHA, City of Biloxi, Robert Allen, Terri Murphy, Women's Council of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, many Real Estate brokers, contractors, and more.
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Shortly after retiring from the badminton circuit, Daniel met Jim Shead and became a Protégé Student of his. With Jim's help, Daniel focused on wholesale houses and bought over a dozen homes for his portfolio. Selling these homes with owner financing, Daniel became an expert on Land Contracts. When Jim brought Daniel a big deal, he got hooked on hard money lending and continues that investment practice to this day.
Daniel is a major investor in Melrose Resort on Daufuskie Island, SC. He relocated there to work as Director of Finances under Jim's mentorship, learning the ins-and-outs of major commercial projects. Following this, Daniel moved to Georgia to start Canadian Investors Association and American Freedom Properties with Jim.


About - Canadian Investors Association

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Jim Shead CEO

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Jim Shead has been an entrepreneur since the age of 20 when he started his first company. Jim is considered one of America's top real estate educators. He has been investing, teaching and mentoring in the real estate industry for over 25 years. Jim is widely known as "the investor's investor," because so many of today's successful investors got their start with Jim.
After leaving an executive position with Home Depot in 1997 where he was in charge of commercial real estate and opening new stores, he decided to retire from corporate America. Jim then founded Diversified Financial Services, a company built to help individuals and companies with their cash flow needs. Jim has since continued to be actively involved in both real estate and cash flow industries, and is now a professional trainer. Jim has become known as one of the foremost knowledgeable and entertaining instructors in his field. He now travels the country giving people the tools and confidence to quit their jobs and move from employee to entrepreneur by buying and selling real estate properties and paper creatively. Jim says, "If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you've always got."
As a top producing investor and entrepreneur, Jim understands the unmatchable power of strategic alliances that truly create a strong differentiation in the market today. He founded Canadian Investors Association and American Freedom Properties to create a one stop shop for investors looking for good value-added properties at a fair price while gaining valuable education and building wealth. Jim has consulted for several big names in real estate and industry such as Donald Trump, Home Depot, FHA, City of Biloxi, Robert Allen, Terri Murphy, Women's Council of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, many Real Estate brokers, contractors, and more.
...
Shortly after retiring from the badminton circuit, Daniel met Jim Shead and became a Protégé Student of his. With Jim's help, Daniel focused on wholesale houses and bought over a dozen homes for his portfolio. Selling these homes with owner financing, Daniel became an expert on Land Contracts. When Jim brought Daniel a big deal, he got hooked on hard money lending and continues that investment practice to this day.
Daniel is a major investor in Melrose Resort on Daufuskie Island, SC. He relocated there to work as Director of Finances under Jim's mentorship, learning the ins-and-outs of major commercial projects. Following this, Daniel moved to Georgia to start Canadian Investors Association and American Freedom Properties with Jim.

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