Published by a family office based in California with more than 40 years of real estate investing experience, Realty411 is a free print and digital online magazine.
Realty411 was started in 2007 by Linda Pliagas, who is the Publisher/CEO. Linda and her husband Nikolaos K. Pliagas, who is her real estate partner, have owned rental properties in five states and been mortgage-free since Linda was in her 30s.
Education and Experience in Both Industries
Linda Pliagas has studied and worked in both media and real estate for nearly twenty years. Linda holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from California State University, Long Beach. She was a recipient of the Bobit Magazine Scholarship for her accomplishment in publishing her first national magazine while still at CSULB in 1993.
She began her realty career 12 years ago as a broker’s assistant to a young broker who became a multimillionaire by age 29 fixing and flipping homes. When they worked together, he was a seminar devotee and took educational training around the nation with some of the greatest masters in the industry.
She kept a close ear to his teachings, obtained her real estate license, and began to focus more on the investing side of the real estate industry. Soon, Linda began to help her family, friends and colleagues also invest in rental properties, particularly out of state.
Linda has been a licensed real estate agent for over 17 years, although she currently is not an active agent because operating Realty411, and serving their many sponsors and clients, now takes up the majority of her time.
A journalist since the age of 18, Linda Pliagas has also worked and freelanced for numerous national magazines, local newspapers and online news websites.
Other Business Ventures:
Realty411 also owns, manages and operates a number of other websites and social media groups with thousands of followers. Please be sure to join the Realty411 Ning Network or join our 63,000 plus social media community by clicking on the links below.
The Realty411 team also publishes the longest-running monthly publication for investors: REI Wealth Monthly The publication is digital and has offers fantastic resources and articles.
In addition to their ventures in real estate and media, the Pliagas family own and operate a shop in beautiful Solvang, Calif., which focuses on the fine art of watchmaking and clockmaking. As owners of Horological Restoration Services, the oldest timepiece repair and restoration shop in Santa Barbara County, their business repairs rare antique timepieces in existence. Their shop serves a global clientele of collectors.
Linda Pliagas has been interviewed by the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Santa Monica Outlook, and the Daily Breeze, and has appeared on numerous television and radio interviews. She enjoys attending real estate clubs and events all over the country and networks in person as much as possible. Her personal mission to make a positive difference in media and real estate and to inspire women and economically-challenged people to learn how to invest to create a better future.
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