By joining the Chicago Area Real Estate Investors Association (Chicago Area CAREIA) you will become a member of a growing group of enthusiastic investors in the Chicagoland area. When you join us you also become a member of the National Real Estate Investors Association (National REIA). They are working hard for us as a group for other discounts and benefits as well as keeping an eye on the laws that effect us as landlords.


Membership benefits of CAREIA include:

  • The opportunity to interact, network, and re-energize our real estate investing careers through the annual National REIA sponsored cruise.

  • A continually updated real estate library of books, audio, and visual tapes.

  • Negotiated group discounts from vendors.

  • Special interest workshops and discussion groups as requested by the members to meet their unique concerns and needs.

  • Referrals of local vendors and professionals in our area to make your real estate investing successful, easier, and fun!

  • Regularly scheduled networking opportunities and events such as yearly picnics and a holiday party. We envision getting your spouse, partner, and family involved with these opportunities. We believe this will foster support for all of us.

  • Member handbooks outlining membership benefits and a list of local and national vendor discounts.

  • An informative monthly newsletter.

Membership Types

  • $99.00 - Individual

  • $199.00 - Vendor

  • $20.00 - Additional Partner/Spouse/Associate (1-Maximum)

If you have any questions about becoming a Vendor Member, please contact us at

If you have any questions regarding Individual / Associate memberships, please email