is a news and information resource for real-estate investors developed to assist them in the acquisition, management and growth of their real estate portfolios. is an advocate for real-estate education and some of the greatest Masters of Real Estate are featured in our print magazine.

Our History:

Published by a group of investors with more than 30 years of investing experience, has reached tens of thousands of investors in person with their in-person events around the nation. was founded in 2007 by Linda Pliagas, who is the publisher.  Linda and her husband Nik, have owned rental properties in five states and have been housing providers for over 20 years in California.

Education and Experience in Both Industries:

Linda Pliagas has studied and worked in both media and real estate for nearly 25 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. Recently, she was honored by the California State Legislature, 55th District, for her contribution to expanding real-estate investing knowledge (Oct. 2023).

She began her realty career many 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. A published journalist since the age of 18, Linda has also worked and freelanced for numerous national magazines, local newspapers, and online news websites.

Other Business Ventures: also owns and operates a number of other websites and social media groups with thousands of followers. Please be sure to join the Realty411 Network to interact online with our readers across the nation. The Realty411 team also publishes REI Wealth Magazine.  The educational publication began as a digital version issue in 2012.

In addition to their ventures in real estate and media, the Pliagas family own and operate a shop in beautiful Solvang, California, which focuses on the fine art of watchmaking and clock making. As owners of  HRS Clocks (Horological Restoration Services), the oldest timepiece repair and restoration shop in Santa Barbara County, their business repairs and restores rare antique timepieces . Their service shop, established in California in 1977, serves a global clientele of watch/clock and antique collectors.

Media Contact:

Linda Pliagas has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Orange County Register, Daily Breeze, Los Angeles Daily News, among others, and has appeared on numerous television and radio interviews.

For media inquiries, please call our office at: 805.693.1497.

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