Friday, July 31, 2015

Erik Hernandez Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #445

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Erik Hernandez. Erik is the senior vice president and principal with Lee and Associates in Ontario. During his career he has worked individually and with a team of brokers within Lee & Associates where the team achieved regional and national recognition within Lee & Associates and real estate community for team success.  He has been involved in over $1 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions during his career.  He specialized in industrial real estate as well. Bruce and Erik discuss the difference between office and industrial space, the use of robotics and automation in industries, employment and the push for higher minimum wages, industrial and commercial real estate, the impact of foreign money, the SBA's relaxed rules, fixed and variable products, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Erik Hernandez Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #444

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Erik Hernandez. Erik is the senior vice president and principal with Lee and Associates. During his career he has worked individually and with a team of brokers within Lee & Associates where the team achieved regional and national recognition within Lee & Associates and real estate community for team success.  He has been involved in over $1 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions during his career.  He specialized in industrial real estate as well. Bruce and Erik discuss how he is the sole contact for the commercial world, the pace of recovery in the commercial real estate world, the biggest fear of resets, things that have become active in the real estate world, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.  A full transcription will be coming on Monday.

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Randy Grigg of Elite Auctions Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #443

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Randy Grigg. Randy is an entrepreneur, business owner, property manager, buy and hold real estate investor, and author of The Carrot Approach to Single-Family House Management. Bruce and Randy discuss repairs he will do before renting a home, the change in society and its effect on tenants, millennials, Rent To Own versus For Rent, transitions in the auction business over the years, his new book The Twelve Minute Miracle, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Randy Grigg of Elite Auctions Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #442

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Randy Grigg.  Randy is an entrepreneur, business owner, property manager, buy and hold real estate investor, and author of The Carrot Approach to Single-Family House Management, which Bruce read twice.  Most of all, he is a friend. Bruce and Randy discuss Randy's career before real estate, his early mentors in the business, renting a property versus purchasing, the advantage of living in a community with a price point, lease-options, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

The Norris Group's Greg Norris Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #441

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Greg Norris of the Norris Group. Greg is the president of TNG Auction. TNG buys properties at trustee sales, fixes, and resells them. Bruce and Greg discuss the Norris Group's trustee sale side of the business, the length of time it takes, appraising a property, the height of trustee sales, lockouts, the type of environment to create for a trustee sale, the low inventory in the market, progression of rationalization, properties that are avoided, the effect of staging, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.
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Friday, June 26, 2015

The Norris Group's Craig Hill Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #440

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Craig Hill of the Norris Group.  Craig is the person you will be talking to if you call for a loan at the Norris Group or have an interest in trust deed investments.  The topic on today’s show is investing in trust deeds. Bruce and Craig discuss the Norris Group's trust deed program, the types of borrows they will lend to, security in trust deeds, single-family residences as an asset, the position for trust deeds, broker and lender pools, their loan-to-value programs, their new 6.9% program, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, June 19, 2015

The Norris Group's Craig Hill Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #439

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Craig Hill of the Norris Group. Craig is the gentleman you would be talking to if you were going to invest in trust deeds or borrowing money from the Norris Group. Bruce and Craig discuss the Norris Group's hard money program, how he got started in the business, HUD auctions, the beginning of the loan business at the end of the REO cycle, the 6.9% loan program, borrower misconceptions, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, June 12, 2015

Nancy West of HUD Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #438

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Nancy West. Nancy is one of four marketing and outreach specialists for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the country. Nancy joined HUD in 2004 as an underwriter and accepted her current position in 2006. Nancy works out of the Santa Ana homeowner center, which services 8 Western United States, Guam, and the Mariana Islands. Nancy traveled extensively, providing information training updates and presentations on FHA programs as well as conducting regular ongoing webinars. Bruce and Nancy discuss the current lending environment and where we are headed, the FHA, first-time buyers and to whom the FHA will lend, FICO score requirements, the tax rebate program, homeownership percentages, and much, nuch more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Dr. Robert Kleinhenz Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #437

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Robert Kleinhenz. Dr. Klienhenz is the chief economist at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC). He directs the Kaiser Center for Economic Research, which conducts research on regional, state, and national economies. In addition he has also been a teacher for over 25 years. Bruce and Robert discuss growing sectors of the market, the millennial generation and why they are holding off on specific decisions, well-rewarded skills in the marketplace, manufacturing, the strength of the dollar and its impact on exports, the new 3D printers, and much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Dr. Robert Kleinhenz Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #436

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Robert Kleinhenz. Dr. Klienhenz is the chief economist at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC). He directs the Kaiser Center for Economic Research, which conducts research on regional, state, and national economies. He has also been a teacher for over 25 years as well as a past guest on the Norris Group radio show. Bruce and Robert discuss 2014 and if there were any surprises, GDP growth, the possible emergence of driverless vehicles, the drought and where our water is being used, minimum wage and its domino effect, and much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Ward Hanigan, Founder of ForeclosureForum.com, Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #435

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Ward Hanigan. Ward is a full-time foreclosure specialist and trainer and is located in San Diego County. He brings you over 30 years of real estate experience with a degree in economics and a doctorate in law. He has worked in California’s foreclosure market exclusively since 1982. As a consequence, he has extensive experience finding cash, researching title, handling evictions, rehabbing, reselling, working as a foreclosure consultant for lenders, handing their REO turn-arounds and rollovers, and as a one-on-one trainer and mentor. He has trained some of the most successful foreclosure practitioners in the Western United States. Bruce and Ward discuss how he got started as a foreclosure specialist, the success of trustee sale buyers, the dingbat rental program, the decrease in regulars during the last cycle, Section 8, the type of tenant he wants to have, and much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.


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Friday, May 15, 2015

Ward Hanigan, Founder of ForeclosureForum.com, Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #434

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Ward Hanigan. Ward is a full-time foreclosure specialist and trainer and is located in San Diego County. He brings you over 30 years of real estate experience with a degree in economics and a doctorate in law. He has worked in California’s foreclosure market exclusively since 1982. As a consequence, he has extensive experience finding cash, researching title, handling evictions, rehabbing, reselling, working as a foreclosure consultant for lenders, handing their REO turn-arounds and rollovers, and as a one-on-one trainer and mentor. He has trained some of the most successful foreclosure practitioners in the Western United States. Bruce and Ward discuss being uncompromisingly truthful when dealing with foreclosures, staying away from dishonest dollars, flipping properties and if you need a license to make a flip fee, doing foreclosure deals with people starting in the business, Ward's first time in public speaking and how this got him started in the business, and much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 8, 2015

Mike Quarles of YellowLetters.com Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #433

Michael Quarles is back again this week on the radio show. This week he is being interviewed by Aaron Norris, who is subbing in for his dad Bruce Norris. Michael is a broker, investor, and builder who has done over 1,000 deals. He started investing as a teenager doing construction on the duplex. He made every mistake possible and survived to tell the story. After doing over 200 deals in 2005, many wondered how this was possible. His reply was marketing and negotiation. Subsequently he released YellowLetters.com, which has become the nation’s leader in direct mail marketing for real estate investors. He also launched Buy Sell Fix Flip Academy, which helps investors succeed in the real estate investing business. Bruce and Mike discuss marketing through direct mail, the CRM system, response rates from consumers, the accuracy of lists, email as part of the follow-up process, and much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Mike Quarles of YellowLetters.com Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #432

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Michael Quarles. Michael got into the business as a teenager, built a newplex, and fell in love with it. He has been doing this ever since and has done around 1,000 deals. He has also built new homes, and he is also a broker. He did somewhere around 200 deals in 2005, and he began helping other people market and learn the business. He formed YellowLetters.com and also Buy, Sell, Fix, Flip Academy. Bruce and Mike discuss marketing as a key to success, his business and how he operates with clients, the transaction of deals this year compared to 2005, cluster marketing, refined and rehabbed model homes, typical buyers when exiting the property, his Buy Sell Fix Flip Academy, and much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Mike Novak-Smith and Ted Boecker of RE/MAX Join Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #431

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Ted Boecker and Mike Novak-Smith. Ted is the owner and broker of RE/Max Results in Moreno Valley. He started the company in 1989, and he has been experienced at practicing law and being a general contractor. He has also operated different types of developments. Mike Novak-Smith is one of the leading REO agents in the entire country and the top 1% of all real estate agents nationwide. He is experienced in REO short sales, bankruptcies, asset management and negotiating. He specializes in REOs in Riverside and works with Ted’s brokerage. Bruce, Mike, and Ted discuss the difficulty today in getting loans, hedge funds, the decrease in loans handled by FHA, the need for a open market sale, the cut in full-time jobs, the initial pre-qual process, the decline in FHA loan limits, and much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.

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