Friday, December 30, 2011

258-TNGRadio - Robert England 12-31-11

This week Bruce is joined once again by Robert England, author and financial journalist. Bruce and Robert discuss CDOs and how they came about, the concept of traunches, different laws passed for banking companies and investment firms, credit default swap, the illegal activity by specific investing firms, the recent trader who earned a lot of money from one trade, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 
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Friday, December 23, 2011

257-TNGRadio - Robert England 12-24-11

This week Bruce is joined by Robert England, author and financial journalist. Bruce and Robert discuss his book Black Box Casino: How Wall Street’s Risky Shadow Banking Crashed Global Finance and how he came up with the title, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the amount of political clout the political clubs had, the 1992 Federal Housing Enterprise Financial Safety and Soundness Act, mortgage-backed securities, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 
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Friday, December 16, 2011

256-TNGRadio - Carolina Reid 12-17-11

This week Bruce is joined by Carolina Reid, Senior Researcher at the Center for Responsible Lending. Bruce and Carolina discuss the idea of a 20% down payment, the foreclosure crisis and strategic foreclosures, the success of the NSP fund program, the period of time when delinquencies tripled and foreclosures declined, the short sale status, the ramifications from a decline in homeownership, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 
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Friday, December 9, 2011

255-TNGRadio - Carolina Reid 12-10-11

This week Bruce is joined by Carolina Reid, Senior Researcher at the Center for Responsible Lending. Bruce and Carolina discuss foreclosures and the foreclosure crisis, the connection between the foreclosure rates among communities and the loan products they received, the unintended consequences of delaying foreclosing, loan modifications, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 
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Friday, December 2, 2011

254-TNGRadio - I Survived Real Estate 2011 part 7 12-03-11

This week, The Norris Group presents the audio portion from the event I Survived Real Estate 2011. This award-winning event has raised over $250,000 since its inception four years ago thanks to the support of all the sponsors and individuals donors that participate. This year, the event focused on current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals from an exciting lineup of experienced experts from multiple industries. The video is available on the website. This week's radio show features all six panelists, who discuss the uncertainty in the lending community, stable employment, underinvestment in the economy, the 203k program that existed back in the 90s, changes that need to be made to HARP and new regulations, what each of the panelists would like to see accomplished in their industry, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

253-TNG Radio - I Survived Real Estate 2011 part 6 11-24-11

This week, The Norris Group presents the audio portion from the event I Survived Real Estate 2011. This award-winning event has raised over $250,000 since its inception four years ago thanks to the support of all the sponsors and individuals donors that participate. This year, the event focused on current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals from an exciting lineup of experienced experts from multiple industries. The video is available on the website. This week's radio show features all six panelists, who discuss the recent Moody's report on QRMs, the loan balance, the federal programs being at the county level, the uncertainty in the lending community right now, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, November 18, 2011

252-TNG Radio - I Survived Real Estate 2011 part 5 11-19-11

This week, The Norris Group presents the audio portion from the event I Survived Real Estate 2011. This award-winning event has raised over $250,000 since its inception four years ago thanks to the support of all the sponsors and individuals donors that participate. This year, the event focused on current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals from an exciting lineup of experienced experts from multiple industries. The video is available on the website. This week's radio show features Bruce and panelists Doug Duncan, Eric Janszen, Sean O'Toole, Debra Still, Sara Stephens, and Gary Thomas, who discuss the function of the appraisal management company, AMCs, the reasonable customary fee, undue pressure, the need for local market expertise, broker-price opinions, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.
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Thursday, November 10, 2011

251-TNG Radio - I Survived Real Estate 2011 part 4 11-12-11

This week, The Norris Group presents the audio portion from the event I Survived Real Estate 2011. This award-winning event has raised over $250,000 since its inception four years ago thanks to the support of all the sponsors and individuals donors that participate. This year, the event focused on current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals from an exciting lineup of experienced experts from multiple industries. The video is available on the website. This week's radio show features Bruce and panelists Doug Duncan, Eric Janszen, Sean O'Toole, Debra Still, Sara Stephens, and Gary Thomas, who discuss issues with foreclosures and how it will affect taxpayers, the number of people currently delinquent, extensively on the Dodd-Frank Act and where we are now with it, the risk retention rule, reps and warranties and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.
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Friday, November 4, 2011

250-TNG Radio - I Survived Real Estate 2011 part 3 11-05-11

This week, The Norris Group presents the audio portion from the event I Survived Real Estate 2011. This award-winning event has raised over $250,000 since its inception four years ago thanks to the support of all the sponsors and individuals donors that participate. This year, the event focused on current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals from an exciting lineup of experienced experts from multiple industries. The video is available on the website. This week's radio show features Bruce and panelists Doug Dunca, Eric Janszen, and Sean O'Toole, who discuss Eric Janszen's book The Post-Catastrophe Economy, the recent loan portfolio, the debate on the debt ceiling, output gaps, public/private partnerships to create an infrastructure and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, October 28, 2011

249-TNG Radio - I Survived Real Estate 2011 part 2 10-29-11

This week, The Norris Group presents the audio portion from the event I Survived Real Estate 2011. This award-winning event has raised over $250,000 since its inception four years ago thanks to the support of all the sponsors and individuals donors that participate. This year, the event focused on current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals from an exciting lineup of experienced experts from multiple industries. The video is available on the website. This week's radio show features Bruce and panelists Doug Dunca, Eric Janszen, and Sean O'Toole, who discuss the meaning of homeownership, foreclosure rates, investor financing, current lending policies on investors, the recent study put together by Cal Poly Pomona and Michael Carney, the primary risk of a Greek default, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, October 21, 2011

248-TNG Radio - I Survived Real Estate 2011 10-22-11

This week, The Norris Group presents the audio portion from the event I Survived Real Estate 2011. This award-winning event has raised over $250,000 since its inception four years ago thanks to the support of all the sponsors and individuals donors that participate. This year, the event focused on current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals from an exciting lineup of experienced experts from multiple industries. The video will be available on the website shortly. In this first show, Aaron Norris and Bruce Norris launch the event and Bruce sets up the evening speaking on our current sales volume in California and home ownership.

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

247-TNG Radio - Gary Thomas 10-14-11

This week Bruce is joined by Gary Thomas, First Vice-President of the National Association of Realtors. Bruce and Gary discuss the past real estate markets compared to today, interest rates and where they are going, rentals and homeownership, the mortgage interest rate deduction, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. On October 14th, the Norris Group returns with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate 2011.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

246-TNG Radio - Sean O'Toole 10-8-11

This week Bruce is joined by Sean O'Toole, President of ForeclosureRadar. Bruce and Sean discuss how he became involved in the business of buying at trustee sales, shadow inventory, how his website has changed the process for trustee sale purchases, the number of properties scheduled for sale in California currently, overencumbered properties and owners, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. On October 14th, the Norris Group returns with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate 2011.

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Friday, September 30, 2011

245-TNG Radio - Debra Still 10-1-11

This week Bruce is joined by Debra Still, Vice-Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association.  Bruce and Debra discuss the new rules that are recently being made, the Dodd-Frank Act, qualified residential mortgages and the new rules for qualifying, the 2009 Book of Business, government-funded loans and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.  On October 14th, the Norris Group returns with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate 2011.
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Friday, September 23, 2011

244-TNG Radio - Christopher Thornberg 9-24-11

This week Bruce is joined by Christopher Thornberg, Principal for Beacon Economics.  Bruce and Christopher discuss whether or not we will see growth in the second half of the year,  the housing bubble, Greece's economy compared to ours, the suspension of basic rules of asset valuation, the major impediment to having a housing market recovery, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.  On October 14th, the Norris Group returns with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate 2011.
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Friday, September 16, 2011

243-TNG Radio - Doug Duncan 9-17-11

This week Bruce is joined by Doug Duncan, Chief Economist for Fannie Mae.  Bruce and Doug discuss the housing bubble and when things became unsustainable, the mood in the market today compared to only two months ago, rentals vs. owned properties, the hurdles to having a new housing market, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.  On October 14th, the Norris Group returns with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate 2011.

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Friday, September 9, 2011

242-TNG Radio - Eric Janszen 9-10-11

This week Bruce is joined by Eric Janszen, founder and President of iTulip.  Bruce and Eric discuss his business iTulip, the housing bubble, the tulip bulb mania and how it relates to today, the fire economy, what our market can do to get back in the right direction, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.  On October 14th, the Norris Group returns with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate 2011.

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Friday, August 26, 2011

241-TNG Radio - Sara Stephens 9-3-11

This week Bruce is joined by Sara W. Stephens, President Elect of the Appraisal Institute.  Bruce and Sara discuss the Appraisal Institute, her recent testimony in front of Congress, the HVCC and the Dodd-Frank Legislation, the difference between finding estimates on Zillow and using an AVM model, appraisal management companies, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.  On October 14th, the Norris Group returns with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate 2011.

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Friday, August 19, 2011

239-TNG Radio - Rick Solis and Andrea Esplin 8-20-11

This week Bruce is joined once again by Rick Solis and Andrea Esplin, both investors in Southern California.  Bruce, Andrea, and Rick discuss when they noticed the market going down and how it affected their business strategies, how things have changed in the real estate business, the status of rental properties for the time, the status of their inventories, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, August 12, 2011

238-TNG Radio - Rick Solis and Andrea Esplin 8-13-11

Bruce is joined this week by Rick Solis and Andrea Esplin.  Both are real estate investors in Southern California and have been doing it for a long time.  Rick is also the appraiser that appraises most of The Norris Group’s hard money loan situations.  Bruce, Andrea, and Rick discuss how they first got started in real estate, how they put their resources together to form their business partnership, what the real estate market was like a decade ago compared to today, the price of rental properties,  and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.


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Friday, August 5, 2011

237-TNG Radio - Tony Alvarez and Mike Cantu 8-06-11

Bruce is joined once again this week by Tony Alvarez and Mike Cantu,  two of the most popular buyers and now trainers in California.  Bruce, Mike, and Tony discuss their different methodologies for buying and selling houses, people who were the biggest influences in Mike's life, how both of them were involved in the education side of real estate, how Bruce was the one who influenced Tony to keep going in the business, their advice for starting over when you have lost everything, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.


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Friday, July 29, 2011

236-TNG Radio - Tony Alvarez and Mike Cantu 7-30-11

Bruce is joined this week by Tony Alvarez and Mike Cantu.  Both names are household names in Southern California real estate investor buying.  Bruce, Mike, and Tony discuss how they got started in the business, negotiating in real estate, knowing what goals you want to have and keeping a record of them, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.


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Friday, July 22, 2011

235-TNG Radio - Andrew Waite 7-23-11

Bruce is joined once again this week by Andrew Waite.  Andrew is the founder and publisher of Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine.  Bruce and Andrew discuss the true definition of investors, the mood and risk behavior of buyers, control pieces, the markets with the most activity in the United States, Charles Dow and the Dow Theory, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, July 15, 2011

234-TNG Radio - Andrew Waite 7-16-11

Bruce is joined this week by Andrew Waite.  Andrew is the founder and publisher of Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine.  Bruce and Andrew discuss his magazine the Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine, the difference between real estate and traded assets, do-it-yourself real estate, the upcoming Investor Provider Leadership Summit, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, July 8, 2011

233-TNG Radio - John Burns 7-09-11

Bruce is joined once again this week by John Burns.  John is the President of John Burns Real Estate Consulting.  Bruce and John discuss shadow inventory, privately held and public homes, lawsuits over wrongfully foreclosed on homes, the Pure Affordability Index, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, July 1, 2011

232-TNG Radio - John Burns 7-02-11

Bruce is joined once again this week by John Burns.  John is the President of John Burns Real Estate Consulting.  Bruce and John discuss how he prepared for the downturn and his work as a consultant, where we have come with pricing, historical foreclosure rates, the chance of future policy changes, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, June 24, 2011

231-TNG Radio - Mike Shedlock 6-25-11

Bruce is joined once again this week by investment advisor Mike Shedlock.  Mike is a representative for Sitka Pacific Capital Management and has his own blog site called Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis.  Bruce and Mike discuss his reasons for starting his blog, the housing bubble, which direction the housing market is going, the CPI, how we can balance the budget, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

230-TNG Radio - Mike Shedlock 6-18-11

Bruce is joined this week by investment advisor Mike Shedlock.  Mike is a representative for Sitka Pacific Capital Management and has his own blog site called Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis.  Bruce and Mike discuss how Sitka had a positive year in the midst of the economic downturn, the process of deleveraging and whether it's inflationary or deflationary, different types of mortgages, accessing equity and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, June 10, 2011

229-TNG Radio - Ivan Choi 6-11-11

This week Bruce is joined once again by by Ivan Choi, president of REOMAC. This week, Bruce and Ivan discuss servicers and issues some misunderstand, second liens holding up the process, how banks dicide between short sale and foreclosure, and what might help the current situation in real estate.

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Friday, June 3, 2011

228-TNG Radio - Ivan Choi 6-4-11

This week Bruce is joined by Ivan Choi. Ivan is recognized as a mortgage default expert and industry speaker. He is the president of REOMAC; a national non-profit trade association of mortgage servicing executives, asset managers, foreclosure attorneys, real estate brokers and real estate closing service providers. He serves as the national default sales executive for New Vista Asset Management

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Friday, May 27, 2011

227-TNG Radio - Craig Hill 5-28-11

This week Bruce is joined by Craig Hill for a follow-up interview from the previous week. Craig has been with The Norris Group since its inception in 1995. He has helped The Norris Group invest in approximately $40 million worth of trust deeds.

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

226-TNG Radio - Craig Hill 5-21-11

This week Bruce is joined again by Craig Hill. Craig has been with The Norris Group since its inception in 1995. He has helped The Norris Group invest in approximately $40 million worth of trust deeds.

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Friday, May 13, 2011

225-TNG Radio - Ray McLaine 5-14-11

This week Bruce is joined once again by Ray McLaine. Ray is the founder and president of the Commercial REO Brokers Association. Ray began his career in commercial real estate 30 years ago. He has developed apartment complexes, condo projects and a mini warehouse.

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Friday, May 6, 2011

224-TNG Radio - Ray McLaine 5-7-11

This week Bruce is joined again by Ray McLaine. Ray is the founder and president of the Commercial REO Brokers Association. Ray began his career in commercial real estate 30 years ago. He has developed apartment complexes, condo projects and a mini warehouse.

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Friday, April 29, 2011

223-TNG Radio – Lance Martin 4-30-11

This week Bruce is joined again by Lance Martin. Lance has been in the real estate business for 24 years as broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Pioneer Real Estate which serves the Inland Empire. Lance is an expert in residential REO foreclosure sales.

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

222-TNG Radio – Lance Martin 4-23-11

This week Bruce is joined by Lance Martin. Lance has been in the real estate business for 24 years as broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Pioneer Real Estate which serves the Inland Empire. Lance is an expert in residential REO foreclosure sales.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

221-TNG Radio - FBI Richard Ryan 4-16-11

This week Bruce is joined by Supervisory Special Agent Richard Ryan with the FBI. Ryan supervises a cadre of special agents and detectives from various law enforcement agencies throughout Southern California. Mr. Ryan oversees white collar crime in Los Angeles, which includes financial institution fraud, money laundering, and identity theft. During his career, he successfully worked major frauds, counter terrorism, gangs and criminal enterprises, and narcotics. In 2009, Ryan was deployed to Haiti for the search and rescue of U.S. citizens being held hostage for ransom.

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Friday, April 8, 2011

220-TNG Radio – Mike & Randy Grigg 4-9-11

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by real estate investors and auctioneers Randy Grigg and Mike Grigg with Elite Auctions. Bruce, Randy, and Mike talk about getting into the auction business, auction psychology, the cost of advertising an auction, charity auctions, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Saturday, April 2, 2011

219-TNG Radio – Mike & Randy Grigg 4-2-11

Bruce Norris is joined this week by real estate investors and auctioneers Randy Grigg and Mike Grigg with Elite Auctions. Bruce and Randy talked about Randy getting started in the business, who he learned from getting started, what makes a successful auction company, differences in auctions in different markets, absolute auctions compared to other types, Mike's involvement in charity auctions, and much more on this weeks real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, March 25, 2011

218-TNG Radio – Leslie Appleton-Young 3-25-11

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Vice President of the California Realtors of Realtors, Leslie Appleton-Young.  Bruce and Leslie compare this downturn to other downturns, views on home ownership, the effect of gas prices on real estate, foreclosures, delinquency rates, and much more on this weeks real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, March 18, 2011

217-TNG Radio – Leslie Appleton-Young 3-19-11

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Vice President of the California Realtors of Realtors, Leslie Appleton Young.  Bruce and Leslie discuss this downturn compared to other downturns, views on home ownership, the state of lenders, foreclosures, home buyer tax credits, and much more on this weeks real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, March 11, 2011

216-TNG Radio – Sean O'Toole 3-12-11

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by CEO of Foreclosure Radar, Sean O'Toole. Sean and Bruce discuss what Sean sees for the future of REOs in 2011; current legislation looking to do away with HAMP, NSP, and other government funded programs; new short sale tools for Realtors and homeowners on ForeclosureRadar.com; and much more this week on the podcast.

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Friday, March 4, 2011

215-TNG Radio – Sean O'Toole 3-5-11

Bruce Norris is joined this week by CEO of Foreclosure Radar, Sean O'Toole. Sean and Bruce discuss the current market of foreclosures, the foreclosure process and how it's changed over the years, what can happen to those new to trustee sales if not careful, and much more.

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Friday, February 25, 2011

214-TNG Radio – Ben Gay III 2-26-11

Bruce Norris is joined once again this week by sales legend Ben Gay III.

Ben and Bruce discuss "do you own one" sales, the concept of wholesales, the history behind the Closures 1 and Closures 2, sales infiltration, scripted sales, and much more on this weeks real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, February 18, 2011

213-TNG Radio – Ben Gay III 2-12-11

We're back! Thanks so much for all the cards, thoughts, prayers and concerns. This week we re-launch the show with sales genius Ben Gay III.

Ben and Bruce chat about how he got into sales, one of the best things Ben's parents did for him that made him successful, the many different sales positions he's had, and bits of why he can do what he does no matter what it is he's promoting.

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Friday, February 11, 2011

212-TNG Radio – Marsha Norris 2-12-11

Marsha Norris lost her brave battle with cancer on January 22nd. For the next two weeks, we honor her memory by re-running two more shows she recorded leading up to our I Survived Real Estate events that raised awareness and money for breast cancer.

Thank You for the notes, flowers, and prayers during this difficult time. We truly appreciate your concern and all the support over the years. We feel the love. We will deeply miss Marsha (Mom) but will forever cherish the wonderful memories.

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Friday, February 4, 2011

211-TNG Radio – Marsha Norris 2-5-11

Marsha Norris lost her brave battle with cancer on January 22nd. For the next two weeks, we honor her memory by re-running two more shows she recorded leading up to our I Survived Real Estate events that raised awareness and money for breast cancer.

Thank You for the notes, flowers, and prayers during this difficult time. We truly appreciate your concern and all the support over the years. We feel the love. We will deeply miss Marsha (Mom) but will forever cherish the wonderful memories.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

210-TNG Radio – Marsha Norris 1-29-11

Marsha Norris lost her brave battle with cancer on January 22nd. For the next several weeks, we honor her memory by re-running three shows she recorded leading up to our I Survived Real Estate events that raised awareness and money for breast cancer.

A public memorial is to take place:

Sunday, January 30, 2011
3:00pm
The Grove Community Church
Riverside , California

Thank You for the notes, flowers, and prayers during this difficult time. We truly appreciate your concern and all the support over the years. We feel the love. We will deeply miss Marsha (Mom) but will forever cherish the wonderful memories.

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Friday, January 14, 2011

209-TNG Radio – Rachel Dollar 1-15-11

This week on The Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show, Bruce Norris interviews Rachel Dollar, editor for MortgageFraudBlog.com. Bruce and Rachel discuss everything to why the site started, to how rampant fraud is in the mortgage business, to the most common fraud in the market today.

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Friday, January 7, 2011

208-TNG Radio – Norris Group 1-8-11

This week on The Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show, Bruce Norris interviews Greg Norris, the property manager and buyer for The Norris Group, and Craig Hill, hard money loan and trust deed investment lead for The Norris Group. Craig, Bruce and Greg discuss some of the inner working of the company, working with a hard money lender, appraisals in the current market, and much more on tis weeks radio show.

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