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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