Friday, August 24, 2012

Mark Palim, Director of Economics for Fannie Mae, Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #292


Bruce Norris is joined this week by Mark Palim.  Mark is a director in the economic and strategic research group at Fannie Mae.  His work focuses on the impacts of trends in the financial services sector on the economy and on Fannie Mae.  Dr. Palim has a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University and a B.A. in international studies from John Hopkins University.  He lives in Bethesda, Maryland and will join the panel at I Survived Real Estate.  Bruce describes Mark as being in the What’s Next? Business.  He has to look in the future and tell people what is likely going to happen next.  Bruce and Mark discuss the current status of the ten-year Treasury bill, the dislocation created in our economy, the impending fiscal cliff, the real estate market in the last five years, the signs of stability and what is causing them, shadow inventory, the current economic outlook, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 

In other news, the fifth annual I Survived Real Estate will be meeting on October 19 this year.  The Norris Group would like to thank their gold and platinum sponsors for helping to make this event possible.  Mark Palim will be joining the panel at I Survived Real Estate 2012.   




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Friday, August 17, 2012

Investor Experts Mike Cantu, Tony Alvarez, and Rick Solis on the Norris Group real estate radio show




Today on the show are three special guests.  Rick Solis is a very successful investor who flies a little bit below the radar.  He is an appraiser, buys trust deeds, and buys properties.  Tony Alvarez, who invented the radar, is the REO Mentor and is a very successful buyer and teacher.  He works with buying and holding, buying and selling, does wholesaling, and buys currently out of the MLS.  Mike Cantu is a very successful property buyer.  He has been a developer, landlord, and trainer.  He is specialized in talking to clients on the phone and never meeting a soul who he buys houses from.  Bruce discusses with them the first time they were inspired to invest in real estate, how their children view real estate, the time they had their first good stretch of real estate, their toughest times in the job, their definition of wealthy, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 

In other news, the fifth annual I Survived Real Estate will be meeting on October 19 this year.  The Norris Group would like to thank their gold and platinum sponsors for helping to make this event possible. 




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Friday, August 10, 2012

Lance Martin, Mike Novak-Smith, and Steve Silva Join Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #290


Today on the show are three special guests.  Lance Martin 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 and owns offices in several Southern California counties.  Mike Novak-Smith is not only one of the largest REO agents in the Inland Empire but also the nation.  Mike is in the top 1% of all real estate agents nationwide and is experienced in REO short sales, bankruptcies, asset management, and negotiating.  He also specializes in the Inland Empire as well.  Steve Silva owns several businesses including Market Point Realty and Las Brisas Escrow.  Steve is an expert in residential REO sales as wells as being a real estate investor.  Bruce discusses with them the status of appraisers in the current market, cash buyers, the people backed by Wall Street money and if they affect their businesses, the new sense of entitlement in this country, REO listings and short sales, eminent domain, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.



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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Lance Martin, Mike Novak-Smith, and Steve Silva Join Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #289




Today on the show are three special guests.  Lance Martin 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 and owns offices in several Southern California counties.  Mike Novak-Smith is not only one of the largest REO agents in the Inland Empire but also the nation.  Mike is in the top 1% of all real estate agents nationwide and is experienced in REO short sales, bankruptcies, asset management, and negotiating.  He also specializes in the Inland Empire as well.  Steve Silva owns several businesses including Market Point Realty and Las Brisas Escrow.  Steve is an expert in residential REO sales as wells as being a real estate investor.  Bruce discusses with them the future status of where inventory is going to come from, what inventory investors might find to buy, the volume of REO sales in the early 90s compared to the 2007-2012 years, property values in the 90s and today, the loan modification programs and which have been successful, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.



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