Friday, December 28, 2012

Susie Leivas of Leivas Associates Joins the Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show #310

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Susie Leivas. Susie is the CFO of Leivas Associates. She has been doing taxes since the ripe old age of thirteen, and she just started a new venture in the last year as a franchise owner.  Bruce and Susie discuss her tax business, tax audits and what makes the more likely to happen, the general mood of the participant taxpayers, changes certain to come in 2013, the maximum rate change, the Dodd-Frank Act, Medicare and Social Security Taxes, the Federal Tax Rate, and more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 

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Friday, December 21, 2012

John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting Joins the Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show #309

Bruce Norris is joined this week by John Burns. John is the CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting Firm, and he has put together quite a talented team of trusted advisors. They do service for banks, lenders, builders, developers, investors, and product manufacturers. It is a very well-respected business, and Bruce has been amazed at the transformation over the last five years. As the downturn has occurred, his business has grown and expanded. John said they have diversified, and if he had continued hanging out with homebuilders he might not have done quite as well. Bruce and John discuss California's current median price,
the VA no-down borrower, the mood of the builders for the coming year, current stock prices, the problem of AMT, Proposition 13, and more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast. 

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

308-TNG Radio - John Burns 12-15-12

Bruce Norris is joined this week by John Burns. John is the CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting Firm, and he has put together quite a talented team of trusted advisors. They do service for banks, lenders, builders, developers, investors, and product manufacturers. It is a very well-respected business, and Bruce has been amazed at the transformation over the last five years. As the downturn has occurred, his business has grown and expanded. John said they have diversified, and if he had continued hanging out with homebuilders he might not have done quite as well. Bruce and John discuss construction's impact on unemployment, commercial occupancy, increased pricing amongst distressed real estate, a recent report by CAR, below replacement cost, the problem with the lack of available building lots, the fiscal cliff, tax structure, and more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

Tune in next week as Bruce continues his discussion with John Burns on part 2 of this segment of the Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast. Tune in next week as Bruce continues his discussion with John Burns on part 2 of this segment of the Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast. 

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Friday, December 7, 2012

I Survived Real Estate 2012 Part 7 #307

On October 19, 2012, The Norris Group proudly presented I Survived Real Estate 2012.  An expert line-up of industry experts joined Bruce Norris to discuss perplexing industry trends, head-scratching legislation, and the outlook for real estate in the coming year.  Over $77,000 was raised to benefit Make a Wish and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Bruce Norris brought up the entire panel of experts to discuss industry trends and the coming legislation.  Bruce discussed with them Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the housing bubble, government growth, commercial real estate, bank reserves, each panelist's view on the economy and where they saw it heading, and more. 

Thank you so much for everyone who supported I Survived Real Estate and for listening.  Tune in next week as Bruce interviews John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

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