Friday, May 30, 2014

Gary Watts Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #384

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Gary Watts.  Gary is the broker and owner of Impact Real Estate.  This is a private real estate company that provides consulting services to not only buyers, sellers, and investors, but also to companies affiliated with the real estate industry in California.  Gary is a well-known real estate economist who began his career in 1971.  Today, he and his company are called upon to advise the home industry of economic trends that will affect and effect their future impact on real estate.  He also manages investment properties that they acquire for their investors. Bruce and Gary discuss the years when real estate was something other than residence, the beginning of monitoring interest rates, sales requiring loan originations in the 1980s, sub-prime loans, the Great Depression of the real estate industry, foreclosures and trustee sales, government involvement in the appraisal business, the advantage of charts, and much, much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 23, 2014

John Husing Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #383

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Dr. John Husing. Dr. Husing is the leading authority on the Inland Empire’s economy, an area he has been studying since he wrote his doctoral thesis on the region in the 1960s. His influence on the business and political landscape has been so extensive that the Los Angeles Times named him one of the 100 most powerful people in Southern California in 2006. He is a writer of the Quarterly Economic Report, an economic newsletter now in its 20th year. His company, Economics and Politics, Inc. provides consulting services for municipalities and counties with economic strategies, statistical data packages, recommendations for public policy and briefing presentations to businesses and political leaders about the nature, growth, and economic trends of Southern California. Dr. Husing’s website includes copies of his newsletter, PowerPoint presentations of various speeches, and photographic glimpses of his exotic travel adventures. Bruce and John discuss the nature of this generation living at home, migration, the psychological side of charts, the lack of supply, the difference between rentals and owner-occupied homes, the change in education, and much, much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 16, 2014

John Husing Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #382

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Dr. John Husing. Dr. Husing is the leading authority on the Inland Empire’s economy, and he has been studying since he wrote his doctoral thesis on the region in the 1960s. His influence on the business and political landscape has been so extensive that the Los Angeles Times named him one of the 100 most powerful people in Southern California in 2006. He is a writer of the Quarterly Economic Report, an economic newsletter now in its 20th year. His company, Economics and Politics, Inc. provides consulting services for municipalities and counties with economic strategies, statistical data packages, recommendations for public policy and briefing presentations to businesses and political leaders about the nature, growth, and economic trends of Southern California. Dr. Husing’s website includes copies of his newsletter, powerpoint presentations of various speeches, and photographic glimpses of his exotic travel adventures. Bruce and John discuss his adventure stories outside of real estate, his study of the inland empire, his progression of a city and county, the increase in commuters, the economical differences between the IE and Orange County, housing permits in 2013, the healing of the economy and its psychological aspects, the number of senior citizens downsizing their homes, and much, much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Mike O'Neill of O'Neill Property Management Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #381

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Mike O’Neill. Mike is the CPM and broker/owner of O’Neill Property Management. Bruce and Mike discuss his time in the property management business, his staff and how they stand out from other businesses, trends in the rental arena, the ease as a buyer of renting a house or condo, his method for advertising and how it has changed over the years, reselling, California laws in regards to the tenant, and much, much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Mike Cantu and Tony Alvarez Join Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #380

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Mike Cantu and Tony Alvarez. Mike is a real estate entrepreneur, property manager, wholesaler, builder, teacher, and mentor who has purchased a huge number of homes at a discount from people he talks to over the phone and rarely meets. Tony is a real estate entrepreneur, property manager, teacher, and mentor who mostly buys properties by creating relationships with agents who control a lot of inventory. Bruce, Tony, and Mike discuss their motivations for joining real estate, what determined one's success, the "how much is enough" rule, Bruce's and Tony's experiences in teaching their different assistants real estate, the upcoming Millionaire Maker, and much, much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.

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