Bruce Norris is joined this week by Dave Cogdill. Dave is a former senator who is now president and CEO of the California Building Industry Association, a position he has served in since 2013. Prior to serving on this board, Dave was the county assessor for Stanislaus from 2011-2013. He also served as a commissioner on the California Water Commission. He was also the chairman for the Maddy Institute at Fresno State University after departing from Legislature. During his years in office, Dave worked a lot with leaders to resolve issue relating to rural, healthcare, and education. For his service he has received several awards including the Prestigious Profiles and Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. Bruce and Dave discuss the drought's effect on the building industry, legislation for drought relief, employment since the Great Recession, projections for 2013 going into 2014, unsold inventory, changes in the target buyers, the increase in multi-generational buyers, lowering FHA loan limits, foreign investors, the California business climate, and much, much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.
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