Friday, January 15, 2016
Jim Fetgatter of AFIRE Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #469
Bruce Norris is joined this week by Jim Fetgatter. He is the chief executive of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, an organization known as AFIRE. He assumed this position in 1992. Before joining AFIRE, he spent 15 years in the real estate industry with the last five being spent in Dutch and British property companies, both in Washington, D.C. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and holds a B.S. from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Bruce and Jim discuss his organization, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, institutional investors, the world's most stable and secure markets, the three main types of properties in the market, the FIRPTA tax on foreign investors, the impact of foreign investors, the biggest threat to a real estate downturn, the Japanese and Chinese markets, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.