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Florida Real Estate and Opportunity Zones With Bruce and Aaron Norris #656

The Norris Group - 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

This week's radio guests are The Norris Group's very own Bruce and Aaron Norris coming to us from Florida. As part of their Florida seminar, they decided to add some new chapters, and they had no idea how far down the rabbit trail they would go on one of them.

In this segment, Bruce and Aaron will discuss the Florida real estate market, opportunity zones, what people are choosing to do with the properties they purchased ten years ago, how hard it is for California investors to adjust to the Florida market, the four Quadrants and which one we are currently in, how much has changed or come true from Bruce's latest report, the speakers on the I Survived Real estate panel, their other upcoming events, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Housing Portfolios and Rentals With Mike Cantu #655

The Norris Group - 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Mike Cantu. Mike wears a lot of hats in the real estate world. He's a wholesaler flipper and occasional builder and property manager of his own portfolio of well-selected rentals. He has trained other people, and after all this time is still a student.

In this segment, Bruce and Mike will discuss how he accomplished one of his biggest goals, what led him to own a rental portfolio, what events shaped the direction he went in his life with his work, Mic Blackwell and his influence on him, his daily morning routine to prepare him for the day, his biggest influencers as far as teachers, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Real Estate Investing With Mike Cantu #654

The Norris Group - 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Mike Cantu. Mike wears a lot of hats in the real estate world. He's a wholesaler flipper and occasional builder and property manager of his own portfolio of well-selected rentals. He has trained other people, and after all this time is still a student.

In this segment, Bruce and Mike will discuss how an infomercial got him interested in real estate investing, his experience and time working with Mick Blackwell, his first jobs and how much he made compared to when he was an investor, how he learned discipline and dedication and how he carried it over, how early he showed signs of being an entrepreneur, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Asset Protection and Liability With Dyches Boddiford #653

The Norris Group - 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Dyches Boddiford.  Dyches is one of the most recognized and trusted names in the real estate industry. He went through college, got a degree in physics and computer science in the early 70s. In the 1980s, he began to purchase properties, first his own home. By mid-80s, he also began to purchase notes. In the early 90s, he retired from working for other companies to work on his own. He created loans for mobile homes, and he even bought and flipped them and carried the financing. In the early 90s, he began teaching about the subjects he's most well known for, holding properties and trusts and corporations and LLCs.

In this segment, Bruce and Dyches will discuss asset protection, the percentage of investors who carry asset protection, Corporations and LLCs, his favorite state to originate an LLC, why he became interested in teaching, liability issues investors who hold rental real estate face, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Discount Notes With Dyches Boddiford #652

The Norris Group - 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Dyches Boddiford.  Dyches is one of the most recognized and trusted names in the real estate industry. He went through college, got a degree in physics and computer science in the early 70s. In the 1980s, he began to purchase properties, first his own home. By mid-80s, he also began to purchase notes. In the early 90s, he retired from working for other companies to work on his own. He created loans for mobile homes, and he even bought and flipped them and carried the financing. In the early 90s, he began teaching about the subjects he's most well known for, holding properties and trusts and corporations and LLCs.

In this segment, Bruce and Dyches will discuss the states where he has done his business, how he first learned about the house buying business, the housing market in the 70s and 80s compared to today, what his daughter does in the business and whether she has found new ways of sourcing properties, discount notes, his favorite teachers in the industry, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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National Association of Real Estate Editors Conference Highlights With Aaron Norris #651

The Norris Group - 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

This week's radio show features Aaron Norris of The Norris Group. For the last couple of months, they've really beat up accessory dwelling units. He doesn't expect to touch on that again until SB 13 has some movement. It did move forward as of July 1st, so we'll see what's next. It's still in the house, and we'll wait to see what happens. However, it was covered from so many different angles, and last week they covered AirDNA. If you're doing vacation rentals or thinking about doing vacation rentals, it's going to be a really important tool for you.

In this segment, Aaron gives several highlights from the National Association of Real Estate Editors Conference, including the top 10 issues facing residential and commercial real estate, the hotel sector of the market, iBuyers, big changes coming to retail, investor buying activity, how homebuilders are feeling about the market, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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AirDNA and Vacation Rentals With Leslie James #650

The Norris Group - 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Leslie James of AirDNA.  This was an interview that was a long-time coming. They were nice enough to help The Norris Group back in September of last year to create a very beefy chapter on vacation rentals that they ended up doing for their portal and live. Just six months later, they helped him do a lot of research down in the Florida market because they're investing out there and building new homes to rent. The data that's provided there was a referral, and he is just completely grateful to know that this data is even available because they're data nerds.

In this segment, Aaron and Leslie will discuss her company AirDNA, how long they have been around, how they work with putting vacation rentals on the market, their pricing, how they compare to others like Airbnb and VRBO, what they have in store for the future, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Q & A with the SDCIA Panel #649

The Norris Group - 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

This week's radio show is unique in that we are covering an event Aaron recently spoke at with SDCIA. At this event, he spoke with different people on a panel of experts.  This will close out our  Featured on the panel were Catherine Blakespear, mayor of Encinitas, Greg Nickless, Senior Housing Analyst for the California Department of Housing and Community Development, Geoff Plagemann, planner of Encinitas, Brent Johnson, Collateral Risk for Home Street Bank, Michelle Rodriguez, hard money lender and member of the California Mortgage Association, John Arendsen with Crest Backyard Homes, and Jordan Marks, the taxpayers' rights advocate for San Diego County.

In this segment, the audience was given the opportunity to ask the panelists questions, which included questions regarding HOAs and CCNRs, the ADU rules as you go closer to the coast, where you should start when wanting to work with ADUs, what cities like Encinitas are doing to make the ADU process quick and efficient, how to handle septic systems in an ADU, where you would park if you convert your garage to an ADU, and much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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ADUs and Manufactured Homes with the SDCIA Panel #648

The Norris Group - 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

This week's radio show is unique in that we are covering an event Aaron recently spoke at with SDCIA. At this event, he spoke with different people on a panel of experts.  This will close out our  Featured on the panel were Catherine Blakespear, mayor of Encinitas, Greg Nickless, Senior Housing Analyst for the California Department of Housing and Community Development, Geoff Plagemann, planner of Encinitas, Brent Johnson, Collateral Risk for Home Street Bank, Michelle Rodriguez, hard money lender and member of the California Mortgage Association, John Arendsen with Crest Backyard Homes, and Jordan Marks, the taxpayers' rights advocate for San Diego County.

Aaron will discuss with them prefabs and manufactured housing, what San Diego's stance on them are, the cost comparison between the two, Encinitas and their no-fee policy, how ADUs are reassessed, the three main things people want to see in a property, and much, much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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The Future of Housing and Prefabs with Steve Glenn #647

The Norris Group - 6/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Steven Glenn. He is the founder and CEO of Plant Prefab, and their mission is to make it easy, fast, and cost-effective for people to build custom, high-quality single and multi-family homes that are healthy, sustainable, and durable. The company operates out of a 62,000 square foot facility out here in the Inland Empire in Rialto, California. Previously, Glenn has worked with the Clinton HIV/AIDS initiative, was former CEO of PeopleLink, a founding partner of Idealab, and for Disney Imagineering as co-director of virtual reality studio.

Aaron and Steve will discuss prefabs and manufactured housing, custom and existing homes, which of these consumers prefer, his vision for the future of housing, the biggest challenge in the construction environment, the importance of design in the future, what technology we could see in homes in the coming years, and much, much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Urban Planning and Construction with Steve Glenn #646

The Norris Group - 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Steven Glenn. He is the founder and CEO of Plant Prefab, and their mission is to make it easy, fast, and cost-effective for people to build custom, high-quality single and multi-family homes that are healthy, sustainable, and durable. The company operates out of a 62,000 square foot facility out here in the Inland Empire in Rialto, California. Previously, Glenn has worked with the Clinton HIV/AIDS initiative, was former CEO of PeopleLink, a founding partner of Idealab, and for Disney Imagineering as co-director of virtual reality studio.

Aaron and Steve will discuss how he first became interested in urban planning and construction, the difference between Living Homes and Plant Prefab, why he chose to take his business to California, his experience with getting projects through the state, his opinion on ADUs, the timeline for constructing a prefab home, 3D printed homes, and much, much more all on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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ADUs, Prefabs, and Stick-Built Homes with John Arendsen #645

The Norris Group - 5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined again this week by John Arendsen. He is a licensed general contractor and manufactured home contractor, a licensed real estate broker, and a manufactured home dealer. John has been in the industry in all kinds of facet as well as his entire family for a really long time. He was on the show back in January and February, and Aaron promised to have him back because he was awesome in helping The Norris Group build a chapter on accessory dwelling units. He brings a really interesting angle because he's on the ground of helping homeowners and real estate investors decide what's best for them.

Aaron and John discuss ADUs, prefabs, and stick-built homes, Amazon's prefab plant in Fontana, labor shortages and the higher demand for construction, the planned turnaround time for prefabs, 3D-printed homes, and much more on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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ADUs and Title 24 and 25 with John Arendsen #644

The Norris Group - 5/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined this week by John Arendsen. He is a licensed General Contractor and a manufactured home contractor as well as a licensed real estate broker and manufactured home dealer. This week, Aaron is continuing his conversation around accessory dwelling units.

Aaron and John discuss ADUs, stick-built homes, and manufactured housing, their financing, how the law applies to multiplexes and how many understand it, cities that have banned short-term rentals or made it law to stay there to rent it out, the difference between the DMV and RVIA, the HOA and why they are tight-fisted about their policies, the timeframe for completing a manufactured home, and much more on the real estate radio show and podcast.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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ADUs, SB 1069, and SB 13 Part 2 With Senator Bob Wieckowski #643

The Norris Group - 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

This week, Aaron Norris is joined again by Senator Bob Wieckowski. He was elected in 2014, and he represents the 10th Senate District in the California State Legislature. The district stretches from Southern Alameda County into Santa Clara County. He serves on a number of Senate committees as well, including judiciary, budget and fiscal review, transportation and housing, and ethics. He has been one of the leading voices pushing for housing solutions, including legislation on accessory dwelling units. He hopes to help out with California’s affordability. issues and lack of new construction. His background is as a small business owner and bankruptcy attorney.

Aaron and Bob will discuss Senate Bills 1069, ADUs, and specifically SB 13, when it will go up for a vote, what you can do to support it, what is included in it, how it affects mitigation and impact fees, and much more on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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ADUs, SB 1069, and SB 13 With Senator Bob Wieckowski #642

The Norris Group - 5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

This week, Aaron Norris is joined by Senator Bob Wieckowski. He was elected in 2014, and he represents the 10th Senate District in the California State Legislature. The district stretches from Southern Alameda County into Santa Clara County. He serves on a number of Senate committees as well, including judiciary, budget and fiscal review, transportation and housing, and ethics. He has been one of the leading voices pushing for housing solutions, including legislation on accessory dwelling units. He hopes to help out with California’s affordability. issues and lack of new construction. His background is as a small business owner and bankruptcy attorney.

Aaron and Bob will discuss Senate Bills 1069 and 13, ADUs and what is happening with them, rules that 1069 covers, including transit, tandem parking, and detached and attached garages, the cities that have passed ordinances in conjunction with 1069, and much more on the real estate radio show.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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China and the Global Economy With Richard Duncan #641

The Norris Group - 5/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Richard Duncan. Richard is the author of three books on the global economic crisis including the international bestseller The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Cures, which forecasts the economic crisis of 2008 with extraordinary accuracy. Since beginning his career as an equity analyst in Hong Kong in 1986, Richard has served as Global Head of Investment Strategy at ABN AMRO Asset Management in London. He worked as a financial sector specialist for the World Bank in Washington D.C. and headed equity research departments for James Capel securities and Solomon broker brothers in Bangkok. He also worked as a consultant for the IMF in Thailand during the Asia crisis. He is now the publisher of a video newsletter Macrowatch, which can be found on his web site. www.richardduncanceconomics.com. I recommend this web site. He has offered our our listeners a 50% discount coupon if you get to his web site. The word to use for the discount is river. You'll find out in the next 50 minutes why he recommends it.

Bruce and Richard will discuss the 10-year T-Bill, the inversion yield curve, the global economy, especially in China, ghost cities, what could cause another recession, what we should expect from quantitative easing, the current monetary policy, and much, much more.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Quantitative Easing and Tightening With Richard Duncan #640

The Norris Group - 4/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Richard Duncan. Richard is the author of three books on the global economic crisis including the international bestseller The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Cures, which forecasts the economic crisis of 2008 with extraordinary accuracy. Since beginning his career as an equity analyst in Hong Kong in 1986, Richard has served as Global Head of Investment Strategy at ABN AMRO Asset Management in London. He worked as a financial sector specialist for the World Bank in Washington D.C. and headed equity research departments for James Capel securities and Solomon broker brothers in Bangkok. He also worked as a consultant for the IMF in Thailand during the Asia crisis. He is now the publisher of a video newsletter Macrowatch, which can be found on his web site. www.richardduncanceconomics.com. I recommend this web site. He has offered our our listeners a 50% discount coupon if you get to his web site. The word to use for the discount is river. You'll find out in the next 50 minutes why he recommends it.

Bruce and Richard will discuss the U.S. economy, what is it's main driver, quantitative easing and quantitative tightening, interest rates and what could lead the Fed to raise them again, whether it is their job to protect asset prices, demographics and the inflation cycle, and much, much more.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Smart Cities With Dr. Jonathan Reichental #639

The Norris Group - 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined again this week by Dr. Jonathan Reichental.  Heis a multiple award-winning technology leader whose 30-year career has spanned both the private and public sectors. In 2017, Dr. Reichental was named a top 100 CIO in the world and in 2016 was named one of the top 20 most influential CIO’s in the United States. He is recognized as a global thought leader on a number of emerging trends including urban innovation and blockchain technology. In 2013 he was recognized as one of the 25 doers, dreamers, and drivers in government in America. His innovative work in government has also been recognized by the White House. Works with his teams to apply technology innovation in organizations to create new value and to enable work to be more meaningful and fun.

Aaron and Dr. Reichental will discuss smart cities, at-risk industries, economic and demographic trends, how the U.S. compares to other countries, LinkedIn and how they could change our current education model, and much, much more.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Industry 4.0 With Dr. Jonathan Reichental #638

The Norris Group - 4/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Dr. Jonathan Reichental.  Heis a multiple award-winning technology leader whose 30-year career has spanned both the private and public sectors. In 2017, Dr. Reichental was named a top 100 CIO in the world and in 2016 was named one of the top 20 most influential CIO’s in the United States. He is recognized as a global thought leader on a number of emerging trends including urban innovation and blockchain technology. In 2013 he was recognized as one of the 25 doers, dreamers, and drivers in government in America. His innovative work in government has also been recognized by the White House. Works with his teams to apply technology innovation in organizations to create new value and to enable work to be more meaningful and fun.

Aaron and Dr. Reichental will discuss his learning course Foundations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, what it is about, what technologies it encompasses, how the changes in technology could change urban development and real estate, urban and suburban and whether their definition is changing, education and how it has remained the same over the years and catered to different audiences, and much, much more.

He is also an adjunct professor at several universities including the University of San Francisco as well as a popular writer and educator producing several highly successful online courses with LinkedIn Learning. He co-authored The Apps Challenge Playbook, and he is a frequent public speaker on a wide range of technology and business-related topics. Co-hosts the popular podcast, Drinking Wine Talking Tech.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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Centriq App Part 2 With James Sheppard #637

The Norris Group - 4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Norris is joined again this week by James Sheppard.  James is the co-founder and CEO of Centriq. The goal of Centriq is to simplify life for homeowners. One of the reasons Aaron contacted him a few years ago when he was on their YouTube channel was he did not think it was cool just for homeowners, but also from the real estate investor perspective. He is a two-time entrepreneur who has brought ideas to life in both the physical and digital world. In building Centriq, he is drawing from his experience in commercial real estate development, building large mixed-use projects in Vancouver, Canada as well as an infrastructure management business where he helped large utilities where cities optimize the performance of their physical investments. Prior to Centriq, James was VP of Strategy Innovation at Sales Force. His system reminds Aaron of a customer relations management system for your house.

Today, they continue their video presentation, which you can check out on YouTube, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Last week they ended by talking about recalled devices, and today James began by showing an example. Together, they discuss more about the app, devices that were recalled and why, what other companies like Lowes are doing with technology, how long it will be free and the cost of the professional version, what their goal is when it comes to the amount of time users utilize the app for their utilities, where service providers will come into play in the future, and much, much more.

The Norris Group originates and services loans in California and Florida under California DRE License 01219911, Florida Mortgage Lender License 1577, and NMLS License 1623669.  For more information on hard money lending, go www.thenorrisgroup.com and click the Hard Money tab.


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