The Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show and Podcast
The Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show and Podcast
The Norris Group, Bruce Norris & Aaron Norris
The Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show is hosted by author, California real estate trainer, investor, and hard money lender, Bruce Norris. Our show focuses on California real estate trends and the current market correction, how to survive, and how to profit as an investor, builder, Realtor, and mortgage professional. We're equipping California real estate professionals for tomorrow's challenges. Bruce Norris interviews the real estate leaders, both local and national, that change and influence the real estate and investing industries.
The Power of Many: Multifamily Real Estate Market with Kris German | Part 2 #875
Kristopher German has specialized in selling multi-family residential properties since joining RE/MAX Commercial in 2007. Kris consistently ranks among the Top 3 Commercial Agents within the RE/MAX Commercial National Division, and over the last 16 years, has been awarded every award RE/MAX has to offer. With a proven track record of more than 400 successfully closed transactions, accounting for more than $450,000,000 in investment real estate, Kris attributes his success to a client-centered business based on hard work, honesty, and unparalleled negotiation skills. In his spare time, Kris has been an active community leader working with high school youth through religious and athletic outreach programs. In addition, Kris is a contributor to philanthropic efforts such as St. Jude Children’s Hospital, the American Cancer Society, and annually provides a Holiday Celebration for Veronica’s Home of Mercy, a women’s and children’s shelter in San Bernardino, CA. In this episode:Is multi-family in trouble?How will landlords deal with having to refinancing at higher rates?There are 24 new laws that affect housing, how many benefit landlords/investors?How cities and counties stack rent control on top of the state’s limitations.What is The Justice Fror Renters Act?From historical years in 2022 to a very dismal 2023.Why you must be much more intentional about your investments.His number one rule on his investments. 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. Video Link Radio Show
May 3
41 min
The Power of Many: Multifamily Real Estate Market with Kris German | Part 1 #874
Kristopher German has specialized in selling multi-family residential properties since joining RE/MAX Commercial in 2007. Kris consistently ranks among the Top 3 Commercial Agents within the RE/MAX Commercial National Division, and over the last 16 years, has been awarded every award RE/MAX has to offer. With a proven track record of more than 400 successfully closed transactions, accounting for more than $450,000,000 in investment real estate, Kris attributes his success to a client-centered business based on hard work, honesty, and unparalleled negotiation skills. In his spare time, Kris has been an active community leader working with high school youth through religious and athletic outreach programs. In addition, Kris is a contributor to philanthropic efforts such as St. Jude Children’s Hospital, the American Cancer Society, and annually provides a Holiday Celebration for Veronica’s Home of Mercy, a women’s and children’s shelter in San Bernardino, CA. In this episode:Journey from a non-traditional childhood to a successful real estate careerEntrepreneurship, Mentorship, Faith, and HealthCalifornia rent control measuresChallenges in the multifamily marketMultifamily real estate market in California 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. Video Link Radio Show
Apr 25
40 min
Breaking Boundaries in Real Estate Ventures with Carlos Diaz| Part 2 #873
Carlos is a seasoned real estate investor and proud owner of Ridgewood Property Investments.  A company that buys, fixes and flips properties in southern California with an emphasis in the Inland Empire.  A licensed Real Estate agent, he will on occasion represent buyers and sellers in a traditional manner as well.     Growing up in the inner-city taught him many life lessons and credits his parents for his work ethic and navigating the neighborhood gang violence of the 90’s. After years of obsessing over the real estate industry, Carlos bought his first rental property in 2011.  Always dreaming of quitting the traditional 9 to 5 job, he decided to dedicate more time to investing.  Working 2 jobs to save enough to launch his flipping business which he funded 100% for 2 years.  In an effort to grow his business he would discover advantages of leverage and in 2022 became a full-time real estate professional.  Finally quitting that 9 to 5 job. In this episode:Mentorship: Who were his mentors when he was startingCarlos highlights the importance of finding the right club for your marketFunding his first deals without leverageIntroduced Ridgewood Property InvestmentsHis advice to people that are starting out: Be consistent 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. Video Link Radio Show
Apr 18
29 min
Breaking Boundaries in Real Estate Ventures with Carlos Diaz| Part 1 #872
Carlos is a seasoned real estate investor and proud owner of Ridgewood Property Investments.  A company that buys, fixes and flips properties in southern California with an emphasis in the Inland Empire.  A licensed Real Estate agent, he will on occasion represent buyers and sellers in a traditional manner as well.     Growing up in the inner-city taught him many life lessons and credits his parents for his work ethic and navigating the neighborhood gang violence of the 90’s.  After years of obsessing over the real estate industry, Carlos bought his first rental property in 2011.  Always dreaming of quitting the traditional 9 to 5 job, he decided to dedicate more time to investing.  Working 2 jobs to save enough to launch his flipping business which he funded 100% for 2 years.  In an effort to grow his business he would discover advantages of leverage and in 2022 became a full-time real estate professional.  Finally quitting that 9 to 5 job. In this episode:Life growing up in in Hawthorne, CaliforniaPeople who had a great impact in his lifeThe vision for real estate investingBuying his first investment property 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. Video Link Radio Show
Apr 11
24 min
Beyond the Bench: Firm Growth, Branding & Relationships with Frank Aloia Jr. | Part 2 #871
Frank J. Aloia, Jr., is a senior partner at Aloia Roland, which he co-founded in 2004. The son of a successful Fort Myers attorney, Aloia, chose to make his own way in the legal profession, first as an assistant state attorney, and then later as a business and corporate attorney who quickly gained a reputation as a fierce litigator. This skill, combined with an extensive working knowledge of the real estate industry, led Aloia to increasingly focus his practice on multivariate real estate litigation, commercial real estate law, and corporate transactional law.  Over the past several years, Aloia and his fellow partners have heavily reinvested in their firm to offer the full range of legal services demanded by multifaceted clients. This expansive skill base and resource depth have assisted many of Aloia’s clients to, not only protect their business interests but to achieve consistent and positive momentum. In this episode:Importance of planning asset preservationAsset preservation strategies and common mistakesEstate planning strategies and liability protectionWhat is Registered Agent 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. Video Link Radio Show
Apr 4
38 min
Beyond the Bench: Firm Growth, Branding & Relationships with Frank Aloia Jr. | Part 1 #870
Frank J. Aloia, Jr., is a senior partner at Aloia Roland, which he co-founded in 2004. The son of a successful Fort Myers attorney, Aloia, chose to make his own way in the legal profession, first as an assistant state attorney, and then later as a business and corporate attorney who quickly gained a reputation as a fierce litigator. This skill, combined with an extensive working knowledge of the real estate industry, led Aloia to increasingly focus his practice on multivariate real estate litigation, commercial real estate law, and corporate transactional law.  Over the past several years, Aloia and his fellow partners have heavily reinvested in their firm to offer the full range of legal services demanded by multifaceted clients. This expansive skill base and resource depth have assisted many of Aloia’s clients to, not only protect their business interests but to achieve consistent and positive momentum. In this episode:Frank's journey on becoming a lawyerLegal Career path and his first job offerBuilding honest relationship with clientsLaw firm's growth and rebrandingAloia Roland's unique approach and specialties 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. Video Link Radio Show
Mar 29
43 min
Inside the Industrial Real Estate Market with Erik Hernandez | Part 2 #869
Also known as The Warehouse Whisperer, Erik focuses on industrial real estate.  Erik's specialties include active tenant/buyer representation, landlord representation, land sales and development and investment sales and analysis.  Erik's real estate career now spans over 20+ years in the Inland Empire. Erik has achieved recognition for many notable transactions he has been involved with over his career, having been involved in over $1 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions during his career. Erik is known as an expert in Inland Empire industrial real estate for his knowledge and analysis, and has been a guest speaker and moderator at many local and regional business events over the years. In this episode:The impact of the Great Recession in CaliforniaThe impact of COVID-19 on the industrial real estate marketOversupply of sublease space and the impact on lease rates in SF Commercial Real EstateHow Best Buy has successfully competed with Amazon 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. Video Link Radio Show
Mar 21
32 min
Inside the Industrial Real Estate Market with Erik Hernandez | Part 1 #868
Also known as The Warehouse Whisperer, Erik focuses on industrial real estate.  Erik's specialties include active tenant/buyer representation, landlord representation, land sales and development and investment sales and analysis.  Erik's real estate career now spans over 20+ years in the Inland Empire. Erik has achieved recognition for many notable transactions he has been involved with over his career, having been involved in over $1 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions during his career. Erik is known as an expert in Inland Empire industrial real estate for his knowledge and analysis, and has been a guest speaker and moderator at many local and regional business events over the years. In this episode:The Warehouse Whisperer origin storyErik's path to real estateEarly mentors and lessons learned and the responsibility to pay it forwardThe 4 food groups of commercial real estateDoes the commercial real estate parallel residentialToys R Us, E-Toys and   Amazon Erik’s first industrial real estate deal 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. Video Link Radio Show
Mar 14
34 min
Real Estate Success: The Power of Taking Action with Derek Harms | Part 2 #867
Derek is well respected within the industry, not only for his high ethical standards but for conducting his business honestly and morally while doing absolutely everything in his power to ensure his clients’ success. An active investor and award-winning realtor, Derek is connected in many different facets of the real estate industry. He purchased his first investment property in 2010 for $22,500 and since then he has owned and been involved in flipping houses, mobile home parks, apartment building syndications, development, property management, lending and creative financing. He currently spends most of his time managing his company, We Buy San Diego, cumulatively, focusing on single-family and multifamily, renovations, sales, and rentals in San Diego county. Derek joined NSD REI Board of Directors in 2014 and has served as president since 2019 Derek currently lives in point Loma and when he’s not enveloped in real estate, you’re most likely find him enjoying all kinds of outdoor activities. In this episode:Just make offers and stay consistent.Writing offers is like playing the lottery for free!Taking advantage of zoning with overlays for income restrictionsLot splits, ADU’s and Manufactured housing.Learning from your mistakes and staying true to your fundamentals.Inventory and the lock-in effect. 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. Video Link Radio Show
Mar 7
35 min
Real Estate Success: The Power of Taking Action with Derek Harms | Part 1 #866
Derek is well respected within the industry, not only for his high ethical standards but for conducting his business honestly and morally while doing absolutely everything in his power to ensure his clients’ success. An active investor and award-winning realtor, Derek is connected in many different facets of the real estate industry. He purchased his first investment property in 2010 for $22,500 and since then he has owned and been involved in flipping houses, mobile home parks, apartment building syndications, development, property management, lending and creative financing. He currently spends most of his time managing his company, We Buy San Diego, cumulatively, focusing on single-family and multifamily, renovations, sales, and rentals in San Diego county. Derek joined NSD REI Board of Directors in 2014 and has served as president since 2019 Derek currently lives in point Loma and when he’s not enveloped in real estate, you’re most likely find him enjoying all kinds of outdoor activities.  In this episode:Getting married, “when you know, you know”From Athlete to Real EstateImportant takeaways from playing collegiate sportsBuilding his real estate teamThe impact of his early mentorsMarketing and direct mail 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. Video Link Radio Show
Feb 29
35 min
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