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Oct 30, 2019

10 Decisions to Make Before the Next Downturn with South OC REI Club

Bruce Norris, long-time investor, builder, and hard money lender is actively warning California real estate investors it’s time to start planning. Join us as Bruce shares ten decisions California real estate investors need to consider before the music stops. Expect to learn: How to spot key warning signs Why Bruce

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Sep 27, 2019

I Survived Real Estate 2019

The Norris Group’s annual award-winning event, I Survived Real Estate, is coming up Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California. Our 12th annual black-tie gala benefitted Make-A-Wish and St. Jude Children’s’ Research Hospital. Since 2008, together we’ve raised over $940,000 for charity! Panel of Real

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Sep 20, 2019

So What Is An Opportunity Zone? #470

 Real Estate News Recap: Housing Starts Post Healthy Gains in August Mortgage Applications Flat in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Existing-Home Sales Increase 1.3% in August Mortgage Rates Jump Top 10 U.S. Counties with Worst Foreclosure Rates in August 2019 Offerpad wants to get buyers in a new house in

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Sep 20, 2019

Amanda Han, Matthew MacFarland, and Kaaren Hall Featured on the Real Estate Radio Show

This week’s radio show hosts are both Bruce and Aaron Norris. I Survived Real Estate is next week, and typically within three or four weeks after that, they have the annual Financial Tactics Breakfast. This is the ninth year, which is very difficult to believe, and it has become more

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Sep 20, 2019

IRAs and CPAs with Amanda Han, Matthew MacFarland, and Kaaren Hall #661

On Friday, September 27, the Norris Group proudly presents its 12th annual award-winning black tie event I Survived Real Estate.  An incredible lineup of industry experts will join Bruce and Aaron Norris to discuss perplexing industry trends, head-scratching legislation, massive tech disruption, and opportunities emerging for real estate professionals. All

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Sep 19, 2019

It’s Like The Real Estate Disruptor Dating Game Out There

Today’s News Synopsis: Zillow is partnering with builders.  The National Association of Realtors Reported existing-home sales increased by 1.3% in August.  Mortgage rates increased greatly this week with 30-year rates now at 3.73% and 15-year rates at 3.21%. In The News: Freddie Mac – “Mortgage Rates Jump” (9-19-2019) “Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC)

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Sep 18, 2019

10 Decisions to Make Before the Next Downturn with BIEREIC

Bruce Norris, long-time investor, builder, and hard money lender is actively warning California real estate investors it’s time to start planning. Join us as Bruce shares ten decisions California real estate investors need to consider before the music stops. Expect to learn: How to spot key warning signs Why Bruce

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Sep 18, 2019

A Painting For a Tax Break?

Today’s News Synopsis: Affluent art collectors may have an opportunity at a tax break thanks to opportunity zones.  Housing starts showed a healthy increase in August at 12.3%.  Mortgage applications remained relatively the same, having decreased by only 0.1%. In The News: NAHB – “Housing Starts Post Healthy Gains in August”

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Sep 17, 2019

PadSplit Says Single Rooms Are Ready For A Comeback

Today’s News Synopsis: Are single-room rentals the future of low cohousing?  New home purchase mortgage applications increased 33% last month according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.  The NAHB reported builder confidence increased one point to 68 this month, putting it at a yearly high. In The News: NAHB – “Builder Confidence

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Sep 16, 2019

2 New Speedy Programs; Offerpad Instant Own and Offerpad Buyer Boost

Today’s News Synopsis: Offerpad wants to get buyers in a new house in 24 hours.  Where are the top ten cities where those in the tech industry can afford to live?  Which counties have the worst foreclosure rates for August? In The News: Inman – “Offerpad wants to get buyers in

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