- The Norris GroupReal Estate Investor, California Real Estate Investor Educator, Hard Money Lender, Trust Deed Investing, 1997 - present
Bruce Norris is an active investor, hard money lender, and real estate educator with over 30 years experience. Bruce has been involved in over 2,000 real estate transactions as a buyer, seller, builder and money partner.
Renowned for his ability to forecast long-term real estate market trends and timing, the release of TheCalifornia Comeback in 1997 gained him much notoriety and its accuracy of the extensive report led many California investors to financial freedom. His January 2006 release, The California Crash, is an in-depth look into the California market correction and the statistics behind Bruce’s predictions. His latest award winning report, Category 5, goes into great detail why Bruce isn’t ready to call California Comeback 2 and what the real estate community should expect in the coming two years as the market continues its correction.
Bruce speaks and debates throughout California and has been a guest speaker at the California Builders Industry Association, California Association of Mortgage Bankers, The Financial Executives Networking Group, the Southern California Appraisal Institute, the Apartment Owners Association, the Real Estate Research Council, numerous California Realtor associations, the local Chamber of Commerce, and several local and national investment clubs. In late summer of 2008, Bruce hosted the I Survived Real Estate 2008 fundraiser bringing together top industry segment leaders to discuss the current state of California real estate market which benefited the Susan. G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.
Bruce is host of The Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show on KTIE 590am where he interviews real estate industry leaders and economists. Guests have included Frank Nothaft with Freddie Mac, Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital, Leslie Appleton-Young and Joel Singer with C.A.R., Alan Nevin with the CBIA, RealtyTrac, PIMCO, PMI Group, REDC, HUD, the National Auctioneers Association, and the Center for Responsible Lending to name a few. For a complete list of past guests, visit the website at www.TheNorrisGroup.com. The show won a Platinum Hermes Creative Award in 2009.
Bruce has contributed articles to many real estate magazines and newsletters including RealtyTrac’s Foreclosure Newsletter, The Business Press, Creative Real Estate Magazine, The Orange County Register, AOA Magazine, and the Daily Commerce. He has also been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, The New York Times, Good Morning America, the Los Angeles Times, Fortune,Mortgage Banker Magazine, Money Magazine, Reuters, Associated Press, The Orange County Register, The Tribune, and numerous others.