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An Interview with Deborah Razo

An Interview with Deborah Razo
By Christina Suter on Dec 02, 2017 at 08:16 AM in Real Estate Issues

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Deborah Razo. Deborah is going to be the guest at my FIBI Pasadena meeting in January. Deborah started her first business in 1990 and after owning and partnering in several successful small businesses, she realized that her path to financial freedom was through real estate investing. Deborah has a flair for fixing and flipping properties, from purchase, rehabbing, marketing and sale processes to tools and techniques for locating properties and analyzing market values to capitalize on opportunities for profit. Deborah is also a Sr. Leader for the Tony Robbins organization.

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My Interview w. Ellis San Jose

My Interview w. Ellis San Jose
By Christina Suter on Oct 28, 2017 at 07:20 AM in Real Estate Issues

Ellis San Jose is the co-founder of For Investor By Investor (FIBI) network. I speak of FIBI often because I head the Pasadena chapter of that organization, so Ellis is a boss of mine in a way. Ellis is the leader of Real Estate Group 360, a company of experts for buyers, sellers & investors of real estate. Ellis has years of experience in the acquisition of non-performing and performing properties and loans.

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An Interview with Andy Teasley

An Interview with Andy Teasley
By Christina Suter on Sep 30, 2017 at 07:14 AM in Real Estate Issues

This past week I interviewed Andy Teasley, self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur and real estate investor. Andy is a regular at my FIBI meetings in Pasadena, California and he runs a volunteer organization called The Millionaire Makers the Next Generation, which he and others started to ensure real estate teachings didn't end when those before them left the business. Their mission is to train the next generation of educators with the hopes of teaching people to be teachers.

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An Interview with Kevin Oliver

An Interview with Kevin Oliver
By Christina Suter on Sep 02, 2017 at 07:16 AM in Business Issues

Kevin Oliver a real estate broker and investor in Bakersfield, California, who has been investing for 15+ years. He got his start in real estate in the wholesale field and spent his first 5 years acquiring and marketing properties to investors in California. While wholesaling properties he spent a portion of his career recruiting and training new investors in wholesale and rehabbing business. He is the Owner of REI Group LLC and represents many local buyers and sellers finding or selling their new homes for their families. He also works feverishly renovating single and multi-family homes, mainly in his hometown of Bakersfield, CA.

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My Interview with Doug Duncan Senior VP of Fannie Mae

My Interview with Doug Duncan Senior VP of Fannie Mae
By Christina Suter on Jul 29, 2017 at 07:20 AM in Real Estate Issues

Douglas G. Duncan is Fannie Mae's Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. He is responsible for providing all forecasts and analyses on the economy, housing, and mortgage markets for Fannie Mae. Duncan also oversees corporate strategy and is responsible for strategic research regarding external factors and their potential impact on the company and the housing industry. He serves as the Chair of the Fannie Mae Corporate House Price Forecast Committee.

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Real Estate Economic Update

Real Estate Economic Update
By Christina Suter on Jun 24, 2017 at 05:37 PM in Real Estate Issues

Please understand, I'm not a CPA or a lawyer, what I am is an investor with years of experience.

In real estate you must know who you are. Your investor profile lists things what you're good at. Are you a project management, construction, interior design, etc. What you want to wake up for determines what type of real estate you want to own. If you don't want to wake up and do it, don't buy it because it will never make you happy.

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Real Estate Marketing with J. Massey

Real Estate Marketing with J. Massey
By Christina Suter on May 27, 2017 at 07:44 AM in Business Issues

J. Massey's company provides clean, safe, and affordable housing to people who need it when it maters most. He is an entrepreneur, master problem solver, investor, real estate developer, and a father and husband. I spoke with J. on my Ask Christina First Radio Show about Real Estate Marketing.

I asked J why marketing is important for business and real estate?

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An Interview with Robert Campbell

An Interview with Robert Campbell
By Christina Suter on Apr 29, 2017 at 11:00 PM in Real Estate Issues

Agent, investor, and speaker Robert Campbell started investing in real estate at age 24 and has enjoyed a multifaceted 46-year real estate career. The Campbell Real Estate Timing Letter is a letter Robert has been producing since 2002 because he believes "a data-driven, trend-following system is the best solution for making superior investment decisions."

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An Interview with Bruce Norris

An Interview with Bruce Norris
By Christina Suter on Mar 25, 2017 at 06:18 AM in Real Estate Issues

Small business and real estate are one in the same; good project management. This week I spoke with a real estate colleague, Bruce Norris of the Norris Group, a California real estate investment group. The Norris group has flipped over 4,000 homes and they do hard money loans where they loan money out to flippers and most importantly, Bruce and his group make communities better.

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Real Estate Developer J. Massey

Real Estate Developer J. Massey
By Christina Suter on Feb 25, 2017 at 08:26 AM in Real Estate Issues

J. Massey is a husband, father, entrepreneur, real estate developer, and investor. He hosts the podcast Cashflow Diary and is a master facilitator.

It was my pleasure to have J. on the radio show and during our discussion about where his first real estate transaction came, he shared the following.

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