Resources and Links
The Norris Group
As one of the premier real estate investment resources in California, The Norris Group endeavors to provide California investors with the tools and information needed to succeed in an ever-changing California real estate marketplace. The Norris Group actively invests in California residential real estate, educates California real estate professionals, and also provides funding for real estate investment purchases.
The REO Mentor
Tony Alvarez has been a successful Real Estate Investor and Certified General Appraiser in Southern California area since 1981. His knowledge of real estate, appraisal, finance, and investing is now being shared with the real estate investment community with his speaking events, blogs, courses and classes.
County Records Research
County Records Research has been the best source for foreclosure data for over 32 years.
All questions are good questions. Let them teach you how to research and buy foreclosures.
Also, ask us about their Trustee's Sale Bidding Service... Your own bidder working for you every day.
In a Day Development
Creators of the greatest investment tool you'll ever need: The 10bii Financial Calculator app for your iPhone, iPad, Android and Mac OS X! Kenny and Kyle are professional nerds and cashflow investors in Southern California.
Local investor, Ginger Macias is a wholesale specialist in Orange and LA County .
Gives investors, Realtors, government agencies and financial institutions the freshest foreclosure information - including exclusive daily auction updates.
Great to find Real Estate Forms.
List of Great Real Estate Club Meetings
Orange County and beyond
The Los Angeles and Asian Real Estate Investors Association
121 Alice Street, Arcadia, CA, 91006
$20 per person
SDCIA – San Diego Creative Investors Association - Bill Tan
2nd Tuesdays of the month
Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio South, San Diego CA, 92108
$10 for members, $20 for non-members
Registration and net-working at 6:00pm. Meeting at 7:00pm.
NSDREI – North San Diego Real Estate Investors Association- Linda Wessels
3rd Tuesdays of the Month
Membership $170, $250 with spouse
6pm Networking, 7pm Presentation
investCLUB for Women
3rd Tuesdays in Glendale
3rd Wednesdays in Irvine
3rd Thursdays in Artesia
$20 pre-registered guests, $25 at the Event, Annual Members free
Commonly Used Documents
Landwood Title Website
Local, investor friendly title company. Great "Information Library" and "Resources" Pages.
Also download many common forms, like Deed of Trust, Note, and Special Power of Attorney for free on their "Forms" page. Of course, if you need to do a closing, choose them as your title company! They cover Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino County.
Maps by Zipcode
Ever wish you could print out a handy map by zip code? This is our go-to website for exactly that.
Great Mapping Software that we use all the time
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
Extremely useful FHA Guidelines to use. Appraisal and Property Requirements.
Real Estate and Financial News
Real Estate Journal
Wall Street Journal
Investment Properties Info
San Bernardino County
San Diego County
General lost money
Check states for money owed
For lost pensions
Treasure hunt for lost bonds
The Book on Tax Strategies for the Savvy Real Estate Investor - By Matt MacFarland and Amanda Han