Aaron is a licensed real estate broker and lender, speaker, writer about technology and its impacts on real estate, a contributor on Forbes.com, BiggerPockets, and ThinkRealty Magazine, co-host of the Data-Driven Real Estate Podcast for PropertyRadar, and VP of Market Insights for PropertyRadar where he tackles insights into public records data to help Main Street small businesses disrupt disruptors.
He comes from generations of real estate investors and has been part of the family's hard money loan business, The Norris Group, since 2005 where he also launched the award-winning radio show with his "Pops," Bruce Norris. In addition, he’s been directly involved in raising over $2 million for local charities through events like "I Survived Real Estate" and Give BIG Riverside County.
How you can use data to make investment decisions
Using software to access real estate data
Tips on getting your first off-market deal
Advice for aspiring investors wanting to buy their first rental property
How to use data to maximize a property's highest and best use (i.e. - upzoning)
Mortgage forbearance and eviction moratoriums
Using data to drill down on a specific target
Four step process to finding deals: DUCA - discover, understand, connect, & automate
1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it?
Getting out of his head and pulling the trigger but overcome it by finally pulling the trigger and owning one.
2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success?