Resources and Links


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Real estate investing can be overwhelming and confusing. The key is obtaining market knowledge and integrating it along with your needs into intelligent systems that will convert the universe of real estate data into near real time desired results that you can then take action on. This is VERY difficult to do without help. That’s why Privy was developed.

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.

Property Radar

Gives investors, Realtors, government agencies and financial institutions the freshest foreclosure information - including exclusive daily auction updates.

First Tuesday

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

2nd Wednesdays
121 Alice Street, Arcadia, CA, 91006
$20 per person
(760) 634-0492

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

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.

U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development

Extremely useful FHA Guidelines to use. Appraisal and Property Requirements.