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Realty Speak – The Podcast

Realty Speak has a lot to say about the many strategies you can employ around the revenue, cash flow, profit and final returns of your portfolio of investment real estate.

It’s not about us but how we help you raise the bottom line

What’s in it for you? The what, where, why and who of Realty Speak. To get the full idea of what to expect just click play. It’s only 4 minutes and will take less time than the R to Union Square.

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Episode 017 – Rent in THE City – More Regulation? Yup!

Jay Martin, Executive Director of CHIP and Kara Rakowski, Attorney with Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP share critical insights regarding the proposed changes in the NYS rent regulation laws that could pass this June in Albany.
Listen to learn how these new laws will impact NYC housing stock in ways that will not benefit property owners OR their tenants.
Owning and managing apartment buildings in NYC under the current laws is complicated enough. Additionally restrictive regulation will only further diminish the ability of property owners to provide good housing at a fair price.
Rent Regulation is not a solution to the affordable housing crisis!

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Episode 016 – An Affordable Footprint – Carbon That Is

Chris Parker, Founder, Giv Group in Utah joins Bill in this episode to discuss that it’s not just technology, energy efficiency and affordability that are the foundation of his multi-family development projects.
Instead; an altered perspective drives him and his team to form and execute alternative solutions.

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Episode 015 – Raising the Bar (bell) – Amenities in New Development

Vinnie Sunders, Matrix Fitness and Jeff Yachmetz, Slate Property group share that in these times the ultimate customer, the tenant has an expectation of experiential living that goes far past the idea that apartment living is just the cube you occupy.

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Episode 014 – Gimme Shelter – Transitional Housing Part 2 – What a Story!

The Victor Rivera backstory is a raw personal history of growing up surrounded by the nefarious influences of his South Bronx neighborhood in the 1960’s.
Did he succumb? Did he fall? Did he subsequently triumph?

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Episode 014 – Gimme Shelter – Transitional Housing Part 1 – It’s a Biz.

Juan Restrepo, Esq. and Richard Yao, COO of the not for profit Bronx Parent Housing Network discuss transitional housing and the nuances around this niche of multifamily real estate.
This episode reveals a very special opportunity for multifamily developers and owners of existing multifamily buildings to achieve revenue stabilization while helping to fill the housing gap experienced by many who find themselves homeless.

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Episode 012 – Things That Go Bump in the Transaction

Just when you thought you could sell or buy you may find out that something you thought you knew; you actually did not know.
In this episode you will hear from Susan May-McLean, owner and Sherri Zaret, partner of Horizon Land Services, a title abstract company with the story of the firm and their partnership.
Then Mario Lan, in house counsel for Horizon Land Services and Vincent Balardi, a commercial real estate attorney and counsel for the NYC law firm of Moritt Hock & Hamroff share relevant examples from their years of experience mastering title and the real estate transaction.

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Episode 010 – Real Estate Wealth in the 401K or IRA? Yes, the Self Directed Way.

Today Megan Galane from Mountain West IRA is talking with Bill about how to take control of funds in your retirement account by creating a Self-Directed IRA or 401K.
This is an amazing strategy that enables one to maximize the use of the capital in your retirement account to build wealth in real estate.

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Episode 009 – Big Project Construction Perils – The Path to Success.

Construction and Management Consulting Expert Michael Nucatola and Construction Law Attorney Brian Markowitz are our guests this episode. They discuss how the many intricacies of the planning and preparation that increases the probability of a successful large scale construction project. The advice in this episode is priceless.

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