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.
Episode 049 – Do You Believe in Change? – Climate Change that Is
Lindsay Liu of Super Software joins Realty Speak as my co-host with City University of New York Building Performance Lab Project Manager Jim Lane as our guest.
We talk about the impending enforcement of the NYC climate laws and how this will impact all buildings across the state and city.
After listening you will have a better understanding of what to expect around your particular situation.
You'll also know what resources are available to you and how you, as an individual, a building owner, a building manager or a member of a condominium or a cooperative board can be part of the solution to climate change.
Episode 048 – NYC Rent Stabilization? Real Solutions by Real Owners!
After a 7 month break Realty Speak is back on air with Val, Lincoln and Irving, 3 NYC property owners, who are part of the leadership of Small Property Owners of New York aka SPONY.
Val, Lincoln and Irving discuss the last 4 years and what legislative mistakes have led up to this present day intolerable rental housing crisis in NY City. More importantly they share the needed corrections to evolve from this socially dire predicament.
Episode 047 – NYC EDC – The Catalyst for the Future New York City
Melissa Román Burch, EVP and COO of The New York City Economic Development Corporation and I talk about the future of this great city. You’ll be surprised how much this not for profit organization is driving change and progress across so many different economic sectors. The impact the NYC EDC will have on the future of this great city and how they do it? It is a story you do not want to miss. Enjoy and Happy New Year!
Episode 046 – Lead Laws to Heed – LEW ES Brings Us Up To Speed
Federal, State and Local Lead Laws that dictate how to deal with lead based paint and lead dust in residential rental property are often jurisdictionally inconsistent and confusing. In New York City, the ongoing changes to existing protocols create additional confusion.
Enter LEW Environmental Services where Lee Wasserman and Karrie Munoz share important details and clarify requirements. Knowledge is power and by the end of this episode of Realty Speak you will know what to do and when to do it so that you can successfully comply with the lead laws.
Episode 045 – Protect Your Hard Earned Capital Gains – Count the Ways
If you don’t plan for the sale of real estate then you risk a big capital gain tax bill. Today Michael Burwick, Partner, Greenspoon Marder LLP and Kent Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, Asset Strategy Advisors not only review for us the many capital gain deferral strategies you have heard about before on Realty Speak but also share another strategy you’ll want to understand completely. What you will discover in this episode is how to plan in advance of a sale and keep more of what you have worked so hard for.
Episode 044 – NYC Local Law 97 – Time to Take it off the Back Burner
As part of a series with NYARM on the NYC emissions laws; Margie Russell, Executive Director of the New York Association of Realty Managers and I moderated a webinar addressing NYC Local Law 97 which will be enforced starting in 2024.
On Tuesday 04/12/2022 we went live and asked very pointed questions to the Local Law 97 expert and Licensed Professional Engineer, Marc Karell. Then on 05/23/2022 I gave him a call to include some updates that surfaced after the original recording.
Do you want to understand Local Law 97 and how the looming fines may impact your building portfolio and bank account? That and much, much more is all right here in the podcast version of the webinar.
Yet another genuine realty-related talk with Bill Weidner! Well worth listening to!