Saturday, April 26, 2014

Marcel Dionne

We went to a restaurant in Niagara Falls owned by super nice guy and hockey hall of famer Marcel Dionne.  Without knowing who he was or anything about hockey.  Until he told us.

Friday, April 25, 2014

5 Tips For Investing In A New York Apartment

As an investor and investor-focused property broker, I have invested in single family houses, multi-family buildings and condominium apartments over the past 10 years.  Each asset class has its pros and cons. 

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Real estate As Retirement Strategy

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The percentage of Boomers showing high levels of confidence in their retirement finances dropped to 35% this year from 44%, according to a new study.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Manhattan New York property 2014 forecast: interviewed by The Cooperator

The Market Review & Forecast


What's Coming in 2014

By Raanan Geberer
The worst of the recession is over, and many observers believe the recovery is well under way. With the exception of some coastal areas, the city has climbed out of the worst of the effects of Superstorm Sandy. What’s next?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Suit Shopping

Suit shopping at Bloomingdales. Stopped buying suits since my favorite salesperson left for another job. Wondered when I will buy another suit again. Today, I found a new salesperson I like from a random drop-in. Bought one Canali and two Burberrys.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Real estate deals with foreigners - Law360 interview

3 Tips For Doing Real Estate Deals With Foreign Investors

By Kaitlin Ugolik

As foreign investment in U.S. real estate continues to increase, experts say foreign investors, sellers and rival bidders alike should be wary of potential tax hurdles, differences in deal-making style and other cultural customs.