“Belaire Bake Off Cookbook” Favorite Recipes Inspired from our Belaire Property Rental Community

It doesn’t matter if you are creating cannoli, lasagna, hamburgers, salads, soups, pancakes, French fries or French toast. You can enter. There are no exclusions – we all eat. So whether you are an Italian Nana making spaghetti and meatballs from secret family recipes, Teenagers making macaroni & cheese, tomato soup ala grilled cheese, peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, or Kiddos making creating colorful bowls of cereal for breakfast – you can all enter. You all have a chance to win.

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Big Deals, Bad Ideas & Back-Up Offers

When good deals gone bad, turn out to be the best case scenario “It ain’t so much the things that people don’t know that makes trouble in this world, as it is the things that people know that ain’t so.” — Mark Twain. I am always amazed with what people do under the pressure of different situations and circumstances. Never really what you might expect as far as common sense goes, but in their own mind – it makes perfect sense to them at the time. As a property manager, I have the fiduciary responsibility to be a trustworthy steward for our clients. This goes both for our landlord clients,[…]

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Case Study: 12 Unit Multi-Family Property Repositioning Project

Why Should You Even Consider Hiring a Property Manager at All? We have been Real Estate Owners and Property Managers going on two decades. We have seen market cycles ebb and flow in that time and have seen peaks of prosperity and valleys of burst bubbles plummeting properties to pennies on the dollar. I would never claim to know it all, but we have seen, been through, and experienced a lot. One afternoon I found myself in the office of a long-time Realtor associate that we have worked with buying and selling several properties from our own private portfolio. The conversation reflected on current real estate market trends, to her[…]

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How to Balance Your Steam Radiator Heating Systems

Once again we are starting another heating season. In the Northeast there are several older buildings that still use steam radiators as a heating source. Out of oil furnaces, gas burners, electric heat base boards, forced-hot water radiators, forced hot air, or other types of heating sources – steam heat is actually one of the most efficient heating sources available. You will find once the cast iron radiator gets up to speed and is fully heated, they will retain their heat and stay warm long after the thermostats stops calling for heat, as well as the piping system to feed the heaters radiating heat all the way from the furnace[…]

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