“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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“Coffee, Tea, or Me – ending up feeling not so special”

Looking forward to the BIG day: My youngest son Brian and his wife Stacy were married April 27th, 2019 nestled in the beautiful, rolling, romantic, panoramic hills deep in the heart of wine country, Southern California. It was a day we had anticipated since he was a small boy and it was finally here. Preparations had been made for family to arrive in California to attend the wedding from different parts of the country converging in sunny California to celebrate the festivities with family and friends. There were four different venues we were delighted to partake in and carefully had planned out each day months in advance. There was dinner[…]

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“It’s Just a Joint! I am not hurting anyone!” Or so you may think.

The Setting: Once upon a time, in 2016 the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission passed the state law for Chapter 334 of the Acts of 2016, The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act legalizing recreational marijuana under certain conditions and situations. Everyone voted it in with a wide margin. But hardly anyone actually read the law to see what it said for what it did and didn’t allow under the statue. In the law, under SECTION 5. “The General Laws” being hereby amended by inserting after chapter 94F the following chapter: CHAPTER 94G – REGULATION OF THE USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF MARIJUANA NOT MEDICALLY PRESCRIBED; Section 2. Limitations: (d) Property.; there was[…]

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