Beware the Ides of March

March 15th, the Ides of March.  The date became infamous as the date Julius Cesar was assassinated by members of his senate.  Stabbed to death and marking a period of unrest in ancient Rome that eventually led to the transformation of Rome from a republic to an empire. Aside from the historical reference, the Ides… Continue Reading



The Downside of Being a Landlord

It’s 1am and your cell phone is ringing.  It’s one of your tenants.  A call at this hour, they’re not calling to say hi.  There’s a major problem.  What could it be?? You reach for the phone with a pit in your stomach.  Another day in the life of a landlord, right? Being a landlord… Continue Reading



FAST Evictions in New York

No landlord wants to evict a tenant, they would rather that the rent gets paid, the tenant complies with the lease terms, and the landlord leaves the tenant to quiet enjoyment, but sometimes landlords have no choice. What is a FAST Eviction?  It’s evicting a tenant as quickly as possible, which is what we do,… Continue Reading



Setting Up an IRA LLC

If you’re thinking of using your retirement funds to help fund your real estate investing, it won;t be long before you come across the concept of a self-directed IRA LLC. Completing a real estate transaction with a self-directed IRA can be a slow and cumbersome process.  Since an IRA is a tax-deferred vehicle, governed by… Continue Reading