Construction Financing for Real Estate Development

Real Estate and Money Show PodcastThursday August 20th, 2015 Join Antoinette Gangi and Marc Demetriou  with guest Matthew Jarmel, AIA, MBA, to learn about land entitlements and navigating the red tape to get site plan approvals to build new, expand or change the use of existing buildings.  Also,  the effects the TARP money had on both stopping the bottom from falling but also slowing the recovery for distressed real estate. Broadcasted at 10 am on WVNJ 1160 on your am dial.

 Construction Financing for Real Estate Development Show Topics:

  • Are banks’ lending again?
  • What types of project’s are banks’ lending on?
    • Office
    • Multifamily housing rental vs condo
    • Retail
    • Speculative development of any kind?
  • What is the difference between how they lend today versus pre 2008 recession?
    • Credit terms
    • LTV vs LTC
  • How is real estate recovery effected by banking or federal government practices
    • Compare RTC of the early 1990’s to TARP
  • How do lending practices effect 1031 exchange market

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Why most businesses are never profitable and what to do about it

Real Estate and Money Show PodcastThursday August 13th, 2015  Join Antoinette and Marc with their special guest Mike Michalowicz, author of Profit First and other must read business books. Learn Why most businesses are never profitable and what to do about it. Broadcasted at 10 am on WVNJ 1160 on your AM dial.

Topic: Why most businesses are never profitable and what to do about it

  • GAAP accounting is flawed. Not in the logic, but in that it doesn’t work with the natural behavior of the entrepreneur
  • Parkinson’s Law – the law that dictates all human behavior, and how it can be your best aly.
  • Why you need to take your profit first. Always.
  • The power of “small plates” (multiple accounts)
  • Why you can’t go about profit by yourself – team up with peers and/or financial pros

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Time Management Manifesto: Expert Strategies to Create an Effective Work/Life Balance

Real Estate and Money Show PodcastThursday August 6th, 2015 join Antoinette Gangi and Marc Demetriou  with guest Thomas Dowd to discuss Time Management Manifesto. Broadcasted at 10 am on WVNJ 1160 on your am dial.

Topic: Time Management Manifesto: Expert Strategies to Create an Effective Work/Life Balance:

  • Biggest roadblocks to success with time management?
  • Biggest time suckers in any business?
  • How do you define success with time management?
  • You often tell people to do the least amount of work in a day while still considering themselves successful. What does that mean?
  • How do you build in time for the unexpected of those dreaded fire drills?
  •  I heard you don’t wear a watch. What is your greatest tool for time management?

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Resurrecting America’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Resurrecting America’s entrepreneurial spirit: a practical approach for creating jobs

Real Estate and Money ShowThursday July 30th, Join Antoinette Gangi and Marc Demetriou with guest, Joe Nicassio, America’s leading expert at troubleshooting business problems. Broadcasted at 10 am on WVNJ 1160 on your am dial.

  1. Is the entrepreneurial spirit in America really dead?
  2. Where do jobs come from?
  3. Where do entrepreneurs come from?
  4. How does this book relates to the occupy Wall Street movement?
  5. There is no such thing as unemployment. What do you mean by that?
  6. What are spirit killers and how to overcome them?

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Extraordinary People: Real Life Lessons

Extraordinary People: Real Life Lessons on What It Takes to Achieve Success

Real Estate and Money Show PodcastThursday July 23rd 2015, Antoinette Gangi and Marc Demertiou welcome guest Scott S. Smith Freelance Contributor, “Leaders & Success” Column Investor’s Business Daily and Book Author. Broadcasted  on WVNJ 1160 on your AM dial.

  • You interviewed Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix–what have been the keys to his success?
  • You included Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsico–most people never heard of her, even though everyone is familiar with its products, so what makes her outstanding?
  • You’ve interviewed a lot of top business leaders–what are some of the most important things you learned from them?
  • You include a lot of high achievers from history, like President John F. Kennedy, Catherine the Great, and Simon Bolivar. How are these relevant to business success?
  • You have two Founding Fathers, President John Quincy Adams and Gouverneur Morris, who drafted the Constitution, in your book. You’ve written extensively about the early leaders of the US–what’s important about them that we should remember today?
  • You also write about physicist Stephen Hawking and Olympic athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee–how is knowing about them helpful to someone who owns a business?

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