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Latest Episodes

Episode 020 – Multifamily Lending – Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD Capital Markets
August 21, 2019

Blake Janover of Janover Ventures a Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets company and Realty Speak host Bill Weidner talk pre and post the 2008 financial crisis while helping you count the ways you can execute the finance of new multifamily developmen...

Episode 019 – World of EB-5 – Deep Dive and the Capital Stack
July 24, 2019

Attorney Min Chan, Managing Director of the Chan Law Firm and Allison Berman, Managing Director and General Counsel of Greystone’s EB-5 bring you deep into the world of the EB-5 Program - an Immigrant Investor Visa Program which provides a method for e...

Episode 018 – Land of Opportunity IS in the O-Zone – Really!
June 10, 2019

Developer Toby Moskovits and Realty Speak host Bill Weidner navigate through the latest guidance from Treasury/IRS on the Opportunity Zone regulations with KPMG Opportunity Zone experts Phil Marra and Demetri Yatrakis.

Episode 017 – Rent in THE City – More Regulation? Yup!
April 02, 2019

Jay Martin, Executive Director of CHIP and Kara Rakowski, Attorney with Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP share critical insights regarding the proposed changes in the NYS rent regulation laws that could pass this June in Albany.

Episode 016 – An Affordable Footprint – Carbon That Is
February 21, 2019

Chris Parker, Founder, Giv Group in Utah joins Bill in this episode to discuss that it’s not just technology, energy efficiency and affordability that are the foundation of his multi-family development projects.

Episode 015 – Raising the Bar (bell) – Amenities in New Development
January 23, 2019

Vinnie Sunders, Matrix Fitness and Jeff Yachmetz, Slate Property group share that in these times the ultimate customer, the tenant has an expectation of experiential living that goes far past the idea that apartment living is just the cube you occupy.

Episode 014 – Gimme Shelter – Transitional Housing Part 2 – What a Story!
January 18, 2019

The Victor Rivera backstory is a raw personal history of growing up surrounded by the nefarious influences of his South Bronx neighborhood in the 1960’s. Did he succumb? Did he fall? Did he subsequently triumph?

Episode 014 – Gimme Shelter – Transitional Housing Part 1 – It’s a Biz.
January 09, 2019

Juan Restrepo, Esq. and Richard Yao, COO of the not for profit Bronx Parent Housing Network discuss transitional housing and the nuances around this niche of multifamily real estate. This episode reveals a very special opportunity for multifamily devel...

Episode 013 – Short and Sweet – Bill’s Year End Message to You.
December 13, 2018

In this short 5 minute episode, Bill Weidner reflects on year 1 of Realty Speak and shares his year end message to you, the Realty Speak guests and listeners.

Episode 012 – Things That Go Bump in the Transaction
November 07, 2018

Just when you thought you could sell or buy you may find out that something you thought you knew; you actually did not know. In this episode you will hear from Susan May-McLean, owner and Sherri Zaret, partner of Horizon Land Services,