It’s So Easy, Being Green

Peter Lewis Creative, DIY

With oil and natural gas prices rocketing, stoking terror of long, cold and and expensive winters, a renewed interest in keeping heating costs under control has has been sparked. Homeowner’s have an ignited passion in understanding energy saving methods. If you’re in this boat, stuck in cold waters, here are some tips for energy saving …

1031 Exchange Companies

Peter Lewis Creative, Investing, Legal

The easiest method to begin a 1031 Exchange transaction is to contact a good Exchange Company. The information concerning the exchanger, time and place of the closings, and a copy of the contract to sell the relinquished property are the preliminary papers to start the process. From this information, the company makes exchange documents and …

Tips to Staging the Inside of Your Home Like a Pro

Peter Lewis Creative, Success

Are you considering putting your house up for sale, but not sure where to start? Afraid it will take too long to sell, or that you wonít get the price you want? Think about ìstagingî your home, or in other words, setting the scene for immediate buyer interest in your property. To be really effective, …

Developer grabs Tavern Uptown site

Peter Lewis Creative, Investing, Success

Another Uptown parking lot and a 17th Avenue sports bar might not be long for this world. Southern Land Co. bought the Tavern Uptown building this month as part of a 1.5-acre stretch running along Pearl Street from 16th to 17th avenues, city records show. The Tennessee-based developer paid $11.5 million for the site and ...

EXCLUSIVE: Blackstone, America’s biggest landlord, investing in Oakland

Peter Lewis Creative, News

The Blackstone Group LP, the biggest landlord in the country with tens of thousands of residential units, is investing in Oakland, becoming the largest real estate player yet to arrive in the burgeoning city. New York-based Blackstone (NYSE:BX) is partnering with Los Angeles developer CityView on a 435-unit residential and retail project at 3093 Broadway, ...