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This post was originally featured on Entrepreneur.com Image credit: PeopleImages | Getty Images When I was first starting out in real estate, I had a lot of passion, and I thought I knew what I was doing. But let’s face it, I was bound to make some mistakes along the way. But the great thing about mistakes is that when you learn from them, you gain some measure of wisdom. Now, some 20 years later, I still have that passion and drive, but there’s a thing or two I’d definitely tell my younger self. If only he’d listen. 1. Being good can be good for the bottom line. Solar ...

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This post was originally featured on Entrepreneur.com Image credit: Neil Beckerman | Getty Images With a constant increase in demand for electric power and surging oil prices, it surprises me that more business owners aren’t excited about solar energy. Solar power offers reduced operating costs and a higher return on investment than many other energy sources. Plus, it’s largely maintenance-free, super-reliable and good for the environment. What’s not to love? If you’re planning to integrate solar energy in your business this year, make sure you’re prepared to make ...

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This post was originally featured on Entrepreneur.com What I love about the real estate business is that each new property presents unique challenges to learn and grow. This is especially true in New York, where every building has its own way to inspire. Sometimes it’s just marveling at a beautiful piece of architecture. Other times, it's digging up the history and understanding how the builders overcame the special challenges within the building. Often it's pragmatic -- figuring out how to creatively modernize a new condominium. No matter what the situation, there’s always an ...

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