No surprise, another great meeting. We had a role reversal, I hosted and Bill Schofield spoke about the Public Safety Committee of the City Council and the Problem Property Ordinance. Attorney Jenessa Pateakos spoke about evictions, Erin Cronin had some great ideas and Assistant Chief Housing Specialist of Southeastern Housing Court Catherine Golderick spoke about…

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It was Finance February at the Landlord Association. Carl Superior and Chris Gallo talking about Hard Money Lending. Stephen Lucitt of Abington Bank spoke about construction and investment lending. John Ray spoke about Real Estate Market Update. Currently just 1 1/2 months inventory of multi-family property, so prices are going up. Next meeting on March…

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Another great meeting, no surprise there. The big surprise was a visit by Chief Joe Cordeiri being greeted by Bill Schofield. The Chief told us about massive gang arrests, great news for the City. Electrician Garth Rowe mentioned that all 3 families need a house meter to sell, Chris Siznall from Lowe’s recommended Valspar paint,…

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Another informative meeting. Hosted by Andy Barroll. We started off with John Dillon of Petrocelli Public Adjuster. John has a background in construction and should be your first call in case of fire or damage. His number is 508-317-9418 and it should be in your cell phone. Our friend Rep Tony Cabral stopped by and…

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No surprise, another great meeting.hosted by Bill Schofield, New Bedford Ward 3 City Councilor High Dunn stopped by after his impressive victory to talk about updated zoning, impact of dredging operations and off shore energy. Susana Neves Coito spoke of low down payment loans for 1st time investment property buyers. Susan Whitehead spoke of shadow…

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Another great meeting. Hosted by our President, Bill Schofield. We were visited by New Bedford City Councilor candidates Lisa White, & Leo Choquette and Mayoral candidate Tyson Moultrie. Lieutenant Nate Rodriguez spoke about the role of Police and how they can help inevictions.and he stayed around for the following presentation and to ably answer questions.…

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This was our end of summer meeting. Andy Barroll served as host. Our 1st speaker was City Council candidate Leo Choquette. Matt Andrew spoke about checking out tenants, made many excellent suggestions. Mike Silvia of New Bedford Guide is setting up a new program to identify drug dealers and criminals. Attorney John Fancoeur spoke about…

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We had an end-of-the-year party at Cotali-Mar in the North End of New Bedford on June 6. What happens at GNBLA meetings stays at GNBLA meetings. It was great to see everyone have a good time. We will be back on September 5th stronger than ever. And with terrific speakers, great members, access to local…

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Big Night. President Bill Schofield flew in from Florida. Derek Santos, executive director of New Bedford Economic Development Commission, spoke about his different functions, providing funding for companies providing jobs. Many jobs with Vineyard Wind, rail will be happening. NBEDC a real asset to the community. Marissa Perez-Dormitzer, city Waste Product manager, spoke about the…

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We had a great meeting April 4th at Cotali-Mar. We were graced for the first time with Judge Neil Sherring. We also had Clerk Magistrate Mark Jeffries and Assistant Clerk Magistrate Steve Carreiro. I was joined up front with John Ray and Ron Oliveira speaking about the importance and uses of our facebook page. Among…

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