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Learn all about the housing experience from top industry professionals.


1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462

Saturday, July 13, 2019   9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Breakfast & Lunch included in admission

Multilingual – English, Spanish, Albanian, Hebrew, Farsi & Mandarin

50+ Home Related Exhibitors Invited

Bankers, Mortgage Professionals, Builders, Remodelers, Contractors, Interior Designers & many more home improvement professionals all under one roof!


First Time Home Buying + 10 Sessions in Creative Home Buying & Financing Options, Veteran Financing, Affordable Housing Programs, & Real Estate Investing

9am-9:30am   Registration
9:30am-9:45am   Welcome Address
10:00am -10:45am   SESSION 1

Fair Housing and Equal Credit Opportunity

Become familiar with the fair housing and equal credit opportunity and how it can help in finding a home.

  • Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty
  • Joel Colman, ASAP Mortgage
  • Danielle Petilli, ASAP Mortgage

Top Tips on Selling Your Home (Know Your Buyers) 

Ready to put your home on the market? Before you list it, receive top tips from our panel of experts as they will guide you on how to achieve the maximum value from the sale of your home.

  • Irene Amato, ASAP Mortgage
  • Neil Bush, Allan Block Insurance Agency
  • Lorena Espaillat, Compass Real Estate
  • John Sullivan, John C. Sullivan, PC



10:45am-11:00am    Exhibitors Break
11:15am-12:00pm   SESSION 2

Renovation Loans

Planning on purchasing a foreclosed property? Have a home in need of major renovations? At this session, gain a better understanding of the renovation loans that are available to homeowners and learn which option could be the best fit for you.

  • Mark Akjar, Mark’s Inspections
  • Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty
  • Joel Colman, ASAP Mortgage
  • Nancy Meserole, ASAP Mortgage

How To Become a Real Estate Investor

Create a plan, know the market, and understand the risks on the path towards becoming a real estate investor



12:00pm-12:45pm   LUNCH | SESSION 3

The Home Buying Process

The purchase of a home is a milestone, but also daunting if not prepared. At this session, our panel of experts will guide you through the process from the prequalification through the closing.

  • Irene Amato, ASAP Mortgage
  • Joe Consentino, Morris Park Realty
  • Anthony Paone, Paone Law
The Home Buying Process (Translated for Albanian speaking attendees)
  • Shetjefen Saljanin, Exit Realty
  • Vlora Shala, ASAP Mortgage
The Home Buying Process (Translated for Spanish speaking attendees)
  • Ana Bermeo, Keller Williams
  • Johanna Gavilanes-Andrade, ASAP Mortgage
The Home Buying Process for Veterans
  • Donna Doria, ASAP Mortgage
  • Nancy Meserole, ASAP Mortgage


12:45pm-1:00pm   Closing Remarks & Raffle
1:00pm-1:15pm     Exhibitors Break
1:15pm-2:00pm   SESSION 4

Thinking of Entering the World of Home Ownership?

How is your credit score? Gain some tips on how to maintain a good score and the impact it can make when it comes to purchasing a home.

  • Irene Amato, ASAP Mortgage
  • Elvia Duque, ASAP Mortgage
  • Eric Stuerken, Better Qualified

Condo and Coops

Thinking about purchasing a condo or co-op? Familiarize yourself with the difference between a condo and co-op and the loans that are available.

  • Lorena Espaillat, Compass Real Estate
  • Betty Jabloner, ASAP Mortgage
  • Robert Reda, Robert Reda Law



Event Sponsors
Breakfast Sponsor
Lunch Sponsor
Home Depot Gift Card Sponsor 
Allan Block Insurance Agency
Allerton International Merchants Association
ASAP Mortgage Corp.
Better Qualified 
BKB Tax Accounting Agency, Inc
Compass Realty
Dorothy Jensen Realty
Exit Realty
Hudson Valley Experts Inspection Services
John C. Sullivan P.C.
Longs GCS Corp Home Inspections
Mark’s Inspections
Morris Park Community Association
Morris Park Realty Group
New York Life Insurance
Red Mill Home Inspections
Robert L. Reda P.C.
The Johns Family Agency
The Judicial Title Insurance Agency


For Questions, Sponsorships and Vendor Opportunities,  please call (914) 218-3968 or e-mail:

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