The Professional Series

Thursday, March 14

Getting ready for gardening season: 10 tips to get your dream garden ready

Sara & Dimitri Gatanas from Harlem Urban Garden Center

Believe it or not, winter is ending soon, which means the time is ripe to get your plans in order for this year's garden, whether you're dreaming of a bounty of vegetables, a balcony of colorful flowers, or some other sort of outdoor oasis. The savviest gardeners have probably already made their plans, but it's not too late for the rest of us. Come learn from the best gardeners in town! The Urban Garden Center is owned and operated by the Gatanas family - They are third generation garden experts here in New York City.

Thursday, April 11

Insider tip: Using your mortgage as an asset

Scott Nadler from Loan Depot

In today’s lending environment, there are a plethora of options available to homeowners and prospective homeowners to either save money on their mortgage, increase their liquidity, or both. In this seminar we will discuss the process of refinancing, the different types of refinances, how to determine which mortgage product is best for you, and how to get a loan when the big banks say “no.” Everyone will surely learn something and the information can help you create wealth in ways you may not have thought were possible.

Thursday, May 23

10 tips for a healthy landlord-tenant relationship

Daniel Levinas from Moulinos & Associates LLC

Did you know there is no legal obligation to provide A/C, but that there to provide a door with a peep hole or mirrors in the elevators? Join us for an interesting and informative discussion about what landlords are (and aren’t!) legally required to provided their tenants.

Thursday, June 6

How to clear your building from old violations

Mabel Cataldo from Metropolis Group, Inc.

Building owners in NYC have a responsibility to maintain their properties in safe condition, in compliance with the city’s construction codes. NYC building violations are serious business and need to be taken care of. Open – or uncorrected – violations can prevent an owner from selling, refinancing or obtaining a new Certificate of Occupancy or Letter of Completion. In this seminar you will learn how to clear your property from old violations and make sure your building is in compliance with the DOB’s laws.

Thursday, June 27

10 most commons problems home inspectors find


Putting your home on the market? Buying a new place? Either way, a home inspection could seal the deal or cause the whole thing to fall apart. Hiring a qualified home inspector is always your best bet for a thorough home evaluation, but it's a good idea to have a general understanding of what to look out for.

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