Open House & Open Hearts: REBNY Harlem Open House Expo

Uptown brokers to showcase exclusive co-op, condo, and townhouse listings;

Participants encouraged to support Mayor’s Fund and Harlem Building Explosion Relief Efforts

Contact:  Johann Hamilton,    212.616.5250

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 – The Real Estate Board of NY residential members are preparing to hold the 2nd Annual Upper Manhattan Committee Harlem Open House Expo, which will take place on Saturday, April 5th and Sunday, April 6th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00p.m.  The event will kick off at Corner Social restaurant at 321 Lenox Avenue, and will include exclusive viewings of co-op condo and townhouse listings for sale in East Harlem, Central Harlem, West Harlem and Hamilton Heights, providing buyers a look in real estate available in the neighborhood.

Each attendee will receive a directory guide containing information about the expo participants, an updated neighborhood guide, and information on how they can contribute to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, which has already raised over a quarter of a million dollars in relief funds for those affected by the recent East Harlem Building collapse.

“Our Harlem Open House Expo will highlight the vibrancy of the Harlem home market as well as kick off the Spring season with an exciting and informative event,” said REBNY President, Steven Spinola.  “It’s also a great opportunity for members of REBNY and the general public to demonstrate our care and concern for the survivors of the recent East Harlem building explosion.  We are proud to support the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and to help these residents in a any way we can.  In times of crisis, New Yorkers always respond by assisting their neighbors in need.”










The expo will commence at 9:30 a.m. at Corner Social with an information session and meet-and-greet.   Brokers representing firms including Aizer Realty, Bohemia Realty, Bold New York, Charles Rutenberg Realty, Citi Habitats, Coldwell Banker, Douglas Elliman, Halstead Property, Harlem Lofts, Harlem Properties, Level Group, Miron Properties, Platinum Properties, The Corcoran Group, and Warburg Realty Partnership will be on hand.  Each will host an open house viewing of an exclusive listing later in the morning.  The expo will include all different types of housing stock, from affordable housing options to market rate co-ops, condos and town houses.

At 11 a.m., the brokers will disperse to their respective listing locations, where they will be showing the properties until 3p.m.  Open house coverage will include Upper Manhattan homes including East Harlem, Harlem, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights, and Washington Heights.   Those attending will enjoy food and beverage at the meet and greet sponsored by Chase Home Mortgage.  For reservations to attend the Upper Manhattan Committee Harlem Open House Expo, please contact Desiree Jones at, or call Jeanne Oliver-Taylor at 212.616.5261.

About the Real Estate Board of New York

The REBNY is city’s leading real estate trade association with more than 15,000 members.   REBNY  represents major commercial and residential property owners and builders, brokers and managers, banks, financial service companies, utilities, attorneys, architects, contractors and other individuals and institutions professionally interested in the city’s real estate.  REBNY is involved in crucial municipal matters including tax policy, city planning and zoning, rental conditions, indicators of market prices for both the residential and commercial sectors.  Please visit us online at

Jamie McShane

Senior Vice President


The Real Estate Board of New York

P: 212-616-5204

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