HGAR Update


BOARD TALK: New Members October

October 2017

BOARD TALK MEMBERS Designated Realtor Boris H. Linares Premium Choice Realty Corp. 1745 Parkview Avenue Bronx, NY 10461 718- 822-0619 Philip Mellea 399 Knollwood Road, #111 White Plains, NY 10603 914-589-8092 Serrano & Associates, P.C. Roselina Serrano 22 South Main Street New City, NY 10956 845-638-2200 Robert D. Siano 399 Knollwood Road, Suite 301 White…

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GATEWAY PERSPECTIVES: Global Markets Matter

October 2017

As reported in this edition of Real Estate In-Depth, the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors and the Staten Island Board of Realtors co-hosted a Global Summit event on October 2nd. Hundreds of attendees congregated at the Marriott Marquis in Midtown Manhattan to hear from industry experts on the importance of having a global perspective and…

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In Memoriam: Palma Calaluca Web

October 2017

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors also regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Palma Calaluca Webb of Newburgh, a broker with John J. Lease REALTORS, Inc. on Oct. 9th at the age of 70. Born to Ferdinand Joseph and Mary Orsini Calaluca in Newburgh, NY on March 7, 1947, Palma was the…

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HGAR Calendar

October 2017

OCTOBER October 24th HGMLS Board of Directors HGAR White Plains 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. October 26th HGAR CID Breakfast – Yonkers Mayor Spano HGAR White Plains 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. A Night of Comedy, RPAC Fundraiser Levity Live, W. Nyack 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. October 27th YPN Workshop – Creating a Digital…

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Spotlight On: Irene Guanill-Seeing Beyond the Mess

October 2017

Irene Guanill describes herself as “a girl from the South Bronx,” who grew up learning how to turn lemons into lemonade. “My mom was always very strong and she taught us to be strong,” she said. “Failure was not an option—you could either sink or swim, and I chose to swim.” Today, the mother of…

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Hudson Valley Home Sales, Prices Remain Strong; Inventory Continues to Fall

October 2017

WHITE PLAINS—Real estate sales continued at a brisk pace in the lower Hudson Valley region, albeit at a slightly slower pace as the year has progressed, according to the “Third Quarter Residential Real Estate Report for Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Orange Counties, New York” released by the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service, Inc. With the…

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HG Realtor Foundation Raises Nearly $27,000 For Make-A-Wish H.V. at Masquerade Ball Gala

October 2017

CENTRAL VALLEY—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, a division of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, raised approximately $27,000 for Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley at its “Black & White Masquerade Ball” held recently at the Falkirk Estate and Country Club in Central Valley. The Sept. 28th event marked the 20th anniversary of the association’s support of the…

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2017 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: September

October 2017

2017 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to October 2017 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2017 RPAC campaign Platinum R Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Nancy Kennedy, Houlihan Lawrence Inc., Croton-on-Hudson Paul Kennedy, Houlihan Lawrence Inc., Croton-on-Hudson Golden R Richard Haggerty, Hudson…

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Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Presents $7,000 in Donation Checks to Local Charities

October 2017

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, recently presented $7,000 in donations to three Hudson Valley non-profit organizations. Most recently, Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, based in Carmel, received a $3,000 donation. The organization was founded in 2012 by Susan and Steve Salomone, along with Carol…

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Fordham R.E. Institute Announces New Master’s Degree in Real Estate

September 2017

NEW YORK– The Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center announced earlier this month it is now accepting applications for its inaugural Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) class starting in January 2018. The 36-credit graduate degree, which can be completed in as little as one year, builds on the success of REI’s seven…

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In Memoriam: Robert P. Morini

September 2017

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor and real estate executive Robert P. Morini of Carmel, who passed away on Sept. 24th at the age of 63 surrounded by his family. He was the owner of Harvest Country Properties and was a principal broker…

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Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Presents $1,000 Donation to Gilda’s Club Westchester

September 2017

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors recently presented a check for $1,000 to Gilda’s Club Westchester. Created in fulfillment of actress Gilda Radner’s dream, Gilda’s Club offers a welcoming community of free support for everyone living with cancer—men, women, teens and children—along with their families…

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FIRST NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

September 2017

FIRST NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING October 30, 2017 Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Report of the HGAR Leadership Committee to be presented at the HGAR Annual Meeting on October 30, 2017. TARRYTOWN—The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. will take place on October 30, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at…

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HGAR Calendar

September 2017

SEPTEMBER September 18th Meet Your Hudson Valley County Executives and Legislators HGAR White Plains 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. September 20th Breakfast with Benefits: Game Changing Mortgage Updates HGAR White Plains 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. September 28th Black & White Masquerade Ball to Benefit Make-A-Wish® HV Falkirk Country Club, Central Valley 6:00 p.m. –…

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LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS: Make Your Voices Heard at RPAC Members’ Day Luncheon

September 2017

October 30th is HGAR’s annual Members’ Day, which is an exciting and incredibly important day for all Realtors in our five-county service area. There is a lunch that day that many people do not know about—it is the RPAC luncheon. The luncheon program consists of an update from New York State Association of Realtors Government…

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