REBNY Offers Tour of One of City's Hottest Neighborhoods With First Harlem OpenHouse Expo

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

NEW YORK, March 22, 2013– Potential buyers looking to get a peak at the hot Harlem real estate market will get their chance as the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) gears up to host its first-ever Upper Manhattan Open House Expo. REBNY brokers will host exclusive viewings of co-op, condo, and townhouse listings for sale in Harlem and give the community the opportunity to learn about this booming real estate market from experienced uptown brokers.

The event will take place on both Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will kick off at Corner Social restaurant at 321 Lenox Avenue at the corner of West 126th St. Members of REBNY’s Upper Manhattan Committee will kick off the Expo at 9:30 a.m. with an information session and will be on-hand to assist house-hunters with choosing which of the more than 25 exclusive open house offerings they should view to best suit their individual needs. At 11 a.m. the brokers will disperse to their respective listing where they will host the viewings until 3 p.m.

“Events like this are an example of how the work that our committees do can benefit the local community as well as the brokerage community,” said Steven Spinola, REBNY president, “This 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.”   

Attendees will receive a directory guide produced in partnership with Experience Harlem, which will contain information about the tour, participating brokers, a map, as well as local venues. The availability and status of homes listed in the guide is subject to change. To download the most current list of homes on the tour, please visit REBNY or Experience Harlem in the days leading up to the tour.

To receive and share live updates and additional information, participants can visit or follow #liveharlem on twitter.

About The Real Estate Board of New York

The Real Estate Board of New York is the city’s leading real estate trade association with more than 13,000 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, land use policy, building codes and legislation.  In addition, REBNY publishes reports providing indicators of market prices for both the residential and commercial sectors. Please visit us online at

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