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Fair Housing PLUS Mansions of Riverside Drive: Continuing Ed courses for Brokers & Others

April 24 @ 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Continuing Education for Brokers–Take BOTH or EITHER course:
Fundamentals of Fair Housing
Approved for 3 hours of Real Estate Continuing Education Credit
Historic Mansions of Riverside Drive Walking Tour
Approved for 3 hours of Real Estate Continuing Education Credit

It’s Back! Landmark West’s seminar for brokers who buy and sell properties in historic districts is here to help you meet your mandatory 3 hours on Fair Housing — plus enjoy a talk + walking tour of the Mansions of Riverside Drive (for 3 more credit hours)!

When: Monday April 24, 2017, 12:30pm – 6:30pm
Where: Macaulay Honors College, 35 W. 67th Street
Registration: Register online or contact LW! to reserve a seat & pay by check

12:30pm-6:30pm 6.0 credit hours in one enjoyable afternoon:
“Fundamentals of Fair Housing” (12:30-3:30; 3.0 hours)

*  Understand the need for fair housing laws and why they were adopted in the first place
*  Examples of practices that have historically hurt minorities and other vulnerable groups from full and equal access to housing opportunities
*  Differences between federal, New York State, and New York City fair housing laws and what they each prohibit
*  Are all types of housing protected under fair housing laws?

Includes a Special Focus on Best practices for Brokers!:

*  What is “steering”and how to avoid it
*  What to do when you think a party is not in compliance with the law
*  Navigating today’s top issues: Familial status discrimination; lawful source of income discrimination, and the use of criminal records by housing providers

“The Development of Riverside Park and Riverside Drive’s Mansion District: A Talk and Walking Tour” (3:30pm-6:30; 3.0 credit hours)
Travel back in time to the early 1900’s lives and homes of the wealthy denizens of Riverside Drive, now part of the West-End Collegiate Historic District. A 1.5 hour in-class talk and slideshow introduces:

*  Pictures and tales of the original Hudson Riverside country estates
*  The Upper West Side’s “Fifth Avenue” and the once magnificent, now-lost 1906 Charles Schwab Mansion; 1908 Angie Booth Mansion; and 1905 gorgeous Neo-Gothic Paterno Castle
*  The architects, developers, styles, and more

Then lace up for a 1.5 hour walking tour of the architectural beginnings of Riverside Drive from 72nd to 76th Street, including:

*  The Sutphen House — No. 311 W 72nd Street
*  The Prentiss Mansion – No. 1 Riverside Drive
*  Kleeburg Mansion – No. 3 Riverside Drive
*  A Surviving Block — 76th to 77th Street


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