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Real Estate Subway Series in the Dumbo area of Brooklyn May 12, 2015. I was a moderator for this conference.

A Few Highlights of the Conference:

Leveraging the Benefits of Private Lending for Real Estate


Moderator: Judith Acampora, Principal, Hard Money Depot

Michael P. Sheehy, Financial Manager, MPS  ​Group at Merrill Lynch

Roy Schoenfeld, Vice President, MPS Group at Merrill Lynch

Rodolpho Miller, Senior Vice President, Business Development Contour Realty

Keenan Watson, Managing Partner, Conscious Community Realty Group


Special Presentation’s:

Investing in Paradise: Riviera Maya, Tulum and Playa De Carmen: Get away trips were raffled off at the event: By Christopher Gil, Commercial Director of A-Nah Residences



Key Points:

  • Property Tax (0.1%)
  • Capital Gains Tax Exemption to foreigners
  • Between 8% to 12% net return on rentals
  • 10% Appreciation per year (track history in the past 5 years)
  • New International Airport of Tulum
  • New Disney Parks coming soon
  • Top 3 destinations in the world for tourism
  • 9 months high season a year
  • Low cost of living with high returns

Property Shark 101: By Derek Hall – Strategic Client Account Executive

The internet has become a powerful tool for real estate professionals. The

website offers a database of the most valuable and up-to-date information available, delivered in

a clear, easy to use online format.

In this class you will learn how to quickly and easily search for property information, identify property ownership, efficiently determine property values, and source leads and potential off-market deals.


Points covered:

  •  How can I improve my ability to locate and interpret property data?
  • How can I contact the owner of a property?
  • What can I do if I am interested in properties in foreclosure?
  • How can I canvass for properties or owners that I am interested in?
  • How can I find comparable sales for a property and estimate current market value?



Three weekend (all inclusive) trips to Tulum, Playa De Carmen, Christopher Gil:

Polo Shirt from, Bellucci Napoli, retail value $325, http://www.belluccinapoli.comWe will post the next event shortly.



Hard Money Depot, LLC

Office: 877-774-4251
Fax:     877-866-8187

Judith Acampora

230 East Main Street
Branford, CT 06405
Direct: 203-623-9452

Torri Clayton

332 Malcolm X Blvd.
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Direct: 646-764-2723