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Justin Petruzziello and John Zura

Justin Petruzziello and John Zura

We always look forward to having Justin Petruzziello and John Zura of Residential Home Funding as out guest speakers. They have a special way of making the basics of mortgage lending easy to understand and fun to learn. There’s never a dull moment with...

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Lisa Lopez, Foreclosures and HUD Properties

Thank you Lisa Lopez, Broker/Owner of Home Alliance Realty in Manahawkin, NJ, for taking time away from  your business to teach our students about distressed properties.  With many years of experience in handling foreclosures and HUD owned properties, Lisa was able to...

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February 2018 Day Class

Wow!  What a fun class!   I'm always amazed at the transformation of my students from day 1 to day 15.  I have the pleasure of watching you morph from shy, quiet, studious adults into personable, awesome students.  Ain't a doubt in my mind that you guys...

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Rich Dentroux

Rich Dentroux

Thank you Rich Dentroux, owner/inspector of Home Detective Home Inspection LLC for taking the time out from your busy schedule to share your expertise with our class. The students loved your detailed explanation of the home inspection process and the real...

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#2 MAKE YOUR MOM PROUD

#2 MAKE YOUR MOM PROUD

I love business cards. I collect them. I have cards from pre-zip code days. Some of my old business cards have my area code as 201 then 908 and finally 732. Many cards come to me from past and present students.   Some start with a photo of the agent with...

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#1 WHERE ARE MY CE CREDITS???

I get at least seven calls a day for the same thing. The calls are not about my health. Not my kids. (They never call; I could be left in Atlantic City waiting at the buffet line for a month and not get a call). Calls are not asking me out for lunch or...

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Alumni Reunion 2017

Alumni Reunion 2017

Alumni Reunion 2017 After spending 75 grueling hours together our students frequently talk about keeping in touch with each other.   They promise to exchange business cards and reach out though the Academy face book page and other social media.   That works – to a...

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What does an instructor do on her days off?

What does an instructor do on her days off?

What does an instructor do on her days off? Here’s an example:  Linda Purcel on Lacey Day at Gillis Park handing out information and answering questions.    She never seems to get tired of talking to people  and answering questions about...

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Wes Goble

Wes Goble

GUest: Wes Goble Pillar to Post Home Inspection It takes a lot of creativity to make this topic interesting and entertaining but Wes really nailed it!   He always give us an informative and amusing presentation with plenty of information.    Having Wes demonstrate...

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Richard Visotcky, Esq.

Guest speaker Richard Visotcky, Esq. Rich Visotcky is a partner in the firm of Kelly and Visotcky located in Manahawkin, NJ.   The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients throughout central and southern New Jersey.   Rich is generous with his time and...

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Justin Petruzziello and John Zura

Justin Petruzziello and John Zura

Guests: Justin Petruzziello and John Zura of Residential Home Funding discuss the mortgage process to the class.   From pre-qualifying to closing they describe each step along the way in a manner that is fun and easy to understand.  Residential Home Funding is a...

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Edward J. Kownacki, Esq

Edward J. Kownacki, Esq Ted is a local attorney with a practice in Toms River.  Although he handles various aspects of the law, he agreed to come and talk with our students about the attorney’s role in real estate transactions.  From contract review to closing, lease...

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October 2017 Night Class Graduates

No doubt in my mind that you all can go out there and kill that test the first time... fear is going to be your worst enemy.  Remember, it's only a test.  No one but you will know the outcome.  RFQ/RFA (remember "read the flippin' question" etc.), don't over study,...

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What a way to wrap up the year!

What a way to wrap up the year!

What a way to wrap up the year! Justin Petruzziello  and John Zura of Residential Home Funding hosted an extraordinary event at Academy for Real Estate Careers.   Door prizes, give aways, four fascinating presentations and a delicious dinner catered by a local...

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