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Make Sure You Know Fact from Myth when Seeking to Own a Home

Many Americans say they want to be homeowners, according to Wells Fargo’s “How America Views…

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4 Ways to Escape the Rental Trap

New homebuyers have more options than they realize

“A lot of people have been misinformed, resulting in becoming content to live as renters,”…

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Six Things You Need to Know Now Before Buying or Selling a Home

Don't go into the deal blind

With homes now being purchased at a bustling pace, there are many signs that point…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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affordable housing

How You Can Get Your Piece of the Affordable Housing Pie [VIDEO]

The Avant-Garde Network hosts a conversation on gentrification in New York City

Last week, the Avant-Garde Network hosted a conversation around affordable housing, and how it impacts…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Survey: Millennials Are Surprisingly Traditional When it Comes To This

How do millennials approach real estate in the digital age?

Recognized as the most digital savvy generation in U.S. history, millennials are well known for…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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home

A Single Woman’s Guide to Buying Her First Home

Don't get caught up in stigma; realize your dreams with these steps

Single and still waiting to invest in the home of your dreams? More women are…

By Janell Hazelwood

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homeownership

Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Increase African American Homeownership

The bank's goal is to create around 250,000 new homeowners in the next ten years

Wells Fargo has announced a $60 billion lending commitment to create at least 250,000 new…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Homeownership

To Buy or Not to Buy? Millennials and Homeownership

Learn why this may be the perfect time to invest in real estate

Lauren Allah, Realtor at Luxury Home Enterprises, talks about the process of buying a home…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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Egypt Sherrod

Egypt Sherrod’s 3 Keys to Making Money in Real Estate

The HGTV host has been buying homes and flipping properties since her early 20s

Get the inside scoop on how to make money in real estate from Egypt Sherrod,…

By Alisa Gumbs

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foreclosure scams

Foreclosure Scams: Don’t Get Your House Stolen

You could be a prime target for foreclosure scams

Foreclosure scams can literally rob you of house and home, as well as ruin your…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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black bank

Washington, DC’s Largest, Oldest Black Bank To Host Mortgage Day

Helping to meet the needs of existing and potential homebuyers

People of color continue to get shut out of the housing marketing. Home ownership among…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Home Sharing

National Retirement Security Week: Boost Your Post-Career Income Through Home-Sharing

In honor of National Retirement Security Week, here are a few tips on how to increase your income with home-sharing

Millions of retirees continue to figure out how to live comfortably during their post-career years—a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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home ownership

Renting vs. Owning: The Pros And The Cons

Watch this video for an overview of the pros and cons of renting property compared to owning it

Debating whether you should rent or buy property? Here are some tidbits on the pros…

By Selena Hill

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condos

BE LUXURY: What Condos Can $1 Million Buy?

Helpful real estate advice for those looking to invest in a condo

Check out this sneak peek at what $1 million may get you when conducting your…

By T. Bernie

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first home

Don’t Do These 3 Things When Buying Your First Home

Property Virgins host Egypt Sherrod shares real estate advice for first-time homebuyers

Egypt Sherrod knows a thing or two about what you should and shouldn’t do when buying…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Renovating

4 Things You Need to Know Before Renovating Your Home

'Blog Cabin' host Chris Grundy gives homeowners the inside dish

Home improvement fanatic Chris Grundy knows his way around a toolbox. The host of Cool…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Luxury Home

BE Luxury: 4 Things To Look For When You Buy a Luxury Home

An architect’s projects, as well as a fashion label’s branding, add unique touches to design, craftsmanship and market value

Find a licensed, reputable realtor or broker you have rapport with to represent your preferences,…

By T. Bernie

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Parents See Schools as Crucial to Home Buying Decision

Tips on finding a home for your family that won't bust your budget

Regardless of the role your child’s school is playing in your home buying decision, most…

By Stacey Tisdale

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homeowner

Why Now Might be a Good Time to Become a Homeowner

Nationwide’s study shows favorable home buying conditions are likely to continue

The fundamentals for housing market growth…job/income gains and demographics — remain strong and should continue…

By Stacey Tisdale

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inventor

Retirees Need Better Understanding of Home Equity

Majority want to stay in their homes, but don’t know how to cash in

“We know that home equity is an important part of the household wealth passage for…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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