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

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

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JPMorgan Chase To Settle Mortgage Discrimination Suit for $55M

Bank settles with federal authorities for charging minority home buyers higher rates

JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $55 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Justice…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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Senators Call Investigation Into Discriminatory Housing In Minority Communities

Group of senators pen letter to regulatory housing agencies

“The findings of NFHA’s report are troubling at best, and at worst, indicate illegal discrimination…

By Michael Tolbert

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Federal Housing Official: ‘There’s Help Available for Struggling Homeowners’

Government programs are out there to assist with mortgages

The HARP Program is the government refinance program for borrowers who are current, but underwater

By Alan Hughes

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Home Prices Rise on Eve of Obama Speech, But Just Slightly

Obama makes major policy speech in Phoenix, Ariz.

President Obama on Tuesday reiterated his administration’s goal to expand economic opportunity for the middle…

By Darren Sands

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Housing Market is Up and Down, Numbers Show

Some housing construction is making a difference

New numbers have some analysts looking up.

By Kenneth Meeks

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Sequester Woes: Poor, Low-Income Families Most At Risk

The sequester will cause mandatory cuts to federal vouchers for poor Americans.

125,000 individuals and families will be put at risk of becoming homeless if the sequester…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Don’t Blame Minority Homeowners for the Housing Crisis

Real estate expert Ingrid Beckles says contrary to some opinion, minority and low-income homeowners are not to blame for the housing crisis

Real estate expert Ingrid Beckles says contrary to some opinion, minority and low-income homeowners are…

By Ingrid Beckles

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How to Benefit from Making Home Affordable Refinance Program

What you need to know to take advantage of President Obama's revised plan for underwater homeowners

Real estate expert Indrid Beckles tells you what you need to know to take advantage…

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: Condo or Co-Op?

What you need to know before buying a condo or co-op

If shoveling snow, mowing the lawn, and general maintenance is not up your alley then…

By LaToya M. Smith

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News Roundup

N.Y. county settles suit; FAMU Law gets accreditation

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Green Growth, Green Renewal

Developments offer eco-friendly alternative in revival of communities

Several green housing developments have cropped up across the nation in urban and inner-city areas…

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Bridging Diversity in Commercial Real Estate

Summit to foster networks in private and public partnerships

Although builders are abandoning ship in the housing market, real estate development in the commercial…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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On The Issues: Obama and McCain on Housing

Leading presidential hopefuls tackle mortgage crisis

Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke uttered the words everyone else has been saying…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Clinton Unveils Housing Plan

New York senator's four-point plan addresses mortgage crisis and home foreclosures

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has proposed a $30 billion federal fund to buy out troubled…

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