Tag Archives: Real Estate

Bad Credit

7 Ways to Fix Your Bad Credit

Use these steps to restore your credit and obtain the credit you deserve

There are certain steps you need to take to restore your credit. Use these 7…

By Cameka Smith

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Lisa Phillips

Foreclosure Turned This Woman From Stressed Buyer to Savvy Investor

Don't let bad credit or large down payments stop you from making money in real estate

Real estate investor Lisa Phillips’ home foreclosed several years ago.  Because of that, she found an affordable real…

By Maryann Reid

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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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real estate

3 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate That You Never Knew…Until Now

Learn how to increase your monthly income by an extra $2-$3k in as little as 10 hours per week by using these three key niches

When most people think of real estate they automatically think of property flipping and/or working…

By Cameka Smith

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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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wealth

Now is the Time to Buy Real Estate and Create Significant Wealth

International financier, trader, and investor Shawn Baldwin says black people should take advantage of the Trump administration to build wealth

Shawn Baldwin, an internationally renowned investor, discusses how and why African Americans should purchase property…

By Selena Hill

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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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Real Estate

Women of Power: Actress Turned Agent Ayo Haynes Discusses How to Successfully Enter the Real Estate Industry

For Ayo Haynes, what was once a means to supplement income between acting gigs has since evolved into a lucrative career in real estate. Here's how she successfully transitioned from actress to agent

The last several years have generated an influx of public curiosity in real estate. As…

By Tia Walker

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Real Estate

Women of Power: Brie Bythewood Talks Success in the Growing Profession of Real Estate

A 10-year real estate industry veteran reveals the highs and lows of her career

The final installment of our African-American Women in Real Estate rests with Brie Bythewood.  The…

By Tia Walker

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

By Black Enterprise

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How Much Can You ‘Really’ Afford to Spend on a Home?

Building a housing budget that won’t make you go bust

Financial experts say we should spend around 30% of our after-tax income on housing, but…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Investing Habits of Wealthy Blacks

Study shows an emphasis on real estate not held by other groups

“Owning land is what many of our forefathers experienced as a way to gain wealth.…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Apartment Rental Prices Are On The Rise

Smaller markets leading the charge as vacancies shrink

There has been growing demand for rental properties in recent years, as the sluggish economy…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[WATCH] Word on the Street: Oprah Winfrey Buys $14 Million Ski Oasis in Colorado

Home features heated driveway and high-tech home automation system

The home was originally built for its previous owner, tech executive Bob Wall. Completed in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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To Buy or To Rent? That is the Question

How to decide when homeownership makes sense

There is no question that it is one of the smartest ways to build generational…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Celebrities Giving Back: Beyonce’s $7 Million Housing Gift

Apartments provide residential as well as social services for tenants

The housing accommodates men and women and supports its residents by providing meals, job readiness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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UK’s Cameron Jamaica Visit Raises Question: Should Blacks get ‘Paid Back’ for Slavery?

Economic toll and legacy of slavery estimated in the trillions

“You’re talking about hundreds of millions of dollars,” says Stevenson. “These folks were situated on…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Buying a Historic Home Can Save You Money

Hattie Wilson's story of becoming a homeowner

Choose a good realtor. Inquire about available properties in historic districts. Select a realtor that…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Entrepreneurs Summit: David J. Grain’s Tips On Turning Passion into Enterprise

Private equity firm innovator shares his influences and lessons

Entrepreneur David J. Grain shares tips on success before his confirmed appearance at Black Enterprise’s…

By Raqiyah Mays

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The 4 Cs of Being a Powerbroker

Skilled negotiator and business leader Harold W. Johnson II shares secrets

Harold W. Johnson II
A powerbroker is defined as “a person or group having the ability…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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