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Rent or Buy? In Which Cities Is It Better to Own or Pay a Landlord?

Miami, Phoenix, Las Vegas top picks for planting homeownership roots

A breakdown of areas where its either smarter to rent a home or own one.

By Black Enterprise

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6 Steps to Success in Commercial Real Estate

Despite low valuations this investor sees opportunities

There’s no doubt that the commercial real estate market has seen better days. Along with…

By Alan Hughes

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What To Do About An Underwater Mortgage

Should you maintain or bail?

Thirty-five percent of African American homeowners in the U.S. are currently underwater. If the home…

By John Simons

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Real Estate Insider: ‘Housewives of D.C.’ Star Shares Her Passion

Real estate news and advice for individuals and investors

Stacie Scott Turner has gained fame being featured on Bravo TV’s The Real Housewives of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Investment Clubhouse: 3 Tips for Investing in REITs

Advice, resources, and information for investment clubs and their members

Financial adviser Chris Long offers three tips for investing in a REIT index fund.

By Renita Burns

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First Independence’s Sweet Song of Growth

With lucrative opportunities in �mortgage lending, Donald Davis plays a �profitable tune for his Detroit-based bank

For more than three decades, Donald Davis played the six string, performing on an array…

By Alan Hughes

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: Choosing the Right Neighborhood

When purchasing a home, it�s all about location, location, location

Found the perfect house? Make sure the environment is equally ideal. There’s nothing to be…

By LaToya M. Smith

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How to Get Your Property Taxes Lowered

If there was a way you could save $3,500 with 30 minutes’ worth of effort,…

By Tara-Nicholle Nelson

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Building Boom Transforms Heart Of Beirut

BEIRUT (AP) — Blocks of historic Ottoman-era buildings, once pocked by bullet holes, have been…

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How to Finance a Fixer-Upper on a Modest Budget

The house you want to buy needs some work, but you don�t have the money for repairs. Here�s one option.

A reader recently wrote to me asking about options for financing the purchase of a…

By John Simons

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Location, Location, Location

Choose a commercial retail space that suits your business

Finding the right location for your small business may seem as simple as finding a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: Building Financial Security

Owning a home should be part of a larger commitment to gaining financial security

Over the Thanksgiving break I became addicted to a show called Till Debt Do U$…

By LaToya M. Smith

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What’s A Short Sale In The Long Run?

It's not a foreclosure, but it could still make it harder to buy another home

Yesterday afternoon I was in an attorney’s office and a gentleman came in for a…

By Kirk Charles

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Money Attitudes and Budgeting

Homeownership means learning to understand and manage your finances

Last weekend I attended The Money Conference for Women in Hartford, CT. A 26-year-old woman…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Key Players

The role of the realtor, attorney and home inspector

Buying a home is a personal decision, but the process is not so private. Generally,…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Qualifying For A Mortgage

Know your options for financing your purchase�and paying off the loan

“What happens when you go to a lender,” asked Deborah Johnson, vice president and relationship…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The King of Commercial Real Estate

Victor MacFarlane Reigns Supreme in Americas gateway cities

Victor MacFarlane’s proudest business accomplishment isn’t his involvement in the grand, 80-story Time Warner Center…

By Alan Hughes

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The Master Builder Strikes Again!

R. Donahue Peebles sold his properties as the real estate market tanked. Now hes looking for the next big deal

If the flames that forge successful, resilient enterprises are the fires of adversity and contention,…

By Alan Hughes

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: Getting Started

How to know if you're ready and what banks are looking for

The process of buying a home can be overwhelming. I feel your pain, I’m there…

By LaToya M. Smith

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