Tag Archives: Real Estate

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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Seven Things to Know Before Investing in Rental Property

Now can be a good time to be a landlord

For potential investors who have good credit, savings, and a dose of patience, the time…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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This Old House

The pros and cons of buying foreclosures and short sale properties

Compelling as they may sound, foreclosures and short sales can present unique challenges.

By Bridget McCrea

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of a Short Sale

Though an attractive option, due diligence is key

As many distressed homeowners await relief from the White House’s loan modification and refinancing program,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Is Now the Time to Buy Real Estate?

The pros and cons of purchasing distressed properties

If you believe in the investment philosophy “buy low and sell high,” then you’re probably…

By Bridget McCrea

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How to Sell Your Home in a Down Market

When Radiah Corn Minor, and Timothy Minor put their home on the market last year…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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Land of Opportunity

The housing bubble's collapse ushered in a buyers market. Learn how to make the most of it.

Kimberly Sloan and her husband Michael Saunders thought it was time to buy a house.…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Women & Money: Books and Web Resources for Investment Success

Read up on how to best invest your time and money

Savvy money management skills are a necessity to weather these tough economic times. BlackEnterprise.com has…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The King of Commercial Real Estate

Victor MacFarlane reigns supreme in America’s gateway cities.

By Alan Hughes

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Real Estate Mogul Celebrates Book Launch

Expert tells how to successfully buy, sell in shaky market

Hotel tycoon, R. Donahue Peebles, celebrated the launch of his book, The Peebles Path to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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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Dr. 'Green' House

Former neurochemist builds healthy houses in the South

When Freeman Ledbetter was nearing the end of his post-doctorate program in neurochemistry at Duke…

By Wendy Harris

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Finding Solid Ground

Spotting investment opportunities in a tough real estate market.

It happened without a sound. If only it were possible to hear the real estate…

By Kemba J. Dunham

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