Building Wealth Using Inner City Real Estate

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Would you buy a $100 treasury bond for only $80? … but what if you had to wait five years to redeem it? Would you do it? Probably. But what if you could do something to get the $100 sooner. That would really sweeten the deal right?   If you can shorten the time needed to reach your financial goal, then you can:      Make a profit quicker   More...

by Lisa Phillips | Published 5 years ago
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By Lisa Phillips On Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Sub $30,000 Real Estate Investor Resources

You may just see my real estate investing videos, but as you all know, I worked for 3 out of the 4 Big Four Firms (IBM, Accenture, Deloitte and Touche) As an IT Consultant. When I bring my hands on experience to More...

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By Patrice Washington On Friday, February 21st, 2014

5 People Who Shouldn’t Own a Home

Despite what you’ve heard, buying a home is not for everyone. Pre-Depression, many people who shouldn’t have purchased homes in the first place, went against their better judgment by doing what “so More...

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By Sandy Smith On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

What Does a ‘No-Cost Refi’ Really Mean?

The pitch for a no-cost refinance sounds pretty attractive: replace your current mortgage with a lower-interest rate mortgage and pay nothing for the privilege of doing it. But before signing on the dotted line, More...

By Dominique Brown On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Top 5 Things Your Real Estate Broker Won’t Tell You

There is an old stigma attached to real estate brokers. Most people are cautious of them because at times they can be too eager to make the sale that they intentionally “forget” to mention any detail that would More...

By Dominique Brown On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The Most Important Thing to Do with Every Rental Property Purchase

Recently, I identified what I thought was a dream property. This property reminded me of first rental property deal. It was one of those too good to be true deals. I have a very simple criteria for every rental More...


Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study