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For Black Millennnials, Home Ownership Still the Best Way to Build Generational Wealth: Part 2

Real Estate Developer & Entrepreneur A. Donahue BakerBy Erickka Sy Savané<br>In part 1 of this 2-part series we spoke to real estate developer and …

Real Estate

Real estate mogul ducks $22M in taxes with corporate loopholes

He drives a new $100,000 Mercedes-Benz, lives in a $1.8 million home and has been honored for his philanthropic efforts in the Jewish community.<p>He …

Corruption

Beware "Yes," Master "No": The Surprising Key to Skillful Negotiation

This week, I pick up on my discussion of some of the key concepts of <i>Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It</i> by Chris …

Real Estate

'Million Dollar Listing' star Ryan Serhant started in real estate the day the market crashed — here's what he learned

Ryan Serhant knows how to stay positive in a crisis.<p>The star of the new Bravo series "Sell It Like Serhant" began his real estate career on one of …

Real Estate

Is this the return of the 100% mortgage?

<b>The Post Office has launched a ‘Family Link’ mortgage which enables first-time buyers to get on the property ladder without putting down savings of</b> …

Personal Finance

buying tips: How to land the right house in a tough market for buyers

It's tough out there for would-be homeowners.<p>They're facing rising mortgage rates, higher home prices and a shortage of available houses in many markets. Plus, recent changes to the tax law do them no favors.<p>So what can a potential homebuyer do?<p>Get perspective<p>Higher mortgage rates may feel like …

Real Estate

9 Ways To Invest In Real Estate Without Buying Property

Last year’s housing market was one for the record books, with the gains partly driven by tightening inventories and exceedingly low mortgage rates. In some pockets of the country, housing prices rose well over 10 percent on average.<p>But, it’s not only the big coastal cities that are seeing huge …

Real Estate

Building trust among real estate buyers

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, mandatorily requires promoters to register all real estate projects with the Real Estate …

Real Estate

The day Larry Bird said, ‘It’s just God disguised as Michael Jordan’

As almighty as Jordan’s record 63-point playoff performance was, the Celtics still won the game in double overtime<p>Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird …

Michael Jordan

14 Ways for Creatives to Make Money on the Side

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creative and artistic types have skills that can not only lead to a robust salary, but a considerable side hustle. While there are more defined (hence narrow) career paths for STEM graduates, such as engineering, than let’s say for a …

Employment

This Is How to Blow Up Your Business on Social Media

Get the basics right and keep at it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going viral on social media is what every business wants to do. All the attention and all the respect can take your business to the next level. The problem is doing it. I’m a regular follower of social …

Public Relations

Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …

Steps for buying your first home

Buying your first home is a huge rung on the adult ladder, but if you have no idea how it works, what you need to do or even how to prepare for it, …

Color Management

Want to boost your credit score? Break it down.

You probably know a higher credit score can make it easier for you to get a loan. But what really goes into your score—and how can you improve …

Know the Competition: Who's Buying Homes, Who's Selling—and Who's Not?

With soaring rental prices, extremely low mortgage rates, and a stronger economy, it seems that just about <i>everyone</i> wants to buy a home these days. …

Real Estate

A Guide to Buying Your First Home | Times Square Chronicles

A Guide to Buying Your First Home<p>Buying your first home can be a profitable venture. But, there’s more to purchasing your dream home than getting a …

How I bought 3 homes on my own before turning 31

My family jokes that I'm a real estate mogul. I assure you: Barbara Corcoran, I am not. But, earlier this summer, a month before my 31st birthday, I purchased my third property. Did I set out to be a part-time landlord with three mortgages? Not exactly.<p>My real job is as a consultant within the …

Real Estate

More developers submit residential proposals in El Cerrito

EL CERRITO – More developers appear to be hungry to cash-in on the demand for apartments and condominiums near public transit on currently underused …

Urban Design

House prices MAPPED: Cheapest market towns to invest your money in NOW revealed

Getty ImagesHouse prices mapped: The cheapest market towns in the UK have been revealed<p>But now the most affordable market towns in the country have …

Google’s downtown San Jose village “main” construction to start in 2025, property purchases continue

SAN JOSE — Construction of Google’s massive urban village in downtown San Jose is likely to begin about eight years from now, after BART and …

Silicon Valley

The Problem with Tiny Houses That No One Talks About

Concerned neighbors claim tiny houses are affecting local property values.<p>Sure, most of us love scrolling through photos of adorable tiny houses—but …

Home Ownership

Mansion Global Daily: The Harrison in San Francisco Launches Sales, Cool Options for Oenophiles and More

Mansion Global’s daily round-up of the latest luxury real estate news from around the world<p>The 49-story development designed by Silicon Valley …

Real Estate
Housing

Should You Find a Home Inspector or Go With Your Real Estate Agent's Recommendation?

You've trusted your real estate agent's advice throughout the home-buying process, but should you also rely on her to find a home inspector, too? …

What $6,000 rents you in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals, from NoPa to Potrero Hill<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person'</i><i>s apartment</i> <i>another person's townhouse? Today's price: $6,000.</i><p>↑ Turns out that this two-bed, two-bath South Beach …

San Francisco

Can Real Estate Agents Get Business From Social Media?

Real estate agents love social media. They post to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, showcasing themselves and their properties, with the hope that these posts will generate business. Yet, many real estate agents receive little or no business from social media, and they don’t understand why.<p>What …

Real Estate

Digital Ads Are Tired. Here's What Smart Businesses Are Doing Instead | Inc.com

<i>How effective is Google AdWords? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Justin Rezvani, Founder & CEO at theAmplify, on Quora:</b><p>For the past decade, digital advertising has been on an …

Public Relations