San Bernardino receives $20 million for affordable housing projects

Affordability has become a major issue in the Californian housing market. For years rising prices in the country’s most populous state has meant that homeowners coming from the underprivileged communities find it almost impossible to purchase property. However, steps are being taken to alleviate the problem. For instance, San Bernardino recently became the first Inland Empire community to receive a $20 million help fund from the California Affordable Housing and...

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HUD Housing reform could potentially split families apart

The Trump administration has vowed to end its policy of separating children from their parent not on records, however, underway is a deep crisis and at the center of it are innocent American Kids, a crisis that is unfolding and no one is noticing it. In April, the Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson made public a proposal which seeks to reform the way rents are made in public...

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Christina Kimble the New Face of OC Realtist

Christina Kimble is the new President for Orange County Realtist.  She has been an active member of the OC Realtist since 20XX and in the community as an agent since 2005. She is originally from Los Angels but has lived in Orange County since 20XX. Christina Kimble is passionate about helping her community and even more passionate about increasing the rate of homeownership in the African-American community. Christina states. “I’m...

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Neighborhood Assistance corporation of America

The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) is a nationwide non-profit organization fighting for economic justice through home ownership and community action. NACA is a non-benefit, network support and homeownership association. Its main purpose is to manufacture solid, sound neighborhoods in urban and rustic territories across the country through reasonable homeownership. This organization has made the fantasy of owning a shelter a reality for a great many working individuals by...

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How to Build up Your Own Real Estate Portfolio

Real estate has long been considered an important source of wealth and growth.  It is a great strategy to secure investments, as under normal circumstances equity is sure to raise the value of the property. Although it seem obvious, creating a real estate Portfolio will provide an important source of cash flow that can be easily turned into larger profits and bigger investments.  As Billionaire investor, John Paulson said, “If...

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Five Ways to Stop Worrying about Homeownership

Owning a home is one of the stepping-stones towards long-lasting prosperity. For many families, it represents the culmination of years of hard work and perhaps the largest investment they will make. Yet after the mid-2000’s market crash, many do not see homeownership as a safe investment it once was.  Many have become wary of the expenses, responsibilities and risks owing a home can bring.  Nonetheless, there are many reasons why...

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Independence Day in the United States

Since the early 1940s, The Fourth of July – also known as Independence Day has been heeded as a Federal Holiday in the United States, but this tradition can be traced back as early as the 18th century and the American Revolution. The celebrations are aimed at venerating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. On July 2nd 1776, the Continental Congress1 voted in favor of...

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The Importance of Working with Real Estate Agent

Whether buying, selling or just negotiating for the sake of knowledge, involving a real estate agent in the bottom line could impact your process or else it may cost you later. The prolonged skills and knowledge in the field of real estate is evident in a number of aspects as discussed below; Plenty of Professional Networking/Connections Real estate agent interacts a lot with a vast number of potentialities ranging from...

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How to style up your outdoors

Have you ever walked into a compound and found tools strewn all over, garden untended and the compound looking shabby? Even picturing it is not a pleasing thought. Our outdoors say as much as our houses do, they are indeed the first appearance one gets of your home and we all know how much first appearances matter. Landscaping is not easy and not a job for everyone, it is also...

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Use the Power Is Now Resources To Grow Your Audience And Knowledge In Real Estate

If you read stories of the successful real estate agents, homebuyers or sellers there is one thing common among all of them which is “knowledge of real estate”. Real estate investing is not a “get rich quick” scheme. Just as any solid home needs a strong foundation, the same is true when it comes to your real estate education,  a solid foundation is key to a long-lasting business. If you...

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