Byron Allen makes history with latest acquisition

Byron Allen makes history with latest acquisition

Billionaire media personality Byron Allen recently made history by buying a $100 million Malibu mansion, which is the most money an African American has ever spent on a home in the United States and the highest price paid for a U.S. home this year. According to The Wall Street Journal, the mansion is a four-bedroom […]

Bank of America to test zero-down payment mortgages for minorities

Bank of America to test zero-down payment mortgages for minorities

Bank of America recently announced that they would offer a no-down-payment mortgage for Blacks and Hispanics who are first-time homebuyers. Announced as the Community Affordable Loan Solution, this program will be available in predominately Black and Hispanic areas in the cities of Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, and Charlotte, N.C. Bank of America announced that […]

Arlena Hawthorne’s forte is working in commercial real estate

Arlena Hawthorne's forte is working in commercial real estate

Arlena Hawthorne is the business relationship client manager for Wells Fargo. She was present at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Las Vegas. Hawthorne talked with rolling out about her role at Wells Fargo, how she got involved in commercial real estate, and what Black men can do to better protect Black women. […]

Samantha Banks teaches how #LandCrypto sets Black people up for success

Samantha Banks teaches how #LandCrypto sets Black people up for success

Samantha Banks is a wife, a mother of five, and the CEO of Financial ID Capital LLC, a boutique accounting firm. She is also the founder of Wife Mommy CEO LLC. Banks has a very unique and valuable perspective of the role of women in her industry and she shared some of that with rolling […]

Jeremy Norman runs the largest minority-owned real estate firm in America

Jeremy Norman runs the largest minority-owned real estate firm in America

Jeremy Norman’s real estate firm, Norman and Associates in Atlanta, has led to over $65 million in property sales over the past 15 years. He’s worked with several high-profile clients like Rickey Smiley and Marvin Sapp. In 2011, Norman became the youngest Black person to be inducted into the Commercial Club. He’s also a member […]

Investment pro Bernel Hall executes $5B in real estate in Newark, New Jersey

Investment pro Bernel Hall executes $5B in real estate in Newark, New Jersey

Bernel Hall is the President & Chief Executive Officer at Invest Newark since Feb. 2019. Over the past 20 years, he has executed over $5 billion in real estate investment, lending, and disposition transactions for multifamily, retail, office, and hotel properties in 36 states throughout the U.S. A former investment banker at Goldman Sachs, public […]

Invest Atlanta SVP Alan Ferguson explains how healthy habits boost productivity

Invest Atlanta SVP Alan Ferguson explains how healthy habits boost productivity

Alan Ferguson, who serves as senior vice president of Invest Atlanta, led multiple discussions at the recent Peace and Purpose Retreat which was held virtually Dec. 4-6, 2020. The panels ranged from tools and parameters needed for purchasing a home to economic development in urban communities. Both conversations were well-needed discussions to equip our community […]

Lenor Sherman empowers others to build wealth by investing in real estate

Lenor Sherman empowers others to build wealth by investing in real estate

Some people might believe that real estate investors make their wealth simply by purchasing and selling homes. But the field of real estate offers a variety of options that require a multiplicity of skill sets. One can be a real estate broker, an investor, a property developer, and much more. Very few real estate professionals […]

Atlanta real estate agent discusses selling homes during pandemic

Atlanta real estate agent discusses selling homes during pandemic

With many people out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, real estate agents have remained in the trenches, helping their clients buy and sell homes. Armed with masks, gloves and hand sanitizer, these professionals are risking being infected with the virus to close the deal. With a high-profile client list and almost a decade […]

Rashad Richey and Omar Ali suspend rent payments for tenants

Rashad Richey and Omar Ali suspend rent payments for tenants

During the novel coronavirus pandemic, many commercial property owners are refusing to give tenants relief from rent payments. But property owner and multimedia personality Dr. Rashad Richey along with business partner Omar Ali have stepped up to do just the opposite. They are helping tenants at their 28,000 square ft commercial property in Atlanta, GA […]

Business experts Gerald and Alexandria Harris plant a stake in the ground

Business experts Gerald and Alexandria Harris plant a stake in the ground

Gerald Harris and Alexandria Barry are that super-couple who have mastered the art of the partnership, personally and professionally. The husband and wife business partners are also business collaboratives identifying and developing business and marketing opportunities to share pertinent messages with the right audiences. Gerald Harris’ House Flipping Guide is essentially a how-to-guide for real […]

What we learned from touring the mansion owned by Madam C.J. Walker

What we learned from touring the mansion owned by Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker is a true Black American icon. On March 20, Netflix released the series, Self-Made, which is based on the life and times of Madam C.J. Walker. Raised in poverty in the South, Walker’s life changed after she attended Poro College, a beauty school headed by Annie Malone. Walker took the expertise she […]

Michael Jackson’s son purchased a $2.6M home and he’s only 18

Michael Jackson's son purchased a $2.6M home and he's only 18

Blanket “Biji” Jackson has reportedly bought a $2.6 million house, just days after his 18th birthday. The late Michael Jackson‘s youngest child, who hit the milestone age on February 21, is said to have purchased the luxury property in Calabasas, California, in one of the area’s gated communities, with guards patrolling all day and night. According to […]

Lauren London buys million-dollar home with all the bells and whistles

Lauren London buys million-dollar home with all the bells and whistles

Lauren London and Nipsey Hussle (Image source: Instagram @laurenlondon) Lauren London has taken steps to write the next chapters of her life despite remaining in mourning over the loss of her beloved life partner Nipsey Hussle. Rolling out already reported that London collaborated with Puma to debut a new clothing collection, Hussle & Motivate, in […]

Kanye West purchases $14.5M property in Wyoming

Kanye West purchases $14.5M property in Wyoming

Kanye West has bought another ranch in Wyoming. The 42-year-old rapper has splashed out $14.5 million on the Bighorn Mountain Ranch, which spans across 6,713 acres, just outside the town of Greybull, according to TMZ.com. His purchase comes just two months after he bought Monster Lake Ranch. However, his wife Kim Kardashian West isn’t keen […]

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are selling their Calabasas condo

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are selling their Calabasas condo

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have put their $3.5 million condo up for sale. The luxury Calabasas property — which features three bedrooms and four bathrooms — is in the rapper’s signature minimalist style with a neutral color scheme. According to the description on Compass: “Soft neutral tones and natural lighting are combined with bespoke […]

The Downing brothers ‘Double Down’ for home giveaway in Chicago

The Downing brothers 'Double Down' for home giveaway in Chicago

The Downing brothers are changing lives in Chicago. They have taken their expertise in real estate and applied their skills to the transformation of neighborhoods. They made their television debut via HGTV on their show called “Double Down” where they flip homes in broken areas and provide financial literacy to families in these spaces. Anthony […]

Ernestine Johnson Morrison shares how she raised millions at 2019 RIDE

Ernestine Johnson Morrison shares how she raised millions at 2019 RIDE

Ernestine Johnson Morrison is an actress, poet, and the founder of the first black-owned SEC-regulated real estate crowdfund. We spoke to Johnson Morrison – a moderator and speaker at the two-day RIDE Conference 2019 about innovation and technology. What does innovation mean to you? I’m at the rolling out Ride Conference 2019 and I’m leaving […]

HBCU grad Mark Whitten teaches generational wealth via real estate investing

HBCU grad Mark Whitten teaches generational wealth via real estate investing

Baltimore native and real estate investor Mark Whitten is changing the way people view real estate and empowering the community to obtain wealth and financial freedom. Whitten graduated from HBCU Morgan State University and transitioned from working in a group home to real estate investment. His ability to coach people through his Real Estate Money Club […]

Why Kanye West may have to stop construction on his futuristic homes

Why Kanye West may have to stop construction on his futuristic homes

Kanye West may be forced to tear down the futuristic homes he is having built-in Calabasas. The “Bound 2” rapper was reported last week to have started work on four dome-like structures, which are being built on 300 acres of land he owns in Calabasas. They are meant to serve as the prototypes for a whole […]