The amount Wiz Khalifa dropped on his new mansion

“Black and Yellow” artist, Wiz Khalifa forked out a large sum for a plush four-bedroom pad in Encino, California. According to TMZ, his new abode features floating stairs, floor-to-ceiling doors, and a home theater, which could be ideal if he ever feels the need to rewatch the direct-to-DVD movie Mac & Devin Go to High […]

Rihanna’s fabulous Hollywood mansion is up for sale (photos)

Rihanna is attempting to sell her Hollywood mansion. Why does the pop singer want to sell her home after just 18 months? Well, the “Work” singer is now eager to put her property back on the market following an attempted break-in by a fan turned stalker,  Eduardo Leon. He was arrested in May wandering around […]

See inside of Drake’s custom-built mega-mansion (photos, video)

Music mogul Drake is about to channel his inner LeBron James and seriously floss his wealth with an outrageously custom-built mansion. Like his friend King James, who created an architectural masterpiece in his Akron, Ohio, hometown, Drake is going all out in the Toronto stomps where his spectacular career first rocketed into orbit. The record-breaking […]

Antoine Thompson explores real estate and fair housing opportunities

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) is the oldest Black real estate trade association in the country. Since its inception in 1947, the organization has been working to create equal housing opportunities for minorities. Antoine Thompson is executive director of the NAREB, which according to their website “is a professional real estate organization which […]

Top reasons to envy the über-cool Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters in Atlanta

If you were connected enough to secure an invite to the grand opening of the Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia, in suburban Atlanta, you are probably sitting at your desk like this writer thinking of ways to update your current office and workspace. Small enhancements can make a big difference but good luck trying […]

Realtor Lauren Allah provides useful tips before buying a home

Lauren Allah is a 25-year-old entrepreneur and licensed realtor in Michigan. She specializes in helping individuals find homes, and she oversees the entire process, from start to finish. She is determined to help individuals understand the importance of homeownership and financial freedom, which is why she’s providing individuals with a few tips before purchasing a […]

Keith Urban gifts Nicole Kidman Michael Jackson’s old New York mansion (photos)

When you stroll through the Upper East Side in New York, between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue, there will be one less real estate listing: the sprawling six-story home that once belonged to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Keith Urban reportedly purchased “his adored wife the ultimate gift,” the sprawling $52M Manhattan mansion, which has seven […]

Akuansa Graham shares why Opendoor could be the Uber of real estate

Akuansa Graham shares how Opendoor can change the real estate industry and homeownership. He recently spoke with rolling out to discuss the benefits and impact. How and when did the idea of Opendoor come about? The initial idea behind Opendoor came about more than a decade ago when Opendoor’s executive chairman, Keith Rabois, realized selling […]

Rihanna’s fabulous New York penthouse is for sale (photos)

Rihanna is giving up the New York penthouse at 129 Lafayette Street that she’s been renting since 2013. It’s located on the 11th and 12th floors of a building on the border of Soho, Chinatown and Little Italy. If interested, the four-bedroom duplex, which ended up costing her $50K a month, is on sale for $16.9M. When she moved […]

Tamar Braxton’s Mediterranean mansion hits the market

Tamar Braxton is parting ways with her Mediterranean mansion in Calabasas, California, to the tune of $15M. In 2003, the R&B singer, 40, and her music executive husband Vincent Herbert, 44, bought the 13,716-square-foot mansion for $10.5 million. Located in Estates at The Oaks, at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac — also the same […]

Film giant Forest Whitaker is parting with his Hollywood mansion

Forest Whitaker is parting with his Hollywood Hills compound for a cool, $5.995 million. Consisting of two separate addresses, the gated property, which sits on 1.66 acres, features a sprawling main house as well as a three-story secondary or guest house for a total of 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and 8,396 square feet of living […]

Jay-Z and Beyoncé reportedly paying how much for mortgage?

Jay-Z and Beyonce have a $52.8M mortgage on their new $88M, which could see them pay back around $252,000 a month over the next 30 years. The power couple — who is worth more than $1 billion between them — are forking out the huge sum on their new Bel-Air mansion which comes complete with […]

Kanye West gets $2.95M for LA bachelor pad

Kanye West has sold his Los Angeles bachelor pad for $2.95M, seven years after he first put it on the market. The 40-year-old rapper, who has two children with wife Kim Kardashian West, has finally managed to offload his Hollywood Hills home, seven years after he first put it on the market, the Los Angeles […]

Fact or myth: African Americans rent more than they own

Make Sure you Know the Facts from Myths when Seeking to Own Home June is National Homeownership Month. According to blackdemographics.com, as of 2012 42.5 percent of African Americans own their homes, in comparison to 63.9 percent of all races who are homeowners. Yet, African Americans outpace other races in renting — 57.5 percent (African […]

Obamas buy home in wealthy DC neighborhood

WASHINGTON — Former President Obama and former first lady Michelle purchased the home in the nation’s capital that they have been renting since January. The couple closed on the $8.1 million purchase on Wednesday, as first reported in the Washington Post. Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis confirmed the sale, “Given that President and Mrs. Obama will […]

Celebrity real estate agent Aaron Cotteral provides tips for selling in Atlanta

Celebrity real estate agent Aaron Cotteral provides tips to give you the upper hand on selling in the ATL. A self proclaimed “seasoned, well-rounded real estate consultant,” Cotteral is “all about acquiring and closing deals,” which of course entails understanding “the needs of both the buyer and seller so that both parties are happy when […]

Madam CJ Walker’s mansion is for sale (photo gallery)

Nearly 100 years ago, Madam CJ Walker, America’s first female self-made millionaire, built a beautiful mansion in Irvington, New York. Villa Lewaro is a 34-room Italianate manse in a neighborhood that was also home to Rockefellers and Astors and it cost her $250K. Walker was 49-years-old at the time and no one could believe a Black […]

$315M tower constructed in Beyoncé’s honor inspired by ‘Ghost’ video

In a recent report from the architecture and design industry, construction has launched on a $315Mhourglass-shapedd tower in Melbourne, Austraila as an ode to singer Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter. “We will reveal that the form does pay homage to something more aesthetic – we’re going to trust you’ve seen the music video for Beyonce’s ‘Ghost,’” says a […]