Sunday, November 17, 2019

Tag: Housing

10 Reasons Brazil’s Quilombo Reparations Program Is...

Quilombos are Afro-Brazilian settlements that were originally established by Black people who escaped slavery. Through the years, the descendants of these Africans have continued to...

Report: Blacks in New Orleans Experience Rampant...

Blacks who were qualified to rent in high-opportunity New Orleans neighborhoods were denied or received less-than-favorable treatment compared to whites with similar profiles, according...

10 Facts You May Not Have Known...

Ida B. Wells: Intrepid Journalist, Spirited Activist, Powerful Woman Ida B. Wells was born July 16, 1862, in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Wells and her family...

Ring The Alarm: Mortgage Rates at 2-Year...

Mortgage rates rose to a 2-year high this week as investors prepare for the Federal Reserve to slow down its purchasing of bonds. This,...

Warren Buffett Betting Big on U.S. Housing...

Perhaps the most bullish indicator for U.S. housing is Warren Buffett. The legendary investor has been buying up real-estate brokerages around the country as...

Welcome Relief: September Foreclosures Were at Lowest...

The wave of foreclosures hitting the nation's housing market has been much less severe than anticipated, with foreclosure filings at their lowest level in...

Low-End Housing Prices Rise in Many Markets

The housing market continues to gather strength, and the biggest gains in price now appear to be among the least expensive homes, whose values...

Econonists Say Atlanta Showing Signs of Job...

The good news for job seekers in metro Atlanta and Georgia in the second half of 2012 and 2013: more positions will be added...

Blacks and Hispanics Tend to Pay 3%...

Black and Hispanics tend to pay more for housing, men more for insurance and women more for pretty much everything else reports Time Magazine. Is...