On February 2, SoCal IE Chapter held it’s 2017 Installation Gala and welcomed in Oscar Guerra as the 2017 Chapter President. Hispanic Wealth Project chairman Jerry Ascencio spoke at the event galvanizing attendees around the association’s mission of sustainable Hispanic homeownership.
NAHREP Tampa welcomed in the 2017 Tampa Board of Directors at an installation dinner on February 2. Hispanic Woman of the Year as recognized by the City of Tampa, Patsy Sanchez, delivered a special keynote address to attendees.
On February 8, NAHREP Salt Lake City held the Gaining and Maintaining Wealth event featuring business growth strategist Levi McPherson and top broker Marshall Carrasco. The event touched on the NAHREP 10 disciplines to success.
NAHREP Phoenix held an educational event, Drive to Success, on February 16 for members and supporters of the chapter. The event featured a course on contract law as well as a session with motivational speaker and trainer, Tracy Bullock.
Welcoming in the 2017 Board of Directors, NAHREP Los Angeles held the Masquerade Ball on February 23. The event featured top brokers Joe Villaescusa and Jose Luis Morales who spoke to the group on taking their business to the next level of success.
At a dynamic event, NAHREP LA SGV brought educational content to members at the Member Appreciation Mastermind: Shift into High Gear. The chapter masterminded with top lenders, agents, and fellow members at the February 28 event.
Commentary by Gary Acosta
For the first time in history, the United States elected a president without any political or military experience. For some, this means a promising departure from the status quo and the rapidly increasing feelings of disenfranchisement from our political system. For others, a Trump presidency encourages apprehension, as his directives are considerably less predictable than those of a seasoned politician. While fumbling GSE reform or following through on his promise for mass deportations would cause major setbacks to the housing market, below are where some of the best opportunities might exist.
San Diego, CA – February 3, 2017 – The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP®) has announced for the second year in a row, Hispanics were the only ethnic demographic with an increase to their homeownership rate, which surged from 45.6 percent in 2015 to 46.0 percent in 2016. The improvement came in a year when Hispanics also led in net household formations, adding a total net increase of 330,000 households.
Nominations for the Top 250 Latino Agents & Mortgage Originators awards are officially open! One of NAHREP’s most recognized programs, the Top 250 nominations close March 31.
In support of the Hispanic Wealth Project, NAHREP hosted the inaugural Investor’s Retreat, a two-day workshop for top producing real estate practitioners, small business owners, and corporate executives. The retreat aimed to teach new disciplines around wealth management and investment to create long lasting wealth.