The second annual Hispanic Wealth Project Symposium will take place in La Jolla, CA on May 23, 2017. The HWP Symposium brings together stakeholders and national leaders for the purpose of developing action-based strategies to fulfill the organizations mission to empower the Hispanic community through sustainable homeownership, small business development and education.
NAHREP hit Washington D.C. March 27-29 for the annual Housing Policy & Hispanic Lending Conference where driven industry professionals, top government officials, and high ranking housing and real estate executives take part in three days of education, insight, and advocacy.
In partnership with the Hispanic Wealth Project, NAHREP released the 2016 State of Hispanic Homeownership Report on March 28, 2017. The seventh edition focuses on the household formation rates and the consequent homeownership growth of Hispanics as well as their related educational achievements, entrepreneurial undertakings, labor force profile, and consumer purchasing power in the country.
The NAHREP Chapter Program is in a period of rapid expansion with record breaking attendance, new member registrations and new market launches happening across the country. In the month of April alone, NAHREP Chapters hosted 33 events, with 2,728 attendees and 527 new and renewing members. This impressive accomplishment is due to the endless hard work and passionate dedication of our chapter leaders.
Fannie Mae has created an online tool for real estate professionals to use when qualifying low- and moderate-income buyers. The toolkit features a variety of resources from eligibility to homebuyer education and more.
Wells Fargo Makes Strides on Commitment to Increase the Number of Latinos in the Mortgage Banking Space
In an effort to increase the number of Latinos in the mortgage banking industry, Wells Fargo introduces the Next Generation Home Mortgage Consultant Development Program. This 13-month program is designed to build influencing and negotiation skills that can be transitioned into a career in the mortgage business.
JP Morgan Chase Provides Educational Resources for Hispanic College Students Interested in Financial Services
Breaking into the financial services industry can be daunting for college students looking to launch their career. In order to help pave the way for these prospective professionals, JP Morgan Chase is offering two different programs for ambitious and passionate students who self-identify as Black, Hispanic or Native American to gain insight on the industry and participate in a hands-on fellowship program.
Big congratulations to NAHREP Chicago for earning the title of 2016 Chapter of the Year. This highly coveted award is bestowed on the chapter that demonstrates excellence in the running of their chapter.
In a much anticipated launch, NAHREP Central Alabama hosted their very first event ever on April 26th with 2016 President Joseph Nery providing the keynote address and welcoming the new board into their positions.
Florida was taken by storm on April 22nd with NAHREP Florida chapters hosted a statewide, three-day event titled SOS Secrets of Success in a Changing Market.