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.
The association will release the 2016 State of Hispanic Homeownership Report in March at the 2017 Housing Policy & Hispanic Lending Conference. Produced in partnership with the Hispanic Wealth Project, the report takes a look back at the previous year and the progress U.S. Latinos as a demographic have made in homeownership, entrepreneurship, population growth,…
NAHREP CEO Gary Acosta gave insight on Hispanics as drivers of the U.S. economy in an article in the Washington Post out earlier this month. He discussed the future plans of the Hispanic Wealth Project to close the wealth gap which Latinos experience.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Ombudsman’s Office provides an independent, impartial, and confidential resource to informally assist consumers, financial entities, groups, and others in resolving process issues arising from CFPB activities.
At a special family event open to all Southern California NAHREP members, Jerry Ascencio gave an encore performance of 53 Million & One at Dia de la Familia on January 7. Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the event brought together community members who support the association’s mission of sustainable Hispanic homeownership.