33 Chicagoland agents ranked in NAHREP’s top 250

by REILEY BONISLAWSKIJUNE 21, 2016   The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals released their top 250 Latino agents awards for 2016, and 33 Chicagoland agents were among those honored. Agents were nominated for their significant number of transactions and dedication to homeownership. The 33 agents from the Chicagoland area are: Mauricio Gonzalez, Citywide Realty, Chicago…

Industry and Advocacy Groups Team on Homeownership Endeavor

By Phil Hall A coalition of housing industry and housing advocacy groups is collaborating on a new initiative to provide educational counseling for prospective homeowners. Under the Homeownership Collaborative endeavor, the coalition members will partner with the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)-approved housing counseling agencies in four markets during 2017. This effort will…

Housing crisis not over for US minorities

Dive Brief: U.S. Hispanic and black populations were the groups most adversely affected by the housing crash, and they remain in recovery mode, the Associated Press reported. Black and Hispanic homeownership has not increased to levels anywhere near what they were precrash, jeopardizing wealth creation “for generations of minority families.” According to the Census Bureau,…

Houston home to NAHREP’s No. 2 agent in U.S.

by REILEY BONISLAWSKIJUNE 21, 2016   The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals released their top 250 Latino agents awards for 2016, and 11 Houston agents were among those honored – including the No. 2 Hispanic agent for the entire U.S. Agents were nominated for their significant number of transactions and dedication to homeownership. The 11…

Briefs: Bustos, UP, lead, ‘Wolverine House’

Bustos among top Latino real-estate agents in country Salt Lake County real-estate agent William Bustos, with Keller Williams Realty Utah — William Bustos Group, was seventh on a list of the top-selling Latino Realtors in the country. The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals said the top 250 agents in its fifth annual report…

Honoring NAHREP’s Chapter of the Year: Achieving Success in South Florida

During NAHREP’s 2016 Hispanic Housing and Policy Conference this past March, one local chapter stood out from the rest. Based on impressive membership growth, outstanding events, and an unbeatable commitment to NAHREP’s mission of achieving sustainable Latino homeownership, NAHREP’s South Florida chapter was honored as the 2016 Chapter of the Year. Here, Chapter President Albert…

NAHREP Top 250 Latino Agent Report Sets New Record in Total Transaction and Sales Volume

Report also highlights top millennial agents and introduces new categories in volume and gross commissions Washington, D.C. – June 16, 2016 – Today the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), in association with Zillow®, released its fifth annual Top 250 agent report recognizing exceptional Latino real estate agents from around the country. Hailing…

Earning Diversity Dividends

The population of homebuyers and homeowners in this nation becomes more diverse by the day. In order to serve the needs of these families and grow our communities, we as an industry must genuinely commit ourselves to a culture of inclusiveness that diversifies our workforce and business partners. Without it, we will miss the opportunity…