NAHREP Power Women Take on the Radio

Marisa Calderon, chief of staff and deputy executive director of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and Pamela Valenciano, incoming president of North County San Diego NAHREP appear as special guests on ESPN 1700 AM Radio on Lunch n’ Learn hosted by Eran Sinai. Ms. Calderon takes a direct role in the…

Tight Credit, Fees Reduce Latino Homeownership

by David Morrison The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals blamed more stringent underwriting standards and higher mortgage fees for driving down the numbers of Hispanics who own homes. The group’s State of Hispanic Homeownership Report surveyed 100 leading Hispanic Realtors in the U.S. and asked them what most stands in the way of…

Latino Leaders To Meet in D.C. to Discuss Housing and Lending Policy Issues Affecting the Latino Market

2015 Housing Policy and Hispanic Lending Conference to be held on March 30–April 1, 2015 . WHAT: The annual 2015 Housing Policy and Hispanic Lending Conference, presented by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP®), gathers the nation’s industry leaders from real estate and lending to discuss issues related to sustainable Latino homeownership.…

NAHREP taps Hollywood’s Rick Najera to Spearhead 2015 National Tour

One of the most influential Latinos in entertainment and media will coproduce theatrical presentations for NAHREP’s new national touring division San Diego, CA – January 22, 2015 – The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), the largest minority real estate trade association in America, announced today that celebrated writer, director, actor and author…

NAHREP Supports FHA Fee Reduction, Says Price Improvements Need to Follow From Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Lowering borrowing costs for creditworthy Americans vital to national economic recovery San Diego, CA – January 8, 2015 – The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)supports President Obama’s plan to reduce mortgage insurance premium (MIP) fees for FHA loans in order to expand the availability of HUD loans to include more deserving borrowers.…

The President’s FHA Fee Move Gets Kudos

Growth potential among immigrants is substantial By Maria Patterson Gary Acosta has an ambitious goal for his organization–one he has no doubt will be achieved. “NAHREP established a goal to double the number of Hispanics in real estate and mortgage lending over the next 10 years,” explains Acosta, co-founder and CEO of the National Association…

What immigration reform means for housing

Growth potential among immigrants is substantial by Kristin Messerli With the recent announcement of President Obama’s Executive Order on immigration reform, responses from both sides of the political spectrum have been mixed. However, the reform can be expected to spur new opportunities for growth in the housing market. Last Thursday, President Obama made the heavily…

What Obama’s Immigration Plan Means for Mortgage Lenders

by Evan Nemeroff President Obama’s executive action to address immigration reform will most certainly be challenged by Congressional Republicans, but the move could spark broader efforts that may ultimately benefit the mortgage industry. Specifically, giving roughly 5 million immigrants at least temporary relief from deportation could conceivably ease lenders’ and borrowers’ qualms about mortgages to…