9th of September 2020

Free First Time Homebuyer Virtual Workshop

Find out how you can qualify for down payment and/or closing cost assistance English and Spanish Classes available This Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Learn More

9th of July 2020



19th of June 2020

In This Time We Need To Show Empathy

Empathy The Following was contributed by Katherine Orgill of R.E.A.C.H. : Henry David Thoreau says, “could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?” The year 2020 has without a doubt been filled with several unexpected events and painful situations. In times like these, it is not […]

25th of November 2019

REACH Holds it’s First Spanish Home Ownership Event in Tampa

On Saturday Nov. 16, 2019 REACH held it’s first Spanish Language Home Ownership Event in Tampa. Monica Matthews and Carmen Lightbrown spoke with an assist from Mayra Ferreira. REACH CEO Patricia Tracey was also in attendance.

11th of August 2019

R.E.A.C.H. Awarded $200,000 Grant by Miami-Dade

R.E.A.C.H. Awarded a $200,000 Fee for Service Grant in Miami-Dade County The grant is to be used for first time homebuyer educational services and counseling.   “It is a privilege for R.E.A.C.H. to stand with PHCD to improve and stabilize families in Miami – Dade County. We are honored to be selected for this funding […]

6th of August 2019

REACH Awarded a Wells Fargo Grant

$20,000 Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation   The Wells Fargo Foundation approved a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Support the Homeownership Counseling , Financial Literacy, First Time Homebuyer Education to Real Estate, Education and Community Housing, Inc. aka R.E.A.C.H. This Organization  has received a total of $40000 this year to continue Homeownership […]

24th of July 2019

$60 Billion Community Benefits Plan

Good News for Low to Moderate Income Borrowers and Communities REACH signs on as part of a $60 Billion Community Benefits Plan that is part of the BBT & SunTrust merger plan to crate Truist Bank. The new bank will lend or invest $60 billion in low to moderate income borrowers and communities between 2020 […]

24th of June 2019

Do You Qualify for a Mortgage?

Most People Overestimate the Requirements R.E.A.C.H. Can Help You Understand  The Process According to an article published on June 6th, 2019 by Jessica Guerin1 in HousingWire2 consumers for the most part overestimate the requirements to obtain a mortgage. The author summarized a survey done by Fannie May of 3647 consumers3. The following shows that the […]

2nd of March 2018

R.E.A.C.H. Helps Vietnam Veteran Become a First Time Homeowner

R.E.A.C.H. – or Real Estate Education and Community Housing – works with low-income families in Southeast Florida to become homeowners. R.E.A.C.H. provides homebuyer education, foreclosure prevention counseling, and acquires and renovates homes. Florida Community Loan Fund, a statewide source of flexible financing for low-income communities, has provided financing to R.E.A.C.H. to support their home purchase […]

15th of February 2018

9 Tax Deductions Every Homeowner Should Know About*

1. Mortgage Payments The biggie: You can deduct the amount of interest paid on your mortgage. If you purchased your home last year, you should be receiving a document called Form 1098 from your lender that includes the amount of interest paid, as well as the points you paid, so that you can maximize your […]

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