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.
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 […]
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 […]
$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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]