Mayor De Blasio Signs Legislation To Launch Basement Apartment Conversion Pilot Program

City to partner with community organizations to finance creation of safe, quality basement apartments in East New York

Mayor De Blasio Signs Legislation To Launch Basement Apartment Conversion Pilot Program

NEW YORK— Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed landmark legislation to create a pathway for transforming certain basement and cellar apartments into safe, legal, affordable homes. The new law establishes a three-year demonstration program to facilitate the creation and renovation of apartments in the basements and cellars of qualifying one- and two-family homes in Brooklyn […]

Make Wealth! Stay Wealthy!

Real estate is a great way to grow your wealth because asset tends to appreciate over time.

Make Wealth! Stay Wealthy!

We have often seen in the media, celebrities’ rags-to-riches-to-rags stories. It is unfortunate that some people can earn an adequate amount of money, more than the average American, only to squander it on commodities, or sometimes they, unfortunately, fall on hard times. Real estate is a great way to grow your wealth because asset tends […]

It’s Time to Fire Your Landlord

By Chereen James

It’s Time to Fire Your Landlord

Do you find yourself moving from apartment to apartment within one and two years, just to pack up and move again? Do you get annoyed with disruptive knocking, texting or calling every first day of the month for the rent? You need to fire your landlord today. How? By becoming a homeowner. When you are […]

Real Estate Sales: Do You Know What’s Up?

By Chereen James

Real Estate Sales: Do You Know What’s Up?

Before you buy, sell or invest in real estate, know your role and know your goal. There are multiple participants in a typical real estate transaction: the buyer, seller, their respective attorneys, and the title company. Many homeowners seek the assistance of a real estate broker to negotiate the sales price and to bring about […]

Home Ownership and Real Estate Development

Home Ownership and Real Estate Development

By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker. For New American households, buying your first home can be the pathway to stability. Many Caribbean immigrants first came to the U.S. during the early 1900s, bought brownstones in largely white neighborhoods in Harlem and Brooklyn, then anchored dozens of generations in the U.S. According to a report by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), nearly 31 percent or 3 million undocumented immigrants […]

New American Chamber of Commerce Host Real Estate Investing for Beginners

New American Chamber of Commerce Host Real Estate Investing for Beginners

By Olayemi Odesanya, New York Amsterdam News The New American Chamber of Commerce hosted Real Estate Investing for Beginners at the Brooklyn Sheraton Hotel, March 24, 2018. Attorney Brian Figeroux co-hosted the event, which was attended by hundreds, many who came to hear keynote “soul activist” Jill Flowers. Topics ranged from gathering closing costs, to […]

Business, Real Estate & Wealth Building Expo 2018

Business, Real Estate & Wealth Building Expo 2018

The New American Chamber of Commerce Will Host Its First Annual Business, Real Estate & Wealth Building Expo BROOKLYN, February 27, 2018 ─ The Chamber Coalition ─ New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African-American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC) and the Hispanic-American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC) ─ in partnership with Equity Smart Realty, […]