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The Confluence Cast: Homeport

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Homeport

54,000 households in Central Ohio pay 50% of their income for housing. Homeport, along with other Columbus-based organizations, are working to fix that. This week, Homeport President and CEO Bruce Luecke discusses their work, the growing need for affordable housing in Columbus, and the contributing factors that hamper Columbus’s housing market. Shownotes for this episode […]

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Local Tech Founder Wants to Bring Real Estate Investment to Everyday People

Brent Warren Brent Warren Local Tech Founder Wants to Bring Real Estate Investment to Everyday People

Startups like Robinhood and Tradestation have become big – and sometimes controversial – players in the financial world by offering commission-free stock trading that is accessible to just about anyone willing to download an app. Calvin Cooper, cofounder and CEO of the Columbus-based startup Rhove, thinks that the same kind of thing should be happening […]

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The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

The work of architects has an impact on our lives every day. But how does that work get done? This week, we’re talking architecture and development with the principal of architecture and design firm JBAD, Jonathan Barnes. We discussed how architecture firms work, the importance of relationships, the issues that should be kept in mind […]

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Columbus Has Fastest Selling Housing Market in the US, According to Zillow

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Has Fastest Selling Housing Market in the US, According to Zillow

See a house for sale that you like? It’s already gone. This fast-paced reality has become the norm for most home buyers in the United States in 2021, but Columbus residents are feeling the rush more than anywhere else. According to data gathered and analyzed by Zillow, homes for sale in the Columbus market are moving […]

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Columbus Ranks 8th Worst Large City For Minority Homeownership Rates

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranks 8th Worst Large City For Minority Homeownership Rates

A new study on home equity ranked the largest US cities by minority homeownership rates, and Columbus placed toward the bottom of the list. With a minority homeownership rate of just 32.3 percent, Columbus scored 8th worst on that list. “Despite some improvement, low rates of homeownership among minority households is both a result of and […]

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Easy-to-Follow Steps to Homeownership

Ohio Housing Finance Agency Ohio Housing Finance Agency Easy-to-Follow Steps to Homeownership

The path to homeownership can feel like a never-ending journey. Follow these steps to reach your destination! 1. Meet with a lender. Contact a lender to get pre-qualified. A lender can pre-approve a borrower to a certain amount. Pre-approval could be an advantage when making an offer. 2. Determine how much you can afford to […]

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Impact Invest 2020

  Impact Invest 2020

Housing Joint Venture presents ImpactInvest: The Real Estate Investing Conference In August 2020, our energetic community of high-powered, socially-conscious individuals will descend on Columbus, OH. We are focused on harnessing our power to propel economic, social and political change. ImpactInvest is a source of inspiration and support that connects and empowers us to advocate for […]

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