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    Many buyers, few houses drive Richmond-area real estate market to new highs, lows and has ‘led us to this frenzied state’ | Local Business News

    She looks for the signs that a homeowner might be getting ready to sell — a dumpster in a front yard or maybe a home she knows well that suddenly gets some sprucing up and curb appeal. Her tactics might seem extreme, though occasionally, they pay off. “I would turn the whole car around if I see a dumpster in the front yard,” joked Booker-Johnson, adding she did exactly that recently while driving through a Richmond neighborhood off Walmsley Boulevard. She saw a home being cleaned out, stopped to talk to the homeowners and learned that they were getting ready to sell. She brought a client by and, ultimately, that…

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    Chip Wade Shares DIY Home Improvement Advice With TipsOnTV | State News

    ATLANTA, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Spring is the perfect time for homeowners to tackle all those do-it-yourself home improvement projects. DIY Expert and TV contractor Chip Wade shares tips for home repair! Many people have been stuck inside all winter looking at unsightly walls, whether they have holes from moving furniture or doorknob damage. DAP® Eclipse™ Rapid Wall Repair Patches will change the way people look at repairing walls. DAP® Eclipse™ is a specially formulated, all-in-one drywall repair solution that requires no spackling or sanding. Just apply and paint for a completely mess-free repair. It is ready to paint immediately, allowing projects to be finished in minutes versus hours or…

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    This Real Estate Investor Launched Chicago’s First Black-Owned Bank, Binga State Bank

    Real estate investor Jesse Binga became one of the wealthiest Black men in Chicago in the early 1900s. The Detroit native arrived in Chicago with $10 in his pockets. A few years later, he created a successful real estate empire and the first black-owned bank in Chicago. The University of Chicago Press Journals shared Binga’s success secrets that he published. In his original work titled Certain Sayings of Jesse Binga, the prominent investor shared business and money tips that are still relevant today. “Learn a business and then mind it. Save, Save, Save, and when you’ve got it, then Give, Give, Give,” says Binga. “Get a competency. Then the world –white…

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