Morning Shift: Are you penalized for BWB (buying while Black)?

May 13, 2013

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We'll dive into a survey that says African American homeowners pay more than their white or Asian counterparts for similar homes in similar neighborhoods. Plus uncovering the ultimate Chicago book, and more.

Morning Shift: Are you penalized for BWB (buying while Black)?

We'll dive into a survey that says African American homeowners pay more than their white or Asian counterparts for similar homes in similar neighborhoods. Plus uncovering the ultimate Chicago book, and more

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