Last month we did a series of blogs talking about the Hispanic community and homeownership, the barriers they face and the Strategy of Tripling U.S. Hispanic Household Wealth. Some agents have shown concern about what the best way to communicate with the Hispanic community is. Today I want to share some data that might be helpful in making your decision on how to share your information with Hispanics.
When Latinos leave their countries, they do it with the intention of finding a better life for them and their families. In most cases, they leave just with a bag full of hopes and dreams not knowing what their life will bring in this new country.
The Business and Economics Polling Initiative (BEPI) at Florida Atlantic University conducts surveys on business, economic, political, and social issues with a main focus on Hispanic attitudes and opinions at the regional, state and national levels. They published their latest survey on Hispanic consumer sentiment last week.
Here are the highlights on housing:
NBC News this week reported about a new study that find out that there is a big gap between the growing number of Hispanic households and their ability to purchase a home. They found a gap of 2.5 million Latinos who struggle to be able to achieve homeownership.
Last week I had a great opportunity to listen to one of the best speakers in the real estate industry, Steve Harney. In his presentation “Knowledge = PROFIT!” he spoke about the Hispanic community and also shared some data on this group. I would like to share that with you now.