REAL ESTATE

Biddy Mason and Her Wealth

Biddy Mason and Her Wealth

    Women have made great strides in the last 100 years. More specifically black women have made even greater progress over the last 40 years. From 1976-2012 black women had the highest percentage of any ethnic or gender group enrolled in college (9.7%), coming ahead of asian women (8.7%) and white women (7.1%). Prior to black women flocking to colleges and universities they were successful entrepreneurs as well. In California back in the late 1800s there was a women born into slavery who rose to great prominence.
 

Billionaires Beyonce and Jay-Z Buy $88 Million Mansion; Why Not Pay Cash?

Billionaires Beyonce and Jay-Z Buy $88 Million Mansion; Why Not Pay Cash?

Hip-Hop’s wealthiest couple has recently closed on the biggest purchase of their life. The LA Times reported power couple Sean Carter (Jay-Z) and Beyonce Knowles have purchased an $88 million dollar mega mansion from developer Dean Mckillen. The property designed by architect Paul McClean features four pools, a media center, it’s own wellness center, over 30,000 square feet. The property which was originally listed for $135 million, however Jay-Z and Beyonce were able to secure the home for significantly less, making it the largest transaction in Los Angeles County this year.