Houston, TX Real estate entrepreneurs Lena Claybon and Kayela Ceron are looking to create a path to financial independence for more African Americans via their new website, RockTheRealEstate.com, which helps new investors get started in real estate investing.
"Rock The Real Estate was born out of our frustration with seeing so many people in our community suffering financially and not feeling they have any options other than a 9-5 job," says Co-Founder and CEO, Lena Claybon. "Right now, with so many unemployed because of COVID19, that leaves them feeling they have NO options." Claybon goes on to say, "What we hope to do with this platform is give people options."
Claybon, who is a house flipper, wholesaler and landlord, is optimistic about the venture but remains grounded in reality. "Real estate investing isn't for everyone. It takes dedication and a willingness to learn and put in the work. Also, we're not telling people not to go back to work or to quit their jobs and do real estate fulltime. There are some who just want to supplement their income and there are others who want to eventually replace their income so that they have the choice to work or not. Whatever your interest for wanting to learn the business, we want to be a catalyst for making it happen."