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Homecoming with The Downing Brothers

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Homecoming with The Downing Brothers is a Real Estate/Financial Literacy Podcast. Celebrities and Industry professionals discuss their Real Estate, Entrepreneurial and Financial Literacy journeys as well as how they would like to improve the conditions of their home towns through charitable organiza… read more

52 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

Selling Big-Big Buildings w/ Amanda Stapleton EP #51

June 8th, 2021


Amanda Stapleton is a Realtor from Chicago that specializes in Selling Residential and Commercial property. In just the past few years Amanda has become a top producing Realtor in the Windy City. Listen as she recounts …

Buy, Hold, and Flip in 3 Cities w/Kristyn n Patterson EP #50

May 30th, 2021


Kristyn Patterson is a Real Estate Investor that currently does renovations in Chicago, Detroit, and New Orleans. Though she primarily flips her …

Strategic Growth and Acquisitions w/ CJ Rose EP #49

May 23rd, 2021


CJ Rose started off his adult life in pursuit of Professional Football playing in the CFL and Arena league football. After that he made a huge shift …

Chicago Real Estate and Business History w/ Sherman "Dilla" Thomas EP #48

May 16th, 2021


Sherman "Dilla" Thomas is a Chicago Historian that has made entertaining and enlightening videos on social media to showcase the 77 neighborhoods of Chicago and how they came to be. This episode we talk about what he …

Affordable Housing w/ Phil Beckham III EP#47

May 11th, 2021


Philip Beckham III is a Real Estate Investor and Entrepreneur from Chicago. Phil talks about his experience growing up in a family that has run a Bus Company among other endeavors for 3 generations. Now Phil is a …

Home Buying Made Easy w/ Jarrod Greer EP #46

May 2nd, 2021


Home Buying Made Easy w/ Jarrod Greer EP#46

Jarrod Greer, VP of Mortgage Lending/Renovation Specialist, discusses his role in making Home Ownership …

Chicago Real Estate w/ Nykea Pippion EP#45

April 27th, 2021


“Be the change you want to see.” Nykea Pippion ignited change by becoming a realtor after a bad homebuying experience. Following her groundbreaking …

9 to 5 Millionaire w/ Jemal King EP #44

April 18th, 2021


Homecoming with The Downing Brothers EP #44

Jemal King is a dutiful husband, a father of three beautiful children, a retired police officer and a …

Flippin Pallets w/Ashley Johnson EP #43

December 21st, 2020


EP #42 Ashley Johnson is an Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor that teaches others how she went from $0 to $100K in 2020 during a Pandemic! If you want to know how to go from living on your mother's couch with 2 kids …

Living Rent Free w/ Mark Jones EP #42

December 13th, 2020


EP #42 Mark Jones is a Realtor and Real Estate Investor in Los Angeles with a remarkable story that seems like it's ripped right out of the script of FX's Snowfall. Mark, a native of LA, made his way to Howard …

Womanish w/The Gray Sisters EP #41

December 6th, 2020


EP #41 The Gray Sisters, Danyalle and Dionna, co-founders of Womanish Experience are marketing managers, podcasters and entrepreneurs. They created WOMANISH to be more than an exhibit, it’s a movement that celebrates …

EP #40 Wholesale to Whole Businesses w/ O’Neil Parker

November 30th, 2020


Homecoming with The Downing Brothers EP #40 O’Neil Parker is a real estate investor that began his journey building his first house at 21, …

Enter Commercial Real Estate w/Tiffany Ryland EP #39

November 22nd, 2020


Tiffany Ryland brings extensive experience in managing people and business operations to the ARVO Realty Advisors team in Houston, TX. She is …

Develop a Big Real Estate Portofolio w/Alan Maynie EP #38

November 15th, 2020


Alan Maynie is an Asset Manager for Avenue Community Development Corporation, Houston’s largest Not-For Profit development company. Alan is …

Turn Renters Into Buyers w/J'Vonne Lowe EP #37

November 8th, 2020


J’Vonne Lowe is a smart, efficient, hard working Realtor in Houston, Texas. Houston is one of the fastest growing cities in America, bringing a major wave of people looking to lease apartments and buy homes. J’Vonne and …

Now I Buy Blocks w/Chris Senegal EP #36

November 1st, 2020


Christopher Senegal is the personification of "Buy Back the Block" A Real Estate Developer in Houston Texas, Chris owns a city block in the 5th Ward of Houston and leads the “Buy the Block“ Crowd Fund that now owns 14 …

All Platinum w/ Gregory "Platinum" Williams EP #35

April 27th, 2020


Gregory "Platinum" Williams is true Homecoming story we want to tell. Like us he has roots in the Bahamas 🇧🇸. Like us, he resides in Chicago. Platinum is the owner of Iridium Clothing Store that sells Urban wear and …

Real Estate and Chill w/ Pongee Barnes EP #34

April 20th, 2020


Real Estate and Chill w/ Pongee Barnes EP #34. Pongee "P.E." Barnes is the author of a children's book series committed to educating and exposing children to entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Teaching children …

The neGOATiant, Chrishon Lampley EP #33

April 13th, 2020


The neGOATiant Chrishon Lampley EP #33. A négociant is a wine merchant or wholesaler. Chrishon is a highly skilled négociant and will tell us all …

Food, Fitness and Love w/ Quentin Love Ep #32

April 6th, 2020


Quentin Love is the Owner of Turkey Chop and Co-Owner of Bikettle a fitness center with locations on both the South and West Side of Chicago. On episode #32 Quentin shares with us his philosophy on becoming a serial …

On the Frontier of Restaurant ownership w/ Brian Jupiter EP #31

March 30th, 2020


Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Executive Chef Brian Jupiter has always believed that Southern comfort food is a true art form. Pulling …

Fashion, Business &Confidence w/Robin H. EP #30

March 24th, 2020


We will continue to bring you Homecoming stories as we “stay clean and quarantine!” We present you with “Fashion, Business and CONFIDENCE with Robin H.” Episode #30 CEO and Creative Director of MODEL ATELIER and …

All the real Realtors please stand up! with Sarah Ware EP#29

March 16th, 2020


Happy Women’s History Month! This month, and every month, we are proud to celebrate women in real estate and development who help make homeownership more affordable and accessible in our communities.⁠

March is Women's …

The Love of Luster w/ Resa B. Luster EP #28

March 9th, 2020


Resa B. Luster is a Brand Manager at Large, at Luster Products, Inc. This Columbia College Chicago alumnus goal is to grow and expand the Luster …

Secure Home Automation EP #27

March 2nd, 2020


When we think of Brinks we usually think of the Brinks Truck or Home Security. Those are definitely cornerstones of Brinks, but Stacey Chauncey and …

"Get to the Bag!!" with Ro$$ Mac EP #26

February 24th, 2020


Ro$$ Mac is an Ivy League graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business that returned to his native Chicago to be a financial …

Community Banking at United Fidelity Bank with Herrin Malone EP #25

February 18th, 2020


EP #25 Community Banking at United Fidelity Bank with Herrin Malone. Herrin Malone is a native of the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. Herrin is now the President of United Fidelity Bank, a community …

From Shark Tank to a Multi Million Dollar Business EP #24

February 10th, 2020


EP #24 Tim and Kimberly Lewis are the co-founders of CurlMix, a clean beauty brand for curly hair. They were featured on Season 10 of Shark Tank, a …

Real Estate Developer of The Year! w/Bonita Harrison EP #23

February 4th, 2020


EP #23 Bonita Harrison is Cook County Land Bank Authority's Developer of The Year 2018 and Project of the Year 2019. A Chicago native we met through the Cook County Land Bank, 20 years ago she was a teenage mother. Fast …

Pageantry to Real Estate with Miss USA 2014 Episode #22

January 28th, 2020


EP #22 Brittany Middlebrooks is former Miss Illinois USA 2014. She sits down with us to share her experiences with Beauty Pageantry and how she …

How to amass a 900 door real estate portfolio w/Flipping_NJ EP #21

January 20th, 2020


Episode #21 Cesar Pina (Flipping_NJ) is the epitome of "I can show you better than I can tell you." Flipping NJ flips 35 houses and multi family …

Instaspeakers App, the Uber of Translators with Keithan and Quiante Hedrick Episode #20

December 9th, 2019


Episode #20 Keithan @khed_ and Quiante Hedrick @majorquialert , are the married couple behind the tech start up @Instaspeakersapp , the Uber of Translators. Instaspeakers is an app you can download and use on your …

Buy Big!!! Commercial Real Estate w/ Alisha Harris Episode #19

December 3rd, 2019


Buy Big!!! In Episode #19, Alisha Harris is a Realtor in Chicago specializing in Commercial Real Estate. Alisha shares with us about her experiences with 5+ unit Residential buildings, selling Laundromats and gives us …

Property Management 101: Knowing When You Need It! Mikia Dameron - New Heights Property Management

November 25th, 2019


Property Management 101: Knowing When You Need It! Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Episode #18 Mikia Dameron is a Chicago native that owns and operates New Heights Property Management. She gives the ins and outs of …

1 to 10 locations! Meet Rico Nance an entrepreneur, restaurateur and a non-traditional minister #17

November 18th, 2019


Meet Erik “Rico” Nance. Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Episode #17 Rico is the founder and owner of LiteHouse Whole Food Grill, Mikkey’s Retro …

Meet Oregon’s 1st Black Woman Cannabis Dispensary Owner Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Ep. #16

November 4th, 2019


Meet Oregon’s 1st Black Woman Cannabis Dispensary Owner Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Episode #16 Portia Mittons is the first black woman to become a cannabis dispensary owner in Oregon. Listen to her Homecoming …

How and Why I left my 9-5 to Become a Successful Realtor Broker Episode #15 Rachel Ruffin

October 29th, 2019


Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Episode #15 Rachel Ruffin is Realtor Broker in Chicago. She guides 1st time Homeowner’s to seasoned real estate investors to the properties that serve their needs. Listen to her …

Buy, Renovate and Sell Mobile Homes for less than $5K!!! Episode # 14 Mobile Home Elite Investors

October 21st, 2019


Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Episode #14 Mobile Home Elite Investors is a resource created by Byron Sellers & Sharnice Williams that teaches individuals how to start investing with mobile homes. They provide …

Helping thousands become Home Owners and Real Estate Investors! Episode # 13 Jarrod Greer

October 14th, 2019


Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Episode #13 Jarrod Greer is Chicago native with 25+ years of home mortgage lending experience. He is currently a branch/district manager with Guaranteed Rate. One of our first and …

Earn Your Leisure with Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings Episode #12

October 7th, 2019


Homecoming with The Downing Brothers Episode #12 Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings are the host of Earn Your Leisure podcast, they have been lifetime friends for over 25 years. Rashad is a financial advisor and Troy is an …

You got Insurance?!?! with Lamar B. Butler Episode #11

September 30th, 2019


Episode #11 Lamar Butler is a Partner and wealth management strategist with the Midwest Legacy Group. Enjoying over a decade of experience in several areas of the financial industry, Lamar works with clients and the …

The Purposeful Economist with Malcolm Adams Episode #10

September 23rd, 2019


Episode #10 Malcolm Adams is owner of The Purposeful Economist. He describes himself as disciplined, focused and Schumpetarian yet altruistic. Yes …

Flippin in Heels!!! with Rashauna Scott Episode #9

September 16th, 2019


Episode #9 Rashauna Scott is a millennial thought leader who strategically uses her influence to raise awareness about wealth building through group investing and investing in real estate. As a licensed real estate …

Sip and Savor Coffee and Real Estate with Trez Pugh Episode #8

September 9th, 2019


Episode #8 Trez Pugh, owner of Sip and Savor Coffee House. We get the specifics of his first real estate deals, how he expanded Sip and Savor Coffee House to 3 locations and the philosophy that is at the center of his …

Mental Health, Business and Real Estate with Tyrone Allen Episode #7

September 2nd, 2019


Episode #7 Tyrone Allen, grandson of former sharecroppers, serial entrepreneur and Indianapolis native. He has a goal to help 10,000 people with …

Buy Real Estate In College Then Make Films!!! With Kelley Kali Episode #6

August 26th, 2019


Episode #6 Kelley Kali is an award winning film director, producer and writer. We interview Kelley as she recently returned from the Cannes Film …

First Wholesale Deal to Get Financing For Your Flip with Al Prudeaux Episode #5

August 19th, 2019


Episode #5 Al Prudeaux is the owner of PEERPOINT Capital (Chicago). A Chicago native, Al owns a mortgage brokerage that helps people get financing to buy homes, renovate property and refinance existing home loans. He …

Buying Homes Below Market Value and Building Generational Wealth with Rob Rose Episode #4

August 6th, 2019


Episode #4 Rob Rose is the Executive Director of the Cook County Land Bank Authority (Chicago). A Dallas native, Rob explains his role in leading an …

Who are The Downing Brothers?!?!EPISODE #0

August 6th, 2019


Episode #0! The genesis, the start, the beginning! Anthony and Anton talk about who they are, where they come from, what you can expect from the podcast and a general breaking of the ice! Welcome to Homecoming with The …

CHICAGO to Hollywood with Kris D Lofton Episode #3

August 6th, 2019


On Episode #3 of Homecoming with the Downing Brothers our Guest is Kris D Lofton who plays Kisan Teague on HBO's Ballers. We discuss his upbringing …

Buy Back The Block! with Chris Senegal Episode #2

August 6th, 2019


Episode #2!!!! Chris Senegal is the personification of "Buy Back the Block" A Real Estate developer in Houston Texas, Chris owns a city block, he is close to completing the first 3 homes of 14 total in Phase 1. He …

Professional Athlete to Business and Home Owner with Jarrett Payton Episode #1

August 6th, 2019


In Episode #1 we talk with Jarret Payton. Son of the late great NFL Hall Of Famer Walter Payton. Currently a sports anchor on WGN-Chicago, Co-Owner of Flagship By The River sports bar and founder of The Jarret Payton …

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