Deba Harper, Co-Founder
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Deba Harper’s interest in real estate development was birthed from the economic downturn of The Great Recession 2007-2010. Out of great chaos comes greater ingenuity for visionaries like Deba.
The rebirth of Detroit, Michigan is a welcoming blank canvas for Deba to emerge as a real estate developer and implement the community development model that was conceived from her strategic community-based planning and advocacy in Los Angeles.
Deba is the Senior Data Solutions Administrator for the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA), which is the biggest land bank in the nation. DLBA is the repository of all residential Detroit City owned parcels and manages all activity associated with the inventory, disposition and demolition.
Deba holds an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration from Antelope Valley College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies with emphasis in Urban Planning from California State University Northridge and a professional certificate from the USC Ross Minority Program in Real Estate.
In 2016, Deba, with her 8-year old daughter their dog and everything their Prius would carry, decided to move to Detroit. She has trailblazed a pathway for investors to benefit from early entry into investing.
Zabrina Horton, Co-Founder
Zabrina Horton is a TV-publicist-turned-real-estate-investor-goddess. She focuses on credit repair and a strategy she calls the “2-for-1 investment.” Zabrina helps individuals strengthen their credit profile so they can qualify to invest in multi-family units which serve two purposes; primary residence and income property. Not letting her 25+ years of Hollywood PR experience
go to waste, she now applies those award-winning skills to investor relations activities. Her favorite mission is connecting passive and/or newbie investors with seasoned developers and flippers that provide high returns.
Zabrina earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing from Cal State Long Beach, and a Master of Science degree in Sports Management from St. Thomas University, Miami. She resides in Los Angeles with her fiance’ and their 4 year old son. She invests in California as well as Detroit, where co-founded Detroit DREAM Investment Solutions with another REI goddess, Deba Harper.