STEP Buys Houses LLC is a collaboration between the S.T.E.P. Youth Organization and a team of experienced, reputable and community minded real estate investors. 

The company is accredited by the Better Business Bureau of NJ with an A+ rating, certified by the State of NJ and is operated by licensed and insured individuals. The Principal of the company is also certified as a Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Specialist.


The Investment team consists of investors and licensed Realtors Ibrahim Hughes and Robert Tucker and former Mentee and now Mentor, Nantambu Nicholas.  Together the three bring to the table a combined 40 years of experience in assisting hundreds of distressed property owners save and or sell their homes.


They have now committed to inner city youth and their families by creating this ground breaking venture designed to generate funds for S.T.E.P. while teaching young people the importance of community development, ethical investing and communal and familial wealth creation.


This Real Estate Education & Investment Initiative will allow property owners to sell an unwanted property while assisting the STEP organization in its mission to raise responsible young men capable of properly leading their families and communities.


The houses purchased and at least 66% of the money raised gets donated to the STEP Organization and allows them to:  


  • Engage in 'Wholistic Urban Revitalization' which addresses the needs of both the property and the people of a community.


  • Remove neighborhood blight by purchasing and renovating abandoned properties.

  • Teach socially and economically disadvantaged young men financial literacy skills such as saving and investing, which are needed to escape generations of poverty and advance in today's economy.

  • Eventually train youth participants in highly sought after Trade skills such as plumbing, carpentry, masonry, electrical and HVAC repair and installation.


  • Provide scholarships to young men from inner cities to attend college, trade school or other forms of advanced education.


  • Provide quality housing to low income residents.

STEP Buys Houses is also partnered with Common Unity Real Estate LLC in providing the Free Foreclosure Assistance service, NJ Home Help.

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Buys Houses LLC

​​Call us:

(862) 234-0474


4 Bloomfield Avenue

Bloomfield, NJ 07003


STEP Buys Houses LLC is an Accredited member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of NJ with an A+ rating.


STEP Buys Houses LLC has been designated by the State of NJ as an MBE certified company.

Ibrahim Hughes is certified as a Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource Specialist by the National Association of Realtors.

The Princpals of the company are licensed by the State of New Jersey as Real Estate Sales Agents.

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