Whether it’s helping clients find a forever home or advice on saving for the future, serving the community is something wealth acquisition professionals Kayla Revelus and Ninekema Turenne know well.
The pair linked arms in 2019 to form The Finance Duo — a group of two wealth acquisition professionals on a mission to close the wealth gap in black and brown communities. Their mission is to teach and inspire millennials to build generational wealth through homeownership and investments.
With a combination of more than 15 years in corporate America, Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor and Your Finance Bestie, as they are respectfully self-titled, offers a wide array of services like real estate, home loans, credit restoration, life insurance, individual and business tax filing, marriage planning and wedding design, and have since created a platform to serve their community, specifically underprivileged members, who are in financial need.
In less than 2 years, Kayla Revelus has cultivated a reputation as a relentless, resourceful, and informed real estate agent; not to mention a very strategic negotiator. Kayla Revelus has earned the title, “Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor,” leaving her clients at ease, reassured and prepared to enter the competitive real estate market.
Revelus has become the top producing agent at First Class Real Estate firm, a boutique brokerage in North Miami. Her passion of growing in real estate has led her to acquiring a property management certification and earning an esteemed designation, the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) from National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Her success is built upon four core values: Integrity, Transparency, Professionalism, Assertiveness. When Revelus is not providing white-glove real estate or income tax services to her clients, she is presenting at real estate conferences, homebuyers’ workshops, community relations forums and church crusades.
She believes that homeownership is everyone’s “Birthright” whether they are a first-time homebuyer or serial investor, Kayla and her team-of professionals at The Finance Duo are ready to lead you to it.
Ninekema Turenne is Florida’s leading mortgage broker with over a decade of experience in the mortgage industry. She is knowledgeable, trustworthy, and dependable. Turenne has a Bachelor’s in Psychology and an MBA in Business. She is able to connect with her clients to provide world class customer service. The core values of her firm are education, communication, transparency, and integrity.
Turenne lives by this statement, “Buying a home is one of the largest investments you would probably make in your lifetime, you need a friend to hold you by the hand and walk you through the process. Just like a best friend is there for you, I will be there anytime you need to make a financial decision.” She is on a mission to create beautiful love stories through financial empowerment!
Turenne is also the CEO and Founder of Knot & Key Co., a wedding and financial planning company. We help couples plan memorable weddings while saving for the down payment of their dream home. We help couples tie the knot and turn the keys to build generational wealth.
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Both of Haitian heritage, The Finance Duo is specifically focused on closing the wealth gap in minority communities. In these efforts, Revelus has created The Ultimate Homebuying Guide, a detailed, step-by-step guide that is fit for novice or expert alike, and together the duo host various wealth-related workshops. “We believe that home ownership is a birthright,” Turenne said. “A lot of people don’t own homes because they don’t believe that they can be wealthy. We are there to let them know they can change their family history.”
Another focus is on the millennial generation. “We have to properly prepare and equip our millennials so that they know how to not only make money, but grow their money,” Revelus said. “We’re really teaching and providing the resources to build generational wealth.”
Their personal investment in clients is what makes this dream team a true standout. “I will always go above and beyond for my clients because, like a best friend, I truly want to see them become homeowners,” Turenne said. And their former clients turned current friends can attest to this, with Revelus chiming in to gush about people who have found homes through their services now inviting her to dinners within their walls. “It’s really not a transaction-based relationship, or even business, that we’re building. We’re building a family along the journey,” she said.
Although their physical office is based in North Miami, the duo travels to nearly any corner of the state of Florida to ensure clients are taken care of. “We are one phone call, email or text away,” Turenne said with a smile.
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