Nestled in storied Bedford-Stuyvesant is Alberta Barnabas's dream—a home that almost wasn't. Barnabas purchased her two-story fixer-upper in 1991, and even if the house has yet to escape that designation, Barnabas counts her blessings that the deed is still in her name. Within a couple of years of buying the house, Barnabas almost lost it via a second mortgage she took out to make... More >>>