Why won’t my Realtor® tell me about whether there are children in this neighborhood?

All real estate licensees, not just Realtors®, are obligated to follow Fair Housing laws. That obligation includes not providing information that could be used to enable their clients to discriminate. Children are a protected class – protected against real estate discrimination. Children are protected under the general heading of “familial status” in National Fair Housing

By |2021-11-01T10:22:00-04:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: buying process|Tags: , , , , |

Bidding Wars and Discrimination

Several times a year, my agents get feedback from the seller’s agent that our client’s offer was similar to another offer, but our clients got the house. Why? Because their letter identified them as the right people for the house. We have been able to tell the story of our clients--without demographic information that could

By |2021-04-25T13:11:46-04:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: House Hunting, Legal questions|Tags: , , , |