First LGB Home Buyers and Sellers Report Released by NAR

WORLD PROPERTY JOURNAL | June 07, 2019

First LGB Home Buyers and Sellers Report Released by NAR
In recognition of June being national LGBT Pride Month, the National Association of Realtors has recently released its first-ever Profile of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Buyers and Sellers. The report, which utilizes four years of data from NAR's Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, analyses the differences between LGB and other buyers and sellers. The report found that all groups - those identifying LGB and heterosexual - were most likely to purchase real estate because of a desire to own their own home. "The American Dream of homeownership traverses across the spectrum of our society - including sexual orientation - and Realtors always have and will continue to advocate so that anyone who wants to, and is capable of purchasing a home, is able to do so," said NAR President John Smaby. "Realtors have always embraced the significance of the protections secured by the Fair Housing Act, and have encouraged efforts to extend them by amending our Code of Ethics in 2009 to prohibit discriminations based on sexual orientation and gender identity."

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Seller has invested $400,000 in remodel of luxurious home and stunning secluded outdoor resort that embraces sunset views. Very private entertaining outdoor areas with elongated covered bar, gazebo, fireplace, exquisite iron gates, fully lighted grounds, 4 water features and an outdoor grille. The home is stunning with crown molding though out, hand carved mahogany gathering area bar, custom onyx tile, wood floors. Tuscan cement counter tops and svoworski crystal chandeliers. The home envelopes you with warmth the minute you arrive. You are just 5 minutes from the Biltmore Fashion Square and 2 minutes to the 51.