LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance teams up with Asian Real Estate Association of America

The two groups will work together to combat discrimination and increase homeownership rates at a time of renewed scrutiny on discrimination against Asian Americans. Just as the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance passed its one-year birthday, it announced Wednesday that it struck up a new partnership with the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). The … Read more

Ahead of Juneteenth, Atlanta Realtors Association apologizes for history of discrimination

The Atlanta Realtors Association (ARA) issued its first-ever apology in its 111-year history to association members and the communities they serve for the association’s history of discriminatory practices on Wednesday. In a video posted on the association’s Facebook page, and a letter posted to the Association’s website, Cynthia Lippert, the 2021 president of the ARA, … Read more

It’s Pride Month! Here’s how Realtors can be an ally

June at last! It’s Pride Month around the world. While Pride Month is much more than in-person or virtual parades, events and rainbow flag waving, we encourage you to show your appreciation for the community in a way best suited to you. Pride 2021 symbolizes many things — some tremendous victories and some tragic losses. … Read more

RE/MAX becomes latest LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance partner

With the new partnership, RE/MAX agents will have access to LGBTQ-focused training about fair housing, diversity and inclusion. The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance has kicked off Pride Month with its thirteenth corporate partner, according to an announcement on Tuesday. RE/MAX is the latest franchisor to partner with the Alliance to provide training, resources, and networking opportunities … Read more

Discrimination still holding back LGBT homeownership: report

The homeownership rate for LGBT Americans remains far below that of the broader population, according to a new report, which isn’t surprising given that many in the LGBT community have also indicated they’ve experienced some form of housing discrimination. The report comes from the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance — a trade group for LGBT real … Read more

How LGBTQ+ discrimination hinders path to homeownership

For the LGBTQ+ community, housing discrimination is preceded by many other impactful forms of discrimination that create barriers to homeownership. Here’s how. You’ve saved up for the down payment, conducted extensive online research and engaged with a Realtor to guide you through the process of becoming a homeowner, help you find the perfect home and … Read more

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