LIFE ON RAINBOW STREET: LGBTQ+ Superheroes and Where they Live
It’s been refreshing to see more and more LGBTQ+ superheroes living out in the open over the years and being embraced in mainstream culture. Though we’re still awaiting better representation in the Marvel and DC movies, the comics and TV series are certainly embracing the diversity of our world (and beyond). But where the sexuality of our superheroes may be more diverse, what about their geographical locations? It’s all well and good having a dozen LGBTQ+ superheroes but not if […]
Blazing the Trail Ahead of the Equality Act
Increasing Awareness of LGBTQ Housing Discrimination At GayRealEstate.com, we are passionate about providing the best possible real estate experience for LGBTQ buyers and sellers across the country. We understand that while much of that has to do with finding the perfect home, it is even more important to ensure that the perfect home is in a community where LGBTQ buyers will feel safe, respected, and protected against discrimination in all areas of their lives. Of course, that should include purchasing […]
Moving to Another City? The Straight Talk on Taxes – Here a Look at 10 LGBTQ Friendly Cities.
In many ways, moving to a new house in new location is an exciting and momentous event. It often signifies the start of a new chapter, the next adventure, and a world of new possibilities and opportunities to discover. While there are many wonderful things about moving once you’ve finally made your decision about where to go and why, there are also plenty of factors to consider prior to making that decision. Sometimes, when people decide to move, it is […]
A Coast-to-Coast Look at the Impact of the Coronavirus on the Housing Market
Over the course of the last few months, life for many, all over the world, has changed significantly and suddenly. On the list of things we expected for 2020, many of us probably wouldn’t have put “worldwide pandemic” on our list – but one truth about life is that we can often expect the unexpected. The Coronavirus has caused a shift to a new normal in many aspects of our lives – and the housing market is no exception. Prior […]
Will Airbnb Units Rescue the Housing Shortage Across America?
I live in a beautiful single level condominium in Palm Springs, CA – It’s Paradise. In late February a unit across the green belt from me sold for a record price. At first I was a little stunned, because it was a mediocre fix-and-flip, and then came the “Seasonal Rental” sign, “oh, an investor” I thought, followed shortly by Coronavirus/Covid-19. I obviously felt bad for the new owner who had purchased not just the unit itself, but window coverings, towels, […]
The Advantage Today of Owning a Single-Family Home
Life is unpredictable, as anyone who has lived for any length of time probably knows pretty well. Sometimes, even when things seem to be at their best and going smoothly, out of the blue, life throws us a curveball. Certainly, many of us probably feel like that right now, as we find ourselves in the middle of an unprecedented pandemic. Without question, COVID-19 has changed life as most of us know it, at least for the foreseeable future. We have […]
The “New Normal” in Residential Real Estate – Home Buying 101
Needless to say the coronavirus has had devastating effects on individuals and families across the country, the stories and images are heartbreaking. All of us have been personally affected in one way or another – as I write this article my Uncle Bruce is receiving hospice care in Denver, CO after contracting Covid-19 at his memory care facility. As the White House came out yesterday with a recommended path forward for the states around the country, I thought it would […]
Amid Coronavirus – Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
Sometimes, we can make our best plans in life – and life simply plans otherwise. We can think that we will take one path, and suddenly, we’re forced to take a detour. At the time of this writing, COVID-19 has created exactly that situation for many, many people across the country. Life, as we know it, seems to be on “pause” in many ways. Although this unprecedented new reality in which we find ourselves is necessary, it can also be […]