Updated: Aug 31, 2020
What does "home" mean to you? A safe haven, a good kitchen island, a place to start a family, a place to be unapologetically you.
In my time in Real Estate, I've learned that "home" means so many different things to different people. And that is what makes it beautiful.
There is no cookie-cutter approach to buying or selling a home because there is no cookie-cutter client. I believe in the power of diversity, and the call for focusing on individual lived experiences when serving diverse people.
PC: Retha Furguson
It is no secret that the housing industry has a dark history of discrimination. Housing discrimination spans across race, ancestry, religion, age, ability, sex and gender identity, sexual orientation and the intersection of these experiences.
California is known as a leader in protecting classes in the housing industry, but we still have so far to go. The effects of housing discrimination are lasting and we still see ramifications of discrimination in housing today.
PC: The Conversation
It is my intention to not only be transparent in these issues surrounding fair housing, but to empower clients in the real estate process by sharing knowledge and championing client needs in custom crafted real estate experiences. Keep an eye out for upcoming posts highlighting black and non-white activists doing essential work in the fair housing space. We have some good stuff coming your way!
Your home should be as unique as you are. And so should your real estate experience.