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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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An important Act that makes if possible for for Edith Bunker and Louise Jefferson to live next door in perfect harmony despite the efforts of Archie and George to create a divide.

Jun 29, 2016 05:38 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
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It really isn't important. We discriminate daily against 'buyers' with no money. Whoops!

Jun 29, 2016 05:50 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Many would be treated unfairly if not for laws to regulate certain behavior

Jun 29, 2016 09:36 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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It protects homebuyers and tenants from unlawful discrimination. If you get caught could be expensive. Are there violations? You bet

Jun 29, 2016 09:29 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

The Fair Housing Act protects certain classes of people to help avoid discrimination and make housing available to everyone. You need to get to know the fair housing laws, so you don't violate them and get yourself into trouble. I have done a few posts on this topic. 

Jun 29, 2016 09:24 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

It's the law & violations cost you $$$$$

Jun 29, 2016 05:43 AM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

I think Bob Crane  answered your question.

Jun 29, 2016 12:26 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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 # #     The Federal Government has passed a Law that takes away your right to dispose of your private property as you please.  Obey that Law, or you will face fines, imprisonment, loss of license, and a civil suit.

Jun 29, 2016 06:33 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Minnette Olsen Any topic that has the word "Act" in it means it is the law. Violate the law and in this case Fair Housing and we will be visiting you on Sunday's.

Jun 29, 2016 06:04 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Would you like to be discrimated against for your gender, marital status, color of your skin, religion, etc?

Jun 29, 2016 10:47 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Bob Crane nailed this one!

Jun 29, 2016 09:43 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

It's the law and we need to know what it is, what it is not, and then abide by it.

Jun 29, 2016 07:02 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Read it carefully.

You think treating everyone equally is not important enough?

Jun 29, 2016 04:25 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Minnette Olsen - for obvious reasons - not to have unfair treatment to any consumer..

Jun 29, 2016 04:18 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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It is the law and this is one law that is for the good of the people/consumers as it means that housing is open to all that are in the protected classes.

Jun 29, 2016 10:54 AM
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
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It protects people from discrimination.

Jun 29, 2016 09:19 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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Because it is the right thing to do.

Jun 29, 2016 06:23 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

that is the law.

Jun 29, 2016 05:56 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Minnette - I think Jeff Dowler CRS and Debbie Laity provided some great answers.

Jul 02, 2016 05:41 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Wow Bob Crane,  good way to put it!

Jun 29, 2016 11:38 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Some people have to be reminded to do what is right!

Jun 29, 2016 10:47 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Comply to say out of trouble.

Jun 29, 2016 10:11 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

It is the law.

Jun 29, 2016 09:19 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

This US law does not apply in our great land.

Jun 29, 2016 05:03 PM