Buying or Selling a Home

The Fair Housing Act

The right to buy property without racial, religious, gender, or ethnic discrimination is firmly etched in the law.

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Can a homeowner legally refuse to sell a home to a potential buyer?

What is steering?

How can I tell if discrimination is occurring, and what can I do about it?


Practical Law Home | Buying or Selling a Home | Basics of Buying a Home
Basics of Selling a Home | Why Real Estate Is Covered By Special Laws | Real Estate Brokers
The Purchase Contract | Financing a Home Purchase | The Closing | The Fair Housing Act
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