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Terms to Avoid: Master Suite

Kayla Johnson Diversity, ethics, Fair Housing 50 Comments

By: Kayla Johnson The term “master suite” has been a standard term in the real estate industry for years, commonly used to describe the primary bedroom with an attached private bathroom (en-suite) in a home. However, discussions over the past few years have highlighted the potentially insensitive connotations associated with this term. The use of the word “master” to describe …

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Use These Tips to Alleviate DEI Fatigue

Lee Davenport, Ph.D Diversity, Fair Housing 1 Comment

By: Lee Davenport, PhD It’s in the numbers that offices and organizations focused on improving DEI and belonging leads to a more positive workplace environment. In doing your own research, you may have read stats and facts like these: “Organizations that implement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training are up to 21% more profitable than those that do not.” “​​DEI training …

Are You Ready to Start 2021 as a J.E.D.I. Defender?

Blog Contributor ethics, Fair Housing 6 Comments

By Lee Davenport If 2020 has inspired you to promote fair housing for all, but you don’t know where to begin, then join the J.E.D.I. (Justice + Equity + Diversity + Inclusion) Defender Challenge to kickstart 2021. Learn more about being a fair housing J.E.D.I. Defender in my post, “Take the 4-Week J.E.D.I. Challenge to Promote the American Dream of …

Take the 4-Week J.E.D.I. Challenge to Promote the American Dream of Fair Homeownership

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Fair Housing 2 Comments

By Lee Davenport “There is no other organization that can end residential segregation like your organization,” Eddie S. Glaude Jr. told REALTORS® during the 2020 Leadership Summit. “We may work in integrated places, but in the intimate spaces, we don’t know each other. We are walking mysteries to one another, and that has everything to do with where we live …

Live Virtual At Home With Diversity® Course May 19

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Classes & Education, Fair Housing 1 Comment

By Marc Gould The National Association of REALTORS®’ At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) certification course recently underwent a content overhaul and is overflowing with best practices for 2020. Here are three ways taking the AHWD® certification course can expand your business and horizons: 1. Build a Foundation for a Diversity-Oriented Practice An understanding of fair housing laws and a commitment …