Gay Marriage Ruling Will Effect Local Real Estate Markets
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor (5-4 decision) of legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United States. Lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and the transgender (LGBT) community will now be able to hold title for their home as tenancy by the entirety.
President Barack Obama referred to the ruling as a ‘victory for america.’ Obama goes on to say that in the heart of Americans we all are equals, and we should all be free.
In recent years the bill has received a great deal of momentum, especially as certain states began to allow the legalization of same-sex marriage. In 2004 Massachusetts became the first state to allow legalized gay marriage and now 11 years later it’s…