Posts Categorized: USA

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 5. New Orleans

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: We’ve long had a soft spot for New Orleans, just as NOLA… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 6. Atlanta

Atlanta

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: The star of the South is really becoming one of the country’s… Read more »

Glenn Bradley – Naples, Florida

Glenn Bradley

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m passionate about people and assisting them with their quest to fulfill their dream of home ownership whether it is a vacation condo or a full time home. I… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 7. Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: It wouldn’t be a big surprise if college town Columbus scored well… Read more »

Andrea Lard – Northglenn, Colorado

Andrea Lard

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I started my career in 1997 in new home sales and learned about construction, land development, inspections, contract and financing. This gave me a unique perspective and step up… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 8. Pittsburgh

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: No, Pittsburgh is not like it’s depicted in Showtime’s 2000s series Queer… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 9. St. Paul, Minn.

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Minneapolis and St. Paul are some hip twins, huh? The former is… Read more »

Gregory Cremeans – Reno, Nevada

Gregory Cremeans

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Gregory Cremeans has lived in Nevada for more than two decades in addition to his real estate knowledge and background Gregory knows what makes our community so special and… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 10. Irvine, Calif.

Irvine

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: An Orange County, Calif., city in the top 10? As mentioned previously,… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 11. St. Louis

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Many people discount St. Louis, well, since it’s kinda in the middle… Read more »

Gregory Cremeans – Reno, Nevada

Gregory Cremeans

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Gregory has lived in Nevada for more than two decades in addition to his real estate knowledge and background Gregory knows what makes our community so special and is… Read more »

Brodie Stephens – El Dorado Hills, California

Brodie Stephens

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Brodie is a gay real estate agent in Folsom-El Dorado Hills, who works with buyers and sellers in the Eastern Sacramento metro region! See AGENT’s Expanded Listing on Gay… Read more »

Ric Shanahan – Dallas, Texas

Ric Shanahan

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Aristotle once said, ‘Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.’ It’s my pleasure to help you in all your real estate transactions. Whether you’re buying or you’re… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 12. Toledo, Ohio

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Surprised that Toledo has an 89 on HRC’s Muncipal Equality Index? Yeah,… Read more »

Michael Shelangoski – Portland, Oregon

Michael Shelangoski - Portland, Oregon

Michael Shelangoski – Portland, OregonPeriodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: My love for Portland began the very first time I came to visit, in 2001. Within a few months, I had visited 2 more times… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 13. Chula Vista, California

Chula Vista

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Sandwiched between San Diego and Mexico, Chula Vista (Spanish for “beautiful view”)… Read more »

Susan Melnick – Dallas, Texas

Susan Melnick

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: A seasoned professional with more than 1750 homes and condos sold. Service oriented with support team. See Susan’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly Realtors and… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 14. Henderson, Nevada

Henderson, Nevada

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: You might be surprised to discover Henderson is Nevada’s second-largest city, after… Read more »

Deb Sadler – Lesbian Dallas Texas Home Inspector

Deb Sadler

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Licensed since 1998. Frisco Chamber’s Soloprenuer 2013. New & Pre-owned inspections. Builder’s 12 month warranty inspections. Same day reports and photos. Contributes monthly to SPCA! Serving North DFW from… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 15. Durham, N.C.

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Another North Carolina oasis of relative liberalism, Durham sits in the middle… Read more »

Al Saiz – Gay Colorado Springs Real Estate Agent

Al Saiz

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Over 25 years of proven Sales/Marketing experience. Certified Negotiation Expert, Pricing Strategy Advisor and Green designee. I’m also affiliated with Home Partners of America. We provide a lease to… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – #16 Miami

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Over the years, Miami has had its ebbs and flows (remember the… Read more »

Brodie Stephens – Gay Folsom, California Real Estate Agent

Brodie Stevens

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Brodie is a gay real estate agent in Folsom-El Dorado Hills, who works with buyers and sellers in the Easter Sacramento metro region! See Brodie’s Expanded Listing on Gay… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 17. San Francisco

San Francisco

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Exorbitant housing prices and a sinking high-rise couldn’t knock San Francisco from… Read more »

Dennis Shaffer – Gay Chicago Real Estate Agent

Dennis Shaffer

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: My name is Dennis Shaffer, and Chicago real estate is my passion. Whether you need help finding your dream home, or selling your current one, I can help. I’m… Read more »

Russell Orlowski – Gay Knoxville Real Estate Agent

Russell Orlowski - Gay Knoxville Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Like my personality, I am a very easy-going Realtor. My philosophy is to take a soft, low pressure approach with my clients so they never feel rushed or pressured… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 18. Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, North Carolina

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Don’t hold the fact that Greensboro is in North Carolina against it…. Read more »

David Maplesden – Gay Takoma Park Real Estate Agent

David Maplesden - Gay Takoma Park Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: David Maplesden, a licensed Realtor in Maryland and Washington, D.C. has 35 years of experience selling Real Estate. He has a small team that provides around the clock help… Read more »

Brian Scharick – Gay Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent

Brian Scharick - Gay Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Brian Scharick is a seasoned and professional Realtor who specializes in finding the perfect home for each and every client. His keen attention to detail and driven work ethic… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 19. Tampa, Florida

Tampa

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Florida’s burgeoning west coast is anchored by Tampa, one of the state’s… Read more »

Doug Jacobs – Gay Austin Real Estate Agent

Doug Jacobs

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Doug Jacobs, a real estate Broker, entered into the partnership of Jacobs & Mikeska Realtors in 1996 with Jeff Mikeska. Not only are we partners in Real Estate, we… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – #20. Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: With over 300,000 hardy souls, Anchorage is the closest thing to a… Read more »

Eric Robison – Gay Seattle Real Estate Agent

Eric Robison

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I became a full-time Seattle Realtor in 2003 after fifteen successful years in advertising as an independent photo producer. In 2013, I was promoted to the position of designated… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 21. Plano, Texas

Plano, Texas

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: This job-rich (and church-rich) north Texas city is no San Francisco, but… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 22. Minneapolis

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: The home of original single lady Mary Richards is more than Arctic… Read more »

Reg Martocci – Lesbian Portland Real Estate Agent

Reg Martocci - Lesbian Portland Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: You have a Portland real estate dream. Reg Martocci can help make it happen. She is professional, experienced, and knows the Portland real estate market inside-out. Let her be… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 23. Anaheim, California

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Only an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, Anaheim is not such a… Read more »

Mark Banham – Gay Santa Fe Real Estate Agent

Mark Banham

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Mark is a Santa Fe real estate agent specializing in single family homes, who can assist you in finding your dream home, utilizing his knowledge and expertise of the… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 24. Seattle

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Like Long Beach, Seattle has an out mayor (Ed Murray) and a… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 25. Long Beach, California

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Long Beach has long been an underrated California city, with most folks… Read more »

Evan Dyer – Gay Seattle Real Estate Agent

Evan Dyer - Gay Seattle Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Born and raised in Seattle, I focus my Real Estate Business in the greater Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond areas. I have experience in first time home buyers, relocations, and selling/buying…. Read more »

Reggie Blough – Cape Coral, Florida

Reggie Blough

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m focused on residential Fort Myers and Cape Coral real estate, including single family homes, condos, multi-family and vacant land. I’m a full-service residential real estate agent for Buyers… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #2 Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale

When people think of LGBT-friendly South Florida cities, Miami probably pops to mind first. But Fort Lauderdale has most of the same gay-friendly accommodations and nightlife in a more laid back and affordable environment. The city also has the highest concentration of gay couples of any major American city, with about 3% of all households…. Read more »

Phillip B. Dvorkin – Stamford, Connecticut

Phillip B. Dvorkin

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m very familiar with many of the communities in northern Fairfield and Westchester Counties – I’ll be happy to work with you to help you find the right home… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #3 Minneapolis-St. Paul

Minneapolis

The Twin Cities scored so similarly across categories we decided to include them together. Both cities have high populations of LGBT residents (just under 4%) and both offer a progressive, tolerant environment. Beyond that, they have thriving restaurant and bar scenes, with a good number of gay-friendly establishments to be found. The Advocate even went… Read more »

Connie Jensen – Bend, Oregon

Connie Jensen

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Connie Jensen is a discrete, professional, savvy Bend, Oregon real estate agent who has more than twenty years of real estate experience. If you’re planning to buy or sell… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #4 Atlanta

Atlanta

Atlanta is the gay capital of the South and for good reason. The city is generally tolerant and has LGBT-owned businesses scattered throughout the Midtown, Kirkwood, and Candler Park neighborhoods. They also have the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce that helps promote gay- and lesbian-owned businesses around the city. Atlanta even has one of the… Read more »

Bob Hardie – Ft. Worth, Texas

Bob Hardie

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I believe that it’s important to provide the most satisfying real estate experience to each of my Fort Worth real estate clients, and I provide a friendly, fun, family… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #6 Orlando

Orlando

The second Florida city to make the list, Orlando has a large and vibrant gay population with considerable community support. The horrifying events at Pulse Night Club earlier this year illustrate the general threat of violence and discrimination that the LGBT community still often face, but it shouldn’t be an indictment of this otherwise tolerant… Read more »

Suzanne Dana – Williamsburg, Virginia

Suzanne Dana

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Buying and selling property can be overwhelming and frustrating – especially in the Williamsburg real estate market today! I believe that having a knowledgeable, caring, LGBT-friendly REALTOR(R) on your… Read more »

W. Michael Keller – Gay Spokane Real Estate Agent

W. Michael Keller

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: W. Michael Keller has been a Realtor, involved in residential and commercial real estate with Windermere-Manito for the past 15 years. He has been consistently in the top 10-15%… Read more »

Martin Withrow – West Hollywood, California

Martin Withrow

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’ve always been passionate about Real Estate, and have remodeled several houses in L.A., West Hollywood and Palm Springs. I was born and raised in Cleveland, and graduated from… Read more »

Nate Ortiz – Gay Chicago Real Estate Agent

Nate Ortiz

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: After completing my BA in Mass Comm/ Media Studies at the University of New Mexico I spent nearly 8 years with Apple. Their precision and customer focus cultivated an… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #7 – Tampa, Florida

Tampa

Tampa and the surrounding cities of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Sarasota, among others, have long been top destinations for seniors looking for a comfortable place to retire. The area is widely known for its warm and sunny climate, it’s beautiful sandy beaches, and its world-class golf courses. But it’s also great for anyone living on… Read more »

Christian Stallman – Gay Phoenix Real Estate Agent

Christian Stallman

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Christian J. Stallman is a full time Realtor with Realty Executives and is a native to Scottsdale, Arizona. As a professional real estate advisor, he will focus on your… Read more »

Tom Zwibel – Gay Phoenix Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Tom Zwibel is a gay real estate agent in Peoria, Arizona, serving the greater Phoenix metro area. See Tom’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly Realtors… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #8 – Portland, Oregon

Portland

Portland is a center of progressivism and tolerance and is home to the second largest per capita LGBT population in the country, behind only San Francisco. The city has long protected its gay and lesbian residents from discrimination and it has for many years been known as a warm and welcoming place for same-sex families… Read more »

Patti Shannon – Gay Friendly Bainbridge Island Real Estate Agent

Patti Shannon

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: When you work with me, you are guaranteed a professional Realtor with expertise in contract strategy and negotiations, attention to detail and excellent follow up. My years of sales… Read more »

Olivier Turina – Gay Wilton Manors Real Estate Agent

Olivier Turina

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Olivier Turina was born in 1965, and in 2005 he moved to Wilton Manors/Ft Lauderdale with his lifetime partner Tommy. Olivier is partnering with Dale Russell (see Dale’s profile… Read more »

Mike Haley – Gay Friendly Albuquerque Real Estate Agent

Mike Haley - Gay Albuquerque Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: As a life time resident of New Mexico and a Realtor with over 40 years experience I truly do “know the territory”. I am experienced in helping Buyers make… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #9 – Seattle, Washington

Seattle

Beautiful Seattle is another one of the progressive hubs of America so it’s no surprise that it’s also one of the most gay-friendly cities in the country. At almost 5% of the overall population, it has one of the most concentrated LGBT communities of any large city. Also, Seattle has been on the leading edge… Read more »

Thomas Pugh – Gay Clearwater Real Estate Agent

Thomas Pugh

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: After raising champion livestock on the farm and managing a successful small business in the city, Tom joined the corporate world – first working as a paralegal, then becoming… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #11 – Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City

It was a big surprise when the Utah capital started making lists of gay-friendly cities, but it is for good reason. Nearly 5% of the metro area population identify as gay and Salt Lake has been very progressive on employment and housing protection for LGBT residents in an otherwise conservative state. Salt Lake is also… Read more »

Hub Krack – Gay Washington DC Real Estate Agent

Hub Krack

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I am a Certified Residential Specialist and although the majority of my business is residential real estate, I also sell and lease commercial properties. Past commercial clients have included… Read more »

Ken Elder – Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I understand how important your Phoenix real estate needs are, and how important it is to feel comfortable working with your Phoenix Realtor. I treat every client as if… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #14 – San Francisco, California

San Francisco

Everyone knows this is America’s historical and cultural hub for the LGBT community and no list would be complete without it. It has the largest per capita gay population in the country and there simply isn’t another city on Earth that is more tolerant and accepting of gays and lesbians than San Francisco. In addition… Read more »

H. Dwayne Davis, Gay Portland Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I specialize in putting my client’s needs first. Purchasing a home or an investment property should drama free. Let’s Talk! – See more at: https://www.gayrealtynetwork.com/places/united-states/oregon/portland/realtor/h-dwayne-davis/#sthash.Q503lgpy.dpuf See Dwayne’s Expanded Listing… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #15 – Houston, Texas

Houston

Houston has rapidly become one of the most diverse cities in the country and along with that has come a thriving and generally tolerant environment for its LGBT residents. Houston is home to the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce and there is widespread support for gay and lesbian owned businesses, many of which are… Read more »

Ken Townsend – Gay Palm Springs Real Estate Agent

Ken Townsend

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I have spent over 40 years in this desert oasis. Here we have a family of cities that nestled together provide one special place for the LGBT community. The… Read more »

Andrea Testa – Lesbian Long Beach Real Estate Agent

Andrea Testa - Lesbian Long Beach Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Andrea Testa has been with Keller Williams Pacific Estates since 2013, winning Rookie of the Year for Volume Sold in her first year. Andrea’s clients describe her as “energetic,… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Atlanta’s Westside

Westside in Atlanta, Georgia

Situated conveniently across I-85/75 west of Midtown, the city’s main gay hub, the Westside (also known as West Midtown) was mostly a swath of warehouses and industrial concerns — some of them vacant — until developers, restaurateurs, and artists began moving in over the past 10 to 15 years. This large neighborhood sprawls a bit… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Austin’s East Side

As with Portland, you could make the case that fast-growing Austin is one big cluster of post-gay culture, with several neighborhoods that fit the bill as mixed LGBTQ-straight enclaves of the creative class, including South Congress, Clarksville, Zilker, Hyde Park, and the area surrounded University of Texas. But Austin’s East Side — starting just across… Read more »

Nancy Field, Lesbian Portland Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Nancy Field has 26 years of real estate experience and is a skilled negotiator. Focus is on superior client service. Voted one of the Coolest Small Cities in America… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Denver’s Lo-Hi

Across the South Platte River and I-25 from downtown Denver, the Lower Highlands neighborhood (aka Lo-Hi) sits on a slight rise with great views of the skyline and historic streets lined with Craftsman bungalows and Victorian homes. Like so many districts that have become popular with artists, gays, entrepreneurs and hipsters, Lower Highlands was a… Read more »

Dale Nabors, Gay Tampa Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Welcome to “Dale’s Naborhood!” Dale has more than twenty eight years of experience in the Tampa real estate market. Dale also serves Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Greater-Brandon, and Southern Pasco… Read more »

Shannon Lindstrom, Gay Friendly Minneapolis Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Shannon Lindstrom is an experienced Minneapolis-St. Paul Realtor and skilled real estate negotiator. She can help you buy and or sell a home, townhouse, or condominium in Minneapolis or… Read more »

Reggie Blough, Gay Cape Coral Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m focused on residential Fort Myers and Cape Coral real estate, including single family homes, condos, multi-family and vacant land. I’m a full-service residential real estate agent for Buyers… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Logan Circle, Washington DC

For a couple of decades, Washington’s gay community has been steadily expanding east of the city’s traditional hub of LGBTQ culture, Dupont Circle. The historic Logan Circle neighborhood abounds with beautiful 19th-century townhouses — many of which have been gorgeously restored in recent years. Logan Circle has morphed from a dodgy and downcast district to… Read more »

Brian Eastwood, Gay Phoenix Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Helping buyers/sellers achieve their goals throughout the Valley. Dedicated to service and relationships before, during and after the sale. See Brian’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay… Read more »

Geoffrey Moore, Gay Palm Springs Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: My Philosophy – I’m a creative person and I love solving problems. I think every problem has an infinite number of solutions. The trick is finding the right solution… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh

A long, narrow neighborhood that curves alongside the Allegheny River north and east of downtown, Lawrenceville is a prime example of how numerous working-class neighborhoods in Rust Belt cities throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states have begun to blossom in recent years. Butler Street, lined with up-and-coming cafes, shops, bars, and restaurants bisects Lawrenceville. Lawrenceville… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Portland’s Alberta Arts District

The leafy, laid-back, and food-and-drink-obsessed city of Portland has one of the more integrated LGBTQ scenes in the country. Numerous neighborhoods around town have decidedly mixed scenes with significantly queer followings, including several across the Willamette River on the East Side. Hawthorne, the Central Eastside Industrial District, Division Street, Burnside & 28th, and the Mississippi… Read more »

David Merrick, Gay Vancouver Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: After 25+ years in the retail industry, I have finally taken the opportunity to do something that I’ve always wanted to do – SELL REAL ESTATE! I grew up… Read more »

Chicago: The Wicker Park Gayborhood

You could definitely make a case that Andersonville, which actually has several lesbian- and gay-owned bars and other businesses, is actually Chicago’s most mixed post-gay neighborhood, and it is an area definitely worth checking out. But Wicker Park has evolved over the past two decades into one of the country’s most eclectic and inviting hipster… Read more »

Robert Boccolucci, Gay Upland Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Having lived and worked in the Inland Empire for over 5 years, I’m very familiar with the market, housing trends and the diverse local cities that make this a… Read more »

Silver Lake: LA’s Original Gayborhood

LA’s original gay neighborhood became more mixed in the late 20th century as the scene migrated to West Hollywood. Still, this hilly, picturesque enclave east of Hollywood, south of beautiful Griffith Park, and northwest of downtown has always had at least a handful of gay bars. But the scene has changed, and the neighborhood has… Read more »

Post-Gayborhood: Mission District, San Francisco

Over the past decade, the gayborhood has morphed into what’s often termed a “post-gay” neighborhood. At many LGBT-owned businesses, you’re apt to bump into plenty of straight folks as well — and vice versa. And it’s a good bet that the formerly explicitly gay neighborhoods will continue to become steadily more diverse — including the… Read more »

John Giardina, Gay Pasadena Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: There is no better place to work, play and own a house than here in Pasadena. It reminds me of an Eastern town, with tree-lined streets, an artistic flavor,… Read more »

Laren Leland, Queer Portland Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Laren Leland feels very grateful to live in Portland, Oregon with her fiancee and two foster children. Her clientele includes folks from a wide variety of backgrounds, sexualties, and… Read more »

Alan Schmitt, Gay San Diego Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I Have over 30 years of Business experience and can help you define and achieve your objectives. I am very familiar with the market and will help you find… Read more »

The Perfect City for Millennials?

Millennials are seen as hyper-modern trendsetters – but when looking for a city to live in, some of their preferences are surprisingly conservative, new research reveals. New research by rentals portal Abodo reveals that the cliché of Generation Y seemingly doesn’t translate into what they’re looking for when moving to a new city. They asked… Read more »

Kim Nwachukwu, Gay Friendly Dallas Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Work with a seasoned pro with over 20 years of negotiating experience that will treat your transaction as if it were her own. I am a Top Producing, Award… Read more »

A New Bubble?

Home values are appreciating faster than experts expected, rising almost 5 percent over the past year, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. There are 3.4 percent fewer homes for sale in the U.S. than there were 12 months ago. Zillow forecasted home values would grow 2 percent from April 2015 to April… Read more »

Is San Diego Too Pricey?

The economy is looking up for many and according to the Case-Shiller index tracking resales of single family homes, this trend is being reflected in home prices. Nationally, prices are up 5 percent in the last 12 months, but in popular San Diego, that number is even higher. At a rise of 6.3 percent our… Read more »

Linda Jain, Lesbian Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent Linda Jain knows the Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors real estate markets inside and out, and knows the importance of great customer service and… Read more »

Matthew Fenicle, Gay Phoenix Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Matthew Fenicle is an Ohio native and moved to Phoenix to enjoy the lifestyle that only Arizona can offer. Bringing with him a strong Midwestern work ethic, Matthew began… Read more »

Did Detroit Gayborhood Ever Exist?

I’m interested in the history of whether or not there was a Detroit gayborhood. The Short Answer After World War II, downtown Detroit was a hub for gay bars. Then, starting in the 1950s, the gay population began following the migration pattern of many Metro Detroiters, heading northward. By the 1970s, there was a community… Read more »

Alex Tooke, Gay Denver Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Why real estate? It’s a question Alex gets asked all the time. “It really just comes down to that we love doing, being able to meet awesome people and… Read more »

Bill Ruegge, Gay Palm Springs Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Diligent, hard working and honest best describe me as a person and an agent. The desert is best known for its architecturally significant homes, night life, shopping, golf and… Read more »

The Strange Is Gone From San Francisco

As I walk into the homey Inner Richmond apartment of Vetiver singer Andy Cabic three days before Christmas, the first thing I notice are the boxes lining the walls — an all too familiar sight in San Francisco these days. When asked about the changes the city has faced over the last five or so… Read more »

DC’s Gayborhood is No More

In 1968, Deacon Maccubbin quit the U.S. Army. He’d been stationed in Virginia with the National Guard while the movement against the Vietnam War reached a fever pitch. The Norfolk native started to feel guilty donning his uniform, knowing young men were dying in droves for an absurd cause. So Maccubbin burned his military papers…. Read more »

Sylvia Burton, Lesbian Kihei, Maui Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Aloha! I have been helping both buyers and sellers with their Maui real estate transactions for over 18 years. I have helped clients sell their homes to move up… Read more »

Doug Dilling, Gay Indianapolis Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Doug Dilling is one of central Indiana’s most dedicated, full-time real estate professionals. He has been assisting buyers and sellers in central Indiana for nearly 20 years and has… Read more »

Brian Lavery, Gay Seattle Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m a Seattle native, and my family has lived on the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle for three generations. I graduated from Washington State University with a Business/Marketing degree,… Read more »

More Tiny Houses for DC?

The popular tiny-house movement may get a big boost in the District this fall when significantly looser restrictions regarding “accessory dwelling units” — the technical name for the trendy residences — go into effect. Under provisions in the city’s new zoning code, from Sept. 6, homeowners will have an easier time getting the necessary approval… Read more »

Michael Bannett, Gay West Hartford Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: With over a decade of experience as a Real Estate Agent(R) I bring an extensive understanding of what is needed to help you navigate the Connecticut real estate transaction… Read more »

Everyone’s Moving to Oregon

A confluence of factors — including low supply, high demand, obstructive regulations and lacking infrastructure — is driving up housing prices in the state, a panel of state economists and housing experts told a legislative committee Tuesday, May 24. “There are too few units given the strong and growing demand,” said Josh Lehner, economist with… Read more »

Debbie Barrera, Lesbian Austin Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Debbie is a fun, friendly, professional Austin Realtor with over 10 years real estate experience. Austin is a Blue dot in a Red State, very LGBT friendly! See Debbie’s… Read more »

Prices Surging for Philly Home Sales

Home values in a highly competitive Philadelphia Real Estate market – newly reclassified by the real estate search engine Zillow as “very hot” – finished the first quarter of 2016 higher than the peak the Philadelphia Real Estate market reached just before the housing bubble burst in 2007. “[This] implies that all of the losses… Read more »

Pat Shannon, Gay Friendly Arlington Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Pat Shannon is an experienced, professional Arlington real estate agent – she cares about her clients on a personal level. While some Arlington real estate agents may see you… Read more »

Rainbow Crosswalks for Austin?

LGBT advocates in America’s third-gayest city have renewed their push to install rainbow-colored crosswalks on a downtown street. Austin Pride wants two rainbow-colored crosswalks on Bettie Naylor Street — named for a pioneering Texas LGBT activist — in the city’s warehouse district, which is home to its largest gay nightclubs. The rainbow crosswalks received initial… Read more »

Why Washington DC is the Best City for Gays

New York? Yawn. San Francisco? It’s been overrun by tech junkies. Chicago? Might as well be Shreveport. The jury is officially in, via my Facebook page, and Washington, D.C., has been declared the best city to be gay. But what makes our nation’s capital the ideal urban fruitopia for the LGBT community? Succinctly, today’s Washington… Read more »

Shelly Long, Lesbian Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Whatever your real estate needs, rest assured they’ll be addressed professionally in a timely manner…with a positive, upbeat attitude. See Shelly’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay… Read more »

Wendy Levy, Lesbian Denver Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I have had a wonderful time helping more than 950 people move and buy and sell Denver real estate…. relocation, 1st time buyers, clients moving up and those who… Read more »

Arlene Jean, Lesbian Joshua Tree Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Arlene (AJ) and her life partner, Kathy are entering their 20th year together and have made Joshua their home for the past 18 years. They have 3 fur kids… Read more »

Is San Francisco Market Slowing Down?

That sound you hear may be some air finally escaping from the inflated San Francisco real estate market. Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area fell by 1.8% year-over-year in March, the first such drop in four years, according to Redfin , a Seattle-based real estate brokerage. “For years, San Francisco has been one… Read more »

US Luxury House Market in a Slump?

The luxury housing market is in a slump, with prices falling 1.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the year-ago period, according to a new report from Redfin. Aside from a positive blip in 2015’s fourth quarter, the market has been slowing since the third quarter of 2014, so the drop is… Read more »

Is San Francisco’s Market Slowing Down?

That sound you hear may be some air finally escaping from the inflated San Francisco real estate market. Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area fell by 1.8% year-over-year in March, the first such drop in four years, according to Redfin , a Seattle-based real estate brokerage. “For years, San Francisco has been one… Read more »

Corey Eubanks, Gay Vancouver, Washington Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m Corey Eubanks, and I’d like to be your painfully honest Real Estate Agent. I work in the Vancouver, Washington region, just north of Portland, oregon – I’m licensed… Read more »

Toni Powell, Gay Friendly Seattle Mover

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Proud Member: GBSA-Greater Seattle Business Association Seattle Chamber of Commerce BBB-accredited; A+ AMSA-American Moving and Storage Association Washington Mover’s Conference Washington Trucker’s Association. Seattle is a city that makes… Read more »

David Morris, Gay Indianapolis Real Estate Agent

David MorrisPeriodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I have lived in Indiana all my life and a resident of Indianapolis for over 25 years. I have been a full time Realtor for 15 yrs working… Read more »

Stephen Sattler, Gay Baltimore Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: If you’re relocating to the Baltimore real estate market from somewhere else, or if you’re a current Baltimore resident and would like to look at other places to live,… Read more »