Posts Tagged: doma

Will the End of DOMA Start a Real Estate Boom?

The Supreme Court’s Defense of Marriage Act decision is going to change real estate and mortgage lending. More people are going to come into the marketplace as buyers and borrowers, and that will be good for everyone. The point is very simple: For generations an unknown number of people have not entered the real estate… Read more »

Real Estate & Tax Benefits Post DOMA

On June 26th, 2013, the Supreme Court finally scrapped the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA); the law signed by President Clinton in 1996 that consequently denied same-sex couples 1,138 federal privileges and programs that were available to opposite-sex couples. During a historic 5-4 decision the Supreme Court struck down this law that cost many LGBT… Read more »