4 Strategies From a Fair Housing Trainer
Follow these guidelines for improving fair housing compliance.
Bonnie Sparks, CRB, CRS®, owner of Bonnie Sparks Seminars, provides training and education for real estate managers and sales associates. She offers these tips on improving fair housing compliance:
- Hire a diverse workforce so all potential clients and customers feel comfortable when they visit your office.
- Provide adequate training for sales associates, making sure they understand fair housing guidelines so they don't unintentionally discriminate against a protected class.
- Have an in-house fair housing specialist review and edit ads and marketing materials.
- Offer diversity training to sensitize salespeople to the customs and attitudes of different cultures. Check out NAR's At Home With Diversity program for training resources.
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