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Home Appraisal Discrimination

Same house, different images: Displaying photos of a White family increased an appraisal by $500,000

A White family stands with a sold sign. Source: Getty Images

Homeownership is often considered one of the pillars of American society when it comes to building wealth. Homes perform better than stocks and bonds and hedge against inflation. A 2014 Forbes article said owning is cheaper than renting, and both…

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