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US black couple settles lawsuit over 'white-washed' home valuation

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A US black couple has settled a lawsuit with a real estate appraiser whom they accused of giving their home a low valuation because of their race.
Published 19 days ago · S F, United States

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US black couple settles 'white-washed' home lawsuit

The couple's house was valued for nearly half a million dollars more when a white friend posed as the owner.

20 days ago·United Kingdom
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Black couple settle lawsuit after ‘white-washed’ home valuation

The defendants will have to watch a documentary about racism in American real estate as part of the settlement

19 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Black couple who say home was given low appraisal because of their race settles discrimination lawsuit

The licensed real estate appraiser, who doesn't have to admit any liability in the case, is mandated to attend training sessions on segregation and agree to not discriminate in the future.

20 days ago·New York, United States
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A Black couple settles lawsuit over a home valuation that rose when a white friend posed as the owner

The home valuation increased substantially when a white friend posed as the homeowner. The suit was settled for an undisclosed amount.

19 days ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Black couple settles lawsuit claiming their home appraisal was lowballed due to bias

Paul Austin and Tenisha Tate-Austin alleged that an appraiser undervalued their home by nearly $500,000. They got a higher appraisal after they removed evidence that a Black family lived in the home.

19 days ago·Washington, United States
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Black Marin County couple settle lawsuit alleging racism in home appraisal

Paul Austin and Tenisha Tate-Austin alleged that the defendants undervalued their house because they are Black.

21 days ago·San Jose, United States
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