89% of LGBT homeowners firmly believe that home ownership is a good investment, and 75% of non-homeowners feel the same.
82% of LGBT millennials are concerned about rising rents, and 59% plan to have children in the future, making the motivation for homeownership stronger.
The LGBTs surveyed believe a Supreme Court ruling for marriage equality would make them feel more fiscally protected and confident (81%), which are key drivers in a strong real estate market.
LGBTs were most concerned about living in a neighborhood with low crime (80% very important), living in a state with an LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance (75% very important), and living in a progressive community (70% very important).
73% of LGBTs are strongly concerned about some aspect of housing discrimination, either in purchasing a home or renting. The concern includes discrimination by real estate agents, home sellers, landlords and neighbors.