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Real Estate Agents and Neighborhood Inequalities

Max Besbris

in Upsold: Real Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226721231
eISBN:
9780226721408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721408.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers how agents’ work in shaping the preferences of their clients has broader consequences for the geography of opportunity in cities. The chapter utilizes observations from real ... More


Upsold: Real Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality

Max Besbris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226721231
eISBN:
9780226721408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is the first multi-level analysis of real estate agents and their effects. Drawing on ethnographic, interview, and administrative data, it promises three main contributions. First, it ... More


Appraising Value

Elizabeth Korver-Glenn

in Race Brokers: Housing Markets and Segregation in 21st Century Urban America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190063863
eISBN:
9780190063900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063863.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyzes how appraisers assess home value. It demonstrates that despite surface changes to appraisal requirements, the logic and methods guiding contemporary appraisers’ work reflected ... More


Race Brokers: Housing Markets and Segregation in 21st Century Urban America

Elizabeth Korver-Glenn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190063863
eISBN:
9780190063900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book examines how housing market professionals—including housing developers, real estate agents, mortgage lenders, and appraisers—construct twenty-first-century urban housing markets in ways ... More


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