Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

A court ruling that legalizes same-sex marriages in California may not cure the state's housing slump -- but it could drive more real estate transactions. Wellsford Realty, a full-service real estate company in San Diego, Calif., announced a "Pride Promotion" that offers commission rebates to assist newly married same-sex couples to offset wedding-related expenses. In offering the promotion, the brokerage has teamed with a company that provides wedding-planning services. In order to qualify for the rebate, same-sex couples must purchase a single-family home or condo using the services of a Wellsford Realty agent, and the couple can receive up to 33 percent of their agent's commission amount in the form of a cash rebate. April Sands, a spokeswoman for Wellsford Realty, sa...