Same-sex couples eye real estate benefits

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The city of San Francisco this weekend issued marriage licenses to hundreds of gay and lesbian couples. Commentators, pundits, moralists, ethicists and everyday folks may hold their own opinions about the private lives of these same-sex couples, but whether they should be allowed to marry is a matter of public policy, and it’s just as much about financial and legal matters as it is about love, sex and family.