Agents hope same-sex marriages will spark real estate sales

California ruling opens door to new marketing opportunities

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.