Sacramento home seller decrees: No sale to a Trump supporter

Sacramento home seller decrees: No sale to a Trump supporter
No-Trump zone. (Image: Screen grab of realtor video via CBS 13)

[Ed. – Doesn’t even matter if it’s legal. The real question would be how to enforce the ban. Not that it looks to me like anyone with taste would want this house anyway, except as a tear-down.  It’s so Seventies you can hear “Welcome Back, Kotter” playing in the background.]

The homeowner has a political preference in mind for the next owner of her house, which has been in her family for decades. …

“I told her [the realtor] that I didn’t want her to sell it to a Trump supporter,” said the woman.

She wants a sale contingent upon how someone votes, but is that legal?

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Attorney Allen Sawyer doesn’t believe so. …

But that doesn’t prevent a seller from discussing this kind of request during a sale.

“We can ask somebody how they voted, but they don’t have to tell us,” said realtor Elizabeth Weintraub.

She says the “no Trump supporter” request is a first for her.

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