How often do clients ask you about whether a property is located in a good school district? Fair housing laws prohibit you from steering clients, whether toward a particular area or away from that area, based upon the buyer’s race, color, religion, gender, disability, familial status, or national origin. That means you likely avoid giving opinions on school districts, because a comment could be construed as influencing clients’ housing choice based on demographic information.
So, although you may not be able to give your clients a direct answer to their question, there are resources you can share so buyers can make an informed decision without your input. Share this consumer handout from Texas REALTOR® magazine that explains how buyers can do their own research into schools