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Thu Jun 25, 2020, 06:41 PM

Houston Association of Realtors no longer using 'master' to describe bedrooms and bathrooms

The Houston Association of Realtors has stopped using the word "master" to describe bedrooms or bathrooms, a change prompted by a group of real estate agents that requested a review of the term.

The association agreed to update the phrase to "primary bedroom" and "primary bath." It implemented the changes in its Multiple Listing Service and on har.com June 15.

"This topic is currently being debated across the real estate industry, and the national standards organization for MLSs will be considering a similar change that could make 'primary' the new standard nationally," according to a statement from HAR.

Tiffany Curry, a Houston real estate broker who recently became the first African-American owner of a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise, supports the change.

Read more: https://www.beaumontenterprise.com/business/real-estate/article/HAR-no-longer-using-master-to-describe-a-15360782.php

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