How much does family assistance impact homebuyers?

How much does family assistance impact homebuyers?

May 20, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

The study found that a transfer of at least $5,000 from a parent to a child over a two-year time span increased the chances of a child purchasing a home, regardless of what the money was for (i.e. education).

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Pennsylvania Realtor® launches service to deposit earnest money electronically

Pennsylvania Realtor® launches service to deposit earnest money electronically

May 19, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

Pennsylvania Realtor® Chris Beadling recently launched Sqaak, a service that allows real estate professionals to invite their buyers to make the earnest money deposit electronically, just like they would pay any other bill.

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Young buyers see value of homeownership; tired of renting

Young buyers see value of homeownership; tired of renting

May 18, 2016 | Todd Polinchock

PAR’s newest Welcome Home survey shows that a third of Pennsylvania homebuyers bought their homes predominantly because they wanted to buy a home, not because they had to look for a home.

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Are student loans impacting homeownership?

Are student loans impacting homeownership?

May 17, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

According to a new report, despite the widespread belief that student loans are causing people not to purchase a home, that isn’t the case.

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PA recognized for RPAC fundraising at NAR Legislative Meetings

PA recognized for RPAC fundraising at NAR Legislative Meetings

May 16, 2016 | Kim Shindle

The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® received the NAR Triple Crown Award in recognition of exceeding its Realtor® Political Action Committee (RPAC) fundraising goals in 2015 last week at NAR’s Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C.

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Realtors® meet with Pennsylvania senators in Washington, D.C.

Realtors® meet with Pennsylvania senators in Washington, D.C.

May 13, 2016 | Todd Polinchock

Fifty Pennsylvania Realtors® met with our two senators yesterday at the Capitol Visitor Center while attending NAR’s Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C. We asked the senators to speak about national issues facing the real estate industry.

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