Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton is the multimedia content manager at the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®.
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Millennials should head to Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, according to report

Millennials should head to Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, according to report

Jun 27, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Pittsburgh landed in second overall, followed by Harrisburg in 14th.

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Clients overwhelmed with DIY projects? Try these tips

Clients overwhelmed with DIY projects? Try these tips

Jun 26, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

“Prioritization is key,” said Kaitlin Krull of Modernize.com. “You will never get everything done before the season changes, so concentrate on the spaces in your home that see the largest amount of traffic over the summer months.”

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Homebuying may lead to relationship strife

Homebuying may lead to relationship strife

Jun 23, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

More than half of millennial and Gen X couples reported disagreeing when purchasing a home with their significant other.

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Home prices rise month-to-month

Home prices rise month-to-month

Jun 21, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Home prices continue to rise, increasing 6.9 percent year over year, and 1.6 percent month over month in April 2017.

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Housing affordability a struggle for most African Americans and Hispanics

Housing affordability a struggle for most African Americans and Hispanics

Jun 20, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Hispanic and African Americans in the middle class are struggling to afford housing.

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Americans generally have positive attitudes about the housing market, homebuying

Americans generally have positive attitudes about the housing market, homebuying

Jun 12, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

More than half of respondents believed that purchasing a home in their zip code is either a very or somewhat good investment

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Are you confused about health insurance?

Are you confused about health insurance?

Jun 7, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Much like Realtors®, insurance agents are licensed specialists in their industry who wish to help others navigate a confusing, jargon-heavy market. Instead of knowing the ins and outs of homes and neighborhoods, health insurance agents are familiar with the plans and insurers in your area that offer the protection you need, as well as the extras you want.

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Homebuilders' confidence continues on upward trend

Homebuilders’ confidence continues on upward trend

Jun 5, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Builder confidence for newly-built, single-family homes hit 70 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, making it the second-highest in recovery from the financial crisis.

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Won't you be my neighbor? Homebuyers prioritizing friendly neighborhoods

Won’t you be my neighbor? Homebuyers prioritizing friendly neighborhoods

May 31, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Friendly neighbors are more important than financial concerns, according to both current and future homeowners.

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