Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton is the multimedia content manager at the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®.
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RealSatisfied still No. 1 agent ratings site, according to PAR's standards

RealSatisfied still No. 1 agent ratings site, according to PAR’s standards

Oct 31, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Realtor.com and RateMyAgent tied for second, with 9.5 points each.

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Spooky! Would you live in a haunted house?

Spooky! Would you live in a haunted house?

Oct 30, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

One-third of more than 1,000 consumers said they would live in a haunted house, while 25 percent said they would consider it, according to a recent survey from realtor.com®.

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How did you get started in the real estate business?

How did you get started in the real estate business?

Oct 27, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Nearly 70 percent of Realtors were self-initiative in starting their careers in the business.

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What key words in listings tend to lead to higher selling prices

What key words in listings tend to lead to higher selling prices

Oct 26, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Pane windows overwhelmingly showed up in many listings that sold for more, on average.

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Baby boomers are buying homes, and here's what they're looking for

Baby boomers are buying homes, and here’s what they’re looking for

Oct 24, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Cost of living is the top factor for baby boomers looking to relocate.

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Generation Z: Your next homebuyers

Generation Z: Your next homebuyers

Oct 19, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Eighty-seven percent of Generation Z plan to buy in the next 5 years.

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Realtors® report: Market strong, and will continue upward trend

Realtors® report: Market strong, and will continue upward trend

Oct 18, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Compared to last year, most Realtors® believe that buyer demand is stronger, and that inventory levels are improving. More than 90 percent reported home prices remained stable or rose in the past year in their communities.

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Consumer confidence in housing ties peak set in June

Consumer confidence in housing ties peak set in June

Oct 17, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® tied an all-time high in September, hitting 88.3.

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Porches see increase in popularity

Porches see increase in popularity

Oct 16, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

According to the National Association of Home Builders’ Survey of Construction, 65.1 percent of the 780,000 single-family homes started in 2016 had porches.

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