Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton is the multimedia content manager at the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®.
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Confidence in the home-selling market hits peak

Confidence in the home-selling market hits peak

Jul 13, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index saw a 2.1 percent increase in June, tying the all-time high of 88.3, which was set in February this year.

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Philadelphia named one of the top places to visit in the country

Philadelphia named one of the top places to visit in the country

Jul 12, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Philadelphia was recently named second on the Best Places to Visit in the USA list by U.S. News & World Report.

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More homebuyers making offers before seeing homes in person

More homebuyers making offers before seeing homes in person

Jul 11, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

One-third of Americans who purchased a home in the last year, made an offer without seeing the house first in person.

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Larger homes and lots see decrease in demand

Larger homes and lots see decrease in demand

Jul 7, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

According to the American Institute of Architects Home Design Trends Survey for the first quarter of 2017, homeowners’ interest in larger homes and lots is fading.

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Pennsylvania places nab spots on affordable places to live lists

Pennsylvania places nab spots on affordable places to live lists

Jul 6, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Westmoreland County, Allegheny County and Luzerne County all were named some of the most affordable places to live in the country.

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Keeping pets safe during home renovations

Keeping pets safe during home renovations

Jul 4, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Rob Jackson, co-founder and CEO of Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, said the most important thing homeowners should do is make a plan for their pets.

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Affordable housing needs not being met, according to most

Affordable housing needs not being met, according to most

Jul 3, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

“In many ways, housing is an invisible crisis. There are still too many families without access to safe, secure and affordable housing,” said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International.

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Young renters aren't saving enough for homebuying

Young renters aren’t saving enough for homebuying

Jun 29, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Sixty-eight percent reported they have less than $1,000 saved for a down payment, while 44 percent have nothing saved.

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Build a better listing presentation package

Build a better listing presentation package

Jun 28, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Creating the ultimate listing package requires tenacity, creativity and insight. RPR is here to help.

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