Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton is the multimedia content manager at the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®.
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Home prices up in 87 percent of metros

Home prices up in 87 percent of metros

Aug 23, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

The median home price also rose, hitting a new peak, increasing 6.2 percent year-to-year to $255,600, up from $240,700, in the second quarter of 2017.

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Digital media marketing: What are agents doing?

Digital media marketing: What are agents doing?

Aug 22, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Ninety-four percent of agents listed Facebook as the most effective social media platform, and 57 percent said LinkedIn.

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Recent and would-be buyers report: What is motivating them?

Recent and would-be buyers report: What is motivating them?

Aug 21, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Eighty-three percent of recent buyers reported feeling happy with their experience homebuying, while 44 percent they were happy with their experience thus far. 

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How do grocery stores impact a home's value?

How do grocery stores impact a home’s value?

Aug 18, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

According to a recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions, homeowners near a Trader Joe’s saw the most home price appreciation.

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Clients going green? Here are one expert's tips

Clients going green? Here are one expert’s tips

Aug 17, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Ply Gem Windows’ Mark Montgomery said the best green feature a homeowner can install are energy-efficient windows, as they have the most benefits, and lower costs.

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Time with clients, marketing and referrals still key when choosing an agent

Time with clients, marketing and referrals still key when choosing an agent

Aug 16, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

While spending time with clients, along with superb marketing skills, generally leads to happy customers, referrals and recommendations are still important.

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Home prices rise again as inventory hits new 30-year low

Home prices rise again as inventory hits new 30-year low

Aug 15, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Yet again, home prices rose year-over-year, and month-over-month in June

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Is homeownership on the rebound?

Is homeownership on the rebound?

Aug 14, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

For the second quarter of 2017, homeownership saw an increase year-to-year, rising from 62.9 percent to 63.7 percent.

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Millennial men more poised for homeownership, but women aren't far behind

Millennial men more poised for homeownership, but women aren’t far behind

Aug 11, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Despite men having the lead in homeownership and salaries, along with less debt, women’s higher credit scores and dedication to savings and increasing income may have them catching up to their male peers sooner rather than later.

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