Kim Shindle

Kim Shindle

Kim Shindle is the Manager of Media Relations at the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®. Follow Kim on Twitter.
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Report reveals decline in African-American homeownership

Report reveals decline in African-American homeownership

Jul 8, 2015 | Kim Shindle

African-American homeowners were disproportionately affected by subprime lending and as a result, African Americans lost 53 percent of their wealth. That’s according to the State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) report prepared for the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB).

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New survey shows LGBT buyers' and sellers' trends

New survey shows LGBT buyers’ and sellers’ trends

Jun 2, 2015 | Kim Shindle

Eighty-one percent of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community believes that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality will make the community feel more fiscally protected and confident, according to the 2015 LGBT Home Buyer and Seller Survey.

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Property Brothers woo Realtor® audience in Bethlehem

Property Brothers woo Realtor® audience in Bethlehem

May 29, 2015 | Kim Shindle

Drew and Jonathan Scott, the Property Brothers, were the highlighted speakers for the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors® Signature Series in Bethlehem this week.

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Realtor.com® begins airing edgy national ad campaign

Realtor.com® begins airing edgy national ad campaign

May 18, 2015 | Kim Shindle

The TV ads debut today and will run across major broadcast networks and cable channels, including CBS, HGTV, Bravo, TBS, Comedy Central and Spike, among others.

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Pennsylvania Realtors® recognized for RPAC investments

Pennsylvania Realtors® recognized for RPAC investments

May 13, 2015 | Kim Shindle

Four members of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® (PAR) were inducted into the National Realtors® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Hall of Fame yesterday at the National Association of Realtors® Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C.

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National economist highlights housing market trends

National economist highlights housing market trends

May 8, 2015 | Kim Shindle

“We’ve seen credit is getting easier to obtain and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) lowering the annual mortgage insurance premiums on home loans has also made things easier for homebuyers,” according to Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, a former senior economist with the National Association of Home Builders.

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Housing market shows healthy activity with sales up

Housing market shows healthy activity with sales up

Apr 13, 2015 | Kim Shindle

The Pennsylvania housing market saw a nearly 11 percent jump in closed sales in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same quarter in 2014.

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Chief lobbyist outlines NAR legislative priorities

Chief lobbyist outlines NAR legislative priorities

Mar 11, 2015 | Kim Shindle

The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has several federal issues that it’s currently working on and some that are in a holding pattern until legislation is introduced, according to NAR Deputy Chief Lobbyist Jamie Gregory, who addressed the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® during the annual Public Policy and Political Affairs Seminar this week in Harrisburg.

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PA real estate firms in business longer than national average

PA real estate firms in business longer than national average

Jan 20, 2015 | Kim Shindle

Real estate firms tend to have more staying power in Pennsylvania compared to national averages, according to a recent survey conducted for the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®.

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