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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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®.