Feb 17, 2017 | Kathleen McQuilkin, CRS, CRP, CSP, GRI, SRES
PAR President-elect Todd Umbenhauer, PAR’s new CEO Mike McGee, PAR Public Policy staff members Derenda Updegrave and Elizabeth Hensil and I met with our congressional lawmakers to discuss some of the National Association of Realtors® federal legislative priorities this year.
Dec 29, 2016 | Kim Shindle
Denying use and occupancy certificates due to point of sale inspection issues is prohibited in Act 133 of 2016, which takes effect Jan. 2, 2017. The act amends the Municipal Code and Ordinance Compliance Act (MCOCA), originally enacted as Act 99 of 2000, which will change how some municipalities issue U&O certificates.
Nov 11, 2016 | Todd Polinchock
We’re back from a great set of National Association of Realtors® meetings in Orlando and I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on Realtor® federal legislative priorities in the new year.
Nov 7, 2016 | Todd Polinchock
In the Pennsylvania Senate and House, there are 228 seats up for election this year. These lawmakers make decisions on many issues affecting homeownership, private property rights and taxes. It’s important to be part of the process and vote.
Sep 27, 2016 | Kathleen McQuilkin, CRS, CRP, CSP, GRI, SRES
Pennsylvania recently launched “2Vote,” a new feature that will allow anyone that texts “PA” to “2Vote” (28683) to access their voter registration status or an application to register.
Sep 22, 2016 | Kim Shindle
The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® provided testimony in support of House Bill 1421 (Helm, R-Dauphin), which would license home inspectors, at a House Professional Licensure Committee meeting in the Capitol yesterday.
Sep 16, 2016 | Kim Shindle
PAR presented testimony before a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in support of Senate Bill 289, which addresses sewer maintenance issue for municipalities, in Montgomery County yesterday.