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Philadelphia Realtor® publishes real estate book

Philadelphia Realtor® publishes real estate book

Oct 2, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

John Salkowski, broker/owner of the King of Prussia-based JRS Realty Group, released his latest book, SOLD! Listing to Closing, last month. 

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RPR’s new Comps Analysis Express allows Realtors® to instantly create CMAs via app

RPR’s new Comps Analysis Express allows Realtors® to instantly create CMAs via app

Sep 28, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

RPR recently launched Comps Analysis Express, a way for agents to create CMA right from the phone or tablet in four steps. 

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Housing costs a 'strain' for most of Generation X, millennials

Housing costs a ‘strain’ for most of Generation X, millennials

Sep 27, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

More than three-quarters of respondents reported that purchasing a home is a good financial decision, while 63 percent said owning a home can help reduce both rental and moving stress and anxiety.

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How student loan debt is impacting homeownership

How student loan debt is impacting homeownership

Sep 26, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Seventy-six percent of adults with student loan debt reported it has delayed their homebuying.

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Pittsburgh Realtor® named finalist for Realtor® Magazine’s 2017 Good Neighbor Awards

Pittsburgh Realtor® named finalist for Realtor® Magazine’s 2017 Good Neighbor Awards

Sep 25, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Pittsburgh Realtor® Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna, III has been named one of 10 finalists for Realtor® Magazine’s 2017 Good Neighbor Awards for his efforts with Howard Hanna Children’s Free Care Fund.

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Craigslist scammers still striking in Pa.

Craigslist scammers still striking in Pa.

Sep 22, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

PAR was recently made aware of residents in the commonwealth being scammed for housing on Craigslist.

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How to protect properties from tenants who may be hoarders

How to protect properties from tenants who may be hoarders

Sep 21, 2017 | Kim Shindle

Property owners and managers can protect their properties from tenants who may be hoarders by following some best practices, according to Jinada Rochelle, assistant director of enforcement, at the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.

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Pa state legislature recognizes Realtor® Safety Month with resolution

Pa state legislature recognizes Realtor® Safety Month with resolution

Sep 20, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Rep. Marcy Toepel introduced the resolution to the House earlier this month, and Sen. Wayne Fontana is expected to introduce it to the Senate this week.

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Homeownership a pillar to the American Dream, study finds

Homeownership a pillar to the American Dream, study finds

Sep 19, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Hearth’s 2017 State of the American Dream report found that all generations believe that homeownership is a key to achieving the American Dream.

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