Are millennials finally ready to buy?

Are millennials finally ready to buy?

Apr 13, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

More than 80 percent of millennials who aren’t homeowners plan to buy in the next 5 years.

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Lack of inventory making sellers hesitant to list, agents report

Lack of inventory making sellers hesitant to list, agents report

Apr 12, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Nearly two-thirds of real estate agents in a recent survey reported that the largest challenge facing their sellers today is the lack of inventory on the market, as they are afraid to list in case they won’t be able to find another home to buy.

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How improvements add to a home's basis

How improvements add to a home’s basis

Apr 11, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

“What many people fail to realize,” said tax expert Sandy Botkin, “is that a lot of things increase basis when you’re in the home.”

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Hispanic households accounted for 75 percent of net growth in homeownership last year

Hispanic households accounted for 75 percent of net growth in homeownership last year

Apr 10, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

According to the 2016 State of Hispanic Homeownership Report, last year, more than 7 million Hispanic households were homeowners, an increase of 209,000 from 2015, and representing 74.9 percent of net growth of homeownership.

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Take time to register to vote

Take time to register to vote

Apr 7, 2017 | Kathleen McQuilkin, CRS, CRP, CSP, GRI, SRES

The deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania’s primary election is just a few weeks away. To be eligible to vote in the primary election next month, you must be registered to vote by April 17.

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Secretary outlines state budget process

Secretary outlines state budget process

Apr 6, 2017 | Kim Shindle

Budget Secretary Randy Albright and Sen. Pat Browne addressed Realtors® at PAR’s Day on the Hill this week in Harrisburg.

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Realtors® advocate at the state capital

Realtors® advocate at the state capital

Apr 5, 2017 | Kathleen McQuilkin, CRS, CRP, CSP, GRI, SRES

More than 100 Pennsylvania Realtors® met with 40 state legislators during PAR’s Day on the Hill in Harrisburg yesterday.

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Commercial Realtors® reporting more businesses opening in their areas

Commercial Realtors® reporting more businesses opening in their areas

Apr 4, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

More than half of commercial Realtors® reported that more businesses opened in their area in the past month, according to NAR’s Business Creation Index for March.

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New home sales continue to increase in 2017

New home sales continue to increase in 2017

Apr 3, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Newly-built single-family home sales increased 6.1 percent in February, a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units.

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