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NAR Applauds Latest White House Initiatives to Combat Housing Discrimination Share


WASHINGTON (JUNE 1, 2021) – National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement today as President Joe Biden travels to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre and unveil… Read more

A FEW TIPS & TIDBITS


It’s not unusual for an agreement of sale to go under multiple modifications before settlement.  Perhaps an inspection results in a financial concession followed by an another price modification after discovery of additional problems.  Putting the modifications… Read more

Buyers Feeling Frustrated With the Lack of Inventory? Keep Them Motivated With These Tips


By: Kelly Leighton on May 26th, 2021 in Industry News Are your buyers feeling the brunt of the lack of inventory on the housing market? They finally find a house they like and they are outbid. Or they can’t even get in for… Read more

New Mask Guidance a Real Shot in the Arm


By: Hank Lerner, Esq. on May 14th, 2021 in Industry News On Thursday, May 13, the Centers for Disease Control issued new public health guidance for fully vaccinated people. The key takeaway is that “fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a… Read more

AN IMPORTANT WARNING FROM OUR MLS COMMITTEE CHAIR- SCAM ALERT


The Craigslist scams that plagued our industry after the 2008 crash never truly vanished. Recently however they appear to be bolder and more abundant than ever. The unprecedented pent-up demand for housing accompanied by the despair many… Read more

5 Benefits of YouTube for Real Estate


Did you know that YouTube is the second largest search engine on the planet? It is only slightly less popular than Google, who happens to own YouTube. This is a platform that unfortunately not all real estate… Read more

The Intent is Clear


This (the title of this article) is what an agent told me when I was nitpicking a special clause he inserted in an agreement of sale. My clients were sellers who had not listed their property (yes….FSBOs).… Read more

State and Federal Tax Filing Changes Announced


By: Kim Shindle on March 22nd, 2021 in Industry News Federal and state income tax filing due dates were both extended last week but these extensions do not apply to the estimated tax payments that are due on April 15, 2021. The… Read more

Code Violation or Petty Annoyance?


By: Brougher, Desiree on March 19th, 2021 in Professional Standards  |  Standard Forms   The Code of Ethics sets certain expectations for behavior of Realtor® members, but it does not set rules for every interaction. There are many petty annoyances that are not the… Read more

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Rolls Out Across Pennsylvania Counties


By: Sherri Martin on March 11th, 2021 in Industry News The Emergency Rental Assistance program was launched by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services this week. Funding for ERAP was provided by the second federal stimulus bill approved by Congress in late December. The purpose of… Read more