Marketing & Statistics

Marketing & Statistics

Governor Wolf Announces Statewide Planning Project to Boost Pennsylvania’s Solar Energy Development Begins in...

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that a statewide planning project led by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will equip Pennsylvania to produce more solar energy and increase solar-generated in-state electricity sales to at least 10 percent by 2030. The project, called “Finding Pennsylvania’s Solar Future,” was selected for a $550,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

New Research Shows Too Many in Pittsburgh Paying Too Much of their Income in...

The Building Inclusive Communities Work Group, made up of organizations who love Pittsburgh and value its history and diversity, joined the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania today for the release of “Building Inclusive Communities: A Review of Local Conditions, Legal Authority and Best Practices for Pittsburgh.”

FHLBank Pittsburgh Announces First Quarter Financial Results

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) today announced unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2015. The Bank recorded net income of $71.1 million, and the Board of Directors declared dividends of 5.0 percent annualized on activity stock and 3.0 percent annualized on membership stock. Dividends are payable to the Bank’s stockholders on April 30, 2015

Housing Market Sees Growth in First Quarter

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, according to a report published by the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® (PAR).

PAR board approves new strategic plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® (PAR) will be functioning under a new two-year Strategic Plan following its board of directors meeting yesterday in Harrisburg.

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD BROKERS 111,000-SQ.-FT. INDUSTRIAL LEASE

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA - August 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. has brokered a long-term, 111,000-square-foot industrial lease to MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. at 1499 Zeager Road in Elizabethtown. The company will relocate its regional distribution operation to the 280,000-square-foot warehouse facility from Harrisburg, Pa

TWO NEW RETAILERS OPEN AT TILGHMAN SQUARE SHOPPING CENTER IN SOUTH WHITEHALL, PA

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. - March 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tilghman Square, the neighborhood shopping center located at the intersection of West Tilghman Street & Broadway in South Whitehall, PA, has welcomed two new retail tenants

Pennsylvanians reminded of helpful services to help them achieve homeownership

HARRISBURG, PA - June 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- June is National Homeownership Month, making it the perfect time to remind Pennsylvanians about the terrific resources available from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency if they are considering a home purchase.

2009 Homegrown PA Award Winners

Glenside, PA - August 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is proud to announce the recipients of the 2009 Homegrown PA Awards, which recognize exceptional efforts and leadership in working for a home within reach of all Pennsylvanians. This year’s slate of nominees was particularly competitive, with over thirty worthy candidates.

PA REALTORSВ® Laud Gov. Rendell and PHFA for Creating Initiative to Benefit Homebuyers

HARRISBURG, PA - June 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® (PAR) today commended Gov. Edward G. Rendell’s plan to award a portion of the $380 million in federal economic recovery funds to assist Pennsylvania homebuyers.

PA Median Home Sale Prices Remain Steady But Sales Are Down

HARRISBURG, PA - January 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The median home sale price is holding steady but sales are down in Pennsylvania, according to the latest statistics from the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® (PAR)

All Real Estate Is Local: PA Median Home Sale Prices Remain Steady

HARRISBURG, PA (May 28, 2008) – Pennsylvania homeowners can rest easy as recent housing statistics report that median home sale prices remain stable at...

GRI 403 – Managing Risk in Real Estate – Harrisburg

A career in real estate is demanding and filled with many risks. The successful agent needs to identify the basic causes of risk, and...

Real Estate Investment and Property Management – GRI 502 Jan. 22, 2008 – State...

Investment opportunities can create additional wealth for you and your clients. Become familiar with the nature of real estate as an investment, and explore...

PA Market Keeps Steady As Other Markets Struggle

“It’s a Return to Basics When it Comes to Consumers Purchasing Homes,” says PAR Economist Dr. Austin Jaffe HARRISBURG, Pa. - Jan. 04, 2008 - The...

New Book for Buyers and Sellers in Bucks County

Martin Millner has written a book designed to answer questions and provide information on buying and selling local real estate. This book is an...

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site, pha.phila.gov.

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

HUD CHARGES PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATION AFTER POSTING ONLINE ANTI-FAMILY CLASSIFIED...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners and operators of two apartment buildings in Altoona, Pennsylvania with violating the Fair Housing Act by posting online classified ads that discriminate against families with children.