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The 2016 General Election is only a few short weeks away. There are many issues that impact our industry and or communities. As REALTORS® and engaged citizens we are urged to make sure that on Tuesday, November 8th, we get out and vote.

Combat Higher Real Estate Taxes

Call To Action: Pittsburgh City Council

  • 19 September 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 1945
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While the REALTORS® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh avidly supports affordable housing; the possible proposed funding source could be an additional 1% transfer tax raising the total to 5%.

US Senate passes "Housing Opportunity" Act

Voice of Real Estate heard on Capitol Hill

  • 15 July 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2096
  • 0 Comments
Due to the voices of REALTORS® and consumers across the country, the US Senate unanimously passed the "Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act."

Higher Closing Costs Do Not Make Housing More Affordable

Pittsburgh Realty Transfer Tax May Be Increasing

  • 13 July 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2581
  • 0 Comments
Recently, certain organizations have suggested increasing the City of Pittsburgh’s realty transfer tax by 33%. Higher costs do not make it easier to buy a home and indirectly increases rental rates.

Washington County REALTORS Property Assessment Help

We have been there, done that.

  • 7 July 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2123
  • 0 Comments

What can you expect from the recent Washington County reassessment? What happens down the road?

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