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Call For Action from NAR and PAR benefits consumers and industry

A better system for condo purchases and a clear definition of "unfit for habitation"

  • 29 June 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2004

Recently our National Association of REALTORS launched a "Call For Action" to "Tell the Senate to Get to Work for Future Homebuyers." 

Also, the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS is advocating for members and consumers to contact their State Senators to pass the amended House Bill 1437 to provide more guidance to local code enforcement officials.

Welcome our new Government Affairs Director

Matthew Vermeire brings political experience

  • 28 June 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2228

RAMP President Reed Pirain is pleased to announce that Matthew Vermeire has been hired to be the new Director of Government Affairs.  Mr. Vermeire's duties include working with government officials and candidates throughout our region, fundraising for R-PAC, and keeping our members informed about the issues that affect their industry.

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Application Deadline Extended

Deadline is extended to December 31.

  • 22 June 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2219
Eligible Pennsylvania residents may have a portion of their rent or property taxes rebated.

NAR Issues Call-For-Action - HR3700

Tell the Senate to get to work for future homebuyers

  • 15 June 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2276

H.R. 3700 was passed by the U.S. House 427-0. Despite passing with NO OBJECTIONS, the U.S. Senate has not acted on H.R. 3700.

This legislation provides significant benefits to taxpayers, homebuyers and the real estate market.

RAMP represented at State meetings

  • 1 June 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2140
This past week more than ten members of RAMP represented you at the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® Spring Business Meetings.
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