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4 Things First-Time Homebuyers Should Know About Filing Taxes in 2023

Rent Pricing & wages

More than 40% of Renters Spending Significant Percentage of Wages on Rent

 

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Transformation

Pittsburgh Area High School Transformed Into Apartments

 

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8% of Mortgaged Homes Purchased in 2022 Considered Underwater

8% of Mortgaged Homes Purchased in 2022 Considered Underwater

 

by Kelly Leighton on 

 

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Commercial Market Forecast 2023

Commercial Real Estate Forecast for 2023

 

by Kim Shindle on 

 

Commercial...

Realtor Ring Day

Realtors® Volunteer for Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

 

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Consider Building a Wine Cellar

Whether you enjoy an occasional glass of wine or consider yourself a connoisseur, you know the importance of storing your wine properly. Wine is perishable after all, so unless you buy wine only when you plan on drinking it, you need a good place to keep your bottles until you’re ready for them. Some people use small wine fridges or similar devices, but if you fancy a nice collection of wine then you might be thinking of installing a wine cellar instead.

Wine cellars were once considered something of a status symbol, but they’ve become much more common over the years as quality wines have become more accessible. Some people even install them because they’ve gotten into winemaking as a hobby and want somewhere safe to store their creations. Whatever the reason is that you’re considering a wine cellar, here are a few things...

Out-of State

Out-of-State Moving Tips and Insights for Future Pennsylvanians

Out-of-state moves are a massive undertaking, but that doesn’t mean you can’t nail it. Here are some out-of-state moving tips and insights if you’re planning on moving to Pennsylvania.

Fast Facts

The average home value in Pennsylvania is about $260,000, making the state less expensive than many others. Rents are also pretty reasonable, coming in between $699 and $1,595 on average, depending on the property size and location.

The average electricity bill in Pennsylvania is $114.90 per month. Water costs typically run a bit less.

While the overall cost of living in Pennsylvania is below the national average, grocery prices are a bit higher. A family of four typically spends about $9,903 annually on food.

In Pennsylvania, single adults spend around $2,451 per year on medical costs. For a family of four, something closer to $7,551 is typical.

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Bathrooms of Wonder: How to Transform Your Powder Room

Bathrooms of Wonder: How to Transform Your Powder Room

Once, it was the room that no one would show in movies or even mention in polite company—but these days, a fabulous bathroom is a prime home feature, and for many proud owners, the subject of major bragging rights. They’re luxurious! They’re high-tech and functional! They’re beautiful! Plus—and here’s the...

Rookie of the Year

Rookie of the Year honors went to Josh Houston of Clear Choice Enterprises.

Megan Rummel, president of the association, said Houston, a Slippery Rock University graduate, has recorded more than $1 million in sales in the single year he has been a Realtor.

“He’s not afraid of a challenge and he’s eager to learn,” Rummel said.

Houston called the Rookie of the Year award “unexpected.”

“My first year in real estate has been a ton of fun,” he said. “I left what I thought was my dream job to move to...