LOCAL GOVERNMENT NEWS

Relief for Plum Boro Victims

https://realtorspgh.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/plumbororelief.mp4 On Tuesday, October 24, 2023, the Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh leadership and staff met with families who were impacted by the events of the tragic Plum Borough explosions on August 13, 2023. RAMP, in conjunction with the National ...
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Jarrett Recognized by PAR

Jim Jarrett of Pittsburgh was recently presented the Realtor® Active in Politics award by the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® in Harrisburg. The award recognizes a Realtors®’ significant political involvement to advance PAR’s legislative and homeownership agenda. Jarrett is a real ...
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FYI: Common Level Ratio & Assessed Value

Due to recent changes we wanted to highlight how to calculate assessed value for property taxes.    In Allegheny County the last full assessment of property value for taxes was completed in 2012. In order to create the taxable value ...
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Another Legislative Win For REALTORS

Inventory has been an issue in the Real Estate market for a while. Although this is a small step, legislation sponsored by State Senator Wayne Fontana and strongly supported by RAMP and PAR was signed into law. Act 4 of ...
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STEB Confirms Lower CLR

On May 17, 2023, the State Tax Equalization Board (STEB) affirmed a Common Level Ratio (CLR) for 2022 at 63.5% in Allegheny County. This lower percentage will benefit all real estate buyers that had been subjected to a municipal or ...
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Tax Appeal Workshop Recap

RAMP held a Allegheny County Property Tax Appeal Workshop on Sunday, March 12th at the Rivers Casino. The workshop was open to REALTORS®, as well as, the public. Our featured speakers, Barbara Stern, Attorney John Silvestri and appraiser Alison Smeltzer, ...
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