LOCAL GOVERNMENT NEWS

R-PAC Fundraiser: Drag Queen Bingo

It's Back! After a pandemic-forced absence, we are bringing back a popular fundraiser for R-PAC, Drag Queen Bingo. Enjoy the fun of bingo with the excitement of drag queens dancing to popular songs between games. When we hosted this event ...
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Community Meetings on Property Assessments and Owners’ Rights

Allegheny County Controller Corey O’Connor announced dates and locations for a series of information sessions on property owners’ rights in the County’s property assessment and appeals process. O’Connor is partnering with Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG), a coalition of local ...
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Advocacy Victory: 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges

Pennsylvania Realtors® scored a huge advocacy win this week. The Pennsylvania General Assembly approved legislation that will finally recognize 1031 like-kind exchanges in the commonwealth and provide the tax deferral benefit. House Bill 1342’s language that will codify the tax ...
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Victory for Allegheny County Homebuyers

As you may be aware by recent news reports, consumers that had recently purchased homes filed suit against Allegheny County relative to real estate tax assessment appeals. The consumer plaintiffs, with support from RAMP, were successful in entering into a ...
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RPAC? What does it do for me?

We are frequently asked why we request that our members contribute to RPAC, the REALTORS® Political Action Committee. We often hear, “what does it do for me?” RPAC supports candidates that support real estate, (we don’t care if they’re R’s ...
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RAMP Joins Lawsuit

Earlier this week, the REALTORS Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh joined a lawsuit against Allegheny County. You may read more about the case in an article published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
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