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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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Congratulations and Thank you

RAMP helps deter unreasonable fees on renters, property owner’s and additional regulations of real estate practitioners! by John Petrack, Executive Vice President of the REALTORS® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh The association, YOUR association, mounted a multi-year legal challenge to protect ...
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