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June Sales Price in the Lehigh Valley Soars Past Record with Median Price at $361,100 Image

June Sales Price in the Lehigh Valley Soars Past Record with Median Price at $361,100

The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® (GLVR) reported June data showed higher mortgage rates and rising sales prices hindered market activity during what has traditionally been one of the busiest months of the year. GLVR Members: Click HERE to view the full Market…
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GLVR Appoints Asher Schiavone as Government Affairs Director

The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® appointed Asher Schiavone as the Director of Government Affairs on July 8, 2024. Schiavone is responsible for representing the Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® before legislators. His tasks include developing and executing annual plans for the…

How Do Pets Affect Homebuying and Selling?

Are you buying or selling a home but unsure how your pet fits into the process? You may not be the only one. Nearly 70 percent of American households are home to at least one pet, and whether they’re furry,…
May Data: Lehigh Valley Home Sales Increase for Second Straight Month Image

May Data: Lehigh Valley Home Sales Increase for Second Straight Month

The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® (GLVR) reported May data showed promising trends and growth, demonstrating the ongoing demand for homes in the region and more confidence in the state of the market and mortgage rates. GLVR Members: Click HERE to view the…

How to Increase Curb Appeal This Summer

Are you selling your home? Consider how it looks from the outside. Your home’s exterior is the first thing potential buyers will see, and increasing your curb appeal helps leave buyers with a favorable first impression. “Curb appeal can make…
Lehigh Valley REALTORS® Raise $6,330 for Perfect Fit, Peaceful Knights Image

Lehigh Valley REALTORS® Raise $6,330 for Perfect Fit, Peaceful Knights

Members and affiliates of the Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® (GLVR) raised $6,330 during a 100 REALTORS® Who Care event on April 24, 2024. The money was donated to Perfect Fit ($3,065) and Peaceful Knights ($3,265). The check presentations were held…
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Lehigh Valley Home Sales Increase for First Time in Two Years

The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® (GLVR) reported April data showed warmer temperatures helping bring some sellers back to the market, providing additional options to home shoppers during the spring buying season. GLVR Members: Click HERE to view the full Market Update report…

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Home Prices Increased in First Quarter of 2024

Home prices in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton metropolitan area rose in the first quarter of 2024 as the 30-year fixed mortgage rate ranged from 6.60% to 6.94%, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ (NAR) latest quarterly report. Compared to one year…

Matt’s Advocacy Corner: Q1 2024 Actions and Wins

By Matthew Marks, Government Affairs Director, Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® A comprehensive round-up of government affairs and advocacy issues impacting the real estate landscape at the local, state, and national levels. In this edition, we dive into the Q1 2024…
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Homes in March Sold, On Average, for $335,000 — a Tie for Highest Recorded in the Lehigh Valley 

The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® (GLVR) reported March data showed homes selling quickly and at above asking price as the spring real estate market officially kicked off. GLVR Members: Click HERE to view the full Market Update report for March 2024. “A…