Kelly Leighton

Multimedia Content Manager
Kelly Leighton

Kelly Leighton is the multimedia content manager for PAR. In her role, Kelly is responsible for curating content for PAR JustListed, as well as producing most of PAR’s newsletters, along with other communications efforts.

Kelly received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Susquehanna University, and her master’s degree in public administration from Penn State University. In her free time, she enjoys running marathons.

Latest Content by Kelly

Staging Homes Remains Beneficial for Sellers, Agents Agree

More than 90% of buyers’ agents agree that home staging has an effect on at least some buyers, if not the majority.

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How Close is Too Close to Live Near Family?

Sixty-seven percent of more than 2,000 respondents said they wish they lived within a 45-minute drive of their family, which is an increase of 40% from April 2019. However, consumers don’t want to live too close to their families.

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Fair Housing: Are You Unconsciously Steering Clients?

“If an agent is treating one person better than another similarly situated person, and the difference between them is one of the seven categories in the Fair Housing Act, the agent has violated the law,” said Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Bill Dedman in a webinar with Pennsylvania Realtors®.

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Pennsylvania Realtor® Lists Mister Rogers’ Home in Pittsburgh

Fred Rogers, more commonly known as Mister Rogers, and his wife Joanne’s home in the late 1950s and early 1960s was listed in the MLS by Realtor® Linda Corcoran on April 8, and is already under contract after multiple offers, she said.

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House Flipping Sees Decrease in 2020

With 241,630 single-family homes and condos flipped in 2020, these sales represented 5.9% of all home sales last year, down from 6.3% the previous year.

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Getting to Know and Keeping Your Clients

District 5 Vice President Sherrie Miller said she makes an effort to stay in touch with clients long after closing. “I send them birthday cards and contact them when they have children, grandchildren or any new life event to congratulate them or send condolences,” she said.

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