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February | Month at a Glance
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Hello Friends! 

    The real estate market has officially picked back up after the holidays. This month my team and I are launching our 2015 marketing campaign starting with a feature listing presentation in Housetrends Magazine. Be sure to grab a copy! Over the next 11 months we are determined to bring you the best real estate news and reach new customers. We forged new paths in 2014 and it has paid off. We are reaching buyers all over the Pittsburgh area with advertising and competitively staying in the forefront of our market. I'm so excited to share with you everything we are going to accomplish this year. Here's your February at a glance!
February 2 Groundhog Day
February 6 - 15 Pittsburgh Ballet Presents: Beauty and the Beast
February 8 Farm to Table: Local food tasting

February 8- March 1 Yoga in the Square: free community yoga
February 14 Valentine's Day
February 16 President's Day
February 16 - 20 Housetrends Magazine New Issue
February 25 - 28 Cranberry Township Job Fair
February 28 McGuire Memorial Fundraiser
In the News

This year’s Agent Appreciation Celebration, on January 31, 2015, was held in the main ballroom of River's Casino. Hosted by RE/MAX Select Realty owners, Ed Rae, Chris Murphy and Paul Culley (pictured), the annual award night is an evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment, designed to honor RE/MAX Select Agents and their staff.  

"I am honored to receive this award. I couldn't have done it without the amazing support of my company. They have truly helped me reach my goals as an agent and have provided me with expert tools and information throughout the years. I am humbled to be accepting this award for the second year in a row. It keeps me looking for ways to get better, to grow and to serve my clients in the best way I possibly can. Thank you!," said Zita.                                                        

Awards Received:
RE/MAX Select Realty Individual Company Leader

RE/MAX Select Realty Individual Office Leader, Cranberry
RE/MAX International Hall of Fame Inductee 2014
RE/MAX International Diamond Club Award 2014

Current Trends
Average price per square foot for Pittsburgh PA was $102, an increase of 5.2% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Pittsburgh PA for Oct 14 to Jan 15 was $133,056 based on 746 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price increased 4.8%, or $6,056, and the number of home sales decreased 50.5%. There are currently 2,263 resale and new homes in Pittsburgh on Trulia, including 51 open houses, as well as 1,345 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Pittsburgh PA was $252,224 for the week ending Jan 28, which represents an increase of 0.4%, or $1,053, compared to the prior week. Popular neighborhoods in Pittsburgh include Central Lawrenceville and Shadyside, with average listing prices of $288,292 and $565,136.

Information provided by Trulia
FEATURED LISTING
5565 Route 908, Tarentum PA

This 3990 square foot California Contemporary has an open floor plan, situated on 5 private acres! Exciting New Construction with amazing views from every room. Oversized windows that slide open. Home is oriented to take advantage of the winter and summer seasons. It features: hickory hard wood Floors, thermo foil kitchen cabinets, gray quartz counter tops, stainless steel commercial appliances, 3 sided fireplace in family room, living and dining rooms open to eachother for ease of entertainment, glass sliding pocket doors in dining room to bring the outside in. Other features include: Master radiant floor heat. This is a MIUST SEE home! View photo slideshow here.
Recent Closings
Featured Listings
401 Hidden Meadow, Cranberry Twp., Pa 16066
 
Exceptional Heartland Home on a beautiful tree-lined .68 acre level cul-de-sac lot! Gorgeous upgrades throughout! 2 story entryway, hardwood  floors on main level. Wrought iron balusters line the staircase, 9ft ceilings, vaulted great room open to gourmet kitchen with top of the line finishes. 
4 Sided brick Provincial that's OVER 6000 SQ. FT! Spectacular private view from the rear deck! Unbelievable room sizes. Bamboo flooring throughout most of the home. Brand new cherry kitchen cabinets with granite & stainless steel appliances. Fabulous 1st floor den with offered ceiling. Master Bath features a double bowl sink & granite tops. 
321 Wealdstone Rd, Cranberry Twp, Pa 16066
Brick front unit in desireable Belle Vue Park! Inviting entry that leads into either an office or a bedroom with full bath. It also features cherry kitchen cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and hard wood floors.
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Zita Billmann, REALTOR
RE/MAX Select Realty
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