Allentown Real Estate News
Thursday Apr 16 | via Patch.com
Joseph McDonald, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, is pleased to announce that the Allentown and Bethlehem offices will be participating in the upcoming March of Dimes March for Babies - Lehigh Valley 2015 on Sunday, April 19, 2015 beginning at 9:30AM at Dorney Park. The event, organized by the March of Dimes, an organization that helps moms have full-term pregnancies and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies, will include the annual walk, food, entertainment, along with other fun activities throughout the day. Comment?
Mar 5, 2015 | via Pocono Record
After sitting empty for nearly five years, and being sold at a sheriff's sale, the former LTS Corporate Center has a new owner looking to fill it with tenants. The office complex on Seven Bridge Road in Smithfield Township was recently purchased by a subsidiary of DLP Realty, a company that manages commercial properties in Monroe and Northampton counties. Comment?
Mar 3, 2015 | via Patch.com
Joseph McDonald, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Allentown office was individually recognized for exceptional industry success during 2014. The office led the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Mercer, Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset and Union counties in New Jersey, and the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, for dollar volume, new home dollar volume, sales, new home sales, resales. Comment?
Feb 25, 2015 | via The Morning Call
Shawn Marie Hursh , owner of Hursh's Landscape in Emmaus, hands out some information to Donald Butz Sr., of Bangor, during the Spring Home Show in 2014. Shawn Marie Hursh , owner of Hursh's Landscape in Emmaus, hands out some information to Donald Butz Sr., of Bangor, during the Spring Home Show in 2014. Comment?
Feb 18, 2015 | via The Morning Call
The Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors said 373 homes were sold in Lehigh and Northampton counties in January, a 5.7 percent increase over the same month in 2014. Pending sales also rose 51.2 percent, to 549, and the month's market signs point to continued sales growth with more listings and new construction, the group says. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via China Daily
Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate and the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics and Business at New York University, told a conference in New York on April 17 that he expects China's GDP growth to average 6 to 7 percent annually. China's real estate market is so big that it can affect the global economy, and the country's regional and local government bond market play a major role in the national economy, said participants at a conference on China's property market. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via The News Item
A backlash over a controversial Indiana law is spurring new resolve among supporters of legislation to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in this state. Bills to include members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community under Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination law have been in the legislative hopper for nearly a decade but seen little movement. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Mortgage News Daily
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the national mover rate has remained stable since 2008. In 1948, about 1 in 5 people moved over a one-year period, that number is now 1 in 9. Between 2013 and 2014, suburbs experienced a gain of 2.2 million movers, whereas cities experienced a loss of 1.7 million people - despite all the chatter about the urban revolution. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via PennLive.com
Realtor.com is showing the highest-priced home on the market in Cumberland County is going for $19 million. It's located in Carlisle, according to the website. Comment?
Sunday Mar 29 | via The Times-Tribune
Shirley Yuhas, Michael Quinn and Mary Catherine Dabbieri joined the firm, which is located in Plains Twp. All three Realtors have extensive prelicensing training. Comment?
3 min ago | via Business Journal
Overall commercial mortgage volume more than tripled in South Florida between 2009 and 2014, according to a study released by Miami-based BridgeInvest, a private mortgage lender. Over $11.4 billion in commercial mortgages were financed in 2014, up from about $9.8 billion in 2013 and $3.5 billion in 2009 Miami-Dade County captured the biggest slice of mortgage volume in the region in 2014 with 57 percent, followed by Palm Beach County at 23 percent and Broward County at 20 percent. Comment?
3 min ago | via Business Journal
The Coral Gables-based bank seized the 6.5-acre site at 6500 W. Oakland Park Blvd. in 2013 after foreclosing on Oakland Park Boulevard LLC's $2.62 million mortgage. It recently sold the commercial-zoned land for $2.5 million to Jucatore S.A. Brian Bandell covers real estate, transportation and logistics. Comment?
4 min ago | via Business Journal
For those handymen or handywomen seeking to buy a fixer-upper house, Ohio is the place to be. Two Ohio counties sit in the top 10 for buying such homes. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business World
The CEO of AIB, David Duffy will appear before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform tomorrow as part of a series of meetings on the Irish banking sector. The meeting forms part of a series that the Committee is hosting with senior management of the main banks in the coming weeks. Comment?
7 min ago | via Benzinga
The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading a little higher Tuesday morning at 98.50, up 0.34. Market chatter about Wednesday's U.S. existing home sales due Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. ET is making the rounds. Comment?
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