Bristol Real Estate News
Friday May 1 | via Philly.com
There's nothing fancy about the ensemble of redbrick houses that line the 3600 block of Lancaster Avenue in Powelton Village. Built in the late 1870s, when the avenue linked country farms to city markets, the modest, wood-trimmed buildings housed working people who tended shops on the ground floor. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Philly.com
A Bucks County real estate investor was arrested Wednesday on charges he bilked $600,000 from local banks through an elaborate mortgage-fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said. Dean Rossi, 49, of Warrington, allegedly took out bank loans and claimed he used the money to satisfy mortgages on low-income properties he owned in Philadelphia. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via Philly.com
A woman who moved from Philadelphia to New York City eight months ago has died after she was struck by a windblown sheet of plywood from a construction site in Greenwich Village. Police said Tram Thuy Nguyen, 37, known to her friends as Tina, was fatally injured Tuesday night in front of 175 W. 12th St., near where a condominium project is rising on the site of the former St. Vincent's Hospital. Comment?
Mar 13, 2015 | via Freshnews
FRASER, Mich., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- zipLogix, a technology company helping real estate professionals improve productivity and efficiency, announced new and continuing contracts with five associations in metro Philadelphia. REALTOR "This strategic partnership will enhance the home buying experience for agents and buyers throughout Eastern Pennsylvania," said Peterson. Comment?
Feb 26, 2015 | via Huliq.com
Early indications of Home Buyer Activity are promising in the weeks preceding the local Spring market. According to reports available from TReND MLS, there was a 15% increase in overall pending homes when comparing January 2015 to January 2014. Comment?
Monday May 18 | via Philly.com
More sales but lower prices characterized the suburban real estate market in 2015's first quarter, as the Philadelphia region continued to extricate itself from the housing downturn. An analysis by economist Kevin Gillen of data provided by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach Realtors showed that the typical suburban house sold fell in value by 1.8 percent in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via PennLive.com
In photo from left to right are Barbara Schmidt, senior vice president and general manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania; Ann Marie Haggerty, an office manager at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage; Quentin Miller, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania and Ryan Hess, vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania. Less than a mile separated two real estate offices on Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Twp. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 25, 2015 | via WICU12 Erie
Sales have jumped more than 30 percent compared to this time last year, according to Howard Hanna realtors of Erie. Nearly 800 new homes were sold in the Erie area among five major brokers during the first quarter of 2015. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via GantDaily.com
Think what you want about Wall Street bankers - they're greedy, overpaid, egotistical - but negotiation is their area of expertise. They have perfected the art of cutting a deal to their advantage, whether it's to buy a company, trade a stock or snag a bigger bonus. Comment?
1 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Anticipating the entry of millennials into the housing market is a favorite guessing game among real estate professionals and economists. For much of the past decade, economic stressors including student loan debt and a weak employment and wage environment have kept the oldest of the 79 million Americans born between 1985 and 2004 renting with roommates or, more famously, living in their parents' homes . Comment?
15 min ago | via Xinhuanet
South Korea's central bank fell into a deeper dilemma after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments indicated a rate hike within this year. Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol said at a meeting with economic experts Tuesday that the central bank cannot help but closely monitor the movements in the global financial market after Yellen's comments hinted at the rate hike within this year. Comment?
20 min ago | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
City councilors read a slew of agenda item commentaries, master plans, budget reports, contracts, planning documents, etc. Being an unabashed policy wonk, I find most of the content interesting, and I've certainly learned a lot over the past two-and-a-half years. Comment?
22 min ago | via Palm Beach Post
Wellington's Ryan Beckett finished a second week on ABC' "The Bachelorette" with precious little screen time. He didn't get to go on either of the group dates and found himself blocked from getting some crash one-on-one time right before the rose ceremony by J.J. and his stupid ego, and Kupah and his stupid inability to shut up. Comment?
24 min ago | via AME Info
Bloom Holding reported the residential component of its new Park View project, launched at Cityscape Abu Dhabi, sold out during the three day show at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The real estate sector in the Middle East looks to be full of optimism following the largest and most successful edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi in recent years, where increased numbers of visitors and exhibitors reflect sustainable growth. Comment?
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