Drifton Real Estate News
Monday Apr 6 | via The Times Leader
The following Back Mountain real estate transactions have been recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the week of March 30, 2015: Fannie Mae, Federal National Mortgage Association and Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones LLP to Eric D. and Lesley M. Differnbacher, 12 Crestview Drive, Dallas Township; $159,900 Ryan J. and Hilary L. Anthony to Martha E. and Wayne T. Wigg, 156 Idetown Road, Lehman Township; $159,000 Basil and Martha Barbacci to Edwin E. and Constant I. Ruggere and Shirley A. Yuhas, Box 246A Cummings Road and two parcels, Cummings Road, Franklin Township; $70,000 Federal Home Loan Mortage Corporation and Phelan Hallinan LLP to James J. and Melissa S. Janick, 348 Blueberry Hill Road, Jackson Township; $148,850 William, William H. Jr. and Sharon Strauser to Patricia A. Kramer and Joseph J. Gruszkiewicz Jr., Pear Tree Lane, Dallas Township; $62,500 Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Times Leader
Luzerne County Councilman Stephen J. Urban's two-house property on Lanning Lane, Wilkes-Barre, is assessed at $90,000 but was recently appraised at $50,000 - prompting him to call for a countywide reassessment. Luzerne County Councilman Stephen J. Urban's two-house property on Lanning Lane, Wilkes-Barre, is assessed at $90,000 but was recently appraised at $50,000 - prompting him to call for a countywide reassessment. Comment?
Mar 8, 2015 | via The Times Leader
Darren Snyder, of Marilyn K. Snyder Real Estate Inc., shows off the living space of a home at 165 South Hancock St., Wilkes-Barre. Darren Snyder, of Marilyn K. Snyder Real Estate Inc., shows off the living space of a home at 165 South Hancock St., Wilkes-Barre. Comment?
Mar 4, 2015 | via The Times Leader
Luzerne County Councilwoman Eileen Sorokas has been receiving the homestead tax break on three properties - not one primary residence as required by law, according to a review of county records. Former Luzerne County controller Walter Griffith pointed out the council members' violations Wednesday, a day after current county Controller Michelle Bednar released records showing Griffith has been receiving the break on county real estate taxes on two homes and an auto repair business he owns. Comment?
Feb 6, 2015 | via The Times Leader
The ex-con co-owner of a Stanton Street home renovated by Habitat for Humanity five years ago faces new charges, according to paperwork filed Friday. Simpson was awaiting a preliminary hearing later Friday, and further details of the arrest were yet available. 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?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Altoona Mirror
Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased in January over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. The CoreLogic data reveals that Altoona area foreclosures was 1.28 percent in January, a decrease of 0.34 percentage points from a year ago. Comment?
5 min ago | via Ilkley Gazette
The battle between lenders to chop down the mortgage rates on offer has intensified, with a company unveiling a new five-year deal with a record low rate of under 2%. On Monday, HSBC said it will launch a five-year fixed-rate mortgage with a rate of 1.99%. Comment?
7 min ago | via WTVM
A Montgomery couple's experience navigating the real estate market will be documented on HGTV's guilty pleasure reality show "House Hunters." Destiny Sadler and her husband, David Sadler, love watching HGTV real estate-centered shows and after submitting an online application and a few phone interviews, three months went by. Comment?
14 min ago | via Marshall Independent
Soon after the wedding is over - and the chaos of planning had subsided -many newlyweds start asking themselves questions related to their financial situation. Should we buy a home? Should we merge accounts? Who pays the electric bill? How much should we be saving for a rainy day? Can we afford to take a trip? It's smart for newlyweds to take some time to focus on establishing their new financial lives together. Comment?
22 min ago | via The Times Bulletin
When people have most of their wealth invested in a home, it is referred to as being "house rich, cash poor" and it seems logical for seniors 62 years and older to consider a reverse mortgage when they find themselves in financial situations and looking for money to fund a much needed home improvement project, pay off their current mortgage, supplement their retirement income or pay for healthcare expenses. The process is not as simple as infomercials on television make it seem. Comment?
38 min ago | via Business Wire
Globale Studien zeigen, dass zustzliche Stent-Thrombektomie mit dem Solitaire-Gert von Medtronic die neurologischen Therapieergebnisse nach akutem ischmischem Schlaganfall verbessert )--Zwei globalen Studien zufolge, die online und im New England Journal of Medicine veroffentlicht und auf der European Stroke Organisation Conference prasentiert wurde... )--Kuepa.com y Kennedy Education se unen para aumentar la oferta de cursos vocacionales en la region. Comment?
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