Drifton Real Estate News
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Saturday Oct 18 | via The Times Leader
Few taxpayers showed up to a monthly meeting of taxpayer associations against school property taxes after the legislative session ended without out property tax reform. The group's core members are not dismayed, but pledge seek new supporters for property tax relief as election day nears. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Citizens' Voice
The battle over control of the property that was once home to the Hotel Sterling appeared to have reached an end Tuesday night, more than a year after the walls of the historic landmark crumbled to the ground. Luzerne County Council, faced with the prospect of an expensive gamble or ceding ownership of the River Street lot to the City of Wilkes-Barre, voted 6-4 to proceed with negotiations to hand it over to the city, which has a $570,000 lien on the site for the cost of last year's demolition and other expenses. Comment?
Saturday Oct 11 | via The Citizens' Voice
King's College has offered $125,000 to buy the Spring Brook Water Supply Co. property on Franklin Street and will pay taxes on the site for about 10 years after a purchase, according to documents released ahead of next week's Luzerne County Council meeting. Comment?
Thursday Oct 9 | via The Citizens' Voice
State Senate/House Bill 76 recently passed through the Senate Finance Committee on Sept. 16 and is now in waiting to be passed through the Senate Appropriations Committee. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via WFMZ
The company that wants to build a $1 billion natural gas pipeline through parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey could have a fight on its hands, at least where this community is concerned. Hundreds of people filled the township school gymnasium Monday night to hear the PennEast Piipline Company's proposal for a 100-mile pipe the company says would bring millions in tax revenue and thousands of construction jobs. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Forbes.com
I write about stock markets, art markets, millennials and their money. Before joining the markets and personal finance desk I produced the investing section of Forbes.com. Comment?
Sunday Oct 5 | via Business Journal
EQT Corp. shares fell 5 percent and ExOne Co. fell 4.5 percent in trading Monday, a session where the three major stock indexes all declined more than 1.3 percent. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 7 | via Daily Kos
On Sept. 4, 1886, Goyathlay, the leader of the Chiricahua band of Bedonkohe Apaches known as Geronimo, surrendered along with 37 men, women and children. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Post-gazette.com
Rob McCord is in the business of making you money and paying your bills. He's in the market for low-risk, steady return investments, and if there's a clean energy angle, all the better, according to the state treasurer. Comment?
Sunday Oct 5 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Realogy Holdings Corp. recently announced strategic acquisitions in Harrisburg and Lancaster, Pennsylvania by its subsidiaries, NRT LLC and Title Resource Group. A subsidiary of NRT, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Realty Select, Inc. - a multi-office residential brokerage and property management operation in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania that does business as Coldwell Banker Select Professionals, Select Property & Association Management and Select Partners. Comment?
5 min ago | via Business Journal
And Seattle has 91 toilets for every 100 residents, which places it in the nation's top 10 cites for toilets, according to Seattle-based online residential real estate company Redfin Corp. "I don't know when it took place, but having a master bathroom off the main bedroom is now seen as a requirement, whereas years ago, it was considered a luxury," said an Atlanta Redfin real estate agent, in a statement. Comment?
7 min ago | via Daily Herald
Mortgage applications in the U.S. soared last week as a plunge in borrowing costs led to biggest gain in home refinancing since January 2012. The Mortgage Bankers Association's index rose 11.6 percent in the period ended Oct. 17, the biggest gain since January, after a 5.6 percent advance the week before, figures from the Washington-based group showed today. Comment?
10 min ago | via TheStreet.com
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1 hr ago | via Castanet.net
As of late, especially in our local Okanagan market, there has been a large influx of alternate commission real estate salespeople who offer "reduced" commission rates, all the while advertising similar, if not expanded, marketing and services. This practice is leaving many home sellers perplexed, asking themselves, "Why would I hire a full service Realtor when I can save so much money by hiring one of these boutique companies?" Although the Competition Bureau does not allow us to make direct comparisons, what I can do is provide you with a series of questions for you to to ask any real estate salesperson when considering hiring them to market and negotiate on your behalf for your largest asset your home. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WBRZ
Home sales in metro Baton Rouge were down by 1 percent in September, despite increased sales in Ascension and Livingston parishes. According to figures released Tuesday by the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, there were 725 home sales that closed in September in the eight-parish area. Comment?
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