Drifton Real Estate News
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?
Sunday Mar 8 | 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?
Wednesday Mar 4 | 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?
Jan 27, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
Hugo Selenski's former girlfriend Christina Strom was on the witness stand for all of Monday's court session. Highlights of her testimony include: a Strom said she pleaded guilty to perjury and money laundering charges years ago, and a requirement of her plea deal is that she testifies against Selenski. Comment?
Sunday | 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?
Saturday Mar 21 | via Examiner.com
It's usually never a good thing to have your name added to a law, either officially or unofficially. Yet that's exactly what's happened to Country-Pop music A1 4ber-megastar Taylor Swift . Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Daily Herald
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles could soon issue photo-less state identification cards under a proposal that an Indiana Senate committee passed Tuesday. The Homeland Security and Transportation Committee voted 8-0 to approve the measure, which would allow a religious exemption to Indiana's photo requirement on state IDs. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via JD Supra
With Republicans in control of both the Senate and the House of Representatives, the showdown between President Obama and Congress on the labor and employment front promises to continue into 2015. Expect to see the President's continued reliance on legislating unilaterally by executive orders and presidential memoranda where Congress is unwilling to advance his legislative agenda. Comment?
4 min ago | via Jefferson Post Online Edition
More than once, the Ashe County realtor would be busy taking potential buyers to a property for sale when the hazards of mountain driving called for quick action. Comment?
5 min ago | via Housing Wire
According to an article in The New York Times, the reason is that lawyers argue the cases drag on too long in the judicial system. In a growing number of foreclosure cases filed when home prices collapsed during the financial crisis, lenders may never be able to seize the homes because the state statutes of limitations have been exceeded, according to interviews with housing lawyers and a review of state and federal court decisions. Comment?
6 min ago | via Inman News
HomeUnion says it's now providing investors with tools to buy and manage single-family homes in 10 cities with the addition of Birmingham, Alabama , to its list of "active" investment markets. Launched last May in 15 markets, HomeUnion says it can help smaller investors compete with institutional giants by looking beyond their own backyards to buy and manage bargain-priced rental properties from afar. Comment?
7 min ago | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few properties listed for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4.6 percent in January compared with 12 months earlier, S&P said Tuesday. Comment?
7 min ago | via Cleveland.com
Cleveland Heights officials are looking for a movie operator to replace Regal Severance Town Center Stadium 14, which closed permanently March 19 . Mayor Dennis Wilcox told City Council and the Cleveland Heights-University Heights school board, during a joint meeting Monday, that the city was helping Severance management search for a tenant. Comment?
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