Drifton Real Estate News
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23 hrs ago | 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?
Friday Sep 26 | via The Citizens' Voice
Former Wilkes-Barre Township fire chief John Yuknavich on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal court to a felony count of stealing about $45,000 from his volunteer department. Yuknavich, 50, entered his plea to a single count of stealing from programs that receive federal funds before U.S. District Judge Edwin M. Kosik. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via The Citizens' Voice
MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Luzerne County Council voted 9-2 Tuesday night to table a decision on whether to give the former Hotel Sterling property to the City of Wilkes-Barre. A decision on whether to hand over the former Hotel Sterling property to the City of Wilkes-Barre stalled Tuesday night when Luzerne County Council members questioned the value of property and requested an appraisal. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via The Times Leader
Ownership plans for the former Hotel Sterling property in downtown Wilkes-Barre are still up in the air because a Luzerne County Council majority swiftly voted Tuesday to hash out the matter next month. The decision to hold off was made after Councilman Stephen A. Urban said he wants to know the appraised value of the three parcels the county may acquire in exchange for the nonprofit owner's default of a $6 million county loan. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via The Times Leader
Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton said he's confident developers will surface for the cleared former Hotel Sterling property, but not until ownership and legal issues are resolved. The city had been pursuing ownership through a court foreclosure process based on its claim that the current owner, the nonprofit CityVest, owes the city $570,000 for expenses securing the condemned hotel, detouring traffic and demolishing the structure a year ago. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via Inman News
Realogy subsidiary NRT LLC is creating a new 650-agent, 22-office Coldwell Banker Real Estate brokerage in Central Pennsylvania by merging a newly acquired Coldwell Banker affiliate with a nearby company-owned, ERA-affiliated brokerage. The new Camp Hill, Pennsylvania-based firm will operate as Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via PennLive.com
Two well-known real estate companies in the midstate that accounted for $1.1 billion in sales last year are combining as part of an acquisition by Realogy Holdings subsidiary NRT, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage firm. : Officers of the new Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania include Quentin Miller, president; Barbara Schmidt, senior vice president and general sales manager; Ryan Hess, vice president Strategic Initiatives, all of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania; and Maureen Passerini, executive vice president, NRT Northeast and Eastern Seaboard regions. Comment?
Tuesday | via KAUZ
State police searching for a man accused of killing a state trooper say they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt. State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage. Comment?
Tuesday | via CBS Atlanta
A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old... A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old granddaughter... Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over. Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with a habit of ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over - an act of defiance that ultimately got him killed. Comment?
Tuesday | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Police discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday, and a man arrested in connection with her kidnapping is expected to be charged in the... A man accused of abducting and killing a real estate agent in rural Arkansas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to preliminary charges of kidnapping and capital murder, hours after the woman's body was discovered in a shallow... California would become the first state to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives' guns if they are deemed to be dangerous under a bill facing a Tuesday deadline for action by the governor. Comment?
4 min ago | via Sandusky Register
In last week's Foreclosure Stories article, entitled Divorce, Death and HAMP, we pointed out that trying personal and financial circumstances such as divorce and death oftentimes may lead to substantially lower mortgage payments, allowing the homeowner to continue living in his or her home despite the fact that their household income has been drastically reduced. The same is true when that income reduction is due to a family member's job loss. Comment?
5 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Feeding on speculation that the acquisition of realtor.com operator Move Inc. by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp could ultimately diminish the National Association of Realtor's influence over the site, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff tells Mad Money's Jim Cramer that realtor.com is now "rupert.com." "I think what it means is realtor.com is no longer the Realtor's website," Rascoff says. Comment?
24 min ago | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice arrived at the federal courthouse in Newark on Thursday morning and are scheduled to be sentenced on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges. The couple had pleaded guilty in March, admitting that they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans. Comment?
27 min ago | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
For the third time in recent years, the Supreme Court will consider taking away a powerful legal tactic the Obama administration and others have used to combat housing discrimination. The justices agreed Thursday to take up a Texas case that challenges the theory that certain housing or lending practices can illegally harm minority groups, even when there is no proof of intent to discriminate. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A Nevada inmate serving two life sentences in the 1989 killing of a California real estate agent has died in prison. Nevada Department of Corrections officials say 67-year-old John Colwell died of a chronic medical condition Wednesday in High Desert State Prison. Comment?
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