Drifton Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Drifton, PA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday | 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?
Friday Feb 6 | 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?
Jan 14, 2015 | via The Times Leader
Freshman state Rep. Aaron Kaufer is anxious to discuss his plan to move legislation forward aimed at eliminating real estate taxes. Kaufer, R-Kingston, will speak at Friday night's meeting of the Luzerne County chapter of the Pennsylvania Taxpayers Cyber Coalition . Comment?
Jan 13, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance program, "Keeping The Dream Alive," hosted by the Wilkes-Barre NAACP, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at First Presbyterian Church, 97 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Welcome address will be presented by Rick Wright, third vice president, Wilkes-Barre NAACP. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via Patch.com
Joseph McDonald, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that Joseph Baylis of the East Windsor office was individually recognized for his exceptional industry success during 2014. A top producer, he led both the company and the region for listings sold, as well as the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset and Union counties in New Jersey, and the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, for sales and resales. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via Business Wire
Mortgage industry veteran John J. Goulding to serve as Vice President, Regional Sales Manager for locations on the Eastern Seaboard )-- Stearns Lending, LLC , a leading national mortgage lender with Retail, Wholesale, Correspondent, and Strategic Alliances business channels, is proud to announce that John J. Goulding, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager , has joined the Company and now leads the effort to expand Stearns' Retail sales and market presence in the Mid-Atlantic Region. "We are very pleased to welcome John Goulding to our Retail sales management team," said John Adam, Executive Vice President - National Retail Lending Leader. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via Mortgage News Daily
As the housing industry continues to recover we see occasional troublesome spikes in one statistic or another. RealtyTrac reported a couple of such statistics in its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for January, surges that, at first glance look ominous , but are probably good news . Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via Patch.com
Joseph McDonald, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Clinton office was recognized for outstanding performance in January. The office led the entire company for listings sold, as well as the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Mercer, Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset and Union counties in New Jersey, and the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, in resale listings, resale revenue units and resale dollar volume. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Morning Call
Standard and Poor's will pay $20 million and halt part of its commercial-mortgage bond business for one year to settle lawsuit about mortgage-backed securities. Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu reports on "In The Loop." Comment?
14 min ago | via GlobalNews
WATCH ABOVE: The Greater Vancouver housing market is heating up yet again and the dreaded bidding wars are back, with astonishing results. Leigh Kjekstad tells us what's driving the madness this time. Comment?
17 min ago | via IBerkshires
Affordable Housing Trust board members Stanley Parese, left, and Richard DeMayo. The trustees discussed the parameters of their Mortgage Assistance Program as they voted to award a second grant. Comment?
23 min ago | via SMS Text News
Not so long ago, banking meant visiting your nearest branch at inconvenient hours and waiting in line to carry out a transaction. Even with the advent of Internet banking, the majority of transactions still took place outside banking hours, before work or at home. Comment?
25 min ago | via Recordpub.com
Average long-term mortgage rates have fallen for the first time in four weeks and remain near historic lows reached in May 2013. Comment?
33 min ago | via The Review
Alone among big Western economies, the United States is poised for solid growth in 2015, fueling job creation and keeping home sales on an upward path. The National Association of Realtors forecasts that existing-home sales will reach 5.3 million, an increase of almost half a million over 2014. Comment?
Copyright © 2015 Topix LLC