Wednesday May 29 | via Post-gazette.com
The upward trend in residential home sales and rising prices in the Pittsburgh region that began in 2012 gained momentum last month with 2,324 homes sold for a total of $396 million, compared with 1,915 homes sold in April 2012 for $306 million. Comment?
Friday May 24 | via Erie Times News
"I've never been a homeowner. I've always lived in apartments," Schell, 23, a retired Army specialist, said Thursday as he surveyed the empty living room of his newly renovated Dormont house. Comment?
May 15, 2013 | via Business Journal
First Commonwealth Bank is pursuing a foreclosure action against the ownership of the Standard Life Building at 345 Fourth Ave. Comment?
May 6, 2013 | via Business Journal
The Pittsburgh area home market saw a 13.7 percent jump in the total value of the residential property sold in the first quarter of 2013 compared to last year, reports South Side real estate information service RealSTATs. Comment?
Apr 8, 2013 | via Patch.com
Allegheny County, partnering with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, launched a pilot program to assist low-income homeowners with energy-efficiency improvements that could help cut down on utility bills. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 11 | via Seeking Alpha
The Financial Services Sector includes insurance companies, banks, brokerages, mutual funds and other similar companies. Comment?
Friday Jun 7 | via Insurance Journal West
Standard & Poor's and its parent company McGraw Hill Financial Inc. on Thursday won a ruling that moves 15 lawsuits in which they were accused of fraudulently inflating credit ratings to a single federal court. Comment?
Friday Jun 7 | via PennLive.com
Trade Talk showcases the businesses in the midstate and the people who make them work. Comment?
Thursday Jun 6 | via Reuters
Standard & Poor's and its parent company McGraw Hill Financial Inc on Thursday won a ruling that moves 15 lawsuits in which they were accused of fraudulently inflating credit ratings to a single federal court. Comment?
Thursday Jun 6 | via WVNY
Education Secretary Arne Duncan would see his authority greatly cut and governors would have final say over their schools under Republican-sponsored legislation. Comment?
4 min ago | via Bellingham Herald
Chairman Ben Bernanke will be pressed to settle the wave of confusion and speculation that's consumed investors since he spoke to Congress last month about the Fed's drive to keep long-term interest rates at record lows. Comment?
6 min ago | via AGBeat
Fraud is not rare, but fraud alleging that licensed real estate agents broke real estate laws in a contract pertaining to their own home IS quite rare. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Motley Fool
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2 hrs ago | via The Motley Fool
Marshall is a member of The Motley Fool Blog Network -- entries represent the personal opinion of the blogger and are not formally edited. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via Bellingham Herald
Home builders ramped up construction in May, providing an economic boost while they sought to take advantage of an improving housing market defined by low inventory. Comment?