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Nov 13, 2014 | via Post-gazette.com
One Chatham Center, the "city within a city" built during Pittsburgh's first renaissance, is headed for the auction block. The office tower across the street from Consol Energy Center is scheduled to be sold at a sheriff's sale Jan. 5, according to a notice posted on the property. Comment?
Nov 5, 2014 | via Post-gazette.com
Two days after buying the Downtown building at sheriff's sale for $1,912.50, Dollar Bank sold it to the Pittsburgh Foundation, the Heinz Endowments and the Richard King Mellon Foundation, bringing the lengthy saga over the property's future to its conclusion. The foundations paid $8.49 million for the building. Comment?
Nov 3, 2014 | via Post-gazette.com
When Vernon Tipton retired eight years ago, he and his wife, Linda, chose to stay in the North Versailles home they've owned for 46 years, but they decided to buy a second home in North Carolina to avoid the winters here. "This is a good retirement area, but the climate is harsh," said Mr. Tipton, 68, who retired from Verizon and was formerly executive director of the Duquesne City School District. Comment?
Oct 31, 2014 | via Post-gazette.com
In a stunning turn of events, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture appears to be headed for a sheriff's sale Monday. "I have no reason to think that it's anything other than a foreclosure on Monday," Dollar Bank attorney Eric Schaffer told Judge Lawrence O'Toole of Allegheny County Common Pleas Orphans' Court during a brief hearing today. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via Post-gazette.com
A Bethel Park security firm is appealing a judge's decision to approve the $8.49 million sale of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture to three local foundations. International Investigative Services filed the notice of appeal in state Superior Court this afternoon. Comment?
Wednesday | via Bloomberg
The U.S. housing market will resume its recovery in 2015 after a "disappointing" year as sales accelerate, construction increases and mortgage credit eases, according to a Bloomberg survey of 25 economists and analysts. New-home sales will jump 16 percent to 510,000 and sales of existing homes will climb 5 percent to 5.21 million, according to the median estimates. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Times News
A total of 276 cases were started in November in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows: Assessment appeals, 10; civil actions, 36; custody complaints,14; district justice appeals, 2; divorce complaints, 15; complaint in ejectment, 1; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 30; name change petition, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 20; quiet title action, 1; replevin complaint, 1; tax sale, 1; court appointments, 3; judgments, 136; miscellaneous cases, 2; and stipulations/waivers of liens, 3. The office staff also received and processed 33 applications for U.S. passports. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via Northeasttimes.com
Caring for the community: Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association treated needy neighbors to a pre-Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 26 at Calvary Christian Church. Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association heard from representatives of Tree Northeast, TD Bank and Philadelphia Gas Works at their most recent meeting. Comment?
Jan 12, 2011 | via City Journal
'Are any of these ideas actually stupid?' Stewart wondered. Cut to Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, who described Arizona's plans to sell its state government buildings for $735 million, lease them back, and keep on using them. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Palm Beach Post
A 90-year-old man is facing foreclosure on a Boynton Beach home he no longer owns after his lender gave him the wrong mortgage payoff amount. According to court documents, Abraham Maisner, who owned a 3,200-square-foot home in Valencia Lakes, went into foreclosure in 2012 after failing to make payments since May 2010. Comment?
8 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Online advertising may be where agents are putting most of their dollars , but many continue to see value in print. Case in point: More than 100,000 active agents send marketing postcards to prospective clients via direct mail company Quantum Digital. Comment?
21 min ago | via Ukiah Daily Journal
If you don't buy a lot of property and you are not in the real estate business, chances are you don't know much about the escrow process - which is fine unless you're buying a house. Escrow is the neutral place where legal documents pertaining to property ownership and money to pay for that property remain safe until a transfer of ownership is complete. Comment?
22 min ago | via GuruFocus.com
Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the The Carlyle Group, one of the most successful private equity firms in the world interviews Donald Trump , the most successful celebrity real estate developer, entrepreneur, and golf promoter, we should pay attention. Hosted at the Economic Club of Washington D.C. December 15, 2014, Trump spoke about running for president, utilizing bankruptcy as a business tool, and the economy. Comment?
24 min ago | via Finance and Commerce
The U.S. has an undersupply of single-family houses and apartments to rent for the first time since 2001, according to an analysis by Frank Nothaft, chief economist at mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. The shortage is giving the upper hand to institutional investors who spent more than $25 billion since 2012 buying single-family homes to rent. Comment?
30 min ago | via The Real Deal
Following a slow first half of the year, the commercial mortgage-backed securities market is seeing a flurry of activity as lending standards continue to ease up. Since July 1, Wall Street firms have sold about $45.4 billion of securities backed by loans on properties ranging from shopping malls to apartment complexes. Comment?
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