Glassport Real Estate News
Thursday Mar 12 | via Post-gazette.com
Lawrenceville's real estate market is commanding prices that astonish longtime residents at a time when 30 percent of the neighborhood's population lives in or near poverty and 262 properties languish in tax delinquency. That dichotomy is at the heart of the desirability of a 2012 treasurer's sale reject, a row house at 184 34th St. On one side, the Lawrenceville Corp., a development nonprofit, wants to secure it in a fight for affordable housing and responsible balance. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via The Almanac
Mt. Lebanon Township commissioners extended an olive branch to property owners in an attempt to ease opposition to its controversial newcomer tax. The genesis of the tax goes back to 2012, when Allegheny County reassessed homeowners. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via The Almanac
The Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, an industry advocacy group that counts the majority of residential real agents as its members, is funding a website opposing Mt. Lebanon's controversial “newcomer tax.” The website, www.endthenewcomertax.com , went live March 3, and will remain up indefinitely, said John Petrack, RAMP's executive vice president. Comment?
Saturday Feb 28 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
He's building Superior Motors restaurant in Braddock with foundation, nonprofit and crowdsourced support. While debts dogged his previous ventures, he's working to clean up his balance sheet. Comment?
Feb 20, 2015 | via Planning
Feb. 20 --At least two dozen moderate-income households could get a financial boost toward home ownership in Monessen over the next 15 months. The Mon Valley Initiative has received a $233,386 grant from Westmoreland County for a new Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance effort. Comment?
8 hrs ago | 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 | 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 Christian Science Monitor
Credit cards are a cornerstone of Americans' purchasing habits, but knowing how to use them is important. And part of that is knowing how to separate truth from myth when it comes to credit cards. Comment?
7 min ago | via Scotsman.com
The place has to have atmosphere, the food has to be good - knowing my sister, a decent steak may well be required - something a little bit special, but not in the I-might-need-a-second-mortgage bracket. Mother and I are running out of ideas, so why not ask Birthday Girl herself? Situated in what was once an 18th-century asylum, between Edinburgh's student heartland and the Old Town, Hotel du Vin opened in the capital in 2008, part of the popular luxury boutique hotel chain. Comment?
9 min ago | via St. Petersburg Times
Homes and docks damaged by Superstorm Sandy remain uninhabitable in the Broad Channel section of Queens, New York, on, Jan. 3, 2013.The storm drained the coffers of the national flood insurance program. [Associated Press] At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. Comment?
14 min ago | via Cape Cod Times
WELLFLEET The phrase "one of a kind" gets thrown around a lot by real estate agents, but this "three-bedroom" home may actually fit the broker hyperbole. Comment?
46 min ago | via CBC News
Premier Philippe Couillard spoke passionately on Sunday about what he said is Quebec's need to balance its books. "Many of you have houses, families, you have payments each month on your mortgages," Couillard said at an event in Brossard in defence of the Liberals' new budget. Comment?
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