Jermyn Real Estate News
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Apr 5, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
A representative from the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania will give a presentation on land banks at city council's public caucus at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. Councilmen Bill Gaughan and Wayne Evans hope to create a land bank with Lackawanna County government to battle blight and get vacant properties back on the tax rolls. Comment?
Mar 10, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Without help from the Lackawanna County Housing Coalition, Asia Wallace would not be a homeowner, she said Tuesday during the coalition's 20th anniversary celebration. Ms. Wallace, 30, who previously lived in shelters and Section 8 housing, said assistance from coalition members Lackawanna County Housing Authority and NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania was indispensable in helping her recently buy a home in Taylor, where she lives with her two young children. Comment?
Sep 1, 2009 | via The Citizens' Voice
As federal investigators look into the financial dealings of former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert Cordaro, they have asked questions about the complex financial arrangements behind his purchase of a $700,000 house near Lake Scranton. Cordaro acquired the house in March 2006 at 57 Tiffany Drive, Dunmore, a 5,000-plus-square-foot home with four fireplaces, a home movie theater and sweeping views of the valley. Comment?
Feb 19, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
A more-attractive-than-usual slate of Scranton properties will be available at next month's judicial sale for bargain hunters. The properties are among hundreds that city officials targeted for a different sale process known as the "Pittsburgh Plan" in the 1990s but never followed through, said Ron Koldjeski, deputy director of the Lackawanna County Tax Claim Bureau. Comment?
Jan 10, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Fannie Mae, also known as Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas, by its attorney in fact, Phelan Hallinan LLP, to Jeffrey Michael Magnot; a property at 202 Prynn St., Blakely, for $105,900. Covington Lakes Estates LLC, Covington Twp., to Ralph and Robbin Lamo, Clinton, N.J.; a property at Route 611 and State Road, Covington Twp., for $300,000. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via National Review Online
A sprawling brick house in Oklahoma City's historic Highland Park neighborhood, it was built in 1924, just a year after Mary's birth. Decades later, one of Vessels' great-grandchildren fondly recalls the wood and tile floors, the fish pond, the butler's quarters, and the multi-car garage where children played house. Comment?
Monday May 18 | via Philly.com
More sales but lower prices characterized the suburban real estate market in 2015's first quarter, as the Philadelphia region continued to extricate itself from the housing downturn. An analysis by economist Kevin Gillen of data provided by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach Realtors showed that the typical suburban house sold fell in value by 1.8 percent in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via PennLive.com
In photo from left to right are Barbara Schmidt, senior vice president and general manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania; Ann Marie Haggerty, an office manager at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage; Quentin Miller, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania and Ryan Hess, vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania. Less than a mile separated two real estate offices on Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Twp. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 25, 2015 | via WICU12 Erie
Sales have jumped more than 30 percent compared to this time last year, according to Howard Hanna realtors of Erie. Nearly 800 new homes were sold in the Erie area among five major brokers during the first quarter of 2015. Comment?
2 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Zacks' analyst wrote, "Greenville First Bancshares, Inc. is the holding company for Greenville First Bank, N.A., a national banking association chartered under the laws of the United States. " Shares of Southern First Bancshares traded down 0.86% on Wednesday, hitting $17.25. Comment?
4 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Zacks' analyst wrote, "Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, Inc. is a mortgage lender. It services loans throughout the United States and originates primarily conventional agency and government residential mortgage loans and also offers a diverse array of complementary services for mortgage investors. Comment?
19 min ago | via TwinCities
In the latest attack on the IRS, criminals went after something a lot more personal than money. Exploiting a weakness in the IRS' website, they obtained a motherlode of taxpayer information, including income levels, children's names, bank accounts and details about the specific tax credits people file for. Comment?
9 min ago | via Boston.com
To the mad pilot of Marblehead,who crashed his drone into a crowd of spectators at the town's Memorial Day parade, here's a word of advice: Park that thing until you learn how to fly it. Such mishaps are likely to be much more common as drones become the next breakout technology. Comment?
26 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Recent real estate figures for new home sales and existing home sales do not seem to agree on where the real estate market is trending. The new home sales numbers from the Census Bureau have been moving upward since the middle of last year while resale levels from the National Association of Realtors show stagnation or a slight decline. Comment?
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