Murrysville Real Estate News
Apr 8, 2015 | via FireHouse.com
April 08--Derry Township supervisors are interested in purchasing the former Eastern Derry Township Volunteer Fire Department property along Route 217 in hopes of restoring a second active fire department within the municipality. The former Eastern Derry headquarters is one of more than 100 properties listed for the county's May 4 sheriff sale, and supervisors chairman Vince DeCario said the supervisors have been in discussions with the township's solicitor about trying to buy the property. 48 comments
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?
Dec 9, 2014 | via POP City
After receiving a $233,386 grant from Westmoreland County, the Mon Valley Initiative will use that money to help Monessen families become homeowners. The grant money will provide down payment and closing cost assistance to up to 20 low- to moderate-income individuals and families in an effort to stabilize the housing stock and to provide affordable homeownership opportunities in the City of Monessen. Comment?
20 hrs ago | 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 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?
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?
Saturday Apr 25 | 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?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via GantDaily.com
Think what you want about Wall Street bankers - they're greedy, overpaid, egotistical - but negotiation is their area of expertise. They have perfected the art of cutting a deal to their advantage, whether it's to buy a company, trade a stock or snag a bigger bonus. Comment?
22 min ago | via Clarksville Online
Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson announced that the Tennessee Housing Development Agency had recently awarded a $235,705 Housing Trust Fund grant to Buffalo Valley. The grant will be used to finance the rehabilitation of six homes that will provide transitional housing for 48 homeless Veterans. Comment?
44 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Commodities fell broadly this week as the U.S. dollar made a big comeback. Only wheat and WTI crude oil eked out fractional gains. Comment?
1 hr ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
MMA Capital Management EVP Gary A. Mentesana purchased 3,000 shares of MMA Capital Management stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $10.67 per share, with a total value of $32,010.00. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Times of Oman
New York: Barclays dismissed mortgage-bond trader Yoon Seok Lee over claims related to inaccurate information provided to clients. Lee was "discharged" on February 11 after "allegations involving certain inaccurate communications to customers during the negotiation of residential mortgage-backed securities trades," Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Examiner.com
Princeton University Professor of Economics Alan Krueger and Roger Altman, executive chairman at Evercore, talk about the impact of trade agreements on U.S. jobs and the political battle over the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. They speak on "In T... Living and working in any community in America today, one must realize that no person is an island. Comment?
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