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Apr 11, 2015 | via The York Daily Record
For the first three months of 2015, York County home sales were 15 percent higher than they were the same period last year, continuing a trend of double-digit percentage growth. The Realtors Association of York & Adams Counties said in a news release that 933 homes were sold through March 2015. Comment?
Feb 10, 2015 | via York Dispatch
A total of 267 homes sold in York County last month, compared to 234 in January 2013, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Realtors Association of York and Adams Counties. JERUSALEM - An Israeli man looking for a job may need to add "drug dealer" to his resume. Comment?
Feb 9, 2015 | via The York Daily Record
The York County commercial real estate market showed signs of tightening in fourth quarter 2014 as businesses continued to buy and lease properties, according to a report from ROCK Commercial Real Estate. ROCK spokeswoman Heather Kreiger confirmed that industrial property vacancy was 5.76 percent, down from 6.98 percent in fourth quarter 2013. Comment?
Jan 27, 2015 | via PennLive.com
Daniel Fauth left for work with his wife and 1-year-old son cozy and safe in their York County home last Tuesday. Fauth, 30, a full-time employee with the Pennsylvania National Guard at Fort Indiantown Gap, recently had the propane tanks that heat his Lower Windsor Township home filled. Comment?
Jan 2, 2015 | via York Dispatch
The year ahead looks to build on those gains with dropping unemployment, increasing property values and gas prices that should stay well below $3 per gallon throughout the entirety of 2015. York County began the year with a 6.2 percent unemployment rate in January. Comment?
11 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?
12 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Fidelity Southern's core earnings are below reported results, and the stock looks like the recent pull-back could continue. Fidelity Southern Corporation reported diluted EPS of $0.45 for the first quarter of 2015 , which is a 60% increase over the earnings reported in 1Q2014. Comment?
16 min ago | via Weyburn Review
Weyburn's Habitat for Humanity Committee got the ball rolling on the second home for Weyburn, with an information and application night held Thursday evening at the Captain's Hall. Committee chair Winston Bailey told the group gathered that they will need to raise about $70,000 for the next home, although construction could be started once $20,000 of that amount is raised; the estimated cost for the next home is around $230,000. Comment?
16 min ago | via Inman News
People in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, while psyched about the investment benefits that come with homeownership, are concerned about discrimination in their real estate deals, according to the results of an online survey released today. The survey indicated agents looking to work with this population should focus on burnishing something that many prospective clients - LGBT or not - care about: agents' local reputation. Comment?
16 min ago | via Inman News
In the wake of increased regulatory oversight, economic pressures and shifting customer expectations, mortgage lenders are adopting electronic signatures - a development that agents, brokers and their clients may view with relief. The change is an effort to reduce paper-based loan processing errors, demonstrate compliance with consumer protection regulations and streamline lenders' workflow and record-keeping, according to Silanis, an automated business technology provider. Comment?
18 min ago | via Housing Wire
HousingWire met up with Redfin's chief economist, Nela Richardson, and discussed a host of critical housing and mortgage finance issues. In a series of short video responses to HousingWire questions, Richardson was blunt and candid, sharing strong positions on GSE reform, housing policy, what's holding back first-time buyers, and what keeps her up at night about housing. Comment?
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