Pennsburg Real Estate News
Thursday Apr 16 | via PlanPhilly
Philadelphia's School Reform Commission voted on Thursday night to approve a tax-increment financing district for the area surrounding the Gallery mall on east Market Street that would save the mall's owners $55 million in property taxes over a period of 20 years. The TIF district is intended help finance the redevelopment of the mall, plans for which were detailed in an Inquirer article earlier this week. Comment?
Mar 13, 2015 | via Freshnews
FRASER, Mich., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- zipLogix, a technology company helping real estate professionals improve productivity and efficiency, announced new and continuing contracts with five associations in metro Philadelphia. REALTOR "This strategic partnership will enhance the home buying experience for agents and buyers throughout Eastern Pennsylvania," said Peterson. Comment?
Mar 1, 2015 | via Philly.com
A tip of the hat to Hatboro is in order this Sunday morning: March 1 marks the 300th anniversary of the 1.7-square-mile Montgomery County town. Don't make too much noise, however. Comment?
Jan 5, 2015 | via Philly.com
D EAR HARRY: Back in June, my husband and I bought a new home in Montgomery County. We financed 80 percent with a favorable mortgage rate of 3.75 percent. Comment?
Dec 22, 2014 | via WFMZ
The $371.1-million budget passed Thursday also features increased spending on human services, continued investment in restoration of county infrastructure, lower projected debt, a third consecutive yearly payment to the employee pension fund, a small surplus and an increased fund balance, according to county officials. All non-represented employees will receive a one-percent base pay increase, and due to an anomaly that occurs every 11 or 12 years, employees will receive an "extra" pay check equivalent to an extra 3.9 percent in calendar year 2015. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Mortgage News Daily
Filling key positions in our industry is not an easy task sometimes, but as one banking vet I know likes to say, "give me someone with a little bit of smarts, and a little bit of drive, and I'll hand them back a career." Of course, she doesn't live in New York, and maybe hasn't read Business Insider's Companies Can't Find Employees Who Can Hold a Conversation or Show up on Time. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Mortgage News Daily
Home prices nationally are now within 3 percent of the peak they reached in March 2007. The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its purchase only Home Price Index for February showing that home prices increased 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to January and were 5.4 percent higher than in February 2014. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via China Daily
Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate and the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics and Business at New York University, told a conference in New York on April 17 that he expects China's GDP growth to average 6 to 7 percent annually. China's real estate market is so big that it can affect the global economy, and the country's regional and local government bond market play a major role in the national economy, said participants at a conference on China's property market. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via The News Item
A backlash over a controversial Indiana law is spurring new resolve among supporters of legislation to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in this state. Bills to include members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community under Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination law have been in the legislative hopper for nearly a decade but seen little movement. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Mortgage News Daily
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the national mover rate has remained stable since 2008. In 1948, about 1 in 5 people moved over a one-year period, that number is now 1 in 9. Between 2013 and 2014, suburbs experienced a gain of 2.2 million movers, whereas cities experienced a loss of 1.7 million people - despite all the chatter about the urban revolution. Comment?
4 min ago | via WWLP
Two organizations that track the market reported Tuesday that sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts remained essentially flat in March compared to the same month a year ago. The Boston-based Warren Group reported an uptick of about 1 percent year over year, while the Massachusetts Association of Realtors said sales of homes were down about one-quarter of 1 percent in March. Comment?
9 min ago | via Berwick Advertiser
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. In the North East, nearly 60% of properties on the market aren't affordable for families looking to buy their first home, according to new research published by Shelter. Comment?
15 min ago | via NH Insider
10:00 a.m. Executive session on SB 105, relative to child-resistant packaging for tobacco products and establishing a committee to study revising the indoor smoking act, and SB 155-FN-A, establishing a recovery fund for victims of the Financial Resources Mortgage fraud and continually appropriating a special fund. Comment?
26 min ago | via Business World
The latest Residential Property Price Index release from the CSO shows that in the year to March, residential property prices at a national level rose by 16.8%, the twenty-second annual increase in a row and up from the year-on-year rise of 14.9% posted in February. This is estimated to be largest annual increase since the height of the property boom in the "Celtic Tiger" era. Comment?
28 min ago | via The Harbor Times Soup
I became an associate of ERA Cousens Realty in 1994 as a new Sales Agent. Since joining the team, I have attained my Associate Brokers License and recently my Brokers License. Comment?
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