Pennsburg Real Estate News
Apr 16, 2015 | 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?
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 | 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?
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?
7 min ago | via The Peninsula
With the latest effort by Sweden to cool its housing market postponed by a court, concerns are escalating that political stagnation, a faulty institutional set-up and high household debt risks sending the triple A economy into a tailspin. A move to force homeowners to pay down the principal of their mortgages -- what many economists say is the very least needed to avoid a housing bubble -- was postponed after a court in April said the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority lacked a legal mandate. Comment?
13 min ago | via Stabroek News
The New York Post today reported that convicted drug lord Shaheed "Roger" Khan and mortgage fraudster Ed Ahmad are among possible witnesses whose stories or testimony will feature in the upcoming trial of Brooklyn state Sen. John Sampson. Sampson, the former Democratic leader of the Senate, is facing charges of obstructing justice, witness and evidence tampering and lying to an FBI agent. Comment?
19 min ago | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
The city provided $1 million for the program in its 2015 budget, and by the end of last week, nearly 40 loans had been completed for $459,000 with a hundred applications still in the queue. "We are currently oversubscribed," Maria Prioletta, a Department of City Development official, said in a message sent to Common Council members last week. Comment?
23 min ago | via Leamington Spa Courier
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49 min ago | via The Independent
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Andy Burnham has been claiming more than A 17,000 a year in expenses to rent a flat in London despite owning another property a short walk from Westminster. Comment?
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