Philadelphia Real Estate News
8 hrs ago | via Freshnews
Home Marketsite Realty announced today that it is expanding its local reach with an updated website and mobile strategy aimed at better serving home buyers from the mainline to the suburbs including Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties. With the winter thaw and spring now in full bloom, Home Marketsite is ready for the most popular time to buy and sell: spring. Comment?
Yesterday | via PlanPhilly
Are there ways to capture the rising tide that comes with new development while making sure it lifts more boats in the places changing most? Can the city do more to support bulwarks of affordability as neighborhoods appreciate, preserved in the name of community, diversity, and honoring those who lived through harder times in their neighborhoods? At an announcement in City Hall's Caucus Room Tuesday the Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities offered one idea: a flip tax, which would increase the Realty Transfer Tax from 4% by an additional 1.5% for any property selling more than once within 24 months. Comment?
Feb 4, 2015 | via MyFoxPhilly
A local man is fighting to save his family home and, if he loses, he could see a wrecking ball at his home. FOX 29 Investigates' Jeff Cole has the story of Michael Nelling who says he's watching his home fall apart! The home at 810 Seventh Avenue in Prospect Park is Nelling's family home, and he's proud to own it. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Columbus Dispatch
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day. Comment?
Monday | via PlanPhilly
Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday. To John Kromer the city's persistent poverty is best tackled at the neighborhood level. Comment?
Sunday Mar 29 | via The Times-Tribune
Shirley Yuhas, Michael Quinn and Mary Catherine Dabbieri joined the firm, which is located in Plains Twp. All three Realtors have extensive prelicensing training. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Altoona Mirror
Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased in January over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. The CoreLogic data reveals that Altoona area foreclosures was 1.28 percent in January, a decrease of 0.34 percentage points from a year ago. Comment?
Saturday Mar 21 | via Examiner.com
It's usually never a good thing to have your name added to a law, either officially or unofficially. Yet that's exactly what's happened to Country-Pop music A1 4ber-megastar Taylor Swift . Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Daily Herald
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles could soon issue photo-less state identification cards under a proposal that an Indiana Senate committee passed Tuesday. The Homeland Security and Transportation Committee voted 8-0 to approve the measure, which would allow a religious exemption to Indiana's photo requirement on state IDs. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via JD Supra
With Republicans in control of both the Senate and the House of Representatives, the showdown between President Obama and Congress on the labor and employment front promises to continue into 2015. Expect to see the President's continued reliance on legislating unilaterally by executive orders and presidential memoranda where Congress is unwilling to advance his legislative agenda. Comment?
10 min ago | via Reuters
** Sears Holdings Corp said it would raise more than $2.5 billion by selling stores to a real estate investment trust it is setting up, in the latest move to shore up its finances. ** The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports for about 1.6 billion pounds . Comment?
1 hr ago | via WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Vacation home purchases made up 21 percent of all home sales last year at an estimated 1.13 million, the highest level since 2003 and a 57 percent increase from 2013, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors. The stock market's strong performance and gains in the labor market are creating more confidence among buyers, according to Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Comment?
21 min ago | via Business Wire
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23 min ago | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. The downgrades reflect an increase in Fitch-modeled losses since the last rating action. Comment?
23 min ago | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. The affirmations are based on the stable performance of the underlying collateral pool. Comment?
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