Waverly Real Estate News
Apr 5, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
A representative from the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania will give a presentation on land banks at city council's public caucus at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. Councilmen Bill Gaughan and Wayne Evans hope to create a land bank with Lackawanna County government to battle blight and get vacant properties back on the tax rolls. Comment?
Mar 10, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Without help from the Lackawanna County Housing Coalition, Asia Wallace would not be a homeowner, she said Tuesday during the coalition's 20th anniversary celebration. Ms. Wallace, 30, who previously lived in shelters and Section 8 housing, said assistance from coalition members Lackawanna County Housing Authority and NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania was indispensable in helping her recently buy a home in Taylor, where she lives with her two young children. Comment?
Sep 1, 2009 | via The Citizens' Voice
As federal investigators look into the financial dealings of former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert Cordaro, they have asked questions about the complex financial arrangements behind his purchase of a $700,000 house near Lake Scranton. Cordaro acquired the house in March 2006 at 57 Tiffany Drive, Dunmore, a 5,000-plus-square-foot home with four fireplaces, a home movie theater and sweeping views of the valley. Comment?
Feb 19, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
A more-attractive-than-usual slate of Scranton properties will be available at next month's judicial sale for bargain hunters. The properties are among hundreds that city officials targeted for a different sale process known as the "Pittsburgh Plan" in the 1990s but never followed through, said Ron Koldjeski, deputy director of the Lackawanna County Tax Claim Bureau. Comment?
Jan 10, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Fannie Mae, also known as Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas, by its attorney in fact, Phelan Hallinan LLP, to Jeffrey Michael Magnot; a property at 202 Prynn St., Blakely, for $105,900. Covington Lakes Estates LLC, Covington Twp., to Ralph and Robbin Lamo, Clinton, N.J.; a property at Route 611 and State Road, Covington Twp., for $300,000. 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?
20 min ago | via Alabama Live
Sales: According to the North Alabama MLS , Morgan County residential sales totaled 107 units in April, an increase in sales growth of .9 percent or 1 unit above the same period last year. Year-to-date sales through April are up 14.6 percent from 2014. Comment?
45 min ago | via Daily Mail
Labour leadership favourite Andy Burnham slammed for claiming A 17,000 a year to rent London flat despite owning his own nearby Labour leadership favourite Andy Burnham is claiming A 17,000 a year in expenses to rent a flat in London - despite owning his own property nearby. The shadow health secretary has been claiming A 1,449.98 each month to cover the rent for a flat near Parliament. Comment?
57 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 I wasn't surprised to read the research from Nottingham building society this week revealing that one in six homeowners are considering remortgaging before the end of this year. Comment?
1 hr ago | via KFYI-AM Phoenix
Ready for some straight talk on mortgage? Radio personality Kerri Kasem and mortgage guru Alex Michaels host an informative discussion about today's market, loan products, and how refinancing can help you: * Lock-in a lower interest rate * Cash-out refinance to pay off high interest debts or finance a large purchase The New American Funding Mortgage Radio Show demystifies mortgage to help you understand the terrain of today's market and make informed decisions about one of life's biggest investments. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Reuters
May 24 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?
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