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Veterans organizations exempt from realty tax in Pennsylvania

01/13/2018 “For organizations serving Pennsylvania’s veterans ... For them, the Realty Transfer Tax is a costly impediment to performing a simple transfer of real estate,” said Rafferty. “These organizations tend to operate on very thin financial margins ...

Redfin Mortgage Launches in Pennsylvania

01/11/2018 PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- (RDFN) — Redfin Mortgage, LLC is now offering loans to homebuyers in Pennsylvania, announced Redfin Corporation (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin Mortgage offers fixed- and ...

Margaret Loutsch estate

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Tax Reform Is Going To Yield Some Real Estate “Blues”

01/08/2018 Now take that number and cap it at $10,000, knowing that this is the maximum you can deduct for real estate taxes and state and local income taxes combined. If you are looking to buy a home for $1,200,000 in Pennsylvania you have to be earning $250,000 a ...

Politico: Pennsylvania’s Senate race should draw national attention

01/04/2018 Jeff Bartos, a real estate developer, withdrew from the race. Libertarian Party member Dale Kerns is also running. A news release from the Barletta campaign said it’s no surprise Pennsylvania’s Senate contest is being touted. “Barletta announced his ...

Pa. billionaire gives $800 million, lands on list of biggest charitable donations of 2017

01/05/2018 Hillman, who was 98 years old when he died, divvied up the money among 14 organizations serving southwestern Pennsylvania ... founder of Prometheus Real Estate Group University of California at San Francisco, for student aid, faculty recruitment, and ...

Florida Could Be Close to a Real Estate Reckoning

01/02/2018 A state built on real estate speculation, whose chief attribute was proximity ... professors from the University of Colorado at Boulder and Pennsylvania State University found that homes exposed to sea-level rise sell at a 7 percent discount compared ...

PA Agency Urges Periodic Home Radon Testing

01/04/2018 For people buying or selling a home, Pennsylvania's Real Estate Seller Disclosure Act requires sellers to disclose the results of any known radon testing, and the DEP website lists radon testing options for real estate transactions.

DEP urges testing for radon; 40 percent of Pa. homes said to exceed EPA standard

01/02/2018 Pennsylvania's Real Estate Seller Disclosure Act requires sellers to reveal the results of any known radon testing.

Pa. realtors deal with big increases on ACA exchange

01/01/2018 York County real estate agent Kim Moyer has watched his premium jump ... The 2018 increase comes after President Donald Trump cut federal subsidies, but Pennsylvania Association of Realtors President Kathy McQuilkin says the price jumps started under ...

Florida’s real estate reckoning could be near

12/29/2017 A state built on real estate speculation, whose chief attribute was proximity ... professors from the University of Colorado at Boulder and Pennsylvania State University found that homes exposed to sea-level rise sell at a 7 percent discount compared ...

Florida's real estate reckoning could be closer than you think

12/30/2017 A state built on real estate speculation, whose chief attribute was proximity ... professors from the University of Colorado at Boulder and Pennsylvania State University found that homes exposed to sea-level rise sell at a 7 percent discount compared ...

Deputies: Suspect wanted in Pennsylvania arrested in Union

12/28/2017 Carpenter-Stewart was wanted out of Pennsylvania for charges of aggravated assault ... Mountain Heritage Trust Preserve in Pickens County that had been slated for real estate development will now be permanently protected by a conservation easement.

Prepayment of taxes to avoid Trump tax reform mostly a no-go in Pa.

12/28/2017 So, according to news reports from several states, people have been flocking to tax collectors to pre-pay their 2018 real estate taxes, in hopes of being able to deduct them from their 2017 taxes. In Pennsylvania, however, the law doesn't allow such ...

Luzerne County property owner tries to prepay real estate taxes

12/27/2017 Luzerne County resident Tom Benz wanted to prepay his 2018 real estate taxes this week ... saying prepayment of 2018 taxes is “expressly prohibited” by Pennsylvania law. “I am sorry that we were not able to provide a more favorable outcome with ...

No, you may not prepay Pennsylvania taxes to claim expiring deductions

12/26/2017 A memo to local tax collectors from the Pennsylvania State Tax Collectors' Association Inc., however, told a different story. "Many of you have been receiving phone calls from taxpayers asking if they can prepay their 2018 real estate taxes," the memo said.

Brian Teyssier earns internationally recognized designation for performance in luxury real estate

12/22/2017 Teyssier joins an exclusive group of real estate professionals who have completed The ... e-PRO & is the most positively reviewed Zillow Realtor in the ENTIRE state of Pennsylvania. For more information about the luxury market in Pittsburgh, contact ...

Luzerne County real estate tax base decline reported since June

12/24/2017 Pennsylvania Ave. in Wilkes-Barre was reduced from $875,000 ... tax exemption through 2024 and an 80 percent discount on real estate taxes on new construction in 2025 and 2026 under a different incentive program. Sugarloaf Township’s tax base increased ...

Real Estate – December 19

12/18/2017 Helgeson, 736 N. Johnson Branch Road, Cumberland/Buck Creek Township, $244,255. Sonseerae E. Furman to Hiday Property LLC, Pennsylvania St., Shirley, $2,400. Hoosier Public Radio Corporation to Zachary C. and Ashley R. Allen, 19 Wood St., Greenfield ...

Is Now The Time To Bet On The Real Estate Sector And Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI)?

12/19/2017 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) is a USD$881.31M real estate investment trust (REIT), which is a collective vehicle for investing in real estate that originated in the US and has since been taken on board globally. Real estate analysts ...

Financial, real estate firms seen as winners of GOP tax bill

12/19/2017 would go to corporations in finance and real estate, while the bill would do less for manufacturers and miners, based on an analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model at the University of Pennsylvania. Earnings per share for the biggest US banks would ...

Republican tax plan will drop Pennsylvania property values, critics argue

12/13/2017 But numbers from the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors show a potentially ... will be the correct way to go," McQuilkin said. The real-estate business is already seeing some of the lowest home ownership rates on record as younger people delay buying ...

Pennsylvania Avenue is 6th most expensive address in US

12/12/2017 (Thinkstock) WASHINGTON — For companies that want a Pennsylvania Avenue address, the price for the prestige is high. Office rents there are almost twice as much as the D.C. market average. Real estate firm JLL’s 2017 “Most Expensive Streets” study ...

Could cadastral blockchains be the answer to Pa.’s economic woes?

12/11/2017 A Wilmington, Del., technologist wants to use blockchain, the encrypted public ledger best known as the technology behind cryptocurrencies, to improve the way business gets done in Pennsylvania. “Cadastres” are real estate maps used to organize parcel ...

CU Realty Services adds two new credit union partners in Pennsylvania

12/08/2017 The solution many credit unions are turning to is HomeAdvantage®, the turnkey real estate program from CU Realty Services ... HomeAdvantage is now being utilized by seven Pennsylvania-based credit union partners to serve more than 600,000 members.

Recent cases put spotlight on sex addiction, but is it real?

12/07/2017 “The reason is very simple,” said Dr. Charles O’Brien, a University of Pennsylvania psychiatry professor involved ... L.J. Schwartz, a former real estate adviser in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, says a nearly 30-year addiction to sex almost ruined ...

'It's going to make it more expensive to live here': Why N.J., Pa. might face housing blow under GOP tax bill

12/08/2017 a tax and real estate expert at Temple’s Fox School of Business. Kevin Gillen, an economist at the Lindy Institute at Drexel University, said homeowners in South Jersey would be more affected than those in Pennsylvania. The Jersey Shore, in particular ...

Brent Vernon: Strong Pa. economy primed to get even stronger

12/05/2017 Pennsylvania's quality of life must not go unnoticed amid this business powerhouse. The state boasts the lowest cost of living in the Northeast, affordable real estate, prominent world-ranked universities, and premier health care and cultural institutions.

Pennsylvania’s first LGBTQ housing for young adults breaks ground in North Philly

12/07/2017 Rendering by Kitchen & Associates Construction has officially begun on the first LGBTQ housing project of its kind in Pennsylvania ... in 1797 and looks just as stately as ever. Top Philly real estate trends to expect in 2018 From new kinds of renters ...

Under Gov. Wolf, Pa. is primed for business | Opinion

12/07/2017 Pennsylvania's quality of life must not go unnoticed amid this business powerhouse. The state boasts the lowest cost of living in the Northeast, affordable real estate, prominent world-ranked universities, and premier health-care and cultural institutions.

Sex cases put spotlight on addiction,but is it real?

12/04/2017 "The reason is very simple," said Dr. Charles O'Brien, a University of Pennsylvania psychiatry professor involved ... L.J. Schwartz, a former real estate adviser in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, says a nearly 30-year addiction to sex almost ruined his life.

3rd Circ. Upholds Fees To Atty In Pa. Gaming Inquiry Row

12/04/2017 Law360, Philadelphia (December 4, 2017, 6:28 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Monday upheld a ruling requiring two businessmen associated with a Pennsylvania casino ... an Erie County real estate developer, saw a federal judge reject claims that Leonard ...

Bethel, PA Homes For Sale & Real Estate

12/04/2017 Mount Bethel is an unincorporated community in Upper Mount Bethel Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Mount Bethel is located along Pennsylvania Route 611 north of the intersection with Pennsylvania Route 512. Living in Bethel comes at a cost of ...

Murrysville, PA Homes For Sale & Real Estate

12/01/2017 Murrysville is a Home Rule Municipality and formerly a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. It became a home rule municipality in August 1976. If you love good food then you are living in the right place; Murrysville offers a vast range of ...

Pa. home for sale modeled after castle in Spain

12/01/2017 A 15,000-square-foot home for sale in Pennsylvania was modeled after a castle in Spain. It can't be used for commercial purposes, according to the township's zoning laws. It's a home -- a replica of El Castillo de los Mendoza on the market for $1.69 million.

In bankruptcy, weighed down by $121M in debt, Montco real estate company seeks to sell properties

11/30/2017 11 bankruptcy protection in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in June. Robert T. Wrigley, which has been involved in real estate development for nearly 50 years, formed Trefoil Properties in 1990 after spending time ...

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey On The Tax Bill

11/30/2017 HH: Joined now by Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey ... and make them put it to reduction of mortgage debt or into residential real estate or something that is productive, but you would get an enormous amount of revenue, and relief for people who relied ...

In Real Estate’s Next Act, Blockchain Threatens to Take Center Stage

11/30/2017 A graduate of Barnard College, she had already earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s in real estate from New York University. “Why would I ever need to go back to school?” she asked. “Thanks to blockchain,” her ...

Yardi: These U.S. Markets Will Add The Most Office Real Estate In 2018

11/28/2017 Philadelphia rounded out the list of five, adding another six buildings to the city for a total of 2.7M SF. One of those buildings will be the Comcast Technology Center. Once complete, this will be the tallest building in Pennsylvania.

Ex-Dividend Reminder: Bank of America, Nelnet and Pennsylvania REIT

11/28/2017 Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/30/17, Bank of America Corp. (Symbol: BAC), Nelnet Inc (Symbol: NNI), and Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (Symbol: PEI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming ...