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  • Grants encourage home ownership

    Jul 15, 2018 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Blair County residents buying a house for the first time may be eligible for a grant of up to $5,000 to put toward closing costs and down payments. With part of the revenue from a county-levied fee on deed and mortgage transfers, grants are going to become available through the First-time Homebuyer Assistance Program, a partnership created and supported by Blair County Community Action and the county's Department of Social Services.

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    Related Topix: Blair County, PA, Home Buying, Home, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Mortgage

  • Blair County reviews plans for Snare building

    Jul 1, 2018 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Blair County Planning Commission members said Thursday the plan for Snare & Associates Mortgage Services to construct a new office building is generally consistent with countywide planning efforts, but they have some concerns about the project. Snare plans to construct a 7,500-square-foot office building on a 0.733-acre lot along North Juniata and Jefferson streets in Blair Township.

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  • Role-playing poverty

    Jun 10, 2018 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec / From left: Jennifer Zupon, Sue Lamertina and Kathy Hart fill out job application forms during a poverty simulation experience Tuesday at the First Church of Christ for human services agencies, non-profits and community leaders. Most instead were human services workers learning how to empathize better with poor clients, whom the workers help through the disbursement of funds, counseling, guidance and other assistance.

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    Related Topix: Blair County, PA, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Mortgage, Home

  • Briefcase

    Jan 16, 2018 | via Altoona Mirror 

    First Commonwealth Financial Corporation and Garfield Acquisition Corp., the parent company of Cincinnati-based Foundation Bank, have agreed that First Commonwealth will acquire Garfield and Foundation Bank in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $58 million. In the past several years, First Commonwealth has opened a commercial banking center in Cleveland, acquired two banks in Columbus, purchased a branch network in Canton and opened mortgage offices in suburban Akron and Columbus.

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    Related Topix: Financial Services, First Commonwealth Financial, Banking, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home, Mortgage, Ohio

  • Finance sector among hardest hit

    Dec 23, 2017 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec Eric Irwin, co-owner of Irwin Financial/Raymond James Financial Services Inc., said the financial industry has been slowly losing jobs due to automation within the financial services industry. Altoona ranks as one of the top American cities which lost jobs in 2017, according to 24/7 Wall St. LLC, a Delaware corporation which runs a financial news and opinion company with content delivered through the internet.

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    Related Topix: Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Mortgage, Blair County, PA, Retirement

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