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May 13, 2015 | via The Ephrata Review
At their May 5 meeting, Adamstown officials moved to withdraw from the Cocalico regional police process due to the proposed cost-sharing percentages of the liabilities. The motion was carried 6-1 with Councilman Joe Dietrich opposing because he wanted to continue to negotiate with East Cocalico. Comment?
Mar 30, 2015 | 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?
Jan 28, 2015 | via The Morning Call
Sales of new and existing homes in the Lehigh Valley dropped by 2.1 percent, to 6,585 in 2014, compared with 6,727 in 2013, according to a report released Wednesday by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach's HomExpert Market Report. The rough beginning to 2014 led to the flat overall sales, said Brad Patt, senior vice president and region manager with Berkshire Hathaway. Comment?
Dec 9, 2014 | via PennLive.com
Trade Talk showcases the businesses in the midstate and the people who make them work. From companies who make iconic products to the small family businesses and everyone in between, we have a little bit of everything in the midstate. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via The Morning Call
Local foreclosure rates hit a five-year low in April, but activity still remains higher than the national average at least partially because of a judicial process in Pennsylvania that can keep properties in limbo for nearly two years. The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton region's rate, which measures the percentage of loans in some stage of the foreclosure process in Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties along with Warren County, N.J., fell to 2.66 percent in April, down from 3.13 percent one year earlier, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic, a financial and real estate analytics firm. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Insider Monkey
Long Pond Capital is a New York-based hedge fund led by John Khoury . Khoury, with a degree from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, applies a rigorous bottom-up approach to research and invests primarily in real estate investment trusts , and other real estate-related companies. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via National Mortgage News
Housing and property data provider RealtyTrac reported 126,868 foreclosure filings last month, the highest level of activity in 19 months, driven mainly by bank repossessions and a 5% year-over-year increase in scheduled foreclosure auctions. According to the U.S. Market Foreclosure Report, foreclosure filings in May rose 1% from the previous month and saw a 16% year-over-year increase. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RealtyTracA recently released its May 2015 U.S. Foreclosure Market Reporta , which shows foreclosure filings-default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions-were reported on 126,868 U.S. properties in May 2015, up 1 percent from the previous month and up 16 percent from a year ago to a 19-month high. The U.S. foreclosure rate in May was one in every 1,041 housing units with a foreclosure filing. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 16 | via Business Wire
As announced previously on December 15, 2014, under the terms of the Merger Agreement, LNB Bancorp Inc. shareholders will be entitled to elect to receive either 1.461 shares of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. common stock or $18.70 in cash for each common share of LNB Bancorp, Inc., subject to an overall allocation of exchanged shares into 50% cash and 50% stock. The companies expect to complete the merger on August 14, 2015, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Comment?
10 min ago | via Credit.com
In a move that makes house shopping slightly less intimidating for the indecisive consumer, Airbnb and Realtor.com just announced a partnership where prospective homebuyers can try out properties for a bit before deciding to buy them. When you think about it, it's actually kind of weird that we live in a world where a person will ask for samples of five different ice cream flavors before settling on a what to put in a $5 waffle cone, but the same person will take out a six-figure loan on a home in which she's never lived. Comment?
11 min ago | via Credit.com
If you're planning to buy a home in the near future , real estate taxes and homeowners insurance are necessary carrying costs you incur as a homeowner. There are two sides to the coin when electing to have these expenses rolled into your mortgage payment. Comment?
34 min ago | via Fountain Valley View
"Private and serene, and reminiscent of a tree house, this unique, multi-level cottage also has a colorful history as a former brothel." Real estate agent Valerie Milan of HOM Sotheby's International isn't just selling the 800-square-foot cottage. Comment?
37 min ago | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
In another sign the state's housing market continues to heal, people who lost a home in the Great Recession are looking to buy again and both younger wage earners who are forming households and other buyers say they plan to live in their homes longer than in previous years, according to an annual survey released Monday. The results of the California Association of Realtors “2015 Survey of California Home Buyers” generally reflects a shift toward buying patterns more common before the market meltdown during the middle of the last decade. Comment?
40 min ago | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
Denver's housing market saw another record-setting month with the average residential home selling for $377,550 in June, but realtors say the market may finally be easing up. The Denver Metro Association of Realtors says for the first time in a while home buyers are starting to go under contract without competing offers and price reductions are beginning to make their way to the market. Comment?
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