Jermyn Real Estate News
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Jul 29, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
Roaring Brook Township real estate developer John Basalyga plans to talk to a lot of people to help him figure out how to revive the mall, which opened as a linchpin of revived downtown hopes almost 22 years ago only to watch tenant after tenant leave in recent years. "I will work hard to make the mall successful by doing what I have done with my other businesses," Basalyga said in a statement issued Tuesday. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
An FBI agent romantically involved for years with Ellen M. Granahan Goffer, who is state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's sister, is suing her for refusing to pay back a $200,000 loan to buy a home, according to a lawsuit filed in Lackawanna County Court. In the suit, filed last week, FBI agent Jacob J. Wentland III of Dunmore says the loan to Ellen M. Granahan Goffer, a deputy state attorney general, cost him almost his entire "life savings." Comment?
Jun 28, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Luzerne and Lackawanna counties have been named among the most affordable places for first-time homebuyers by national real estate data tracking firm RealtyTrac. But real estate watchers say there's two sides to the designation, and it may indicate a weak housing market. Comment?
Jun 3, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County commissioners this morning introduced an ordinance to create a land bank designed to fight blight and serve as an economic development tool. Land banks are public authorities with the power to hold and manage land; eliminate tax liens; develop, rehabilitate or demolish lots; and sell, transfer, lease or mortgage properties. Comment?
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?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via PennLive.com
Trisha R. Koch-Allen of New Cumberland was named branch manager of Mid Penn Bank's Carlisle Pike office. She previously served as mortgage production manager for M&T Bank. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via KMPH-TV Fresno
Former President Jimmy Carter plans to discuss his recent cancer diagnosis Thursday for the first time since revealing last week that he was ill. Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer showed up in four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is "at ease with whatever comes." Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Reuters
U.S. home resales rose to a near 8-1/2-year high in July and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region picked up this month, fresh signs of steady economic growth that likely keeps the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. While other data on Thursday showed a slight increase in the number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week, the trend remained consistent with strong labor market momentum. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Business Wire
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Tuesday Aug 18 | via The Daily Caller
August 2015 marks the 250th anniversary of the outbreak of violent resistance in the American colonies to England's Stamp Act, approved by parliament with little opposition and endorsed by King George III on March 22, 1765. Although the Stamp Act was not scheduled to go into effect until November 1, news of its passage reached Boston in April. Comment?
24 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Bank of Montreal Q3 adjusted EPS of $1.86, +8% y/y, was ahead of consensus $1.73, but the headline beat hardly tells the entire story as much of the beat came from lower than expected PCL in both Canadian and U.S. P&C segment. I view this to be an unsustainable trend given the weak Canadian economy and that the growth in the U.S. is unlikely to offset BMO's Canadian weakness. Comment?
36 min ago | via Truthdig
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, movie star Brad Pitt - perhaps the city's most famous resident - established his Make It Right Foundation to rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward, one of New Orleans' poorest and hardest-hit neighborhoods. The answer, in the most basic sense, is that Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation has built more than 100 houses, all equipped with solar panels and other eco-friendly flourishes, for families who otherwise might not have been able to afford a home. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Reuters
Aug 29 Welfare spending in Sweden will rise by 1.7 billion crowns next year under a deal agreed between the country minority government and an opposition party, daily Svenska Dagbladet wrote. The deal over the 2016 budget between the government and the Left Party will also leave mortgage tax relief and company tax unchanged and see no hikes in income taxes for those earning up to 50,000 crowns a month, the newspaper wrote. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Stroudnewsand Journal
The house, some could argue, is larger than we need but we like where it is and feel it contains many cherished memories. A: You are clearly experiencing problems keeping your mortgage repayment up to date and are terrified of the thought of losing your home. Comment?
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