Murrysville Real Estate News
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Aug 5, 2015 | via Business Journal
Murrysville oncologist Dr. Jan Seski released a statement through his lawyer Tuesday stating that he had participated in a lawfully permitted hunt in Zimbabwe, according to a report in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. In the wake of the killing of a lion named Cecil last month that sparked international furor, news broke Sunday that a Seski was under investigation in Zimbabwe for what the government said was using a bow and arrow in April to kill a lion without approval, on land where it was not allowed. Comment?
Apr 8, 2015 | via FireHouse.com
April 08--Derry Township supervisors are interested in purchasing the former Eastern Derry Township Volunteer Fire Department property along Route 217 in hopes of restoring a second active fire department within the municipality. The former Eastern Derry headquarters is one of more than 100 properties listed for the county's May 4 sheriff sale, and supervisors chairman Vince DeCario said the supervisors have been in discussions with the township's solicitor about trying to buy the property. 49 comments
Feb 20, 2015 | via Planning
Feb. 20 --At least two dozen moderate-income households could get a financial boost toward home ownership in Monessen over the next 15 months. The Mon Valley Initiative has received a $233,386 grant from Westmoreland County for a new Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance effort. Comment?
Monday Oct 5 | via The Centrist
By James Paul Have a spare $1,000 lying around? If so, you'd probably make a mortgage payment or buy several weeks of groceries. You might even sock it away in your 401 or kid's college fund. Comment?
Sunday Oct 4 | via The Times-Tribune
Kelly Klaproth, PA-C, joins the practice and will assist Louis J. Freedman, M.D. Ms. Klaproth earned her Bachelor of Science in medical studies and her master's in physician assistant studies from King's College. Comment?
Saturday Oct 3 | via Christian Science Monitor
In recent years we've become painfully accustomed to hearing about rising home prices and decreasing home affordability . And once again, a measure of national home prices, as well as NerdWallet's own analysis of housing affordability, confirm the growing issue. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via JD Supra
On September 24, 2015, the CFPB and DOJ announced a joint action against Hudson City Savings Bank for allegedly discriminatory redlining practices from 2009 through 2013 in certain neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act. Over the past few months, officials from both the Bureau and DOJ have spoken publicly about redlining concerns, noting that they have seen a resurgence in the practice. Comment?
Sunday Sep 20 | via The Jersey Journal
The local housing market is on an upswing, or maybe approaching one. It depends how you look at the numbers. Comment?
7 min ago | via Investor's Business Daily
PMorgan Chase's third-quarter earnings missed estimates late Monday as cost curbs failed to fully offset the third year-over-year revenue decline in four quarters due to choppy markets. The biggest U.S. bank earned $1.32 a share excluding various items - including a $2.2 billion tax benefit - down from $1.36 a year earlier. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
Westpac is passing on some of the cost of new capital requirements to home loan customers by raising its variable mortgage rates by 0.20 percentage points. The bank's owner occupier home loan variable rates will increase by 0.20 percentage points to 5.68 per cent on November 20, when residential investment property loan rates will go up by the same amount to 5.95 per cent. Comment?
11 min ago | via MLive.com
With month-over-month declining prices and increased time on the market, the landscape has transitioned into a buyer's market, according to Realtor.com's "Advance Read of September Trends," the most recent month for which complete data is available. This means that it is now easier for buyers to purchase a home - and possibly negotiate a better price - than it has been any time so far this year. Comment?
11 min ago | via MLive.com
You may have heard that the slowly improving real estate market is quickly becoming a buyer's market. That means that the power of negotiating a home sale has shifted from sellers being in the driver's seat to buyer's taking control of the wheel. Comment?
15 min ago | via Sunherald.com
The rules that financial pros say people should follow if they want to build wealth are usually straightforward -- pay your bills on time, have cash on hand for a rainy day and invest money for your future. Sounds easy enough, but for many people these milestones can feel out of reach. Comment?
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