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  • People in the News - Oct. 17, 2018 - Stradley Ronon

    Wednesday Oct 17 | via Law.com 

    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Eric M. Hurwitz and attorney Walter J. Buzzetta presented at a webinar held by The Rossdale Group on Oct. 3. The webinar, titled "Mastering Foreclosure Law & MERS," discussed the latest legal issues and challenges pertinent to both the defense and prosecution of residential mortgage foreclosures, including challenges based on the MERS system created by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. Hurwitz focuses his litigation practice on defending financial institutions from claims arising out of nearly every type of consumer and commercial financial product.

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    Related Topix: Foreclosures, Mortgage, Mortgage, Home, Personal Finance

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    Wednesday Oct 17 | via BrothersJudd Blog 

    According to a Lincoln Institute study in 2009, universities in Boston were sitting on more than $12 billion in real estate, which if taxed would have generated more than $340 million for the city. Through voluntary contributions in lieu of taxes, colleges and hospitals in Boston sent the city about $14 million that year.

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    Related Topix: Yale University, Housing

  • A generation later, Philly bank staff celebrates a v...

    Monday Oct 15 | via Philly.com 

    Carmen Christopher, at last week's reunion of First Pennsylvania employees, worked for decades at the Philadelphia lender and the banks that followed through industry consolidation. It's 29 years since the oldest bank in America was acquired by its crosstown rival, PNB, to become part of something called CoreStates, then First Union, then Wachovia, and now Wells Fargo, based in San Francisco.

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    Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Financial Services, Wells Fargo , Banking, Mortgage, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

  • Philly land prices plummet, as weakening housing mar...

    Saturday Oct 13 | via Philly.com 

    Prices paid for vacant land in Philadelphia have plummeted to their lowest levels in three years after peaking in 2017, an indication that the city's development boom led by townhouse, condo and apartment projects is losing steam. Buyers of bare development sites paid a median price of $31.72 a square foot during the first six months of 2018, down more than 46 percent from last year's $59.23, according to public data compiled this month at the Inquirer's and Daily News' request by Kevin Gillen, senior research fellow at Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation.

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    Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Drexel University, Housing, Home Listing, Home

  • People in the News - Oct. 10, 2018 - White and Williams

    Wednesday Oct 10 | via Law.com 

    The two-year engagement kicked-off on Oct. 1, 2018 with the donation of $10,000, providing brand new schoolyard equipment and toys for students to enjoy. The donation was made as part of the firm's Adopt-A-School Initiative, which supports the local community by investing in education.

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    Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Philadelphia, PA, Stevens, PA

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