Waverly 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?
10 hrs ago | via Denver Post
Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against three people, including a Colorado resident, for what they claim was a $54 million Ponzi scheme that promised high returns from the construction of "carbon-negative" homes and from a technology to turn trash into fuel. "Unfortunately for the investors, it was all a hoax and they lost precious savings. 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
Fitch downgraded 20 bonds in 15 transactions... )--Organizzati nell'ambito di CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS, i riconoscimenti SESAMES vengono conferiti alle 10 migliori innovazioni tecnologiche nei settori delle schede intellige... )--Pacific Gas and Electric Company has named Melissa Lavinson as Chief Sustainability Officer, an expansion of her existing role as vice president of Federa... )--Big Flower debuts as East Hampton's new lifestyle brand. Comment?
14 min ago | via KRON 4
With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives. That's because a healthy job gain would provide one of the final pieces of evidence the Fed needs to start raising interest rates from record lows on Sept. Comment?
19 min ago | via UnionLeader.com
Clients have recently asked "Do we need 20 percent down to purchase a home?" I have good news. Comment?
19 min ago | via UnionLeader.com
Again and again, sellers do things that peeve potential buyers, says McKay Price, assistant professor of real estate finance at Lehigh University. Comment?
38 min ago | via MDJonline.com
City Council members on Thursday expressed support for releasing the Marietta Redevelopment Corporation from $2.1 million it owes the city for the sake of a long-awaited million dollar land sale. Comment?
58 min ago | via Post-gazette.com
Cincinnati, Ohio-based Fifth Third Bank announced Thursday it was divesting its retail branch banking business in the Pittsburgh region, selling 17 branch offices to the area's No. 3 bank - First National Bank of Pennsylvania. Comment?
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