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Mortgage Broker Association Introduces Lending Integrity Seal of Approval

Harrisburg, PA - January 3, 2008 - In today’s market, it is more important than ever to protect consumers during the home-buying and refinancing...

Grell Introduces Legislation on Mortgage Payoff Statements

Renewing efforts to protect home buyers, sellers, land title agents and insurers, Rep. Glen Grell (R-Cumberland) has reintroduced legislation (House Bill 2097) that would...

Attorney General Corbett announces distribution of nearly $11 million to PA consumers in national...

HARRISBURG - December 14, 2007 - Nearly $11 million in consumer restitution is being sent to more than 12,000 Pennsylvania residents as the result of...

Congressional Budget Impasse Threatens Homes for Thousands of Pennsylvanians

GLENSIDE, Pa., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress is set to vote today, December 11th, 2007 on housing funds in the continuing battle with the...

Pennsylvania Treasurer: INVEST Assets Not Exposed to Subprime Debt

Letter sent to participants reassuring them that their investments are protected  HARRISBURG, PA - Dec. 6, 2007  - Treasurer Robin L. Wiessmann today reassured Pennsylvanians that...

Specter to Hold Hearing on Lancaster and Berks Homeowners’ Mortgage Crisis

Middletown, PA - December 7, 2007 - Senator Arlen Specter, along with Senator Bob Casey and Congressman Tim Holden, will hold a hearing on...

Banking Secretary Urges General Assembly To Reform Mortgage Lending Laws

HARRISBURG, PA - Nov. 29, 2007 -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan says Pennsylvania lawmakers need to pass stronger laws to protect home borrowers from...

Is Homeownership Right for You?

 Pennsylvania Association of Mortgage Brokers offers benefits of homeownership versus renting Harrisburg, PA – November 27, 2007 – As you think about your goals for...

Attorney General Corbett announces lawsuit in Pittsburgh area real estate and mortgage fraud case

HARRISBURG, Nov. 16, 2007 - Attorney General Tom Corbett today announced that the Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection has filed suit against a Pittsburgh...

Treasurer Wiessmann Encourages Lawmakers to Adopt Mortgage Disclosure Improvements

Applauds Statewide Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives  HARRISBURG, Nov. 5, 2007 —Treasurer Robin L. Wiessmann today supported the swift adoption of the proposed mortgage reform proposals to continue...

Governor Rendell Launches Statewide Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives

Says mortgage reforms need legislative action to prevent future crisis PHILADELPHIA , Oct. 29, 2007 – Homeowners across the state who are facing foreclosure because...

Sovereign Bank Participates in Pennsylvania Program to Help Struggling Homeowners

WYOMISSING, PA, October 12, 2007 -- Sovereign Bank today announced its participation in the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency's (PHFA) Refinance to an Affordable Loan...

Wanted: Owner to Give New Life to Funeral Home

Hatfield Funeral Home Building to Be Auctioned Oct. 19 HATFIELD, Pa., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the possibilities -- a restaurant that specializes in "Death...

Specter Speaks on Mortgage Crisis

Washington, D.C., October 5, 2007 - U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (R-Pa) spoke on the Senate Floor today regarding the mortgage crisis. Yesterday, Specter introduced...

Attorney General Corbett urges consumers to file complaints concerning problems with Berks County mortgage...

HARRISBURG, September 21, 2007 - Attorney General Tom Corbett today urged consumers to file formal complaints with the Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection concerning...

Third Quarter U.S. Mortgage Payment Index Finds Fixed-Rate Mortgages Remain Strong, Payments Affordable

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional home loans, such as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, have survived the so-called "mortgage meltdown" and homebuyers are seeking...

Acting Banking Secretary Urges Lawmakers to Act Swiftly on Mortgage Reform

HARRISBURG – Sept. 18, 2007 -- Acting Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan told lawmakers today that Pennsylvania needs better laws to protect consumers from...

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PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site, pha.phila.gov.

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Effective March 6th, Toomey’s Pittsburgh Office Moving to Grant Building

Effective March 6th, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey's (R-Pa.) Pittsburgh office will be located in the Grant Building, in downtown Pittsburgh. The new location is one mile from the current office, and is more accessible to the downtown area. Senator Casey's office is also located in the Grant Building