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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...

Housing Rehab Grants Will Help Local Homeowners Make Properties Safer, Attractive

PITTSBURGH, PA, October 12, 2007 - Homeowners in Allegheny County and Southside Clairton will be the beneficiaries of two grants from the Federal Home...

Turner Awarded $235 Million Contract For Second Phase of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA - October 10, 2007 - Turner Construction Company has been awarded a $235 million contract to complete Phase 2 of construction on the...

Congressman Dent helps lead passage of Affordable Housing Trust Fund

U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent today applauded House passage of H.R. 2895, the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007, of which he is...

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...

ProLogis Announces New Agreements With BMW of North America

Company Pre-Leases 1.2 Million Square Feet of Distribution Space to BMW in Pennsylvania and Illinois Warehouse Totaling 250,000 Square Feet Acquired in Sale-Leaseback Transaction...

HACP and KBK Awarded Tax Credits for Garfield Redevelopment

Pittsburgh, Sept. 14 2007 -- A crowd of nearly 100 Garfield residents and community stakeholders gathered at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church yesterday to meet...

Metro Commercial Negotiates Sale of Village Square Shopping Center

Highly visible 34,606 Berks County community center sold to Cherry Hill buyer Wyomissing, PA - October 8, 2007 - Metro Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the region’s...

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...

Sen. Casey, Rep. Holden Celebrate $100 Million Grants Milestone in PA

HARRISBURG, PA, Sept. 14, 2007 - U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-PA) and U.S. Rep. Tim Holden (PA-17) joined public, private and nonprofit...

Locust Point Condominiums Named Condominium of the Year at Building Industry Awards

Locust Point Receives Top Honors at the Annual "William Penn Awards of Excellence" Ceremony PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2007 "William Penn Awards of...

Governor Rendell Says $201 million in Property Tax Rebates Sent to Seniors

HARRISBURG, Oct. 2, 2007 – Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced that more than 450,000 senior citizens have received Property Tax/Rent Rebates so far this...

Eckert Seamans Announces Major Expansion in Philadelphia, West Chester and Harrisburg

Adds 22 Attorneys from McKissock & Hoffman PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The national law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin and Mellott, LLC today announced...

Local Homeowner Benefits from Cost, Energy-Saving Renovations

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia and the Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania help make low-income home more energy efficient PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together Philadelphia,...

7,000 More Berks County Seniors Getting Property Tax Rebates

Harrisburg, September 28, 2007 -- With three months remaining before the deadline to apply for "2006 tax year" rebates, more than 7,000...

Pennsylvania Home Inspector and Real Estate Laws

If you are choosing your own home inspector, or working with a real estate agent to select one, you should be aware of a...

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...

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Deadline Extended to End of the Year

HARRISBURG – The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania’s recently-expanded Property Tax/Rent Rebate program has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31. “We are extending...

1929 Art Deco Icon to Celebrate Grand Opening on Washington Square

$75 Million Renovation of The Ayer Sets New Standard in Upscale Living PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in historic Society Hill overlooking Washington Square,...

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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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Pa Treasurer Torsella Warns of Possible Unclaimed Property Scams

ennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today warned of a surge in unclaimed property scams targeting victims through fake letters and emails in which scammers portray themselves as National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) or state Treasury representatives.