The U.S. General Services Administration is partnering to host a Green Living Fair Thursday in Harrisburg.Read More »
The real estate market was hit hard during the recent financial crisis, but many still consider home ownership a good investment. As you file your 2010 tax return, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants notes that this may be your last chance to take advantage of a valuable tax credit if you purchased a home early last year. This article answers five common questions about the credit.Read More »
The amount of leased industrial and office space in York County increased in 2010 along with a drop in rental prices per square foot, according to a report by York-based Rock Commercial Real Estate.Read More »
I read with great interest the recent article by Jim T. Ryan regarding the stymied housing market and its effect on manufacturing jobs in the commonwealth. (“Housing market still stymies related manufacturers,” Business Journal, April 1, 2011)
The biggest obstacle to overcome or rationalize when attempting to build or purchase a new home is the property tax associated with that purchase.
"Fast food and fast housing are shaped by one of modernism's core philosophies — the promise to make life better by making it easier. This powerful promise continues to capture the imagination of the majority of people, despite the mounting evidence of just how much harm it has wrought. ... Most of the development created by the fast-housing industry has resulted in environmentally unsustainable, culturally homogenous neighborhoods of single-family detached houses and strip retail...Read More »
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Pennsylvania $105 million to help homeowners facing foreclosure, Gov. Tom Corbett's office said.Read More »
The down market for new-home sales has affected more than just the construction industry. Even as the overall economy improves, home-product manufacturers feel the pinch and react with factory closings and layoffs.Read More »