Category Archives: Real Estate

Important Legislation passed in Pennsylvania.

Repeal of Sunset of Twenty Year Statute of Limitations for Instruments under Seal Currently instruments …

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Ladd V. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Should Managing Short-Term Rentals Require A Real Estate License?

Short term rentals, Airbnb, VRBO… this evolving concept in the real estate market is making …

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Assessment Appeal Process May Provide Opportunities for Allegheny County Property Owners

Property assessments in Allegheny County have been in the news for many years.  While many …

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Warning to Real Estate Buyers and Sellers in the City of Pittsburgh

On February 1, 2018, the local realty transfer tax assessed for real estate conveyances in …

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Changes to the PA Uniform Planned Communities Act and the Uniform Condominium Act.

Governor Wolf recently signed into law House Bill No. 1340 of 2015 which amends both …

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City of Pittsburgh adopts Riverfront IPOD

On June 6, 2016, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto signed legislation enacted by City …

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Pennsylvania Title Insurance Notice

Effective May 1, 2016, title insurance premiums and endorsement costs, as recommended by the Title …

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Property Owners: Be Aware of Upcoming Washington County Tax Reassessment

To culminate a process that has been years in the making, in February 2016, Washington …

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How Much Do You (or Should You) Negotiate in a Small Commercial Lease?

Patricia Rodella and Pete Spangler spoke at a recent PBI Real Estate conference on “How Much Do …

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Recent Changes to the Mechanics’ Law

Mechanics’ Lien • An In Rem lien (against real property). • For the payment of …

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