Category Archives: Real Estate

Recent Third Circuit CERCLA Decision Reaffirms the Importance of Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Purchases

A recent Third Circuit Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, (‘CERCLA’) decision reaffirms the …

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Wire Fraud: Are Realtors® at Risk?

The statistics about the rise of wire fraud in real estate transactions are staggering. Recent …

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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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