Real estate

The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia School District's budget has been on a roller coaster ride the last few days. But the district appears to be standing on solid financial ground, for now. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 28, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has withdrawn his proposal for a real estate tax increase to fund the School District of Philadelphia, after the state Legislature agreed to higher-than-expected school funding. Read more here.
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Restaurant order
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Pat Loeb
May 26, 2020 - 3:58 pm
You can now order in-person at Philadelphia restaurants, Mayor Jim Kenney announced, but you still can’t dine inside. Read the latest here.
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Retail space available
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Mark Abrams
April 16, 2020 - 5:17 pm
Real estate agents from the Philadelphia region and beyond are urging Gov. Tom Wolf to allow them to reopen their operations by May 1 and reclassify them as essential businesses. Read more here.
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Restrictions to movement, a plunging financial market and uncertainty about future income, all because of the coronavirus pandemic, have upended plans to buy and sell homes overnight.
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CNN
March 20, 2020 - 3:51 pm
If you are buying, selling or looking for a home, you are not alone in having questions right now. Or in being a little shaken up. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 03, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The head of the office that assesses Philadelphia real estate for tax purposes has resigned after facing sharp criticism for large and often uneven increases in property assessments. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 05, 2019 - 3:03 pm
Philadelphia City Council has amended its tax abatement phase-down plan, after Mayor Jim Kenney threatened to veto it. With the change, the new abatement plan will not take effect until next Dec. 31.
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Philadelphia Councilmembers huddle during the 3.5 hour public hearing.
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Pat Loeb
December 03, 2019 - 8:39 pm
Philadelphia's 10-year property tax abatement will be drastically lowered under a bill that gained preliminary City Council approval Tuesday evening. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 24, 2019 - 8:18 am
The process for selling land owned by the city of Philadelphia has many critics and they now include the city's own Inspector General. The office recently investigated one high-profile land sale and found it riddled with flaws.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 21, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Philadelphia City Council has come to an agreement on a phase down for the controversial 10-year tax abatement. The plan is in a bill introduced Thursday, which was the last possible day to get bills passed this term. Read more here.
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