Real estate

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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Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who played Elaine on "Seinfeld." The character's townhouse is on sale for $8.65 million.
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CNN
October 12, 2019 - 11:54 am
The New York townhouse used for the exterior shots of Elaine Benes' apartment building from the show "Seinfeld" is up for sale and it could be yours (for the low, low price of $8.65 million).
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Renderings of how Health Center No. 1 will be incorporated in the new building.
Courtesy of The Goldenberg Group
Pat Loeb
October 01, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Philadelphia is selling its Center City health clinic, a landmark building on Broad Street between Lombard and South.
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Kyle Easley and Bryheim Murray run BK Partners
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Cherri Gregg
October 01, 2019 - 8:19 am
House flipping is big business in Philadelphia. But a pair of home grown real estate investors identified in a recent newspaper article as the latest example of the practice of "exploiting the poor and poorly informed" are defending themselves.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
A clash is brewing over a controversial bill in Philadelphia City council that would require every rental unit built before 1978 to be lead safe.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Prosecutors argued to a judge Friday morning that the man accused of fatally stabbing a well-known real estate developer in Rittenhouse Square last summer should go back to jail, after he attempted to contact the victim's family through social media. But against the...
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