A seller’s market…really? Historicall

March 22, 2012

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A seller’s market…really? Historically low rates, attractive housing prices, and record high affordability index may incite buyer stampede this spring market. http://ow.ly/9Oddo

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Spring-Ford School District faces $10.4M shortfall

January 24, 2011

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The proposed preliminary budget for the 2011-2012 school year in Spring-Ford presented a variety of problems, the most significant being a $10.4 million deficit. School administrators are hesitant to discuss a tax increase since the budget is still in the planning stages. Expenses are increasing as revenues continue to fall. The district will face even […]

Upper Dublin School District opens budget discussions

January 15, 2011

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Upper Dublin administrators presented the school board with a proposed preliminary budget for the 2011-2012 school year. The preliminary plan includes a proposed tax hike of 5.85 percent

Huge deficits seen for Radnor schools

January 15, 2011

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Radnor Township School District must face “brutal facts,” including what some officials say is a “structural problem” with how the district is funded and how it spends money according to Superintendent of Schools Linda Grobman. For example, by the year 2015-16 the school district could spend almost the same amount on benefits as it will […]

A Little Known Strategy for Cutting Mortgage Payments – “Recasting”

January 11, 2011

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Recently the New York Times printed an interesting article on the concept of “recasting” as a means of lowering mortgage payments. From the article: “A little-known strategy, called “recasting,” or “re-amortization,” is available through some mortgage lenders and servicers. It involves paying off a lump sum of the principal amount and asking to have the […]

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Montgomery County could face congressional redistricting

December 23, 2010

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Based upon recently released census figures, Pennsylvania will lose one congressional seat in the next two years. Although the state population increased,

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Taxes up in Lower Merion

December 23, 2010

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The Lower Merion Township board of commissioners adopted a 2011 budget that includes a 10.8 percent increase in the township real estate tax. This translates to a real estate tax increase of $116 for the median home in the township with a property assessment of $283,000, for a total township real estate tax bill of […]

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