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  • Feds allege Blue Mountain Consumer Discount manager used loan money for himself

    For the better part of three decades, Walter "Buddy" Lambert was a guy people in the Slate Belt could trust to make their nest eggs grow. Couples and widows gave Lambert shares of their inheritances, life insurance payouts, legal settlements and...
  • Exemption on gain from home sale not affected by fate of property

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We've been offered enough money to pay off our current mortgage and net $250,000 cash from a developer who is assembling acreage to build townhomes. Will we be subject to taxes because it's not a sale where someone...
  • Is buyer or seller responsible for hail damage before closing?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I just recently bought a house only to find out I have $16,000 worth of hail damage on my roof. Apparently there was a big hail storm on the weekend between inspection and closing. I was moving from out of state and...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYJULY 19 COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY will host the second class of its "First Time Home Buyer's Seminar," 8:15 a.m.-1 p.m., at Sacred Heart Hospital, second-floor auditorium, 421 W. Chew St., Allentown. Learn about preparing...
  • $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site

    $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site
    With questions over potential tenants answered, two of three members of Elmhurst's Finance Committee agreed Monday to recommend approval of up to $500,000 in tax increment financing funds for the developer of the former Waverton Hotel site. The project,...
  • Energy efficiency at home could fatten your wallet

    If you are like many homeowners lamenting your air conditioning bill this summer, now might be the time to consider making your home more energy-efficient. Why, you ask? It's simple: a poorly sealed home with a lot of cracks for air to escape is an...
  • Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods

    Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods
    The future of Oprah's studio. The arrival of Google in the West Loop. And the potential to transform the old Main Post Office, a ruin so monumental it straddles an expressway. Each turnaround could improve a neighborhood. Combined, they could remake a...
  • Buyers should look for signs that a home hasn't been well-maintained

    To hear professional home inspectors tell it, Americans take better care of their automobiles than their homes. Consequently, every home buyer should plan to spend the $400 to $600 necessary to have the house they like best thoroughly examined by an...
  • Debt-to-income ratio can sink mortgage application

    WASHINGTON — For many home buyers, qualifying for a mortgage not only is a tough challenge but one that ends unhappily: They get rejected. The reasons for the turndowns typically involve multiple factors, including below-par credit scores,...
  • CBRE Group is profiting from consolidation among office space firms

    CBRE Group is profiting from consolidation among office space firms
    What do Microsoft Corp., the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have in common? All turned to CBRE Group Inc., based in Los Angeles, to handle global and U.S. office space needs. CBRE is the world's largest commercial real...
  • Tamarac helps fund rehab of local homes

    There is good news for low- and moderate-income people in Tamarac who are interested in the rehabilitation of their homes. The city will have more money next year to help them out. The city will receive $356,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban...