Webinar: Tips for Advocates with Clients Who Have Rent to Own Transactions

Share List Rent-to-own, lease purchase, lease with option, installment sales agreement. These pay-as-you-go transactions to buy houses have many names. This webinar will teach you how to identify these transactions, discuss problems that arise, and introduce non-attorneys to strategies for assisting people in these transactions. Presenters: Jennifer Schultz, Senior Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services of…

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28Mar

Local Housing Market Ranks No. 6 in Nation

Share List The U.S. housing market is healthy for 2018, and the Franklin County market is one of  healthiest in the nation. The Chambersburg-Waynesboro Metropolitan Area ranked sixth among 400 U.S. housing markets, according to the latest Health of Housing Markets Report by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. The overall report is positive about the nation’s housing market…

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Mar

Here’s How Habitat MontDelco Is Building Hope In The Community

Share List Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat constructs homes for affordable home ownership, preserves aging housing stock by completing critical home repairs, provides financial literacy and life skills classes and revitalizes neighborhoods. After struggling for…

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20Mar

House by House, Block by Block, NHS of Greater Berks Revitalizes Neighborhoods

Share List Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Berks, Inc. (NHS) celebrated the official opening of its expanded HomeOwnership Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony this evening. “We are excited to officially welcome the local community to our new HomeOwnership Center as we celebrate our success in building our presence in greater Reading,” said Stephen Gieringer,…

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Jumpstart Germantown: Encouraging Local Entrepreneurs to Rehab Deteriorated Residential Properties Webinar

Share List Webinar: Jumpstart Germantown: Encouraging Local Entrepreneurs to Rehab Deteriorated Residential Properties Want to give your neighborhood a JumpStart? Learn how this innovative community and real estate development model is working in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, and gain access to tools available to help your community replicate their success. This webinar will focus…

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09Jan

U.S. Weather and Climate Disaster Costs Top $300 Billion in 2017

Share List By: Bill Lucia, Route 50 Published: January 8, 2018 The cost of major U.S. disasters last year involving weather and climate cleared $300 billion, far surpassing a previous high mark, according to a report the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released Monday. NOAA said the nation experienced 16 weather and climate disasters in 2017 with losses of $1…

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14Dec

Homes Within Reach Workshop Powerpoints

Share List Published: December 14, 2017 Thanks to all who attended our 13th annual Homes Within Reach Conference! We had over 830 attendees and over 165 sponsors, which makes it the most successful conference yet. This year’s theme was “Shining Our Light on Housing Solutions”, where we envisioned a future together, working in partnership for…

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