Summary: The Commonwealth Court on March 12, 2020 in Apt. Assn. of Metro. Pittsburgh, Inc. v. City of Pittsburgh invalidated and declared unenforceable Pittsburgh Ordinance 2015-2062, which had attempted to create a protected class in the City of Pittsburgh by … Continued
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently signed an executive order extending the statewide moratorium (stay) on evictions and foreclosures through July 10, 2020. The Order provides continued protection for many renters who have been financially stunned by the COVID-19 crisis and … Continued
Scolieri Law Group’s Matthew Beam recently presented a closer look at the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for Keller Williams. His discussion centered around how CARES is affecting investors, realtors, and tenants. Click here to see his … Continued
Save the date for REALTORS Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh’s new CE Class, “Real Estate Education to Benefit Your Client”. Phil Scolieri will be presenting on May 22nd at 9:30 a.m.
Join us Saturday, February 8 from 9:00-noon for Alex Deacon’s Real Estate Workshop. Phil Scolieri will discuss asset protection, forming a corporation or LLC and what are the pros and cons of each. Hope to see you there . Finding … Continued
We are searching for an individual with extraordinary customer service skills and real estate experience to join our title company. Read below and if interested please call Philip Scolieri at 412.325.4340 Responsibilities: • Prepare Settlement Statements/CDs; • Order and review … Continued
The newest version of the opportunity zones program was supposed to be a game-changer for venture capital. So this is an interesting article that addresses the question, “Will Venture Capital Venture Into Opportunity Zones?“
Demand for sustainable and resilient design and construction has been on the rise. But will it continue? Learn more in this article “The Future Of Real Estate Investment: Smart And Climate-Resilient Buildings“.
Emotional support animals have been a source of contention between landlords and tenants since their recognition. Landlords have experienced great difficulty with trying to verify the legitimacy of an emotional support animal due to websites dedicated to providing fake emotional … Continued
It is no big secret that Pennsylvania is not regarded as being an especially landlord-friendly state. I have represented many out-of-state clients either directly or through their counsel, and many are surprised to learn of the law and procedures in … Continued
Interesting look at the intersection of real estate and technology, “Technology Is Reshaping Real Estate: What You Need To Know“.
Commercial real estate is a complex industry, but there are still some basic rules and trends that guide how it operates. Read “Six Commercial Real Estate Myths Debunked” to learn more.
Interesting article about how Airbnb is trying to deal with regulators, “Airbnb’s newest weapon against regulation is the real estate industry“.
Wondering what’s next for commercial real estate? This article looks at “The Top 6 Commercial Real Estate Trends“.
Pittsburgh task force issues proposals to improve fair housing. Use this link to read more, Post-Gazette article.
The Pittsburgh housing market is helpful when trying to attract technology companies. Read more at “Pittsburgh housing market a boon to attracting Amazon, real estate experts say“.
Interesting article that recently appeared in Pittsburgh Business Times, “New zoning along Pittsburgh’s rivers could boost trails“.
The Pittsburgh City Council voted on and passed the proposed realty transfer tax last month. Read more at “Council passes realty transfer tax“.
More info has been releasde on the first 935 units of housing to be built at the former Civic Arena site. Learn more at, “Developer reveals plans for housing at Civic Arena site“.
Here are a few details on the URA’s approval of a new deal with Penguins, “Pittsburgh’s URA approves new deal with Penguins for Civic Arena site development“.