Oh Deer! Pittsburgh and Deer Collisions

Oh Deer! Pittsburgh and Deer Collisions

The white tail deer is the Pennsylvania state animal. Unfortunately, many of us in the Pittsburgh region are meeting our state animal up close and personal by colliding with them in our cars. According to statistics compiled by State Farm Insurance, for 12 straight years our neighboring state, West Virginia, has taken the title of the state with the most deer collisions in the country.

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Relocation Professionals

Relocation Professionals

When it comes to searching for a place to live, mortgaging, renovating, selling your house, or retirement, you need someone to consult with. George R Payne nmls# 139971 Mortgage Specialist, Federated Mortgage Corp nmls# 101475 My aim is to customize a program for you to achieve your goals whether it is to purchase a home, home improvement (equity line) or refinance your current home. One

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You Need a Team When Buying or Selling a Home

You Need a Team When Buying or Selling a Home

Buying or selling a home can be a complex and confusing endeavor, but there is a cast of professionals who can help you to navigate the process. Some of them are obvious, like a realtor, while others may not be so well-known or may be someone you never even thought of consulting. Below is a rundown of the professionals you may need to have in

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Should You Rent or Buy a Home in Pittsburgh?

Should You Rent or Buy a Home in Pittsburgh?

Owning a home has been an integral part of the American dream for decades, but one person’s dream can be another’s nightmare. If you are moving to the area, or simply looking for a place of your own, this question is probably preeminent in your mind: Should I rent or buy a home in Pittsburgh? Well, that depends. Each quarter, Florida Atlantic University publishes the

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Northern Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Northern Suburbs

When Interstate 279 North was completed, the area north of the city experienced a housing boom. In the north, you can find communities that mimic urban areas to classic suburban neighborhoods and rural communities. Below are some deserving a closer look. McCandless The town of McCandless is only 16.4 square miles, but it is packed with amenities from nearby North Park to LaRoche College, from

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Eastern Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Eastern Suburbs

Many of the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh are quite large in area, but there are smaller hamlets to be found within those larger municipalities. As is the case in most suburban communities, the closer you are to the city, the more established they are. Churchill Churchill is a small, lovely community 10 miles east of Pittsburgh. It is mostly residential with well-maintained, solidly built homes.

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Southern Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Southern Suburbs

Like the North Hills, the South Hills contains many municipalities. One big difference is the South Hills has the “T”, the mass transit system that the North Hills lacks. Otherwise, in terms of amenities, the North Hills and South Hills share many of the same things. Bethel Park Bethel Park is a well established municipality and is convenient to South Park. It boasts quiet, stable

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Western Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Western Suburbs

With the opening of Robinson Town Centre, the Settler’s Ridge complex, and the Mall at Robinson, the western suburbs has seen an explosion of development. Its close proximity to one of the nation’s premiere airports, Pittsburgh International, has also made the area west of Pittsburgh one of the fastest growing in the region. Bridgeville Bridgeville is located in the southwest portion of Allegheny County. It

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: The City

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: The City

When you say you live in the city, images of small, older row houses with little or no yards may spring to mind, but within the city of Pittsburgh, you will find a variety of styles of homes and neighborhoods, each with its own personality. Here are some neighborhoods that are worth investigating if you are considering purchasing a home in the city: Bloomfield If

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