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Pennsylvania farmers back campaign to repeal damaging tariffs

A campaign designed to focus the president’s attention on the potential negative outcomes of tariffs on international agricultural markets has enlisted the support of farmers in several states, including Pennsylvania.

NY metro area has top ‘equity-rich’ mortgage rate among Pennsylvania’s largest MSAs

Among Pennsylvania’s most populous urban centers, New York-Newark-Jersey City, which includes parts of the Keystone state, posted the highest percentage of properties with mortgages that have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity.

Scranton area has top ‘underwater’ mortgage rate among Pennsylvania’s largest MSAs

Among Pennsylvania’s most populous urban centers, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton Metropolitan Statistical Area posted the highest percentage of mortgages that owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to a home equity analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: 32 percent of mortgages in Sullivan County considered ‘equity-rich’

Among Pennsylvania counties, Sullivan, Allegheny and Washington had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 48 percent of mortgages in Elk County considered ‘underwater’

Among Pennsylvania counties, Elk, Fulton and Cambria had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis of occupational licensing burdens ranks Pennsylvania No. 50

Pennsylvania ranked 50th among U.S. states that have burdensome licensing laws for lower-income jobs, according to a report by the Institute for Justice (IJ).

Association Health Plan final rule could cost consumers millions of dollars

ERISA Access for the Self-Employed (EASE) believes the final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs) fails to do what President Donald Trump promised last year.

Analysis: 21.7 percent of Pennsylvania property owners are ‘equity rich’

In Pennsylvania, owners of more than 482,000 properties with mortgages have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 12.8 percent of Pennsylvania property owners' mortgages are 'underwater'

In Pennsylvania, owners of 285,236 properties with mortgages owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: Delaware County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 327 properties in Delaware County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Pennsylvania, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Pennsylvania has the 12th highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 625 properties in Pennsylvania started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Westmoreland, Beaver and Luzerne counties have highest property tax rates in Pennsylvania

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County has the highest tax rate among Pennsylvania counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Counties in Virginia, Texas and Missouri pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From TX Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of 0.1 percent, Mecklenburg County in Virginia has the lowest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania county pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania has the highest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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