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Changes to the PA Uniform Planned Communities Act and the Uniform Condominium Act.

Jan
31
2017
Bovan-Steve

Governor Wolf recently signed into law House Bill No. 1340 of 2015 which amends both the Uniform Planned Communities Act and Uniform Condominium Act.  The two statutes are complementary and have substantially similar provisions.  The current bill makes the same …

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City of Pittsburgh adopts Riverfront IPOD

Robb-Gavin

On June 6, 2016, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto signed legislation enacted by City Council amending the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Code by establishing a Riverfront Interim Planning Overlay District (“IPOD”). The Riverfront IPOD affects two “zones” of property …

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Pennsylvania Title Insurance Notice

Apr
12
2016

Effective May 1, 2016, title insurance premiums and endorsement costs, as recommended by the Title Insurance Rating Bureau of Pennsylvania, will increase by 12% across the board.  This increase applies to both the sale and non-sale rates.  For example, the …

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