allegheny county

Flipping is risky and tougher than it seems on TV, especially in Pittsburgh! More often than not, it usually ends up taking a bit longer and costing more than anticipated from entry to exit. Many home sellers we speak with consider flipping their own house as a possible option for selling. Let’s break down what … Read more

The City of Pittsburgh recently went on a taxation and fee binge on anything and everything. Beginning on May 1, 2019 a building permit fee for a total gut rehab ($150,000 rehab estimate) on a single family home will go from $150 to $850: that’s an 83% hike! Yikes! What is the impact? PGH Property … Read more

Did you know that Pennsylvania is among the top states plagued with staggering and economically crippling taxation? Did you also know that beginning on January 1, 2020, the City of Pittsburgh will have the highest total combined real estate transfer tax rate in the US!? This ordinance negatively impacts people in the City of Pittsburgh … Read more

Owning a vacant property comes with risks. Today we will discuss the challenges and offer solutions for owning vacant property. We at PGH Property Buyer aren’t the only people who perceive a property that sits vacant as a negative. Did you know that homeowner insurance for property is automatically quoted higher if it is not … Read more

If you were to sell your home on the market with Realtors involved, the buyer will likely order a home inspection, appraisal, radon test, sewer line test, and WDO test (wood destroying organism). Here are some averages of the most costly repairs that may need addressed and repaired by the seller before closing: Electrical – … Read more

On behalf of PGH Property Buyer, Liz donates to Pittsburgh’s very own FurKid Rescue and various Humane Societies across America, which are both non profit charitable organizations.

PGH Property Buyer explains the chronological steps that are taken to sell a home here in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Each Borough or Municipality has different requirements for the sale of a home.

What NOT to do when you are in foreclosure in Pittsburgh, PA. PGH Property Buyer.

Were you just served a notice of Sheriff Sale for a property that you own? Read on to learn more about this process.

If you are currently facing default, it is helpful and important to know your options. The sooner you take action, the better the result will be in your favor.