real estate

Abandoned, vacant, and neglected properties are common around Pittsburgh. All too often, we connect with property owners who haven’t seen or done anything with their properties in several years. Let’s discuss why you should never do this, and if you have done it, why you should take action immediately. The reason why people do this … 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.

A lot more people walk into this situation every day than you think! Believe it or not, a very high percentage of people who inherit a home or a property immediately seek options to sell it.

As-is cash buyers do not have to play by the rules of banks. They are not forced to order appraisals, inspections, or have contingencies.

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