Real Estate

Zoning Variances: What A Landowner Must Prove to Obtain a Variance

Mar 30 2021

And How Concerned Neighbors Can Force Projects to Stay “Inside the Lines” With spring and summer construction season around the corner, property owners planning for new construction or alterations should evaluate whether they will need to seek a variance from …

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Relocating to Florida – Part 2

Oct 12 2020
Relocating To Florida Beaches

Understanding Death Taxes When You Own Real Property in Florida and Pennsylvania If you live in Florida and own real property in Pennsylvania or another state, or are looking to change your domicile to Florida, but wish to retain a …

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Relocating to Florida – Part 1

Oct 12 2020
A Florida residence tax benefits of living in Florida

Benefits of Becoming a Florida Resident – Part 1 Do you own a home in Florida? Have you ever considered becoming a Florida resident? Florida has some attractive tax benefits that may help make that decision a little easier. Unlike …

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Information for Landlords and Tenants Regarding Coronavirus

Mar 23 2020
Apartment with For Rent Sign

Courts Put Evictions On Hold Due to COVID-19 Unemployment Update: Pursuant to Governor Wolf’s executive order issued on May 7, 2020, the statewide suspension of eviction and foreclosure activities will last until July 10, 2020. The global outbreak of the …

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Krista Kochosky Will Instruct Real Estate Agent and Broker Liability 2019

Jul 10 2019
Krista Kochosky attorney real estate

Krista Kochosky, chair of the Real Estate Practice Group, will instruct the Pennsylvania Bar Institute program Real Estate Agent and Broker Liability 2019, on Tuesday, July 16th in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The course is presented simultaneously to Pennsylvania lawyers who defend …

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VRBO, Airbnb and Other Short-Term Rentals

Jan 21 2019
Krista Kochosky attorney real estate

Your Short-Term Rental Legal Field Guide Airbnbs, VRBOs and other short-term rentals are creating numerous legal questions across the United States. On one hand, Airbnbs and VRBOs are generating local economic benefit, but on the other hand, their presence generates …

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PA Real Estate Seller Disclosure Law – What You Need to Know

Apr 10 2017

Buying or Selling Residential Property? Here’s What You Need to Know About Pennsylvania Law What is the Pennsylvania Real Estate Seller Disclosure Law? The Pennsylvania Real Estate Seller Disclosure Law requires that a seller of residential property provide a signed …

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Using and Abusing the Residential Agreement of Sale

Mar 13 2017

Krista Kochosky, Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group, has been selected by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) as member of the faculty for the upcoming continuing legal education seminar, Using and Abusing the Residential Agreement of Sale. The program …

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Relocating to Florida Part II:  Understanding Death Taxes When I own Real Property in Florida and Pennsylvania

Dec 20 2016

If you live in Florida and own real property in Pennsylvania or another state, or are looking to change your domicile to Florida, but wish to retain a residence in another state, you may be surprised to learn that you …

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Relocating to Florida: Understanding the Benefits of Becoming a Florida Resident

Sep 26 2016

Do you own a home in Florida? Have you ever considered becoming a Florida resident?  Florida gives you attractive tax planning tools that may help make that decision a little easier.  Unlike other states, Florida has no income tax, no …

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