We accept Real Estate Guest Posts

Jennifer February 13, 2020

We accept Real Estate Guest Posts

Do you have a subject you wish to share with our users? We’re continually looking for guest posts that provide more insight on any subject concerning Allegheny County or Real Estate. What you need to provide for  your Real Estate Guest Post Title: Please give us your Blog Post Title. Name: we will publish your name as author Keyword: the keyword you’re targeting with your article The article has got to be unique and well researched. Content Length: we might suggest a minimum of 500 words because it could be difficult to hide any subject in but that. Please ensure your story has relevancy to people generally which it contains helpful data. Pictures: if you like send us a photographs for your article. Editing: We maintain the right to change your post (content, title and captions) to enhance readability and SEO. In this case we’ll send the altered article for […]

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Buying a home with a down payment assistance grant

Jennifer February 8, 2020

Buying a home with a down payment assistance grant

Allegheny County residents seeking to purchase a house may be eligible to be given a grant for their deposit. For a limited time, you could receive a $15,000 grant to help you buy a home in Allegheny County. If you are Eligible as active military, veteran, or eligible surviving spouse; law enforcement, firefighter, emergency medical technician or Teacher/paraprofessional, you might be eligible to get an additional $2,500 for a total grant amount of $17,500. Employing a $3.3 million commitment by Wells Fargo, the application is anticipated to make 175 homeowners at Allegheny County by providing $15,000 down payment assistance grants which require completion of a HUD-certified homebuyer education. To Qualify, annual incomes should not exceed 80% of their local area networking income in Allegheny County, which can be $63,900 for a person up to a household of four. There are particular parameters for both veterans and service members, educators, law […]

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Finding your new home in Allegheny County

Jennifer January 28, 2020

Finding your new home in Allegheny County

So, you’re in the market for a new home? That’s exciting news. If you’re serious about buying a home, best is to get a qualified real estate professional who really knows the local real estate market. They can advise you on the real estate market in Allegheny County, available listings, and financing. That can help you immensely to make your dream of homeownership a reality. They really know their trade. With a real professional by your side finding your new home will be piece of cake. Did you know that a typical home sale involves more than 20 steps after the initial contract is accepted? Real estate agents walk you through each step to move toward a quick-and-easy close. Together, you’ll create a marketing plan, set the right price and get your new home in no time. Of course, there is no harm if you also do some research yourself. […]

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5 Tips to sell Overseas Real Estate on an International Market

Jennifer January 20, 2020

5 Tips to sell Overseas Real Estate on an International Market

Selling overseas real estate to an international pool of clients is a completely different game all together. You know better than anyone that this means to get your property in front of your ideal client in their home country. How can you possibly do that? It can be a mine-field when trying to create an effective strategy when you are marketing your property online. What website will the possible buyer look at? Is there a real estate portal where you can offer your overseas property to the whole world? Of course, almost every website can be visited from all over the world but would it be popular enough in the country of your ideal client? 1 Get the right real estate portal that is specialized to promote real estate to international clients In fact, the services of many huge website portals are only available to the country they are located […]

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The advantage of a real estate agent

Jennifer January 3, 2020

The advantage of a real estate agent

For every private seller, the question arises as to which property platform or which other way he should offer his property. The real estate agent has the advantage to know of trendy, conventional and new sales channels. With regard to the costs involved, it starts to be considered whether it is worth taking the risk of the advertising costs yourself. Doubts about not successfully selling your own property and thus staying put on the costs lead us to consider whether it might not make sense for property owners to commission a real estate agent to sell their house. After all, placing real estate ads is one of his core competencies and the broker should therefore operate all platforms that make sense for your sale. But is that true at all? How can private sellers tell whether a real estate agent seeks out all possible sales channels when selling your house? […]

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Allegheny County Real Estate Tax

Jennifer December 15, 2019

Allegheny County Real Estate Tax

In Allegheny County, the real estate transfer tax fluctuates between 2%-4.5%. One per cent of which is submitted to the State, and the remainder going to the Municipality and School District for the property. The Realty Transfer Tax (RTT) will be paid at the time of registering the property deed. In Pennsylvania there is a “deed transfer tax”. It is like a sales tax on real estate. One per cent of the entire sales price is paid to the State of Pennsylvania and another percentage is divided between the school district and local government. The sales contract shows who will pay it, in most cases buyers and sellers split the cost of the deed transfer tax 50/50. Local Tax School Tax PA Total Allegheny County 0.50% 0.50% 1.00% 2.00% — Bellevue Borough 1.00% 0.50% 1.00% 2.50% — Bethel Park Municipality 1.00% 0.50% 1.00% 2.50% — Greentree Borough 1.00% 0.50% 1.00% 2.50% […]

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Allegheny County

Jennifer December 9, 2019

Allegheny County

The beautiful Allegheny County was officially founded in 1788. It is located in the southwest of Pennsylvania and is home to about 1,2 million people. The capital city is Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is also called “the Steel City” as it is famous for its hundreds of steel-related businesses as well as the “City of Bridges” because of its 446 bridges. Pittsburgh is believed to be the second busiest inland port in the nation. It is also known for its health care, education (68 colleges and universities) and technology industries. About 10% of the workforce is working for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and partners, making it the largest employer in the city. Allegheny County shares its name with two geographical landmarks. The Allegheny mountains and the Allegheny river. The word “Allegheny” is of Lenape origin – the language of the Delaware people, Indigenous peoples of the North-eastern Woodlands. The meaning […]

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How to sign up for an account on our website

Jennifer December 8, 2019

How to sign up for an account on our website

It is quick and easy easy to sign up for an account here. Do it in 3 simple steps. 1. you go to login (> https://alleghenyestate.com/login/) and click on “Don’t have an account? Create one here.” 2. You fill the register form (username and email), agree to terms & conditions and GDPR and click on “register now” 3. Your password is emailed to you and you can login with those details. Once logged in, you can go to your Profile settings to change your password (at the bottom of the page). And that’s it, you are ready to list your real estate ads on alleghenyestate.com. We walk you through those steps in this explainer video:

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New website to promote Real Estate in Allegheny County

Jennifer December 2, 2019

New website to promote Real Estate in Allegheny County

Welcome to Alleghenyestate.com – a website for Real Estate in Allegheny County We are a real estate website that is committed to providing quality real estate ads. With decades of experience in the industry, we focus on  increasing the transparency of the real estate market in Allegheny County. Our goal is not just to help buyers to find real estate, but to help estate agents to advertise their real estate at a designated space. Real estate Agents in Allegheny County offer a wide range of real estate services to both local and international clients, putting your satisfaction, as a seller or buyer first in everything. These include: Property Brokerage and Valuation Facility and Property Management Real Estate Advisory Real estate portfolio management and diversification Are you looking to buy or sell real estate?  Please visit our real estate listings. If you have any real estate related needs, please contact one […]

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Should you buy or rent a house in Allegheny County?

Jennifer November 28, 2019

Should you buy or rent a house in Allegheny County?

Whether to buy or to rent a place to call home is one of the questions on many people’s minds at a certain point in life. If you are settled in a place with a good job and can foresee yourself staying there in the nearest future, would it be more advantageous to continue to rent or take out a mortgage? The answer generally depends on individual’s choice, as you may have different values to the usually home buying route. Of course, there are benefits to renting a house, but the advantages of buying supersede that of renting. It gives you a sense of security and satisfaction in having a place to call your own – permanently. With that said, outlined below are a few key benefits you enjoy when you buy your own home as against renting. Equity building One major benefit of buying a home is in building […]

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