New Building Permit Fees in City of Pittsburgh

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 … Continue reading New Building Permit Fees in City of Pittsburgh

City of Pittsburgh Real Estate Tax Disaster

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 … Continue reading City of Pittsburgh Real Estate Tax Disaster