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Whitpain Township Gets AAA Financial Rating From Moody's

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

Moody’s Investors Service has given Whitpain Township’s 2012 General Obligation Bond Issue a coveted Aaa rating.

The Aaa rating is Moody’s highest level and affirms that the Township is in sound financial position with an extremely strong capability to meet its debt obligations. The Township is one of only five municipalities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to receive the Aaa rating.

Moody’s report said the Aaa rating “incorporates a very strong tax base with a large commercial component, very high wealth levels, and significant diversity of revenue sources.” The report also recognized the Township’s low amount of debt and conservative budgeting.

“We are very pleased with the rating from Moody’s,” Board of Supervisors Chairman Joseph Palmer said. “It is a testament to the financial management practiced by the Board and Township staff the last few years.”

The proceeds from the $4.25 million bond issue will be used to refund a 2006 bank loan, saving the Township about $350,000, and to purchase a ladder truck to replace a 1991 truck that is currently used by the Centre Square Fire Company.
 
The Aaa rating means that the Township will save an additional $50,000 in interest on the bond issue, solely based on the difference between its new Aaa rating and the lower Aa rating.

New Listings On Market This Week!

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

Several new listings have officially come on the market this week and are available for showings! Check the list out here:

www.70NWakefieldRd.com

www.902YorkRd2.com

www.38WMorelandAve.com

www.1710HoweLn.com --OPEN HOUSE Sunday, 2-4pm

www.1670ArnoldAve.com 

 

Home Buyer Workshop- Tonight!

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

If you would like to purchase a home in the next year, but don't know where to start, we've made it very simple! Attend our Savvy Home Buyer workshop tonight at the Abington Library at 6:30pm, and we'll give you the steps you need to take that will get you into a home!

We'll review the homebuying process, qualifying guidelines, types of homes available light short sales and foreclosures and more. Plus, there will be a mortgage lender on hand to answer any specific questions to your situation.

It's free, but registration is prefered. Go to www.SavvyHomeBuyerWorkshop.com to register!

Home Seller Seminar Tonight!

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

If you are thinking about selling your home at some point in the next 2 years, you need to attend our home seller seminar this Wednesday night at the Abington Library, at 6:30pm. Find more info and your link to register here: www.ForHomeSellersOnly.com!

 

Whitpain Fire Company Fundraiser This Weekend

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

Centre Square Fire Company Beef & Beer To Benefit Cancer Fight

The Centre Square Fire Company is holding its first Community Service Fighting Cancer Beef & Beer next Saturday, April 28.

Come out to the Firehouse to support a great effort by the fire company. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and are available at the Township Building or $25 at the door.

Food, music, raffle prizes and more. Email csfcpink@yahoo.com to reserve tickets. 

Controversy In Cheltenham School District About Office Space

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

If you happened to be listening to KYW1060 this morning, you may have heard them report on a story about Cheltenham School District.

According to their report, the school district's current office building is in need of repair, and they are having a hard time finding an affordable option for new office space in the district. This has them considering moving out of the district for their needs, thus bringing to light some of the ongoing concerns with taxes and property values. 

Read the full story here: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/04/23/cheltenham-apparently-too-expensive-for-cheltenham-school-district/

Several New Listings This Week!

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

Check out some of this week's hot new listings!

www.15037PoquessingCrkLn.com

www.401HancockCt.com

www.8803BaileyRd.com

www.70NWakefieldRd.com

 

Do You Know A Good Contractor or Service Provider?

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

We are looking to grow our database of quality contractors in all trades and service providers of all kinds. From tree removal companies to carpenters to financial advisors, if you know of someone who provides excellent service, we'd like to know about them. J

ust go to www.CardanoRavingFans.com and send us a referral for your favorite go-to person, so we can share their contact information with our clients and prospective clients!

Annual Glenside Yard Sale Date Set!

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

Each year, Cardano Realtors sponsors the annual Glenside Yard Sale, and the 2012 date has been set! Join us this September 29th! Find out more at www.GlensideYardSale.com!

 

 

Spring Is Heating Up With New Houses For Sale!

by Diane Cardano-Casacio & Her Team

This weekend, www.338ForestAve.com in Willow Grove is coming on the market, so check it out.

To see what houses are coming on the market in the weeks ahead, see our list here at www.ComingSoonListings.com!

 

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