LOCAL RESOURCES

Take a look at some of the great things Abingtons and Scranton have to offer. These resources are designed to help you move and get settled, and to acquaint you with the area after your move.

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Commercial
Class A Commercial Office Space
  Moore Building- Clarks Summit PA
Clarks Summit Borough
  Clarks Summit Borough Centennial Celebration - Clarks Summit celebrates 100th Anniversary
Schools
  New Medical School Information! - Scranton proudly welcomes the Commonwealth Medical College.
  School Information - free school profiles
  State dept. of education - school reports, statistics, demographics....
  University of Scranton -
Local News
  The Scranton Times - Local news, weather and sports!
  WYOU/WBRE News - Our local television site!
Area Information
  Lackawanna County - County Information
  EXPLORE SCRANTON! - City of Scranton Information.
  Local Information - research local area info, stats, and events
  Community Information - free community profiles
  Waverly Community House - The Comm is a unique not-for-profit with a mission to enhance the lives of individuals and families in the region by fostering educational, recreational and cultural opportunities.
Metro Windows and More
  Metro Windows and More - 10% discount on windows, doors, decks, etc. when either buying or selling through O'Boyle Real Estate, LLC
Steamtown
  Steamtown National Historic Park -
New Banking Rules for 2010
  2010 Rules--Good Faith Estimates - New Rules regarding Good Faith Estimates when applying for a mortgage and HUD 1 forms
Tax Information
  First-time homeowners -
  Homeowner deductions information -
  How to report moving expenses -
  Lackawanna County Tax Assessor - Information on Lackawanna County Taxes.
  Selling your home -
Real Estate News
  NAR Site - All you need to know...straight from the National Association of Realtors
Local Weather
  Local Weather - forecasts, weather patterns, radars....
Maps
  Mapquest - maps, driving directions, road trip planner....
Relocation Links
  Abingtons Real Estate - Yahoo! Real Estate offers a wealth of to help with every aspect of your move
  Moving Center - Moving Estimates, Truck Rental, Moving Supplies and Storage
  National Weather - find weather info anywhere in the US
  Official City Sites - find area info sites across the world!
  US State Departments of Education - see the list of all 50 states
  USPS' Movers Guide - help for planning and executing your move
Mortgage
   Mortgage 101 - Mortgage information, interest rates, mortgage calculators, quick-and-easy pre-qualification forms, and much more.

WE PERFORM THE FOLLOWING:

  • Establish rental rate by surveying local rental rates; calculating overhead costs, depreciation, taxes, and profit goals.
  • Attract tenants by advertising vacancies; obtaining referrals from current tenants; explaining advantages of location and services; showing units.  We would utilize the MLS to advertise your listings.
  • Contract with tenants by negotiating leases; collecting security deposit.
  • Accomplish financial objectives by collecting rents; paying bills; forecasting requirements; preparing annual budgets; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintain property by investigating and resolving tenant complaints; enforcing rules of occupancy; inspecting vacant units and completing repairs; planning renovations; contracting with landscaping and snow removal services
  • Maintain building systems by contracting for maintenance services; supervising repairs.
  • Secure property by contracting with security patrol service; installing and maintaining security devices; establishing and enforcing precautionary policies and procedures; responding to emergencies.
  • Enforce occupancy policies and procedures by confronting violators.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
The Moore Building - Clarks Summit, PA