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Pittsburgh Misses Most Miserable Designation

February 14th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Pittsburgh was lucky enough to avoid Forbes’ list of the 10 most miserable cities. If you check the comments from Pittsburgh residents on some of the articles that have painted Pittsburgh as an up and coming city that has rejuvenated itself following the collapse of the steel industry, you might be surprised that some cities […]

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Pittsburgh’s Real Estate Market – From Worst to First

January 26th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Both Pittsburgh’s residential real estate market and commercial real estate market have received praise for their strength in recent days. Moody’s ranked the Pittsburgh commercial real estate market the best in the nation in its latest survey of the market in 60 metropolitan regions. Back in 2005, it was ranked among the worst for owners […]

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Is the North Shore Connector Over Budget?

January 18th, 2009 · 14 Comments

As the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game at Heinz Field today, I decided to check on the progress of the North Shore Connector, which will likely be used by many fans for transportation to the Steelers games when it is completed in 2011. This past week, the tunnel boring […]

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Sorry – Test

July 14th, 2008 · 9 Comments

So somewhere along the way – probably around the time that I was hacked and subsequently upgraded wordpress – my feedburner feed stopped pulling correctly from my regular feed. Hopefully, this post will go out to both the old feed and the feedburner feed and everything will be almost back to normal.

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Ahhh – Hacked

June 10th, 2008 · 9 Comments

So I discovered that someone dumped some code linking to a bunch of spammy sites into my last two posts. I’ve since eliminated it and upgraded wordpress – so – here’s my TEST POST to see if I’ve got it fixed or if I’ve got to go back to the drawing board.

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A Brief Interlude for Pittsburgh Homes Daily

May 8th, 2008 · 10 Comments

I am alive. Not just alive in the physical sense that I am breathing – I figure most of you probably guessed that – but ALIVE – that I am enjoying the twists and turns of life and excited about the future. It has been almost a year since I’ve written an article for Pittsburgh […]

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The Social Networking Challenge – Innovation

June 4th, 2007 · 17 Comments

Here’s a truemor for ya: Did you hear that Guy Kawasaki is using Redfin to sell this house in Pittsburgh? Innovation. That’s not what’s happening when a real estate agent figures out how to post a profile on Myspace and even turn that profile into a … gasp … client. Or when a Realtor starts […]

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Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend!

May 26th, 2007 · 17 Comments

Photo by D’arcy Norman.

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One Year Blog Birthday

May 10th, 2007 · 17 Comments

12 months, 365 days, 371 posts, and 350 comments later, Pittsburgh Homes Daily is now 1 year old! A page one ranking on Google for “Pittsburgh homes” and on the second page currently for “Pittsburgh real estate”. 15,000 visitors last year and 17,000 already this year (it’s about 4,000 unique visitors a month currently). About 10,000 page views […]

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Propel Pittsburgh Commission – Why do I want to be on it?

April 12th, 2007 · 8 Comments

Applications for the Propel Pittsburgh Commission are being accepted by the Mayor’s office. If you didn’t catch the news story, the only metropolitan area in the US to beat Pittsburgh’s declining population was New Orleans. Subsequently, the Mayor announced (or reannounced?) the formation of the Propel Pittsburgh Commission to keep and attract young professionals to […]

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