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Pennsylvania: State Materials
Commentary & News
Midatlantic Real Estate Journal (MARJ)
Commercial real estate news for NJ, PA, DE, MD & VA. Published twice monthly. See archives link to browse by date (2011 to present). Also available as a print subscription. Sponsors varies summits and conferences.
Archived Philadelphia Newspapers (via Free Library of Philadelphia)
Free to library card holders (see Other Libraries tab for more info). Get access to Philadelphia Daily News (1978 to present) and the Philadelphia Inquirer (1981 - present) as well as Philadelphia Historical Newspapers from (1790 - 1922). Business databases also available for researching companies and builders.
Pennsylvania County/Local Property Searches & Assessments
Unfortunately there is no consolidated list of county tax assessor webpages available for the state of Pennsylvania. Below are links to several counties in the eastern part of the state.
Search by owner name, property or map ID or by address. Offers limited information about the owner and the assessed value of the property.
Search by owner name, address, or parcel number. View owners, sales history, assessments and current estimated tax.
Offers information from 1960 to the present. Unofficial records are available for free as a "public user" or you can register for a free account to order official copies. Search by property ID, address, by grantor/grantee name or by date. Can also search by municipality but not by street address.
Search by address or map or folio number. View current owner information, date and parties to last sale and county tax assessments for the previous 5 years.
Property records are updated weekly, maps are updated daily and photos are updated quarterly. Search by owner, address or parcel or map number. View basic property information, owner's name and address, appraisal history, parcel map, permits issued, photos of the property and sales history.
Philadelphia Property Search
View owner, owner's address, last sale date and property's market and assessed values going back 7 years. No longer able to search by Owner name. Includes link to Revenue Dept to view any tax balances outstanding on the property. NOTE: the site is transitioning to a new format, you find the beta version of the new site here: https://property-beta.phila.gov/#/