buy a home in the poconos: POCONO REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT - APRIL 2013 FOR MONROE COUNTY PA - 05/04/13 05:18 PM
The Pocono Real Estate Market Report for April 2013 in Monroe County is here for your review. In taking a look at the Pocono Market Trends for this year compared to last year we see that the NUMBER OF HOMES SOLD in the Poconos is UP AGAIN FOR APRIL, UP 7%. This is wonderful news! This makes approximately 6 months in a row that the number of homes sold in Pocono Real Estate has been UP!
The NUMBER OF FORECLOSURES SOLD IN THE POCONOS for April of 2013 was 45, which is approximately 31% of the Total Sold for the Month. … (8 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: Buying A Home In The Poconos? 5 Key items you will need to learn about - 02/25/13 06:51 PM
Buying a Home In The Poconos for the First Time? There are certain items you should know or learn about first.
Moving to the Poconos can be a unique challenge if you are not prepared.   If you are thinking of moving to the Poconos there are various items that you need to learn about and be aware of when buying a home in the Poconos.
If you need to ask questions like, “What is a Well?” “What is a Septic System?” and “Who Mows The Grass?” then there are many items that you need to learn regarding living in a Rural … (6 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: Homes Sold in the Poconos By Month for 2012, Pocono Real Estate Trends - 01/26/13 10:06 AM
Sold Homes In The Poconos for 2012 by Month.
The Number of Pending Sales in the Poconos continues to remain strong - UP when compared to the last several years.
The Number of Homes Sold in the Poconos for 2012 is UP for the year as well.  Again, for the first time in several years.*
The Absorption Rate continues to decline.  We are at one of the lowest points that we have been in years also.
Do you know what that Makes Our Current Market?   A GREAT TIME TO SELL!  If you have been holding off putting your home back on the market due … (7 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: JUST SOLD IN SIERRA VIEW! 223 Sawtooth Drive, Effort PA 18330 - 01/09/13 08:28 AM
JUST SOLD! This Lovely home located at 223 Sawtooth Drive in Effort, PA 18330 in the Community of Sierra View has JUST BEEN SOLD courtesy of Bobbie and Dawn.
Please welcome the new owners to the Neighborhood!  We know they will be very happy here.


MLS# 12-7998 sold for $137,500 in just 69 days!
When looking to sell your home in Sierra View contact the Local Experts, Bobbie and Dawn,

and we can help you too!
Are you looking to buy a home in Sierra View or Effort, PA? You can search our website for all
your housing needs. We can help … (1 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: MARKET ANALYSIS OF SOLD HOMES IN POCONO REAL ESTATE FOR AUGUST 2012 - 09/05/12 11:56 AM

The Monthly Market Analysis for Sold Homes in the Poconos for the Month of August 2012 is reflected below. The number of Pocono homes sold for the month was UP BY 10% - Yahoo! bringing our year to date figure to +8%.  167 Sold homes for August 2012 compared to August 2011 which was 151.
The average sold price of those Pocono homes was down 5% however bringing our year to date figure for sold homes in the Poconos to -6%.  $139,020 was the average sold price for August 2012 versus $146,621 for August 2011.
THE GOOD NEWS is that there are still … (2 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: POCONO HIGHLAND LAKE ESTATES, LAKE COMMUNITIES OF THE POCONOS OF PA - 08/23/12 06:53 PM

Pocono Highland Lake Estates, one of the Low Dues, Lake Communities in the Poconos of PA.  
Pocono Highland Lake Estates is located in Price Township and Middle Smithfield Township off of Wooddale Road in Analomink, PA  18320.  This Community consists of approximately 350 homes.  The roads of the Community are paved (mostly) and maintained by the Township.  Annual dues are approximately $50.00 per year. You can contact them at 570-424-6163.
Pocono Highland Lake Estates offers a small lake for residents enjoyment along with a Picnic Pavilion and each lot size is approximately 1/2 of an acre.  Easy Commuter location also, … (2 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: 10 STEPS TO BUYING A HOME IN THE POCONOS: STEP EIGHT - TITLE COMPANY - 08/04/12 02:27 PM

There are 10 Steps to Buying A Home In The Poconos. Here is STEP EIGHT - Choosing your Title Company  
1) Get pre-approved.
2) Decide where you want your new home to be.
3) Find a helpful, ethical Realtor
4) CMA on pricing, Determine the fair market value offer you want to make
5) Put your offer (contract) together
6) Acceptance of your offer.
7) Select an inspector
8) Choose a title company
9) Activate your Homeowners insurance
10) The closing process

Step Eight: Choose a Title Company
Sellers must provide "Free and Clear Title" to the property you … (10 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: 10 STEPS TO BUYING A HOME IN THE POCONOS OF PA: STEP SEVEN - 07/30/12 07:22 AM
The 10 Steps that you will go through when Buying a Home in the Poconos of PA.  
1) Get pre-approved.
2) Decide where you want your new home to be.
3) Find a helpful, ethical Realtor
4) CMA on pricing, Determine the fair market value offer you want to make
5) Put your offer (contract) together
6) Acceptance of your offer.
7) Select an inspector
8) Choose a title company
9) Activate your Homeowners insurance
10) The closing process
 
STEP SEVEN: Select an Inspector and schedule and complete your inspections.
When buying a home in the Poconos your next … (10 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: THE 10 STEPS OF BUYING A NEW HOME IN THE POCONOS OF PA: STEP THREE - 07/04/12 07:24 AM
The Ten Steps you will go through for Buying a New Home In The Poconos of PA; Step Three  
 
1) Get pre-approved.
2) Decide where you want your new home to be.
3) Find a helpful, ethical Realtor
4) CMA on pricing, Determine the fair market value
     offer you want to make
5) Put your offer (contract) together
6) Acceptance of your offer.
7) Select an inspector
8) Choose a title company
9) Activate your Homeowners insurance
10) The closing process
 
STEP THREE: Find a Helpful, Ethical Realtor.
Moving on to Step Three in The Ten … (2 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: HOMES IN THE POCONOS FOR SALE - Variety of areas and prices - 04/10/12 05:57 PM
   $76,000 - 3 BR, 1BA on 1 acre in Jim Thorpe, PA
  $449,500 - 44+ acre Farmette, Horses OK, 3 BR, 2BA in Reeders, PA
  $89,900 - 3BR, 2BA w/enclosed porch in Saw Creek Estates, Bushkill, PA
  $237,000 3BR, 3BA w/full bar and inground pool in Effort, PA
  $109,000 3BR, 2BA on double lot in Pocono Lake, PA (Arrowhead lakes)
  $216,724 4BR, 2BA LAKEFRONT in Pocono Summit, PA. Beautiful view, loads of lakefrontage property
  $109,525 3BA, 2BA with 2 car garage in Tobyhanna, PA
  $188,700 3BR, 3BA Golfront in Pocono Farms Country Club … (2 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: Another Happy Owner of a Home in the Poconos - 03/21/12 11:42 AM
Another Happy Homeowner in the Poconos!
Congratulations! Cheers! Welcome to the neighborhood.
This Adorable Chalet is no longer vacant and unloved.  Within a few short weeks she will feel the steps of loving feet and feel the warmth of personal items placed throughout her interior. 
Ooooo, she will feel so loved.  To have someone who will wash her windows, power wash her deck, vacuum her carpet, and get rid of all those nasty cobwebs and creepy spiders is a feeling she has been looking forward to for some time now.
Soon her fireplace will glow, her windows will shine, and she … (0 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: THE POCONOS 123 - FORECLOSURE STEAL DEAL ON EVERGREEN CIRCLE - 01/11/12 11:00 AM
In THE POCONOS 123 a new foreclosure has just come on the market that IS A REAL STEAL DEAL. 
This home offers 2,363 square foot finished living space, had 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, 2 car garage, situated on .59 of an acre, has been updated throughout with fresh paint, new flooring, and a 30 year roof.  There is a fabulous Florida room and a formal dining room too. 
What a Fantastic deal!
Listed for $169,000, MLS# 12-247, taxes approx. $6265/year
Located at 401 Evergreen Circle in Tobyhanna, PA, in Sterling Estates which is just a few miles north of Mount … (3 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: CAN YOU REALLY AFFORD "NOT" TO SELL YOUR HOME NOW! - 01/02/12 06:38 PM
 
Can you really afford not to sell your home NOW?
When you look closely at THE POCONO MARKET TRENDS for the last 10 years you will notice that we have been on a down trend for several years now. Forecasters anticipate this trend to continue. How long for? Who knows. Now is the time to sell your Pocono home and for the Current Market Value!
(Sorry, in chart above numbers equal years as follows: 1 = 2000; 2 = 2001; . . . . . .  12 = 2011)
Let’s look at an Example, let’s say you really wanted to … (0 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: THE POCONOS 123 - POCONO ABSORPTION RATE FOR HOMES FOR SALE YTD 11-11 - 12/15/11 03:22 PM
POCONO ABSORPTION RATE (11-11)
In the Pocono Homes for Sale Market we are seeing the Absorption Rate go down. Granted we like to see the Absorption rate go down however at this time of year when Sellers are taking their houses off the Market for the winter it is not necessarily good news.

Our Total as of today (12-15-11) for Active Listings of Pocono Homes For Sale is 2350 with 135 of those being foreclosures. As we know the foreclosure total changes daily in our current market of high foreclosures. For example of the total pending Pocono Homes for sale … (0 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: THE BEAUTY OF THE POCONOS CREEKS V - THE POCONOS 123 - 10/31/11 02:53 PM
After our "Surprise" snowfall on Saturday, the 29th of October , 8" in my backyard, I thought I would sneak out and get a few winter shots of our Pocono Creeks.  Most of the sunshine that we received the day following the storm has already taken away most of the "winter" appearance of the streams, however, we all know that it will soon be cold enough that any view of "winter" on the streams will be there for months to come. So here's what I found today.
BEAVER BROOK.  As you look upstream you can really see why they named it … (0 comments)

buy a home in the poconos: PRICE ADJUSTMENT ON THIS GREAT POCONO HOME - SELLER SACRIFICE! - 09/14/11 09:16 PM

Adorable, Affordable Ranch Home on 1.5 Acres in Jim Thorpe, PA.  Your great find in Pocono Homes For Sale. Beautiful Community of Penn Forest Streams, a 1 acre or more homesite community.  Privacy is yours, Taxes are low, room to grow and a great lawn. What more do you need?  Ready to get back to nature and plant and harvest your own garden.  This is a perfect spot.
PRICE REDUCED to $95,700 from 99,500 - now an even better BARGAIN.
MLS#11-6590  Located at 201 Cold Spring Dr. Drive by and take a peek.


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buy a home in the poconos: REFRESHED AND RESTORED COTTAGE ON FERN RD IN STILLWATER ESTATES - 08/22/11 06:47 PM
NEWLY LISTED POCONO HOME FOR SALE on Fern Road in Stillwater Estates in Pocono Summit, PA.  This adorable little cottage has been refreshed and restored with a great crawl space too (that's important in our high water table area) A Sweet Starter!  Own your first home with this little beauty.  MLS# 11-7568 for $93,700.00


Make her yours today!
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Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,

Stroudsburg, PA

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