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2014 has already given an encouraging start for homeowners who consider national price movements as the best pointers for what we can expect for local real estate. Already in February, median house prices were up 7.6% nationally year over year (that according to the US National Housing Trend Repo...
Posted 6 days ago
The slick, entertaining formats of HGTV’s many buying and selling programs makes for great entertainment – but, as anyone who has ever actually bought or sold a house knows, they tend to leave some key information on the cutting room floor. Sure, real estate sales can in fact involve elements of ...
Posted 10 days ago
A major home-selling decision arrives right at the start: setting your home’s price. It’s a step that can be decisive for good or for ill. But what is the “right” price? We know what it probably isn’t—it’s not the first number that pops into your head, nor is it likely to be The-Price-of-Your-Nex...
Posted 26 days ago
You don’t have to tell anyone who is self-employed that there are extra costs that go with the benefits. In addition to the long hours and weight of responsibility that come with the job description, getting a home loan has always added special challenges. Now that we are into the new Dodd-Frank ...
Posted about 1 month ago
Sometimes, even after your mortgage application has been approved, you have to scratch your head at apparent non-sequiturs that attach to the process (for instance, when a loan is made contingent upon your repaying an ultra-low-interest credit account). Even more so if your perfectly dandy financ...
Posted about 2 months ago
BACK ON THE MAREKT with a BRAND NEW PRICE! Because You Deserve It! A beautifully orchestrated symphony of design and architecture is reflected in this exquisite Bentley built original. This Fine Home is situated in a much desired - Philadelphia Main Line location on a cul-de-sac lot in the popula...
Posted about 2 months ago
The difference between a ‘Foreclosure’ and a ‘Bank-Owned Home’ may be technical, but important to understand.  Foreclosures are properties that are auctioned off in a court process. A bank-owned home, on the other hand, is one that has reverted to the mortgage issuer: a bank. A foreclosure can ch...
Posted 2 months ago
The photos that make up your listing will be key to your home’s marketing effort. If that first impression is positive (or even if it only raises curiosity), those images will have helped you past the all-important first hurdle. What makes a listing a visual triumph? I’m afraid that belongs in re...
Posted 2 months ago
One day an old man was riding a donkey to town with a young boy walking right beside him. The townspeople saw this and yelled at the old man for allowing the young boy to be walking on such a hot day... Hearing this, the old man got off the donkey and put the boy in his place. The townspeople saw...
Posted 2 months ago
BACK ON THE MAREKT with a BRAND NEW PRICE! Because You Deserve It! A beautifully orchestrated symphony of design and architecture is reflected in this exquisite Bentley built original. This Fine Home is situated in a much desired - Philadelphia Main Line location on a cul-de-sac lot in the popula...
Posted 3 months ago
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