In & Around the Greater Philadelphia Area Real Estate Blog

Traffic Matters

Like taxes, traffic is a fact of life. So, when you’re shopping for a new home, consider how the road situation will affect your commute to work, access to shopping and attractions, and the ability to conveniently reach places you need to go. After all, it’s difficult to enjoy your new ...

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Be Ready To Move

You’ve spent a lot of time shopping for the perfect property. You made an offer, held your breath and – hooray! – you got the home! But now you’ve realized that you have to move in four weeks – and you’re far from prepared. Don’t add stress to what was otherwise ...

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Home Renovations That Pay Off

There are two main reasons why homeowners invest in a home renovation or major redecorating project: They want to enjoy the results of the new kitchen, bathroom, flooring or other improvement they’ve made; and/or, they hope that the money they spend will come back to them – at least in ...

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Local Events for Easter – In and Around the Philadelphia Area

Easter Events Looking for a local Easter egg hunt for your children? How about an Easter parade, Easter breakfast/brunch or other Easter themed activities? The Donovan Mitchell Group has created a list of fun events going on this Easter season in and around the Philadelphia Area.  ::MONTGOMERY COUNTY::  Eco-Egg Hunt                Norristown Farm Park :: Barley ...

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Giving Buyers a Grand Entrance

The front door is usually the first feature of a house that buyers see and feel. How do you ensure it makes a grand first impression? That’s easy. Put on a fresh coat of paint. Replace worn or faded door handles and locks. Install a brass kick plate at the bottom of the ...

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Inspect Your Walls Before You Sell

Say you’re trying to sell a used car. Imagine that it’s a desirable make and model. The mileage is low. Overall, it’s in great condition… except, that is, for the body. Unfortunately, there are a few areas where the paint is scratched and there are a couple of dents and ...

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Three Lists To Make When Selling Your Home

When you put your property up for sale, you want to make sure that potential buyers get all the information they need on the features of your home and its surrounding area. If, for example, a buyer doesn’t realize there is a great school just a couple of blocks away, ...

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5 Reasons Why You Will Love Living in Boyertown PA

5 REASONS TO LOVE LIVING IN BOYERTOWN PA Boyertown is located about 45 miles northwest of Philadelphia, it is just 20 miles south of Allentown and 20 miles east of Reading, straddling the Montgomery-Berks County line.  This picturesque historic area offers residents that small-town feel. Here are the top 5 reasons why ...

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Four Important Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector

Four Important Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector When you are ready to buy a home in the Philadelphia area, you want to know EXACTLY what you're buying, right? Imagine how frustrated you’d be to find out that the hot water heater wasn’t working—in the middle your first shower? Or if you ...

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Do You Need a Realtor to Purchase New Construction?

Do You Need a Realtor to Purchase New Construction?  The answer to this question should always be, “YES!”  With new construction being so plentiful in the Greater Philadelphia Area, you may be considering buying a newly built home. The benefits of using a Realtor as a new construction buyer’s representative are many. Here are our top ...

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