In & Around the Greater Philadelphia Area Real Estate Blog

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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Price Your Home to Sell …and Still Make a Profit

Wondering how to price your home to SELL… and still make a profit? In the Greater Philadelphia real estate market, many homes are selling at 97% to 100% of the asking price. If you are thinking about selling your home, it is important to remember that the price you list your home ...

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Tips for Moving with Children

Moving with Children      *This blog post was inspired by recently watching the new Disney Pixar movie “Inside Out” (A story about the emotions a little girl feels during a move to a new home) with my own kids.   Moving with children can be quite an ordeal. Children thrive on familiarity and ...

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Free or Almost Free Things to Do with Kids Near Pottstown

Free or Almost Free Things to do with Kids near Pottstown Looking for some FUN ways to entertain your kiddos in Pottstown and the surrounding area?  Hopefully with this list of free or low-cost activity ideas, you can eliminate hearing the kids say, “I’m bored”. Go to the Library  Most libraries often host such free ...

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Why Buy Local and Fresh in Pottstown and Boyertown?

Why Buy Local and Fresh in Pottstown and Boyertown? The taste :: Local foods taste better because they are in-season, recently harvested and didn’t have to travel far to get to our plates. It’s better for you :: Fresh produce loses nutrients quickly. Locally grown food, purchased soon after harvest, retains its ...

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Trash the Trash

In most communities, garbage day isn’t every week. So, if you show your house on day five or six, there’s going to be some accumulation! Here are some things you can do before a viewing to make sure this situation doesn’t trash a potential sale. If possible, make sure all garbage ...

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