Home Buyers

June 26, 2020

Setting Up a Home Office in Your New Home

 

Working from home is not a new concept, but recent events have created a mass shift in the American workforce and more people than ever before are working from home. While simply placing a laptop on the kitchen table is one way to work from home, having a designated ...

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June 19, 2020

Home Inspections and Appraisals in the Time of Covid

Even during the time of COVID-19, real estate transactions go on. Buyers and sellers still need to move, and the industry is looking for new ways to accommodate both the needs of the transaction and, of course, the safety of everyone. 

Many traditional real estate activities can be performed ...

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June 4, 2020

7 Cool Ways to Repurpose Old Furniture

 

Are you looking for a fun project that will add some pizzazz to your home – that doesn’t require a degree in carpentry? Before you leave your old furniture on the curb with a sign that says, “free to good owner,” here are 7 creative ideas that will ...

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May 15, 2020

Keep The Dream of Homeownership Alive

Buying and owning your own home is no easy task, and there are moments on everyone's journey when they feel like it's impossible. However, there are plenty of resources available to help make your dream of becoming a homeowner a reality. 

The first step you should take ...

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May 8, 2020

Changes in the Mortgage Market Since Covid 19

 

It's been difficult to adjust to a new normal during the past few weeks. With most residents being asked to stay at home, there are many who have recently lost their jobs or been asked to work remotely. The mortgage industry has also taken a big hit that ...

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April 24, 2020

How Do You Know If Your Neighborhood Is Safe

 

Finding the right home for you and your family involves more than the right number of bedrooms and a lovely front yard; the neighborhood in which it’s located can make a huge difference in the quality of your experience in the home. The most important consideration must be the ...

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April 17, 2020

Starter Home vrs Forever Home

Buying a home is exciting. Most people have visualized their dream home—large, inviting kitchen; multiple bedrooms for family and guests; perhaps a backyard with built-in BBQ, pool, and fireplace. Yet this dream is often out of reach financially for first-time homebuyers. These buyers are ready to find a starter home ...

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April 10, 2020

Your Tax Return Can Help You Become A Homeowner

Saving money each month toward a long-term goal is increasingly difficult for most people. Even committed savers can get thrown off track when unexpected problems or opportunities arise. It can be difficult to envision how $200 a month can add up to a new home; the dream of homeownership continues ...

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April 1, 2020

Working To Help Our Clients and Consumers During The Pandemic

Along with the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (PAR), our local Board of Realtors, and RE/MAX, my associates and I have been lending out support and efforts to have real estate transactions reclassified as an essential business to help our clients and all consumers in Pennsylvania. We feel it is ...

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March 27, 2020

Is New Construction Right For You?

 

New construction home developments have sprung up across the country. They show beautiful new designs in both living spaces and exterior details. It’s appealing to have the ability to choose your flooring, countertops, cabinets, lighting, and other features—moving into a home no one has ever lived in. Yet, there ...

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