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 Ambler, PA Neighborhood Guide

Ambler, PA Neighborhood Guide

Posted on Nov 20, 2020

Mix easy access to the city with suburban, small town charm and you get Ambler, PA. Located 40 minutes from Center City, Philadelphia via the Lansdale/Doylestown Line, this is a lush suburban neighborhood that continues to draw new residents in from the surrounding suburbs and city alike.  First tim...
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Is it a Good Time to Buy a House? Winter 2020

Is it a Good Time to Buy a House? Winter 2020

Posted on Nov 11, 2020

By the time you’re reading this article, it may not be November. However, the question: “is it a good time to buy a house?” looms large in the minds of potential buyers year round.  Luckily, no matter what time of year it is, it’s possible to answer that question and give you the confidence you need...
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 The 4 Best Neighborhoods in Philadelphia for Foodies

The 4 Best Neighborhoods in Philadelphia for Foodies

Posted on Nov 06, 2020

With more than half of Americans now counting themselves as “foodies,” it’s no wonder that nearby restaurants and cafes are a more important consideration for home buyers than ever before. Being able to walk to a top-rated restaurant is an amenity many are willing to put on their “must have” list wh...
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6 of the Best Neighborhoods in DC for First Time Home Buyers

6 of the Best Neighborhoods in DC for First Time Home Buyers

Posted on Nov 05, 2020

The real estate market in Washington, DC is extremely competitive. First time homebuyers often struggle to find a place that suits their needs – especially if they’re not in the market for a condo.  First-time homebuyers are looking for a good deal in a neighborhood they can get to know intima...
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How to Save for a House: Your Game Plan to Home Ownership

How to Save for a House: Your Game Plan to Home Ownership

Posted on Nov 04, 2020

If you’ve never saved up for a home before, it can feel like a daunting and sometimes overwhelming process. Here’s what you need to know about how to save money for a house, whether you’re opting for a small townhome on a quiet city street or a sprawling single family home in the suburbs.  How much ...
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Should You Sell or Rent Your House? How to Decide

Should You Sell or Rent Your House? How to Decide

Posted on Oct 29, 2020

When the time comes for you to move on from your current home, you may wonder: should I sell or rent my house? While selling it provides you cash now, renting it can provide lucrative income - and serve as an investment down the road.  Renting: Will It Make You Money? Why would you consider renting ...
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Is it Cheaper to Buy or Build a New House? Experts Weigh In

Is it Cheaper to Buy or Build a New House? Experts Weigh In

Posted on Oct 23, 2020

There is a frustrating lack of available homes for sale in real estate markets around the country. Many would-be homeowners find themselves outbid again and again in ultra-competitive markets – despite offering to pay full, or even above asking price. The available housing stock is simply too low fo...
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Does a Messy House Affect an Appraisal? And Other Appraisal FAQs

Does a Messy House Affect an Appraisal? And Other Appraisal FAQs

Posted on Oct 14, 2020

A home appraisal is an important part of the home selling process. Anytime a home loan is requested, an appraisal must be completed. The appraisal is an assessment of how much the home is worth based on a visual inspection, the recent selling price of comparable properties, location, and the home’s ...
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 What to Look for When Buying a House (and how to avoid a lemon)

What to Look for When Buying a House (and how to avoid a lemon)

Posted on Oct 12, 2020

What should homeowners look for when buying a new home? An outdated kitchen is a drawback for some, while another family might see old cupboards as a way to get a great starter home for a more affordable price.  However, every homeowner is going to want to know if there’s damage to the foundat...
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