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Color of the Year: Ultra-Violet

Pantone has announced that the 2018 Color of the Year is Ultra-Violet, a beautiful shade of purple.  Whether you love it or not, it’s interesting to know how a color earns this distinction.  Apparently, it’s an honor bestowed after much philosophical thought.  Here’s what Pantone had to say about their…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Buyers on Sep 19,2018 | Tagged in: , ,

What Goes into Property Taxes

Every homeowner pays property taxes (also called real estate taxes). Whether these taxes are included as part of your mortgage payment, or you pay them separately, it’s often painfully obvious that property taxes represent a hefty percentage of your annual home-related expenses.  What’s not always so obvious is exactly what…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Buyers on May 02,2018 | Tagged in: , ,

What are Closing Costs?

Before you open the door to your new home, you’ll need to get through closing the deal. Closing, also known as settlement, is the process where papers are signed, fees are paid and you (hopefully) walk away with the title to your property. One of the most surprising facets of…Read More

Filed under Facts on Dec 27,2017 | Tagged in: , , ,

The Truth About Selling

Thinking of selling your home? Buckle up, buttercup. There are some cold, hard facts you need to know. In this brutally honest article, writer Lynn Pineda offers the truth about preparing your home for sale. She advises that smelly, cluttered homes are a turnoff, overpricing a home can backfire, repairs…Read More

Filed under Facts, Selling a home on Dec 20,2017 | Tagged in: , ,

The Lingo of Real Estate

The home buying process can be daunting, especially when you’re faced with words, terms and acronyms that are not part of your everyday conversation. This glossary offered by the National Association of Home Builders is a great primer on words you’ll encounter as you begin your search for a home,…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Buyers, Real Estate on May 09,2017 | Tagged in:

Enjoy a Buzzzzzzzzz-Free Summer

With so much concern over the Zika virus, aren’t you glad you didn’t qualify for the Olympics this year? Even without a trip to Rio, you’ll still be swatting and smacking bugs in the coming months. So, we’d like to offer a few ideas for keeping some distance between you…Read More

Filed under Facts, Gardening, Home Tips, Homeowners on Jun 14,2016 | Tagged in:

An Historic Mansion to Call Home

When Sal Paone Builders begins work on Washington Manor, a new home community on the grounds of the former Piszek Estate in Upper Dublin, they’ll also be restoring a beautiful mansion with a storied past. In 1777, the Emlen House served as George Washingon’s headquarters prior to the Continental Army’s…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Buyers, Montgomery County, Renovations on May 03,2016 | Tagged in: , , , , ,

Get an Edge in Home Buying Negotiations

If you’re looking for a home this spring, you’ll soon realize that you are not alone. A lower than usual inventory of homes for sale means pent up buyer demand. So when you spot your dream home, there’s a good chance that you’ll be competing with a number of other…Read More

Filed under Buying a home, Facts, Home Buyers, Home Tips on Apr 12,2016 | Tagged in: , , ,

Montgomery County is Good for Your Health!

Making a move to beautiful Montgomery County could contribute to better health! That’s according to a study of annual County Health Rankings released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. John George, senior reporter at the Philadelphia Business Journal writes that in the…Read More

Filed under Facts, Montgomery County on Apr 05,2016 | Tagged in: , , ,

Winter Doldrums? Try Flower Power!

Stuck in a persistent winter funk? Head to the garden center for indoor plants that can actually help fight depression. Stacy Freed, writing for HouseLogic, notes that scientific research suggests plants can have a positive effect on stress reduction, pain tolerance, and physical discomfort. From brightening a room to freshening…Read More

Filed under Facts, Homeowners, Real Estate on Mar 08,2016 | Tagged in: , , , ,

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