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Barndominium Anyone?

We’ve all seen beautiful old barns that have been transformed into spacious homes. But what about the idea of taking a new barn, even one made of pre-fabricated metal, and turning that into a gorgeous home? It’s being done in what the real estate industry calls a “barndominium.” These practical,…Read More

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Be Aware of Seller Closing Costs

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Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

If you’re looking to buy a home right now, you know how tough it is out there. The combination of pent-up demand and low housing inventory has created a seller’s market and higher prices. Open houses and showings are crowded with buyers ready to engage in bidding wars. So, how…Read More

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Buying a First Home During a Pandemic

Buying your first home can be nerve wracking.  Buying it during a pandemic could make it more so.  But, don’t let anxiety stop you.  Paul Hope, writing for Consumer Reports, offers a few tips for buying smart  in the era of COVID19.  He notes that there is reason for optimism…Read More

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Where Do Boomers and Millennials Prefer to Live?

Most of the Baby Boomer generation is now retired, or getting close to retirement age – and they’re on the move.  As family homes turn to empty nests, and lifestyle preferences begin to change, many Boomers are reconsidering where they want to live.  More specifically, they’re making the choice between…Read More

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The Year’s Most Expensive Homes

Luxury homebuyers in the U.S. shelled out millions on mansions, penthouses and beach-side properties over the past year.  According to this article by Olivia Rockemon with Bloomberg News, a $240 million Manhattan penthouse, purchased by Citadel CEO Ken Griffin, is at the top of the list.  It includes 16 bedrooms…Read More

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Live in One of PA’s “Best Places!”

Plymouth Meeting was named one of Pennsylvania’s 2019 Best Places to Live by data cruncher Niche.com.  That’s great news if you’re looking for a new home.  Even better is the opportunity to purchase a gorgeous, new Sal Paone Builder home in this vibrant area!  Our latest community, Plymouth Valley Estates,…Read More

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County Loans for First-Time Home Buyers

If you have not owned a home in the last three years, you could receive up to $10,000 for closing costs from Bucks, Chester, Delaware or Montgomery Counties to help you buy a home in one of those counties.  Eligibility depends on income and other factors, and the funds may…Read More

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First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

It’s fun to look at online real estate listings, and exciting to be searching for your first home.  But excitement can quickly turn to shock if you make some common mistakes as you start the home buying process.  This article from the Philadelphia Inquirer covers some of the most common…Read More

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Home-Buying Lingo

If you’re in the process of buying or selling a home, you’ve no doubt encountered the difficulties of real estate lingo. The real estate biz has an entire lexicon of words and phrases that most of us rarely use in  day-to-day conversation.  But when you’re making one of the biggest…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Selling a home on Sep 19,2019 | Tagged in: , , , ,

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"I worked with Donna Brun for the past year to sell my home in Cold Point Manor. The real estate market has not be optimal for sellers. I have to share it was a pleasure to work with Donna. Her commitment and honesty were important to me. She cares about the work she does each day which I find so valuable and refreshing in business today. I would highly recommend Donna Brun to help you with your real estate needs." - Scott Passman

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