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Redo How-To

For some people, redesigning a room is easy-peasy.  Others panic over basic decisions, like what comes first – the paint or the furniture?  If the latter is you, take heart.  This redo how-to article from the Philadelphia Inquirer will help you calm down and get going! Writer Jennifer Adams suggests…Read More

Filed under Renovations on Feb 27,2019

A Fix for Kitchen Clutter

Pots, pans, plates, power appliances, pepper, paprika and pretty much everything you use every day in the kitchen, can create a perfect storm of mess and clutter.  That’s why one of the hottest trends in kitchen design is innovative ideas for managing the mess.  Some of the most popular ideas…Read More

Filed under Home Tips, Homeowners, Renovations on Mar 21,2018 | Tagged in: ,

Best Bathrooms for 2018

Bathrooms are benefiting from design upgrades in 2018 with new ideas in storage, finishes, details and functional amenities.   Houzz has compiled the 20 most notable photos of bathroom beauty, presenting the best in designs that work for families, kids, sophisticated adults, and those who love something quirky or totally custom. …Read More

Filed under Home Tips, Renovations on Feb 01,2018 | Tagged in: , ,

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Will 2018 be the year you focus on creating a more beautiful, livable home? Make a resolution to get it done. If you’re considering selling your house this year, now’s also the right time to think about getting it dressed to impress! A good place to start is with these…Read More

Filed under Home Tips, Homeowners, Renovations, Staging on Jan 03,2018 | Tagged in: , , , , , ,

Rent, Flip… or Flop?

If you’ve ever thought about buying an investment property, you’re not alone. Real estate can be a great way to diversify your existing investment portfolio – if you know what you’re doing. The two most common investments people consider are buying a property and renting it out, or purchasing a…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Renovations on Sep 28,2017 | Tagged in: , , , ,

When Not to DIY

With today’s easy access to virtually everything through the internet, it might seem that buying a home is something you could do on your own. After all, thousands of listings are at your fingertips, along with expert advice on everything from home inspections to community safety ratings. The question is:…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Home Tips, Renovations on Sep 21,2017 | Tagged in: , , , , ,

Remodeling Updates That Pay Off

Anyone considering selling an older home has asked this question: Which upgrades are worth doing? The answer most people want to hear is that an upgrade will help the home to sell, and provide a good return on investment. It’s a tough question to answer, but offers some great…Read More

Filed under Renovations on Jun 28,2017 | 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: , , , , ,

A Rooster, a Martini and a Small Town

Can these factors determine your decorating style? thinks they can. They’ve published a fast and fun quiz that can predict the design aesthetic that defines your unique style. If you’re puzzled by putting your decorating plan together, take the quiz! The answers might surprise you – and the questions…Read More

Filed under Home Tips, Renovations on Aug 10,2015 | Tagged in: ,

Kitchens are Cookin’!

Buyers of new and pre-owned homes unanimously agree: The kitchen is the most important room in the home. At Vanguard, our buyers put hardwood floors and granite counters at the top of their lists. But, that’s just the beginning of what makes a kitchen that really cooks. See what’s hot…Read More

Filed under Renovations, Staging on May 27,2014 | Tagged in: , , , ,


"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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