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Staging: Little things you can do that make a Big Difference

Posted by Maureen Scullion on January 01, 2021 in  Sell your home  Staging
Wash your windows: Washing the windows really does make a tremendous difference. It’s like trying to sell a diamond ring that’s encrusted with years of soap and life goo. Wouldn’t you have it professionally cleaned to get the best price possible? In fact, according to Money Magazine, the number one presale improvement that generates the best return on investment is having clean windows. They say the average return on window cleaning is 769%. If your windows are difficult to wash then pay a se... read more
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Suburban Real Estate - Market Update 3rd Quarter 2020

Posted by Cori Seraydarian on January 01, 2021 in  real estate  Sell your home
In the early Spring, As the COVID19 experience began to intensify and the lockdowns began, real estate agents all over Bucks and Montgomery Counties and the Lehigh Valley began to hear their phones ring. With entertainment and culture closed older clients that had left the rural and exurb areas of southeastern Pennsylvania for the walkability of the cities were beginning to think about reversing that migration. Young families with school age children, previously reluctant to pull their kids from a school that they ... read more
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Last year I shared some of my places to buy plant based treats but it's 2021 and we are craving something more substantial than a cupcake. Here are some local restaurants to try! (But first a definition)  What is a vegan? According to the Vegan Society there are many ways to embrace vegan living. One thing all vegans have in common is a plant-based diet avoiding all animal foods such as meat (including fish, shellfish and insects), dairy, eggs and honey - as well as avoiding animal-derived ... read more
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Things a Home Inspector CANNOT Do

Posted by Stephanie S. Schade on January 01, 2021 in  First Time Homebuyers  Real Estate Advice
Recently chatting with a home inspector he expressed that Buyers are often surprised to discover the many things that home inspectors cannot do. Especially first time home buyers were often caught off guard that actions they took for granted would be part of the inspection were actually not covered. (Not my clients of course who are always perfectly prepared.) Just to be clear about definitions: A home inspection is defined as a non-invasive, visual examination of a residential property that is desig... read more
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5 Infamous Houses in the US You Can Visit

Posted by Jay L. Ginsberg on January 01, 2021 in  Architecture  Things to Do
A house can be famous: The White House, Falling Water, and Monticello are good examples but what makes a house Infamous? A house can be infamous because of its distinct architecture, the character of its owners (both good and bad) or events that have taken place within its walls (again-both good and bad). Let’s explore some infamous houses that are scattered around the country.   Olsen House, Cushing Maine: You know you have seen that house before – but where? It&... read more
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