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Posted on 10/25/2020
Timing Your Sale with Your Purchase
Photo by DraganCFM via Shutterstock It’s always a quandary: can I buy my new home and sell my old house so that the timing of both matches? Well, yes! There are several ways to do this. Here’s a breakdown of how it can work. Buy a Home on a Contingency. Just what is a contingency? It’s an agreement...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
From FHA to USDA - Choosing Your Mortgage
Photo by Alexander Stein via PixabayWhen it comes to a mortgage, most of us think of the same standard product; the 15 or 30 year conventional mortgage offered by banks and lenders. This is not the only mortgage option you have, though. Depending on your personal history and circumstances you may qualify for an attractive mortgage with lower...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
Video Tour - 5945 Jannette Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128
Ready to call Roxborough your new home! This well-maintained two-story brick row home, with a beautifully landscaped front yard, is move-in ready. From the front door, step into the living room, which opens to the rest of the first floor, including the dining room and custom kitchen. With original parquet wood floors throughout the entire house, natural light fills every room from its windows. The shaker-style kitchen has plenty of storage, high-end Bosch appliances, a garbage disposal, a built-in exhaust fan over the stove, and an integrated wine refrigerator. The kitchen and dining room flow into each other, perfect for entertaining!...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
5945 Jannette Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128 is now new to the market!
Ready to call Roxborough your new home! This well-maintained two-story brick row home, with a beautifully landscaped front yard, is move-in ready. From the front door, step into the living room, which opens to the rest of the first floor, including the dining room and custom kitchen. With original parquet wood floors throughout the entire house, natural light fills every room from its windows. The shaker-style kitchen has plenty of storage, high-end Bosch appliances, a garbage disposal, a built-in exhaust fan over the stove, and an integrated wine refrigerator. The kitchen and dining room flow into each other, perfect for entertaining!...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Know What You Want When Shopping for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Kitchen Cabinet Update: All New or Refreshed?
Photo by Jafar Mansuri on Unsplash To resurface or replace? That's the question. Consider replacing if: They have significant water or humidity damage. They're poorly constructed and/or falling apart. The design frustrates. You could do better starting over. The style can't be easily updated, for example, floral moldings. The cost to refinish is more than new cabinets. It...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Good Real Estate Photos Help Attract Potential Buyers
There's a misconception many home sellers have that may be causing them to miss out on opportunities to have their house sell more quickly. Perhaps you're among them. If you believe your home does not need to be staged, neatly organized, and thoroughly cleaned well in advance of the first scheduled showing, then you're overlooking one crucial step in...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
How to Market a Home as the Ideal Retirement Home
Photo by Designecologist from Pexels You love your home, but you want to make a change. In many cases, you’ll work with a real estate agent who can help you to market your home professionally to your ideal home buyer. Yet, for some properties, having a very specific target buyer in mind can work well. If you live...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
How to Submit an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Should You Finance with a Mortgage Lender? Pros & Cons
Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash When financing a home purchase, one of the most basic decisions to make is where to get your mortgage from. The basic options are whether you should go to a mortgage lender or not. Financing with a mortgage lender has both pros and cons. Pro: Many Loan Options If you go to a...
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