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Posted on 03/15/2020
Why Is a Home Inspection Important?
A home inspection may make or break the property buying journey. If you attend a home inspection and find no major issues with a residence, you may choose to move forward with your house purchase. However, if a home inspection reveals significant problems, you may decide to rework a home purchase agreement or walk away from this agreement altogether....
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Posted on 03/08/2020
How to Secure a Mortgage when You're Self-Employed
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay When you’re self-employed, it’s difficult to decide whether you are ready to buy a house. After all, your income might come in spurts instead of having a regular check every week or two. Being prepared for the mortgage process increases the chance that your application will be approved. Self-employed people have more hurdles...
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Posted on 03/01/2020
Steer Clear of Buyer Turnoffs When Selling Your House
If you've decided to put your home on the market, one important thing to keep in mind is that perception is everything -- or close to it, anyway! The impression you make on prospective buyers can either help seal the deal or break it, depending on whether that impression is positive or negative. The visual aspects of your home...
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Posted on 02/27/2020
Video Tour - 7421 Overhill Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
Welcome to this wonderful home in the Oak Lane Manor Subdivision of the scenic Elkins Park section within Cheltenham Township! What an opportunity to own a home that has been within the same family for the last 59 years! With 3 bedrooms, 1 full & 1 half bathrooms, and +/- 1,550 sqft on a 0.15 acre lot, this home is very centrally located in Lower Montgomery County & Philadelphia too. The long-shared driveway leads to the 9' x 19' 1-car garage with automatic opener attached to the rear of the home. The electric panel was upgraded within the last few years to 200 amp service which leaves for room to expand and grow. As you enter this home...
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Posted on 02/27/2020
7421 Overhill Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this wonderful home in the Oak Lane Manor Subdivision of the scenic Elkins Park section within Cheltenham Township! What an opportunity to own a home that has been within the same family for the last 59 years! With 3 bedrooms, 1 full & 1 half bathrooms, and +/- 1,550 sqft on a 0.15 acre lot, this home is very centrally located in Lower Montgomery County & Philadelphia too. The long-shared driveway leads to the 9' x 19' 1-car garage with automatic opener attached to the rear of the home. The electric panel was upgraded within the last few years to 200 amp service which leaves for room to expand and grow. As you enter this home...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
How to Avoid a Complicated Home Selling Experience
Selling a house sometimes can be complicated. But if you understand the home selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to avoid potential pitfalls. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the home selling journey. 1. Analyze the Local Housing Market The age and condition of your home may have far-flung...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
Hints and Tips for First Time Home Buyers
If you're renting a nice house, condo, or apartment, there's a good chance your monthly rent check is almost as much as a mortgage payment. Perhaps you've realized this and have been asking yourself why you're contributing to someone else's nest egg, instead of your own! If that sounds familiar, you may be ready to take the plunge into...
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Posted on 02/09/2020
Should You Finance with a Credit Union?
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Posted on 02/02/2020
Walls: Preparing to Paint after Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayForty years ago every house had some paneling. Some more than others. Paneling can bring the look of natural wood and the great outdoors into a home. But unless your home is a cabin in the woods, chances are that's not what you're going for. Just like many home trends, paneling has fallen...
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Posted on 01/26/2020
When Is A Perfect Time To Sell Your Home?
If you're ready to sell your home, you may wonder if the time is right. Timing is truly everything when you’re selling a home. If you have some flexibility, it might be a good idea to wait to sell your home. Even with time constraints, there are a few strategies to employ that can help you find the sweet...
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