Blog

How to Buy a Home During any Season

Last month, I talked about how to sell your home in any season—now let’s talk about the flip side: buying a home in any season in Philly. Here’s what to look for, what pitfalls to avoid and how to prepare to make a good real estate deal any time of the year: Winter—Competing buyers may have taken a…

Top Mistakes That “For Sale By Owners” Make

It’s easier than ever for you to put your home up for sale without professional or expert help, but doing so could cost you more than you might realize. You’ll need more than a few online articles to help you successfully navigate the real estate market. Learn the most common mistakes made when it comes…

Follow These Five Steps to Hire the Right Contractor

You’ve found the perfect home with the help of your real estate professional–but that doesn’t mean your search is over. After all, even the ideal property may need some work to make it your own. When you need a trustworthy contractor for home renovations, these five steps can help you find and hire the right…

5 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During Your Summer Vacation

When you are preparing for your summer vacation, you tend to concentrate on the destination, not the home you are leaving. Unfortunately, your real estate may be at its most vulnerable while you are away, and the last thing you want to deal with when you come home is a robbery. That’s why home security…

Why Conduct a Final Walk-Through

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Final Walk-ThroughIt’s exciting when closing day is on the horizon and all the pieces of your real estate sale are in place, but there is one last step to take before you sign the sales contract: the final walk-through. A walk-through is not a replacement for a home inspection, which…