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Creating Curb Appeal for Your Home This Spring

Category: General Published on May 28 2020

Spring is here, and the soon to arrive riot of bright colors and blooming flowers coincides with what is traditionally a high season for home sales. In attractive Bucks County neighborhoods like Jamison and Doylestown, this gives homeowners a unique chance to capitalize on the famed beauty of the season to show their homes off to buyers in the best possible way.

By optimizing their home’s curb appeal, sellers can make a powerful first impression, even on prospective buyers who are just driving by to see the home from the outside before deciding if they would like to investigate further. There are many ways you can add to the curb appeal of your home this spring, but here are a few of Pauline's favorites:

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5 Things You Can Do Without Leaving Your Home To Prepare Your House For Sale

Category: General Published on May 19 2020

Just like every other industry, the real estate market in Southeastern Pennsylvania has seen some changes due to current events, but savvy homeowners and real estate agents are working together to find innovative ways to pivot and continue to successfully buy and sell their homes. Especially in the competitive markets of Bucks County, boasting beautiful neighborhoods like Doylestown and Jamison, it’s important to approach this time strategically to get the greatest value for your home.  

If you are looking to sell your house, there are many things you can do right now to help get it ready. Pauline has compiled a list of five, and all of them can be done right from the comfort of your own home.

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How To Live In Your House While You’re Selling It

Category: General Published on Apr 23 2020

Selling your home can take time, and, especially in the robust real estate market of Bucks County neighborhoods like Jamison and Doylestown, can mean that a lot of extra activity is happening in the home. Between staging, open houses, and walk throughs, it can be challenging to keep a sense of normalcy. Here are some of our favorite tips to help you live well in your home even while you are selling it:

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3 Ways Technology Can Make Buying Or Selling Your Home Easier

Category: General Published on Apr 09 2020

The continual advancement of technology has transformed every aspect of life, from the way we enjoy entertainment to the way we do business. The real estate industry has also experienced major changes over the years, and for those who are open to adapting to them, these changes can be a positive factor in your home buying or home selling experience. And if you’re in the competitive markets of Bucks County neighborhoods like Doylestown and Jamison, levering these advances can give you the edge you’re looking for to close your dream real estate deal.

Here are our top three ways that technology has revolutionized the real estate industry, and can do the same for you when you’re ready to buy or sell:

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Homeowner’s Spring-Cleaning Guide

Category: General Published on Mar 25 2020

 

 

Spring is around the corner, and homeowners in Bucks County will soon have the chance to throw open their windows and enjoy the fresh air and blooming flowers as the weather warms up. As winter starts to wane and we open our homes up to sunshine and brighter days, spring cleaning is a must, especially if you are considering selling your home during this busy season. The following tips can help you tackle your spring-cleaning chores with ease:

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Top 7 Tips for Downsizing to a Smaller Home

Category: General Published on Mar 15 2020

People downsize for lots of reasons. Whether the kids have moved out or you’re just looking to simplify your lifestyle, moving into a smaller home can bring a host of benefits for homeowners, from peace of mind to lower utility bills. Bucks County neighborhoods like Doylestown and Jamison offer lots of options for individuals and families looking to downsize, from cozy single homes to townhomes with just the right amount of space.

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A homeowner’s checklist for what to do after settlement

Category: General Published on Feb 19 2020

You’ve sold your home, settlement is complete, and now you’re ready to hand it over to the new owners—but what should you do before you leave?

In our previous articles we’ve been talking about the closing process, where ownership of the home is officially transferred from you as the seller to the buyer. We’ve gone over what to expect, how to prepare, and what to bring with you. Now one final topic remains when it comes to closing. Here we’ll be sharing a checklist you can use for when settlement is done and it’s time to close the doors behind you for the last time.

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Selling your home? Here’s what you should bring to closing

Category: General Published on Feb 12 2020

One of the most exciting days in the process of selling your home is closing, also known as settlement. On this day, the ownership of the home officially changes hands from you to the new buyer. In a previous article, we talked about the things you should do to prepare for closing on the sale of your home, but in this post we’d like to focus on the day itself and answer some questions about what you can expect—and what you should bring with you to make sure the day goes smoothly.

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How technology can help you buy or sell your home

Category: General Published on Jan 20 2020

In our modern era of advancing technology, the digital revolution has affected all aspects of our lives, from the way we work and relax to the way we interact with each other on a social level. Real estate has not been left out of these advancements, and especially in the competitive markets of Bucks County, homeowners looking to sell as well as prospective buyers can benefit from these innovations.

While there are many ways technology is improving how we buy and sell our homes, here we’re going to focus on two that have made a highly significant impact:

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What’s the best time of the year to buy a new home?

Category: General Published on Jan 07 2020

In a recent article we talked about the best season to sell your home—and explored the pros and cons of selling in the popular season of spring. In the article we’ll dive into the same question from the buyer’s perspective, focusing especially on the how to navigate the competitive markets of Bucks county neighborhoods like Jamison and Doylestown.

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Home Seller's Guide To Closing

Category: General Published on Dec 18 2019

Selling your home is a major undertaking that involves navigating a lot of legal, financial, and personal factors you might not have to deal with at any other time. A trusted real estate agent is your best partner in selling your Bucks County home, but it’s also good to be prepared and educated so that you can make the most of this partnership. In this article, we’ll go over the basics of closing from a seller’s perspective so you can be ready when it’s time to go through the closing process with your home.

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When Is The Best Season To Sell Your Home (Hint: It May Not Be Spring)

Category: General Published on Dec 04 2019

Conventional wisdom has long held that spring is the ideal time to sell your home, and there are good reasons for this idea. However, especially in the competitive real estate market of Bucks County neighborhoods like Doylestown and Jamison, other factors may influence the optimal time to put your home up for sale. In this article, we’ll discuss the advantages of a selling in spring, as well as the other considerations to keep in mind as you make a decision about what is best for you and your family.

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Is An HOA Right For You?

Category: General Published on Nov 04 2019

Are you considering buying a home that has an HOA—Homeowner’s Association? In the thriving real estate market of Bucks County, a good HOA can add to the value of a property if the circumstances are right.

The following guide will walk you through some of the basics of HOA’s to give you a starting point for a conversation with your trusted real estate agent:

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3 Tips for Evaluating School Districts When Moving or Selling Your Home

Category: General Published on Oct 21 2019

 

For many people buying a home, one of the most important things they consider is the quality of the school district. A system of well-run schools with a track record of supporting student success can be even more attractive to families than granite countertops and hardwood flooring.

Likewise if you’re selling your Bucks Country home, knowing how to tout the benefits of the area’s many successful schools can be a great way to make your home even more attractive to prospective buyers.

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Top 3 Reasons To Move To Montgomery County

Category: General Published on Oct 06 2019

In Montgomery County neighborhoods like Ambler, Blue Bell, Ardmore, and Hatboro, a competitive real estate market means that homeowners looking to sell need to be extra savvy in showcasing their property to rise above the competition.

This is an area where partnering with a local real estate agent can make all the difference. When you work with a real estate agent who is familiar with the area, you are primed to position your home to its best advantage, giving prospective buyers as much incentive as possible to consider making your neighborhood and home their own.

With so much to recommend it, there are many reasons you and your real estate agent can focus on to attract buyers to your Montgomery County home. Here are three of our favorites:

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Seller’s Guide to Home Styles

Category: General Published on Sep 25 2019

The beautiful homes of Bucks and Montgomery Counties come in all kinds of styles, from ranch to colonial. Of course, when you are looking to buy a home it helps to know which styles will best suit your needs. But being knowledgeable about different home styles can help sellers, too. Knowing more about the unique features and style of your home can help you market and stage it more effectively for prospective buyers, showing it off to its best advantage.
Check out the guide below to locate your home’s style:

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Top 3 Reasons To Move To Bucks County

Category: General Published on Sep 18 2019

In Bucks County neighborhoods like Doylestown and Jamison, the real estate market is highly competitive, and home owners looking to sell need to use every resource available to them to stand out from their competitors.

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5 Things You Need To Know About Selling Your Home In The Fall

Category: General Published on Aug 25 2019

Traditionally, spring and summer are considered prime seasons for selling your home, but the fall real estate market is full of opportunities for homeowners looking to sell.

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The Value of Your Real Estate Agent’s Network

Category: General Published on Jul 30 2019

 

Anyone who’s ever gone through the process of selling their home knows that from beginning to end it involves multiple professionals from a range of industries. Your primary guide in the selling of your home is your real estate agent, so be sure to work with one who can save you the time and worry of finding and vetting the other professionals you’ll need to work with on your own.

 

The following are a few of the people your real estate agent should have in her network:

 

 

 

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Answered: Top Three Questions People Ask Real Estate Agents

Category: General Published on Jul 16 2019

Selling your home is a significant life event that requires an investment of time and effort. When you are selling your home in the competitive market of Bucks County, the more you know about the process the better. There are some questions that are common among homeowners, and a trusted real estate agent is an excellent resource for answering these questions and guiding you through the process of selling your home.

Here we’ll answer three of the questions homeowners ask most frequently about selling their homes.

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