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A homeowner’s checklist for what to do after settlement

Category: General Published on Feb 20 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 13 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 21 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 08 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 19 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 05 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 05 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 22 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 07 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 26 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 19 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 26 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 31 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 17 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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How To Make Your Home Stand Out In a Competitive Market

Category: General Published on Jun 27 2019

If you’ve decided to sell your Bucks County home, you’ve probably already learned that it’s a competitive market. Towns like Doylestown, Jamison, and surrounding areas are known for their beautiful homes, and the added benefits that come from residing in thriving neighborhoods that retain their own charm while still providing easy access to larger cities like Philadelphia.

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Top Three Tips For Selling Your Bucks County Home

Category: General Published on Jun 25 2019

Pennsylvania’s beautiful Bucks County is as steeped in history as it is natural beauty. With so much to recommend the area, the market for home sales in Doylestown, Jamison, and the other neighborhoods that make up the county is a competitive one. Here are three of the best tips to help you get the most value for the sale of your Bucks County home:

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Real Estate Agent Myths Debunked

Category: General Published on Apr 30 2019

For most people, selling a home is an infrequent event, full of unfamiliar legal and financial intricacies. Working with a trusted real estate agent helps us not only sell our homes more quickly and profitably, even in competitive markets like Bucks County, but ensures we understand the legal and financial processes involved.

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What To Do While You’re Selling Your Home to Make Moving Easier

Category: General Published on Apr 22 2019

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to selling your home, especially in the competitive markets of Doylestown, Jamison, and other Bucks County neighborhoods. Between choosing the right real estate agent, marketing and staging your home, and preparing for inspections and open houses, it can be easy to lose sight of another important part of the process: the move to your new home.

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Five Open House Faux Pas And How To Avoid Them

Category: General Published on Apr 12 2019

With so many beautiful homes in Doylestown, Jamison, and the surrounding areas, Bucks County homeowners looking to sell benefit from creative ways to make their home stand out in a competitive market. Open houses are a great way to make a memorable impression on prospective buyers, and with the right strategy, it can be a positive impression that increases your chances of selling.

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Ten Tips to Prepare Your Home for Inspection

Category: General Published on Mar 22 2019

For homeowners looking to sell their homes the inspection is often an anxiety-inducing part of the process—but it doesn’t have to be.

While getting a favorable inspection report is partially the result of how you have maintained and cared for your home over the years, there are still some things you can do now to make the day of the inspection go more smoothly, and increase your chances for a good report.

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