recent posts

Shad Fest Lambertville, NJ April 26 – 27

All About Shad Fest  Each year, my little hometown of Lambertville hosts Shad Fest, which has grown from the neighbors getting together on one street to a tourist attraction. It’s really an awesome time to bring your family out to a festival, which is FREE!!! Check out all area’s finest artists and crafters, great food live […]

Prepare for the FHA Appraisal Inspection

Prepare your borrowers for the FHA appraisal Inspection This will help cut back on re-inspections! Appraisal Industry Standards buyers needs to know and prepare in order to complete an FHA Appraisal Inspection: Preparation of Property 1. All utilities must be on. If the property is vacant and has been winterized the water valve must be in […]

2014 Cost vs. Value Improvements: Remodeling Pays Off Big Time

Find out which projects “open the door” to buyers and where remodeling dollars stretch the furthest. Top Projects If your clients are considering a home improvement project to boost the quality and appeal of their home, pass on this list of top 10 midrange and upscale projects from the 2013-14 Cost vs. Value Report: Top […]

THE EXPIRED LISTING: Find Out Why Your House Didn’t Sell Before!

It has been said that what makes a property sell is Location, Location, Location. Sounds catchy but is only partially correct. There are five factors that will get your house sold: LOCATION, PRICE, CONDITION, the MARKET, and the AGENT that you select. Any agent can get your house sold the first time it appears for […]

The North Pole Express on the New Hope Ivyland Railroad

Visiting #BucksCounty or have out-of-town guests in for the holidays? Keep them entertained by touring some of the area’s beloved attractions, museums and main streets. Here’s a list of ideas: Where is your favorite place to bring visitors? (Photo: The North Pole Express on the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad runs through 1/5. Photo by […]

Home Buying Process Bucks County, PA

Home Buying Process First Steps There are some questions you need to answer even before you start your search. If you’re a first-time home buyer or someone who hasn’t bought a home recently, we recommend that you begin with an in-person Buyer Consultation. That will enable me as your Bucks County Real Estate Agent to help you […]

Country Clubs near Newtown, Doylestown, and New Hope, PA

  Doylestown Country Club – Golf Course  20 Country Ln, Doylestown, PA ‎ (215) 348-2112   ‎   · doylestowncountryclub.com     Lookaway Golf Club  4219 Upper Mountain Rd, Buckingham, PA ‎ (215) 794-5727    ‎   · lookawaygc.com Jericho National Golf Club Private – 18 holes 250 Brownsburg Rd E, New Hope, PA 18938 Phone: (215) […]

The 5 Things You Should Do to Conserve Energy For This Winter

The 5 Things You Should Do to Show Your Bills Who’s Boss  1. Caulk and seal  air leaks. Buy a few cans of Great Stuff and knock yourself out  over a weekend, sealing penetrations into your home from: Plumbing lines Electricity wires Recessed lighting Windows Crawlspaces Attics Savings: Up to $220/year, per U.S. EPA 2. […]

If You Were Selling Today, Would You Have the Home That Buyers Want?

A privacy fence was a great investment for this  homeowner (and any future buyers), considering her safety-minded neighbor loves  mounted outdoor cameras. Image: Lee Niata Johnson from Little Bitty Damn Houze blog Two new surveys about what homebuyers want have me feeling pretty smug about  my own home choices. Maybe you’ll feel the same. Privacy […]