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True Charm and Character is not always easy to find for sale these days, but Berks County does have its fair share of such homes, especially this coming summer in this hot market.  Let’s take a look at three recent standouts:  The old Pomeroy mansion in Muhlenburg, the old Luden mansion near the ...
07/07/2020
It started out as a shed.It ended up as a completely finished, well….. house!You can call it a tiny hideaway.  Perhaps a guest house.  Maybe a fancy fort.  Or possibly a yard retreat.   Whatever the name, the homeowners of this quaint single house in Mohnton made the best of their detached 579 sq...
07/07/2020
Chalk paint, not to be confused with chalk board paint, is a great, inexpensive way to spruce up your old dated kitchen and bath cabinets.  Not only can it improve the appearance, it will also likely add value to your home. New cabinet hardware, which is also inexpensive, is a great idea to add t...
04/14/2020
10. Neversink MountainOffering views of the Schuylkill River and the old ‘witches hut’ at the top, the parking lot off Klapperthal road is a good place to start- and end- your loop on this well marked trail system.  9.  Nolde ForestA vast network of trails make good use of every single piece of t...
04/09/2020
Berks County Real Estate is booming, and buyers are quickly scooping up properties in droves and taking advantage of great value, recreation and location.  Also, Berks County has no shortage of small towns.  These five, each unique, all have one thing in common:  a fun place to get ice cream.  Th...
03/04/2020
https://www.bestberksrealtors.com/2018/12/21/berks-county-pa-s-best-kept-real-estate-secret-by-mark-crystal/ Berks County Real Estate.  A decade ago if one would have mumbled that phrase, the average person probably wouldn’t have flinched.Today, those words are bound to turn up a few eyebrows.As ...
05/31/2019
https://www.bestberksrealtors.com/2018/12/25/top-10-recreational-activities-in-berks-county-by-mark-crystal/ Recreation.  It’s on most people’s minds at the end of the work day and especially the end of the work week.  Conventional thinking probably suggests having to get in a car and do some deg...
05/31/2019
https://www.bestberksrealtors.com/2019/05/17/top-10-berks-cabana-decks-with-a-view-by-mark-crystal/ 10. Captains Cove at Mountain SpringsIn the middle of the Mount Penn Plateau and deep in the woods lies the large, spacious cabana deck of Mountain Springs Restaurant and Bar.  Whether you’re under...
05/31/2019
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