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2018 

How To Check a House For Water Problems   Earlier this summer, I was with my client on a home inspection. The home was a Baltimore rowhouse on Federal Hill, built in 1900. After discovering that three of the four walls of the house were wet and there was mold in the crawlspace under the kitchen,...
08/30/2018
Amidst the excitement of buying a new home, it's easy to get wrapped up and overlook getting a home inspection done. However, forgetting or simply overlooking the home inspection step could very well cost you more money down the road. 1. Security The home inspection process, while optional, make...
08/30/2018
  Ah, the first date. The time to clean up. Get your haircut, shave and put on your best fitting clothes. No one goes on a first date in their old sweatpants, hair a mess, looking like you just got done mowing the lawn. It is the time to be your very best.   Now you want to sell your house and y...
08/30/2018
Are you considering selling your home in Bucks County in the near future? If it is need of some renovation work, you may find some challenges in marketing it to potential buyers. You could Reduce the listing price as one option available to you, but there are other ways you can highlight your ho...
08/30/2018
The Life of A Realtor...   It's downing 2-3 cups of coffee before a full day of showing homes and then realizing 15 minutes into the first showing appointment that your bladder is going to explode.   It's trying to carry on an important phone conversation while simultaneously listening to the GP...
08/30/2018
How's your day, darling? That's how the desk attendant addressed me tonight when I walked into my hotel. Some people would be offended by that. Some would consider that unprofessional and maybe a little intrusive. For me, I see customer service. Why didn't it bother me? There a lot of reasons, b...
08/30/2018
If you've ever struggled to make your monthly mortgage payments, you understand how stressful it is living under the threat of losing your home. A mortgage modification can makes your home loan more affordable by reducing the size of your monthly mortgage payments. This provides a longer-term so...
08/28/2018
  Here are the 3 things ALL buyers should do while on their home search.... BEFORE they submit an offer! These could be deal breakers and so easily checked.   1.Check cell service throughout the home.   2.Water pressure, Run a shower and a sink in another room..Still have good pessure? Try flush...
08/28/2018
Hearing a baby in distress is upsetting. I was standing in line at the grocery store and I heard a baby's muffled cry. I did a quick scan of the area and didn't see the baby. Then she cried again and I saw her. She was scrunched onto one side of the baby seat of the grocery cart. Her head was ha...
08/28/2018
I am sure we all know that attitude comes through in communication. A positive uplifting message will lead to positive results. Unfortunately, the opposite is true when you have a negative message.  This is true for our clients but it is also true if you lead a real estate team. Some time ago I ...
08/27/2018
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