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2013 

There cannot be enough articles about preparedness in any field of endeavor. This is especially true when selling or purchasing a Berks County home. “RWA” stands for Ready, Willing and Able.As a Buyer “RWA” is being ready to make a decision, willing to complete the purchase and financially quali...
12/29/2013
That blessed day is finally upon us, Christmas! It is the day we celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. It is a day to visit family members, give gifts and spread cheer. It is also the day when people stop asking if you are ready for Christmas yet (at least until next December). Yesterday, I was...
12/25/2013
The good The Bad & The Misunderstood... What it is…Seller credit is the practice of crediting a home buyer a percentage (or fixed dollar amount) of the sale price from the sellers proceeds. Example…$100,000 Home sale price. Buyer offers the seller $100,000 for the home and requests a 3% seller c...
12/23/2013
Personal property is anything that is not part of the real property. The real property includes the land and all improvements that are attached to it aka the real estate. It has been said that anything glued screwed and/or nailed to the real estate is part of the sale. Sounds more like a bad dat...
12/23/2013
Whenever I am contacted to preview a seller’s home or property I already know that the number one thing they want to know is “How Much is My Property Worth”. It is the quintessential question and a good one. Some Berks County homes are easy to evaluate and price. Others are much more challenging...
12/23/2013
The question is very valid. The answer evolves before an Agreement of Sale or even a showing takes place. Paragraph 13 of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors Listing Contract states the following “ONCE SELLER ENTERS INTO AN AGREEMENT OF SALE, BROKER IS NOT REQUIRED TO PRESENT OTHER OFFERS.”...
12/22/2013
I reached out to one of my agents today and asked, what is the question you hear most from prospective Berks County home sellers? The agent was Sam Padovani. He has been in the real estate business for just over one year and has been a phenomenal addition to the Weichert Realtors Neighborhood One...
12/22/2013
I started my real estate career in 1993. At that time the internet was in its infancy. I can still remember hearing that awkward sound when logging into AOL with a dial-up modem. I was always careful not to visit web sites that had large photos. It would take 15 minutes to view a single page. I l...
12/21/2013
There are two reasons people purchase any type of insurance. One is protection against unknown or undesirable circumstances, also known as peace of mind. The other is because you have to. In the case of property title insurance it could be both. The purchaser of real estate needs protection again...
12/21/2013
What is the difference between a Berks County home that has been on the market 10 days and a Berks County home that has been on the market 300 days? Answer…290 Days! While that answer may be mathematically and factually correct the answer may be different if you are a Berks County home buyer or s...
12/19/2013
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