Home Buying Advice

April 3, 2023

Dream Homes: Blooming the Benefits

Owning your own home can be a beautiful and life-changing experience. It is a space where you can create and reflect the universe inside, a place where your heart can truly feel at ease. While it may seem like a daunting task to purchase, owning your own home is one ...

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Nov. 10, 2014

Packing 101: Moving to a New City

moving tipsMoving to a new home in a new city can be overwhelming and a bittersweet moment. You’re leaving behind potentially years of good and bad memories, friends and family, and your favorite hangout spots. But before you get to reinvigorate your life and discover new versions of these things, you’re ...

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Dec. 6, 2013

20 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying a New Home

Don't fall in love and think big picture!   Far to often home buyers fall in love with a home because of all the upgrades and amenities it may offer or because it has been staged to sell, but home buyers, especially first timers,  need to think long ...

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Feb. 5, 2009

Senate Agrees to Add Home Buyer Tax Break

Update 2-15-09:  Final Stimulus Bill passed in Congress and set to be signed by the President on Monday.  Congress decided not to go forward with the Isakson Amendment and produced a modified version of the current tax break for first time homebuyers.  From Winners and losers in the final ...

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Jan. 6, 2009

Burlington County Real Estate Activity by Town Jan 2009

The following Burlington County real estate market statistics as reported in Trend MLS as of Jan 6th.  The information is for residential real estate sales in Burlington County, then broken down by town in my primary service areas.

Current Inventory (number of homes on the market):  3484
Average ...

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May 17, 2007

Contractors From Hell

Before we get started, the name of this post was a website I found many many moons ago.  The site goes over the do's and don'ts when hiring contractors and does include some helpful articles to help out homeowners when choosing a contractor for your next remolding or home ...

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Dec. 27, 2005

Don’t Skip the Pre-Settlement Walk Through

I figured I'd start out with horror story of my own. I was fresh out of real estate school, had a couple of pending contracts, and was on my way to my very first settlement. I had the buyer during this transaction. Throughout the previous couple of weeks the ...

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