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Main Line Real Estate and Water-Soaked Basements First of all I would like to express my condolences to anyone who has been inconvenienced by this storm. However my favorite pet peeve is the water-soaked basement because they are not covered by insurance. They will not cover ground water, so basi...
The FHA Bridal Registry.  Yes - you read that right! The FHA Bridal Registry Program enables wanna-be home buyers to apply their families’ wedding gifts toward their down payments. And although it’s named a “bridal registry” program, you don’t have to be a prenuptial couple to use it. You could a...
According to the America’s Best High Schools study in the June 27, 2011 issue of Newsweek Magazine, three of the top four public high schools in Pennsylvania are located on the Main Line. Newsweek ranked the Top 500 public high schools in the U.S. and Harriton High School in Lower Merion Township...
As a Top producing Realtor on the Main Line and I feel as Realtors we doing a fabulous job.  Despite what all of the new reports say, Lower Merion, Radnor, Haverford, Tredyfferin and Eastown Townships are still the best deal around.  Sales are down only 11% from last June.  Our Sales average  is ...
Demand for refis booms as lower limits for Fannie, Freddie, FHA loomBy Inman NewsInman News™Date: Thursday, August 11, 2011 Mortgage rates sank to or near all-time lows this week as turmoil in financial markets had investors moving money into the relative safety of bonds and mortgage-backed secur...
This is a great Blog for anyone to read especially all of the Sellers out there who have a hard time removing all of those cute phrases they have in their home on refrigerators and bathrooms                                                   We have all been there, showing a home and then then a p...
Did I ever tell you that divorces make up a very large part of our business? So when choosing a Realtor you should find one that has been divorced. Yes, I have been there and survived. Having been through the process I know it is doable, and less traumatic than the divorce. So chin up let’s get s...
Why would anyone want to own a home??? That is the one question when something breaks in my house. It drives me crazy. I swear I will never own again and think about how nice it would be the live in a rental and the just call the supervisor if something broke. But then I would have no control on ...
Often after a sale my clients have contacted me to tell me something has broke in their new home and they have thanked me for encouraging them to buy a home warranty or insisting that the seller give a credit during  negotiations towards the purchase. While it is not always possible to predict if...
  Home Ownership: Now What? As you lie in bed at night wide awake over the fact that you have finally made the decision to buy and you have a million questions.  Okay where do I buy, how do I buy, and what kind of house do I like.  I remember like it was yesterday when we started looking and I fo...

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