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By Bill Lublin
(CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold)
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Lat Blog talked about preparing your home to show, now lets review a few more idea. There are some improvements you can make that don't cost a thing.  You can make your kitchen counter look larger by removing some of the items that are only used occasionally when you cook that are left out on the...

By Bill Lublin
(CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold)
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We all know that when you buy a home, you generally make one of the largest purchases you have ever made. The flip side of that coin is that when you sell your home, you are selling the largest asset you possess, and you need to maximize the return on that sale. Therefore, when preparing to sell ...

By Dee Neal, Atlanta Area Real Estate
(Palmer House Properties)
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It's rough selling a home. So I've complied a list of things that should probably make your process a little smoother. While my words aren't the end all be all of home selling, I'm sure you can get some good use of this advice.1. List it: Home sellers should research and interview agents and choo...

By Dee Neal, Atlanta Area Real Estate
(Palmer House Properties)
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Ya know, I can't figure for the life of me why a listing agent would start marketing a property before it is ready. Ugggh, this bugs me and is quite embarrassing. Check it out.Scenario 1: I find a property that I think my buyer will like. It looked lovely from the outside on the ONE PICTURE in th...

By Dee Neal, Atlanta Area Real Estate
(Palmer House Properties)
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Ya know. When I was younger, I'd say about 20 or 21 yrs. old (lol, put your calculators away, i'm still kinda young. hey didn't ya hear? 30 is the new 20!) I use to work for a bank and one of my regulars was a real estate agent. We use to have so many wonderful conversations when she came in depo...

By Rich Schiffer, Referral Agent, e-PRO
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4 homes in the Germantown area of Philadelphia, have been incorporated into an educational program called History Hunters.History Hunters runs a literacy-based educational program that takes students to four historic homes throughout the school year. Students explore such topics as:  how early se...

By Rich Schiffer, Referral Agent, e-PRO
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Many people who buy homes or rent in the Philadelphia area choose this region because of its rich rock and roll music roots.  Philadelphia is a major stop on many performers' world tours, and we also have had many home-grown stars, who got their start in the niteclubs throughout the region.  Phil...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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PA Property Tax/Rent Rebate ProgramThis year, thousands of additional local residents will be eligible for hundreds of dollars in property tax and rent rebates. In 2005, Pennsylvania lawmakers expanded the number of residents eligible for a $650 rebate on their property tax or rent payments. Unde...

By Martin Millner
(Coldwell Banker Hearthside)
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As I mentioned in my previous post, one of the things I love about being in Bucks County is the proximity to both Philadelphia and New York.  Yardley,  which is where I live, -- actually Lower Makefield Township, which has a Yardley mailing address -- is only about 35 minutes from center city Phi...

By Rich Schiffer, Referral Agent, e-PRO
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Whether you just want a few design tips, or want to do a complete home makeover, you can find out the strategies, and get the supplies you need to make your home one that even your neighbors will brag about living next to.  Featured will be tips from HGTVs Design to Sell hosts Taniya Nayak & Shan...

By Lawrence Yerkes, Broker Associate, Southern New Jersey Real Estate Services
(RE/MAX Preferred)
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Because of the rain in Philadelphia today, the 2007 Mummers New Year's Day Parade will be postponed until January 6 (Saturday), starting at 9am.   Go to Mummers.com for updated schedule and additional information.The indoor Fancy Brigades show in the Convention Center will go on today January 1 (...

By Lawrence Yerkes, Broker Associate, Southern New Jersey Real Estate Services
(RE/MAX Preferred)
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Everyone from the Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley area knows that New Year's Day is the time for the annual Philadelphia Mummers New Year's Day Parade. Mummers and the annual Mummers Parade are unique to Philadelphia.  I know of nothing like it anywhere else.  Their sight and sound are disti...

By Lawrence Yerkes, Broker Associate, Southern New Jersey Real Estate Services
(RE/MAX Preferred)
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Independence National Park, home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall (where the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were signed), is located in Philadephia. A visit to the park is a great day trip (I prefer a weekend which has more parking options), but there are many other hi...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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Philadelphia is laid out in a basic grid pattern. The commercial, historic, and cultural center is 24 blocks long—stretching from the Delaware River on the east to the Schuylkill on the west and 12 blocks wide from Vine Street on the north to South Street. Philly 's transportation is readily acc...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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Don't let this picture scare you in regards to your kids going to college. This just happens to be a clasic when it comes to movies, Animal House , in 1978. But Philadelphia has some of the best Colleges and Universities in the Northeast Region. The University of Pennsylvania, once known as The A...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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I would like to start off with a Philadelphia tradition at first. Am I keeping you in suspense? Take a guess....  Philadelphia is so rich in tradition in so many areas, it's hard to keep track of everything that this city of 'Brotherly Love' has to offer. And what I am about to talk about has no ...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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Museums & The Arts of Philadelphia:The art museums of Philadelphia offer a fascinating alternative to the well-known institutions of New York and Washington. In fact very few North American cities offer as rich and exciting an opportunity to view the full range and quality of American and Europea...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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Philadelphia is one of the most historically important cities on the U.S.A. It was settled in the 1640s by the Swedes. In 1681, Charles II of England granted land to William Penn in what is now Pennsylvania. Penn chose Philadelphia as the capital of Pennsylvania in 1682 (which it remained until 1...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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This blog is one of many blogs about Philadelphia. Here is the previous blog: The City of Brotherly Love: The Introduction of Philadelphia & what the city has to offer.....   Many of us know that the City of Philadelphia is a Football town. Sure, it's won a few of Lord Stanley's Cups (the trophy ...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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This will be a series of blogs for those of you not familiar with Philadelphia or those of you thinking about moving to this great city or within the region. In this particular blog, I am just going to point out many of the beautiful aspects of the City of Philadelphia. And then each day this wee...

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