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What to Consider When Buying a Home - 06/30/10 10:39 AM
Thanks to the perfect storm of low prices, attractive inventory, and affordable interest rates, this continues to be a lucrative time to invest in a home, whether it be a first home, a move-up home, or a second home. And the Pocono Mountains real estate market has quite a selection of these homes!Choosing a home is no easy process, however, and many factors must be carefully weighed before making your selection. As a member of the Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, I advise my clients to pay careful attention to a few details in particular when considering a home-these important details will (1 comments)
Golfing in the Poconos - 06/29/10 03:54 PM
Like golfing? The Poconos is home to many courses, and we're at prime golfing season now! If you're looking for a deal, the Cherry Valley Golf Course in Stroudsburg offers a Free Friend Friday on July 2 & July 9! Starting at 3pm, bring a friend along to golf with you, and your friend golfs for free! It is a beautiful course nestled in the Pocono Mountains, and when you're finished playing your round, head to the Creek Club Grille for a bite to eat! They offer delicious pub fare food, and is a great setting to relax after 18 holes! (0 comments)
4th of July Weekend in the Poconos! - 06/28/10 03:11 PM
The 4th of July weekend is quickly approaching! A week from today is July 4th, so this weekend you'll be sure to find great firework shows in the Poconos! Saturday July 3rd at 7pm, Shawnee Mountain will display their Independence Day Fireworks. There are vendors, a DJ and a BBQ beginning at 7pm. The fireworks display is at dusk, approximately 9pm. The cost is $10 a car-load, and benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company. Sunday July 4th, 2pm-9pm, East Stroudsburg is holding its annual Freedom Festival at Dansbury Park. Local non-profit groups, artists, businesses, and other institutions will be present to show the community (0 comments)
Interest Rates Are Still Low! - 06/24/10 12:57 PM
For those of you thinking about purchasing a home, here's some good news...interest rates are still historically low! CNNMoney.com reports today's average 30-year fixed mortage interest rate as 4.73%! And the 15-year fixed mortage interest rate is reported as 4.12%! Here in the Poconos, we have nearly 2,800 residential homes for sale in Monroe County, and 125 of them are foreclosures. There is a large selection of homes in all price ranges! If you have any questions about the real estate market in the Pocono Mountains, please feel free to email me or call me! (0 comments)
Easy Ways to Cut Summer Energy Costs - 06/22/10 12:58 PM
With summer officially upon us in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, many homeowners will be confronted with rising electric bills as fans and air conditioners kick into high gear in an effort to keep cool. Demand for electricity can also increase if you have house guests or children home for the summer. As a member of the Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, I have access to lots of great ideas for planning ahead to control energy costs this summer. The following tips are from the experts at Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G): Use ceiling fans in the counter-clockwise direction (0 comments)
Home for Sale in East Stroudsburg! - 06/21/10 03:53 PM
This Gorgeous Home Has Just Taken a Huge Price Decrease! Sitting in the Poconos' Private Jack Nicklaus Country Club is This Stunning Toll Brothers ''Williamsburg'' Estate Model! Flowing Floor Plan, Extra Large Rooms, Dream Kitchen, 9ft Ceilings Thru-out, Butler Pantry, Custom Paint, Extensive Hardwood Floors & Golf Course Lot make this the Perfect Estate Home! Enjoy This Summer Entertaining On the Large Deck & Gazebo! Now Offered at $499,900!
Summerfest 6 at Barley Creek! - 06/15/10 05:05 PM
This Saturday, June 19th, Barley Creek in Tannersville is hosting Summerfest 6! This is the annual "summer kick off" festival for them, and is ALWAYS a great time! There will be live music from the Maybabies, mechanical bull riding, happy hour give-aways and a fireworks show when the sun goes down! Advanced tickets are $5 or $10 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to Pocono Volunteer Fire Company, too! And don't forget, Barley Creek is right down the road from Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark and the Crossings Premium Outlets. Make it a great day in the Poconos and (1 comments)
New Listing in the Poconos! - 06/14/10 04:38 PM
Great Ranch Home Ready for a New Owner in a Pocono Mountains Lake Community! Large Master Bedroom with Double Closets and Sliding Doors to Deck and Yard! Hardwood Floors, Stone Fireplace in Large Family Room, Eat In Kitchen, Bathroom Nicely Done with Extensive Tile! Full Basement, Walk Up Storage Attic and Oversized Attached Garage! Offered at $119,800!
5 Tips to Keep in Mind When Selling A Home - 06/08/10 02:43 PM
RISMEDIA, June 7, 2010-When selling your home, it is important to keep the following tips in mind so that you get the most money for your property in the least amount of time. Whether you are selling the home yourself or working with an experienced agent, it is crucial to keep these five tips in mind as you go through the selling process. Tip 1: If you decide to use a full service broker/agent, first identify three experienced agents who are familiar with your neighborhood. Look for agents who have for sale signs placed in your neighborhood. Ask each prospective agent (0 comments)
Unique Home in Stroudsburg with Magnificent Views! - 06/02/10 11:21 AM
Another great new listing in Stroudsburg! A Unique Home with Gorgeous 10 Mile Views!Cedar Home Sitting on Over 2.5 Acres with Gorgeous Hardwood Floors, Locally Mined Stone Fireplace, Sunporch with Mahogany Floors and Dining Room with Sliding Door out to Deck! Original Hardwood Barrel Pool with New Liner to Enjoy All Summer! Or Mosey Through the Walkways Around the Property and Relax in One of Many Serene Sitting Areas.
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