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How honest should I be with my seller? - 11/29/07 08:51 PM
Should I be brutally honest with my seller? It would make her cry! Our front desk, emails feedback requests to each agent that shows our listings. My seller of course, thinks she has the best house on the block. She priced it at $70,000 over the house across the street that recently sold this year. I have been able to get her to reduce the price three times, so now it is only $25,000 over the neighbors house. Today, I received this feedback from one of the very few showings we have had. I owe it to her to be honest. She has (62 comments)
Multi Use Property in Glenside Reduced in Price! - 11/29/07 12:26 PM
Price slashed from $495,000, now only $439,000 This is a multi Use property on Limekiln Pike in Glenside PA. There are four rental income units on a highly traveled route 152 with very high visibility! Please call for more information on income and capitalization rates www.bradburyteam.com Donald Bradbury Realtor Coldwell Banker Heritage Quakertown PA 215-536-6777 x 329 Plus a $5,000 bonus to the buyer is offered with a full price offer!2689 Limekiln Pike, Glenside Pa 19038Commercial and Multiuse Property Printable Flyer (4 comments)
Home sales stats in the Quakertown School District for the last three months. - 11/29/07 11:10 AM
Home sales in the Quakertown School District is down, according to the Trend Multiple Listing Service. When you compare the units sold in the last three months, 132 units were sold in 2006, while only 91 units were sold in 2007 in the same time period. This shows a 31% decline in units. Average Days on the Market are now 65. With the number of units currently for sale at 300 units, and the average monthly sales at 40 units, there is currently a seven month accumulation of inventory on hand in the Quakertown School District. Here are the figures: www.bradburyteam.com (7 comments)
Open House December 9th 1 to 4 pm Quakertown PA - 11/28/07 07:24 PM
This is the open house you have been waiting for! Beautiful two story colonial in Richland Township Quakertown PA. First Open House December 9th 1 to 4 pm Refreshments will be served! Come one! Come All! All agent cards will be honored! Just listed! $449,900 1850 Mayflower Drive Quakertown PA 18951 MLS #: 5164617 Printable Flyer Click Here for a Virtual Tour (0 comments)
How Low can a Lowball Offer get? - 11/27/07 03:58 PM
It is a Buyer's Market. No one would dare offer the asking price. Every Buyer now has the license to offer a low price for the property. How low can a Lowball offer be? Is it 10%? I have a listing at $295K, and we are getting offers around $180K, and yes it is a handy man special. I have another listing that comps at $290K, is listed for $289K, and the offers are 269K. Then the conditions are tough as well. Only $1,000 deposit total to take a home off the market? How low are the lowball offers you are seeing? (28 comments)
1231 Branch Road Perkasie Open House This Sunday 12/2/2007 1 - 4 pm - 11/26/07 04:03 PM
1231 Branch Road Perkasie PA 18944 MLs# 5120145 Now Only $377,900 + $3,500 credit to the buyer for closing costs on a full price offer! Open House This Sunday, December 2, 2007 1 to 4 pm 1231 Branch Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944 MLS# 5120145 Printable Flyer 4 Bedroom home in move-in condition!! All on a 1 acre lot. New front door and windows throughout. Large living room and dining room with hardwood floor throughout main floor. Welcome to the country kitchen with new ceramic tile floor, counter and backsplash. Nice size bedrooms. Master bedroom has his and her closets. Stained glass fixtures throughout. (5 comments)
11/26/2007 - Today is Cyber-Monday! - 11/26/07 08:37 AM
The lead story this morning on the Today Show was that about today being Cyber Monday. The Monday after Thanksgiving is supposed to be the largest on line shoping day of the year. I found this web site http://www.cybermonday.com/ which had defined it a little more for us. Was Cyber Monday "made up?" The term "Cyber Monday" was coined in 2005 by Shop.org, a division of the National Retail Federation. However, the trend of Cyber Monday was initially recognized a number of years ago, when many retailers saw spikes in sales and traffic as consumers went back to work after the Thanksgiving Day (7 comments)
Black Friday Special begins at 4 am! Hurry Quantities are limited! - 11/23/07 07:48 PM
How many times during the three hour Deal or no Deal show on Wednesday night, did we see that commercial that said JCPenney was open at 4 am on Black Friday? Best Buy & Circuit City opened at 5 am. Kohls also opened at 4 am this morning. Each year it seems to be earlier than the year before. Value City opened at midnight today. All to get a head start on the Holiday shopping season. Well today is Black Friday. I did what I was supposed to do. I went to the mall this morning at 4 am. There were lines everywhere. There were (24 comments)
Lets make a deal! 529 Westfield Ct Quakertown Price Reduced Again! - 11/21/07 10:28 AM
Lets make a deal! 529 Westfield Ct Quakertown Price Reduced Again! Now the lowest price of all the homes in this neighborhood! Lower Price! $229,900 529 Westfield Court Quakertown, PA 18951 Please call 215.249.0400 x 51 for a showing appointment Printable Flyer Utilities: GasHeat, HotAirHeat, GasHotWater, CentralAir, PublicWater, PublicSewer, 200-300AmpElParking: 1-CarGarage, Att/BuiltInG, 2-CarParking Exterior: VinylExt, StoneExt, IrregularLot, PitchedRoof Basement: FullBasement, FinishedBsmt Interior: AccessPanel, FinishedWood, W/WCarpeting, Vinyl/LinFl, TileFl, FulBathMnBed, LR/GREntr, UpprFlrLndry Kitchen: EatInKitchen, ElecCooking, KitPantry, DisposalAssn Inc: ComAreaMaint, ExtBldgMaint, LawnMaint, SnowRemoval, TrashRemoval (0 comments)
Lets make a deal! 529 Westfield Ct Quakertown Price Reduced Again! - 11/21/07 10:27 AM
Now the lowest price of all the homes in this neighborhood! Lower Price! $229,900 529 Westfield Court Quakertown, PA 18951 Please call 215.249.0400 x 51 for a showing appointment Printable Flyer Utilities: GasHeat, HotAirHeat, GasHotWater, CentralAir, PublicWater, PublicSewer, 200-300AmpElParking: 1-CarGarage, Att/BuiltInG, 2-CarParking Exterior: VinylExt, StoneExt, IrregularLot, PitchedRoof Basement: FullBasement, FinishedBsmt Interior: AccessPanel, FinishedWood, W/WCarpeting, Vinyl/LinFl, TileFl, FulBathMnBed, LR/GREntr, UpprFlrLndry Kitchen: EatInKitchen, ElecCooking, KitPantry, DisposalAssn Inc: ComAreaMaint, ExtBldgMaint, LawnMaint, SnowRemoval, TrashRemoval (0 comments)
Buyer's Agents who do not provide feedback in this Buyer's Market - 11/20/07 02:54 PM
So it is a Buyer's Market. Some still say it is a Correcting Market, not a Buyer's Market. The financial analyst on the Today Show, who is always telling us not to buy a house right now, says it is a Buyer's Market. Does this give the Buyer's Agent the right to be Rude and disrespectful to those of us that have alot of listings? We all know that Buyers are in no hurry right now. It will even get slower after Thanksgiving this week. Buyers have no urgency at all right now. Inventories are high. Prices on most listings have been reduced numerous times, and (12 comments)
1231 Branch Road FOR RENT / FOR SALE! - 11/19/07 10:20 AM
NEW RENTAL LISTING! $1800 per month! ALSO FOR SALE! $3,500 Buyer Credit for closing costs! 1231 Branch Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944 MLS# 5120145 Printable Flyer 4 Bedroom home in move-in condition!! All on a 1 acre lot. New front door and windows throughout. Large living room and dining room with hardwood floor throughout main floor. Welcome to the country kitchen with new ceramic tile floor, counter and backsplash. Nice size bedrooms. Master bedroom has his and her closets. Stained glass fixtures throughout. Large family room with brick fireplace and wood burning stove insert. Central air, new hot water heater and water softener. Large laundry (0 comments)
I am a full service Realtor. Coldwell Banker teaches this in great detail. We have learned all about what a limited service Broker is. We are definately full service. But how far do you go for your sellers? I once volunteered to shovel snow for my seller because they were moving to Buffalo over the winter, and their home would be vacant. I once mowed a seller's lawn for months because their home took a while to sell, and their new home was ready. They had to move, and I mowed that lawn in the 90 degree heat for a long while. Today, I (19 comments)
How to Attend Two Thanksgiving Dinners in One Day - 11/18/07 08:51 PM
Donald Bradbury Bucks County PA Realtor If you're fortunate enough to have both sides of your family living in the same town, then this may an issue for you. Here are some ideas on how to successfully attend two Thanksgiving Dinners on Thanksgiving Day. Step One Explain to both parties about your day. Apologize that you won't be able to be at the Thanksgiving dinner as long as the other guests will be. In a situation where you have to be at two Thanksgiving dinners in one day it is almost guaranteed that both parties will understand. Step Two Get to the first Thanksgiving dinner a little early. This (2 comments)
Fellow office agents ~ Please do NOT sign up for Active|Rain! - 11/18/07 09:07 AM
Fellow office agents ~ Please do NOT sign up for Active|Rain! We had an office meeting in Mid September and were introduced to Active|Rain, That day I busily signed up and added my profile page. That night I got a call from an agent about 80 miles away that needed a local Real Estate Agent. I was the only Agent in Quakertown, PA in Active|Rain at that time, so I received the call. I was invited to participate in the Realtor Sweepstakes on this local property. That simply means that the Seller was interviewing Realtors, so I went over to put on (24 comments)
The news on the Today Show is that now is not a good time to buy a house. We hear this three or four times a week on that program. Inventories are high, prices are lower, interest rates are good. It seems like this is the best time to buy in years! I have 16 listings now. Many of them are getting no showings this month. We know the market slows up around Thanksgiving. The slow period seems to have already started! Where are all the Buyers? Is it this slow in November in your neck of the woods as well? (18 comments)
The Consumer Notice is required in Pennsylvania. Before we can discuss anything regarding real estate that is meaningful, we must review this information with our clients, be it buyers or sellers. I am interested to see if other states have this, or something similar that is required to be signed by your clients. For a copy of the consumer notice in Pennsylvania, please click on the link below... http://www.bradburyteam.com/BradburyTeamWebPages/consumernoticeupdate.htm Pennsylvania Law requires real estate brokers and salespersons (licensees) to advise consumers who are seeking to sell or purchase residential or commercial real estate or tenants who are seeking to lease residential or commercial real (6 comments)
7777 Carlton Rd, Coopersburg, PA 18036~12+ acres in Coopersburg for sale! - 11/07/07 02:30 PM
Donald Bradbury Realtor, The Bradbury Team at Coldwell Banker Heritage Quakertown PA 215-536-6777 x 329 www.bradburyteam.com Just listed! $699,000 7777 Carlton Rd, Coopersburg, PA 18036 MLS #: 5186479/291484MLS Area: 10142 Springfield Twp County: Bucks Zip Code: 18036 -9203 Tax ID #: 42-005-016-001 & 64344221523900001 School Dist: Palisades $/Acre: $57,107.84 Apx Acres: 12.24 Zoning: RR LandType: UnimprovGrnd (1 comments)
Dublin extendeds along a stretch of Route 313 which connects the much larger towns of Doylestown and Quakertown. Almost the entire town can be viewed from 313 with only a few streets diverging from the main road. The town is surrounded by sparse housing developments and a series of dairy farms and nurseries, all of which are part of HIlltown Township and Bedminster Township. Dublin contains a small shopping center, a Department of Motor Vehicles Center, a pharmacy and 5 restaurants. Several rows of old houses line 313, some of which date back to the late 1700's. The majority of Dublin's population lives (0 comments)
Perkasie Pennsylvania, USA Where is it? - 11/05/07 05:18 AM
Perkasie is located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and is situated approximately 30 miles north of Philadelphia. On May 10, 1879, the Court of Common Pleas granted the Petition for Incorporation to the 68 residents of Perkasie. At that time, Perkasie covered 1,640 acres. This rural community has grown to cover 15,034 acres or 2.67 square miles with over 8,000 residents living within its boundaries. (0 comments)
Doylestown 2007 Kids' Triathlon - 11/05/07 05:08 AM
Doylestown 2007 Kids' Triathlon The second annual Doylestown Kids' Triathlon was held on Sunday June 3, 2007. Over 160 young athletes participated in this year's race. The event is cosponsored by Doylestown Borough, Doylestown Township, Fanny Chapman Pool and Cycle Sports of Doylestown. Participants range from 7 to 15 years of age. There are 3 separate races with age appropriate distances for the swim, bike and run. The athletes swam between 50 and 100 yards in the pool. Then they transitioned onto their bikes where they rode between 1.5 and 4.5 miles in Chapman Park and the roads of Doylestown Township. This was (0 comments)
Bucks County PA Polling Places for the 2007 Elections - 11/04/07 07:19 PM
With Election day only 2 days away, Tuesday November 6, 2007, Here are a list of polling places throughout Bucks County PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. List of Polling Places for Bucks County PA for 2007 (5 comments)
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