janice roosevelt: "Seasons" For Selling Real Estate? Not So Much - 11/06/15 03:16 AM
In the Brandywine Valley region (SE PA & Northern DE)  there used to be “seasons” for selling real estate. Spring market  began after Super Bowl Sunday and closings took place before the school year began. Second was fall market, when sales were strong in September-October with buyers who did not have children in school. Even January was  specific month to corporate relocations, when companies transferred employees to new work sites.
It’s all changed, with the economy and the rise in the number of younger buyers a.k.a. Millennials or Generation Y and older buyers a.k.a. empty nesters and Baby Bomers.  Sellers no … (1 comments)

janice roosevelt: What one question you want answered about real estate in this market? - 06/15/14 09:02 PM
Not a blog, not an opion, but a question. With all the information out there o the 'net, realtors a phone call or text away.  What is it that clients what to know - more than anything else about real estate? Just curious.  Janice Roosevelt  janiceroosevelt@kw.com 

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janice roosevelt: Skillfully sell your home in 2013 – Janice Roosevelt - Licensed in PA & DE - 01/09/13 04:07 AM
The real estate market has come a long way - with stability and low interest rates leveling the playing field for buyers and sellers alike in 2013.
At Susan Manners Team, Prudential Fox & Roach REALTORS, , we have  recently  seen  multiple offers on listings in top condition and priced right.
We are servicing buyers of all kinds in increasing numbers - from investors to  first time home homeowners (so much cheaper to buy than rent right now) ; from  empty nesters downsizing   to  growing families needing to expand their living space.
If you are selling in 2013, there are … (3 comments)

janice roosevelt: Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief - contact Congress Janice Roosevelt - 11/07/12 07:08 PM
Congress will soon return to Washington with unfinished business to complete. One of those items is a housing issue that could affect almost 1/4 of all real estate transactions - the expiration of Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief.Without action before the end of the year, millions of families who hold distressed properties could face a hefty tax bill for trying to modify their mortgage or to seek a short sale through their lender. Even those facing foreclosure will find themselves forced to pay a "foreclosure tax" if Congress doesn't act. Click here to learn more.janice.roosevelt@gmail.com

janice roosevelt: Five Tips for a green home - Janice Roosevelt - 10/29/12 06:01 AM
Eco-friendly. Carbon footprint. Global warming. Energy-efficient. These catch phrases have become part of our lexicon as we’ve become more aware of our impact on the environment and our role in protecting it. As a homeowner, there are some simple, inexpensive steps you can take to make your home energy-efficient. Get started on the road to being “green” with these five tips:
Change Your Light Bulbs
By replacing just five incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs, you can save $100 per year on electric bills while using up to 75 percent less energy and removing greenhouse gases from the … (10 comments)

janice roosevelt: Insider Investment Tips for 2012 - from my mother -- Janice Roosevelt, Keller Williams, PA & DE - 12/13/11 09:25 PM
               For all of you with any money left, be aware of the next expected mergers so that you can get in on the ground floor and make some BIG bucks. Watch for these consolidations in 2012: 1. Hale Business Systems, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Fuller Brush, and W. R. Grace Co. Will merge and become: Hale, Mary, Fuller, Grace. 2. Polygram Records, Warner Bros., and Zesta Crackers join forces and become: Poly, Warner Cracker. 3. 3M will merge with Goodyear and become: MMMGood. 4. Zippo Manufacturing, Audi Motors, Dofasco, and Dakota Mining will merge and become: ZipAudiDoDa. 5. FedEx is expected … (2 comments)

janice roosevelt: You want to buy your first home, now what? Janice Roosevelt, Keller Williams, PA & DE - 10/03/11 12:33 AM
Among the many different kinds of clients with whom I work, sellers, investors, down-sizing empty nesters, first-time buyers are among my favorite. In fact, some 30% of the homes being purchased today are by first-ime buyers. From a financial perspective, few things are more thrilling - it still is the American dream and with mortgage rates low and inventory high, it makes so much more sense than renting.  
I recently read that between 60% and 70% of American homes are occupied by their owners,. In other words, not investor-owned.
There is an incredible amount of information on buying homes on line … (2 comments)

janice roosevelt: The truth, and nothing but the truth when it comes to selling your home Janice Roosevelt, Kelelr Williams Real Estate, PA & DE - 03/24/11 03:25 AM
Many Realtors approach a listing appointment sharing their successes with the seller.
My experience shows its more effective to focus on the seller's wants and needs. When do the sellers  want to be out of their house?   Where are they moving next? Why?  What other situations are going on in their life that could help or hurt them get the highest price in the shortest amount of time?
Taking this consultative approach can help a seller from feeling overwhelmed. It does require telling the truth in return, about what the recent comparable sales have been, what buyers want and the condition of their … (6 comments)

janice roosevelt: Oxford, Pennsylvania - a tasty place to live - Janice Roosevelt, Keller Williams, PA & DE - 08/17/10 03:29 AM
Oxford, Pennsylvania, in southwestern Chester county near the Maryland border  not only is charmingly historical with some great newer developments, but also,  it is one tasty town This are of the country and pretzels are synonymous and one thing most every school child in the area has done is tour the Herr's Pretzel factory
The homes for sale in the area are incredibly affordable, ranging from historical types in the boro, to newer onles like 105 Rosewood Drive - a remarkalbe $15k BELOW the last sales price with upgrades such as hardwood floors and a finished basement with builtin bar. You'll love the … (4 comments)

janice roosevelt: An "Eggs-celent" way to smile on Easter - jroosevelt@kw.com Janice Roosevelt, Keller Williams, PA & DE - 04/04/10 05:09 AM
One of the most beautiful Easters ever - and this bit of laughter from my friend Alice O'Brien makes it an eggscelent one!Yum!
ARe we egg salad yet?Want to scramble?Maybe hardboiled hurts less!

Eggs- tent


janice roosevelt: How do you describe the mortgage market today? jroosevelt@kw.com, Janice Roosevelt, Ecobroker, ABR, ePRO - MATT FETICK REAL ESTATE TEAM, Keller Williams - PA & DE - 06/22/09 01:15 AM
Volatile and unpredictable  are words used often and still they best describe what's happening in the mortgage market right now. Long gone when a single report coming out, such as unemployment deterimend direction
It's a roll of the dice it seems with  so many things  traders  watch for to predict the rise or fall of rates.
 This makes determining the rate spreads in AOS contracts and monitoring  buyers' decisions to lock that much more important.
In the last 3 to 4 weeks we've seen rates go from the 4's to a high of 6% at one point, putting in danger all of those … (0 comments)

janice roosevelt: Mold: Cheap, easy, non-toxic way to get rid of it - jroosevelt@kw.com, Janice Roosevelt, Ecobroker, ABR, ePRO - Matt Fetick Real Estate Team, Keller Williams, PA & DE - 06/22/09 12:38 AM
If you live and around the Delaware Valley (Philadelphia, wilmington) area, you know the rain just doesn't seem to let up for too long and if you're like me, you find it hard to believe the reports that the water table is still a "bit low."
With this  kind of  hot and humid summer weather can come  mold and mildew  Humidifiers help, but so can plain ol' vinegar, sprayed straight on the wall, or show or whatever. (If it is the cat box, you probably should change it :) )

I've read that  82 percent of mold is killed by vinegar. … (6 comments)

janice roosevelt: REGAL FREE FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL NOW SHOWING ACROSS THE COUNTRY - jroosevelt@kw.com, Janice Roosevelt, Ecobroker, ABR, ePRO - Matt Fetick Real Estate Team, Keller Williams - PA & DE - 06/19/09 04:36 AM

FREE FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL at a Regal Theater near you! CLikc on the link to find a theater near you
 How much better can summer get?
I wish I had this when my kids were younger. Imagine FREE movies for nine weeks. I had no clue that Regal was doing this, and they've been doing it since 1991.


janice roosevelt: Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival This Weekend - jroosevelt@kw.com, Janice Roosevelt, Ecobroker, ABR, ePRO -Matt Fetick Real Estate Team - Keller Williams - PA & DE - 06/19/09 04:24 AM
If floating above the rolling hills of Chester County sounds like your idea of heaven, head to the Embreeville Athletic Complex west of West Chester on Rt 162 to board a hot air balloon---or just to admire the sight of them. Friday, June 19Gates open at 6:00pmOn Friday evening the balloons will prepare for a spectacular night show. During the glow, balloons inflate at dusk, remain tethered, and light their burners in a synchronized fashion. Saturday, June 203:00pmEnjoy craft vendors, food vendors, a Kids Fun Zone and live music from Main Stage. And, of course, Hot Air Balloons of all shapes … (0 comments)

janice roosevelt: Igniting a second American Revolution - jroosevelt@kw.com, Janice Roosevelt, Matt Fetick Real Estate Team, Keller Williams _ PA & DE - 06/16/09 06:23 AM
Whether or not it is true that Bob Basso, portraying Colonial patriot Thomas Paine on YOUTUBE, was invited to the White House to discuss his views, matters little. The points he makes are worth considering.
Here is a  provocative piece of thinking on the economics facing this country and the lackadaisical we, the people, have let them happen. He calls it the SECOND AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Ifyou haven't seen it, take a look, have a listen, CLICK HERE  

janice roosevelt: Summer Nights Under The Stars at Chadds Ford Winery - Janice Roosevelt, Matt Fetick Real Estate Team - Keller Williams - PA & DE jroosevelt@kw.com - 06/06/09 11:37 PM
Summer Nights Under The StarsOutdoor Concert SeriesSummer Friday Nights Between May 29th and September 11th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
This series of summer concerts in June, July and August is known far and wide as a wonderful way to spend a relaxing summer evening with friends in a beautiful country setting....and to enjoy a little lively dancin' under the stars! Concerts range from Rock'n Roll and Classic Soul to Zydeco and Jazz..with a special night of Opera. Bring a picnic, pick up a chilled bottle of wine, sit back and enjoy! Admission: $22/person, Reservations recommended (610-388-6221) as many concerts sell out. View … (4 comments)

janice roosevelt: Sometimes you get it right - Janice Roosevelt, Matt Fetick Real Estate Team, Keller Williams - PA & DE jroosevelt@kw.com - 06/06/09 03:26 AM
When I was thinking about getting into real estate I interviewed a number of top agents.
 One in particular gave me pause when she said you cannot be afraid to promote yourself. With a successful career in public relations and communications management, I was more comfortable touting others. And I still believe that - that my purpose here is to serve others.
But sometimes in this rugged business, there comes a flash, an acknowledgment that you did something right, so I share this - forgive the hubris, in hopes of attracting the kind of clients the Atkinson's have been.
From Fran … (0 comments)

janice roosevelt: Feel better NOW - Janice Roosevelt, Ecobroker, ABR, ePRO - Matt Fetick Real Estate Team, KEller Williams - PA & DE - 06/03/09 10:50 PM
If youdon't know who Abraham is that is okay, you can look it up on the internet.
I subscribe to the daily sayings and loved this one today
No matter what the issue is, don't try to justify why you don't feel good. And don't try to justify why you should feel differently. Don't try to blame whatever it is you think the reason is that's keeping you from feeling good. All of that is wasted effort. Just try to feel better right now.

janice roosevelt: I HAVE TRIUMPH - Nchole's success story - Janice Roosevelt, Ecobroker, ABR, ePRO - Matt Fetick Real Estate Team - Keller Williams = PA & DE - 06/01/09 12:05 PM
Based On A True Story....Nichole was living the American Dream....and just that Fasst Lost It All....when the hospital....she worked at for nearly 20 years....Went bankrupt and closed down....Know one knew that Sacred Heart Hospital was in financial hardship....Everyone was called into the Auditorium and told....YOU NO LONGER HAVE A JOB SORRY!!....Nearly 1000 people were out of there jobs....Everybody that work at Sacred Heart Hospital....Joined hands, sang songs, circled the building, hugged each other, lots of tears flowed down so many of there FACES on that HEARTBREAKING DAY. WE LOST IT ALL....JOBS and PENSIONS all … (4 comments)

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Janice Roosevelt

OICP ABR, ePRO,Ecobroker

West Chester, PA

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