martin millner: A Guide to Your First Mortgage for First-time Home Buyers - 12/13/18 07:14 AM

Delving into the real estate market in Bucks County for the first time can be a very intimidating thing with all of the mortgage and housing options available. Whether it's market conditions or the amount you should be spending, there are a number of factors you'll need to be aware of. If you're just starting out and not sure where to begin, here are some points to consider that will set you on the right path.
Is It the Right Time To Buy?
Many people try to time the market, but the right time to buy a home is when it works for … (0 comments)

martin millner: Weekend Santa Sightings In Bucks County - 12/07/18 01:02 PM

Santa's making a list and checking it twice before his special trips to see all his favorite Bucks County boys and girls this holiday season! Here are some of the many ways you can take the kids to see Santa Claus this weekend in Bucks County.
December 7, 2018
2018 HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW
December 07, 2018 - Jan 06, 2019
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Event Location: Shady Brook Farm
Address: 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
Admission: $30/carload, $50/mini-bus, limo or RV, $125/bus
Time: Sun - Thu 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Fri & Sat 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Drive your car and enjoy the show of 3 … (0 comments)

martin millner: 3 Key Flaws to Consider Before Buying an Older Home - 10/30/18 08:35 AM

Are you a fan of homes with a bit more character than newer, modern designs? Whether in pristine condition or more of a "fixer upper," older homes are incredibly popular in cities across the country. However, there are some key factors to consider if you're thinking about buying a home built decades ago before modern standards were enforced.
Let's look at three key design issues that you will need to be aware of if you're thinking about buying an older house in Bucks County.
Old Electrical Designs Can Be A Significant Fire Hazard
No matter when a home was built, it's almost guaranteed to … (1 comments)

martin millner: Celebrating Halloween this Weekend in Bucks County - 10/26/18 09:28 AM

This is last weekend to visit the many Halloween happenings in Bucks County’s spookiest locations! 
You can hop aboard the Sleepy Hollow Hayride for a night of fright you won’t soon forget! Enjoy three terrifying attractions, including the Sleepy Hollow Hayride, The House in the Hollow and the Field of Fright. Join the Triumph Brewing Company as they tour some of Bucks County’s most supernatural sites, plus taste delicious whiskey along the way during the Specters and Spirits Whiskey Ghost Tour.
Check out this guide for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. 
TRICK OR TREAT THROUGH THE VILLAGE
Date: Oct 26, 2018
Event Location: Peddler's Village
Address: Routes 202 and … (0 comments)

martin millner: Autumn-inspired Décor Ideas For Your Home - 10/17/18 02:57 PM

The kids are heading back to school, the leaves are starting to turn and the weather is getting cooler. Yes, autumn has arrived, but the end of summer does not mean that your home décor has to suffer. Let's take a look at a few ways that you can brighten up your home and give it that warm, autumn feeling.
Start with Oranges, Yellows and Light Browns
A quick walk through your local neighborhood will offer a good sense of the color palette that you should be using in your décor makeover. In much of the country, trees will be turning a variety … (0 comments)

martin millner: Haunted Places to Visit This Weekend In Bucks County - 10/13/18 10:11 AM

In Bucks County, it’s of no surprise that there is an abundance of chilling ghost stories born from various attractions. In fact, Halloween gets closer, centuries-old tales of ghosts and otherworldly happenings come more alive than ever. From the early settlers, to the Revolutionary War and since, there have been a number of published accounts of sightings and chilling experiences. Here are some of the haunted places that you can find around Bucks County
The Black Bass Inn in Lumberville was built in the mid-1700’s and is what some may consider the “crown Jewel” of haunted locations in Bucks County. It has … (0 comments)

martin millner: Useful Tips for First-time Homebuyers - 10/03/18 08:00 AM

Whether you're tired of renting, need more space or want to make an upgrade, buying your first home in Bucks County is the solution. However, if you have never participated in the market before it can be a bit daunting at first. Let's explore a few useful tips that are helpful for first-time homebuyers who are new to the process of buying real estate.
Begin with The End in Mind
Before you start exploring local home listings and shopping around, it's worth asking yourself both what you 'need' in a home and what you 'want' in a home. For example, are you single … (0 comments)

martin millner: 5 Easy Outdoor Projects That Will Help You Sell Your Home - 09/14/18 08:02 AM

First Impressions matter when you're selling your home in Bucks County. Curb appeal is what draws potential buyers to your home.  It can make or break a home sale. Attractive landscaping or an appealing entryway can determine whether or not buyers walk through your front door. If the outside of your house is poorly kept up, they probably won’t bother to see the inside.
You don’t have to have a large budget or tons of time to make your home look appealing from the outside. Here are five easy outdoor projects that will help you sell your home.
#1 Get Rid of Clutter
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martin millner: 5 Things To Do This Weekend in Bucks County - 09/07/18 12:52 PM

Want to know what's going on this weekend around Bucks County? There’s always something fun going on around the County. Here are five festivals and fair you should know about and don’t forget about the 9/11 remembrance this Monday morning and evening.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
FIRST FRIDAYS ON THE DELAWARE
Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday until Sep 07, 2018
Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
Event Location: Historic Bristol Borough
Address: Mill Street, Bristol, PA 19007
Phone: (215) 788-4288
Admission: Free to Attend
5:00 PM to 08:00 PM
This is the last 1st Friday pf the Summer, the quaint and historic riverfront town of Bristol Borough hosts this … (0 comments)

martin millner: Understanding Millennial Home Buyers - 09/05/18 02:55 PM

In the past, you’ve likely read about how the Millennial generation is opting to rent rather than buy property in Bucks County. While this still holds true for many Millennials, the fact is that a growing number of this generation is making the leap into buying.
In fact, according to Inc., Millennials today represent the largest demographic of new home buyers, responsible for about 35 percent of all real estate purchases. (For comparison’s sake, Gen X’ers are responsible for about 25 percent of the buyer’s market.)
What’s more is the Millennial home buyers have been trending upwards for about four years now, and … (2 comments)

martin millner: 3 Areas to Focus On When Your Home Is In Less than Perfect Condition - 08/30/18 12:29 PM

Are you considering selling your home in Bucks County in the near future? If it is need of some renovation work, you may find some challenges in marketing it to potential buyers. You could Reduce the listing price as one option available to you, but there are other ways you can highlight your home to attract potential buyers. Let's have a look at three key areas that you'll want to focus on when trying to sell a home in less than perfect condition.
Push the Customization Angle
First, try to keep in mind that most potential buyers who are on the market for … (1 comments)

martin millner: Visit Bucks County’s Historic Stone House’s - 08/27/18 08:18 AM

Bucks County, PA is a place full of history, settled by William Penn and housing Washington’s soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Stone houses, often predating the United States itself, tell the story of the settlers who lived here in the 1700s and 1800s. Many of the historic stone houses have been converted to museums, bed & breakfasts, and event spaces that you can visit and look inside.
Pearl S. Buck House
520 Dublin Road
Perkasie, PA 18944
Visit the 68-acre estate that was once home to Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Pearl S. Buck. Take a guided tour through the farmhouse dating to 1825, explore the … (0 comments)

martin millner: Relaxing Activities in Bucks County - 08/10/18 01:35 PM

Mental health days are great ways to reduce stress, improve productivity and unwind. You deserve to take a step back from your daily routine and refresh and revitalize your mind and body. Your mental health day prescription includes laughter, tea, physical exercise and more. Bucks County is the perfect place for all of these relaxing activities.
Laughter Is the Best Medicine
Laugh up a storm at one of Bucks County's great comedy clubs! Enjoy some great food and jokes at The Comedy Works Bristol, Comedy Cabaret at Murphy's or Comedy Cabaret at Poco's. You can also check out The Bucks County Cabaret at the Rodeway Inn & Suites in New … (0 comments)

martin millner: Paint Your Home's Exterior for a DIY Summer Project - 08/08/18 10:27 AM

If you want something hands-on to do this summer, look no further than the outside of your house. There are many reasons to refresh the paint job on your house, including increased protection against weathering, and increased curb appeal. Whatever your reason, read on to learn just what you'll need, and need to do, to paint your home's exterior.
What You'll Need: Materials, Tools, Protection
A DIY paint job is easily doable, and costs only as much as the materials, tools and protection you need. Those materials include the paint itself, the primer and the caulking (to seal cracks and joints). For tools, … (2 comments)

martin millner: Downtown Dining in Bucks County - 07/27/18 09:04 AM

Are you looking for a memorable dining experience in Bucks County? A perfect evening would be to have a memorable dining experience in Bucks County. You don't have to travel very far for a great meal and relaxation. Some of Bucks County's best restaurants are in the heart of the county's historic towns.
Main Street in New Hope is home to one of Bucks County's unique culinary treasures. Marsha Brown Restaurant serves up New Orleans-inspired cuisine in a renovated church for a heavenly dining experience. Try Creole favorites like gumbo ya-ya, catfish bites or Chalmette scallops.
Enjoy American continental cuisine served in historic Logan Inn, also in New Hope. Enjoy … (0 comments)

martin millner: Staging Your Home to Appeal to Young Families - 07/25/18 01:24 PM

Young families in Bucks County often look for many different things in a home than older couples with teenagers or those with an empty nest may look at. Many real estate agents will tell their clients to stage a home so that it appeals to those who are most likely going to be interested in buying it. For sellers who have a family home in a safe, kid-friendly community, staging a home to appeal to young families is a great idea and can be accomplished with a few easy steps.

Clean Up the Back and Front Yards
Young families … (0 comments)

martin millner: The Bluegrass & Blueberries Festival at Peddler’s Village - 07/13/18 03:20 PM

Location: Peddler's Village, Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, PA 18931
Dates: July 14, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Phone: (215) 794-4000
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Price: Free to Attend
Celebrate National Blueberry Month in July with everything blue at the Peddler's Village Bluegrass and Blueberries Festival on Saturday & Sunday, July 14 & 15 from 10AM–6PM. Shops are open until 8 PM on Saturday.
Stop by Bechdolt’s Orchards Farm Stand for the freshest locally grown, field-cultivated berries. Visit the Peddler’s Village General Store for blueberry pies, blueberry butters, jellies, preserves, and lemonade! Discover even more blueberry goodness throughout the Village from blueberry shortcakes, blueberry cake … (1 comments)

martin millner: Creating A Home Office - 07/11/18 02:00 PM

Carving out space for a home office isn't always easy, but if you have the option to work from home even part of the time, it's essential to have a space that works for you.
Here are some great ways to meet those needs:
Adapt a Closet
A guest room closet with bi-fold doors can become a perfect workspace with the addition of a shelf at the proper height to hold a computer or calculator and proper task lighting. Hang a bulletin board or add open shelving on the back wall. Multiply the functionality with a small cabinet or a portable file rack. The advantage … (1 comments)

martin millner: Dining in Historic Bucks County - 07/06/18 03:54 PM

Located just 25 miles north of Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed, Bucks County has served as a stage where some of the nation’s most dramatic historical events have played out. With history deeply rooted in our past, we encourage you to dine among many of our historic establishments.  
The Washington Crossing Inn adjoins the spot where General George Washington assembled his troops before the historic crossing of the Delaware River and is likely where Washington dined before the crossing. The McConkeys, who owned the inn at the time, were instrumental in helping the Continental Army with its daring strategy. Diners can … (1 comments)

martin millner: 10 Farmers Markets to Visit in Bucks County - 06/22/18 02:31 PM

Bucks County Farmers markets sell a wide array of goods. Goods like delicious baked goods, grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork, poultry, and lamb; eggs, cheeses and yogurt from pastured animals; local unprocessed raw honey, maple syrup and beeswax candles; flowers and plants; jams, jellies, condiments and sauces; organic, fair trade, locally roasted coffees; prepared foods, hand-made soaps and lotions, artisan and handcrafted goods, and, of course, locally grown produce.
Whether you’re looking for something fresh and delicious or you’re looking for a local artist’s creation, the farmer’s markets in Bucks County are sure to have everything you’re looking for and more!
Here is a … (0 comments)

 
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