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Real Estate Agent - Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - PA License - AB067198
Some thoughts and ideas about real estate that might help you when you buy or sell.

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2013 

It is always hard when you hire a contractor. Yes, there are plenty of sites that help today like Angie's List for example, but you still need to do some homework. As Realtors we often get asked for referrals and we know many contractors, but it really comes down to about 10 points that you need ...
12/30/2013
  Frustrated with those black streaks on your roof. I had a conversation about this with Mike Hansen, our local roofing contractor at Dunbar Roofing and Siding in Berwyn, PA and he sent me this aticle they had written some time back. Hope it helps.       The black streaks we see on roofs are caus...
12/22/2013
This last week Trudy and I were down at Triple Play in Atlantic City, this is an annual real estate convention organized by the Real Estate Associations of PA, NY and NJ and is one of the largest regional events in the country.  I took the opportunity to sit down with Bob Albanese, Regional Direc...
12/12/2013
When I was young, I could get a little excited, and was often told I needed to be patient. Fishing was not a sport for me, sitting on a river bank watching a line, no way. Soccer, rugby and squash all fast moving sports was what I liked. Journeys, birthdays, holidays, all were reasons for patienc...
12/05/2013
We often get asked why a buyer has to order title insurance. This interview by Nick Vandekar of Long & Foster Real Estate Devon, PA with Amy Sniras of Sage Premier Settlements covers this subject and the three endorsements you see on the HUD settlement sheet.   You have a choice about ordering an...
12/04/2013
Buying a home, everyone tells you to get pre-approved. But what do you need to do that? Nick Vandekar of Long & Foster Real Estate in Devon, PA interviews Eric may of Prosperity Mortgage about what documents you are going to need to get a mortgage pre-approval or to make a full application.   Hop...
12/03/2013
There is a lot of discussion about Qualified Mortgage and Ability to Repay, but will they affect your home purchase in 2014. This interview with Jeremy Durkin of Prosperity Mortgage covers the main points. The main thing this is only going to affect about 5% of loans. Most mortgages today are alr...
12/03/2013
Ever wondered what is a distressed property? Many buyers especially first time home buyers want a deal, and therefore think a "distressed property" provides the answer. We discuss in this video three types of properties along the Main Line referred to as distressed, and offer an alternative for f...
12/02/2013
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