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Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for an open house. 1. Make sure your home is clean and organized.  Get rid of the clutter. Hire a cleaning service if necessary. 2. Think Curb Appeal. You don't want a buyer to rule out your home...
When buying a home, buyers want to get the best deal but they may need to juggle some numbers in order to reach an amount that seems fair to both parties.  Deciding what to offer a seller for their home is a delicate process. Before making an offer, there are some items you should analyze. A comp...
What is an HSA Home Warranty? A HSA home warranty protects you from the high cost of unexpected failures to the major systems and appliances in your home by repairing or replacing covered items that break down due to normal wear and tear. How does the HSA Home Warranty work? A HSA Home Warranty p...
There are several steps every homeowner should take to investigate whether or not their property taxes can be lowered: Get your detailed property tax assessment record online or from your assessors office. Its possible your entire neighborhood has been over-assessed. Check the accuracy of the det...
FHA to Increase Mortgage Insurance Premiums Buy now BEFORE interest rates and mortgage insurance premiums INCREASE! Effective April 18, 2011 the FHA will increase the Annual Mortgage Insurance Premiums (MIP) on all FHA loans by twenty-five basis points. What exactly does this mean for a home buye...
Are you thinking about buying a home within the next year or so? Don't wait much longer. 2011 is the perfect time to take advantage of the Buyer's Market in Philadelphia. Top 8 Reasons to Purchase a home in 2011: Mortgage Rates are exteremly low. My clients have recently obtained rates as low as ...
Philadelphia Housing Prices Outpace National Trends The Philadelphia Region continues to outperform national pricing trends, according to the most recent HomExpert Market Report.  While recent reports, including  the most recent quarterly Standard & Poor's Case-Schiller National Home Price Index,...
Top 10 Tips for Hiring a Contractor  1.    Get at least three written estimates. 2.    Get references and call to check on the work. 3.    Check with the local Chamber of Commerce or Better Business for complaints. 4.    Be sure that the contract states exactly what is to be done and how change o...
Is your Philadelphia home in need of some repair or improvement? If you own and occupy your home in the City of Philadelphia, a Philadelphia Home Improvement Loan(PHIL) is a great opportunity to make those needed repairs and improvements! No equity or home-appraisal requirements so you can apply ...
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) announced new interest rates for the agency's home loan products - offering the lowest rates in the agency's 38-year history. The following table shows the new interest rates for PHFA's 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage products in comparison to the previ...

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