Why Homeownership Will Always Be the American Way

Going back as far as I can remember, there has been this image in my head of the “American Dream”. It involves a modest house in the post WW2 era. It shows a white picket fence, dog running in the yard, father washing the car, mother planting flowers and kids playing out back. Most assuredlyContinue reading “Why Homeownership Will Always Be the American Way”

How Can A Realtor Assist You During A Natural Disaster

So last week was quite an event for our region with regards to Ida. In Greater Philadelphia, we saw several tornados which wrought destruction that is super rare for the area. A not so rare (and increasingly common) occurence was the flooding. The remnants of Ida brought with it an enormous amount of property damageContinue reading “How Can A Realtor Assist You During A Natural Disaster”

My Biggest Concerns for Sellers Right Now

It’s hardly a secret that sellers have had the run of things recently in the real estate market. Seemingly, sellers can sell without regard to the area, time of year or price point. What if I told you that was a bit of a myth? Sure, there are instances where people pay insane amounts andContinue reading “My Biggest Concerns for Sellers Right Now”

The Most Affordable Ways to Get Your Home Ready For Market

So you wanna sell your house? Great. You don’t want to do anything to prepare it for showings? Not so great. One of the biggest myths right now is that this market will allow for any home to be sold for any price in any condition. Just list it and sell it over the weekend.Continue reading “The Most Affordable Ways to Get Your Home Ready For Market”

The “New Normal” of Real Estate Sales

I’m a realtor. Like any industry behind closed doors, my colleagues and I talk shop about the state of the industry. Not entirely earth-shattering stuff here. However, we have started talking about how things were even just a year ago. How things have changed. How we used to have full inspections, appraisals were rarely anContinue reading “The “New Normal” of Real Estate Sales”

Financial Freedom Through House Hacking

OK, so let’s put our real estate investment hat on for a few moments. House Hacking. You might’ve heard this term thrown around while talking with your investor buddies or on a podcast. Or maybe you’re a investor and know exactly what this terms means. If you have no earthly idea what I am talkingContinue reading “Financial Freedom Through House Hacking”

The 3 Promises I Make to All My Clients

Solid Real Estate Advice – There are a lot of realtors out there and a lot of terrific ones. However, like any occupation you have your bad apples. Now this isn’t to say “bad apples” is referring to unethical or criminal types. It simply means there are certain realtor who know more than others. SomeContinue reading “The 3 Promises I Make to All My Clients”

6 Reasons Sellers Are Forced to Move, Even When They Don’t Want To

I was recently asked what happens if people in the US just stop moving…like completely. Would that ever happen? This is a great question…is it possible that there would ever be an event which would make housing come to a total stop? Well, I would argue we just had a pretty good test with CovidContinue reading “6 Reasons Sellers Are Forced to Move, Even When They Don’t Want To”

Radon: The Threat You Barely Know Anything About

Radon. Ring a bell? Think back to when you bought your house. Do you remember paying for a radon inspection? No? OK, let me give you a refresher. I try not to be an alarmist or use hyperbole when it comes to issues of real estate, but radon is no joke. It is literally theContinue reading “Radon: The Threat You Barely Know Anything About”

So You Wanna Buy A Condo?

Buying a condo is much like any other home purchase. However there are some added features that not all agents are aware of when writing up their agreement of sale. Below are some quick tips and unexpected things that can arise when purchasing one of these homes. Things to think about… Know that you willContinue reading “So You Wanna Buy A Condo?”