Monthly Archives: October 2010

Pretty House of the Week

Last Tuesday I was in Havertown for a home inspection.  I drove by this adorable house en route and had to pull over for a picture.  Ordinarily, I’m not a spiders-on-the-house kind of girl, but this just looks way too cute.  … Continue reading

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Yep, I’ve Got a Guy for That

When you buy or sell a house, knowing who to call to clean your carpets, paint your walls, or change your locks can be tricky.    Did you know that if you Google “painter, Blue Bell, PA” you get 282,000 results?    Call me presumptuous, … Continue reading

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Happy Homeowners

A. and M. settled on their fabulous house in North Wales on Friday. This house is so cute, and they have one of the best backyards I’ve ever seen.

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Pretty House of the Week

I know what you’re thinking.    What’s with the shed?   Last Thursday night, my friend Kelly and I braved torrential rain and 40 mph winds to meet DIY design king Eddie Ross for a fall decorating event at Terrain, Urban Outfitter’s … Continue reading

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New Listing Alert

Your head will spin when you discover where this house is located.   Set on an expansive lot with perfectly manicured grounds, this stone Colonial is in quite possibly the most picturesque neighborhood in all of Ambler: Broad Axe Village. With refinished hardwood floors, … Continue reading

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Bottom’s Up

People often speculate whether the real estate market has hit bottom.  The problem with “the bottom” is that you can’t identify it until you’re already out of it. California-based Beacon Economics said last week: “While prices may fluctuate modestly over … Continue reading

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Pretty House of the Week

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could stand in your driveway and see right through your front door to the ocean? Yes it would. 

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Interest Rate Insanity

On Tuesday, I told you interest rates fell last week to 4.27%.    Turns out, buyers can do even better than that on new construction.  The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) is offering first time homebuyers who are purchasing new construction in Montgomery County, … Continue reading

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Nifty Fifties

On Friday, interest rates fell even lower to 4.27%.     The Chicago Sun Times wrote, “The last time home loan rates were lower was during the 1950s, when most mortgages lasted 20 or 25 years.”     The 1950s!     Back when a stamp was … Continue reading

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Pretty House of the Week

So many clients tell me their dream house has a front porch.   I just love this off-center front door, the boxwood hedge (naturally), and the tapered stone planters on the porch.  Thinking of recreating this look on my own porch next spring.  I … Continue reading

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