Home Buyers

Aug. 6, 2020

Do You Know the Difference Between Being Pre-Approved and Pre-Qualified?

Unfortunately, this happens all too often, a potential buyer is ready to start looking for houses and has no idea if they should get pre-approved or just pre-qualified. While both are wonderful options, for different reasons, not understanding the difference between the two could be the difference in an accepted ...

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July 30, 2020

Is a Fence RIght For Your Berks County Home?

Since many home owners in Berks County spend more time at home, they've been taking advantage of this time to make improvements to their property. A good solid fence can add value to your home and protection for your family. Whether you're building an all-new fence or replacing an old ...

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June 4, 2020

Is a Home Warranty Right for Your Berks County Home?

You would think that the question of whether to buy a home warranty for your Berks County home would be a tame one, but it can really stir some strong emotions. Everyone has their own story about buying a home warranty. Some may say it's a scam and a waste of money. Some ...

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May 14, 2020

What Does Pennsylvania House Bill 2412 Mean For You?

Great News! House Bill 2412 passed out of the state Senate and will soon be in the Governor’s hands. What does this mean for you? If this bill passes, I will be allowed to meet with clients and show homes while practicing CDC guidelines. The virtual tours are awesome and ...

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April 1, 2020

Get Your Berks County Home Clean for Spring

Since most of us are in need of something productive to do, now is the time to get out the cleaning supplies and take care of your spring cleaning. If you plan to sell your home in Berks County soon, cleaning your home is a must. But if you're ...

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Feb. 26, 2020

Things to Look at When Buying a Home in Berks County

Things to look at when buying a homeThere are so many things to consider when you're looking for the perfect home in Berks County. The condition of the home is one major consideration. But there's more to consider when buying a home. Just one walk-through is not enough to really analyze if any home will ...

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Feb. 12, 2020

Changes to FICO Credit Scoring - Will It Make Buying a Home in Berks County Easier?

Changes to FICO Credit Scoring - Will They Make Buying a Home in Berks County Easier?By the end of this year, the way that FICO credit scores are measured will change. How will these changes affect your ability to buy a home in Berks County? That all depends on how you currently manage your credit. What exactly will change about the way FICO scores will ...

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Dec. 11, 2019

What to Keep in Mind When Selling Your Berks County Home in the Winter

What to Keep in Mind When Selling Your Berks County Home in the WinterAre you getting a new job or need to relocate quickly? Most people prefer to sell their home in Berks County during the Spring and Summer months, as there are typically more buyers on the market. But if you need to sell your home during the Winter, you can still ...

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Oct. 10, 2019

James Ernst Gets Top Reviews

When it comes to being successful selling real estate, experience matters. With 24 years of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Berks County, it's no surprise that James has a 4.9 of 5 star rating on Realtor.com. James grew up here in Berks County and raised ...

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Sept. 12, 2019

Understanding Real Estate Representation In Berks County

When you buy a home in Berks County, there can be different types of representation to take care of the sale. The legal relationship you have with a real estate agent is called an agency relationship. 

Here are 3 possible ways you can be represented during the home buying ...

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