Real Estate Advice

Sept. 30, 2021

Agents, Brokers, and Realtors - What's the Difference?

In order for you to successfully complete your real estate transaction in Berks County, you must first decide who you will trust to represent your interests. Agents, brokers and Realtors are the three types of real estate professionals in Berks County. So what exactly is the difference and why is ...

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Sept. 23, 2021

4 Energy Saving Tips for Fall

It's time to change your green thinking to conserve energy now that fall and winter have arrived in Berks County. Fall and winter mean focusing on home energy-saving tips that will help you save more energy.

Here are some tips for living green during the cold months. You'll ...

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Aug. 26, 2021

Tips for Choosing the Right Mortgage When Buying a Home in Berks County

Mortgage shopping is important when purchasing a home in Berks County since it can affect your monthly payment as well as the remainder of the loan. It is imperative that you do adequate research beforehand to save as much money as possible. This will also make your home buying, owning ...

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Aug. 5, 2021

Is Open Shelving the Right Choice for Your Berks County Kitchen?

During the last several years, open shelving has become a kitchen fixture in Berks County. What do you think about this trend? Do you think you should incorporate it into your own kitchen? 

Can it survive once people recognize that it lacks functionality? Or will it wither away? If ...

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July 29, 2021

Want an Aquarium? Follow These Safety Tips

There's a fish tank on sale at the pet store and you're considering setting it up, but you also remember some of the horrible tales your friends or colleagues have told you. Cracks and breaks in the tank caused water damage. A leak from the tank resulted in ...

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July 22, 2021

Choosing the Best Refi for Your Berks County Home

A growing number of homeowners in Berks County are refinancing due to the falling mortgage rates. With recent dips in interest rates, experts say that even those who refinanced in 2019 may be able to save money.

“Millions of homeowners could benefit by refinancing their mortgages, even if they bought ...

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June 24, 2021

Tips for Cooling Your Berks County Home Without AC

It's getting a bit hot here in Berks County with temps getting up in the mid 90's by next week. Not all of us have AC in our homes. But there are ways to keep your home cooler. Here's a few tips to help you beat the ...

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June 17, 2021

Summer Lawn Care Tips

Summer is upon us here in Berks County.  If you have a lawn, no doubt you've already started your spring lawn care routine. Now it's time to think about keeping your lawn healthy during the summer months. What are some ways to keep your yard healthy during ...

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May 20, 2021

Tired of Toilet Paper? Try a Bidet!

A roll of toilet paper is sure to remind us of 2020 for decades to come. People in Berks County and elsewhere began looking for alternatives when TP suddenly disappeared from the shelves. In this list, there is one item that stands out. A bidet.

So, we must ask: Is ...

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April 15, 2021

Should You Sell Your Home Without an Agent in This Sellers Market?

In this hot sellers real estate market in Berks County, some home sellers have been tempted to sell their home on their own. You might have thought about selling your Berks County home without an agent. This is called a 'For Sale By Owner' or FSBO. Some home sellers think ...

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