Real Estate Advice

March 18, 2020

Boost Your Berks County Curb Appeal on a Budget

Boost Your Berks County Curb Appeal on a Budget

The Spring home selling season is here in Berks County, despite the current COVID-19 crisis. If you plan to sell your home in Berks County, now is the perfect time to get your home ready to sell. 

Curb appeal is probably the most important aspect to focus on when selling a ...

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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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Jan. 22, 2020

How to Buy a Home in Berks County With Bad Credit

How to buy a home in Berks County with bad credit.Once upon a time, only people with strong credit could buy a home. Yet, times have changed, and now you can buy a home with less than perfect, or even bad credit.

Still, people with poor credit shy away from thinking about buying a home in Berks County. Should having ...

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Jan. 8, 2020

How to Know When Your HVAC Needs Repair

How to Know When Your HVAC Needs RepairIf your home in Berks County is heated with an HVAC unit, you already know how important it is to keep it running smoothly. When something goes wrong, you should also know when you can handle a repair or when you should call in an expert. You should also be ...

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Dec. 18, 2019

How to Save Money When Moving to Berks County

How to Save Money When MovingThere’s usually excitement when it comes to moving into a new home in Berks County, especially if it's your dream home.

But this can also be a stressful time, as you may run into unexpected expenses. Moving generally is not cheap. But you can reduce costs if you plan ...

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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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Nov. 21, 2019

Tips to Make This the Easiest Thanksgiving Ever

If you plan on hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house this year, no doubt you've already begun making preparations and plans to make this Thanksgiving one to remember. Even if you've hosted dozens of Thanksgiving dinners, there's always a trick or two that will make the holiday ...

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Nov. 14, 2019

Is a Cash-Out Refinance Right For You?

Are you looking for a way to finance your upgrade for your home in Berks County? One way that homeowners can get extra cash for remodeling or other important purchases is through cash-out refinancing. This is a type of home loan that replaces your current loan with a new one ...

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Oct. 31, 2019

Set Your Clocks Back and Enjoy an Extra Hour This Sunday

The time has come again to set our clocks back this Sunday, Nov 3 at 2 a.m. Of course, your smart devices should all set automatically.

When we set out clocks back, we are going back to Regular Time. Daylight Saving Time started in 1966 when President Lyndon B. Johnson ...

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Oct. 24, 2019

Home Fire Safety

No one wants to think about a home fire. Yet, it's a reality that can strike any home anywhere. That's why its worth the time to think about fire safety, and plan for the worst. Even if a small fire breaks out, it can be a dangerous scenario ...

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