Real Estate Advice

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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Oct. 17, 2019

Fall Home Staging Tips to Sell Your Home Faster in Berks County

Fall is a beautiful time of year in Berks County, and you can use that to your advantage when you sell your home. Staging your home during this time of year will help create a warm, inviting place that will make buyers feel at home, and potentially sell your home ...

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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. 26, 2019

Tips on Keeping Your Berks County Yard Bug-Free

If you plan to sell your home in Berks County, the last thing you want the buyer to see is a swarm of bugs and other pests. It can be a sign that there may be hidden damage in your home. That's not a good thing.

Here's how ...

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