Why Won’t My House Sell In Philly?

You’re trying to sell a Philly PA house that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help you sell your Philly … Continued

Foreclosure notice of default in Pennsylvania– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Philly Pennsylvania

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Philly? As experts in the Philly real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. The State of the Market for Buyers in Philly Pennsylvania First off, it really depends on the property type and location. Single-family … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Philly

Hiring a real estate agent in Philly can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Philly? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Philly?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Philly anyway? Many homeowners across America and Philly are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution will … Continued

Sentimental Value

Thinking of selling a house with lots of memories? It can be difficult to let go of a home with sentimental value — maybe you remember your parents sitting at the dinner table, or your kids playing in the backyard, or your family sitting around the fireplace during the holidays. Now you’re thinking of selling… … Continued

Got Scammed Before?

Have you been scammed on the sale of a home before? Maybe you worked with a real estate agent who listed your home for a low price and you later found out that you could have sold for quite a bit more. Maybe you worked with an agent who didn’t actually work all that hard… … Continued

How To Sell Your House Without an Agent in Philly

Want to sell your home in Philly without using a real estate agent? Well, we don’t blame you. The standard commission for a real estate agent is 6% of the sale price of your home. That might not sound like much, but on a $250,000, that’s $15,000! Unfortunately, using a real estate agent can really … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Philly

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Philly] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

Tenants Smoking?

Suspicious that tenants are smoking in your property? Obviously, that can be a big problem. Consistent smoke inside your property will cause damage to the walls, carpet, furniture, and even some of the appliances. It’ll fog glass, leave residue on walls, and create a stubborn smell that’s difficult to get rid of. We know… because … Continued

Tenants Disturbing the Peace?

Are your tenants disturbing the peace in the neighborhood? That’s frustrating for a lot of different reasons. First, it’s often indicative of a bigger problem in the home. There could be excessive substance use. Not to mention that those tenants might end up getting the police called on them.  And it’s also not good for … Continued

Selling a Rental

Is it time to bite the bullet and sell your rental property? From managing tenants to paying for repairs, owning a rental property can sometimes end up being more work than it’s worth (especially if your tenants aren’t respecting the property). But selling the property is so final… Is it really time to sell your … Continued

Low Interest Rates!

Interest rates for mortgages recently hit record lows again! The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped all the way to a measly 2.86%. And while there’s been a very slight uptick since then — to 3.09% — interest rates are still stiflingly low. Of course, it’s hard to know how long that … Continued