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What projects need done before I list my home?

As a REALTOR® and PA licensed contractor, I get this question all the time from friends and clients. Some of these homeowners are asking for the minimum projects that need done to get the home on the market. Other homeowners are looking to…

Breckenridge offers the suburban charm with a easy commute to downtown.

If you’re looking to live in a picturesque, serene, suburban sidewalk community, yet want the convenience of being close to the heart of Pittsburgh, then look no further. Breckenridge may be perfect for you! It is a pristine neighborhood situated…

Winter Selling and Buying…Its’ Not as Scary as You May Think.

Here in Pittsburgh, and mostly anywhere with cold winter temperatures, people often decide to opt-out of a winter listing, and instead wait to place their home on the market and opt-in for the busy “Spring Selling Season”. However, this…
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Whitehall,PA - a great family community in Pittsburgh’s South Hills

Looking for the perfect Pittsburgh neighborhood to raise a family? Whitehall Borough, just a few minutes south of Pittsburgh, is a family centered, safe community and the perfect place to set down roots. With great schools and plenty to do,…

Know your Real Estate Holding Costs

Whether you are buying, selling, flipping, or renting, holding costs can be a hidden part of your daily expenses that are often absorbed, but should never be forgotten. What are holding costs? Holding costs (also knows as carrying costs) -…
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Homebuying Myths

Oftentimes, the thought of homeownership seems daunting and many questions come to mind.  What is the best route to take? Where should I buy?  Would I make a good landlord?  What type of property should I purchase?  Should I start to invest…

Buying a Home in Baldwin Township

Many people have searched homes in Baldwin Borough or considered moving to Whitehall. Lots of these buyers are familiar with the Baldwin Whitehall School District and like the community and pace of the South Hills of Pittsburgh. One thing we…

Tips For Selling Your Pittsburgh Home This Fall

Temperatures may be dropping, but the housing market is still hot! Autumn is the second best time of year to sell your home. So let’s talk about getting your house ready and looking it’s best for the season.  Here are some ideas for attracting…

Home Renovation: To Shower or Not to Shower

So, you’re thinking about remodeling your bathroom. The burning question is, should you take out that old tub and put a shower in? I’m going to try to help you answer that question. But first, you will have to answer a couple yourself.   First,…

Sell Your Home FSBO with a Transaction Agent

How you can still sell your own house For Sale by Owner (FSBO) and utilize the services of a professional realtor? Here’s how…Use a Transaction Licensee. Every heard of a transaction licensee? Most people haven’t. A transaction licensee…
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Why Move to Brentwood Boro?

Let’s start with Location, Location, Location! Brentwood Boro is centrally located, in the South Hills. Just 15 minutes to downtown Pittsburgh, Oakland, Station Square, Southside, Waterfront, Kennywood, South Park, Bethel Park, anywhere is…

Remodeling Your Home: For Sale or For You?

There are two main reasons that people have for remodeling their homes. The first is to please themselves. The second is to update it in order to make it more marketable for sale. What’s important to remember is to not “over-remodel”…