Know Your Home’s True Value

Know Your Home’s True Value Before Selling to a “We Buy Ugly Houses” Company

If you need quick money, or you have an unwanted property, selling your house for cash might seem like a great option. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it will solve a pressing problem in your life.  However, as great as that option may…

Don’t Let Cash Home Buyers in Pittsburgh Take Advantage of Your Situation

There are many reasons why you might want or need to sell your home quickly. Perhaps you’ve inherited a property and want to get it off your hands quickly. Maybe you need to come up with some money in a short amount of time. You could…
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6 Things “Cash for Houses” Victims Wish They Knew

If you need to sell your house quickly, selling for cash often looks like the most attractive option. Companies that buy houses for cash like to tout the process as hassle-free and, above all, very fast.   However, it’s important…

One Stop Real Estate Property Investment Shop in Pittsburgh

I am sure that you have heard the expression “one-stop-shop” before, but have you ever applied it to the real estate investment business? Probably not, in which case this is the perfect article for you. With 60 years as an experienced…

Know your costs: Expenses Incurred When Buying or Selling a Home

Nothing is ever as black and white as it seems. We can see this first-hand when buying or selling a house. How easy would it be to put a price on the outside, have a buyer pay that price, and let you be on your way? Of course, we all know that…
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Understanding Your Home’s Worth

Whether buying or selling a house, at some point the question has to be answered: what is my home worth?  Like the game show, some are going to be better at valuing properties than others. Some will find unique ways to get to their answer. However, there is no precise formula for finding the perfect solution and all the attempts come off in the form of an educated guess.

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent When Buying or Selling Your Home

Buying or selling a home can be stressful. The anxiety can multiply ten-fold if a realty company is not prepared or committed to providing you with the most hands-on approach that will satisfy your needs. Finding the right real estate company can decrease that stress and change your entire outlook on the moving process. Still, for any first-time home buyer or seller, this is not familiar territory.

5 Mistakes New Landlords Can Avoid

I’m not claiming to be the Warren Buffett of Pittsburgh real estate investing.  I’m not even claiming that I’m very good at investing in real estate (yet), but I have been through a couple of things over the past couple years that others…
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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 to be done to get the home on the market. Other homeowners are looking…

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…

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,…