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Brick Home vs. a Traditional Wood Construction Brick Home vs. a Traditional Wood Construction

By Tabitha Naylor

Planning on buying or building a home in Pennsylvania? You may find yourself weighing the costs and benefits of wood or brick. There are pros and cons associated with both types of building materials. Inside, we spotlight the factors you will want to consider before making a choice.

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Keeping Your Energy Bill Low When Selling Your Pennsylvania Home Keeping Your Energy Bill Low When Selling Your Pennsylvania Home

By Elizabeth Elstien

Homebuyers want to know what the average utility bills are before buying a home. High bills may scare potential buyers away. Find out how to lower your energy costs when selling your Pennsylvania home and keep those buyers interested.

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First Time Home Buyer Loans and Assistance Programs First Time Home Buyer Loans and Assistance Programs

By Colleen Colkitt

If you're looking to buy a home in Pennsylvania, you might need help financing the property. Check out some of these first time home-buyer programs and find one that's right for you!

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Buying A Home With Less-Than-Great Credit Buying A Home With Less-Than-Great Credit

By Elizabeth Elstien

While the interest rate is lower for those buyers with great credit scores, that doesn't leave those buyers whose credit is lower than 620 standing on the sidewalk. Read on to find ways to open the door to homeownership for those with less-than-great credit.

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Top 5 Rising Towns in Philadelphia County Top 5 Rising Towns in Philadelphia County

By Elizabeth Elstien

Surrounding the city of Philadelphia are many towns and neighborhoods that have something to offer homebuyers. Find out what it takes to be considered one of the top five up-and-coming towns in Philadelphia County.

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Top Five Best School Systems in Philadelphia County Top Five Best School Systems in Philadelphia County

By Colleen Colkitt

If you're moving to Philadelphia County and you want to get the best education for your children, you need to see this list for the best schools in the county! Make sure your child's future is bright, and check out these great schools.

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What Your Mortgage Will Really Cost What Your Mortgage Will Really Cost

By Tiffany Raiford

Before you make an offer on a home and find yourself shocked when you realize your payment is much higher than you thought, understand what fees are included in your mortgage payment -- in addition to your loan amount.

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Renter Beware: Common Rental Scams Renter Beware: Common Rental Scams

By Colleen Colkitt

It's hard to know a scam when you see one if you're not familiar with the different types of scam techniques out there. Inside, we put the spotlight on some of the more common rental scams. Renter beware!

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Responsibilities Of A Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker Responsibilities Of A Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker

By Elizabeth Elstien

A real estate broker and a salesperson -- what are the differences between the two? Inside, we outline the responsibilities of a broker, and explain how they differ from that of an agent.

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How To Become A Pennsylvania Real Estate Agent How To Become A Pennsylvania Real Estate Agent

By Elizabeth Elstien

Properly prepared in mind and finances, starting a real estate career in Pennsylvania can lead to a long-term, rewarding profession. Learn the steps needed to get licensed and reap the benefits of joining this blossoming industry!

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