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How To Become A Real Estate Broker In Pennsylvania How To Become A Real Estate Broker In Pennsylvania

By Elizabeth Elstien

Making a step up from real estate agent to broker allows you to take control of your career, start your own firm and hire agents to work under you. Although it requires years of work, experience and knowledge to acquire licensing, there is plenty of lucrative potential upsides to working as your own boss.

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The Dangers of Expansive Soil The Dangers of Expansive Soil

By Tiffany Raiford

Expansive soil might not be something you've ever heard of, but it is something you need to learn as much about as possible. Inside, we highlight the danger of expansive soil.

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Listing Agent vs. Buying Agent Listing Agent vs. Buying Agent

By Elizabeth Elstien

A real estate agent can perform duties for the buyer, seller or both in the sale of a property. Without a written disclosure of just whom the agent is representing, the agent will not be representing your best interests. Follow along and learn just whom you want your Pennsylvania real estate agent to work for.

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Owner Occupied Financing: How It Works Owner Occupied Financing: How It Works

By Tiffany Raiford

Owner occupied financing might sound like a special form of financing available to homeowners, but it's actually pretty standard. Inside, we highlight the details of this type of financing

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Smart Winterizing Tips for Your Home Smart Winterizing Tips for Your Home

By Colleen Colkitt

The colder months are approaching, and you don't want to delay in preparing your home for the winter! Inside, we offer some smart tips on winterizing your property.

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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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