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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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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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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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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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How a Rent-to-Own Arrangement Works How a Rent-to-Own Arrangement Works

By Tiffany Raiford

You've heard of rent-to-own, but the way that it works might surprise you. It might also help you understand why this form of purchase is increasing in popularity, not to mention hard to find!

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Pennsylvania's Weirdest Town Names Pennsylvania's Weirdest Town Names

Pennsylvania has been the setting for many historic events that helped to shape America, but that doesn't mean the Keystone State is all serious business. These weird Pennsylvania town names are sure to bring a smile to your face, a question to your mind or a twist to the tongue!

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Rights of Renters in Pennsylvania Rights of Renters in Pennsylvania

Renting has its benefits, but it can also be aggravating if you do not have a good landlord. Pennsylvania has legal requirements that both landlord and tenant must adhere to. We review some of these requirements inside.

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Checklist for New Home Buyers Checklist for New Home Buyers

Buying a home for the first time? There are a few things you need to start with to make your home purchase go as smoothly as possible. Inside, we offer a handy checklist to get you started.

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The Best Places to Live in Philadelphia County The Best Places to Live in Philadelphia County

Philadelphia County is one of the most vibrant, diverse and accessible areas in the nation. Inside, we spotlight some of the county's safest, most conveniently located and entertaining places to live in.

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