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Selling Your Home As A FSBO Selling Your Home As A FSBO

By Elizabeth Elstien

Selling a home without real estate agent representation is called For Sale By Owner (FSBO). You can save money, but there is a lot more work involved when selling this way. Gain the sales edge you need by using these powerful FSBO pointers.

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Gas vs. Oil Heating - Which is Better For Your Home? Gas vs. Oil Heating - Which is Better For Your Home?

By Tiffany Raiford

Whether you are buying, building or remodeling your Pennsylvania home, you'll inevitably start to ponder the pros and cons of gas vs. oil heating options. Both are recommended by some and disliked by others. Inside, we offer some of the pros and cons of both to help you with your decision!

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Five Best Neighborhoods for Investors in Philadelphia Five Best Neighborhoods for Investors in Philadelphia

By Tiffany Raiford

The City of Brotherly Love has plenty to offer those of all backgrounds, cultures and lifestyles. This diversity is also reflected in the city's real estate, where you'll find historic homes close to downtown neighborhoods, gated communities with stately McMansions and neighborhoods with an eclectic mix of homes that appeal to many. Interested in investing in Philly? Inside, we highlight the best neighborhoods for your money

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Smart Real Estate Investing Tips Smart Real Estate Investing Tips

By Tiffany Raiford

Home prices are low, but steadily climbing as the real estate market recovers. This means that if you've ever thought about investing in real estate, now is the time to do it before prices rise any higher. Golden opportunities to buy low and sell high await!

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Tips on Rebuilding Your Credit After Foreclosure Tips on Rebuilding Your Credit After Foreclosure

By Tiffany Raiford

The economic downturn of 2008 resulted in a number of individuals and families losing their homes to foreclosure. Inside, we offer tips on moving past foreclosure and rebuilding your credit. It's an uncomfortable topic for many, but it's one that people need to be aware of

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The Pros and Cons of Renting to Own The Pros and Cons of Renting to Own

By Tiffany Raiford

The term rent to own is more popular now than ever before, but that doesn't change the fact that there are some things to consider before you attempt this type of real estate deal. Inside, we consider the pros and cons of entering a rent-to-own housing arrangement

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To Rent Or Buy In Pennsylvania To Rent Or Buy In Pennsylvania

By Elizabeth Elstien

To rent or own? Buying a home is a serious financial commitment that some are choosing to forego. Inside, we highlight the pros and cons of renting versus owing a home in Pennsylvania.

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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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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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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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