Real Estate Advice

June 29, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Home Warranties

When you buy a home in Berks County, you'll need to be able to take care of it as the years go on. One way that you can make sure that your home's systems and appliances are kept up is through a home warranty. Yet home warranties are not necessarily the right ...

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June 22, 2020

What You Need to Know About Refinancing Your Berks County Home

Home owners in Berks County and around the nation are taking advantage of incredibly low mortgage rates and refinancing their homes. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, what should you expect in this current market?

It takes time

Typically, a refi can be completed in as little as 21 days, and ...

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June 15, 2020

Keep Your Berks County Home Cool Without AC

Summer is almost officially here in Berks County, and already the temperatures are beginning to climb. The forecast this week for Reading shows temps in the low 90s by the end of the week!

What can you do to keep your home cool if you don't have AC? Here ...

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June 1, 2020

Steps to Keep Your Berks County Home Pest Free

When the weather gets warmer and more humid here in Berks County, it makes for the ideal condition for pests to thrive in the summer, such as termites and cockroaches. Once your home is infested with pests, it can be difficult to get rid of them, even with professional help ...

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April 27, 2020

4 Ways to Boost Your Credit to Buy a Home in Berks County

It cannot be overstated how important it is to have good credit when buying a home in Berks County. Sure, you can technically buy a home with less than perfect credit, or even with bad credit. For example, an FHA loan asks for a minimum down payment of 3.5 ...

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Feb. 3, 2020

How to Make Your Berks County Home Pet-Friendly

Make Your Berks County Home Pet FriendlyLet's be honest: most homeowners in Berks county have pets. And no doubt they love them and want to create the best home for them. Most people think of their pets as family and want to consider them when decorating their home. Decorating and furnishing your home with your pets in ...

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Dec. 2, 2019

Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays in Berks County

Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays in Berks CountyPets and the holidays - a festive, but sometimes dangerous time for our furry friends. There can be quite a few things that our curious pets will want to explore in our homes during the holidays. What can you do to make sure you don't have to rush Fido to ...

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Nov. 4, 2019

How to Improve Your Berks County Home and Save on Energy

If you plan to sell your home in Berks County, it's important to keep your home running in a way that will cut down on energy use. Not only will doing so save you money now, but it will entice more potential buyers.

How can you make your home ...

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Sept. 9, 2019

Should You Use a Storage Unit in Berks County When You Move?

If you're buying a home in Berks County, you may be thinking about using a storage unit. Storing items during a move certainly has it's advantages.

Moving is not only a way to make a new beginning, but to weed out the clutter in your life. When you ...

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Aug. 5, 2019

Add Value to Your Berks County Home With Basement Insulation

If you plan to sell your home in Berks County, you want to make sure that it's energy efficient. Modern buyers are more concerned about saving energy and reducing monthly energy bills.

One place that can get overlooked when insulating your home for sale is the basement. People think ...

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