November 4, 2010

Credit Life Insurance Facts

Credit life insurance is designed to pay off the balance of a loan in the unfortunate case of death of the borrower. Not to be confused with standard life insurance, it’s important for consumers to be aware of the many credit life insurance options out there so they can make the best decisions possible for their estate. Credit Life Insurance […]
November 3, 2010

Kevin Gillen Philadelphia Real Estate Q3 2010 Commentary

Kevin Gillen Philadelphia Real Estate Q3 2010 Commentary ECONSULT CORPORATION • 3600 Market St. • Sixth Floor • Philadelphia, PA 19104 • 215.382.1894 (1895/fax) • www.econsult.com By Kevin Gillen   Philadelphia House Values and Sales Drop Sharply in Q3 Price declines in Q3 erase the price gains from Q2.   November 3, 2010: After a busy spring in which both […]
November 1, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate Home Improvements

Whether you want to build a swimming pool, remodel the kitchen, or replace a leaky roof, getting the right estimate from a reputable company can make all the difference in not only the quality of your home renovation, but in your return on investment as well. “In today’s difficult economic times, many Philadelphia area contractors are happy to offer a […]
October 27, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate Home Prices on the Rise

The Philadelphia region was not hit as hard as most when it comes to foreclosures and falling home prices. Overall home values are down in this fluctuating economy but the upturn looks to be upon us. If you are a first time buyer, prices may never be lower in your lifetime and if you are getting ready to sell and […]
October 26, 2010

Buying Philadelphia Real Estate Foreclosures and REOs

Buying Philadelphia Real Estate Foreclosures and REOs Every day of the week Philadelphia buyers and investors contact me to ask about Philadelphia foreclosures and REOs and how they too can profit from buying these distressed properties.  Elizabeth Weintraub wrote a great article about foreclosures and here are some of the important parts of that article: Why Do Seller’s of Philadelphia Real Estate […]
October 26, 2010

Buying Philadelphia Real Estate Foreclosures, REOs and Short Sales

Buying Philadelphia Real Estate Foreclosures, REOs and Short Sales Philadelphia buyers are often interested in buying foreclosures, REOs, short sales and other distressed properties because they believe they can get a property for significantly below market value.  Elizabeth Weintraub wrote a great article for About.com that helps educate the Philadelphia distressed home buyer and here are some excerpts from her article: What is […]
October 12, 2010

What Philadelphia Real Estate Loan Option is Best For You?

For new Philadelphia buyers, the world of mortgages may be a little confusing and entirely overwhelming. If you are mortgage shopping for your first new home, you definitely want to get the lowest possible rate that your credit score will grant. While comparing rates and deals from various lenders, there are a few options and facts every consumer should consider. […]
October 12, 2010

What Philadelphia Real Estate Home Sellers Need to Know

You’ve probably noticed that in today’s Philadelphia real estate market, many homes aren’t selling as quickly as they used to. This has created an increasing number of homes for sale that the real estate industry often refers to as “expired listings.” When putting an “expired” home back on the market, therefore, home sellers must take into account a variety of […]
October 12, 2010

Buying Your First Philadelphia Real Estate Home

Buying Your First Philadelphia Real Estate Home By Larry Flick, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors Buying Your First Home- A Piece of the American Dream There’s nothing like having a home to call your own. It’s the ultimate symbol of the American Dream—and for generations of homeowners, it has proven to be a wise investment.The potential benefits of home ownership […]
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