December 10, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate Tax Credits For Home Buyers

Philadelphia Real Estate Tax Credits For Home Buyers By Larry Flick, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors How Home Buyers Can Take Advantage of the Tax Credit and ‘Move Up’ While you’ve probably heard a lot in the media about the government’s efforts to rejuvenate the real estate market with the first-time home buyer tax credit, you might have missed the […]
December 2, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate Prices

Philadelphia Real Estate Prices By Larry Flick, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors Greater Philadelphia Homes Remain a Good Investment I think we can all agree that the future of the housing market is one of the most disconcerting unknowns for Americans. With so much conflicting news regarding the state of national housing market, it can be difficult to know whether […]
November 29, 2010

What to Ask Before Buying a Philadelphia Condo

Condominium homes or condos in the Philadelphia Region have always been, and will likely always be, an efficient and economical route to becoming a first-time homeowner. They can offer the comfort, prestige, and even luxury appointments that apartment living may lack, often at a cost that is not much different than rent. “Purchasing a condo is a smart and, most […]
November 22, 2010

How to Price Your Philadelphia Real Estate to Sell

Naturally, like most homeowners, you have a strong emotional connection to your home and, understandably, feel it deserves top dollar when placed on the market. After all, no one knows your home better than you, including all the investments you’ve made in it over the years. But even though all sellers want to get the most money for their homes, […]
November 8, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate Home Prices Stabilize

Philadelphia Real Estate Home Prices Stabilize By Larry Flick, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors Greater Philadelphia Home Sales and Housing Prices Hold Steady First Nine Months of 2010 The results are in: Greater Philadelphia home sales and housing prices held steady in the first nine months of 2010, according to the Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors HomExpert Market Report©. Home […]
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 […]
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