Archive: June 2013

When to Stop Renting and Purchase Your Own Home

It is an age old question for renters across the globe: When does it make sense to stop renting and finally buy a home? How do you know when you should talk to a real estate agent? Here are four considerations to keep in mind.

June 26 / 2013
Author Louise Gaillard
Category Philadelphia
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The Best Ways to Add Privacy

You may only have enough space for two lawn chairs in your Center City backyard, or two acres in Worcester, Montgomery County. Regardless of where you live in Philadelphia, privacy is a big concern. Here are ways to add privacy to your home.

June 26 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Category Philadelphia
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Your Las Vegas Real Estate Agent is Key to Success When Buying or Selling a Home

Many Las Vegas residents already know that buying and selling a property in this town can be as wild an experience as any night out on the famed Strip. Fortunately, your licensed Las Vegas real estate agent is educated, experienced, and equipped to help.

June 26 / 2013
Author Terri D'Richards
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Category Las Vegas
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Incorporate the Mystique of Old Vegas in Your Home Decor

Old Vegas conjures up visions of showgirls, the Rat Pack, and flashing neon signs. But these sights are unforgettable. Here are some tips on how to add pieces of Vegas nostalgia to your decor with simple prints, lighting and accessories.

June 26 / 2013

Facts about Floods: How to Make Your Home Flood Resistant

Flooding in a home can be costly and detrimental to homeowners. And living in Jacksonville, you are at a higher risk than many other regions. Here are some tips Jacksonville residents can take to minimize the toll flooding can take on a home.

June 26 / 2013
Author Tracy Jones
Category Jacksonville
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A Front Row Seat to the Dallas Skyline: Neighborhoods with the best views of Big D

Over the past five years, the Dallas skyline has been expanding to become a breathtaking landscape. And there are many neighborhoods with beautiful skyline views, such as Victory Park, Uptown, Deep Ellum and North Oak Cliff.

June 26 / 2013
Author Laci Ortiz, Contributing Editor
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The Veranda Gains Popularity Among Homeowners

Studies show that from the early 1990s to the 2000s, homes with a screen-in porch rose from 42% to 65%. This is proof that the veranda is making a comeback. And porch life is alive and well in Jacksonville, too.

June 26 / 2013

How to Make Your Purchase Offer Letter Stand Out in Philly’s Booming Market

With the current Philadelphia real estate market shifting to favorable conditions for sellers, submitting a strong purchase offer letter is an absolute requirement for buyers. This article will assist you with creating that offer letter.

June 26 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Category Philadelphia
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Best Places to Live: Top Booming Suburbs in America

Coldwell Banker Real Estate is exploring the “Top Booming Suburbs in America” for the final installment of the Coldwell Banker® Best Places to Live series

Welcome Home: The Boys and Girls Club Becomes a Home Away from Home

While home is often thought of as the residence we enter on a daily basis, many of us also have a home away from home. Usually it’s a place where we can find comfort and fun among friends we know. One of those places for many kids in Newark, NJ is the local Boys & Girls Club.