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Tips for Buying a Home in Philadelphia

Before you jump into the real estate market in Philadelphia, you’ll want to spend time educating yourself about the house-hunting process. By understanding the positive attributes of different sections of the city, you can narrow the focus of your search.

November 08 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Important Real Estate Agent Questions to Ask Before Listing Your Home

When the time comes to sell your home, a real estate agent can help you navigate the complexities of the listing process. How do you find someone to work for you? Ask friends and family for recommendations and be sure to interview more than one person.

November 08 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Sizing Up Your Philadelphia Home: How to Measure Square Footage

The square-footage measurement of a Philadelphia home is used for comparative purposes by house hunters, real estate agents, and appraisers. However, there are some variations among calculation methods.

November 08 / 2013
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Listing Your Home: A Picture Is Worth…

Excellent photos help attract potential buyers to your home. You don’t need to be a professional photographer with expensive equipment to take great pictures. Clear away objects, use the right light, and put your home’s best foot forward

November 08 / 2013
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Meet Your Match: Find a Roommate in Philly

Getting a roommate can mean paying less on rent and utilities and making a life-long friend. In Philadelphia, there are plenty of ways to find a roommate. Choose your roomie carefully to avoid someone who’s irresponsible or who doesn’t pay the bills.

November 08 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Be Prepared: Emergency Resources in Philadelphia

Be ready for any type of emergency situation in Philadelphia. Learn who to contact in case of a disaster and who can provide shelter and other services. The city has a number of emergency resources, both public and private, to help residents out.

November 08 / 2013
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LEDs Provide Dynamic Lighting in Your Home

As incandescent bulbs inch their way towards nonexistence, consumers are rethinking the way lighting is used throughout the home. LEDs provide environmentally friendly, energy-saving lighting without some of the frequently noted drawbacks of CFLs.

November 08 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Tailgate Essentials for Eagles Game Day

Many Philadelphia fans extend Eagles game day by arriving early for home games and tailgating in the sports complex surrounding Lincoln Financial Field. If you would like to join the party, remember to arrive early.

November 06 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Bring NFL Sunday Home: Host an Eagles Party

Celebrate the Eagles by holding a football watch party at your home. Break out the Eagles flair with green decorations and snacks. Make things interesting by having guests place bets and try to guess the final score of the game.

November 06 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Tips on How to Buy a Home in Philadelphia

Home purchases can be daunting for first-timers, even with a real estate agent to guide you. Learning how to buy a home includes gaining an understanding of the best ways to submit an offer, obtain financing, and complete the agreement of sale.

November 06 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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