Hearthside Happenings

Single Women Are Buying More Homes Than Single Men

Posted by Rebecca Nutt on May 22, 2018 in  marketupdate  realestate
According to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), single women made up for 18% of home purchases in 2017, compared to that of single men (7%). Behind married couples, single women are the second largest segment of home purchasers. This included never-married women, widows, and divorcees. This isn’t a trend that is expected to fade away. According to NAR, it is only predicted to grow. Now, because of the increase in single women buyers, homebuilders are designing their homes to appeal to w... read more
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For the last 14 months, Lehigh Valley has been witnessing a constant decline in unemployment rates which has undoubtedly brought a wave of hope to all those looking for career building opportunities. The news has been seen as an indicator of improved state and national economic policies and is, therefore, a massive achievement. The latest figure of 4.6 percent for March 2018 that has been released by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry is found to be the lowest since November 2007, a month befor... read more
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The rain won't damper our parade - our parade of Open Houses, that is. If you need to get out this weekend and are in search for the perfect home for you and your family, make sure to stop by one (or more) of our Open Houses happening in Lehigh Valley, Montgomery County, Bucks County and New Jersey. To see more details and upcoming Open Houses, click here.  ... read more
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Friday Feature: Home of the Week

Warm, inviting, spacious and luxurious.
Posted by Rebecca Nutt on May 18, 2018 in  buckscounty  home  homeoftheweek  realestate
If you believe that the perfect combination of luxury and warm and inviting doesn't exist - then you need to see the Home of the Week: 9 Maple Court. Set on two acres of beautiful land with ultimate privacy, this home is the epitome of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury. You can see more here.   ... read more
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5 Secret Weapons for DIY Projects

The common household you never knew you needed to tackle those projects.
Posted by Rebecca Nutt on May 17, 2018 in  diyprojects  doityourself  thingstodo
Is there a home maintenance project that’s been lingering on your to-do list for too long because you’re dreading the trip to the hardware or craft store? There are some projects you can tackle with items that are almost certainly already in your home. Vinegar: There’s probably a jug of vinegar in your pantry right now. You can soak items in vinegar to remove mineral deposits (like in a clogged showerhead), and you can boil vinegar in your microwave to remove odors and make it easier to ... read more
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