A recent survey from the National Association of Realtors® revealed that 77 percent of buyers’ agents said staging a home makes it easier for potential buyers to visualize it as their own. Here are some of our top tips for making your home memorable to the buyer. Looking for more tips to sell your home? Check out our Hearthside Happenings blog right now! Dress Up Your YardFirst impressions count, and the first one your home gives comes from the exterior. ... read more
853 Appaloosa Court in Collegeville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is a one-of-kind home that offers ultimate privacy and luxurious. This Home of the Week is truly unique and was influenced by the work of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright and woodworkers Wharton Esherick and George Nakashima. Take a peek inside and see its grand features and luxurious amenities. For more details and pictures please click here. ... read more
Get and enjoy some fresh air after yesterday's unexpected "blizzard" in the Delaware Valley at one of our Open Houses this weekend! There are 25 beautiful homes opening their doors and welcoming you inside to explore what's in store. Come Home with Hearthside! For more pictures and details for each property click here. You can also use our Interactive Open House Map to explore each property more, see what's in the neighborhood and get directions right to your phone or laptop! ... read more
Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid.Lowball OffersGoing far below market value when you make an offer damages your credibility as a buyer and can be insulting to the seller. The seller has a range in mind that they’ll accept, and if you&rsq... read more
While Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate everything that you’re grateful for, it can also be a stressful time if you’re hosting -- especially if it’s the first time you’re having Thanksgiving. Here are a few tips to help you get through the chaos and ensure that you throw the best Thanksgiving dinner for your guests.Our Hearthside Happenings blog has more tips and tricks for everyday life. Check it out!
Don’t Just Wing It
Don’t have a plan yet? Make one! From how many guests ... read more