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Celtic Fest 9/27-9/19 Bethlehem PA

Posted by Maureen Scullion on September 02, 2019 in  Lehigh Valley  Things to Do in Lehigh Valley
Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival is a 3 day event being held from 27th September to the 29th September 2019 in Bethlehem. This event showcases amazing farm border collies, competitive Highland games, many live musical performances, parade opening ceremonies, highland dance, a song writing contest, grade 4 pipe band competition, children crafts and lots more! The Celtic Classic historically attracts over 260,000 visitors to the downtown Historic Bethlehem. Presented by the Celtic Cultural Alliance, a ... read more
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The Octagonal Schoolhouse is located at Swamp Road and Second Street Pike (Rt. 232) Schools have existed in Wrightstown Township since c.1721. These early schools were organized by a Board of Trustees and parents paid a tuition for their children to attend. Often the Quaker Meeting would pay for those children whose parents were not able to afford the necessary fees. In 1802 a group of residents banded together to lease this land (at what is now the corner of Swamp Road and Second Street Pike) for 99 years from Jos... read more
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6 Reasons why your mortgage application was declined

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on September 02, 2019 in  Buying a home  Mortgage
It can be a devastating experience to be declined a mortgage for the home you thought you would be making your future in. If your mortgage application was denied, know that you aren’t alone. Nearly 11% of mortgage applications were denied in 2017, according to the latest available data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Below are seven of the most common reasons your mortgage application might not be approved, according to the CFPB — and then how to move forward. 1. You... read more
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It’s that time of year again! The New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival! The New Hope Arts and Crafts festival is a juried art fair that takes place every year at the beginning of Fall. What is “Juried” you ask? Juried events have a selection committee for art & craft exhibitors, and require that the artisan submit slides or photos of their work or products. The selection committee (the jury) reviews all applications before choosing exhibitors for the event.  This festival will feat... read more
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Selling your Home: iBuyers

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on September 02, 2019 in  Real Estate Advice  Sell your home
We have all heard the commercials: “Sell your home when YOU want to paying no real estate agency commission!” Can this be true? What are the Pros and Cons? Full disclosure – since we have a dog in this fight we will be spending a lot of time on the Cons. What the heck is an iBuyer? iBuyers are companies that purchase homes outright, directly from the owner. The seller doesn’t have to pay an agent, list the home, stage it, market it, or even show it to potential buyers. Instead, they tell the... read more
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