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Can waiting to buy your next home actually cost you more money?

Time is money. Let's look at the numbers.
Posted by Dave Marcolla on January 21, 2019 in  Bucks County  Bucks County PA  Help with Housing  home buyer  investment  Real Estate Advice
Can waiting to buy your next home actually cost you more money?Good news...this one's an easy one!  Let's look at the facts.  What makes up "cost" when it comes to buying a home?  2 things...price of the home and interest rate on the mortgage make up the cost to you of owning a home (excluding of course taxes and maintaining the property).  Now, nothing is guaranteed but based on history and what we know about the market today, it's a pretty good bet to expect both home prices and mortgage rates... read more
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Top 5 Reasons to List your Bucks County Home Now!

Here's why now is a good time to sell...
Posted by Dave Marcolla on January 13, 2019 in  Bucks County  downsizing  Help with Housing  home buyer  investment  New Hope  Newtown  property  real estate  Sell your home  Selling in Winter
Top 5 Reasons to List your Bucks County Home Now!Thinking for selling?  Have always been told spring is the time to sell, right?  Well...let's think about that.  There are 5 (well at least 5) reasons I can think of that might throw that advice out the window in 2019!1 - In order to maximize return on your investment and sell your home for top dollar, you want the least amount of competition possible.  When there are more choices for buyers to choose from, competition increases and your sale pric... read more
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4 Renovation Tips to Sell your Bucks County Home for Top Dollar this Spring

Now is the time to take the steps to maximize the return on your investment
Posted by Dave Marcolla on January 04, 2019 in  Bucks County  Bucks County PA  Curb Appeal  investment  property  real estate  Real Estate Advice  Renovate  restoration  Sell your home
4 Renovation Tips to Sell your Bucks County Home for Top Dollar this SpringWhat sells homes in Bucks County?  You've probably heard it before, and it still holds true.  Kitchens, bathrooms and curb appeal!  There...in 3 sentences you've already got 3 of the tips.  But how much renovation do YOU need to do?  Over-improving can be your worst enemy.  That's why the 4th renovation tip is the key.  Consult a Realtor experienced with renovations and remodels!1 - For many families i... read more
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Sledding in Bucks County

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on January 02, 2019 in  Bucks County  Things to do in Bucks County
Even though we haven’t had more than a flake at this time of year we look forward to all the fun we can find. Though Bucks County is a great place to cross country ski – we are not exactly renowned for our slopes. Among the local sledding enthusiasts the best sledding is to be found close to our office at Magill’s Park or “Suicide Hill”  here in New Hope.  Magill’s Hill is a 5-acre site that consists of steeply sloped hills which can be used for sled... read more
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Selling your Bucks County Home this Winter might be a great idea!

Selling your Bucks County Home this Winter might be a great idea!
Posted by Dave Marcolla on December 19, 2018 in  Bucks County  Bucks County PA  property  Selling in Winter
Should I sell in the Winter? What have we all heard about the seasonality of selling real estate?  Typically, everyone believes the spring and summer to be the best months to sell a home.  While that may be by and large true at a national level, that's not always true in areas like Bucks County and can vary by year.  Real estate markets vary for many reasons.  There are socioeconomic influences, politics, climate, interest rates and other factors that can make selling your home a smart idea in y... read more
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