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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

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

Should Bucks County Home Owners know what a 1031 Exchange is?

1031 Exchanges can mean significant tax impacts for Bucks County Home Owners
Posted by Dave Marcolla on November 29, 2018 in  Bucks County  investment  real estate  Real Estate Advice
Should Bucks County Home Owners know what a 1031 Exchange is?Absolutely!   Let's start with the basics. Are you considering selling a home or investment property in Bucks County? Using those proceeds to purchase a similar valued property? Thanks to IRC Section 1031, a properly structured 1031 exchange allows an investor to sell a property, to reinvest the proceeds in a new property and to defer all capital gain taxes. Great news, right?!Since I'm not a CPA, I can't say enough to contact one to&n... read more

5 Hacks to get more Real Estate Dollars in Bucks!

Posted by Cori Seraydarian on November 13, 2018 in  Bucks County  Real Estate Advice
1. Be an event planner Call in the professionals a year before selling including a Realtor, inspectors and staging professional. Many people wait to call their real estate agent until just before they are ready to put the house on the market. The best time to call is a year before your anticipated market date. Your sales associate will be happy to provide you with a free comparative market analysis that will give you a snapshot of their opinion of your homes’ value today &ndash... read more

Annual Newtown Holiday Open House Tour is back again

This year marks the 56th annual Holiday Open House Tour and as usual it promises not to disappoint.
Posted by Dave Marcolla on November 09, 2018 in  Bucks County  historic  Newtown  open house
The annual Newtown Holiday Open House Tour is back againThis year marks the 56th annual Holiday Open House Tour and as usual is promises not too disappoint.  The original Open House tour was called "Christmas in Colonial Newtown" and it took place in 1963.  Back then, it cost just $1.50 featured 7 homes.  A carol and candlelight parade in costume was featured on Friday night starting at Washington and Chancellor Streets and street caroling on Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. at the Bird in Hand. The 5... read more
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