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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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Peeking at Perkasie

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on November 09, 2018 in  Bucks County PA  Perkasie
One of the sweetest towns in Bucks County is Perkasie – a center point between Philadelphia, Allentown and New Hope PA. Originally part of 11,462 acres owned by William Penn’s daughter’s husband Thomas Freamer the 200 acres then forming the town were sold to John Lacey who then sold the land to Jacob Stout. Many locals are aware of that name from driving down Jacob Stout Rd in Doylestown. Jacob Stout built one of the largest manors in Perkasie; a large stone dwelling at Fifth and Sp... read more
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Real Estate Reality Check - 4 Facts

This is NOT the way it happens on Property Brothers!
Posted by Karen Johnson on November 09, 2018 in  Real Estate Advice
Television reality shows are a lot of fun. We know that our lives are not remotely like the Kardashians and we also know that the real lives of the Kardashians do not resemble the television show! In the case of real estate, however, a lot of unrealistic television advice is given about a transaction that is one of the most important-and most expensive-decisions of your life.  “You mean we have to see more than three houses?” On most HGTV shows the Buyers view three homes before th... read more
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Who Needs A Bucks County Realtor?

You do!
Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on November 09, 2018 in  Bucks County  Real Estate Advice
Why Do You Need An Agent? With so much information online right there at your fingertips you may think that you do not need the services a Bucks County Real Estate agent can provide. Because your home purchase is one of the most important (and expensive) decisions that you will make, shouldn’t you use the skills of a professional who has spent his or her career helping people move through the buying and selling process as smoothly as possible? Even if you have bought and sold homes all over Bu... read more
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5 Reasons to Downsize to Doylestown Borough

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on November 09, 2018 in No Category
1. Walkability - Everything is just steps away Many retirees choose to age in place—to avoid moving and remain in their homes as long as possible. Older adults socialize more when living in walkable neighborhoods. According to the EPA, in an age-friendly walkable neighborhood or town, regular social interaction is possible, convenient and more frequent. The American Journal of Public Health published a study published a study that reveals older people living in walkable, mixed-use neighborhood... read more
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