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5 Reasons to Downsize to Doylestown Borough

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on November 09, 2018 in  uncategorized
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

Baby Boomer Real Estate Realities

Posted by Sue-Ann DiVito on November 08, 2018 in  55+ Community  home buyer
For Americans 54 years of age and older, one of the most dramatic lifestyle changes is selling the family home. Often, they are unfamiliar with the intricacies of today's real estate market and looking for a steady, experienced hand to guide them. Seniors looking to buy or sell a home should look for agents with the National Association of Realtor's Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES) designation. These Realtors understand the financial goals, family dynamics, and generational nuances of senior buyers and seller... read more

Bring the Colors of Autumn in Bucks County to Your Home Decor

Interior Colors for design impact can be taken straight from nature's pallet
Posted by Lorraine Byrne on November 08, 2018 in  Bucks County  Chalfont  Fall Colors
Design from nature by using colors from the color wheel in your home for seasonal updates. Cooler nights, rain, wind, and leaves falling from the trees have us feeling the need to change up our surroundings and make our homes feel more cozy. Think of warming up your living space with 5 simple additions using warm colors: Blend colors with yellow, gold, red and orange tones Add accessories such as throw pillows, table runners, and seat cushions Add texture and color by incorporating throw rugs under a table or... read more

Are You Buying a Home for the First Time?

Posted by Donneta Crane on November 08, 2018 in  uncategorized
If you are a Bucks County first-time home buyer, there are a few things you should know ahead of time to help make your experience smooth and successful. Get Pre-approved For a Mortgage Begin the adventure by asking your Realtor to recommend a few mortgage providers to have your credit scores evaluated. You want to be are-approved or pre-qualified before you actually start looking at homes. In Bucks County, Northeast Equitable and Benchmark Lending are local lenders that provide excellent servi... read more

Downsizing vs. Rightsizing

Posted by Robert Ainey on November 08, 2018 in  Bucks County  downsizing  home buyer
'Rightsizing' means that you move from the 4-5 bedrooms, large lawn, and extraneous space that is filled with unused stuff to a home that fits your emerging new lifestyle.What's in a name? Juliet answers, "A rose by any other name smells as sweet." But in real estate the matter is more concrete but does include the critical roles of emotion, pride, and status. From when you were starting a career and family, you felt that bigger was better, and with every promotion or family addition your home grew also. Job statu... read more
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