Home Styles: Split Level

Posted by Stephanie Schade on January 01, 2020 in  Bucks County  Home Styles
What is a split level you ask? You know what a split level is; it's the home style that has a front door entering into the living room with the kitchen and dining room on the main level and a step down to the family room and a step up to the bedrooms. Think of it as the mini-van of residential architecture. Not too exciting but supremely functional.  Bucks and Montgomery Counties are full of split levels built in the 1970's. For many years, when house hunting with new Buyers, a common directive was: "You can s... read more
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5 Romantic Bucks County Restaurants

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on January 01, 2020 in  Bucks County  Things to do in Bucks County
I'm a romantic guy - ask anybody. And to make my beloved happy I will gladly plan ahead. That's why I encourage you to take a look at these five restaurants so that you can make reservations in plenty of time for that most romantic holiday - Valentine's Day.  1. Arielle's Country Inn: (Sellersville) Housed in a beautifully appointed historic stone building built in 1754, Arielle's was a stagecoach stop between Philadelphia and Allentown. Candlelight and a crackling fireplace combined with exposed stone an... read more
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House Shopping with Your Kids

Posted by Cori Seraydarian on January 01, 2020 in  uncategorized
Our Children – how we love them. As members of our family we want them to be part of all the decisions that we make. In home buying especially we want them to participate as much as possible since the home we choose will be theirs as well. If you are thinking about moving you have probably given thought to choosing a Realtor (hopefully me) and spoken to a Lender to get the ball rolling on your pre-approval. Now it’s time to start house shopping! It’s exciting to start the home buying process but i... read more
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According to, a deed restriction is defined as: … private agreements that restrict the use of the real estate in some way, and are listed in the deed. The seller may add a restriction to the title of the property. Often, developers restrict the parcels of property in a development to maintain a certain amount of uniformity. So what does that mean? Imagine that, after months of searching, you finally find the home of your dreams. Your escrow deposit was deli... read more
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In our more rural areas where houses are spaced so far apart that a sewer system would be too expensive to install, people install their own, private sewage treatment plants. These are called septic tanks. A typical septic system consists of a septic tank and a drainfield, or soil absorption field. The septic tank digests organic matter and separates floatable matter (e.g., oils and grease) and solids from the wastewater. Soil-based systems discharge the liquid (known as effluent) from the septic tank into a s... read more
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