Hearthside Happenings

5 Criteria for Pricing a Home

Posted by Rebecca Nutt on March 15, 2018 in No Category
The spring market is upon us which means the market is going to get hot. When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision often relies on comparisons to several recent sales in the area. Here are five criteria to look for in a sales comparison. Location: Homes in the same neighborhood typically follow the same market trends. Comparing your home to another ... read more
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445: Philadelphia's New Area Code

Posted by Rebecca Nutt on March 13, 2018 in  inthenews  philadelphia
With Philadelphia’s new area code being launched, there is a little bit of confusion floating around, and rightly so. The region's main area code - 215 - was implemented in 1947. Almost five decades later 267 was added as an overlay to the original code. Each area had almost 800 variations, but with time those, too, were running out. So, in 2016 the groundwork for a new area code was laid. At that time, the new numbers could not be added until all of the older variations got used up. The Pennsylvania 445 cod... read more
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How to Make Your Home "Lucky"

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day!
Posted by Rebecca Nutt on March 12, 2018 in  home  luck  stpatricksday
Lacking the “luck of the Irish” in your life? There’s no reason you can’t add your own luck. Start with some of these tips on how to incorporate luck into your home and we’re sure you’ll strike a pot of gold in the near future. Fung Shui Fung Shui is an ancient Chinese tradition that practices arranging the environment that harmonizes with you and your energy. It’s a common practice that many think is impossible but really, with a few simple starter steps, you can do to ... read more
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2020 Donate Life Transplant Games Heading to New Jersey

Posted by Rebecca Nutt on March 08, 2018 in  inthenews  newjersey
The Donate Life Transplant Games are held every year to create awareness to the importance of donating organs and engaging the transplant community. It is a multi-sport event organized by the Transplant Life Foundation for people who have undergone transplant surgeries that have saved their lives - living donors can also participate in the events. The Transplant Games is a six-day event that will be held on July 17th through July 22nd in the year 2020. It was announced that this time it is being hosted by New Jers... read more
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Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day has become a huge celebration almost all over the US. Some places are more enthusiastic than others. For example, Bucks County has been celebrating the luck of the Irish with a parade for the past thirty years. So if you are in town for a trip or you’ve been there forever, do not miss out on this special event for everyone to enjoy. Bucks County's 30th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is filled with fun and a little bit of luck! The event will start at 10:30 a.m. in Fairl... read more
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