As a child did you find yourself fantasizing about what it would be like to live in a castle? Wondering what it would be like to be surrounded by exemplary craftsmanship and luxurious living? These feelings aren’t limited to the youth, although as adults though we realize how impractical it would be to step back into a medieval way of living.
In Newtown, PA there is a home that blends the old and modern world with the luxuries and conveniences we’ve grown to love. This stone Manor home exudes magnificen... read more
Charm, character, and comfort are at peace within the walls of this luxurious multi-storied 1980 Woodside Road, Yardley home. Every inch of this home is a testament to the diligent, masterfully considered craftsmanship that the local award-winning J.C. McGinn builder poured his heart and soul into. Comfort seamlessly blends with a brilliant design that delivers a home that is as aesthetically striking as it is inviting.
Location is paramount to owning a home, and this home finds itself at the epicenter of serenity... read more
You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders.
But there can actually be financial benefits to putting down a small down payment—as low as three percent—rather than parting with so much cash up front, even if you have the money available. ... read more
Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid.Lowball OffersGoing far below market value when you make an offer damages your credibility as a buyer and can be insulting to the seller. The seller has a range in mind that they’ll accept, and if you&rsq... read more
Real Estate is an industry that affects everyone. It is a barometer for a good economy. So, with the spotlight on the real estate industry, there are plenty of fly-by-night companies trying to cash in by making promises that unfortunately are often not kept. The reality is that there are many large, successful and ethical companies that have been in business and have been supporting consumers real estate services for years - some for decades - through good markets and bad. How does this work? Many... read more