February 2019 Market Update
As we finally break free from winter’s grasp, let’s take a look at the state of the market for February.
The market tends to slow down in the winter months due to holidays and inclement weather; once the weather starts warming up in mid to late March, we tend to see higher levels of activity. This year we were treated to a few days beyond the historical average with one day reaching 67 degrees in mid-February.
Much like the weather the market saw above average numbers... read more
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.Thinking now's not the time to sell your home? Think again! Check out why you should sell your home this fall or winter. LocationHomes in the same neighborhood typically follow the same m... read more
With the holiday season upon us, stress levels can be at an all-time high. There are bills to pay, presents to buy and work to be done. You have so many responsibilities you have to think about that it can be hard to manage your physical, emotional and mental health.
Stress is a key factor in major health issues, and there are certain, simple things you can do in your everyday life that can alleviate your stressors. Now, it’s very important to speak with your doctor to go over the best ways you can personal... read more
Coldwell Banker Hearthside is thrilled to welcome another new member to our family this week! Please join us in welcoming Katrina Jackson to our Allentown Sales Center. You can read more about Katrina in a personal note below:
"With more than 19 years in the Hospitality and Customer Service business, I was able to express my love for people and make them happy. Throughout the years I have been awarded and recognized for my work ethic and dedication. During that time, I was able to build respectful relationshi... read more
The defining trend of the real estate market over the past few months has been low inventory, which means there have been fewer homes on the market for sale. And while this trend is still relevant, the story for August’s market is that homes are selling much quicker. The Buyer demand is high and they continue to respond to Sellers’ higher asking prices. Let’s take a look at the breakdown of the numbers, starting with inventory:
Homes For Sale
Bucks County: -15.4%
Montgomery County: -12.6%
Lehigh ... read more