Archives: August 2015

More Home for a Lower Cost of Housing

What if you could live in a larger and possibly newer home for less than you are currently? Would you consider moving? Do you want to hear more? Interest rates, while they’re expected to go up, actually took a small dip and are still hovering at the 4% or below mark for a 30 year […]

The Quest for the Best Bagel!

Who says you have to go all the way to New York to get a chewy, doughy, perfectly-round bagel? Now, you can enjoy your morning bagel and cream cheese right in your own backyard! Jenkintown’s popular Fill-A-Bagel & Breads is up and running at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Twining Road in Upper Dublin […]

Acclaimed Art Hits Ambler!

  The next time you grab an ice cream cone at Sweet Briar or pick up a few accessories at Xtra 101, you may notice some critically acclaimed artwork scattered through the Ambler streets! The Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting a project, known as “Inside Out,” which will bring high-quality replicas of some prestigious artworks to Ambler […]

Get Ready for College

One of the important things as a parent is to plan for their children’s education. Let’s look at two different approaches: a savings account or investing in rental real estate. Assuming your child is five years old and you start putting $250 a month in a savings account earning 2%, in 13 years you’d have […]

6 Simple Home Decorating Ideas for Fall

September is quickly approaching! That means it’s time to bring out the jackets, long-sleeve shirts, and denim jeans. But what are you doing to bring your home into fall? Here are a few easy decorating ideas you can do to welcome the cooler temperatures and beautiful colors into your home. DIY Home Decorating Tips for Fall You […]

Wait a Year…It Won’t Matter?

There is a frequently quoted expression “more money has been lost from indecision than was ever lost from making a bad decision.” Regardless of the extent of its accuracy, most people can recall when procrastination has cost them money. There are markets so short of inventory that buyers have become frustrated after losing bids for […]

3 Best Practices for Real Estate Investment

Investing In Real Estate: AchieveYour Real Estate Goals With mortgage rates so low, many investors choose to invest in real estate, as opposed to the stock market. In addition, real estate is a prime investment for novice investors, as it is more tangible and understandable than stocks and the index. According to Bankrate’s annual investment […]

Celebrate August on the Course!

Happy August! The last full month of the summer is here, and it’s time to take advantage of every possible outdoor opportunity. Luckily, August also happens to be National Golf Month! In and around Upper Dublin, there is no shortage of parks, pools, or golf courses. Golfers have their choice of many local public and private courses, as well […]

Who is Your Champion?

The Super Bowl and World Series determine the football and baseball champions. Since there can only be one champion, the other team loses the competition. In feudal times, a knight might champion for the king or a patriotic, romantic or religious cause. Fierce competition can occur when buying or selling a home because each party […]