Archive for August, 2013

Closing in Escrow? Read This

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Sometimes when you’re purchasing a home something can come up at the last minutes.  Some repairs might not be completed or the loan money may not have reached the closing attorney.  In that case you may have to do what’s called closing escrow.  Here’s some info about the do’s and don’t when closing escrow from […]

Think before you Frack !

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

    Fracking has been all over the news lately because of energy and environmental issues.   But our focus here is real estate and we just found a great read about how drilling (really any drilling) or mining can affect your property.  In Pennsylvania they’re starting to deal with those issues now.  For instance some sellers […]

Here's how NOT to sell your home !

Monday, August 19th, 2013

   Okay, sorry about the picture of the snake but I just had to.  Police in Philadelphia are investigating two real estate agents that are selling their own home when their neighbor’s home went on the market.  Why are the police investigating?  Because the agents are accused of throwing dead mice and snakes on the […]