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HUD Secretary Donovan woke up this morning and got himself a gun……

… and he plans to use it to take out the US Housing Market! I know, very dramatic.  Maybe even a little uncalled for.  On the other hand, there is really no other way to describe how potentially dangerous the policy changes that  HUD Secretary Donovan is proposing this week.  What are thos

Inspector’s Corner – Fall Maintenance Tip 6 of 6 – Warm Coats are Good for Your House Too!

Happy Friday Readers!  Here we go, this is the last in a Series of 6 Fall Maintenance Tips from Matt Steger at WIN Home Inspection.  Don’t worry though, Matt will be back next week with more helpful tips and advice.  This week’s tip deals with the not so glamorous, but ever so impor

The numbers are in and they’re…… not that bad!

I know, I know, not the most inspiring title but seriously, when we look at market statistics in today’s ecnomy not that bad is pretty darn good!  Read on to find out more!

It’s Back! PHFA Allows Buyers to use the First Time/Repeat Buyer Tax Credit to Close!

It’s official!  Today, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) announced that it has allocated funding in the amount of $5,000,000 for the continuation of their Tax Credit Advance (TCA) program!   This is a limited time offer, so take note, once they run out of money it will be too lat

Monday Fit Bit – Workouts You Can Do at Home!

Happy Monday Readers!  It’s time again for another Monday Fit Bit from Mickey Glick at Body and Soul Fitness Studio.  When people tell her they don’t always have time to go to the gym, Mickey tells them that going to the gym isn’t the only way to stay healthy and there are many 

Inspector’s Corner – Fall Maintenance Tip 5 of 6 – Just Say No to Drafty Windows!

Happy Friday Readers!  Time for another Fall Maintenance Tip from Matt Steger with WIN Home Inspection!   Windows.  They bring in light, add beautiful accents to the look of a home, create a warm, welcoming environment and, if you aren’t careful, drive your heating costs through the roof!

Monday Fit Bit – It Really is That Simple

Good Afternoon Readers!  It’s Monday, time for another Monday Fit Bit from Mickey Glick!   The one thing I hear all the time from Mickey is that fitness isn’t about making huge radical changes, but about all the little things that add up to an overall healthier life.  Stand up, walk,

A Whole New World – Why the New and Expanded Tax Credit May Save the US Economy!

This past Friday, President Obama signed into law H.R. 3548.  This bill, at it’s heart a bill to extend unemployment benefits {which, by the way, is being completely overlooked as the critical step it was to help the unemployed workers in this country, but that’s a topic for another da

Inspector’s Corner – Fall Maintenance Tip 4 of 6 – Cold is Not Your Plumbing’s Friend

Happy Friday Readers!   It’s time once again for another timely tip from Matt Steger at WIN Home Inspection!  Fall is definitely here and with temperatures dipping below freezing, Matt has some tips regarding your plumbing and how to keep it healthy and intact all winter long! 

Home Buyer Tax Credit Passes House 403-12!

With a quick and resounding “Yes” vote, the House today passed HR3548, extending and expanding the Home Buyer Tax Credit!  All we need now is for President Obama to sign the bill into law!