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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!

Home Buyer Tax Credit Passes Senate 98-0!

The Senate voted today 98-0 to pass the HR 3548.  HR 3548 is a bill  that extends unemployment benefits for an additional 20 weeks and contains an amendment that extends the existing $8,000 First Time Buyer Tax Credit and adding a tax credit for Move Up buyers!

Recording your documents will cost you more starting December 2009

Fees.  It’s an interesting word and many people don’t know just how many fees are involved in a real estate transaction.  Lender fees, title fees, inspection fees, notary fees, administrative fees, recording fees, if you’ve ever looked at a settlement sheet you’d be amazed

Monday Fit Bit – Cut out those liquid calories!

Happy Monday Everyone!  This week’s Fit Bit from Mickey Glick  has the simplest solution yet to losing weight, don’t drink your calories!  Check out the tips listed below