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Owen J Roberts School District – Open House Tour for March 20, 2010

It’s a beautiful day to go house shopping! The following homes for sale will be open to the public:

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Owen J. Roberts School District – Open House Tour for March 13, 2010

The following homes are open for showings today:

Address Municipality List Price Open Hours Listing Broker
1646 Hilltop Road Birchrunville $795,500 11 – 2 PM Kenneth Carroll Real Estate
1088 Meadowbrook Road Pottstown $185,000 1 – 4 PM Keller Williams Realty Group – Berks
891 Ebelhare Road Pottstown $297,500 1 – 4 PM RE/Max Achievers – Collegeville
118 Holby Lane Pottstown $339,900 1 – 3 PM Prudential Fox & Roach – West Chester
607 Plum Lane Chester Springs $355,000 1 – 3 PM Weichert Realtors – West Chester
9 Brighton Way Chester Springs $749,900 2 – 4 PM Prudential Fox & Roach – Malvern/Paoli
2824 Horseshoe Trail Chester Springs $535,000 1 – 3 PM Prudential Fox & Roach – Exton

 

Enjoy the day!

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North Coventry Homes Sold in October

SoldIn October, a total of 5 homes were sold in North Coventry Township. They are listed in the chart below.

There are currently 70 home listings active and available to sell. There are 13 homes under contract and awaiting settlement.

To view all active listings in North Coventry Township, click here.

 

 

 

North Coventry Homes Sold in October

Address Bedrooms Baths Age Orig. List Price Net Sold Price* Days on Market
286 Laurelwood Road 4 1.5 143 Years $29,900 $29,900 5
1975 Coventryville Road 3 2.5 43 Years $209,900 $193,100 76
801 Baumann Circle 4 2.5 New $329,900 $300,000 456
716 Meadow Wood Ave 4 2.5 New $313,420 $313,420 199
1023 Cedar Ridge Drive 4 3.0 3 Years $349,900 $329,000 74

*Net Sold Price reflects the sold price less any credits to the buyer from the seller

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There’s Still Time to Qualify for the Tax Credit

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I had a conversation yesterday with one of my seller clients. He was concerned. The home he is selling is a perfect opportunity for a first time home buyer but he was worried that he and his yet unknown buyer would be unable to settle the transaction before the April 30th deadline for the home buyer tax credit.

Well, to qualify for the home buyer tax credit the deadline is under contract by April 30, 2010 with a settlement date by June 30, 2010.

If you are a home buyer who thinks that you have missed the opportunity, I have good news. Time is getting short, but there is still time to get under contract by April 30th, 2010. Call your real estate professional today!

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There is Something for Everyone

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I think back to some of the places I have lived. Strange and scary places indeed! I shared my first apartment with five other beer guzzling, pizza eating, college students. We could barely scrape the rent and utilities together each month. There was nothing left to pay the cleaning lady to come in. You can imagine what that place looked like. On the other hand, maybe you can’t.
My first wife and I lived in an apartment above a pharmacy in the downtown area of a NYC suburb. This place defined the term “deferred maintenance”. One day, one of the windows over the street actually fell out of the window frame and crashed to the sidewalk below. Thankfully, no one was hurt.
In the past 35 years, I have probably moved 10 times. I have purchased a few homes in my life and I think I have become a little more conventional in my taste.
I love my job as a REALTOR® and have shown a few homes in my career. Sometimes it’s difficult for me to believe what I am seeing. What the heck were the homeowner’s thinking?!? When I turn around and look, the first-time home buyers I am guiding through the process are walking around this house, hand-in-hand, with a starry look in their eyes. They are not even seeing the same house I am looking at. There is nothing they don’t like about this place. They turn to me and say “We love it, we’ll take it”.
It’s very important for real estate professionals to keep an objective eye open for issues and problems that may make the difference between a nice house and a disaster waiting to happen. It’s equally important that we hold our tongue because we don’t like the mauve carpet or the lime green kitchen fixtures. That beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Everyone defines their own happiness.
The guy who conducted my pre-license courses when I got into the business told me that if he only sold houses he likes, he wouldn’t sell many houses. I know what he means.

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