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Some thoughts and ideas about Tredyffrin Easttown and Main Line Real Estate that might help you when you buy or sell.
This week we had a workshop at our office about not losing listings. As we all know inventory is low and when you lose a listing you lose income. With low inventory and strong demand many sellers see us as a commodity. I have found they have been asking for very low selling commissions that frank...
1. What was your first job and what did you learn from it?I joined the British Army as an officer and went to Sandhurst, unfortunately I had injured my back and was medically discharged. I then went into Aviation Insurance at Lloyds of London with Norwich Union and discovered a life at a desk wa...
We have all encountered a home with failed seals in the windows. How bad the window looks varies, but if we are about to list it, we know it will be better if those seals were not failed and the window foggy. Even in this market, the buyer is likely to comment or request the window be replaced. H...
People think in different ways. Some think small and some think big!Some people come from a mindset of scarcity and therefore think small, unwilling to take any risks and hence unable to receive any reward.Then there are those who know there is no scarcity, are always willing to share, and give. ...
Buying a home is an exciting time, however, there are many different costs associated with that home purchase. One of these is Title Insurance, and for some strange reason it appears on the ALTA as an option, when in fact it is very important that you carry this insurance.1) There are two types o...
I was listening to a podcast today and the person being interviewed mentioned how an event they experienced was the darkest phase of their life.  Firstly I liked the expression, it resonated with me for several reasons. Firstly, when these things happen we can get so focused on the event that we ...
I received a late night text one day last week. Glancing at the number I realized it was my manager. "Could I talk?" I was getting ready to go to bed, but I replied yes.She had been asked to refer some agents to another agent in our company who was out of state and had a referral they wanted to p...
Buying a house seems to involve a lot of paperwork, from the consumer notice,  buyer agency agreement and the agreement of sale, plus all the brokerage disclosures and lead paint pamphlets. It varies from State to State, but here in PA, our agreement is 13 pages long. On top of that most buyers o...
Need help selling your home, contact Nick Vandekar, Associate Broker today, cell or text 610-203-4543, office 610-225-7400 or Nick@VandekarTeam.comList it on OldForgeCrossing.comStats from Old Forge Crossing 2021  One Bedroom Two Bedroom Town House 16 homes sold in 2021 2 were second floors with ...
Lots of people think the only amount of money they need to buy a house is the down payment. But, there are many other costs associated with buying a house, inspections, insurance, appraisal, and many more. Our video with Shawn DeAngelo of Prosperity Home Mortgage today addresses some of these mor...

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Some thoughts and ideas about Tredyffrin Easttown and Main Line Real Estate that might help you when you buy or sell.