Just my view of real estate in Chester County, the surrounding areas, the market and my latest listings.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The summer is winding down and it always makes me a little blue. My birthday month is coming up and that's the only saving grace to the end of summer for me. Yes, I obnoxiously celebrate or pretend to, for the entire month of September.But for now, it's still August in a summer where here in PA,...
I showed a home this morning that was unbelievably dirty. It was vacant. There was a note on the door from the listing agent to remove your shoes or wear booties, but you needed to use your fingers to trace the words as they were completely faded, having been on the door for I presume the entir...
Hershey's Mill is one of my favorite over 55 communities in Chester County. The market is tight in the over 55 community category as well here, with no end in sight.Hershey's Mill is located in East Goshen Township, convenient to major roads, shopping, the popular King of Prussia Mall, and the l...
This market in Chester and Delaware Counties is brutal. One listing a day comes up for each buyer I am working with. 20 million buyers for each listing. Yes... I know, I'm exaggerating but seriously, this is hard work. Writing offers, giving the best possible price, conditions, and terms and s...
I've been thinking a lot about my maternal grandmother. Her name was Elizabeth, as were my mom, my older sister, and her daughter. They went respectively as Elizabeth, Betty, Lizzie, and Little Lizzie!My grandmother was a funny, quirky, complicated person. She played favorites. Among her own ...
We just came off of a really long dry spell in Chester County, PA. Thankfully, we've finally had some rain! My flowers and grass are very grateful!Today I am thankful for being able to do a lot of work from home with my pets, my little granddaughter, and her parents. Right now my little cat is...
It's been so long since I wrote a Thankful Thursday post, I thought now would be a good time to resurrect this habit.Why? I am a grandmother!Little Mila was born on 5/13. She has brought joy to our household!Here she is with my other baby, Joey!Happy Thursday!Carpe Diem!
In my series of there's a day for everything, I found out that today is National Take a Hike Day!I have missed several days of celebrating the various national days because I have been hit by the Covid bug and I wish it would take a hike! Fortunately, I have a very mild head cold version of it b...
Continuing on my series of National days, here's another I would bet you never heard of!National Notary Public Day!First observed in 1975, Here's an article with lots of interesting tidbits regarding Notary Publics. Wishing all Notary Publics a great day!Cover Photo by Stephen Goldberg on Unspl...
Fountain Pen day takes place on the first Friday of each year for folks who love to use them to celebrate and promote the use of fountain pens. It's been said that once you use a fountain pen, you won't go back to a regular pen again. I haven't tested this theory because apparently, they can be ...