Archive for March, 2019

The Pros and Cons of House Hunting with Kids

If you need more room for your growing family, or you’re simply relocating to a new town during the summer months, you may be wondering if bringing your kids along on the house hunting journey is a good idea. In my experience, there are pros and cons to having kids with you as you try […]

Picking the Right Home Versus the “Perfect Home”

Buying a home is exciting. A new neighborhood. More space. A yard. A shorter commute. There are all kinds of reasons people get amped up to go house hunting online and start dreaming of a new home. But when the market is competitive and sellers have an advantage, finding a home that is truly “perfect” […]

What’s a Walkability Score?

Walk Score is a company which “analyzes hundreds of walking routes to nearby amenities. Points are awarded based on the distance to amenities in each category. Amenities within a 5 minute walk (.25 miles) are given maximum points. A decay function is used to give points to more distant amenities, with no points given after […]

Understanding Pocket Listings in Real Estate

Not every home sold gets a shiny new for sale sign out front. Some change hands quickly and quietly without any public advertising whatsoever. In the industry, these are known as “pocket listings.” Pocket listings are sometimes referred to as “coming soon” listings or “whisper” listings. Pocket listings used to be the domain of the […]

How to Avoid Common Earnest Money Errors

Earnest money is a great way to show a seller you’re serious about the offer you’re making on their home. By placing a portion of what amounts to your down payment on the table to demonstrate your commitment to follow-through on the contract, you’re saying “I love this home and I’m ready to go.” But […]

What is Virtual Home Staging?

When it comes to marketing and selling a home, staging can be a powerful tool. Some may argue that home staging isn’t worth the cost, but there are many good arguments for making the investment in a professional home stager. Staging not only helps a home sell faster in many cases, but it can also […]

The Pros and Cons of House Hunting with Kids

March 20, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

Picking the Right Home Versus the “Perfect Home”

March 18, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

What’s a Walkability Score?

March 15, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

Understanding Pocket Listings in Real Estate

March 11, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

The Pros and Cons of House Hunting with Kids

March 20, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

Picking the Right Home Versus the “Perfect Home”

March 18, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

What’s a Walkability Score?

March 15, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

Understanding Pocket Listings in Real Estate

March 11, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

The Pros and Cons of House Hunting with Kids

March 20, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

Picking the Right Home Versus the “Perfect Home”

March 18, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

What’s a Walkability Score?

March 15, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate

Understanding Pocket Listings in Real Estate

March 11, 2019
by: Tanya Clothier • Pocono Real Estate