Homeownership: The American Dream

With the upcoming July 4th holiday, we take time to celebrate many things.  The Independence we have as Americans. The freedom we have to live in a free country, just as our children and their children will be able to.  We celebrate being Americans, and we celebrate the American Dream.

 
Part of what we know as “The American Dream” is homeownership.  Why? Well, as humans, we aspire to own our own place: to have someplace that we call home to root ourselves, express ourselves, and make our own.

 
Coldwell Banker as a company decided to look into the idea of homeownership, and the importance it has to Americans.  The findings from their survey are promising. Click through to the Coldwell Banker Realty Corp website to find out more!

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Open Houses 2/12/2012

Three local open houses this weekend!

171 Meadow View Lane
Lansdale, PA 19446

Sunday, February 12th from 1-3PM

Absolutely EXQUISITE, One of a Kind, End Carriage Home which has been enlarged and meticulously maintained and improved. Four finished levels w/ ELEVATOR. Very impressive 2-story foyer with granite floor & curved balcony. Kitchen features 42″ cabinets, Granite counters, Cook Grill, Island, and extended breakfast area. Dramatic 2-story FR opens to Sunroom addition. Two-sided FP graces the FR & LR. Upstairs the MBR has sitting area and upgraded bath. 3rd BR can be used as an office or converted back to a BR and is enlarged w/custom railings and overlooks FR. The 3rd floor loft/4th BR w/full bath, closet and separate HVAC is an added bonus. The finished W/O basement is truly FANTASTIC with new HW Floor, Wet Bar, Refrigerator, HOME THEATRE, Game RM area w/new tile floor which leads to a paved patio. The lg deck overlooks a peaceful view of mature trees and open space. Additional features inc expanded drive & walk, Pocket & French doors; Tinted windows, Motorized Awning and the list goes on

183 N Franklin Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

Sunday, February 12th from 1 – 3PM

Fabulous opportunity to own this wonderful home in Doylestown Boro. Pride of ownership is apparent. This home has been lovingly maintained & upgraded throughout. From the charming front porch,enter into the living room with gleaming hardwood floors which continue throughout the first floor.Elegant moldings & beadboard accents add a special touch to the decor. The kitchen has been upgraded with granite counters & island along with stainless appliances. From the dining room,step out through the french doors to the large rear deck & enjoy the professionally landscaped fenced yard. A beautiful paver walkway adds elegance to the yard as well. The master bedroom boasts crown molding & a custom walk-in closet as well as a new master bathroom featuring a luxurious tiled shower. Two additional bedrooms,a hall bath & laundry complete the second floor.Pull down stairs access a floored attic.Home has a one car extended attached garage & driveway parking. Walk to Doylestown’s popular restaurants,shops and historic sites

133 Raintree Crossing
Hatfield, PA 19440

Sunday, February 12th 1-4PM


Priced below Comparables! This location is so serene backing to the shining pond in Heritage park. This end unit townhome is sun filled all day long showing off its well maintained and neutral decor. Gleaming hardwood floors adorn the foyer, powder room and kitchen. There are neutral carpets,and stately crown molding and recessed lighting. The eat in kitchen boasts lots of cabinets and counter space. There is a dramatic 2 story familyroom with an inviting marble fireplace. Sliders lead to the newer maintenance free trex deck with a retractable awning overlooking the scenic pond. The master suite has a vaulted ceiling , walk in closet with a second closet and elegant steeping tub and oversized vanity. Two spacious bedrooms are served by a sparkling full bath. There is more room for entertaining and hobbies in the finished basement with berber carpet, recessed lighting, tons of storage and a sump pump with back up. This home has the perfect combination of location , style and condition and a best value!

Beautiful New Townhome Listing!

New Listing!

133 Raintree Xing

Hatfield Pa 19440

Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath end unit townhouse!

For More information, view video!

Open House this Sunday, Sept. 18 1-3PM in Lansdale

Coldwell Banker Realty Corp. sales associate Sharon Dysart will hold an open house at her listing located at 211 A S. Line Street in Lansdale, PA 19446 this Sunday, September 18, 2011  from 1-3 PM. This house in located in Montgomery County and in the North Penn School District. The price has just been reduced to $214,000. 4 bedrooms, 1 bath.

Click here for full listing information and a map.

August 2011 Market Statistics

TREND MLS recently released the Market Snapshot report for the last full month of summer: August 2011! If you’re interested in learning about the local real estate industry in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware or Philadelphia counties, the monthly market statistics reports can help. These reports give a simplified explanation of what’s happening in 2011 compared to 2010 and 2009. Click here to view the market statistics reports on cbrca.com!

Immaculate & perfectly priced in Harleysville!

Home for sale - 367 Indian Crest Way Harleysville, PA 19438This immaculate home in Harleysville, PA 19438, Montgomery County, is perfectly priced! The home backs up to scenic township land overlooking trees, creek and jogging trail! This home is also located in a great cul de sac location. Features include tile backsplash in ktichen, plenty of storage & closets, new blinds, sliders to deck, finished room in walk-out basement to patio, 1 car garage with opener, walk-up floored attic, double sinks in bath and  first floor powder room. Heater and air conditioner are 5 years old. Water heater is 1 year old. Also enjoy the pretty perennial gardens and tasteful decor. This shining star also comes with a HOME WARRANTY! $199,000. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths.

Click here for full listing information.
Call Connie Schaffer, REALTOR, with Coldwell Banker Realty Corp. Associates for you own personal tour! Office: 215-855-5600 Cell: 215-317-1638

The rental market is booming… think about investing!

Although it seems that the housing market is currently suffering, buying an investment property could be a smart move due to the current high demand for home and apartment rentals. CNN’s Money Magazine recently published an article focused on “cashing in on a rental property.” The article explains that mortgage rates are low and rental prices are increasing due to the 4 million people in the United States currently turning into renters instead of homeowners due to foreclosures.

If you are interested in home investment opportunities to earn a little extra cash, check out the full article here. Also feel free to contact the professional sales associates at Coldwell Banker Realty Corp. who can help you increase your monthly income with an investment property in Montgomery or Bucks County!