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How Hot it the Real Estate Market?

Posted by Lisa DeJessa on September 07, 2020 in  real estate
Any Bucks County Real Estate agent can tell you – the market is hot! The August numbers are not in yet, but based on the July figures and personal experience the real estate market in Bucks county is great if you are a Seller – challenging if you are a Buyer. There was an increase in total units sold in July, with 908 sold. This month's total units sold was markedly higher than at this time last year. Conversely inventory is down: July 2020 Versus July 2019; the total number of homes available ... read more
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Beautiful Bucks County Barns

Posted by Lisa DeJessa on July 09, 2020 in  Bucks County History
Driving though Bucks County Pennsylvania one notices that much of it’s beauty comes from its rural nature. Small farms dot the landscape and jewel of these farms is the large stone and wood barn that rises above the farmhouse.  The barns of Bucks County come in many shapes and sizes but all were built to serve a purpose and it’s the echo of the voices of generations of farm families and their animals that adds to their beauty. Thankfully the Heritage Conservancy has put together a li... read more
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Senior First Time Home Buyer?

Posted by Lisa DeJessa on January 01, 2020 in  Buying a home  Real Estate Advice
Seniors can be first time home buyers. Even if it’s not your very first time, it may be the first time you’ve bought a home in a long time!   1. Take the time to formulate questions and identify your goals. Make sure you feel comfortable with the process.   2. Get your finances in order before you apply for a mortgage. Order a copy of your credit report so you can check it for accuracy. If you are paying cash, or cashing in other assets to buy the home, make sure you get appropriate financia... read more
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According to www.uslegal.com, a deed restriction is defined as: … private agreements that restrict the use of the real estate in some way, and are listed in the deed. The seller may add a restriction to the title of the property. Often, developers restrict the parcels of property in a development to maintain a certain amount of uniformity. So what does that mean? Imagine that, after months of searching, you finally find the home of your dreams. Your escrow deposit was ... read more
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The Octagonal Schoolhouse is located at Swamp Road and Second Street Pike (Rt. 232) Schools have existed in Wrightstown Township since c.1721. These early schools were organized by a Board of Trustees and parents paid a tuition for their children to attend. Often the Quaker Meeting would pay for those children whose parents were not able to afford the necessary fees. In 1802 a group of residents banded together to lease this land (at what is now the corner of Swamp Road and Second Street Pike) for 99 years from Jos... read more
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