As the leaves begin to turn, it’s time to start thinking about ways to keep the heating bills down for winter. Most Lehigh Valley residents get their electricity through PPL Electric. Based in Allentown, PA, PPL serves about 1.4 million customers in 29 counties. According to their website, they maintain more than 48,000 miles of [...]

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What better way to end September and bring us into October than to highlight a Lehigh Valley tradition going back hundreds of years – Oktoberfest! But first, a little history lesson… The first Europeans to visit the Lehigh Valley came in the early 1700s to trade with the Lenni Lenape Indians. By 1730, German settlers [...]

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Many factors affect the real estate market in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. In the last decade, several large-scale development projects have created value for Lehigh Valley residents. Shopping centers like the Promenade Shoppes at Saucon Valley and the Lifestyle addition to the Lehigh Valley Mall, arts and culture centers like Continue Reading

Preparing For Your Move

On September 15, 2013 By

Selling your home to a Lehigh Valley real estate investor is a much faster process than putting your home on the market. The turn around time can be as little as ten days.  Preparing for your move can seem like a lot of work, but following these 5 Tips for an easy relocation will help [...]

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Give yourself a head start by avoiding three common mistakes Lehigh Valley homeowners make when putting their house on the market!

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Most sellers think of their home as an integral and emotional part of their day to day lives.  So when it comes time to sell a home, it can often feel more [...]

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What is home equity?

On August 29, 2013 By

Real estate equity is the difference between the Lehigh Valley market value, (this is the amount of money a seller will pay for your home under present market conditions) and the amount you owe to the lender.

To determine the market value of your home, you can have an appraisal done, or ask [...]

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