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A Day in the Life of a Main Line Realtor

Timing Your Purchase

The topic of the day is the timing on the purchase. The sellers want a very delayed closing so they can finish the renovations on their new home. My buyers are concerned about the mortgage rates going up (as well they should be). They have done a good job of contacting 2 lenders to see what their loan options are but neither one will guarantee a rate for more than 60 days

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4 Tips to Sell Your House Faster

Since June of last year, we have seen an increase in the inventory of homes for sale month per month. Every spring and summer, the inventory increases because people want to sell their home. For those with children, they may want to be in their new home for the beginning of the school year.If you are one of those sellers, you may find these 4 tips helpful in getting your home sold more quickly.

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How Close Should You Live to Where You Work?

One of the things you cannot often tell from looking at homes on the internet sites is how long it takes to get from that house to where you work. Does it matter? Depends.

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Commitment to Excellence C2EX

At a recent Suburban West Realtors Association board meeting, Linda Walters was touted as the only member of the association to achieve the C2EX Designation. Commitment to Excellence (C2EX), a program that empowers REALTORS® to demonstrate their professionalism and commitment to conducting business at the highest standards.

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A Day in the Life of a Main Line Realtor

A Good Day Times 3

A Good Day Times 3 for these Lucky Sage Buyers of a Main Line Mid-century home. What makes a good day in the life of this Main Line Realtor®? One where my clients are happy with some result I have obtained for them. Recently it was closing day for one of my clients. Actually, it was 3 clients. A mother, her son and her daughter-in-law.

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The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be able to secure a mortgage. The truth is that there are many programs available that let you put down as little as 3%. Those who have served our country could qualify for a Veterans Affairs Home Loan (VA) without needing a down payment.

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Main LIne Real Estate Issues

Delaware County's Tax Reassessment Project continues, crews working on the project are surveying more areas in the county. In March 2017 Delaware County was ordered by the Court to conduct a countywide property tax reassessment, effective for the 2021 tax year. Delaware County has set up a website dedicated to educating residents and answering questions regarding Delaware County's Tax Reassessment Project. The website includes a video presentation on the Tax Reassessment process.

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A Day in the Life of a Main Line Realtor

Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers.

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Why Are Pet-Friendly Homes in High Demand?

One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll attract these buyers, rather than alienating the 68% of American households that have a pet!

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Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth.

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Sage Realty LLC
37 West Ave, Suite #202,
Wayne, PA 19087
PA license # RB065378
Linda Walters
Broker of record:
PA license # RM419313