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Is the Housing Market Going to Crash?

Is the Housing Market Going to Crash?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 08/7/22

Yes, there’s lots of speculation about the housing market right now. But crazy headlines and talking heads only affect your lon...

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Why Are People Moving Today?

Why Are People Moving Today?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 08/2/22

Buying a home is a major life decision. That’s true whether you’re purchasing for the first time or selling your house to fuel ...

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 The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 08/1/22

If your home doesn’t meet your needs, this may be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

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How to Tackle Today’s Real Estate Market as a Seller

How to Tackle Today’s Real Estate Market as a Seller

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 07/14/22

Once you’ve hired a great agent, follow these suggestions to assure a quick sale of your Greater Philadelphia or South Jersey h...

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 If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical

If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 07/13/22

Not only will a trusted real estate advisor keep you updated and help you make the best decisions based on current market trend...

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Top 15 Restaurants in Fishtown, PA

Top 15 Restaurants in Fishtown, PA

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 06/25/22

The best cuisine in one of Philadelphia’s trendiest neighborhood.

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Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation

Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 06/23/22

Where Experts Say Home Prices Are Going

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 Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up

Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 06/14/22

Are you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the biggest question on your mind may be: if I sell now, where will I ...

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Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice

Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 05/23/22

The need for clear, trustworthy information and guidance is crucial

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If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 05/20/22

Homeowners have a great opportunity to sell their house and receive the best terms for their personal situation.

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How Today’s Mortgage Rates Impact Your Home Purchase

How Today’s Mortgage Rates Impact Your Home Purchase

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 05/10/22

If you’re planning to buy a home, it’s critical to understand the relationship between mortgage rates and your purchasing power.

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Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 05/6/22

Here are three things that can help give you the information you need to confidently pursue your dream of homeownership.

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Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 04/25/22

If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted.

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Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today’s Homebuyers

Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today’s Homebuyers

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 04/19/22

Being intentional and competitive are musts when buying a home this season.

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Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 04/14/22

Using a tax refund is a common tactic for buyers and sellers

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The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You

The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 04/8/22

Many consumers are wondering what will happen with home values over the next few years.

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What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home

What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 04/5/22

To get you started, here are a few things experts say you should plan for along the way.

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What’s Happening with Mortgage Rates, and Where Will They Go from Here?

What’s Happening with Mortgage Rates, and Where Will They Go from Here?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 04/1/22

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has increased by 1.2% (3.22% to 4.42%) since January of this year.

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The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner

The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/29/22

If you’ve been putting your move on the back burner waiting for the ideal time to sell, you should know your golden window of o...

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What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/25/22

If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether you want to buy a home that’s already on the market or build a ...

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The Many Benefits of Homeownership

The Many Benefits of Homeownership

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/22/22

Here’s a look at a few of the non-financial and financial benefits of owning a home.

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Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?

Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/17/22

To make an informed and powerful decision, the first step is understanding what’s happening in today’s housing market so you ca...

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This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden Opportunity

This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden Opportunity

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/15/22

Purchasers are eagerly waiting for your house.

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How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/11/22

To help you navigate bidding wars with multiple offers, an expert real estate advisor is key.

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How Global Uncertainty Is Impacting Mortgage Rates

How Global Uncertainty Is Impacting Mortgage Rates

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/8/22

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you’ll want to keep a pulse on what’s happening with mortgage rates.

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Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row

Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 03/2/22

Real estate has been on a winning streak for the past eight years, consistently gaining traction as the best long-term investment

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The Top Indicator if You Want To Know Where Mortgage Rates Are Heading

The Top Indicator if You Want To Know Where Mortgage Rates Are Heading

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 02/7/22

Understanding the mechanics of the treasury yield isn’t as important as knowing that there’s a correlation between how it moves...

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Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 01/31/22

When there’s strong demand for an item and a limited supply of it available, the seller has maximum leverage in the negotiation.

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Why Pre-Approval Is Key for Homebuyers in 2022

Why Pre-Approval Is Key for Homebuyers in 2022

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 01/26/22

With rising home prices and high buyer competition, it’s crucial to have a pre-approval letter prior to making an offer

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Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?

Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 01/21/22

The number of buyers searching for a home greatly outweighs how many homes are available for sale.

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What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?

What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?

  • Stephen Moore
  • 01/17/22

Greenwood Park & Ashton Leas

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How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?

How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 01/10/22

Unless specified by your loan type or lender, it’s typically not required to put 20% down.

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The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past Year

The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past Year

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 12/31/21

A homeowner’s equity helps build long-term wealth over time.

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When a House Becomes a Home

When a House Becomes a Home

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 12/27/21

It’s clear that owning a home makes financial sense. But lately, the emotional side of what drives homeownership is becoming in...

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What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?

What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 12/20/21

If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing market, you may be wondering how strong your investment will be. You mig...

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How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market

How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 12/6/21

The game of chess can provide incredible lessons to apply to all aspects of life, including the homebuying process.

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Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 12/2/21

As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market.

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Sellers: You’ll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season

Sellers: You’ll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 11/18/21

Are you thinking about selling your house right now, but you’re not sure you’ll have the time to do so as the holidays draw near?

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Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 11/8/21

With forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar t...

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Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable

Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 10/22/21

It’s true that it’s less affordable to buy a home today than it has been the last few years. However, it’s more affordable to b...

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Looking To Move? It Could Be Time To Build Your Dream Home.

Looking To Move? It Could Be Time To Build Your Dream Home.

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 10/21/21

While today’s supply of homes for sale is still low, the number of newly built homes is increasing.

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What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market?

What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market?

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 10/14/21

The truth is, high demand and low supply are what’s driving up home prices in today’s housing market. And while prices may incr...

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As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth

As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 10/12/21

Equity is the difference between what you owe on the home and its market value based on factors like price appreciation.

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Looking for a Place To Call Home? Consider a Condominium.

Looking for a Place To Call Home? Consider a Condominium.

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 08/11/21

If you’re a first-time buyer looking for a starter home or are someone who’s interested in downsizing, it may be worth consider...

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4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure

4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 07/22/21

“The likelihood of us having a foreclosure crisis again is about zero percent.”

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Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.

Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 07/15/21
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Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 07/8/21

Home equity has always been a powerful wealth-building tool, and homeowners continue to see their financial stability increase.

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Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 06/8/21

If you’re considering selling your house, don’t wait for more competition to pop up in your neighborhood.

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How to Buy & Sell at the Same Time.

How to Buy & Sell at the Same Time.

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 05/15/21

10 options we have seen buyers successfully use to buy and sell in today's competitive market.

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How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2021

How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2021

  • Anthony D'Alicandro
  • 05/8/21

If you’re planning a transition into a smaller home, the twin trends of low mortgage rates and rising home equity can kickstart...

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