Blue Bell Real Estate Blog

  • Your Home and Town Influences Market Value

    BY Angela Morsa

    Although the recently released NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) illustrated decreases from April's 273 to 258, news throughout the United States continues to bode well. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) even feels con...

  • Is DIY Safe For You and Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Are you a “Do-It-Yourselfer” when it comes to making repairs and improvements to your home? May is National Home Remodeling Month and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers are using increased seasonal awareness to outline r...

  • Determining the Landscaping for Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Improving the landscape around your home is not just about good looks. Home value can also increase with fine-tuned and maintained landscaping. Before hiring a landscape designer to reconstruct your home, it's helpful to compile a list of questions. ...

  • Preparing to Sell Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Leaping into the sale of your home may work for some, but most home sellers would rather take it slow. Questions on pricing, staging, the current market, and all the steps involved in your home sale are bound to be a bit worrisome. The right agent c...

  • Mortgage Rates Make Your Home Buying Easier

    BY Angela Morsa

    The average fixed mortgage rate dropped again last week, according to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), providing more buying power and incentive if you are seeking to buy your home. The 30 year fixed decreased to an average 3.41% with ...

  • Being Credit Smart With Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    The housing market and what it means for your home is definitely a hot topic of late.  No matter where you turn, you can catch an "expert" discussing historical growth, the housing "bubble" or market scarcity and options for buying and selling your...

  • Loving the Mom in Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you want to find the perfect gift for your Mom or wife this year, it’s time to start thinking (and be sure to avoid buying something useful for your home)! The list below outlines some traditional gif...

  • Good News For You and Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Inventory may be down, but that doesn't mean you won't be able to buy your home. If you have been seeking to purchase a home and have been disheartened by the lack of available properties, cheer up, more inventory may be on the way! According to rec...

  • What Style and Size Will Your Home Be?

    BY Angela Morsa

    As you search for a home, your home, what matters most? Do you like a wide expanse or prefer less of an area to clean? Is your budget wide open or better suited to a condo or town home?  Is the ability to control your decor options paramount on your...

  • Vacationing Away From Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Warmer weather and cloud-free skies may have you dreaming of leaving your home for a vacation. No matter where you choose to journey for your break away trip, take the time to make preparations to your home before leaving. A few smart steps towar...