Blue Bell Real Estate Blog

  • Do You Dream of Building Your Home?

    BY Angela Morsa

    In an effort to be in the know about trends relating to your home, I consider it a good business practice to follow real estate news. When coursing through headlines, I came across one that captured my attention. "Architect to build home using 3-D pr...

  • Prep Now to Entertain Outdoors at Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    No matter where you live, outdoor entertaining at your home increases in importance as the weather warms. Adding a patio or balcony to your home can allow a quick escape from the daily cares of life and also is a way to truly enjoy your outdoor lands...

  • Finding Your Home Taking Too Long?

    BY Angela Morsa

    Seasoned home buyers and first time home buyers have something in common. It may take a while to find your home. In fact it could take months. According to the 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, a report compiled by the National Association of...

  • MarketPulse Report Suggests Good News for Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Interested in selling your home? If so, California based information analyzer CoreLogic® predicts you're in good shape. A recently released report showed a 7.5% increase in the Home Price Index (HPI®) in 2012 and predicted yet another increase...

  • MarketPulse Report Suggests Good News for Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Interested in selling your home? If so, California based information analyzer CoreLogic® predicts you're in good shape. A recently released report showed a 7.5% increase in the Home Price Index (HPI®) in 2012 and predicted yet another increase...

  • Being A Good Neighbor Starts in Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    In talking with a friend about her recent cross country move, I was reminded of how delightful it is to give and receive service. Perhaps you had a similar experience when you purchased your home. Maybe you’ve been the helpful neighbor yourself. Ei...

  • Tax Credit Extensions Could Affect Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    If you thought you no longer qualified for tax savings on improvements done in 2011 or 2012, you've had a reprieve. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended residential energy tax credits for existing energy efficient homes retroactively, me...

  • Short Sale Relief Continues for Your Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    If you have been considering a short sale for your home, you’ll be excited to know that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 was extended through the end of 2013. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extends mortgage cancellation r...

  • Surviving Disaster in Your Home with a Generator

    BY Angela Morsa

    A quick look over the last few years has more than a few homeowners concerned about natural disasters and power outages. With cold weather quickly approaching (and some predicting an impending end to the world), it is important to take steps to ensur...

  • 2013 and Your Home – What Lies Ahead

    BY Angela Morsa

    Have you been wondering what changes and developments in the 2013 housing market will mean for your home? If so, you're not alone. A series of  predictions  published on December 10, 2012 by Frank Nothaft, Vice President and Chief Economist of Fre...