Blue Bell Real Estate Blog

  • Downsizing? Here’s How

    BY Angela Morsa

    Whether it’s because your kids have left for college or you’re preparing for retirement, many homeowners choose to downsize at some point in their lives. Making the move from a large home to a smaller one can be both liberating and challenging. I...

  • What to Expect on Closing Day

    BY Angela Morsa

    You searched for and found a house. You put in an offer that was accepted. You applied for a mortgage, got a home inspection and completed what seemed like a thousand other tasks, all in preparation for closing day. If you’re a first-time homebu...

  • Keep Your Home Show Ready – Even With Kids!

    BY Angela Morsa

    When you’re selling your home, keeping it spotless for showings can be tough. But making sure it stays clean, especially when you have kids, can seem downright impossible. But there is hope! By having a plan and sticking to it, you can keep your ho...

  • How to Survive Your Home Sale

    BY Angela Morsa

    Let’s be honest – living in your home while you have it on the market can be tough. Not only do you need to keep it spic and span at all times, but you also have to be ready to show it on a moment’s notice. This can cause quite an upheaval in y...

  • Etiquette of Installing a Privacy Fence

    BY Angela Morsa

    Do good fences make good neighbors? They can, as long as you follow the proper etiquette when installing a privacy fence. If you’ve just purchased a home and would like to fence in your yard, follow this advice to stay on good terms with your new n...

  • Pros and Cons of Buying a Fully Furnished Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    Are you a first time homebuyer nervous about adding the cost of furniture to your big move? Or perhaps you’re thinking of buying a vacation home, but don’t want the added expense of furnishing it? Maybe you’re a busy professional who needs to...

  • Curb Appeal on a Budget

    BY Angela Morsa

    Spring is just around the corner. If you’re getting ready to put your house on the market, that means it’s time to add a little pizzazz to the exterior. First impressions count in real estate, and making your home look inviting on the outside wil...

  • What Are Home Sellers Required to Disclose?

    BY Angela Morsa

    Are you gearing up to sell your home? Then you should know that there are certain things you are legally required to disclose to potential buyers. If you don’t, you could find yourself in legal or financial hot water. While disclosure regulations v...

  • Buying Solo? What You Should Know

    BY Angela Morsa

    The number of people buying a home on their own is on the rise. Are you one of them? While it may seem daunting to purchase a property solo, it is certainly far from impossible. In fact, it could be a smart financial move if you have a steady incom...

  • How to Sell Your House When You Work From Home

    BY Angela Morsa

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly one quarter of employed Americans work from home. Innovations in technology coupled with a changing economy have made it easier than ever to do your job from the comfort of your own home. And whil...