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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Here is an easy recipe for homemade cranberry sauce that will take 15 minutes  from start to finish 1 cup of water 1 cup of sugar1 pack of rinsed cranberries add a teaspoon of vanilla to the water Put water and sugar in a saucepan and heat together stirring on medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Slowly add the cranberries and turn up the heat once the heat is boiling quickly turn it down to medium for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. you will hear the skins pop. Be careful (if you want to add raspberries now is the time ) mix and remove from heat . Let it cool it will thicken into a beautiful sauce refrigerate or serve warm - You will never eat canned again Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends, family, and especially my clients 
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Here are some wonderful Steals and Deals for the Thanksgiving Holidays that you can pick up! This one is for ladies and men who use Perricone MD skin care they are offering great deals on their products. You will not see the discount until you put it in your cart to check out as there are limited quantities. You can also use the code extra50 - I seemed to get a better discount on what I was purchasing without the code so check first. You can always take out the code. Great deals Black Friday Shop I Love Dooney You can get some beautiful handbags and totes for as low as $99 and great key chains in selected colors that they call pebble grain coin purses as low as $29. These make wonderful gifts for special people and will last for years to come. These gifts are a Steal of a Deal  be sure ...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Time to write my Thankful post and this week what comes to my mind is that I am really and truly Grateful for Active Rain, especially the wonderful friends I have made over the years. I am not going to name them for fear I will leave even one of them off the list.They have cheered me on when I have achieved listing and sales.  They have read and encouraged my writing the so important market reporting. The market reports have helped me achieve the status of the neighborhood expert. Many members also encouraged me to send out just sold and listed cards and shared their own success in doing so. Knowing that this helped them to succeed in their market gave me that extra push to also do it in mine   There are members of Active Rain that will show you how to do video marketing They even creat...
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By Susan Mangigian, Chester & Delaware County Homes, Delaware and Ches
(RE/MAX Preferred, West Chester, PA, RS152252A)
In my series of there's a day for everything, I found out that today is National Take a Hike Day!I have missed several days of celebrating the various national days because I have been hit by the Covid bug and I wish it would take a hike!  Fortunately, I have a very mild head cold version of it but it does wipe you out.In Chester County, there are so many beautiful hiking trails.  You can find them here.So, if you are feeling healthy, get outside and take a hike!Cover Photo by Holly Mandarich on Unsplash 
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes For Sale in Springfield, Delaware County, PA as of November 14, 202216 Active ListingsPrice Range $318,000 - $1,250,00026 Houses Pending Sale Sold in Springfield October  2020 2021 2022 # Sold 33 29 17 Average Days on Market 32 15 27 Minimum Price Sold $175,000 $260,000 $250,000 Maximum Price Sold $467,000 $585,000 $640,000 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)Smedley Park Springfield PAGolf View 55+ Community in Springfield PA If you want experienced agents to help you with your real estate needs, give us a call/text/email.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes For Sale in Media, Delaware County, PA as of November 14, 202211 Active ListingsPrice Range $219,900 - $1,075,0005 Houses Pending Sale Sold in Media in October  2020 2021 2022 # Sold 8 6 5 Average Days on Market 60 14 19 Minimum Price Sold $137,500 $195,000 $165,000 Maximum Price Sold $565,000 $600,000 $1,495,000 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)Media, PA is the County Seat of Delaware County.  Its motto is "Everybody's HomeTown".   If you want experienced agents to help you with your real estate needs, give us a call/text/email.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes For Sale in Middletown Township, Delaware County, PA as of November 14, 202222 Active ListingsPrice Range $225,000 - $1,249,00036 Houses Pending Sale Houses Sold in Middletown Twp October 2020 2021 2022 # Sold 17 23 20 Average Days on Market 46 33 19 Minimum Price Sold $267,500 $243,000 $250,000 Maximum Price Sold $818,720 $950,000 $950,000 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)Middletown Twp is part of Rose-Tree Media School District.If you are looking for experienced agents to help with your real estate needs,give us a call.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes For Sale in Parkside, Delaware County, PA as of November 14, 20223 Active ListingsPrice Range $148,000 - $280,0002 Houses Pending Sale Houses Sold in Parkside October 2020 2021 2022 # Sold 7 6 3 Average Days on Market 116 9 7 Minimum Price Sold $125,000 $180,000 $156,000 Maximum Price Sold $225,000 $290,000 $171,000 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)Parkside PA is part of the Penn-Delco School District.Looking for experienced agents?  Give us a call.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes For Sale in Brookhaven, Delaware County, PA as of November 24, 20228 Active ListingsPrice Range $275,000 - $375,00010 Houses Pending Sale Sold in Brookhaven in  October 2020 2021 2022 # Sold 15 26 9 Average Days on Market 18 9 16 Minimum Price Sold $76,000 $110,000 $174,000 Maximum Price Sold $379,900 $400,000 $442,500 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)Brookhaven PA is part of the Penn-Delco School DistrictIf you are looking for experienced agents to help with your real estate needs,give us a call.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes for Sale in Upper Providence Township, Delaware County, PA as of November 14, 20225 Active ListingsPrice Range $279,900 - $1,489,00015 Houses Pending Sale Sold in Upper Providence Township October 2020 2021 2022 # Sold 10 13 6 Average Days on Market 7 50 22 Minimum Price Sold $258,000 $320,000 $350,000 Maximum Price Sold $767,000 $935,000 $871,590 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)Providence Animal CenterUpper Providence Twp is part of Media PA zip code 19063.Providence Woods SubdivisionThe Providence Animal Shelter is always in need of supplies.  If you want experienced agents to help you with your real estate needs, give us a call/text/email.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes For Sale in Delaware County, PA as of November 14, 2022632 Active ListingsPrice Range $25,000 - $13,950,000817 Houses Pending Sale Sold in Delaware County  in October 2020 2021 2022 # Sold 780 708 521 Average Days on Market 34 21 21 Minimum Price Sold $16,000 $37,500 $24,000 Maximum Price Sold $3,400,000 $5,800,000 $2,900,000 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)55+ Communities in Delaware County PAAre You Really Ready To Buy A Home? If you want experienced agents to help you with your real estate needs, give us a call/text/email.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Residential Homes For Sale in Aston, Delaware County, PA as of November 14, 202214 Active ListingsPrice Range $40,000 - $1,200,00026 Houses Pending Sale Sold in Aston in October 2020 2021 2022 # Sold 33 28 18 Average Days on Market 38 15 15 Minimum Price Sold $109,000 $115,000 $220,000 Maximum Price Sold $435,000 $510,000 $735,000 (info Bright MLS various brokers/agents)Aston PA is part of the Penn-Delco School District.If you want experienced agents to help you with your real estate needs,  give us a call/text/email.
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
My last post about doors, did not show the whole doorway.  It is worth a look.  Such artistry.A door in Norristown PA 
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Let's take a quick; look at what is available and what has sold in Delaire Landing Gated Condo Community Available now including coming soon are three units Coming soon : 2BR 2Bath unit 2nd floor 1348 Sq' updated w/balcony on market date Nov 17th price $255,000For sale: 1BR 1Bath first-floor unit 816 Sq' assoc paid monthly $297 Price $199,000For sale: 2BR 1bath First-floor unit 992 Sq' assoc monthly $332 tenant occupied until 12/31 would stay There have been three SOLD units in the last forty days SOLD:  2BR 1 bath first-floor unit updated kit- 992 Sq' assoc monthly $355 -SOLD price $225,000 -DOM 10 SOLD: 2BR 2Bath - 2 nd floor, 1240 Sq' -Balcony - assoc monthly $390 updated unit Sold price $230,000  DOM 13 SOLD: 3BR 2 bath unit elevator building 2nd floor 1538 SQ' monthly assoc  $532 i...
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By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Yesterday when I was walking Jackie we saw this very large drone. It has six motors/propellers. It was moving slowly over the land that has been being prepared for the next phase of building at Big Elk. This area will have a number of single family ranch homes.I talked with one of the workmen and he said this drone was sowing grass seed, but I also heard from a neighbor that they were doing a laser survey. Well as you can see in the photo above they were filling it with something, which I thought looked like seed. It moved very slowly, not far above the ground and it supposedly helps them when sowing seed in hard to reach places around culverts etc.The workman we spoke with said the drone cost about $50,000 and there is a larger one too which costs $100,000. So, I am thinking this may b...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
I have this little friend I am so grateful each day for her love.  A companion that follows me everywhere. She is small and beautiful. She is unusual as she follows me without a leash when I take a walk outside. My neighbors are amazed especially those that also have a pet like her. If you did not see her picture you may have thought it was a dog. For those of you that know me, it is Cleo my Siamese cat. She does not wander she even sat when she saw a squirrel sitting on a bench I said no stay there she sat and watched. She may walk ten or five feet away but never further from me. If I say home she walks in front of me and goes home. Mind you I never really go very far from home. The man Arnold who lives in the unit above me is fascinated when he watches Cleo. He also has a cat and says...
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By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Sometimes I read articles by real estate gurus advising potential Sellers to paint their front door a particular color. The author of the article insists that some colors are better than others and are sure to bring in a buyer quickly and at a high price.I can understand giving such advice, because the front door can set a tone for what might be inside.Beyond the color, if the door appears to be neglected in any way; peeling paint, hard to unlock door, hard to turn the door knob once unlocked, then the door sticks, so it needs to be pushed….you get the idea...this can set a tone unconsciously in the minds of a buyer. They may think, well gosh if the front door is really neglected, what else is neglected inside the house?So yes the color may play a factor, but it is the care of the front...
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By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Another week showing the same trends we have been talking about for the past few weeks.Closed sales, 1610  down compared to a year ago by 15.7%, and 5.1% down compared to a week ago, which is not surprising given that most people settle at the end of the month on their home purchase. Why you ask? Because it means they pay the least amount of interest at settlement as this is the only time you pay interest in advance, the rest of the mortgage term you pay in arrears. Which is why after you settle you get a one month break before you start paying your mortgage.New purchase contracts at 1412 shows a drop of 34.3% compared to a year ago and 2.3% down compared to a week ago.New listings 1448, are down 21.9% compared to a year ago and actually at their lowest level for the past few years, and...
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By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376
(HomeStarr Realty)
Let's look at what is happening in Baker's Bay Gated Waterfront Condo Community in the last thirty-five days. What is available and what has sold?One unit is available at the present time  as of 11/07 /2022  For Sale: 1 BR 1.5 Bath in the Midrise 1441 Sq ft a 2nd-floor unit $577 assoc fee with a balcony that has a river view $244,900SOLD in Midrise Elevator Building one unitsSold: 1 BR 1.5 bath 1441 Sq' 6th-floor unit $548 assoc fee Tiled balcony facing club House  Price $224,900 DOM 17 Sold Bakers Bay Garden Section three units Sold: 1BR 1.5 Bath 1255 Sq'  2nd Floor unit den, fireplace  +balcony, assoc fee $428 price $189,900  DOM 14 SOLD: 1BR 1.5 bath first-floor,1381 Sq' unit den Fireplace, assoc fee $471, Sold $225,900 DOM 19 Sold: 2BR 2BR condo first-floor unit 1381 SQ, fireplace,a...
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By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
These signs are all along the path of the Camino De Santiago de Compostela, they tell you how far you have to go once you real Galicia, before that the signs can be a little hit and miss, but they provide valuable feedback as to whether you are on the right path and going in the right direction. This one is actually at Finisterra on the coast and is the very end of what is known as the Camino de Finisterra which runs from Santiago de Compostella, I walked this extra distance and found this to be the most emotional moment for me.How does this relate to real estate and gratefulness. This past week, I had two buyers I am currently working with me send me feedback which I found extremely helpful and encouraging. Firstly, we can all think we are good listeners, but we need someone to actuall...
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