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Not on the list: Every Thursday evening, starting around 7pm, join me as I host World Tavern Trivia on the Patio/Tiki Bar outdoors at Petrizzo's Italian Restaurant in Bushkill. It's always a great time! Petrizzo's also offers live music every weekend, and Johnny P. also puts on a fantastic fireworks extravaganza on the 4th of July! Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
Saw Creek Estates is made up of single family homes but it should be noted that there are two separate townhome Associations inside of Saw Creek, Mill Pond and The Falls, that share some of the amenities of SCE but have their own rules and fees. There really is something for everyone here in this gated, amenity-rich community in the Eastern Poconos. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Members of your school board determine where your property tax dollars are spent, the quality of the education provided to children, AND how much your school district collects from you in taxes! Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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All landlords with residential rental properties in Stroud Township are required to register tenants with the Township every year by May 31. You must also report any tenant changes or vacancies within 30 days. There is no fee for this.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Whether you are looking for wide open vistas or prefer a wooded creekside setting, you may be able to find your perfect home or weekend getaway in Saw Creek. Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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No matter where you live or stay in the Poconos, you aren't far from outdoor adventures and now that the weather is breaking, it's time to get out and enjoy it! This weekend I checked out Tumbling Waters Trail, one of six trails at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC). Getting there is easy as it is a short and lovely drive north on 209 toward Dingman's Ferry.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Sure, we are all in business to earn a living, but the most professional of us, those dedicated to upholding the ideals in the Code of Ethics and the tenets of a thriving, healthy marketplace, continually work to stay current on issues, educate ourselves about our industry. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Each real estate purchaser has his or her own priorities when it comes to selecting where to buy. There are a lot of great reasons people choose the Poconos. Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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The Board of Directors of the Penn Estates Property Owners Association wisely decided to address the concerns around fences within the community and have approved a new set of regulations which allow property owners to erect fences.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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...Further, the report found that seventy-eight percent of these buyers agree that now is a good time to purchase real estate and around half of them found the mortgage process to be not difficult or easier than expected.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Office/Professional/Retail space, about 1,100 sf, available in Strawberry Fields Plaza (next door to Vinnie D's Deli & Catering), Eagle Valley Corners, East Stroudsburg. Lease includes sign space on busy Business 209. Plenty of parking. Update 4/29/13: Rent reduced to $1,300/mo... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Another bright spot in the data for this part of the Poconos is the number of transactions that are closing, 1669 in 2012, the most we've seen since 2008!! See the chart below for historical data on this. More transactions is great news and will hopefully lead us out of this slump that we've been in.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Penn Estates sales data gathered from the Pocono Mountains Association of REALTORS’ Multiple Listing Service on July 17, 2012. Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2012 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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It is tough to be a listing agent in the Poconos these days. With home values in some areas reaching almost 10-year lows, advising clients about selling their properties is not always pleasant. The realities of the marketplace mean there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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2/19/13 Update: This home has sold. It closed in February of 2012 for $148,000. The seller paid $8,800 toward the buyer's closing costs. If you are looking to buy or sell vacation property in the Poconos, please contact the author... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Ahhh, statistics. So much fun. As President of the Pocono Mountains Association of REALTORS, I get a lot of calls from journalists and business leaders in the Poconos looking for home sale trends in our area. Lucky for you, I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2011 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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The number of home sales in the Monroe County Poconos in 2010 is off by about 7.5% from last year and 15% from 2008... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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It was a beautiful Pocono day today, perfect for touring vacation home buyers through two of our nicest recreation communities, Arrowhead Lakes and Big Bass Lake. We hit BBL at about noon and visited their pool not long after. As... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2010 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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(This is really just me testing the Typepad blogging app on my iPhone. ) Kimberly (left) buying Patti's (right) house in Northgate Estates, Stroud Township. Taken at the closing table on Friday, June 28, 2010. This was a smooth and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2010 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Houses in The Hamlet tend to be unique, rustic yet full of modern comforts, and very charming, appealing to those looking for a change of scenery from Manhattan or other urban areas.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2010 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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May 20, 2010
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Here's one more reason to visit the Penn Estates Community Open House this Saturday... Open 12 - 4pm, April 24, 2010 164 Kensington Drive Beacon Hill Section Penn Estates The classic Pocono Contemporary, perfect for use as a vacation getaway... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Attention Pocono Home Buyers! The Penn Estates Real Estate Committee cordially invites the general public to our first open house of the year. Saturday, April 24, 2010 12pm to 4pm Come and check out our beautiful community and visit some... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at Poconos Real Estate Blog
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Check out these Pocono Mountains Open Houses on Sunday, 4/11/10, 1-4pm Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2010 at Poconos Real Estate Blog