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What your Builder Wishes you Knew

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on January 16, 2019 in  Real Estate Advice  Remodeling
Are you considering major home renovations? Here are a few things that will make your Builder/Contractor smile and maybe make the process a whole lot easier.   Do your homework You don’t even make dinner reservations until you cross reference the reviews on Yelp and Open Table – shouldn’t you spend some time checking the reviews on the builders you will be speaking to? The time it takes to come to the property and give you a quote is time he or she will not be making money. Have your q... read more
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The title sounds a little flippant but sufferers of seasonal affective disorder know the dread that comes with first drop in temperature. Once the holidays, with the hustle and bustle (and Christmas lights), is done those long moths of January, February and March stretch coldly ahead. There are some things that you can do to your house in order to help get through those long winter months. 1.    Wash your windows every single Autumn. Before the weather gets too cold wash every single window i... read more
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Volunteering in Bucks County - Help with Housing and more

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on December 12, 2018 in No Category
Bucks County Housing Group Bucks County Housing Group (BCHG) works to advance the interests of people with low-moderate income and people in crisis through the provision of affordable housing and related social services. In the mid 1970’s, a group of concerned community members noted that there was a growing number of homeless individuals in Bucks County, and they lobbied for the county government to support the establishment of a homeless shelter in Bucks. The first homeless shelter... read more
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1. Walkability - Everything is just steps away Many retirees choose to age in place—to avoid moving and remain in their homes as long as possible. Older adults socialize more when living in walkable neighborhoods. According to the EPA, in an age-friendly walkable neighborhood or town, regular social interaction is possible, convenient and more frequent. The American Journal of Public Health published a study published a study that reveals older people living in walkable, mixed-use neighborhood... read more
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