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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Green topics- green remodeling

 Green remodeling is the hottest business opportunity to hit the remodeling {retrofit} market in years according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) as energy efficiency, environmentally responsible remodeling techniques, materials and strategies are being used by an estimated 65-85% of remodelers. The NAHB estimates that 125 million homes in the US, the vast majority lack energy-efficient features but that the average customer is willing to pay almost $9,000 upfront for better energy efficiency. (NAHB 2008) Read more NAHB Remodelers statistics at

How to save hundreds of dollars every year

Charimen's Report - Are we there yet?

Summer 2011 Report

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Green topics - green building

The Department of Energy’s online Consumer’s Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy states that many builders across the country have found that energy efficient and solar houses will sell faster, at up to twice the rate of their conventional counterparts. (The Durango Telegraph, June 19, 2008)

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Green topics - Green Cities

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s top ten green cities for 2010:

  1. Los Angeles, CA,
  2. Washington, DC,
  3. San Francisco,
  4. Denver, CO,
  5. Chicago, IL,
  6. Houston, TX,
  7. Lakeland, FL,
  8. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX,
  9. Atlanta, GA,
  10. New York, NY

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Open house in Springfield

Imagine, 2 story 3BR 1BA beautiful brick colonial home with a lovely large lot and the asking price is only $235,000. I will be here until 3pm or later. If you are running late text me at 6104200498. I will wait for you. It'll be worth your while. It is a lovely home. One owner took great deal of pride in regularly maintaining it. You will see.

Friday, June 3, 2011

House Prices in Our Area

House Prices in Philadelphia Area year 2000 to date...
Word from our Larry Flick...

The press has done it again — with the release of the latest Case Shiller Home Price Index they used data from the worst parts of the country to make a point that housing prices are back to 2000 levels.  Have you seen the Wall Street Journal article?  If not, here is a link:

Remember that Philadelphia is NOT included in the Case Shiller composite index that is released to the press.  In our area, prices are NOT at the 2000 level! 

I’ve completed charts with the same data as those you’ve seen in the news, but these are for OUR market areasplease  note the counties listed in each metro area.  Yes, prices have come down since their peak in 2007 but you can clearly see that our area’s housing has remained an incredibly sound investment.