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When is the best time for selling your Pittsburgh home

When is the best time for selling your Pittsburgh home or condo? Spring is always the most active months for buyers and more buyers means the best time to get top dollar for your home. Landscaping shows best in the spring when tress and shrubs are in bloom. 2013 has become a “sellers” market for the first time in over a decade! The Pittsburgh real …

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5 Tips to Sell Your Home Quickly

Keller Williams Realtors and The Caplan Group understand the importance of first impressions when selling a home. Creating curb appeal and other tips will help sell your home quickly and for a higher price. Some things are less obvious but can have a big influence on a buyers first impressions. Fowl Odors: We love our pets and many home owners are accustom to the smells …

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Tips For Pittsburgh PA First Time Home Buyers

Purchasing a first home in Pittsburgh or anywhere in the county can be a stressful process especially if you haven’t purchased a home before. Here are some tips for first time and all home buyers that can help make their purchase go as smoothly as possible. #1 Step number one is to find an experience Pittsburgh Realtor who works in the niche areas you are …

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Shadyside’s Best Upscale Restaurants

Shadyside’s best upscale restaurants. Whether you are new to Pittsburgh have lived in the “Burgh” for years, it’s always good to know the local favorites when it comes to dining in the Shadyside. Residents of Shadyside appreciate the variety of upscale restaurants and dining options. Pittsburgh’s east end offers a diverse range of dining options and price points. Here are a few of my favorite …

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Pittsburgh LERTA Tax Abatement Encourages Downtown Living

Pittsburgh LERTA tax abatement encourages downtown living. Local Economic Revitalization Tax Act District (LERTA) was created to improve the economic and business climate of certain residential and commercial districts by lessening the tax burden on new development. Many Downtown Pittsburgh residents have enjoyed all of the benefits of living downtown while also enjoying a big savings in taxes with this abatement. New construction condo and …

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Downtown Pittsburgh Real Estate Market Conditions 2013

Downtown condos inventory remains very low. There are currently only 6 condos listed for sale under $300,000 and only 4 listed under $250,000. Demand is strong for purchasing and many investors are considering purchasing in Downtown Pittsburgh with rentals in high demand in many neighborhoods.

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Steps for Pittsburgh Home Buyers

Steps for Pittsburgh Home Buyers. Knowing the first steps to take when buying a first home in Pittsburgh will help buyers find the best home with the shortest amount of time and effort. Most Pittsburgh home buyers don’t know were to begin when starting the search for a home. While there are mortgage calculators on-line that show an estimate they don’t replace the need and …

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Choosing the best Pittsburgh Realtor to Sell Your Home

How To Choose The Best Pittsburgh Realtor It can be difficult choosing the best Pittsburgh Realtor to sell your home. Pittsburgh Realtor’s are often chosen solely on the recommendation of a friend or an ad in the newspaper. Choosing the right agent can save you time, effort and aggravation in finding the perfect home at a price you can afford or selling your home quickly …

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Shadyside PA 15232 Homes Sales The Last 7 Days

Shadyside PA 15232 Single Family Home Sales The Past 7 Days: 5 homes sold in the past week in Shadyside. They range in price between $1,169,500 and $290,000. Many people think December is a slow month in real estate. This is a misconception and December is actually always very active. During the holidays many families have time off from work and are able to take …

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Great Review of Squirrel Hill Neighborhood

Cool Squirrel Hill Neighborhood Review. I found this review on TripAdvisor.com about the Squirrel Hill neighborhood and I couldn’t resist sharing it with you.  I think this kind person nailed it when it comes to his description of  the Squirrel Hill neighborhood.  Having lived in a lot of different cities over the years and traveled to a lot more, it’s easy to foget when I come home …

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