Sam Lepore's Blog Posts

Is It Time To Move 6 Telltale Signs

Most people dread the thought of moving, yet those same people love it when they move.Why? Most likely it’s emotional attachment and nostalgia for a beloved home. It’sunderstandable but yet a

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Four Steps To Finishing Your Basement

Dehydrate the spaceThe worst place to hang out is a damp and drippy basement. Inspect your basement first to be sure there are no obvious pools of water or leaks. A few more tests include:

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6 Secrets To Help Sell Your Home Faster

Looking to get out of your current home? Maybe you need to make a move soon, or need some more space ASAP. Whatever your reason for selling your home, getting it done fast takes some strategy.

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Easter Egg Hunts In And Around South Jersey

The Sam Lepore Group of Keller Williams Realty: Moorestown is pleased to present this list of family-friendly Easter activities for 2018. Click on each link to learn more and be sure to have some

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Avoid Costly Repairs With These Winter Maintenance MustDos

Failure to prepare your home for the upcoming winter months can have dire consequences on your wallet, as well as pose a safety hazard for others. Even those in warmer climates will want to be

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Wondering If A Fixer Upper Is A Good Investment

Homes needing a little TLC are going on the market in the midst of increased buyer demand, and regardless of how much work these homes require, they are selling quickly and at high prices. These-

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4 Ways To Be More Energy Efficient At Your Home

Everyone is looking to save on their home's energy costs, but many people do not know where to start or what steps to take to get the most bang for their buck. These four tips can be a great

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Fireworks In South Jersey

Fireworks displays will be held throughout the month of July around South Jersey.  Check them out here:FRIDAY, JUNE 30What: Independence Day FireworksWhere: Joseph Lawrence Park in

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The Sam Lepore Group Just Listed This Beauty

This amazing home was just listed by The Sam Lepore Group of Keller Williams Real Estate. The setting is amazing and you must see the backyard!Check out the photos here.Incredible Brick Cornell

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Great Ways To Pay Off Your Mortgage

It's a goal as cherished as early retirement. Everyone who buys a home for keeps dreams of the day they make their last house payment. Sadly, the majority of homeowners in the U.S. never even get

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The Whys And How Of Checking Your Credit Report

Your credit score is one of the most important tools you have at your disposal. A good score can help you out financially in several ways. Most utility companies will not charge a deposit if your

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4 Tips For Buying Kitchen Appliances

Whether an appliance is broken or you just want to give your kitchen a fresh update with new appliances, make sure you're prepared for the task that awaits you when looking for the most up-to-date

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5 Home Technologies To Look Out For In 2017

In 2017, your house will have a higher IQ than you do. Here are the five home technologies to watch for in 2017:1. Smart thermostatsIt can be a constant struggle to keep your home at a comfortable

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5 Bathroom Upgrades Under 1000

Is it time for you to upgrade your bathroom, but you don't want to break the bank? You don't have to settle for anything less than luxurious for your bathroom with these five bathroom upgrades$

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Download Sams Real Estate App For Your Phone

Hey guys-  Sam here.   Please download my new Real Estate app HERE   It is State-of-the-art and is light years ahead of Zillow, etc.    Outside of a house and need to

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Red Flags To Look For When Buying A House

Buying a home is an important and exciting time in one’s life. It is imperative to step back and look at the house leaving your emotions in check. While house hunting take into account such

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Great Home In Moorestown For Sale

The Sam Lepore Group has recently listed this charming home in Moorestown.   Stunning home set on one of the most picturesque streets in all of Moorestown. Completely renovated with high

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Tips For Surviving The Summer Road Trip

Those dog days of summer are almost upon us! With many of our kids being released from school for the summer, we immerse ourselves in visions and plans of quality family time during this

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NEW PRICE On 46 Goosepond Road Tabernacle

NEW PRiCE!  This Stunning Custom Estate sits on 49 private acres. It combines the best of privacy, incredible indoor space and expansive acreage. Sitting at The Head of Wading River, this home

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South Jersey Memorial Day Celebrations For You And Your Family

Memorial Day traditionally signifies the beginning of summer.  It is a day for picnics, barbeques and family gatherings.  It is a day to reflect on the sacrifices made throughout our

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Is It Wise To Consolidate All Insurance Policies With One Provider

The types of things you should or could have insurance for vary as widely as the types of coverage and plans that are available for you. The first thing you’ll want to do is review the assets that

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Outdoor Staging Will Help You Sell Your Home

When you are selling your home during the winter months there is not much you can do to highlight your outdoor spaces. But when the grass turns green and flowers are beginning to bloom take note to

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How To Boost Your Cell Signal At Home

You finally get that phone call returned that you have been waiting on all day and are well into your conversation and then it happens! Your cell phone fails and the call gets dropped. You’ve lost

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Important Tips To Keep Your Home Safe And Secure

This is the time of year when we start to spend more time outside, perhaps taking long walks or attending an outdoor event in town. We begin to look forward to those lazy days of summer! If a

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Planning And Planting A Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Southern New Jersey

Now that spring is officially upon us, many are dreaming of planting a vegetable garden to enjoying its lush harvest throughout the summer and into autumn.  If you already garden, you have

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The Pros And Cons Of A 15 Year Mortgage Vs A 30 Year Mortgage

When applying for a mortgage loan there are a number of decisions you will need to make. First you have to pick a lender and then decide which mortgage is right for you. You most likely will be

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The Ins And Outs Of Homeowner Associations

Homeowners' associations (HOAs) have rules and regulations by which home buyers must abide if they purchase a property within a community. These rules and regulations are designed to preserve the

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Keeping The Kids Busy During The Summer Months

Along with the enjoying the warmer weather, parents begin to make summer plans for their kids. Whether it’s an away from home camp experience or something that doesn’t include overnight stays.

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Outside Renovations That Bring The Best Return When Selling Your Home

Last week we talked about sprucing up the outside of your home after along winter of snow and cold weather. Today we’re going to look at which renovations bring the best bang for your buck on the

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March Is The Month To Prepare Your Lawn And Gardens For Spring

With warmer temperatures and (hopefully) no snow on the lawn and gardens now is the time to begin getting them into shape for the upcoming growing season. Not to mention that with the extra hour of

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Understanding The Appraisal Process

Now that you’ve received and agreed to the terms of your offer, you need to assure that the loan process goes smoothly and you are able to close your escrow on time.Often time’s things can go

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How To Prepare A Good Offer

You’ve found it! The home you’ve been looking for. In your mind you are already positioning furniture. But before jumping into an offer, there are several things to consider to likening the

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Things To Do Before You Pack For A Move

Ok, so now that you’ve either bought or sold your home, it is time to get organized and plan your move. As the time draws near to your actual moving day, things will get more hectic. A bit of

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Things To Consider Before Accepting A Job In A New City

We enlisted the help of Lynn Taylor, author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job,” to help us answer some questions you may have

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Tax Deductions For Homeowners

There are many perks to owning your own home. One of those is that ownership can really pay off at tax time. Don’t miss out on these deductions as a homeowner. Mortgage Interest Deduction

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10 Red Flags To Look For When Buying A Home

Buying a home is an important and exciting time in one’s life. It is imperative to step back and look at the house leaving your emotions in check. While house hunting take into account such

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5 Steps Towards ReEstablishing Your Credit

This is the year you decided to buy that first home.  You’ve done your research and have your things in order except one thing.  Your credit isn’t so great.  Rebuilding your

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Drawing Up Your Dream House

After you’ve narrowed down the number of potential neighborhoods that have the qualities you deem essential to your future stomping grounds, it’s time to draw up your dream house. Make a list

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First Time Home Buyer Part 2

Last week I shared 4 tips to help you succeed as a first-time home buyer. This week I am revealing my final 4 out 8 suggestions for you to consider as you are in the hunt for the perfect home to

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First Time Home Buyer Part 1

There is nothing like buying your first house. So for those of you who are still on the brink, here are 8 things that may help you be successful as a first-time house hunter! This week, I’m going

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Housing Recovery Complete In 2016

TransUnion: Mortgage market will completely recover next yearThe long, steady recovery from the housing crisis and the recession that followed is nearly over, with the consumer lending market,

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5 Mortgage Tips For FirstTime Home Buyers

Buying a house entails a lot of work. It requires a great deal of planning and preparation to ensure that all aspects are precisely what, where, and how they should be. If you are purchasing your

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WHY REAL ESTATE MARKET CONDITIONS MATTER

A Comparable Market Analysis (CMA) can tell you what buyers recently paid for homes similar to yours, but that's not all you need to know to choose the right listing price. You need to know

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8 Home Inspection Missteps That Cost Buyers Money

1. Not getting multiple recommendationsYour real estate agent might suggest a home inspector, and that inspector could turn out to be wonderful. But you’re the one buying the house, so make

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What To Fix Before Listing Your Home

Home selling is as difficult as buying a house. You have to be sure that your house would really sell and not just sit on listing websites. Moreover, to be able to sell like hot cakes, you should

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How To Stage Your Home During The Holidays

Traditionally the holiday season between November and January was thought of as the worst time of year to put your home on the market.  Even though the thought of putting your home on the

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Difference Between FHA And Conventional Loans

Here’s the primary difference between these two types of home loans:A conventional mortgage product is originated in the private sector, and is not insured by the

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Winterize Your South Jersey Home

With winter approaching homeowners are looking for ways to winterize their homes to provide comfort, safety, and cost efficiency.  The U.S. Department of Energy has predicted that we will

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13 Things To Do When Relocating To South Jersey

Are you relocating to The Garden State from out-of-state? Welcome! We’re glad to have you! There will be lots to do once you arrive. Here’s a checklist of 13 things you need to do when

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15 Halloween Fall Activities In Burlington And Camden Counties

Fall and all its wonderful “yumminess” is here! Thanks to sjmagazine.net, I’ve compiled a list of 15 Halloween / Fall Activities in Burlington and Camden Counties. From pumpkin picking and

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Are You Prepared If A Home Fire Were To Start In Your South Jersey Home

October is National Fire Prevention Month. Fire can strike without warning anytime, anywhere. Are you ready if a home fire were to start in your South Jersey home? You can be! The RedCross

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14 Important Steps To Obtain Financing For A New Home Purchase In South Jersey

Are you spooked about your ability to obtain financing for a new home purchase in South Jersey? Ease your fears. Follow these 14 important steps to obtain financing for a new home purchase.1. 

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4 Advantages Of Buying A South Jersey Home In The Fall

There are annual ups-and-downs in the South Jersey real estate market. Those ups-and downs are determined by three factors:How high or low mortgage interest rates areThe availability of homes to

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7 Key Pieces Of Advice To Consider Before Buying A Home In South Jersey

First-time homeowners, don’t you wish you would have known then what you know now? You know, before buying a home in South Jersey? Wouldn’t it have been great to “pick the brain” of

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Is Now The Right Time To Buy A South Jersey Home

Last week we answered the question, “Is Now The Perfect Time To Sell Your South Jersey Home?” But maybe you’re in the market to buy. Is it possible to determine if now is the right time to

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Is Now The Perfect Time To Sell Your South Jersey Home

Many choose to sell their South Jersey homes in the spring followed by early to mid-fall. That’s when buyers are looking. But you can choose to sell your South Jersey home at any time of year

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Significant Changes On Closing Day In South Jersey

On October 3, 2015, closing day in South Jersey will be easier on today’s home buyer. Significant changes to the new Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Truth in Lending Act (TILA)

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The Benefits And Drawbacks Of A Reverse Mortgage In South Jersey

If you watch TV, you’ve seen a celebrity talk of a reverse mortgage. A reverse mortgage (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM for short) is a type of home loan available to

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Does A Short Sale A Sweet Deal Make

A short sale is selling a South Jersey home for less than the amount the owner owes on their mortgage. In short, a short sale is a home in foreclosure. A short sale is a home owned by a bank (REO

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7 Ways To Win A Bidding War In A Sellers Market In South Jersey

If you’ve been house shopping lately, you know just how difficult finding a single-family home in a sellers’ market in South Jersey can be. Try these 7 ways to win a bidding war in a’

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10 Dos And Donts To Sell Your Home In South Jersey

Most of the nation’s markets are improving, and it’s a sellers’ market. For home buyers, interest rates are historically low. This combined with increasing home prices makes selling your

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How To Choose A Home Inspector For Your South Jersey Home

Don’t just hire the first home inspector you find on Google. Not every home inspector will properly inspect and then report a home’s defects. It matters that you choose a home inspector who

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Inconsistencies On Your South Jersey Mortgage Loan Application Spell TROUBLE

It’s important that the information submitted on your South Jersey mortgage loan application is accurate or complete. Even minor mistakes can spell trouble for you later when trying to obtain

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9 Valuable Home Improvements To Sell Your South Jersey Home

It’s a great time to sell, and you’ve decided to list your South Jersey home. You know it needs a few home improvements before listing it, but which home improvements and upgrades offer the

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5 HouseHunting Tips To Snag Your South Jersey Dream Home This Summer

Home buying and selling in South Jersey is in full swing, and it’s a seller’s market. A lack of inventory and first-time home buyer participation makes the competition fierce for today’s

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7 South Jersey Open House Tips That Will Pull In Potential Buyers

You’ve cleaned your home, and you’re maintaining it well. You’ve cleared the counters. The clutter is gone. You’ve listed your home in South Jersey, and you want it to sell. Why don’t

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South Jersey July 4 Fireworks In Burlington Camden And Gloucester Counties

Celebrate our country’s birthday with fireworks this Fourth of July! Where will Independence Day 2015 be celebrated in South Jersey? Find out here.In Burlington CountyBordentown FireworksJuly@

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5 Questions You Must Answer Before Choosing FSBO

To FSBO or not to FSBO, that is the question. It’s a sellers’ market, and you’ve decided to list your home. Anyone can sell a home, right? All you have to do is underprice it. Why not save

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Delanco New Jersey The Delaware River Jewel

Burlington County is home to New Jersey’s best-kept secret, a small river town named Delanco Township. It is tucked-away along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border in extreme

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How To Clear The Clutter Before You List Your Home

Don’t worry. Be happy. Clear the clutter before you list your home.Clearing the clutter is good for more than getting your home ready to list. It can quite literally change your life and your

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Enjoy Seafood At Firebirds During The Month Of June

The month of June is host to many national observances. National Seafood Month is one of them. I decided to write an article about one of Moorestown’s top-rated restaurants which serves.

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Homeownership Is Easier Than Ever

To many, owning a home means freedom, stability and security and investing.Freedom, to do what you want, when you want. All you need is time and money to go along with that great imagination of

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Flooding Is Your Home Waterproof

April showers bring May flowers …” and quite possibly flooding. Flooding can happen anytime, anywhere causing damage to your home and personal belongings. It doesn’t take much water to

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5 Essentials Needed To Create The Ultimate Mom Cave

What is a mom cave? It’s NOT the kitchen! New York designer Elaine Griffin defines a mom cave as “a space where the woman who nurtures everyone can go to nurture herself.” Woman caves

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10 Questions To Keep In Mind When Shopping For A Home

When shopping for a new home, you spend a lot of time online, go to a lot of open houses and talk a lot to your real estate agent. Why? Because you’re looking for the best home for the

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21 Appealing Housing Trends For 2015

The latest hot housing trends aren’t just fun. They can help set your home apart from others. They can cut down on maintenance or make your home greener. There are even techy new

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Top 10 Homeowner Tax Deductions

Tax season is upon us once again. If you are a new homeowner, congratulations! You are building equity, and that's a great thing. Did you know the government offers many tax deductions to new

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Can You Buy A HUD Home In South Jersey

Yes. As long as you qualify for a home mortgage loan insured by the local Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and have the cash or sufficient financing, you can buy a HUD home in South

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Find Easter Fun At These 2015 Easter Events In Southern NJ

This year Easter is Sunday, April 5, 2015. Easter is a great time for family fun with children. There are Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Parades, Easter Train Rides and other Easter Events to include

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Tips For Successful Gardening In Moorestown New Jersey

Spring has arrived in Moorestown, New Jersey, and successful gardening in  can be yours this year. Just follow these easy tips for a productive garden and that coveted green thumb.Planning

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3 Creative Ways To Realize The American Dream Of Homeownership

Homeownership is still the American dream. It’s been reported that 7 out of 10 renters said they would rather own a home than pay rent. But the reality of affordable homeownership remains a

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6 Things To Help Sell Your Home In South Jersey

Spring is the best time to sell your South Jersey home. Homebuyers with cabin fever have been searching the housing market online and are looking to buy in April, May and June before interest

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Home Repairs You Should Do Before Listing Your House

There is nothing more upsetting that to have negotiated a deal for the sale of your house only to be presented with a long list of repairs that have been found when the buys had their home.

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How To Get Home Buyers Excited

When you are selling your home, be sure to see it through the eyes of a potential buyer. Make sure that you do not overlook the features of your home that will make buyers very excited.Here are some

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Thank You To All My Clients

I am proud to announce that I was nominated as 1 of the Top Realtors in South Jersey by South Jersey Magazine.  Thank you to all my clients for voting for me again this year!  If you are

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Protect Your Home And Property In This Extreme Winter Weather

Winter is definitely upon us. Can you say “Blizzard 2015”? Here are some things you need to think about in this extreme frigid weather. Two important things to watch for in extreme winter

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Great Reasons To Buy A Home

There are still plenty of good reasons to buy a home. It is all yours. You can paint the walls any color you like, go get as big or small a dog as you want and you can renovate the entire house to

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Find The Real Estate Agent That Is Right For YOU

1. Talk to recent clientsAsk agents to provide a list of what they've listed and sold in the last year, with contact information. Before you start calling the names, ask the agent if anyone will be

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Household Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Not every household repair requires a professional. If you have the right information, instructions and a few tools; you can do it yourself and avoid the really BIG repair bills. Here are some

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Thinking Of Buying A Home

If you are thinking about buying a home, you also need to think about applying for a mortgage. You might be surprised at the amount of documentation you will need to accomplish this process. The new

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Online Marketing Will Serve You Well

According to the National Association of REALTORS 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Home Sellers,89% of all buyers used the internet some time during their home search and76% used it frequently during

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Be Safe During The Holiday Season

The holidays are here.  We are all making preparations, attending parties and decorating our homes and yards.  This is all great fun, but we should always keep home safety in mind during

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Listing Your Home During The Holiday Can Have Advantages

Listing your home in South Jersey during the holidays can have advantages.  Here are a few things for you to consider:•    Houses really do show better with holiday!

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Holiday Activities In The South Jersey Area

There are lots of special events happening in our area this holiday season.  Here a just a few:Old Fashioned Christmas in Cape May – This is an exhibit of holiday traditions through the years

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Just Wanted To Say Thank You

To All my Family, Friends, and Clients-As November nears its close, and our thoughts turn to the Thanksgiving Holiday, it is my sincere wish that you may gather with friends, family, and neighbors

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Get Your Thanksgiving Football Fix

The 7th annual Moorestown Charitable Works Club (MCWC) Flag Football Tournament is happening on Friday, November 28th at Wesley Bishop Turf fields.  The tournament will take place no matter

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Make Your Home Stand Out In The Long Cold Winter

Listing your home during the winter months has some challenges.  For one thing, there fewer hours of daylight to show off your home, so you will need to put some effort into making it really

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New Listings In Moorestown Marlton And Mount Laurel

Check out all the most recent listings in our area now!   Click here to see all the new homes for sale in Moorestown, Marlton and Mount Laurel NJ.Need to see any other towns?    

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How To Prepare To Sell Your House

Selling your home is a process.  There are many things that go into making this process a success.  Try to look at your home through the eyes of a potential buyer.  If you notice any

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How To Choose A Real Estate Agent

1. Talk with recent clientsAsk agents to provide a list of what they've listed and sold in the last year, with contact information. Before you start calling the names, ask the agent if anyone will

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DIY Household Repairs

Not every household repair requires a professional. Armed with the right information/instructions and a few tools you can do it yourself and avoid the really BIG repair bills.  Here are some

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How To Prepare To Buy Your First Home

The time has come; you have decided to buy your first home.  The decision is made, but how do you prepare for this big step?  There are many things that you need to know to prepare for

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Ways To Make Your Home Marketable

There are many things you can do to make your home more appealing to potential buyers. Here are some things to think about:•    A fresh coat of paint can work wonders. It will

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Staging Can Help You Sell Your South Jersey House

Thinking of selling your South Jersey house? Staging your home can make a big difference in your success.    Walk through each room of your home and look at/critique it from a

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How To Make Potential Buyers Really WANT Your House

There are many things that you can to do make your property appealing to buyers.  Below are ten things that will help you make buyers really WANT to buy your house:•    Look at

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Things That Home Buyers Get Excited About

When you are selling your home, be sure to see it through the eyes of a potential buyer.  Make sure that you do not overlook the features of your home that will make buyers very excited.Here

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Aerial Video Of This Great Home For Sale In Moorestown

Sam Lepore recently listed this AWESOME home in Laurel Creek.  Incredible Home overlooking the 6th Green and Fairway at The Prestigious Laurel Creek Country Club! Step into this home and

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Thinking Of Applying For A Mortgage

If you are thinking about buying a home, you first need to think about applying for a mortgage.  You might be surprised at the amount of documentation you will need.  The new qualified

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Signs That A Neighborhood Will Be The Next Hotspot

Are you thinking of buying a new house and want to live in an up and coming neighborhood? Here are some ways to tell if the area you are looking in is going to be the next “hotspot”:• 

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Buying In A Neighborhood That Is Ideal For You

The right neighborhood helps your home hold value and makes it easy to sell when you have/want to move.  Make a list of what you want and do not want in a neighborhood and shop for the

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Croft Farm In Cherry Hill

Croft Farm was once a working mill and farm. It was also a stop on the Underground Railroad during that era.  This site has played an important role in the growth of Southern New Jersey for

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Trampoline Parks The Latest In Family Fun

Want to have a new family adventure? Round up the entire family and head out to SkyZone. Those who want to jump at Sky Zone must purchase the $2 slip-grip "SkySocks" — they aren't permitted to set

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Summer Fun Family Movie Night

Summer is all about having fun.  Here is a great summer activity for kids of all ages.  The Moorestown Community House is hosting Family Movie Night every Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm

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Fourth Of July Celebrations

Summer is in full swing.  The Fourth of July is on Friday this year, so that means a long holiday weekend for most people.  Here is a list of the Fourth of July celebrations in our:•&

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Why Use Online Marketing

According to the National Association of REALTORS 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Home Sellers, 89% of all buyers used the internet some time during their home search and 76% used it frequently

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Great New Listings In The Area

The link below will show you many of the JUST LISTED homes in the area.   There are homes available in many areas and in many price ranges.  These homes are located in places like

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My New Office Rocks

The following was in The Moorestown Sun on May 22nd:Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc., the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, has announced that its

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Home Makeover Sweepstakes

Memorial Day has passed, so it is now on to the days of summer. The Courier-Post is sponsoring a Home Makeover Sweepstakes through July 7th.  This would be a great way to get some updates done

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Memorial Day Celebrations

Memorial Day traditionally signifies the beginning of summer.  It is a day for picnics, barbeques and family gatherings.  Here are some of the events taking place in our area to celebrate

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New Bakery Opening In Moorestown On May 21st

The Moorestown Corner Bakery Café will open at 400 West Route 38 on Wednesday, May 21st. The bakery will be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Here are some of the specialties they:•&

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New Town Hall In Moorestown Opens May 19th

Moorestown has announced that the Township Administrative Offices that are currently located at 2 Executive Drive, will be relocated to the new Town Hall at 111 West Second Street on May 19, 2014.

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The Mews At Laurel Creek

Moorestown made the New Jersey Monthly’s 2013 list of Best Places to Live in New Jersey. It is the Top Town in South Jersey.  There are many options for living in prestigious Moorestown. One

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Mortgage Rule Changes In 2014 Qualified Mortgages

Here are the features of Qualified Mortgages (QM):•    QMs cannot have any of the following loan features:o    An “interest only” period, when a consumer pays

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I Am Now With Long And Foster Real Estate

I am proud to announce I am now with Long and Foster Real Estate. Making a move is a big decision and was not easy at all.   Founded in 1968, Long & Foster has grown from a single,

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Easter Egg Hunts In South Jersey

One of the first signs of spring is the arrival of Easter, so get outside and search for some eggs.  Here is a list of some the Easter Egg Hunts in our area:•    Moorestown -

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Voorhees A South Jersey Town

Voorhees never had a downtown section where residents and visitors could go to eat, shop and play.  The town was made up of several small sections with no central gathering area.  Over the

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Check Out My New Listing

I just listed this home in Centennial Mill.  Amazing home in the best 55 and Over Community around!Feel like you are on vacation everyday in this immaculate home. Beautiful Hardwood,

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Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program

The grants are provided to towns for community-based projects to improve the quality of life in New Jersey. This program is intended to help local governments make progress toward a sustainable

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Governor Christie Comes To Mount Laurel

Governor Chris Christie will return to Mount Laurel for a town hall meeting on Thursday, March 13th. He was last there in October 2012 at the Mount Laurel YMCA. At that time, he was just winding

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Warrior Entrepreneurs Get Assistance From A NonProfit Organization

The Jonas Project is an organization that has been set up to specifically help this special group of service members. These men and women already have a proven track record of mission-focused

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Moorestown High School Presents Its 2014 Spring Musical

The Moorestown High School Theater is presenting their 2014 Spring Musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on February 27th, 28th and March 1st.  There will also be

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The Marlton Womans Club

“You can’t do all the good the world needs, but the world needs all the good you can do.” This is an anonymous quote on the website and brochure for The Marlton Woman’s Club. The club was

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Mount Laurel Township Property Revaluation Program

The Burlington County Board of Taxation has ordered a revaluation program.  This program has been approved by the State of New Jersey, Division of Taxation and will be implemented for the

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First Friday Networking Event

The First Friday Networking Event for the month of February will take place on Friday, February 7th from 8 - 9 am at The Bistro at Haddonfield, 59 Kings Highway E.  This event is hosted by The

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Protect Your Home And Property In This Extreme Cold Weather

So far, this has been a winter we will all remember.  We have not seen temperatures like this for many, many years.  There are a few things you need to think about besides getting

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Biggest And Most Rewarding Fund Raiser Ever

I am very proud that my office, Pat McKenna Realtors, has announced one of our biggest and most rewarding fund raisers.  The entire office has agreed to donate $100.00 per transaction to two

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Walk With The Mayor At The Cherry Hill Mall

On next Wednesday morning, January 15th from 8 am to 9 am, you can take a brisk 2 mile walk with the Mayor and Township Officials around the Cherry Hill Mall.  This is a part of the Mayor’s

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Mortgage Rules Are Changing In 2014

If you are thinking of buying a home or refinancing your current mortgage, January 10, 2014, could be an important date for you this year.  The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is in

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Tips For Selling Your Home During The Winter Months

Listing your home during the winter months has some challenges.  For one thing, there fewer hours of daylight to show off your home, so you will need to put some effort into making it really

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Have Fun And Be Safe This Holiday Season

The holidays are here.  We are all making preparations, attending parties and decorating our homes and yards.  This is all great fun, but we should always keep home safety in mind during

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Great House In Moorestown New Jersey

I have a listing in Moorestown, New Jersey that I just have to share with everyone.  First, a little bit about Moorestown.  It is situated at the crossroad of Southern New Jersey with

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Reasons To List Your Home During The Holidays

Listing your home in South Jersey during the holidays can have advantages.  Here are a few things for you to consider:•    Houses really do show better with holiday!

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Nothing Says Thanksgiving Like Football

The 6th annual Moorestown Charitable Works Club (MCWC) Flag Football Tournament is happening on Friday, November 29th at Wesley Bishop Turf fields.  The tournament will take place no matter

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Dining In Moorestown Is Getting Really Exciting

Some new eateries are opening in Moorestown in the very near future. The Moorestown Mall will be the epicenter of most of the activity.   The first new dining experience will be

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Your Child Can Go To School In Another District In Your Area

New Jersey has a great program that allows students to enroll in a public school in a district outside of their resident district without any cost to their parents.  New Jersey’s

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Prepare Yourself To Buy A Home

If you are currently renting an apartment or home in the South Jersey area, you may be considering buying a home.  Buying a new home can be very exciting, but it is very important that you

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Considering Adoption Check Out The Burlington County Animal Shelter

Have you been considering adding a new member to your family? Here is an opportunity for you to show up and let your new pet choose you!  The Burlington County Freeholders are pleased to

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Check Out The Live Where You Work Program

The Live Where You Work (LWYW) Program is available in the South Jersey area.  It might be great for you if you are thinking of buying a home in the same town where you work.  It allows

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Head Out To A Local Farmers Market

Now is the time of year when there are farmers’ markets all over South Jersey.  The harvest is in.  There are tons of fresh, wholesome foods available everywhere.  There is

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Single Stream Recycling Is Coming To South Jersey And That Is A Good Thing

When the single stream recycling comes to Burlington County in May of 2014, most residents will be able to put all recyclables (cans, bottles, cardboard and paper) in that one big blue cart that

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Developer Seeks Input From Moorestown Residents

The word on the street is that a developer is looking at the former Lenola Auto Mall property in West Moorestown.  This property, which is now mostly an empty field, has been vacant for many

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Check Out The Evesham Harvest Fest

Fall festival time is here in South Jersey.  Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to attend the Evesham Harvest Fest.  The festival will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013, rain or

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Steps In The Home Buying Process

The home buying process can be very scary and complicated, but with the support of a great Realtor you can maneuver the process with relative ease.  There are many steps to this process, so

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How To Choose Your South Jersey Real Estate Agent

You could choose a real estate agent by simply going online or looking in a local South Jersey directory and randomly picking a name that you like.  Though this option is simple, it is

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EVESHAM WOODS New Construction In The South Jersey Area

In one of my last posts I covered the importance of using a realtor to represent you when you are buying new construction in South Jersey.  A New Construction Specialist has the knowledge

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What You Need To Know When Buying Your First South Jersey Home

The time has come and you are ready to buy your first home in Moorestown, Cherry Hill or another South Jersey neighborhood.  The decision is made, but now what?  There are many things

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Ten Things To Do To Make Your South Jersey Home More Appealing To Buyers

There are many things that you can to do make your South Jersey home appealing to buyers.  Below are ten things that will help you make buyers really WANT to buy your house: 1. 

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Why You Need To List Your South Jersey Home With A Realtor

When you are selling your home in Moorestown, Cherry Hill or other communities in South Jersey, it may be tempting to try it on your own.  Real estate transactions are one of the biggest

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Reasons To Use A Real Estate Agent When Buying New Construction

Looking for a new home in the Moorestown area?  After looking at the inventory of currently available homes, you decide that going with a new build is right for you.  Unable to contain

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Canton Custom Homes Breaks Ground For 12 Single Family Homes In Moorestown New Jersey

As a Moorestown New Jersey real estate expert I am excited to let you in on the newest development coming to our town.  The Landing at Moorestown is being planned by Canton Custom Homes. It

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