2011 Housing Market Stats for Montgomery County PA

Market statsHappy New Year!  Here we are at the end of another year in Montgomery County.  So how did the real estate market fair this year?  Check out this end of year wrap-up video for the details. [Read more…]

It used to be Mainland, now, look out for tumbleweeds.

MainlandThe zip code was 19450.  The town is called Mainland.  Situate between Towamencin and Harleysville on Sumneytown Pike, Route 63, just off of exit 31 of the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike, this quaint, cozy little village had a daily traffic count of 22,000 cars a day.  Pretty good exposure for a small town.  Well, that has changed rather quickly! [Read more…]

Montgomery County Market Update

MarketStatisticsDo you watch the news?  All that you see about housing these days is how horrible the real estate market is.  Why does everyone always focus on the negative?  Oh yeah, ratings.  They prey on the bads news; maybe in some weird way it makes us feel better about ourselves.  However, what is happening in one neighborhood, in one city, in one state, does not represent what is happening across the country as a whole! [Read more…]

Use Your IRA to Buy Real Estate!

house on moneyWith the stock market taking a crap, yet again, why not use what is left in there to earn a great return in real estate?  There are two ways to take advantage of your retirement now, rather than wait for it to recover what it lost, hopefully by the time you retire!  This all depends on how much is left in there! [Read more…]

Buy And Sell Real Estate Without Ever Paying Capital Gains!

1031 exchange2In my humble opinion, real estate is a much better investment than the stock market.  One of the reasons has much to do with taxation.  A wise man once said, “It is not how much you make, but how much you keep.”  This phrase is very true and therefore, I would like to introduce you to a way that you can buy and sell real estate, without ever having to pay capital gains taxes, yet still utilize the profits! [Read more…]