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…]

Montgomery County Budget Cuts Threaten Our Parks!

budgetIt’s out…the proposed 2012 Montgomery County budget.  Good news is, no tax increase for residents.  Bad news is, some of the finest parts of the County are in jeopardy of losing their funding or being completely eliminated!   [Read more…]

Proof You Can Buy a Home with Only $300!

no moneyWe have been taught that when you see something that seems too good to be true, it usually is.  Most of the time this is the case,however, this one is REAL!  You see the advertisements about how you can buy a home with $0 money down, but you hear the media talk about how hard it is to get financing.  How can this be? Is this just a bait and switch ad?  No, it is very true and I will prove it! [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…]

Fall Festivities in Montgomery County

Pumpkins merrymeadI love summer!  Unfortunately, it does not last too long in our area, at least it seems to fly by.  However, fall isn’t too bad.  And from what I hear, it is a favorite with most people.  So what is it that makes fall so special?  Apple cider, cinnamon sticks, hayrides, caramel apples, pumpkin picking?  Well you can find all of those things occurring right here in Montgomery County, PA! [Read more…]

Stupid, Crazy Laws in Pennsylvania…Seriously!

do not enterWith all that is going on in politics today, some would say certain members of our local, state, and even national governments are absolutely crazy in their thinking.  How did they get elected?  Well, they did, and it is not the first time, nor will not be the last.  So here is a list of laws that are supposedly in effect in Pennsylvania that are, to say the least, a bit dumb! [Read more…]

The Future of Towamencin

Future of Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, PA

Future of Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, PA

The “Bridge From Nowhere To Nowhere”.  We have all heard about his at some point over the years.  A few years ago, PENNDOT widened Forty Foot Road to be 4 lanes wide with a center turn lane.  During the process, they constructed a huge pedestrian bridge that was very controversial in the Township because it did not connect anything!  It currentlygoes from field to field and no one uses it.  Many people saw this as a waste of money and the village of Kulpsville, right off of Exit 31 of the Northeast Extension of Route 476, was up in arms.  Well, that will soon be changing. [Read more…]

PA Seasons – Fall, Winter, Road Construction!

road_workHow many detours can one person take?  It seems that everywhere you go, there is some type of road construction going on.  309, Sumneytown Pike, the Turnpike, 202, etc.  I am sure that this is all being done to increase traffic flow and ultimately, increase time home with our families.  However, WTH is going on?  Well, here are some highlights of area projects that are temporarily clogging up the roadways and forcing us to use “the backroads”.

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