Spring Gardening Tips

April 15th, 2021

Spring Gardening Tips

Spring has sprung and that means gardeners are dreaming of summer blooms and fresh veggie harvests. Now’s the time to plan and prep for warm weather color, scents and tastes.

Gardening experts Thompson and Morgan offer these Top 10 Tips to prepare your garden, including ordering seeds and bulbs, tidying up flower beds, removing garden pests, moving dormant shrubs and more. Proven Winners offers another 10 Essential Spring Gardening Tasks such as inspecting all garden areas for winter damage, addressing hardscaping issues, testing and feeding your garden soil, and pruning flowering shrubs. Whatever your gardening goals, we wish you sunshine, warmth, hours of happy toiling and the rewards of a beautiful bounty come summer.

Not-So-Obvious Benefits of a New Home

April 8th, 2021

Most buyers who prefer a new home over a previously owned home will cite the benefits of energy efficiency, new appliances and customized upgrades. But there not-so-obvious benefits that could also persuade you to go for new construction. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) details benefits you may not see in the builder’s sales brochure Read More...

Own a Paone Without the Wait!

April 1st, 2021

Can’t wait to own a beautiful, quality-built Paone home?  A quick-delivery home is currently available at our newest community, Plymouth Valley Estates. This beautiful Charleston model offers 4 bedrooms, 2.1 bathrooms, a roomy open floor plan and luxurious amenities. It’s painted, finished and ready for one lucky family to move in and enjoy Read More...

Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets

March 10th, 2021

Sometimes it’s the little things that make mealtime fun.  Like these kitchen gadgets you never knew you needed – but will never want to be without. Good Housekeeping offers 43 cool items you will absolutely love.  Our favorite? The Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner, a must-have that easily steam-cleans your microwave oven Read More...

Resolved to Organize? Here’s How.

March 3rd, 2021

With the pandemic keeping kids and parents stuck at home, things around the house may have become a bit messy. Maybe you made a New Year’s resolution to get things organized. If you’re having trouble with your motivation, here’s help. Larissa Runkle offers 6 Ridiculously Easy Organizing Resolutions You Can Actually Stick to This Year Read More...

Don’t Do This After a Mortgage App

February 24th, 2021

Applying for a mortgage can be a complicated process. What many home buyers don’t realize is that although you may be on sound financial footing when you complete your application, there are actions you could take after your application that could jeopardize your mortgage approval. This article from NerdWallet explains what you should NOT do, including applying for new credit, missing credit card or loan payments, making any large purchases, switching jobs or making large deposits without creating a paper trail Read More...

Wish-Lists Fulfilled

February 17th, 2021

Everyone has their own wish list for the perfect home.During these stay-at-home, pandemic times it may be more and more apparent that the home you currently occupy doesn’t ring all your bells. If that’s the case, check out this virtual tour of Sal Paone’s newest, single-home community Plymouth Valley Estates Read More...

Make a List. Check It Twice.

January 6th, 2021

If a new home is on your holiday wish list, and you’ve been very, very good this year, your dreams may come true. Our newest community, Plymouth Valley Estates, is a great choice. But, there’s another list you might want to consider as you think about your new home selection.  That’s the list of very frequently asked questions we encounter from our buyers Read More...

Home for the Holidays

December 30th, 2020

Looks like we’re all staying home for the holidays this year.  But, that can be a good thing with these ideas from Houzz for creating a fun and festive holiday.  Their ideas include getting creative with decorating, celebrating outdoors and making the most of virtual gatherings with friends and family Read More...

Let there be light

December 23rd, 2020

Holiday lights are beckoning, and there’s no better way to treat the family to a safe and festive outing during this strange pandemic time. Living in the Greater Philadelphia area offers a great advantage with light shows on display at multiple locations both in the city, and in the neighboring ‘burbs Read More...