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Monthly Archives: September 2010

    Existing Home Sales Rose 7.6% in August 2010!

    By Tom Toole | September 28, 2010

    Sales of previously occupied homes rose 7.6% in August from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.13 million per a statement from the National Association of Realtors, according to  July was the worst month for sales in 15 years, so this is welcome news in the real estate industry. High unemployment and a... Read More

    New Listing in Bella Vista

    By Tom Toole | September 23, 2010

    Gut rehabbed row home in Bella Vista now available!  1 block from South Street and 1 1/2 blocks from Broad!  2 beds, 1 bath home with central air and a framed out basement waiting to be finished!  Granite counters and stainless steel appliances in kitchen. Home is located at 612 S. Clarion Street, Philadelphia, PA... Read More

    10 Great Reasons to Buy a Home

    By Tom Toole | September 16, 2010

    Many people are getting sick of the doom and gloom surrounding the real estate markets right now (I am one of them).  The consumers and media tend to forget about all of the great reasons to buy a property.  Brett Arends of The Wall Street Journal wrote a great article today about the reasons people have bought... Read More

    Mint Condition Havertown Twin Now Available

    By Tom Toole | September 15, 2010

    Just listed – 1206 Harding Drive, Havertown, PA 19083.  Offered at $184,900.  This home has been completely updated throughout.  It is truly mint condition.  Get more information  and view pictures under my FEATURED LISTINGS section: Call me at 610.692.6976 for a private tour or more information. Read More

    Pending Home Sales Rise 5.2% in July

    By Tom Toole | September 2, 2010

    According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the Pending Home Sales Index (a forward looking indicator) rose 5.2% to 79.4 based on contracts signed in July 2010.  The June 2010 index came in a 75.5.  However, the July 2010 index is still 19.1% below July 2009.  This data reflects contracts and not closed sales,... Read More

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