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By Dawn Bricker | Broker in Winslow, NJ
  • Taking your Home off the market till Spring.....Wait...Read This First!!

    Posted Under: Market Conditions in Berlin, Home Selling in Berlin  |  September 29, 2010 11:36 AM  |  1,509 views  |  No comments

    It always amazes me that as we pull in to the later part of the year, many homeowners, still sitting on the fence about selling their property, decide to wait until the next year.  Before you make, what could be a serious financial mistake, please take into account some very valid points for sticking it out and deciding to sell in the last quarter.

     

    1. Law of Supply and Demand:   Economics 101:   Supply decreases (fall and winter) prices rise. Supply increases (spring) prices decrease.

    2. You Know, You Look and Smell Terrific:  Why, thank you very much! All that cinnamon and baking yum!!  Pines and mums and candles!  Wow, you even cleaned the place because your in-laws are coming in for the holidays. (That and the fact you hadn't cleaned the place all summer.) But, we won't tell! It looks awesome now!!

    3.  How Low Can You Go:   

    Seller: The rates are what??

    Agent:  Hovering around 4.5%!

    Seller:  Are you kidding me?? So you think they will be around what percent next year?

    Agent:  Educated guess.....HIGHER!  (oh and that means the buyer affords less and you also afford less if you go on to purchase another home)

    4. Quality versus Quantity:  Yes, I am telling you that people look at houses during the fall and winter.
     Yes, the real estate market does not know anything about seasons. What we do know is if anyone is looking for a home around November or December they must be motivated! (Motivated meaning....living with in-laws or in a refrigerator box) This also mean no tire kickers or professional lookers, they are too busy doing other things.

    5. It Is All About The Schools:  For some reason home sellers always think when people move they change school districts. That can't be further from the truth. Most homebuyers stay within the same school district and their children undergo no duress in the move. There are however some exceptions: people that are moving because of the school district and those that are being relocated. And for those people, staying put is not an option.  

     

    So before you pull that house off them market, take a break or decide to wait till Spring.... your neighbors may be doing the same thing, and that is the perfect time for you to take advantage of less inventory as well as other factors to help you succeed in your move. Please call me for a free marketing consultation, and Together we can decide on a late year marketing plan is for you!!

     

     Because a New Home for the Holidays may just be the best Gift Ever!!

     

     

    Respectfully yours,
    Dawn V. Bricker
    "Referrals are the biggest compliment that I can receive from you!!"
    Century-21 Reilly
    39 N Route 73
    Berlin, NJ 08009
    phone: 856-767-1776
    Cell: 609-937-1553
    email:
    dawnbricker@comcast.net

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  • Open House Bonanza

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Clementon  |  August 11, 2010 8:07 AM  |  1,409 views  |  No comments

     

      Look for Century 21 Signs and Balloons to Guide You to your Dream Home

     

    Century 21 Reilly will be hosting an Open House Bonanza in the communities of Lindenwold and Clementon, New Jersey on August 15th, 2010. From 1-3 pm a variety of houses throughout each community will be available for all buyers to take a tour.

     

    With housing  inventory high and mortgage rates at historical lows, there could never be a better time to take the step towards homeownership.

     

    Below is just a sampling of the homes that will be available to tour that day.

     

    601 9th Avenue, Lindenwold- Priced at $184,352

    144 W. Park Avenue, Lindenwold- Priced at $199,900

    117 Chews Landing Road, Lindenwold- Priced at $144,900

    13 Coventry Ct, Clementon- Priced at $107,000

    Century-21 Reilly
    39 N Route 73
    Berlin, NJ 08009
    phone: 856-767-1776


     

  • Spend A Great Night With The Family

    Posted Under: Entertainment & Nightlife in Camden County  |  June 6, 2010 3:44 PM  |  1,442 views  |  No comments

    Please Join The BCCAR Community Outreach..
    ..A Night At The Camden Riversharks
     

    June 17th, 2010......7:05pm

    Help Support a good cause and enjoy Penn State Pride Night, A great baseball game, and the Revitalized Camden WaterFront.
    What a special way to spend the time with your favorite Dad or Grad as well as the whole Family.

    Tickets are priced at $10, (which is a discount off the $12 face value)

    There are only 200 reserved seats for the BCCAR event, so please join us for this special event and help out the Community Outreach Program as they raise funds for projects through out the Camden and Burlington County Areas.


    Camden Riversharks versus the York Revolution


    Please contact me for information on where tickets can be purchased.

  • Steal ME!!!!!!

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Voorhees  |  May 29, 2010 12:49 PM  |  1,438 views  |  1 comment

    Been Looking for that special place, and you have become frustrated? This may be your chance for redemption. Yes, this 2bed 1 bath condo is eagerly looking for its new owner. Priced to sell at $89,900 (and read it here, not a short sale)

    Property is in need of some TLC and the new owners personal touches, Convenient to the New Town Center, the Library and public transportation
  • This One Is A KnockOUT!!

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Cherry Hill  |  April 28, 2010 3:18 PM  |  1,507 views  |  No comments

    308 Victor Avenue, Cherry Hill NJ 08002

    Open House Sunday May 2nd from 1-4pm

    Sellers have meticulously maintained this split. They hate to leave it, but there loss is your gain. This Home is a knockout and features new tile flooring, updated kitchens and baths, refurbished hard wood floors and more.
    Open and airy floor plan is perfect for entertaining.
    Take a chance and stop by, you will be delighted

    Dawn V. Bricker
    "Referrals are the biggest compliment that I can receive from you!!"
    Century-21 Reilly
    39 N Route 73
    Berlin, NJ 08009
    phone: 856-767-1776
    Cell: 609-937-1553
    email:
    dawnbricker@comcast.net
    http://www.facebook.com/dawn.bricker
    twitter.com/dawnbricker
     





  • Open House...Be the First to Preview

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Blackwood  |  April 21, 2010 11:16 AM  |  1,509 views  |  1 comment

    Don't miss out to be the first buyer to preview this new listing. Priced to sell @ $189900...this 3-level townhome in the Players Place section of Valleybrook is looking for a new owner. The current owner hates to leave it and there are so many wonderful reasons why. Recent updates to the first floor and baths, great location (across from Pool and tennis courts) front patio that sits on large grassed area with view of golf course.

    Open house is April 25th from 2-4pm....Come out and see!!
    2906 Wimbledon Way, Gloucester Twp, NJ 08012
  • Want to Be Famous???

    Posted Under: General Area in New Jersey  |  March 29, 2010 4:24 PM  |  1,452 views  |  No comments

    ALWAYS WANTED TO BE ON TV?

    Here's your chance! The Burlington Camden County Association of Realtors (BCCAR) recently received a request from an Associate Producer for a television production company. They are one of the country's leading producers of non-fiction television, and are the creators of A&E Television Network's recent hit series HOARDERS. They are specifically looking to clean up a BIG mess involving (some examples):
    1.) Restaurant or grocery store that has failed a health inspection and has been shut down and/or abandoned
    2.)Property that's been damaged by vandals or animals
    3.)Rehabilitation of a farm, residence or business damaged by a flood and/or destructive natural disaster and requires a complete "muck out"
    4.)Foreclosedhomes or properties that's been occupied by trespassers or squatters.

    Contact me for Details......You could be the next big tv star!

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