Restaurant week starts this Sunday (10/22/17) in Newtown Borough and lasts until Thursday (10/26/17), this is a great chance for everyone to try a few restaurants that have peaked your interest. The restaurants offer their delicious plates at a discounted price, and concoct special menus in celebration of the week.
Restaurant go-ers beware on Tuesday, we are expecting to experience a mighty cold front with 10-15 mph winds and a whole lot of rain. If you are brave enough to feast during the front, be sure to park close and run fast; you'll be thoroughly rewarded with a dry, comfortable, and quiet dining experience on Tuesday. While most will be taking shelter with a home cooked meal or... [Read More]
Finally! We've reached that time in the Fall when temperatures are bound to decrease with each passing day, plummeting into the low 20's by December. I say finally because I cannot stand the hot, humid weather of our late summer. I know many people who prefer it, to each his own. Bucks County has a fairly moderate winter, considering that Colorado can see temperatures plummet into the low -20's (that's 40 degrees cooler!). As long as it's cooler than comfortable for us, and under 32 degrees for our house; there are a few seasonal practices that we should all consider.
Popular mechanics posted an article outlining 19 pro-active winterizing projects that can decrease the energy your... [Read More]
Fannie Mae Homestyle Renovation Loans for Homeowners & Investors
The Fannie Mae Homestyle Renovation Loan is a great option in today’s market where inventory is limited. It opens up a wider range of homes to buyers if they are willing to live through the renovations. While that isn’t necessarily easy you could end up in the neighborhood you want with a home you’ve personally renovated to your tastes which can be hard to come by.
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Conventional Loan with a minimum 5% Down Payment
Maximum Loan Amount $424,100
Maximum Renovation Cost is 50% of the future value after renovations. This added... [Read More]
It's that time of year again, where pumpkins & spices take over our favorite foods, crisp air wafts into our noses, and trees celebrate the diversity of colors that mother nature effortlessly produces.
You guessed it, i'm talking about Fall! We can say goodbye to the humid days of summer and hello to Pennsylvania's perfect bonfire, hayride, & soccer season. Newtown and it's neighbors offer a myriad of traditional & unique Fall celebrations. I've selected few festivals to spice up your first weekend in the new season.
3rd Annual Dragon Boat Festival 09/23/17
While the slots are full for enthusiastic paddlers, spectators are welcome and attendance is free!
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Pickering Manor in Newtown, PA hosted it's first ever, open & outdoor group yoga session on August 26th. Taught by Alison Gilheany of Yogasphere and Smoothie King offered free Watermelon hibiscus smoothies. What a neat way to wrap up the summer, Pickering Manor plans to continue hosting this Yoga event because of the great turn-out and success of their very first.
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Welcome to 1904 Covington Road in the wonderful community of Makefield Glen. This second floor Portsmouth Model is in a great location, overlooking the woods. Enjoy the large living room with vaulted ceilings, palladian window and wood burning fireplace. The dining area has a bay window and door to the balcony. The kitchen offers plenty of cabinet space and an area for table and chairs. The master bedroom has a bay window, ceiling fan, walk in closet and en-suite bath. A nice sized guest bedroom and hall bath complete this floor. Head upstairs to a super loft that overlooks the lower level. Great space for an office, media room or quiet hang out. This home has many newer windows, new... [Read More]
Welcome to 1901 Covington Rd. a lovely first floor 2 bedroom 2 bath condo in the highly desirable Makefield Glen community. This light and airy condo offers an open layout. The dining room with bay window leads to a large living room with wood burning fireplace and sliding glass doors that open to the private enclosed patio. The kitchen has ample cabinets and workspace & overlooks the dining room & living room. Down the hall you will find a full bathroom with neutral tile, a separate laundry room and the 2nd bedroom. At the end of the hall you'll come to the master suite with a large walk in closet and en-suite bath with shower and large soaking tub. Makefield Glen offers walking... [Read More]
Welcome to 1656 Mayfield Circle a beautiful open concept townhouse with cul-de-sac location in the highly desirable Windrush Community in Jamison. Enter into the living room with hardwood floors that flow into the dining room and carry into the light filled 2 story family room with gas fireplace. The kitchen offers a pantry, granite look counters, gas cooking, 2 skylights and it overlooks the family room and has sliding glass doors opening to the full width deck. Perfect for entertaining or just enjoying your morning coffee or tea. On the 2nd floor you'll find the master bedroom with 2 closets and a stunningly renovated en-suite bath with soaking tub & expanded seamless glass shower with... [Read More]
Welcome to 32 Cypress Place in the Heatherwood section of Newtown Grant. This home has been completely renovated from front to back and top to bottom. Replaced roof, windows, heat AC, hot water heater. Gorgeous hardwood floors on the first floor,eat-in kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite counter tops and tiled back splash with decorative inlay. The family room is just off the kitchen and has views of the very private back yard, with blue stone patio and mature plantings, backing to the woods. Second floor is also stunning with newer carpeting, master bedroom with a fabulous en-suite bath, two other nice sized bedrooms and a lovely hall bath. Welcome to 32 Cypress Place... Maybe you are... [Read More]
Welcome to 34 Liberty St. in the heart of Newtown Borough. This wonderful Victorian home offers many period details over three floors. Step off the street on to the large front porch, then enter the foyer with period staircase. The large living room has four windows offering plenty of light. The dining room has a built in, glass front china closet. The kitchen was completely remodeled in 2006 and offers wood cabinets, granite counter tops, breakfast area and gas cooking. The kitchen opens up to a vaulted family room with fireplace, skylights, powder room and french doors to a huge deck and brick & stone patio area. On the second floor you will find the original master bedroom with... [Read More]