Erin Bishop's Blog Posts

Erin Bishop's Blog Posts

Creative Ways To Drum Up Interest In Your Home
Creative Ways to Drum up Interest in Your HomeWritten byJaymi Naciri from RealtyTimes.comA perfectly updated home at the right price in a highly coveted neighborhood may sell right...

THE DREAM Renovate Your Next Home Like HGTV NOW
THE DREAM - Renovate Your Next Home Like HGTV. Now!Yaaas! Could you imagine...Walking into a your new house with contrasting cabinets, mid-century modern furniture, and shiplap for...

Summertime Backyard Pool In One Day
Stock Tank Swimming Pools Are The Easiest (And Trendiest) Way To Beat The Heat This Summer From Little Things.com by Angela AndaloroIt feels like just yesterday when...

Stock Tank Pools Are So Hot Right Now
Stock Tank Swimming Pools Are The Easiest (And Trendiest) Way To Beat The Heat This Summer From Little Things.com by Angela AndaloroIt feels like just yesterday when...

Home Negotiations Conceding S L O W L Y
Negotiating Tip: Concede SlowlyWritten by John Hamilton from Realty TimesIn virtually all negotiations both sides make concessions. While we won't, in this discussion, concern ours...

Two Cute Homes In South Philly To Check Out This Weekend
Looking to begin your ascent as a homeowner and Philadelphia real estate investor? Well, South Philly may just be the place to start.  Lets look at two newly up...

WHY YOU SHOULD BUY A PROPERTY AS EARLY AS YOUR 20S
Being 20 something myself when I purchased my first property was of course very exciting but also a bit overwhelming. So I can understand how difficult and intimidating b...

Summer Check List Home Maintenance
Do These Summer Maintenance Items ASAPHomes, just like people, need regular checkups to help catch potential problems before they become full-blown disasters. Doing some vital main...

MAJOR MISTAKES Nonmarried Couples Make When Buying A House
Saying 'I Do' To Your House Before Your Spouse: Here's What You Need to KnowMajor Takeaway: Figure out how to hold titleFrom Realty Times -Written by Brandie PartonA home of your o...

Boost Your Property Value 4 Smart Features Worth Adding
Boost Your Property Value: 4 Smart Features Worth AddingWritten by Realty Times StaffYour home may be your castle – but what that means for each person can be very different. Som...

How Long Does This Part Of My Home Last
This is how long 16 parts of your home should last forBelow is a more thorough explanation of the life expectations, but first for the busy people, some spoilers... Roof: 20-50 yea...

Beaudee Lash Bar
http://www.beaudeelashbar.com/A long time friend of mine opened up her lash bar less than a year ago in Northeast. If you're looking to get eyelash extensions, brow tints or even l...

Get Paid To Own A Home
"Say what!?"Yes, you read right. This is the life hack of all life hacks, and If I could go back in time this is the way I would have bought my f...

Favorite Bakery Opened In Chinatown
http://6abc.com/food/korean-bakery-paris-baguette-debuts-in-chinatown/2953499/...

Searchin For Our New Home
SUCKS.I’m so over it. The numbers, the looking all night and day on the 6 apps on my phone, the emails, updates, “new homes match your criteria” notifications on my phone, th...

Amazon In Philly Yes
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Q’s From a First Time Home BuyerMARCH 23, 2016 ~ CAN I MAKE ONE UP LATER?~ EDITA few posts ago, I wrote about searching for our first home. I had a bunch of q...

Hello Everyone
Hey Team,Not sure how long this is supposed to be but I just wanted to share my new FB page.. Oh also my IG page. https://www.facebook.com/StephNgosPhilly/https://www.instagra...

Something For Everyone In South Kensington
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2016/12/05/something-for-everyone-in-south-kensington/...

Is Mischief Night A Philly Thing
Halloween or All Hallows Evening is a celebration observed in a number of countries on the 31st of October. November 1st, All Hallows Day, is the actu...

This Is A Great Time For First Time Buyers To Start Planning
The current Philadelphia real estate market moves FAST, and is moving fast more months out of the year than not.  But the Spring is still the season where there's the most &nb...

Move Your Whole Family To Sigel Street
Ever dreamed of owning a whole block?  Here's a street where there a three, beautiful, reasonable priced homes for sale, just doors from one another.  Time to call up you...

Updates From The Bok School
The Bok building in South Philadelphia is piquing curiosity as it continues to attract local businesses.  The school has recently broken ground on it's "South Philly Stoop" pr...

First Friday Kicks Off The Warmer Season
Good news first Friday is building some modish steam again. After a decade of the first of the month ritual being more "bridge and tunnel" versus Philly bread. The true&n...

Stylish New Wine Bars And Upscale Dining In Fishtown
Were you just like, "Wait, what...in Fishtown"? Apparently if you paid $4 for your iced draft latte on Saturday morning then the house red just isn't gonna do i...

Philly By Bike Is The Fastest Way Around
The fastest way to get from A to B in Philly, hands down, is by bike.  A lot of the city is flat, and even when you get to the hills of West Philly, they're completely surmoun...

Home Owners Insurance
If you buy a house and you have a mortgage (and let's face it, most of us have a mortgage) you have to get home owner's insurance. But you may not realize it is more than protectio...

The Statute Of Real Estate Investing
“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I l...

Homeowners Tip Circuit Breakers
Homeowner’s Tip: Circuit BreakersWe have all been there. You are on the top floor of your home and your circuit breaker trips. You huff and puff as you make the trek all the w...

Throw A Flak Jacket On Your Rental
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/09/16/throw-a-flak-jacket-on-your-rental/...

5 Traps That Blindside Rookie Real Estate Investors
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/08/19/5-traps-that-blindside-rookie-real-estate-investors/ ...

Philly Eats And Phitness
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/07/06/philly-eats-and-phitness/ ...

Soundtrack Of A Life
     Today I found myself singing old songs that brought back memories of days past. Feeling a bit melancholy I began to think back to the island of enchan...

All About The Waterfront
           My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/05/27/all-about-the-wate...

Its All About The Food
I moved to Philadelphia 11years ago just as the restaurant scene was beginning to take a turn for the better. Sincethan, Philadelphia has come on top with a diverse and vibrant res...

The Front Door
      My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/04/20/the-front-door/...

Festival Season In Philadelphia
        Spring time in Philadelphia gives way for weekends full of festivals and events through out the city. Every year I kick myself for m...

A City Of Community Gardens
                 Living in a city with no yard space does not mean you have to forgo having a garden where you can ...

Tips To Jump Start Your Spring Cleaning
The end of February for me marks the count down to Spring and the beginning of Spring cleaning. I recommend starting your Spring-cleaning before the weather starts getting warm and...

Now Is The Time To Buy An Investment Property
This is the advice I have been giving a lot lately to clients, friends and family. All winter long I have been seeing house after house go up for sale and get snatched up soon afte...

Winter In The City Is Just Better
While this winter seems to never want to end with wind chills well below negative I realize if I have to be anywhere in the Northeast, Philadelphia is the place to be. The minute t...

Philadelphia Is Feeling The Love
The City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection has been feeling the love in a very warm and fuzzy way lately. Philly has been known for being that rough around the edges blue-co...

If I Were King
As I get older and acquire more knowledge I find myself saying more and more “If I were King.” Lately the one thing that stands out most is the misconception some people have o...

Small House Big City
A couple years ago I saw a news segment about the Tiny House Movement where people are forfeiting their modern day large home for a tiny house a fraction of the size. Now there are...

Grandma Once Lived Here
When looking to buy a home some may question if they want a new construction, fixer upper or move in ready older home. While the turn key new construction home sounds very appealin...

Did Someone Say Brunch
Philadelphia has become the front-runner in the battle for the best brunch city in the country. Well, at least that is this humble bloggers opinion. Every Sunday you can almost hea...

Birds Are Not The Only Ones Flocking South
A couple weeks ago I was driving through Quakertown, PA and passed an open field with what seemed like thousands of geese. It was quite a site, which got me thinking of the migrati...

The Holiday Season And How It Shows The Character Of A Neighborhood
As I sit here clicking away at the keyboard on my MacBook I gazed up at my Christmas tree and realized we are half way through the holiday season. Normally panic would set in as ...

The Climb Of Washington Ave West Of Broad
Talks of development on Washington Ave west of Broad Street are growing louder and some projects are looking like they will be starting soon. The neighborhood has seen some chang...


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