Questions to Ask at an Open House

Visiting an open house can help you, as a potential home buyer, find the home of your dreams and have a chance to ask the current owners important questions about the house, its history, and its construction. To make the most out of your open house experience, it’s important to have your questions ready and […]

First-time Homebuyers: Some Things to Know Before Buying a Home

Buying your first home is an exciting time, and something that many families look forward to. Whether it’s a starter place or somewhere you plan to make your Forever Home, making the right choices and remembering a few key facts can make a difference in reducing frustration in the buying process, getting the most favorable […]

4 Reasons You Should Consider Moving to the Suburbs

While both city life and rural life have their immense potential and drawbacks, suburban life tends to strike the perfect balance for many families across the country. Today, we’ve decided to break down a few of the key factors to consider when looking for a new home, and why it should be in suburbia. More […]

Why Do I Need Home Security?

According to, “There are roughly 2.5 million burglaries a year, 66% of those being home break-ins” — that’s a burglary every 13 seconds! When it comes to protecting your home and your family, it’s important to consider these statistics. If you are in the market for new homes for sale in Bucks County, PA, […]

A Brief Down-Payment Guide for First-Time Homebuyers

Putting a down payment on a house is a big life step; it requires taking on a significant financial burden and uproots your life as you prepare to take up residence elsewhere. If you’re a renter, it can feel overwhelming to try to figure out the whole home buying process. If you find yourself browsing […]

Home Cleaning & Disinfecting Tips to Protect Your Family

The coronavirus has probably thrown a monkey wrench into your moving plans. You might have to virtually tour the homes for sale in Bucks County rather than physically visiting them, or take special precautions while packing or traveling to make sure your family remains safe. Safety should always be the priority when it comes to […]

Cleaning vs. Disinfecting Your Home: What’s the Difference?

As a leading realtor serving Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, the Joseph Bograd team is all about helping families find their perfect oasis from the stressors of the outside world.  With the coronavirus outbreak affecting millions of people across the globe, our homes have truly become our safe havens from this serious respiratory disease. Keeping […]

Documents New Homeowners Need for Tax Season

If you are a new or first-time homeowner, it might be challenging to keep up with the many demands of domestic life, plus bills, loans, and taxes. With the dreaded tax season quickly approaching, that challenge might look insurmountable, especially with the mountain of paperwork you had to climb over just to complete the settlement. […]

Choosing a Home That Fits Your Needs

There are few decisions in life that carry as much weight to them as choosing a home to purchase. The implications of your decision can last a lifetime, so it’s not unusual to feel the entirety of that gravity on your shoulders as you look at dozens of potential houses in dozens of potential neighborhoods […]

A Few Pros and Cons of City vs. Rural Life

It’s difficult to really make a decision on where you ought to settle down and commit to homeownership. There are so many different options, and maybe a few of them appeal to you, and you’re not sure which is best. Suburban living was the standard in America for decades, but that trend is starting to […]