First Time Homebuyers Savings Account Could Make Homeownership Possible

May 25, 2018 – Wayne, Pennsylvania – A new Pennsylvania bill could bring home ownership within reach for more first-time buyers. The Bill, called “First Time Homebuyers Savings Account Act,” would allow eligible Pennsylvania residents to open special savings accounts and claim state tax deductions for savings toward home purchase expenses, including a down payment and closing costs.

Main Line Realtor® Sage Realty Presents Downsizing Event

April 20, 2018 – Wayne, Pennsylvania – Main Line Realtor® Sage Realty will host an event designed to inform the Main Line community in the techniques of Downsizing. The event, called “Downsizing: You Can Do This!” will be held on Thursday, May 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Barn at Valley Forge Flowers, 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA. “Downsizing can be a really tricky and overwhelming step for homeowners,” says Linda Walters, founder of Sage Realty. “We want to help our Main Line neighbors by giving them information that can simplify their moves.” The May event will feature local business owners who will speak on various aspects of downsizing. Residents can enjoy drinks and delicious hors d’oeuvres from 12th Street Catering while choosing the talk best suited to their needs. Presenters will repeat their talks during the two hours so residents can tailor the evening to their interests. Attendees will receive 20% off of all the sought-after items offered for sale at the Barn! The following presentations will take place at the downsizing event: How Do I Sell and Where Can I Go? — Sage Realty The New Word You Cannot Say in Polite Company – Downsizing — Freeman’s Auctioneers & Appraisers What if I Want to Stay? Or Need Care? – Surrey Services for Seniors Where Do I Begin? – Your Organizing Consultants Can You Afford To Downsize? – Addis Hill For information about the Downsizing event or to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/downsizing-you-can-do-this-tickets-43095343332 About Sage Realty Sage Realty is a Main Line real estate company in Wayne, Pennsylvania.[...]

Top Main Line Real Estate Firm Sage Realty Discusses How the New Property Tax Laws Impact 2017 Tax Filing

March 23, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – Tax season is here, and many homeowners are wondering how recent changes to the tax code will affect their tax filings – as well as their property values.  Sage Realty, a respected Main Line real estate agency, wants people to know the impact of the 2017 law changes in 2018. In fact, property values are expected to go up slightly in 2018, even considering the tax code changes in the estimates.  A recent report by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) predicts that overall, prices in the U.S., and for Pennsylvania specifically, will increase about 4.2%

Sage Realty Explains the “Secret” of Why Actual Transactions are Down on Homes for Sale in Wayne

February 26, 2018 – Wayne, PA – The Main Line Realtors® at Sage Realty have noted that sales of homes have decreased in the area, but that this fact in no way indicates that buyer demand for homes for sale in Wayne have dropped. Sage explains that the underlying reason for the reduced sales is lack of inventory of existing homes. Sage real estate agents note that home sales year over year actually increased, but they would have had a much stronger increase if available homes for sale were in better supply. The sellers’ market that dominated Main Line real estate in the summer and fall of 2017 is still going strong, but since buyer demand is unabated, those seeking to purchase homes for sale in Wayne will have to be ready to move when the right house comes onto the market.

The Main Line Realty Team at Sage Realty is Proud to Serve Philadelphia: One of America’s Best Places to Retire

November 27, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA – In the recently-released 2017 edition of the US News & World Report’s “100 Best Places to Retire in The USA,” Philadelphia achieved a highly respectable ranking of 19th. The news comes as no surprise to the Main Line realty team at Sage Realty, which has served the area for years and knows the many diverse reasons people move to Main Line communities like Wayne and Villanova. Learning about the Main Line Unlike many of the entries on the US News & World Report list, Philadelphia is home to a broad demographic of residents. The average age of a resident is 38, but millennials also abound, and those 65 and older still make up 14.2 percent of the population. These statistics further establish Philadelphia as a highly diverse city, with communities representing a wide range of lifestyles. In particular, US News & World Report singled out the excellent property values, great transportation options, and high availability of jobs as reasons Philadelphia communities, like those on the Main Line, were so high on the list. Philadelphia’s Main Line has Something for Everyone The Main Line also has several extra features which can often prove to be deciding factors when a person or family is choosing a new location. One can find plenty of natural beauty in the area, with multiple lakes and nature trails to hike. The area also features a thriving local art scene, with excellent music, theater, and visual art to choose from. Young or old, Philadelphia has[...]

Main Line-Area Realtors® at Sage Realty Announce a Rise in Homeownership and People Relocating to Philadelphia

October 23, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA – Homeownership numbers for the second quarter of 2017 have been announced, and they indicate that home ownership is definitely on the rise across the nation.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s report on Residential Vacancies and Homeownership for Q2 2017, the home ownership rate increased .1% quarter to quarter, and from 62.9 % to 63.7% year over year.

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  • "We were so pleased that a co-worker recommended someone in the area that she trusted. Boy, did we strike gold on all counts. You are amazing!"
  • "Instead of trying to take advantage of conflicts of interest, she puts the client's interests first."
  • "Linda is a hardworking, proactive and knowledgeable realtor. Throughout the process of finding and buying our new home, she was always responsive and kept us up to date on every detail."
  • "Linda and the group at Sage are the right fit. You won’t find more knowledgeable, prepared and professional agents."
  • "Linda and Tracey really know the Main Line area."
  • "Throughout the entire process we never doubted that she always had our best interests in mind. We wouldn’t consider anyone else when buying a home on the Main Line."
  • "From start to finish, Linda brought to bear a most helpful combination of experience, knowledge, attention and integrity on a somewhat complicated transaction. There was never any doubt that she represented our interests."
  • "Her knowledge of the area helped us quickly narrow our search and ultimately scored us an amazing home in an incredible neighborhood."
  • "It is hard to trust when you are not sure of the rules of the game. Working with Linda made us feel like we were family. Linda took her time to relay and explain everything in detail."
  • "Linda’s honesty and real estate savviness made for a wonderful home buying experience!"

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Hear from our Clients

  • "We were so pleased that a co-worker recommended someone in the area that she trusted. Boy, did we strike gold on all counts. You are amazing!"
  • "Instead of trying to take advantage of conflicts of interest, she puts the client's interests first."
  • "Linda is a hardworking, proactive and knowledgeable realtor. Throughout the process of finding and buying our new home, she was always responsive and kept us up to date on every detail."
  • "Linda and the group at Sage are the right fit. You won’t find more knowledgeable, prepared and professional agents."
  • "Linda and Tracey really know the Main Line area."
  • "Throughout the entire process we never doubted that she always had our best interests in mind. We wouldn’t consider anyone else when buying a home on the Main Line."
  • "From start to finish, Linda brought to bear a most helpful combination of experience, knowledge, attention and integrity on a somewhat complicated transaction. There was never any doubt that she represented our interests."
  • "Her knowledge of the area helped us quickly narrow our search and ultimately scored us an amazing home in an incredible neighborhood."
  • "It is hard to trust when you are not sure of the rules of the game. Working with Linda made us feel like we were family. Linda took her time to relay and explain everything in detail."
  • "Linda’s honesty and real estate savviness made for a wonderful home buying experience!"

Read more about what our clients have to say

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