What Parents Should’ve Considered Before Buying The House

Posted by John Grohowski // July 13, 2018

                            Room for a nursery? Check. Good school district? Check. Home buyers with kids (or who hope to have kids soon) know to look for properties with certain kid-friendly characteristics … but do you know all the things you should check? Confession: […]

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Homeowners not using equity..

Posted by John Grohowski // July 11, 2018

Not using equity

                            Homeowners now have a collective $5.8 trillion in tappable equity, the highest volume ever recorded. The average homeowner with a mortgage gained $14,700 in tappable equity over the past year and has $113,900 available to draw. Consumer confidence in the housing […]

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Design Trends Reappear

Posted by John Grohowski // July 9, 2018

vintage design trends

                            Mid-Century Modern has been the darling of the design world for some time now, but wood grain and tapered legs aren’t the only game in retro town—especially in the kitchen, where well-placed throwbacks from any decade are often right at home. […]

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Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall

Posted by John Grohowski // July 6, 2018

                            Rates for home loans slid for the third straight week as investors flocked to the safety of the bond market.   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.52% during the July 5 week, down from 4.55%, mortgage provider Freddie Mac said Thursday. […]

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Latest Acquisition in East Fallowfield!

Posted by John Grohowski // July 2, 2018

  We here at Brighter Day’s Properties LLC wanted to share our latest acquisition!   We will be rehabbing this 3 br 2.5 ba home in East Fallowfield PA. The home sits on a 1 acre lot and among the many features of the house are a screened in porch and a 1 car garage. […]

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Painting a Room…What can go wrong?

Posted by John Grohowski // June 29, 2018

Painting disasters

                            Painting is one of the cheapest and easiest home makeovers out there—no knocking down walls, no pricey appliances. Just you and a brush stand between you and a whole new look!  And yet: While painting may seem easy compared to a […]

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Metal Decor To Make That Home Shine

Posted by John Grohowski // June 27, 2018

                            Metal is having a moment in interior design. Accessories made from burnished copper, sparkling silver, and warm rose gold are flooding home stores. It’s no surprise, then, that this trend has traveled to the exterior of your home too, since these […]

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Home Affordability Falls to 10 year low

Posted by John Grohowski // June 25, 2018

Affordability down on home

New data reveals housing affordability index has sunk to lowest point since Q3 2008 U.S. Home Affordability is the worst it has been since 2008. Woah.   According to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions, Q1 2018 home affordability was at its lowest since Q3 2008. The Home Affordability Index has fallen from 102 to […]

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Mortgage Rates Rise as Interest Rates settle

Posted by John Grohowski // June 22, 2018


Mortgage application volume increased 5.1 percent last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The rise came even as home borrowers have been dissuaded by interest rate volatility. The gain was driven by applications to refinance a home loan.         Interest rate volatility has dissuaded borrowers for months, […]

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Ideas for Extra Rooms

Posted by John Grohowski // June 20, 2018

Imprpvement tips

What would you do if you had an extra room in your house? Get creative because the possibilities are limitless.   Home Gym: Do you love to start your mornings with a good workout, but hate dragging yourself to a crowded gym? If you have some workout machines at home, transform your spare room into […]

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