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Carol C. Dorey Real Estate, Inc. 3136 Main Street, Springtown, PA 18081 Specialist in High-Value Property 610-346-8800 www.doreyrealestate.com

STONE MANOR HOME This genteel & refined Saucon Valley estate is thoroughly restored & brought up to the most demanding of today’s luxury standards. There are 4 fireplaces, garaging for 4 cars, state-of-the-art kitchen & modern master. $ 1 ,9 5 0 ,0 0 0

MAIN ST EXTENSION, BETHLEHEM This converted barn instantly transports you to a world of light & space framed by history & original barn beams. Granite counter tops in the kitchen reflect light from a corner glass nook. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. $579,000

PRIVACY IN NORTH BETHLEHEM This sleek contemporary has 5 or 6 bedrooms & an office. Abundant storage, granite & cherry kitchen & pool with pool house add to the resort feel. The cul-de-sac location is convenient but off the beaten path. $ 5 5 9 ,0 0 0

HIDDEN IN THE TREES This stone cape offers 1st floor master suite & 2 large additional bedrooms, hardwood floors, sunroom & private inground pool Nestled in the trees of north Bethlehem, close to everything but feeling like a world away. $339,900

PICTUREBOOK SETTING This unique circa 1850 mill & rental cottage sit privately & splendidly overlooking Saucon creek. The homes offer original detailing as well as modern amenities including a new kitchen, new master bath & an inground pool. $699,900 MLS/ID:326999

SOUTHERN LEHIGH SCHOOLS This residence, in the middle of 16 acres offers 6260 sqft with wood floors, soaring ceilings & historic detailing. Outside there is a covered patio & heated inground pool with hot tub & detached heated studio. $ 1 ,4 5 0 ,0 0 0

PANORAMIC VIEWS Whether overlooking the pond or star gazing, there’s a feeling of being on the top of the world in this spectacular residence. On 13 acres, the home offers transoms & doors with artisan glass & beamed & pyramidal ceilings. $ 9 2 5 ,0 0 0

FOR THE FORTUNATE FEW Located in the private Whitacre neighborhood of Saucon Valley on 3.9 acres, this stone masterpiece has 6400 sqft with soaring ceilings, walls of windows, granite countertops & wood floors warmed by 3 fireplaces. $1,950,000


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647 Congo Road • Gilbertsville, PA 19525 Toll Free (800) 554-5005 • Fax (610) 754-9480

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Howard Schaeffer Office: 610-791-4400 Cell: 610-554-7759

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4789 Route 309 • Central Valley, PA 18034

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5646 MERION LANE ~ MACUNGIE ~ $299,000 ONE OF THE FINEST AT THE FAIRWAYS! Old world craftsmanship inspired by some of the finest hotels in the world! This exquisite home sits at the pinnacle of the community. The European ambience of this property provides privacy and tranquility in a unique setting. The grandeur of this home begins with the white Carrara marble foyer and carries through to the European kitchen with its old world hand plastered kitchen, Italian marble floor, high-end custom cabinetry, marble countertops, and professional appliances. The Great Room features a floor-to-ceiling tumbled marble Fireplace w/Rosa Verona marble surround custom-designed slate floor. This is just the beginning of the fine details of this home.

529 8TH AVE ~ BETHLEHEM ~ $339,000 B E T T E R - T HA N - N E W SI N GL E C O L O N IA L I S LOCATED IN WEST-BETHLEHEM. Property offers grand entry foyer, living room with fireplace, French doors lead to an awning-covered rear patio and garden. Walk thru a pair of stately panel pocket doors to a handsome walnut-paneled study. Bright, large formal dining room, eat-in kitchen has granite countertops, 1st floor laundry/mudroom, cozy 2nd floor reading nook. This home features 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, hardwood floors adorn this home, 2-car detached garage plus extra parking spaces at rear.

2045 LATTA STREET, WHITEHALL This home boasts a first floor master suite, including a large study and a second floor master suite. Private estate setting on almost 1-1/2 manicured acres! Completely fenced & gated driveway. This 5,000 SF home with old world charm has all the modern amenities, plus a finished basement. This stunning home is in the Parkland School District, has easy access to Rt.22/I-78. This all brick Colonial has 5 BRs, 5 Bas, an enormous 2-story great room w/ loft library. Hardwood floors throughout, oversized MBR suite w/ views of the outdoor hot tub, pond w/ fountain & lush landscaping. French doors that lead to the pond. Also included is a 2-car garage with attached workshop w/ full bath & approx 3,000 SF. Perfect location for your home business, work vehicles or car collection. $499,900


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Howard Schaeffer Office: 610-791-4400 Cell: 610-554-7759

Each Office Independently Owned & Operated

howardschaeffer@remax.net

Central 4789 Route 309 • Central Valley, PA 18034

1948 FAIRVIEW AVE. ~ EASTON ~ $154,900 SPACIOUS 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH HOME IN WILSON BOROUGH. Enjoy the seasons with a covered front porch and rear covered patio while staying in the comfort of your own fenced in back yard. Do not miss out on this one!

104 FOUNDERS CT. ~ BETHLEHEM $176,000 BEAUTIFUL CONDO in Bethlehem Township! Location! Convenience! Perfect Price! Altogether in one great Townhome. Just look out the back door and you will see why this is one of the best locations in Penn's Farms. Just minutes away from 33 and 78 makes this home ideal for the commuter and convenient for shopping and schools. And when you get home… well, no exterior maintenance, no lawn care and no snow removal for you ~ instead when weather permits, you can lounge at the pool or get a good workout on the tennis court!

3031 COVENTRYVILLE RD. ~ CHESTER COUNTY BEAUTIFUL PRIV ATE EQUEST RIAN ESTAT E on more than 15 acres! This wonderful four bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home features a large great room and oversized family room. Nice barn, fenced pastures, and beautifully landscaped lawn. The very long private driveway winds thru one of the largest concentrations of Laurel bushes and wild azalea in the area. This home is a perfect quiet retreat, yet only minutes away from large shopping Malls. This property is also located on one of the highest points in Chester County which allows for a Satellite Dish & Antenna high enough to receive New York stations! Situated on 15 prime acres of beautiful Chestnut Hill, this lot is mostly wooded and adjacent to miles of wooded trails. You will find that this home is the perfect place to raise children or animals.


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Tips For First Time Home Buyers Contact any top agent advertised in this magazine today. They are the most professional local real estate market experts, giving you the utmost confidence in purchasing your first home.

1. Be choosy, but realistic. You may never find the perfect home.

2. Do your homework before looking at homes. Determine exactly what features you want in a home and which are most important to you.

3. Get your finances in order. Examine your credit report & be prepared for down payment or closing cost.

4. Get pre-approved for a mortgage. Talk to a lender NOW – before engaging a REALTOR®.

5. Know your move-in date. When does your lease end? Are you allowed to sublet? How tight is the rental market in your area?

6. Think long-term. Are you looking for a starter home, or something to stay in for a long time? This could influence the type of home you decide to purchase, as well as the type of mortgage terms that might best suit you.

7. Don’t become “house poor”. Buying the biggest home you can afford may leave no money for maintenance, decor, or renovations. Plus, it may make it hard for you to save money for other financial goals.

8. Don’t take chances. Obtain a professional home inspection and, if possible, a warranty from the seller to cover any defect within the first year.

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RUDY AMELIO REAL ESTATE OFFICE: 610-437-5501 x. 38 1-800-461-3295 stephen.dreisbach@era.com

Specailizing in investment & foreclosure properties Each Office Independently Owned and Operated

Buying or Selling? Call Steve Today!

ALLENTOWN - 3 bedroom ranch close to Cedar Beach and Rose Garden, Living room with fireplace, updated bathroom and kitchen, private back yard. Sold as is. $150,000

Steve Dreisbach

MACUNGIE - 3 bedroom Brick single located on quiet street in Macungie,1 full bath, oversized garage with 2nd floor workshop. Sold as is. $114,900

www.906Bridge.com CATASAUQUA - Well maintained 2 bedroom brick ranch home, beautiful hardwood floors in living room and bedrooms, fully finished basement with bar, covered rear patio, 1 car attached garage. $185,000

NORTH WHITEHALL - 4 bedroom 2 bath ranch with detached garage, finished basement with family room, replacement windows and central air. $174,000

www.2506rollinggreen.com Macungie - Beautiful 2 story condo w/1st floor master suite & 1 car att gar, recently remodeled kitc w/center island & granite counters, top of the line stainless steel appls, new ceramic tile flooring in kitc & LR, 2 story LR w/French doors to rear patio with retractable awning, 2nd floor loft with skylights, recently installed humidifier and home filtration system. $250,000

NORTHAMPTON - 4 bedroom colonial with fully finished basement gas fireplace and bar, 2 full baths and 2 half baths. Hardwood floors in kitchen and dining room, attached 2 car garage, rear deck. Home is in need of cosmetics. $269,900


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Mark L. Somers CRB, GAA, CRS

1548 W. Broad Street Quakertown, PA 18951

215-538-7400 Ext 17 SOMERS REAL ESTATE

mark@marksomers.net www.century21somers.com

BROKER / GENERAL CERTIFIED APPRAISER

QUAKERTOWN SPLIT LEVEL Solid Brick home offers modern tiled kitchen with breakfast bar and large tile dining are. 3 Bedrooms, 1 ½ baths, Hardwood floors on upper level. Covered rear patio overlooking fenced yard. Rear shed with electric and water and much more! $239,900. Call Mark Somers, 215-538-7400, ext. 17.

LOCUST VALLEY ESTATE Lehigh Valley, FR w/gas FP, frml DR & LR.Rec. rm w/sliders. Granite kit w/island. 4BR, 4.5 BA, 2nd flr. Laundry. Wooded lot, trex deck. $469,900. Call Mark Somers, 215538-7400, ext

BARTO AREA Contemporary home on over 7.5 acres tucked away in the woods! Oak eat-in kitchen with granite counters, tile floor, GE profile stainless steel appliances. LR, FR with two sided stone gas fireplace, plus oak wet bar. 4 BR’s, 3 ½ baths. Jacuzzi tub and shower, 3 zone dynotherm oil heat, central vac. Landscaped yard includes stone paver walls and 2 decks. Come take a look! Priced at $479,900. Call Mark Somers, 215-538-7400, ext. 17.

RICHLANDTOWN Nice, well kept Twin. 3 bedrooms,1.5 baths, large corner lot. Plenty of parking. 1 Car Att. garage, full basement, modern kitchen with lots of cabinets. Great neighborhood! Priced at $224,900. Call Mark Somers, 215-538-7400, ext. 17.

LOT 10 acre lot, open and wooded in nice area. 4 perc tests on lot. Potential for 2 lot subdivision. Great views. Located in area of upscale homes. $269,900. Call Mark Somers, 215-538-7400, ext. 17.

COLONIAL FARMHOUSE With 13 acres, pond & IG pool! Redecorated w/new kit. Oak beams, & FR addition. 4 BR’s, 2.5 baths, brick FP in LR. Barn w/horse stalls & storage. $659,900. Call Mark Somers, 215-538-7400, ext. 17.


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referred roperties

Plus www.PreferredPropertiesPlus.com E-MAIL ADDRESS: jtorchia@epix.net

610-282-1333 1-800-405-2773

40 ACRE UPPER BUCKS estate Overlooking 1+ acre pond. 8147 SF of living area. Walk out LL incl FR w/Bar & FP, workout room, billiard’s room, I/G pool. 6 BR, 5.5 BA, 2 Stone FP, Bank barn. $2,495,000.

BETHLEHEM - New Twin Sub. CENTRAL PARK WEST. Each unit includes a full bsmt (several W/O & some daylight), 1 car gar. 1st floor LR, DR, modern Kitc, Foyer & Pdr Rm. 2nd Floor MBR w/Master BA, BR #2 & BR#3, BA. Add’l 4th BR on 3rd Flr available if selected prior to construction. Fin bsmt available. Covered Front Porch. Cul-de-sac Street. 54 units total. $199,900

SOUTHERN LEHIGH New Construction 3000+SF 2 Story Colonial to be built on last lot in Gun Club Estates, Southern Lehigh Schools, 2 Story foyer with chandelier, w/DR, EIK w/Center island & granite counters, FR w/ cathedral ceilings & gas FP, MBR ste w/tray ceiling, & Owner's retreat, MBA w/Jacuzzi Tub & glass shower, plus double vanity, 4 BR, 2.5 BA, 3 Car gar, $439,900

QUAKERTOWN - Charming home. Bright FR perfect for entertaining. Updated kitc w/cherry cabinetry, pantry, corian countertop. Bright LR features large picture window & colonial style brick FP w/heatilator. Beautiful HW flrs. Newer oil furnace & tank, hot water heater, windows, A/C, humidifier. 2-car att garage. Landscaped corner lot. Walk to schools and parks. $259,900

CUSTOM BUILD SPLIT LEVEL in Lower Milford Twp., Southern Lehigh SD. 5 Car Gar, 2 car att & 3 car det w/workshop. ING pool. 2.17 acre lot. New System 2000 Oil Furnace (3 zones), Anderson windows & Pella Doors. 2 beautiful stone FP’s one w/heatalator. New Carpeting-08, New Roof-05. In-law possibilities w/BR & BA on lower level. Full unfin bsmt. Located only 10 minutes from I-78 or the PA Turnpike. $349,900

CIRCA 1742 STONE FARMHOUSE w/over 4700 SF of living space on 32 Acs next to Tumblebrook Golf Course. Breathtaking views from 60' long deck overlooking 3/4 Acre pond! 5 BR's, 3.5 BA’s, Master BR Suite includes remodeled BA & dressing room. Restored Modern Kitc w/modern amenities, charm & character! This land is very sub dividable with views. A stream runs through the property. Three stone fireplaces, LR, KT, MBR. A second ranch house is also located on this property. $1,295,000

FINELY CRAFTED FRANK OEINI beauty in prestigious Broadhead Manor on 1.7 acre lot. The unique style of this home is apparent from the moment you enter- from the two-story grand foyer with barrel vault ceilings. Custom Stofanak kitchen with imported Norwegian granite and two-tiered center island. 2 Sty FR w/gas FP. Beautifully tiled solarium. A catwalk above the center of the foyer separates the Master Suite, with lush bath and private balcony. Finished Lower level. Call today for all the details in this spectacular home! $1,100,000. WebID:W01527610

MAGNIFICENT 3450 SF. Cedar contemporary on 4.8 acre tree lined lot in Upper Saucon Twp. Unique design w/central atrium, 4 skylights located adjacent to the KIT, FR, LR & BR wing. 2 FP, finished bsmt 1400 SF w/wet bar, exercise room & huge open area for entertaining. Over 70 ft of wrap-around deck on the side and rear; open to the rear yard w/unique gazebo, brick bake oven & walkways. Total privacy. Super bright 25 x 16 ultra modern kitc w/corian counters, huge center island & cabinets galore. Loft office/bedroom. $619,900

BRODHEAD MANOR, One-of-a-kind Manor estate 12000+ SF Contemporary on over 2 private Acres! 5 BR’s, 6 BA, 3 Kitc! Roman/Grecian pool & hot tub. 9 seat home theater. Wine cellar, wet bar w/FP. Guest suite w/kitc. Professionally Landscaped, Great Location commute to NY and Phila. Must see to fully appreciate . $2,495,000

COOPERSBURG - Highly Desirable Saucon Creek Estates, Southern Lehigh School District, 2 Story Colonial on cul-de-sac, extensive landscaping, elegant walkways and large patio with Hot tub. 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, 1st Floor MBR Suite with his and her walk-in closets, Large Ceramic Tile Master Bath with deep soaking tub double sinks and glass shower, Towering cathedral ceilings in the Family Room including a floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace, Custom Ultra modern kitchen with granite countertops, gas cooking, double oven, and breakfast area, Formal Dining Room overlooking Kio pond, 1st floor office/den, Large 2 Story foyer with ceramic tile floors, 2nd floor loft area overlooking 2 story family room, (35x21)Rec room including a Solid Oak Wet bar w/2nd Range, Refrigerator, Sink, 3 Skylights, Built in Surround Sound including a projection TV, room for pool table, walk-in closet & full bath, 3.5 Car Garage, Huge 48x37 bsmt with 9' ceilings just waiting to be finished. Carrier comfort gas heat/central air. $529,900

SPECTACULAR LOG HOME is hand crafted w/soaring ceilings and every conceivable luxury feature. Nearly 11,000 sf of living space. Private lot. Incredible mountain views. 1400 sq.ft. in-law suite. $1,995,000 WebID:W00974613

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