Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Alan J. Heavens

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Alan J. Heavens has been writing about real estate and home improvement for the last 26 years. A veteran of 48 years as a reporter, he holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in history.

Heavens cannot make recommendations about contractors, Realtors, mortgage services or neighborhoods.

Financial decisions can have consequences that outlive the people who make them. In the case of three women, two in South Philadelphia and one in Delaware County, the decision to take out a reverse mortgage - a special kind of loan that allows borrowers 62 and older to convert a portion of their home's equity into cash - has made their lives a nightmare.
The recruitment campaign is on: Somers Point wants you. Armed with catchy slogans ("The Shore Starts Here" and "Get to the Point"), a stylish website (LiveinSomersPoint.com), and a tax incentive, movers and shakers in this 4.03-square-mile mainland community across the Ninth Street Bridge from Ocean City are pulling out all the stops to get vacation- and primary-home buyers alike - entrepreneurs, too - to take notice.
'Very relaxed' living on LBI
Jaw-dropper: $5.2M home at Shore

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