Month at a Glance | May 2016
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Hello Friends! 

There is no doubt about it, we are in full swing of the real estate season.  So far this year, I have sold over 50 houses, with record numbers selling within days of being listed! This spring, it is definitely a SELLERS MARKET! Connect with me soon to find out how my specialized marketing strategy can get your home sold quickly.

With May comes more sunshine, flowers and warmer temps.  It’s the time of year when Pittsburghers get out to enjoy the weather and have some fun on our great rivers! This month is full of fun things to do with family and friends! 

Have a great month!     

Important Dates and Things to Do

Month of May Calendars

Venture Outdoors
From fishing to paddle boarding… and so much more!

Downtown Events

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Events

Butler County Calendar of Events

Cranberry Township Calendar of Events

Pirates Schedule for May

Kidsburgh May Calendar
For all things to do with Kids

May - November
Historical City Bike Tour with Bike the Burgh Tours
at PNC First Side Park

Saturday, May  7th
May Market Day
at Phipps Conservatory

Saturday, May 8th

Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure
at Shenley Park, Flagstaff Hill

May 10 - May 11 
Shen Yun in Pittsburgh
at Benedum Center

Friday, May 20th
Full Moon Float
at North Park Lake

Saturday, May 21st
Jerry Seinfeld
at Benedum Center

Saturday, May 28th
Intro to Dragon Boating
at Three Rivers Rowing

Discovery Garden Day
at Phipps Conservatory

Sunday, May 29th
Military Appreciation Day at the Water Park
at Cranberry Water Park

Monday, May 30th
Memorial Day
Government offices, Banks, Schools and
most businesses closed


Market Trends

Cranberry Township market trends indicate an increase of $10,825 (4%) in median home sales over the past year.
 More information on Cranberry Township Market Trends.
Wexford market trends indicate a decrease of $9,950 (-3%) in median home sales over the past year. The average price per square foot for this same period rose to $136, up from $133.
More information on Wexford Market Trends
Mars market trends indicate a decrease of $16,100 (-7%) in median home sales over the past year. The average price per square foot for this same period fell to $106, down from $141.
More information on Mars Market Trends
Featured Listing
If SELLING or BUYING a home is on your list for 2016, please connect with me now! It is never too soon to put a plan in place that will help you reach your real estate goals! Your best interest is my top priority!
Here are some listings I currently have on the market. 
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126 Valley Forge Drive
126 Valley Forge Drive, Cranberry Township-  Wonderful 4 bedroom brick home on picturesque lot with mature trees. Cathedral and beamed ceilings in great room with fireplace & brand new carpeting. Hardwood flooring in the formal living room and dining room. New kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances & eat in island bar area featuring sliding doors to the large deck. Master bedroom w/ dual closets, master bath completely remodeled with large glass and tiled shower, new vanity & ceramic tile flooring. Hall bath updated w/ new vanity, ceramic flooring & all new fixtures. Walkout finished basement with Game Room, Guest Suite & full bath. GR leads to patio and level lot! Mostly brick exterior! 1st floor laundry room! 2 car Attached Garage! New roof 4/2016! Great location, Seneca Valley Schools, close to all major routes, shopping and more! Turnkey, move right in!
1019 Pleasant Ridge
1019 Pleasant Ridge, Pine Township -  Stunning custom Heartland Home In the desirable Pleasant Ridge Community! Open floor plan, Hardwood floors entire first floor and all bedrooms. Den w/ French doors, Dining room w/ wainscoting & pillar accents. Family room w/ stone fireplace, oversized kitchen w/ granite, double ovens & SS appliances. Light & bright breakfast room w/ sliding doors to the maintenance-free deck. 1st floor bedroom w/ full bath that's ideal for in-law suite. Wrought iron balusters line the staircase. Convenient 2nd floor laundry. Gorgeous master bedroom w/ tray ceiling, sitting room dual walk-in closets & master bath with dual vanities & corner tub & oversized ceramic shower. Finished LL game room with built-in bar/kitchenette, TV area, powder room & ample storage. Additional rooms are breakfast sunroom in kitchen & master sitting room on 2nd floor. Pine/Richland School District, fabulous Pleasant Ridge Community that is convenient to Cranberry Twp & 5 mins to I279/I79 & Turnpike.
206 Thornberry Court
206 Thornberry Court, Marshall Township -   Custom built home on a private cul-de-sac lot in desirable Sewickley Farm Community! Grand 2 story entry with new hardwood floors flowing throughout. French doors lead to the den w/ crown molding & large picture window. Soaring 2 story family with floor to ceiling fireplace & beamed ceiling. Kitchen full of natural light w/ oversized skylights & wall removed from dining for open floor plan concept. 1st floor master suite w/ bonus room/sitting room. Convenient 1st floor laundry/mudroom. 2nd fl. offers 3 beds & full bath plus bonus loft that overlooks 2sty FR. Finished LL game room w/ full bath & fireplace. Oversized 3 car garage that leads to the flat concrete driveway. Backyard Oasis w/ in-ground swimming pool, hot tub, fenced in yard & Pool house for storage. Unique & exciting home! Award winning NA School District. Marshall Elementary & Middle Schools.
311 North Wind Court
241 Bentbrook Circle A, Cranberry Township -- S & A brick end unit with great lot that backs to woods! Gorgeous hardwood staircase greets you at the entry & flows throughout the 1st floor. Stone fireplace warms the room, bay window bump out. Dark mocha kitchen cabinetry w/ Stainless Steel appliances & center island. EIK & bonus sunroom that opens to the private deck. Vaulted master bedroom w/ dual closets, ceramic shower & flooring, & double bowl sink. 2 additional bedrooms & full bath. 2nd floor laundry. Unfinished LL ready to be completed. Community clubhouse, swimming pool, theater room, workout room & tanning bed. Gated Community! All exterior maintenance is covered, including lawn care, snow removal, roof & painting & all community amenities. Like new! Move right in!
142 Harmony Road
142 Harmony Road, Marshall Township -- Brick front townhome in Award Winning North Allegheny School District! Open floor plan. Light & bright. Entertain w ease with kitchen & dining area open to each other. Upgraded 42" cherry cabinets, oversized walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances, and ceramic tile flooring. Oversized living room w/ large picture window. Master Suite w/ walk-in closet, bath has double vanity & shower/tub combo. 2 additional generous sized bedrooms. 2 car integral garage. Spacious deck with fantastic view. Minutes from 79, 76, 228, 19, shopping, dining, and more!
Zita Billmann, REALTOR®
RE/MAX Select Realty
724.933.6300 ext 672
412.310.7812 Text/Call

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