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Month at a Glance | April 2016
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Hello Friends! 

Spring is finally here and I am looking forward to the sunshine and warmer temps that are soon to follow. April is also the time of year when buyers are watching for new listings to hit the market.  Those who want to move in the summer are looking for a home to buy right now.

In March, I was honored to be named the #1 RE/MAX Agent in Western Pennsylvania. I feel blessed to be able to say that I love what I do.  The best part of what I do is meeting the greatest clients! Thank you to all who have been part of this journey!! It will be exciting to see where 2016 takes us!

April is full of fun things to do with family and friends!  Have a great month!


       

 
 
With spring comes every homeowners favorite task—Spring Cleaning! It’s not only an integral part of maintaining your home, it also comes with health benefits both mentally and physically. To help get the most of your spring cleaning, check out these tips and tricks to get job done quick. 

Important Dates and Things to Do

Month of April Calendars

Venture Outdoors
From hikes, to beer and wine tasting, to fly fishing… just to name a few!

Downtown Events

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Events

Butler County Calendar of Events

Cranberry Township Calendar of Events

Pirates Schedule for April

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

April 8th - April 10th
Shrine Circus
at Consol Energy Center

Friday, April 15
21+ Night: Sci-Fi at the Science Center
at Carnegie Science Center

Sunday, April 17th
Great Amazing Race
at Settlers Cabin State Park

April 21st - May 1st  
Grease
at Byham Theater

Friday, April 22
Gallery Crawl
at Cultural Trust Education Center

April 22nd -April 25th
Earth Day Celebration
at Phipps Conservatory

Saturday, April 23
Lights, Camera, Pittsburgh! Official Movie tour
at Duquesne Incline

Sunday, April 24th
Family Yoga Class
at Phipps Conservatory
 Registration is Required


Tuesday, April 26th
Primary Election Day

April 29th – May 1st
Cirque de la Symphonie
at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
 

Market Trends

Trends in Cranberry Township show a -12% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 7% rise in median rent per month. The median sales price for homes in Cranberry Township for Dec 24 to Mar 23 was $251,250 based on 36 home sales. 

More info on Cranberry Township Market Trends.
Wexford market trends indicate a decrease of $10,000 (-3%) in median home sales over the past year. The average price per square foot for this same period fell to $133, down from $136.

More information on Wexford Market Trends
Mars market trends indicate an increase of $25,050 (10%) in median home sales over the past year. The average price per square foot for this same period fell to $106, down from $136. Trends in Mars show a 10% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.  

More information on Mars Market Trends
Featured Listing
If SELLING or BUYING a home is on your To-Do list, 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. 
View all at ZitaBillmann.com
1524 Robertson Drive
1524 Robertson Drive, Franklin Park -  Charming home filled with character & situated on a 1+ acre cul-de-sac lot! Vaulted entry w/ granite floors & skylights. Open Living/Dining rooms w/ original hardwood floors. Completely renovated kitchen with granite counters, backsplash, island & gorgeous wood cabinetry. Soaring family room w/ new carpet & dual purpose space with office & built-in bookshelves. 1st floor master w/ restored original hardwood floors, complete master bath renovation w/ spa-like finishes. Footed free-standing tub, dual vanity, ceramic shower w/ glass door. 2 generous sized bedrooms upstairs w/ ample closet space & full bath renovated w/ dual vanity & ceramic flooring. Finished LL game room w/ mudroom area off garage. Oversized 2 car garage. Wonderful & private setting! Very special home that has so many quality features! Almost every room in this home has been renovated by the current owners. All baths renovated, kitchen renovated, original floors restored, Turnkey move in condition!
 
213 Pinnacle
213 Pinnacle, Adams Township -   Beautiful custom home on private fenced lot on a cul-de-sac street! Great curb appeal, open floor plan & light & bright! Large inviting 2 story foyer with hardwood floors running through the 1st floor. Over-sized dining room w/ crown molding, Granite/SS Kitchen w/ island that seats 4 & breakfast room filled with windows. Kitchen open to the family room w/ gas fireplace. 1st floor laundry/mudroom. Master with 2 walk-in closets, master bath w/ spa-like shower & double sinks. 3 additional generous sized bedrooms & hall bath with w/ ceramic flooring & double sinks. Sliding glass door off breakfast room to new oversized deck w/ stairs to the beautiful, flat fenced in yard. Gorgeous views from the deck! Walkout LL is huge with great opportunity to finished. Pre-plumbed for future bath. Low Butler County taxes. Mars School District!
 
311 North Wind Court
410 Worthington, Marshall Township -- Beautiful custom home with a large, private table top yard.Hardwood throughout, newer carpet on stairs & game room. Entire home recently painted inside and out. Newer roof 2007,Furnace 2010,Hot water tank 2015, 7 New skylights 2015, Updated powder room 2016, Deck redone 2012,wonderful open family room/kitchen concept, lots of natural light throughout this home, formal living/dining rooms,1st FL office,soaring master bedroom w/large windows,2nd floor laundry,3 car garage, newer Pella doors leading to deck,35x12 deck and trellis area w/ jacuzzi & natural gas line, lush mature landscape. Great storage! Award Winning NA School District! Marshall Elementary & Middle Schools.
 
241 Bentwood Circle A
241 Bentwood Circle A, Cranberry Twp 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!
 
311 Providence Drive
311 Providence Drive, Marshall Township - Beautiful Yorkshire Model, open floor plan. 9' Ceilings on 1st floor, custom Blinds throughout, upgraded Kitchen with SS Electric stove and DW, Upgraded floors, Gas Fireplace in the Family room which is open to the Kitchen great for entertaining, Study or Living room, tons of windows, large lower level basement w/ walkout to yard. No Maintenance decking overlooking private treed setting. Easy access to I279, I79 & turnpike. 20 mins to downtown Pittsburgh. Award Winning North Allegheny School District. Marshall Elementary & Middle Schools.
 
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