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About Elise Bickel

Elise Bickel is the owner, operator and CEO of EBG Properties. As the face of her multifaceted company, Elise oversees day to day operations, heads the Property Management department directly and continues to work with clients one-on-one for real estate sales.

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Elise and her team help me so much. They did great job helping me find a place to stay an help me get in so fast. I for sure using them again they do great jobs!
Elise has been an absolute pleasure to work with.  Super responsive and helped my business partner and I manage 4 properties remotely.  She really knows her stuff well and we look forward to working together more in the future!  Highly recommended...
Review for: Austin Daniel We have used Austin to help us sell two houses and buy another. And we couldn't have asked for a more attentive, knowledgeable, hardworking agent. He responded very quickly to any questions we had, kept us up to date on e...
Review for: Austin Daniel My experience buying a home with Austin was excellent. His professionalism and expertise in the field were most impressive. Austin responded almost immediately to all texts and emails. He negotiated fair prices when somet...
Review for: Austin Daniel I'm a long distant investor and have been working with Austin and his team to buy properties in the Pittsburgh area. The most important quality when I work with someone is communication being I'm long distance. Austin'...
The Elise Bickel team in one in a million.  Elise goes above and beyond to help her tenants out in every way she can.  We have used Elise for a sale of a property and we currently rent off of her.  I would recommend her 100%.
Elise is a very experienced and professional property manager, she knows how to deal with the tenants, which is really help the owners to release the burden from their shoulders. I asked her for suggestions about home warranty, insurance policy etc, ...
As an out-of-state investor, my experience with Elise is more than just good, it's actually GREAT. I have worked with 4 different property managers in Pittsburgh and I can say with 100% that she is no doubt the best PM I have ever worked with. A few ...
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Historic Interior Elements Historic Home Interior Elements When you have a older or historic home, you will find many architectural and interior design elements that give your house its personality. These architectural elements are worth maintaining and even accentuating in your decorating. Bathroom Tiles In some historic or old homes, you might find some 20th Century tile in your bathroom. The oldest you might find would be classic white tile. These were from a time where the idea that dirt harbored germs. Therefore, if you were able to clearly see the dirt, that meant you could easily clean the bathroom. In later years you would find more Art Deco inspired...

Whether you're selling your home or just want to make some easy improvements on the exterior of your home, having good curb appeal is like having good manners - they both go a long way when it comes to first impressions! Home improvements can be daunting - that's why we've put together a list of "10 Easy Ways to Improve your Home's Curb Appeal," so get outside, throw some tunes on, and don't forget to stay hydrated!   1.) Replace old hardware with new Starting off our list, replacing old hardware with new is one of the easiest things you can do to spruce up the curb appeal of your...

EBG Properties · EBG Open House Podcast EP 1: Investment & First-Time Home Buying Introducing the EBG Open House Podcast Dive into the world of real estate with Norge Borio and Stephen Long as we touch on their personal experiences as well as other hot topics in the real estate industry such as wholesale, first-time home buying, and overall investment insight! Whether he's informing the consumer or mentoring aspiring minds, Stephen takes pride in sharing the knowledge he's gained through the real estate industry. "A lot of times in my situation with investing, I'm helping people out that are stuck with a problem they don't have a solution for, so...

As the world around us continues to grow hotter and more dangerous due to the effects of climate change, many people are opting for more eco-friendly lifestyles. You’ve likely seen these types of people on social media. You know, those people who build beautiful homes using sustainable practices, adopt a zero-waste lifestyle, or minimize their lives to fit inside a home no bigger than a shipping container. While all of these practices are great for the environment, they’re just not realistic for a lot of people. The cool part about living a more sustainable life is that it’s more of a journey than a destination. Completely changing what you’ve come...

When it comes to managing your financial life, stability and independence are two of the most important considerations. Choosing your path towards those goals can be filled with tempting short cuts and too-good-to-be-true guarantees that all too often end up costing more than just peace of mind. So how do you know which route to choose? Austin Daniel, investment advisor and a member of the EBG Properties sales team discusses some of the unique opportunities and investing success stories that he’s seeing right now in Pittsburgh. Having lived in Pittsburgh his entire life, Austin has seen the city grow and change over the years. Students, young professionals, and growing families...

4 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Historic Home While you’re searching for the perfect house for yourself, you may come across listings for older, historic homes for sale. These beautiful pieces of history are often located in beautiful neighborhoods in historic districts of cities and towns. However, there is some information you need to know before purchasing and living in a historic home. Renovations and Additions May Be Regulated or Limited Depending on local regulations and local historic preservation efforts and laws, you may be limited in how you can alter the look or layout of your new home. Pittsburgh has a variety of unique architecture that...

Welcome to Pittsburgh, PA - home of championship-winning sports teams, top-notch health care, and some of the most affordable living you can find in the United States. Here in Pittsburgh, there’s something for everyone! We believe appealing activities, restaurants, night life, and neighborhoods are easy to find, but it always helps to have a guide. Coming from a real estate collective that resides in Pittsburgh and pays close attention to cultural and developmental trends, we’ve put together some of the best information to give you a sneak peak of the Steel City. From chic, up-and-coming neighborhoods to prestigious food destinations, here are some of the top reasons Pittsburgh, PA could...

The transition to your new home should be as easy as possible for all of your family members, including your family pet(s). Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, all pets require special attention and consideration when moving. EBG is here for you! Here are some tips for the best methods to use when moving with your pets. 1.) Understand all pet rules and regulations in your new location Whether you’re moving to the city, a suburban setting, or rural area, it’s important to understand the pet regulations of your new location. You should have already connected with a landlord or property manager to understand if there...

While finding an accessible home isn’t as easy as we might like, it isn’t impossible either. There are several ways into the home you’re dreaming about if you employ a few simple strategies. To learn more about accessible homes and where to find them, read on! First Time Buying a Home? If you’re a first-time homebuyer, there are a few critical steps you’ll need to take before you begin a serious search for accessible homes. Firstly, it’s important to meet with a lender to undergo a credit check and find out how much you can afford to spend on a home. During this time, you’ll need to provide the lender...

Buying your first home is a big step that can be exciting, intimidating, and even a little stressful without the right resources. Here at EBG - our goal is to make the buying process as easy as possible for our clients, especially for our first-time buyers. Here are 6 common questions asked by first-time home buyers! 1.) What’s the first step? One of the most common questions we get from first-time home buyers is, “What’s the first step?” If obtaining mortgage financing, the first thing you want to do is get pre-qualified by a local lender. Research is the key component to finding a reliable lender. Talk to a real...