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Real Estate Agent - KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East
West Lampeter resident and Lancaster County Realtor.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Luxury Home Sales & the Impact of the Stock Market In a recent post, CoreLogic looked at the correlation between stocks and the sales of upper-end properties ($1 Million+ sales price). The report revealed:  “The powerful ‘wealth effects’ generated by the rapid rise in equities between 2009 and 20...
08/13/2016
What States Give You the Most ‘Bang for Your Buck’? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Thinking of moving across the country? How far will your money take you? The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living compared to Northeast and Western states. The ‘Biggest Bang for ...
08/12/2016
Real Estate Values Today Compared to Pre-2008 Peak This housing market has many people talking about home values; where they are and where they are headed. It’s also interesting to look back and see how home prices compare to values prior to the housing crisis. Every quarter, Freddie Mac releases...
08/11/2016
Home Sales Up in Every Price Range over $100K! The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Homes priced between $100-250K showed a modest increase at ...
08/10/2016
Thinking of Selling Your House? Pick the Right Agent! Today, more and more sellers are stepping back, taking a look at the advice real estate professionals give them, and asking themselves whether they can trust that advice. And that is exactly what they should do. The most important question you...
08/09/2016
Buying Remains 36% Cheaper than Renting! In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the ran...
08/08/2016
Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying a Home! Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream home or if they should first try to go it on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You Need ...
08/07/2016
Do You Know the Impact Your Interest Rate Makes? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Interest rates have come a long way in the last 30 years. The interest rate you secure directly impacts your monthly payment and the amount of house that you can afford if you plan to stay within a certain budget. Int...
08/06/2016
New Home Sales Up 25.4% Last Month! According to the latest Census Bureau Report, sales of newly constructed homes soared to new heights in June to a seasonally adjusted rate of 592,000. This marks the highest annual rate in 8 years. Trulia’s Chief Economist, Ralph McLaughlin had this to say: “Ne...
08/03/2016
House Hasn’t Sold Yet? Take Another Look at Your Price! The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their second highest pace since February 2007. Demand has remained strong throughout the summer as many real estate professionals are reporting ...
08/01/2016
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