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West Lampeter resident and Lancaster County Realtor.
     Whenever you are evaluating a Market , you are always looking for the optimum moment to interact with it . That moment has arrived if you are a Seller in Lancaster County , PA . Inventory is low with an Absorption Rate of below 5 months . Prices are rising toward their high water point of la...
       We just spent the last two Weekends in Ocean City , NJ  . The weather was blue skys and the beaches were not crowded ! It's one of our favorite times to be in OC ! Interesting enough a Shift has occured in Lancaster Co., PA as it recently voted Ocean City , NJ as it's favorite beach to vac...
Single Women Make Up 2nd Largest Home Buying Group According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, single women made up 18% of all first-time homebuyers last year, second only to married couples who made up 54% of total buyers. Whether they are yo...
Foreclosure Rate Drops to New Post-Crisis Low [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: According to CoreLogic, the national foreclosure rate dropped to 1.1% of all homes with a mortgage. This is the lowest percentage experienced since October 2007. April marked the 54th consecutive month of year-over-year ...
Residential/Farm Market SummaryResidential/Farm, May 2016   Scroll Down  to View      Scroll Down   Scroll down Scroll down Scroll down !   Scroll Down   Summary Statistics   May-16 May-15 % Chg 2016 YTD 2015 YTD % Chg Absorption Rate 4.88 6.61 -26.17 4.89 6.42 -23.83 Average List Price $272,645...
What’s Happening in the Real Estate Market? This is a pretty common question that a potential home buyer or seller may be asking themselves. Leading economists in real estate converged in New Orleans this past week as they presented their answer to this question at the 50th Annual Real Estate Jou...
Here Comes the Housing Inventory!! Almost every real estate conversation revolves around the continuous rise in house values over the last four years. Some have even mentioned a concern about another possible bubble forming. However, the recent increase in prices can be attributed to a very simpl...
Harvard: 5 Reasons Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially We have reported many times that the American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. The personal reasons to own a home differ for each buyer, but there are many basic similarities. Eric Belsky is the Managing Director of the Joint C...
US Housing Market Swings in Favor of Homeownership According to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, homeownership is a better way to produce greater wealth, on average, than renting. The results from the first quarter index showed that “16 of the 23 metropolitan market...
          Are you looking for that one piece of furniture to complete one of your rooms ? A piece of art work to blend with your color schemes ? Or some classic older books ? Well all of these could be behind Door #1 , 2 , or 3 !!! The Villas at Georgetown are holding a Multi Family Garage Sale ...

Michael J. Perry

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