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lancaster: Lancaster County PA Home Buyer Seminar - Tonight! - 05/15/12 07:51 AM
Come tonight to the Manheim Township Public Library for Home Buyer Seminar from 6:30 - 7:30. This Home Buyer Seminar will help you avoid common mistakes made by typical home buyers. This seminar is intended for anyone considering a home purchase in the Lancaster, PA area.You can expect information regarding mortgages and what you will need to become pre-approved for a mortgage. A professional home inspector will provide information regarding the different inspections available. The Cal Yoder Living in Lancaster Group will answer your questions on finding the home of your dreams.
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lancaster: Thankful Thursday - Oops it is Saturday! - 09/10/11 09:48 PM
Today I am giving thanks. This has been a tough week for so many within our community in Lancaster, PA. With flooding in Lancaster and the loss of life and property, I pause to give thanks. Today I am giving thanks for: · Sunshine because we have not seen much of it this week. · Life and the opportunity to work today. · Work that I love. · Megan, our youngest daughter, who returned home after spending the summer in South Dakota. · Green grass · The phone call from my 80 year old mother. Both her and my father enjoy good (17 comments)
lancaster: Yes-My Flip is Under Contract - 08/20/11 09:53 PM
My flip listing at 612 W Walnut Street, Lancaster, PA went under contract today! This one feels good! I have had partners in this flip project and it has taken us some time to get it sold, but it is done. There are standard contigencies, but not really worried about inspections. I know the mortgage broker and am confident she is doing her job properly with the pre-approval. This property was listed at $159,900 and the buyer is getting a fantastic deal. It is definitely a win for both sides. I am happy for the buyer and I am happy. You (11 comments)
The Calvin Yoder Group is pleased to announce an open house will be held at 26 Harvard Avenue, Lancaster, PA on Sunday, August 21, 2011 from 1-3 p.m. Competitively priced at $179,900, this home is a place to sit down and relax. Kick back on your front porch or on the rear deck and stay awhile.
lancaster: Why I Chose Real Estate...A Trusted Confidant - 08/06/11 03:06 PM
I was born in Iowa. There I learned to value of hard work, living and working on the family farm. I harbor many fond memories...harvesting corn and beans, tending to chores (though I did not like these when I actually did them), mowing lawn, butchering chickens, along with dozens of other farm related activities. Family and church relationships were central to all I did while growing up. I value these relationships. Who I am today is greatly informed by these early experiences in my life. People tell me I am very friendly. I believe people tend to treat you the way (11 comments)
Inspired by Tammy Lankford's comment on another blog, here is a bit of Lancaster local food culture. She wanted to know what in the world is shoo fly pie. Shoo fly pie has been experienced by most, if not all who live in Lancaster, PA. You see two recipes that are printed in the Franconia Culinary, a local cookbook. The names of those who submitted the recipe is written at the bottom of each recipe. The top one is the recipe my wife's family favored. In Lancaster, PA, shoo fly pie is eaten at all hours and is in vogue (19 comments)
lancaster: Two Bedroom Lancaster City Apartment for Rent - 07/24/11 10:25 PM
517 W James Street Two Bedroom Apartment This clean and bright 2 bedroom apartment is available for rent. Over 900 square feet of living space with hardwood floors and ample closet space. Available for $800 per month, stove/oven, refrigerator, washer and dryer are available. Heated by a high efficiency natural gas furnace. Landlord/owner pays water/sewer and trash. Call now to set up your appointment to see this apartment which is conveniently located on the west end of Lancaster city, close to hospital, college, and seminary.
lancaster: Triangle Park - Lancaster, PA Home for Sale - 05/17/11 04:18 PM
This wonderful house located in the desireable Triangle Park neighborhood is inviting you home. It is meticulously maintained with a high efficiency furnace, upgraded electric, central air and much, much more. You will want to see this home to realize its convenience and imagine the Lancaster Living experience. An open floor plan will accentuate your desire to call 259 New Holland Avenue home. Dream of entertaining family and friends in this living and dining area. Long conversations, wonderful food and laughter will become common place. Make this dream become a reality. You will realize how wonderful the Lancaster Living Experience really (4 comments)
lancaster: A Staged Stooge - 05/02/11 10:59 PM
Can any stooge stage a home or does it take more than a sap? I learned it definitely takes more than a stooge to stage a home. I recently listed 26 Harvard Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603. This cottage style home definitely had vintage written all over it when I went on my first appointment. The large living room had red wool carpet which the owners believed was over 30 years old. I suggested to the owners that a home stager would be a great idea. I contracted the services of Dawnell and Diane of Shape Up Your Space. They responded in (9 comments)
lancaster: Giving Thanks One Day at a Time - Day 10 - 11/21/10 09:40 AM
38 N Charlotte Street, Lancaster, PA 17601 Sold I am thankful that settlement took place on 38 N Charlotte Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 on Friday, November 19. This Lancaster Home for sale offered two units which are rented for $725 and $650 per month. The tenants pay for heat (Oil and Natural Gas) and electric. Owner pays for water/sewer and trash. An investor purchased this property for $126,989. It was listed at $134,900. It was especially satisfying to close on this property. The owner was an estate and had limited resources and tight margins. I was glad to provide high quality (6 comments)
lancaster: Running with a Purpose - 10/31/10 03:44 PM
Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthiritis Sunday, December 12, 2010 Running is a great experience. The euphoria, the satisfaction and the fun is unbelievable. Couple that with running to benefit those who experience the pain of arthiritis on a daily basis, you have the makings for an incredible event. The Jingle Bell Run/Walk will be held at the Granite Run Corporate Center on Sunday, December 12, 2010. Registration is $20.00. This can also be a fund raising event for individuals and teams. I, personally, ran this event last year. It is a 5K, which is well organized, and very fun. A unique experience (5 comments)
lancaster: Celebrating Christmas @ American Music Theater - 10/31/10 03:10 PM
American Music Theater Presents Christmas Show 2010 Christmas Show 2010 is presented at American Music Theater beginning November 2, 2010 until December 30, 2010. Experience Lancaster through music, entertainment, and wonderful decorations. The Lancaster experience will help you experience the spirit of Christmas and cheer your soul. Tickets are available Adults - $39 American Music Theater Members - $29 Children (3-17) - $19.50 $5.00 Coupon (2 comments)
lancaster: The Making of a Leader - Being a Real Estate Leader - 08/31/10 10:31 PM
What does it mean to be a leader in the real estate field? Is it being a top producer? Is it being the number one agent in volume, average price per transaction? In Lancaster, PA real estate, I suggest an important leadership trait is setting the tone. This is described by John Maxwell as the Law of Sacrifice. Being a leader in one's office, in a transaction, in working with a client means setting the tone by being willing to sacrifice for the good of another. Selflessness compared to selfishness is readily apparent to others. I believe an effective leader in Lancaster, (18 comments)
lancaster: The Making of a Leader - 07/19/10 07:55 AM
The Making of a Good Leader Every person has the opportunity to exhibit good leadership qualities. As a realtor in Lancaster, PA, I understand this better than most. I spent 22 years as a pastor and learned so much about leadership. Helping sellers and buyers in a transaction in the Lancaster, PA real estate business also includes important leadership traits. The first quality of leadership I articulate is, "Positive, Passionate Presence." If you are in the business of leadership in your occupation or family, you must be present. For the buyer or seller in Lancaster, PA a realtor needs to be (9 comments)
lancaster: The birth of a non-profit housing corporation - 07/10/10 01:31 PM
The church in Lancaster, PA I attend has recently developed a non-profit housing corporation called Chestnut Housing Corporation. For many months persons have been discussing this idea and with the help of many persons from the church it is a legally recognized non-profit. If that is not exciting enough, we were able to buy our first property at 639 East Chestnut which is pictured below. The Chestnut Housing Corporation is becoming organized and has begun fund-raising. They will partner with Tabor Community Services to provide affordable housing for Lancaster city. The property will need to be renovated and made into a wonderful (4 comments)
lancaster: Friendship Wealth - 05/16/10 06:55 PM
Friendship Wealth As I reflect on my recent health challenges, I realize how truly wealthy I am. Some say a one's true wealth can be measured by how many friends he/she has. By this measure, I realize I am blessed. I experienced a hospitalization of 5 days about 2 weeks ago. I had been feeling poorly for about a week before I was correctly diagnosed with multiple pulmonary embolli and thus the hospitalization. It was through this experience I realized how vital and important my friends are to me.The day I was hospitalized my office mates rallied around me in worry (15 comments)
Come and see this home at 1417 Meadowbrook Road in Lancaster, PA 17603. Find wonderful hardwood floors throughout this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom with a spacious living room.
Enjoying a fireplace and a wonderful backyard with a great sunroom. Imagine entertaining friends and family in this outdoor living space. Relax with hot coffee while reading your newspaper.
Check out the virtual tour and more pictures at http://1417meadowbrookroad.epropertysites.com/ To see this home call today Cal Yoder Keller Williams Homes and Land Realty 1630 Manheim Pike Lancaster, PA 17601 Office - 717-735-1145 Cell - (4 comments)
lancaster: Eastside - Lancaster, PA 17602 - 04/01/10 06:37 PM
The Eastside neighborhood of Lancaster, PA is another wonderful neighborhood with much to offer the person looking for the city living experience in Lancaster County, PA.This neighborhood is located on the eastern edge of the city, thus its name. Currently there are abot 26 homes for sale ranging in price from $64,900 - $299,900. Like many parts of the city, this area has been experiencing revitalization.One of the exciting events of Eastside, Lancaster, PA was the opening of the Lancaster Science Factory in 2007. This was part of the overall redevelopment plan of the Kerr Glass Factory by Barry Baldwin.Reservoir Park (8 comments)
Author Bio: Specialities of Cal include listing properties and successfully selling them. He does this well through fantastic marketing and an exceptional ability to price a property correctly. He has a thorough knowledge of the marketplace because he produces market reports monthly.
He represents first time home buyers very well because of his patience and communicaton skills. First time buyers rely upon his steady demeanor and tough resolve.
Because of Cal's success in investment property he possesses the ability to assess real estate as an investment. This includes rentals and flips in Lancaster City and Lititz, PA area.
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