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By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Existing Home Sales Climb [INFOGRAPHIC]   Some Highlights: Both New Home Sales and Existing Home Sales are up month-over-month and year-over-year. Inventory remains low which continues to drive home prices up as demand continues to exceed the 4.7-month inventory. The median price of new homes is ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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        How does Absorption Rate affect the Real Estate Market ? First , we need to look at exactly what Absorption Rate is . An agent can search their MLS to determine how many similar properties have sold in a specific market Year to Date . They will then divide that Total Number of sales by th...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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       Yes it appears that rates will increase by late 2016 . But through the years Buyers faced much higher interest rates ! It really is all about your current Purchasing Power . Rate Increases only magnify the need to meet with a Mortgage Broker to be Pre-Approved prior to starting your home ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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      Some Highlights: The percentage of income needed to afford a median priced home is almost half the percentage of income needed to afford median rent. Buying costs are significantly less than renting costs. The percentage of income needed to afford a median priced home is less than the histo...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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       Foreclosures Increasing or Decreasing? Recently, there has been a lot of talk about the size of the foreclosure inventory in the nation. There has been some speculation that distressed property inventories are about to skyrocket. Today, we want to reveal what is actually taking place in t...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might make sense for many homeowners, as the majority of the country is currently experiencing a seller’s market...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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             Are you thinking of Saving Money by selling your house by Owner this Spring ? On the surface it seems like a realistic goal ! But after much effort and experiencing a lot of wasted time most Unrepresented Sellers will encounter a very frustrating experience ! In fact less than 15% of...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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       Lancaster Co. PA is enjoying one of it's best Home Sale Years since 2006 ! All Absorption RateAnalysis point to less than 4 months of Inventory through out most Price Points ! In some there is outright Scarcity. All of this has not been lost on Buyers , who are in the market in record numb...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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       In my lifetime I have owned 5 different Personal Residences ! The interest rates I've encounteredwere as high as 13% (1983) ! One thing that made even that acceptable was I was taught that everyoneis making a housing payment . But for some it's on someone Else's property ( RENT ) . Fast fo...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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$95,000 Lancaster Pennsylvania, block building currently being used as an auto body / restoration shop.Possibly used for storage or another business. Access from E Madison Street and 29 Alley NE in rear. Large garage door access. Oil fired hot water and steam heat. Buyer's Agent to verify square ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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        I keep an eye on all of the Manheim Twp. listings below $175,000 and have absolutelyno problem naming 71 Petersburg Road as the BEST BUY in Manheim Twp..  Typically inthis Price Point you struggle in two areas - Sufficient STORAGE & OFF STREET PARKING !Not so at 71 Petersburg Road ! Here ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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        The Market has drastically SHIFTED !  We are now clearly in a Sellers Market .  What has causedthis ?  It goes back to the Law of Supply and Demand . When calculating our supply of inventory ofavailable listings (for sale) we are seeing scarcity in all price points below $300,000 ! In som...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Saturday, July 26- Outdoor Art Show - Lititz Springs Park - 9am-5pm. Presented by The Village Art Association.  See website here.   Sunday, July 27 - Long’s Park Summer Music Series -  The Steel Wheels: From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this four-piece string band marries old-time musica...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Friday, July 18 - Family Movie Night - Mary Poppins (1964) at The Junction Center. Enjoy a free movie night with the family - Kettle Corn and Turkey Hill products available for purchase. Turkey Hill proceeds go to WJTL to help wit the cost of the event. Come early to ride the WJTL Pedal Cars! The...
By Cal Yoder, Homes For Sale in Lancaster PA - 717.413.0744
(Keller Williams of Central PA East)
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This home for rent in Lancaster PA is located in the desireable Manheim School District. Located at 1030 Marshall Avenue it is convenient to downtown Lancaster City and the Amtrak train station. A clean, row home with 2 full baths, and a carport with an off street parking spot are a few amenitie...
By Cal Yoder, Homes For Sale in Lancaster PA - 717.413.0744
(Keller Williams of Central PA East)
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  539 N Plum is a second/third floor aparment for rent in Lancaster PA. A very clean apartment with one bathroom and 2/3 bedrooms. Natural gas, hot water radiators provide a warm even heat. Enjoy entertaining friends in a spacious kitchen and easy access to the background. This apartment also bo...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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4th Annual Food and Spirits Festival - Sunday, July 13th - The fourth annual Food & Spirits Festival is a showcase of local restaurants, food vendors, vineyards, microbreweries, distilleries, retailers and more. This festival was created for those who enjoy good food, fine wine, craft beer and l...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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  Lampeter Strasburg School District - West Lampeter Township Real Estate Recap - June 2014 Last month saw the following activity in West Lampeter Township / Lampeter Strasburg School District:   New listings - $149,900 - $200,000 = 9 $201,000 - $250,000 = 6 $251,000 - $350,000 = 6 $351,000 - $62...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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4th Of July Weekend 2014 Events In Lancaster PA Friday July 4th- Old Fashioned 4th of July - Musser Park-  A festival that is fun for all ages! This is a great way to spend Independence Day since everyone in your family will find something to do, as well as eat. 11:00 -3:00 pm. - 135 N. Lime St....
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Lancaster County has a population of 525,000 and has a very good local economy. We are about 1.5 hours away from both Philly and Baltimore. We have all of the modern shopping consumers are used to, but we also have 4,000+ active farms!   Look no further for a team of highly trained agents to han...

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