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By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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‘Old Millennials’ Are Diving Head-First into Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: ‘Old Millennials’ are defined as 25-36 year olds according to the US Census Bureau. According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 31 years old. M...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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   Wheezer's Animal Rescue Foundation will host its first golf outing on Friday September 2nd at Tanglewood Manor Golf Course, 653 Scotland Road Quarryville, PA.  Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 8 AM, followed by a 9 AM shotgun start. A barbecue luncheon will follow golf. A...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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  The Society will present “Along the Scenic Octoraro Creek” Local Quarryville historians and authors Mike Roth and Stanley White will present a pictorial history of the area in and around Lake Octoraro. They will show scenes from before the lake was made. The area has included iron foundries, fl...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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4 Stats That PROVE This Is NOT 2005 All over Again Recent research by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) examined certain red flags that caused the housing crisis in 2005, and then compared them to today’s real estate market. Today, we want to concentrate on four of those red flags. Price...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Real Life vs. Reality TV: 5 Myths Explained Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV ‘show hole’*? We’ve all been there… watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Fixer Upper,” “House Hunters,” “Flip or Flop,” “Property Brothers...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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How Do Rising Prices Impact Your Home Equity? Yesterday, we shared the results of the latest Home Price Expectation Survey by Pulsenomics. One of the big takeaways from the survey is that over the next five years, home prices will appreciate 3.5% per year on average, and cumulatively will grow by...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Where Are Home Prices Headed Over the Next 5 Years? Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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     This slide shows exactly why Lancaster , PA  Home Buyers will lose by waiting ! Several key elements are working against you ! Core Logic is predicting Appreciation rates in excess of 5% this year . The very low Absorption Rates and inventory scarcity will only escalate this ! Additionally ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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 ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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 ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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 ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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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 ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Americans Believe Real Estate is Best Long-Term Investment According to Bankrate’s latest Financial Security Index Poll, Americans who have money to set aside for the next 10 years would rather invest in real estate than any other type of investment. Bankrate asked Americans to answer the followi...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Home Sales Accelerate During The “Dog Days of Summer” [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Existing home sales have accelerated to the highest pace since February 2007 at an annual pace of 5.57 million. Inventory of homes for sale remains below the historically normal 6-month mark at a 4.6-month supply...

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