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By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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  The Writer's Group will meet at the Quarryville Library at 357 Buck Road in Quarryville, PA on November 28th at 6 PM. All aspiring writers are invited. Source: Solanco Advertiser Don HessKW EliteKeller Williams Realty1280 Plaza Blvd.Lancaster, PA 17601717-553-2500 Office717-715-6288 Mobile717-7...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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      As I look at the Market I live in , West Lampeter Twp.(Lancaster Co., PA) ,I can see a trend . Properties that are staged to sell and priced below $250,000are selling in days ! Homes listed  for sale between $250,000 -$375,000 are going Under Agreement(UA) in 45-70 days . In both of these t...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Your Friends Are Crazy Wrong If They're Telling You Not to Buy The current narrative is that home prices have risen so much so that it is no longer a smart idea to purchase a home. Your family and friends might suggest that buying a home right now (whether a first-time home or a move-up home) mak...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Feeling ‘Stuck in Place’? You Aren’t Alone… And There’s Hope! Whether you are a renter who is searching for your dream home or a homeowner who feels like your only option is to renovate, you have at least one thing in common: feeling stuck in place. According to data from the National Association...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’ The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is headed in the right direction. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, but there are many basic similari...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO! With residential home prices continuing to appreciate at levels above historic norms, some are questioning if we are heading toward another housing bubble (and subsequent burst) like the one we experienced in 2006-2008. Recently, five housing experts wei...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Veterans Affairs Loans by the Numbers Some Highlights: Since the creation of the VA Home Loans Program, 22 million veterans have been able to achieve the American Dream of homeownership. So far in 2017, $188 billion has been loaned to veterans and their families through the program. VA Purchase L...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Multigenerational Households May Be the Answer to Price Increases Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way! In the 1950s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their grown children or parents. According to an article by Realtor.com, “Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is now li...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Maintain Fast Growth The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price Report last week. The report revealed that severely lacking inventory across the country drained sales growth and kept home prices rising at a stead...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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The Difference an Hour Makes in Real Estate Every Hour in the US Housing Market:  624 Homes Sell 347 Homes Regain Positive Equity Median Home Values Go Up $1.13 Five New Buyer Prospects view the same listing    Buyers ,your first step is obtaining Mortgage Pre-Approval ! Email  mikeperrykw@gmail....

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (29.2%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.8%), the choi...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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  “Get Motivated, Stay Motivated” will be offered in the Community Room at Walter L. Aument Family Health Center, 317 W. Chestnut Street Quarryville, PA. The program will be presented Monday November 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Tools will be offered to set reasonable wellness goals, leave unhealthy ...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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 Solanco High School students will offer free technology lessons to the community on Thursday November 9. All members of the Solanco (Southern Lancaster County) community are invited. Sessions will be held from 9:15 AM to 11:30 AM at the Solanco Senior Center, 184 S. Lime Street Quarryville, PA. ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Buying a Lancaster, PA Home Can Be Scary... Unless You Know the Facts Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home, which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some facts: 40% of millennials who purchas...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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How to Save on a Mortgage Payment Whether Buying or Selling In Trulia’s recent report, Rent vs. Buy: Roommate Edition, they examined the impact that renting with a roommate has in determining whether it is more expensive to rent or buy. The study explains: “Since we started keeping track in 2012,...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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The #1 Reason to List Your House, NOW! The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that sales rose 0.7% month-over-month, but remain 1.5% lower than they were a year ago. Some may look at these numbers and think that no...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Millennials Flock Towards Low Down Payment Programs A report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less. The trend continued among all buyers with a mortgage, as 73% made a down payment of less than 20%. An art...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Net Worth of Homeowners 44X Greater than Renters Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was released two weeks ago. The study revealed that the 2...

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