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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...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Baby Boomers Are On the Move According to a Merrill Lynch study, “an estimated 4.2 million retirees moved into a new home last year alone.” Two-thirds of retirees say that they are likely to move at least once during retirement. As one participant in the study stated: “In retirement, you have the...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Rents Skyrocket at Highest Rate in almost a Decade The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was released by the Labor Department last week. An analysis by Market Watch revealed the cost of rent was 3.8% higher than a year ago for the second straight month in June. That’s the strongest yearly price gain sin...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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A Homeowner’s Net Worth is 45x Greater Than a Renter’s! Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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3 Questions Every Buyer Should Ask Themselves If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real esta...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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     Are Buyers actively looking for Homes in Lancaster County , PA ? The National Association of REALTORS has recently reported that for the 2nd consecutive year Buyer Foot Traffic remains very brisk . Additionally the Listing Inventory in Lancaster County is under 2,000 properties and the Abso...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Should I Wait Until Next Year? Or Buy Now? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 4.6% by next year. ...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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 “Kid's Night” will be the next installment in the Summer Concert Series held at Hufnagle Park on Oak Lane in Quarryville. It will be held at 7:00 PM on Saturday July 17th.  The concert will feature the Dkers, Acts of Jennius, free ice cream and balloon animals. In case of rain the concert will b...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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3 Crucial Questions Most Home Buyers Don’t Know the Answer To...DO YOU? Whether you are considering the purchase of your first home or trading up to the home your family frequently fantasizes about, there are three crucial questions you must know the answer to: What is the minimum down payment re...
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 “Remembering Charlie Carlson” on Saturday July 16th  2016. at 1:30 PM at the Solanco Historical Society Archives Building at 1932 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA. (US Route 222 south of Quarryville)  Kenneth Hoak, Quarryville artist and educator, will talk about...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Would You Qualify for a Mortgage Now? The widespread myth that perfect credit and large down payments are necessary to buy a home are holding many potential home buyers on the sidelines. According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO score for all closed loans in May was 724...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Homeownership Builds Wealth & Offers Stability The most recent Housing Pulse Survey released by the National Association of Realtors revealed that the two major reasons Americans prefer owning their own home instead of renting are: They want the opportunity to build equity. They want a stable and...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Saving to Buy a Home? Do You Know the Difference Between Cost & Price? As a seller, you will be most concerned with the ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must be concerned not with price but instead with the ‘long term cost’ of the home. M...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Is Now the Right Time to Put Your House on the Market …or Not? Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator of home sales based on contract signings. The report revealed that this May’s numbers weren’t quite as good as ...
By Ken Pederson, Certified Mortgage Planner
(FAIRWAY Independent Mortgage Corp)
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102 Linger Street is for sale... Here's a cool website to tell you more.3 bedroom home for sale in Millersville... 
By Ken Pederson, Certified Mortgage Planner
(FAIRWAY Independent Mortgage Corp)
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Here's a nice home for sale in the pretty countryside of Lancaster County... 3106 River Road. 3106 River Road in Conestoga, PA. 
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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2 Tips For Getting The Most Money When Selling Your House Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LIT...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Saving To Buy A Home? What Would You Sacrifice? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: 95% of first-time homebuyers are willing to sacrifice to make homeownership a reality. The top thing that buyers sacrifice are new clothes at 54%. Even repeat or experienced buyers say they sacrificed taking a vacation...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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4 Reasons to Buy This Summer! Summer is here! The temperature isn't the only thing heating up right now, so too is the housing market in many areas of the country! Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Ho...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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 It appears that Lancaster County Real Estate is keeping pace with the national statistics I posted earlier.   Don HessKeller Williams Realtyof Central PA East930 Red Rose CourtLancaster, PA 17601717 553-2500 office717 715-6288 mobile717 786-7967 directdonhess39@gmail.com 

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