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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)
Comments 2
       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)
Comments 3
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)
Comments 1
             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)
Comments 0
       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)
Comments 2
       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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  Pretzel Fudge! Warning: Finished product will probably not look anything like the picture above!  Because the picture is not pretzel fudge!      Ingredients: 2 Cups of coarsely crushed pretzels 1 Cup dry roasted peanuts, unsalted 1 Package white chocolate chips, melted in microwave 1 Package pe...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
Comments 4
NEW MODEL at the Villas at Georgetown , the CONESTOGA  ! Open 2 story plan , full basement ,two patios , 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage , 1,500 + Square feet , starting at $207,900 .Finally the Villas at Georgetown enjoy some of the lowest Real Estate Taxes in the County !  TWO CAR GARAGE of...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
Comments 2
 Come tour the Villas at Georgetown in Lancaster County Pennsylvania  Affordable country living! Final Phase - 4 quick delivery models to tour. One floor living at its finest! Loads of storage on second floor. Minutes to Rt. 1, Rt. 30, and URBN. Paul Lantz, Custom Builder.  Standing Models to Tou...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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   Have a Blessed Easter  Don HessKeller Williams Realtyof Central PA East930 Red Rose CourtLancaster, PA 17601717 735-1145 office717 715-6288 mobile717 786-7967 directhess39@comcast.net   
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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 IT'S TIME FOR GO-FORE GOLF!  Go-Fore Golf is a midwinter fund raiser for the Quarryville Library at 357 Buck Road Quarryville, PA 17566 for the past six years. The seventh annual miniature golf outing will be held inside the library on Saturday February 27th.The Library will be closed for regula...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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There is a pamphlet assembled by "Places 2040" in cooperation with the Lancaster County Planning Commission and the Lancaster County Association of Realtors. It is titled "Lancaster County a Changing Place, 2000 - 2015." The Report contains vital information to be used in planning for the year 20...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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During this very busy time let's not forget why we are celebrating.Merry Christmas to each and every one of you! Don HessKeller Williams Realtyof Central PA East930 Red Rose CourtLancaster, PA 17601717 735-1145 office717 715-6288 mobile717 786-7967 directhess39@comcast.net  
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
Comments 3
$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 Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
Comments 3
Recipe of the Month, Quarter, whatever frequency I’ve been doing this!   Chocolate Chip Cookies Combine:3 c. Pillsbury flour          3/4 c. white sugar3/4 tbsp. baking soda     1-1/2 tsp. vanilla1-1/2 c. Crisco                3 eggs3/4 c. brown sugar          1 bag chocolate chips Bake at 350 de...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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 The Solanco Wrestling Association Is looking for a volunteer youth wrestling coordinator and volunteer coaches for grades three through six. A meeting will be held on Wednesday September 23rd at 6 PM in the Solanco Wrestling Complex at Solanco High School next to the football stadium. (585 Solan...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
Comments 9
        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 ...

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