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By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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You Need a Professional on Your Team 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 do it on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You Need an Expert G...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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If Your Home Hasn’t Sold Yet… Check the 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 winter as many real estate professionals are reporting bidding w...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying a Home Come True [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Realtor.com recently shared “5 Habits to Start Now If You Hope to Buy a Home in 2017.” Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without think...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Millionaire to Millennials: Buy a Home!! Last week, CNBC ran an article quoting self-made millionaire David Bach explaining that not purchasing a home is "the single biggest mistake millennials are making" because buying real estate is "an escalator to wealth.” Bach went on to explain: "If millen...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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   Volunteers are needed to help with the Muddy Run Deer Count. The count will be held at the park on January 15th on Holtwood Road (State Route 372) near Quarryville, Pennsylvania.  The count will take place from 1 to 4 PM and will be held rain or shine. The count involves one to two hours of st...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Year-Over-Year Price Appreciation Reaches Double Digits in 5 Price Categories The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that, compared to last year, home sales are up dramatically in five of the six price ranges they measure. Homes priced between $100-2...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Inadequate Inventory Driving Prices Up The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed a direct correlation between a lack of inventory and rising prices. We are all familiar with the concept of supply and demand. As the demand for an item increases ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Here’s to a Wonderful 2017!We hope 2017 is a great year for you, both personally & professionally.     All signs point to 2017 as being a very good year for eal estate .   Mortgage rates will be below 5%  and there are still many buyers   who are hoping to find a new home in 2017 , Sellers will a...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell a house this year, you need a real estate professional on your team! There are many benefits to using a local professional! Pick...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Start 2017 Off Right… List Your House for Sale As we are about to bring in the New Year, families across the country will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell their current house and move into their dream home. Many will decide that it is smarter to wait until the spring “buyer’s m...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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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 ti...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Existing Home Sales Surge Through The Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: November’s Existing Home Sales report revealed that sales are now at an annual pace of 5.61 million which is “now the highest since February 2007 (5.79 million) and is 15.4% higher than a year ago (4.86 million).” Total...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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  Wishing everyone a blessed Christmas ! Don HessKW EliteKeller Williams Realty1280 Plaza Blvd.Lancaster, PA 17601717-553-2500 Office717-715-6288 Mobile717-786-7967 Directdonhess39@gmail.com 

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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The Fed Raised Rates: What Does that Mean for Housing? You may have heard that the Federal Reserve raised rates last week… But what does that mean if you are looking to buy a home in the near future? Many in the housing industry have predicted that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the po...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Student Loans = Higher Credit Scores According to a recent analysis by CoreLogic, Millennial renters (aged 20-34) who have student loan debt also have higher credit scores than those who do not have student loans. This may come as a surprise, as there is so much talk about student loans burdening...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Whether You Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage There are some renters who have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage -...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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2 Tips to Ensure You Get 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...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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The #1 Reason to Sell Now… Not Next Spring The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand’. If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases. According to the National Association of R...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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The Impact Your Interest Rate Has on Your Buying Power [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Your monthly housing cost is directly tied to the price of the home you purchase and the interest rate you secure for your mortgage. Over the last 30 years, interest rates have fluctuated greatly with rates in t...

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