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By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Right now Fall is in the air and we're starting our 4th quarter count down til  New Years ! It's an excellent time to build your Dream Home at GREEN HILL ESTATES ! We currently have 5 one acre lots to choose from and are OPEN every Sunday to tour our Model (featured below ).Our builder Paul Lantz...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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   The Quarryville Library invites the public to its Book Club on Wednesday October 12th at 1:30 PM. The book to be discussed will be “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee. The Library is located at 357 Buck Road Quarryville, PA 17566.  Source: Solanco AdvertiserDon HessKeller Williams Realtyof Centr...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2017 The National Association of Realtors, The Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2017. Here is a chart showing what each entity is projecting in sales for this year and the next. ...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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  My wife tells me it's “Canning time”, so for all you that still can here's a recipe we like: Christmas Pickles Use 2 to 3 inch long pickles. Add to each gallon jar: 4 tbsp. salt4 tbsp. alum8 tbsp. pickling spice4 c. vinegar (dark) Wash pickles and pack whole in glass gallon jars. To each jar ad...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Foreclosure Rate Drops to Pre-Crisis Levels [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Only 2.9% of homes are in serious delinquency, down 17.1% from July 2015. This is the 57th consecutive month with a year-over-year decline. The national foreclosure rate has returned to August 2007 levels, at only 0.9%. Re...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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          Low Interest Rates!   From September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016:The volume of homes on market is down 800 homes. Median SOLD price: September 1, 2015 $170,000 August 31, 2016 $187,500. Average Days on Market: September 1, 2015 = 62 August 31, 2016 = 50  We need more homes in our market ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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5 Stats that Prove the Real Estate Market is Getting Stronger Whenever there is talk about an improving housing market, some begin to show concern that we may be headed toward another housing bubble that will be followed by a crash similar to the one we saw last decade. Here are five data points ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Ready to Make an Offer? 4 Tips for Success So you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee your dream of making this house yours c...
By Joy Daniels
(Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.)
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Major price reduction in this amazing 3 Story Brick home in the Historic District of Columbia, Pennsylvania. $195,0005 Bedrooms 2.5 Bathrooms .30 acres 3603 Square Feet  559 Chestnut Street, Columbia PA 17512 Majestic all brick home in Historic District. High ceilings, spacious foyer w/ open stai...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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76% Of US Homeowners Now Have at Least 20% Equity in Their Homes! CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation, while 75.9% now have significant equity (defined as more than 20%)! The report also revealed that 548,000 hous...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home Owning a home has great financial benefits. Because of this, more and more experts are growing concerned about the ramifications of a falling homeownership rate. Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the Americ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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50% of Houses sold in 36 Days or Less in July [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their Confidence Index The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real esta...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Mortgage Standards Easing TOO MUCH? NO!! There is no doubt that getting a mortgage is easier today than it was right after the housing crash a decade ago. However, the easing of credit availability has led to some questioning of whether or not we are headed for another housing crisis. Let’s put e...
By Don Hess
(Keller Williams Realty of Central PA East, 930 Red Rose Court, Lancaster, PA 17601)
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   The Quarryville Library at 357 Buck Road Quarryville, PA will host an art show with paintings by local artist Alice Schwager. The show is titled “Healing Vibrations”.  The show will open with a reception for the artist on Saturday September 17th from 3 to 7 PM. Refreshments will be served. The...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Interest Rates Remain at Historic Lows… But for How Long? The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; The higher the rate, the greater your payment will be. That is why it is important to look at where the experts believe rates are headed when deci...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step In many markets across the country, the amount of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are seri...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Sustainable? There are some experts questioning whether the current pace of residential home sales is sustainable. Are too many people buying homes like in 2004-2006? Are we headed for another housing crisis? Actually, if we look closely at the numbers, we can se...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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New Construction Numbers: Now Versus 2005 There is some thinking that the pace of the housing recovery is unsustainable and that we may be heading for another housing bubble. However, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist of realtor.com explains the basic difference between 2005 and today: “The hav...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
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Home Prices Up 5.61% Across The Country! [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on rel...

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