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West Lampeter resident and Lancaster County Realtor.
   Are Lancaster's Home Values Really Overinflated? Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their most recent Existing Home Sales Report. According to the report: “The median existing-home price for all housing types in January was $240,500, up 5.8 percent from January 2017...
  Is Now a Good Time to Rent in Lancaster ? People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their 2017...
  It’s Tax Season… Use Your Refund to Jump Start Your Down Payment Savings! According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,840 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $2,895, last...
Top 5 Reasons to Hire the Perry Property Group to Represent You ! Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate goal. But in this world of instant gratificat...
Mortgage Rates on FIRE! Lancaster Home Prices Up in Smoke? Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year. What impact will rising rates have on house values? Many quickly jump ...
80% of Lancaster Renters Believe Home Ownership is a Part of Their American Dream According to the latest Aspiring Home Buyers Profile by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 82% of surveyed renters desire to own a home in the future, with 80% believing homeownership is a big part of achie...
  2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possibl...
      Attention all KW Agents here on Active Rain :  Keller Williams has launched their new Referral Network  and are awarding points as your add members to your    personal Referral Network. When I saw this ,I just had to reach out to all of the KW Agents who are active on AR ! I mean We can acc...
    If Face Book is a big part of your Marketing , this is a mustread ! These 7 easy steps will keep you current with recent Face Book changes and create consumer leads ! Enjoy .... Were you, like most agents, shocked and scared when you heard that Facebook promises to minimize the reach of busi...
Calm Down! The Real Estate Market is NOT Falling Apart There has been tremendous volatility in certain markets over the last few weeks (for example, the stock and currency markets). When this happens, some tend to lump all of their investments together and create an almost ‘Armageddon’ scenario w...

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