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 I LOVE Long & Foster!  As the nation's largest privately-held (meaning not a franchise) real estate firm, we have over 200 offices and 16,000+ agents throughout NC, VA, MD, DE, NJ and of course, Pennsylvania.  What's even better is that we have a great mortgage partner in Prosperity Mortgage, an...
Here's a quote from Tamasin Sterner, Southeast PA's original home performance expert.  Hot off the presses! "Coming in 2008:  Home Performance Contractor's School.  A. Tamasin Sterner, founder of Pure Energy, will be opening a training facility for contractors to learn: how to properly insulate a...
Even in a soft market, carefully buying and managing pProperties can bring new richesThis is a good article on getting started as an investor even in this "not as hot" market: The real-estate bubble has burst. Get over it. In areas that saw big home-price run-ups in the first half of the decade, ...
Did you know that Lancaster was the capital of the country (for exactly one day)? On September 27, 1777 the Continental Congress, fleeing from the British forces who had occupied Philadelphia, convened on the site of Penn Square to conduct business. The next day, fearing British raiding parties, ...
In case you didn't know yet, the price of electricity in Pennsylvania has been controlled since 1996 when rate caps were put in place as a compromise with the regional utilities, who owned the state's power plants after deregulation tried unsuccessfully to stimulate competition in the 1990s.  Sin...
If your local paper features Jim Dulley's columns, you're in luck.  He is dedicated to energy savings and new innovations that directly benefit today's homeowner.  Visit his website here to see what he's doing today.  I especialy liked his article in last Sunday's Lancaster News entitled "Where a...
One of my favorite pastimes is the study of history, particularly the era of the American Civil War.  I also enjoy doing battlefield photography, so I get to combine two of my personal loves.You may not realize this, but Lancaster PA was a hub of activity during the Civil War.  Many local volunte...
In Lancaster County Central Park quietly sits a truly historic American home - Rock Ford.  Named after a nearby rock ford once used to cross the nearby Conestoga River, this 1794 home was built by General Edward Hand and remains remarkably unchanged architecturally even today.  Edward Hand emigra...
If you haven't been out to Lancaster Central Park (so named for it's strategic location in the county) you're missing a true treat.  Covering over 540 acres along the famed Conestoga River, Lancaster Central Park boasts some wonderful wooded landscape and community features such as six pavilions ...
If you haven't heard of Roots Market, you're not alone.  Despite the fact that the country market & auction has been around since 1925 in the same location, many newcomers to the country don't seem to know about it.  Since my wife & I live only a mile away in East Petersburg, we've become devoted...

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