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Today I listed a wonderful Reservoir Street home...    Visit for tours, photos and details. The old world and the new mesh seamlessly in this completely remodeled Lancaster City townhome. Classic hardwood floor and ceramic tile blend with a fresh renovated kitchen with all a...
Continuing in my fall series on preparing for a Lancaster County winter, I wanted to focus on Lancaster City and the boroughs such as Millersville, East Petersburg, Mountville, Columbia City, Quarryville, Elizabethtown, Denver, etc.  In these towns there is a concentration of older row homes, usu...
Last week Lancaster City and the state announced a project to bring a little country into the urban environment - by building "green" roofs on 6 city structures.  These roofs will consist of soil layers with plantings, giant flowerboxes that, when completed, will insulate the buildings beneath an...
This is the second in a series of articles on how to beat the cold this winter using "green" home performance techniques.  My first article was on FIREPLACES...Today let's discuss using the Sun directly to heat your home.  Green Building pros call this PASSIVE SOLAR.Passive solar is the intention...
I'm going to be presenting a beautiful renovated home on North Reservoir Street in the next few days.  Here's some sneak preview photos... This 4 bedroom, 1 bath townhome has a 2nd floor laundry and new hardwood floors and exquisite detail befitting it's turn of the century construction & style. ...
Yesterday, November 14th marked the 2nd annual Lancaster County Housing Summit, held at the Eden Best Western in Manheim Township near Lancaster City.  The event ran from 8am to 3pm and featured 3 large-group sessions in the courtyard auditorium & 2 "break out" sessions in the ballrooms.  The eve...
I've just posted a new gallery on of my photo shoot at Harpers Ferry, WV this past weekend.  Take a few minutes to check it out and drop me a guestbook comment! I took the boys down for the day and we also visited Antietam National Battlefield in the very late afternoon ...
I thought I'd post a series of (short) articles on energy-efficiency now that our Northeast winter is just around the corner.My first topic will be that of FIREPLACES. Most buyers hope or ask for a fireplace when purchasing a home.  The Lancaster PA Real Estate market loves a fireplace!  Of cours...
The October report from the Lancaster County Association Of Realtors came out this past week, answering the question in many realtors and customer's minds - how will this fall season start out?  This year has been a depressed one in general, as the County home market fights off the incessant nati...
PP&L, one of our regional electric suppliers here in Lancaster County, PA has announced a free lightbulb giveaway including two "CFLs" or compact fluorescent lightbulbs.  These energy-efficient bulbs use up to 75% less energy than traditional (old-fashioned?) lightbulbs and last many years longer...

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