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Thought I'd throw one more callout before retiring for the evening...this week Central PA Magazine came out with their March issue, which features an article entitled "A Touch Of Green" by Jennifer Kopf.  It talks about the state of "green" in the region and Jennifer spent some time on the phone ...
I wanted to take a moment to showcase the difference that professional photography makes when presenting listing photos to the homebuyer market.  As we know, compelling images of a home make all the difference.  Some of you may not know that I am also doing photography, a hobby that has "develope...
Nestled in West Hempfield Township between Ironville Pike and Hempfield Hill Road is Lake Grubb Nature Park.  54 Acres of forest and walking trails surrounding Lake Grubb.  The surrounding area is known as Silver Spring and has a zip code of 17575.  The park is the site of a former iron ore mine....
Pulled up a snippit today with the catchy headline "Suburbia's March To Oblivion".  The title did its job and I dutifully pulled up the link.  The author of the short piece came straight out and announced that suburbia was doomed because of the mortgage "crisis".  He continued to point out that s...
According to a Washingon Post article, homes priced at an "exact" amount tend to sell for more that homes priced with lots of zeros.Researchers at Cornell (spending those grant dollars well, I see) conducted lab tests last year on graduate students (?) and examined sale prices in a couple of busy...
I had a closing yesterday for a great upscale Lancaster City townhome.  Everything went smooth even though the lender was coming out of California (no reflection on my home state).  Our title guru, Jim, had arranged things so that the package was here with time to spare.  The buyers had availed t...
This morning Lancaster County PA had the opportunity to "go solar" - at least in one small way.The Lancaster County Career & Technology Center hosted an informational event surrounding the installation of a thermal solar system in their project "green" home adjacent to their Mount Joy facility.  ...
As a member of the GBACPA, I'm proud to announce that they will be at the prestigious PA Home Showat the Harrisburg Farm Show complex. I'll be there - will you?Jeff The Pennsylvania Home Show This yearly event, filling up the huge State Farm Show complex in Harrisburg, with nearly 350 displays a...
It was bound to happen.The top 3 real estate bloggers (indeed, the only 3 active real estate bloggers) in Lancaster County, PA decided it was high time to meet face to face and compare notes.  The place - Symposium Restaurant on Centerville Road.  A very cool Mediterranean-style gathering spot, w...
Live the Lancaster County dream - a small farm of your own to grow organic food and raise free-range chickens!  (OK, that'd be my dream...). This 4 bedroom historic home was built back in 1895, and includes a bank barn and lots of space.  Located in one of my favorite areas in the county, Central...

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