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This is one of those posts where I wish I didn't have to write it, but felt it was so important to my readers that I would be remiss not to at least talk about it. Everyone out there probably knows somebody who is behind on their mortgage payments, looking for alternatives and likely also just fi...
I thought this review of unemployment in Lancaster, the state and nationally would be timely given my upcoming set of articles on the state of home sales and the real estate market outlook.  Here's a chart showing the historical trends:   You'll notice right away that the Pennsylvania unemploymen...
I'm pleased to introduce you to a true Lancaster City gem - The Mary Reynolds Mansion at 802 North Duke Street.  This Colonial Revival was built as the residence of Mary Reynolds, widow of Samuel H. Reynolds.  Estimated date of completion was 1897.  Samuel Reynolds was a prominent Lancaster attor...
COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE RELEASES ANNUAL HOME PRICE COMPARISON INDEX FOR united states and SELECT international MARKETS $2 Million Difference Between Four-Bedroom Homes In Most Expensive Market of La Jolla, Calif., and Most Affordable Market, Grayling, Mich. Singapore Tops International List a...
Come visit this beautiful open floor plan with soaring Palladian-style windows framing a cozy fireplace in the 2-story great room! There is a custom den with built-in cherry desk, shelving & cabinets. Professionally lighted landscaping wraps around the home.  The 1st floor MBR & laundry,eat-in ki...
I had the opportunity to visit the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg Pennsylvania yesterday - it's located in Reservoir Park, just off of Route 83.  I was impressed by the size of the place - I understand that the collection and museum came largely from Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed's effor...
Check out this contemporary style ranch home in Lancaster City: Lovely Mid Century Modern home located on quiet Lancaster PA street close to shopping and amenities. Bright, open floor plan with wood fireplace and lots of glass. Potential In-Law quarters. Plenty of storage. Here are some specs: Si...
This morning we had another great gathering of Lancaster County Twitter users over at the Prince St. Cafe in Downtown Lancaster City.  Some new faces were there - thanks for coming out!  Here's the list of attendees so you can follow them... @wtrmaus@asruiz@beckami@zoidland@crazywidow@ryansmoker@...
Just on the market today - a very nice second-floor unit in Oak Knoll, a Lancaster condo community in a great location on the east side of Millersville.  For those looking to work or study at Millersville University, this could be a good option.  With a price under $140,000, this home is a good c...
I took the kids to the AMA Road Racing series (American Motorcycle Association) finale event held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park last weekend.  We made the 2.5 hour drive from Lancaster County to Milville, NJ through the labor day traffic (not bad).  Since I spent much of the 90's participati...

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