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2011 

Today we’re welcoming Jeremy Walter, financial advisor with Bare Financial Services Inc. Jeremy really wanted to share the benefits of paying extra on your mortgage, so we set up a “whiteboard session” to lay out some examples. Jeremy discussed how, by paying just $200 extra a month, you can cut...
03/31/2011
If you are planning a relocation and don't know much about the area(s) that you may be ending up in, this video will be very helpful to you in getting started -- the right way.First -- if your organization has a contract with a Relocation company, then be sure to check into the terms of that con...
03/29/2011
For this episode I am out in East Lampeter visiting Lancaster Habitat For Humanity's "ReStore" - a home & building products store offering donated goods to the public to benefit the mission of Lancaster Habitat. Habitat For Humanity is a nationally-known non-profit organization and the Lancaster...
03/25/2011
With many folks thinking about listing their homes this Spring, it's a good time to review some basic economics when it applies to setting marketing prices of homes. The question - is a house or property more like a product, or more like a commodity? In case you're wondering, a "product" is some...
03/22/2011
Are you ready?   The 2011 BIA Lancaster Home Show is upon us once again!  Running this Friday through Sunday (March 18,19, 20) at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  This show includes most of Lancaster County's building professionals of all sorts, from high-end custom homes ...
03/16/2011
  Visit this Lancaster City Home's website - http://www.242eastross.com.   Come tour this spacious, elegant brick row home ideally situated in Lancaster City's "Hospital District" within walking distance of Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster's train station and many uptown points of interest....
03/14/2011
  Visit this Lancaster City PA home's website at www.833Rolridge.com Make the transition to home ownership with this beautiful light & bright 2 bedroom townhome – gleaming hardwood floors in living room have been lovingly restored.  A remodeled kitchen with Gas range and Fisher Paykal dishwasher...
03/14/2011
“Pre-Listing” home inspections and appraisals have risen in popularity in the last few years, with increasingly detailed negotiations and conservative appraisals happening our there in many areas. Since the buyer almost always elects to go with a home inspection and since the buyer’s bank will r...
03/10/2011
Looking at home sales figures, we can see that a decent new year’s traffic caused home closings to be up fully 20% over 2010.  Since there were no mitigating factors during this time frame last year, we can say that this rebound is almost surely the result of pent-up demand for housing being rel...
03/09/2011
  One of the things that may bite you as a homebuyer is missing a deadline set in the contract, and one of the most troublesome deadlines is the inspection contingency deadline. Most buyers don’t realize the urgency of getting everything done in time to meet that deadline, and the loss of rights...
03/08/2011
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