Notes From The Trenches

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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Real Estate marketing, Coldwell Banker Select Professionals, Jeff Geoghan, Central PA Real Estate

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2011 

Today I’m downtown Lancaster City with Herb Ingram from Amerispec Home Inspections to talk about choosing an older home to purchase. Herb encourages prospective home buyers to consider the character and charm of an older home such as those that grace many of Lancaster City’s streets. He also det...
04/28/2011
Remember those stickers on every new car in the sales lot – the one touting the fuel economy?  Now imagine one on the front door of every home for sale.  No, not a fantasy…a coming reality.  And ultimately homebuyers will benefit and the real estate industry will adapt. In November the Departmen...
04/26/2011
I get this question a lot with the rise of distressed properties on the Lancaster PA real estate market. I'm sure it's the same where you are too... here's a quick comparison of a short sale versus a foreclosure sale.Short sales in Lancaster PA and beyond are when a home seller is in a situation...
04/21/2011
National Association Of Realtors statistics show that the majority of home sellers choose a listing agent based on a referral from a friend or family member. While referrals are a great starting point, there is a danger lurking if the prospective home seller doesn't take the critical next step:R...
04/20/2011
So where are we year to date in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania home sales and prices?  I’m glad you asked… While in virtually every category 2011 is looking worse than last year, interestingly the numbers look almost exactly like 2009.  Sold homes were not too far off last year at 4%, but pendin...
04/19/2011
I show a lot of homes to a lot of people every year, and see all kinds of things. Today I’m talking about 5 simple rules for touring homes for sale based on my experiences: 1) Treat the home like your own – don’t do things you wouldn’t do at your house, for example pushing or pulling things to s...
04/18/2011
Today I stopped in at Fresco Green Building Supplies along Manheim Pike near Lancaster, PA (right off the route 30 exit at Commerce Drive) to chat with Rick Frescatore, one of the owners of the store. Fresco Green has been in business at the Commerce Drive location for a little over a year, and ...
04/15/2011
Today I want to take time to publicly thank all my great clients and referrers who helped the Jeff Geoghan Realty Group reach the International Diamond Society award from the Coldwell Banker brand.  We received this prestigious award for 2010 today at our brokerage's quarterly meeting at the Her...
04/14/2011
Today I visit with Frank Barrett of Indoor City Granite and Marble, located on Loop Road near Lancaster City. Frank discussed the ‘Pre-cut slab yard” Indoor City has out back. I discovered this yard at when our interior designer recommended it as part of our remodel this spring. The pre-cut slab...
04/08/2011
I had a great testimonial on LinkedIn I thought I'd share with you: "My wife and I interviewed Jeff when trying to decide who to list our house with because I knew he was very involved in the local green and sustainable community here in Lancaster PA. We hired Jeff because his approach to marketi...
04/04/2011
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