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Real Estate marketing, Coldwell Banker Select Professionals, Jeff Geoghan, Central PA Real Estate

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2011 

Today I’m discussing real estate in Lancaster City, PA – in particular the three things that IMO make the difference when it comes to value and buyer interest…. 1 – Offstreet parking (or garages).  This is HUGE issue for most city buyers, and not so common among the real estate inventory.  If yo...
05/31/2011
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (May 18, 2011) – The high cost of gasoline is not just emptying wallets; it is also impacting where consumers choose to buy a home. According to a new Coldwell Banker survey among its network of real estate professionals, 75 percent said that the recent spike in gas prices has i...
05/25/2011
You may not know it, but if you are still in the PP&L electric generation program after deregulation, you have a good option to potentially discount your bill. It's called the "Time Of Use" option and you can see it at the PP&L website here: http://www.pplelectric.com/time-of-use/option/The way ...
05/24/2011
Whether it’s your first foray into Real Estate or you’ve owned your home for many years, you’ll need to know some basics in order to make a successful offer on a home. There are four key components of any offer, and as a homebuyer of real estate in Lancaster County PA or beyond you’ll need each ...
05/18/2011
If you're interested in Lancaster City living and want to rent within walking distance of most of downtown, including Binns Park, Lancaster Central Market, The Fulton Opera House, Lancaster General Hospital, TheBelvedere, Building Character, Rachel's Creperie, the Lancaster County Courthouse, Mu...
05/16/2011
A few months ago I made a bit of stir online with my video show episode "3 Reasons Not To Buy A Home." (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4TETi13twY&) Folks expressed surprise to hear that coming from a real estate professional, of all people.Of course, there really are valid reasons not to leap i...
05/16/2011
I get questions regularly from folks about the homebuyer tax credits - what should they do (if anything) about repaying it, etc. Here's a brief (but not exhaustive) summary of the ground rules for each of the homebuyer tax credits. If you bought a home for sale in Lancaster, PA and beyond betwee...
05/11/2011
Today I'm in Manheim Borough, PA at the world headquarters of Baron Insurance Group talking to Christopher Vogt about "hot button' issues for insurance companies when it comes to older homes such as are found in Lancaster City PA real estate or that of the surrounding 18 boroughs of Lancaster Co...
05/09/2011
Virtually every other day I interact with prospective home buyers who are in the early stages of researching properties (usually online) and reaching out for more info on a property. To anyone in this stage, let me give you some advice you won't see or hear in most places:HIRE A BUYER AGENT FIRS...
05/05/2011
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