buy a home: Market Report for Shrewsbury, PA (17361) - 10/11/13 04:36 AM
The number of active listings in Shrewsbury (17361) increased by 40.4% from August 2013 to September 2013. This correlates with the number of sales in August dropping by 75% from the previous month.  While these numbers might seem drastic, this is typical seasonal shift.  As people settle down from summer activites and start preparing for the winter, the home buying season typically slows down.  There are currently 45 active listings in Shrewsbury, PA. 
The median number of days active properties have been listed is 33. This is significantly shorter than the national average.  BIG CONCLUSION:  Now is a AWESOME time to purchase a home in Shrewsbury, … (2 comments)

buy a home: Mortgage rates - Is now a good time to buy? - 09/27/13 06:10 AM
Mortgage rate are a big player in determining how much home you can purchase.  I am asked by buyers often what I believe will happen with rates.  While I am not an expert, I do know a few people who are. 
Last week, at Keller Williams Mega Camp, Gary Keller and Jay Papasan talked about interest rates.  
Mortgage rates remain historically low, and only recently jumped to above 4 percent. In January, the 30-year mortgage went up by 1 percent. “That’s a 10 percent increase in the monthly cost of the home,” said Papasan. Or a 10 percent drop in … (0 comments)

buy a home: Market Report for Red Lion, PA (17356) - 09/23/13 02:10 AM
Red Lion, settled in 1852, was named after one of the first pubs in town, the Red Lion Tavern. Before and during the Civil War, several houses in the area were also used as part of the Underground Railroad.  Red Lion was a main stop along the old Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, known locally as the "Ma & Pa" Railroad. That railroad ran from York County to Baltimore, Maryland.
Red Lion was once famous for the many brands of cigars made in the town. In fact, it was the cigar making capital of the world, producing millions of cigars per month. To this day, in the annual New … (3 comments)

buy a home: Market Report for Shrewsbury, PA - 09/12/13 11:19 PM
 
Here are a few key stats you may want to consider if you are buying a home, selling a home or investing in property in Shrewsbury, PA. 
Key Numbers:
The number of active listings in Shrewsbury (17361) increased by 4.5% from the previous month.
The median number of days active properties have been listed is 38. This is significantly shorter than the national average.
The number of sales dropped by 45.5% from the previous month.  This is a typical market swing from the busier summer months.
The percent of unoccupied properties is very low in Shrewsbury (17361) . It is -10% … (1 comments)

 
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As Realtor who's an expert in Southern York County and Baltimore, Maryland, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. This blog was designed to bring you just that. Information about the area, as well as some inside tips to help you sell your home or purchase a home.


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