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I recently wrote to my State reps about the threat of guarantee fees (G-fees) being used to help fund our nation's transportation system/programs. It is a concern of mine as a real estate agent because it COULD increase the mortgage payments for future home owners for federal spending that has n...
Here is my latest listing for sale! Contact me for more details. Thank you ~Aimee816-E-LINDEN-STREET-RICHLAND-PA-17087
Did you ever have a client who found the home of their dreams only to be dashed upon the rocks when discovering the entire home is wired with an antiquated system known for electrical fires?Enter the current situation I am working with. Of course when you have a discerning taste for historic pro...
The real estate market in my area has a dichotomy...and I have been questioned on it multiple times.We have a few communities in the area that have newer homes that are built on land that is leased by the homeowner. These communities are 50-55+. I have several buyer clients ask me if it is "wor...
A few weeks ago, I saw a great opportunity arise. It was a classroom session with a local lender (many of us use in the community) offering a FREE evening class for real estate agents on the county's first time home buyer program and all the fine nuances involved within that program.Being a "new...
http://www.flexmls.com/share/LLk5/NS-SWATARA-ROAD-JONESTOWN-PA-17038 Build your dream home, nice level lot with wooded border area - small stream in back left corner. Any builder welcome. Zoned agricultural. Horses allowed. Possible subdivision for 2 lots. Seller MAY help with Perk and Probe ex...
I know this may sound absurd, but it is true.Yesterday evening I had an appointment to show a home (that's not the absurd part). From the exterior, the home did not look too shabby and happened to be located in a fairly nice area with desirable amenities around the neighbourhood. Upon entering ...
Since the holiday season is fast approaching...Do you have buyers who are receiving a "gift" to use for a down payment?If you know the requirements for properly documenting a gift, it can save everyone from unwanted surprises like Aunt Ethel's fruitcake appearing in your pantry. Here is what I l...
When was the last time you or someone you knew had a family photo taken? Where did they have it taken? In a studio? Outdoors? Was it ever in front of their home?I take my own photographs when listing properties and am quite fussy when it comes to things like open toilet seats, blurry images a...