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Brownstown, PA Bilevel Coming Soon... Just in time to take advantage of the $8,000 First Time Homebuyers' Tax Credit!  Gleaming new appliances, main bath with elegant marble floor and granite countertop, and a finished family room for entertaining... For more information, email brian@cbselectpros...
02/17/2010
 Record Snow in Lancaster County, PA - February 10, 2010:  Even the snow plows on the roads sometimes had to pull over because of the blizzard conditions. Lancaster, PA officially has almost 40" of snow.  Some areas got another two feet of snow yesterday on top of the two feet we already had - fo...
02/10/2010
The FHA has had so many defaults that it has been depleting its mortgage insurance premium fund.  Therefore it will soon be raising its fee to cover mortgage insurance.  In addition, to make loans less risky, it will be reducing the amount of seller assistance allowable to the buyer. Below is a H...
01/23/2010
I don't cold call and I don't want to be cold called.  Jay-Paul Lowry has posted a blog on the hypocracy of agents who hate calls from telemarketers soliciting their own services.  He feels that real estate agents prospect for a living and that it's hypocritical of us to resent calls from others ...
01/14/2010
The following article makes a a good case for both the ineffectiveness and the security risks of holding open houses.  There are far more effective ways to market a home to a wider audience.Every year I order the results of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Survey of Home Buyers and Sell...
01/11/2010
The following analysis for first time home buyers is so important that I felt the need to expose it to more home buying prospects.  Whild the economy is still unsteady, certain factors can be measured and quantified, including how much equity and savings can be gained by purchasing a home before ...
01/05/2010
Back in the 1980s, I was restoring two homes in Marietta, PA.  One was an 18th century log & stone home, and the other was a Federal mansion that had been cut into apartments, sustained a fire, lost its roof and been condemned.  As the Christmas season approached, I thought it would be good publi...
12/23/2009
Expanded Home Buyer Tax Credit is About to Become Law! The Senate has overwhelmingly passed an expanded home buyer tax credit, 98-0.  Yesterday the House passed the new bill as well! It now goes to the President, who has supported it and is expected to sign it into law. The new tax credit bill do...
11/06/2009
Lancaster PA Singles at Halloween Dance! New Singles, run by Pat O'Connor and Sid Miller,  has organized singles dances in South Central PA for 20 years - in fact, New Singles just celebrated its twentieth anniversary!  This year's Halloween dance was held at the Valencia Ballroom in York, PA.  ...
10/29/2009
Time is quickly running out for the $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit.  Homes must be settled before December 1, 2009 in order to qualify for the credit. A recent post by Jennifer Fivelsdal spelled out the situation. This can be cash in your pocket from Uncle Sam!  If you live in Lancaster...
10/27/2009
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