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After days on end of tech issues, my new blog consumer blog about Lancaster Pa Life and Homes is up and running!  It will have regular real estate reports, trend analysis, news and information concerning the market conditions locally and nationwide, as well as guest columnists writing about helpf...
Think we don't need government help interfering with real estate?  It's not all bad!Over the last few months the subject of government involvement in the real estate business has been debated on Active Rain at great length (talk about an understatement), and I don't expect to change the views or ...
In a recent interview with MS-NBC, the Commissioner of the FHA made some very interesting points.  A lot of this information is not widely known. Some key points that Mr. Stevens made were as follows: 1.  The FHA is not considering going to a minimum credit score formula for qualification at the ...
Great post by Attorney ZaretskyOne of the great drawbacks to a broker taking on a short sale listing is the fear and often the reality that the short sale lender will demand a reduction in the broker commissions.  This has created all sorts of contraptions to make the broker whole. I have seen co...
Ok, here we go, this is the first of many regular Monday columns on The Pulse of Lancaster from Mickey Glick, Owner of Body & Soul Fitness Studio.  Mickey will be giving you tips and advice on how to do quick, simple workouts to keep you Healthy at Home.  For more information or to find out how ...
This column is the first of many from my friend Matt Steger at WIN Home Inspection, when one of my clients need an inspection, Matt is the man I call.  Matt's Home Inspection Services are thorough, detailed and his reports are easy to read and understand.  Call Matt at 717-361-9467 for all of you...
   I read an interesting post and comment thread today and while I was typing my comment thought it would be a great post of my own.  Check out the post, then read some comments, then what I wrote below makes sense. Realtors: Do You Have "But I Can Do This Myself" Syndrome?   I thought the post w...
A recent article by Ken Harney at the LA Times cited a study done by Experian (one of the 3 major credit reporting bureaus) that highlighted some very interesting information about foreclosures.  Think foreclosures only happen to people with bad credit?  Think again! Traditional thinking indicate...
Housing Professionals, you need to sign this petition!   Help your business by asking congress to correct the damage caused by the implementation of HVCC!
You can run but you can't hide, FHA adopting HVCC and all of it's problems!  Yes it is true, just yesterday, September 18th FHA sent out a Mortgagee Letter to all lenders that they are adopting HVCC in most of its current form. By now most of you know about HVCC, if not please check my previous b...


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