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Celebrate the new year downtown in Lancaster.  From 7:15 until midnight there are different performances in 25 warm locations around town.  There are also kids events starting at 5:15.  You can walk around and enjoy the evening or take the trolley from site to site.  It's a fun time, make sure to...
12/23/2008
Yesterday I posted a quiz asking what buyers are looking for in a home. Today I have the answers for you.  This quiz was made by NAR based on 2007 Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences.   1. What single home feature do buyers say they want most in a new home?   Correct Answer: Central air c...
12/23/2008
What do buyers want in a home?  Buyer needs change throughout the years. The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®' 2007 Profile of Buyers' Home Feature Preferences, a survey which collected responses from more than 2,500 buyers who recently purchased a home. Here is a quiz that NAR developed based o...
12/22/2008
This video is of a World War II veteran who was on NBC and it was mentioned that he had no heat.  After it aired people started emailing and sending money, gift cards, and food donations to this man.  Someone helped him get more of his veteran benefits that he hadn't been receiving. People helped...
12/22/2008
Here is what happened for the week of 12/7 - 12/13 according to the MLS: In Lancaster Township PA according to the MLS :  Sold - 3 houses sold last week for an average price of $220,966 with an average time on themarket of 159 days. Pending - 0 houses went under agreement Expired and Extended - 0...
12/21/2008
  I found an article on msn.com today that caught my eye.  Apparently there are architects creating houses out of leftover shipping containers.  That’s right, those huge boxes (40 feet long by 8 feet wide) that transport lamps, furniture, etc on freightliners. They are recycling them into neat, e...
12/20/2008
While we were painting pottery at The Pottery Works yesterday, my daughter and I wanted a snack.  We went next door to Muffin Street, (18 West Orange St).  We each picked a delicious home made muffin; I got pineapple coconut and she got blueberry.    I spoke with the new owner of Muffin Street, E...
12/20/2008
Located in the historic downtown Lancaster City area, 16 West Orange St, is The Pottery Works.  This creative place has been owned by Marcie Natale for the past 5 and a half years. They have over 250 pieces of pottery and 150 glazes, plus: stencils, stamps, and other tools for you to make your un...
12/19/2008
There is a huge building project smack dab in the downtown area of Lancaster City. The Lancaster Convention Center / Mariott at Penn Square will be the biggest building in town. The neat part about this hotel is that they kept the 100 year old facade of the original building, the Watt and Shand s...
12/19/2008
We are all trying to do our part in conserving natural resources and helping the environment. There are so many simple things we can all do, here are 10 ways to go green by  Andrea Carlos for MSN.com:   "Switch your light bulbs Using compact florescent light bulbs is a great way to save energy wh...
12/17/2008
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