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By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Northgate in Lancaster PA: An exciting new project is taking place at the corner of North Queen and East Lemon Streets.  The complex of buildings formerly owned by J. F. Wilde is being partially demolished and partially restored and converted.  The new gated community of Northgate in Lancaster wi...

By Dan McCormac
(Home Sale Lending, LLC)
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Buyer's looking for a mortgage in Lancaster County who are putting 10% down payment can get one 30 year fixed rate mortgage with no mortgage insurance and no second mortgage. I am offering a summer special, no rate increase,  on conforming 30 year fixed rate loans. So look me up if needing a quot...

By Dan McCormac
(Home Sale Lending, LLC)
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You know the old saying...If it sounds too good to be true...it normally is.  Well, this is that instance.  I normally do not respond to other lenders advertising campaigns but I am doing  this in an attempt to inform people of the pitfalls of this product so you can educate your clients.   A loc...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Lancaster's Central Market, the nation's oldest (1730s) publically owned, continuously operated farmers market, is changing its rules - and not everyone is equally happy about it.  The non-profit Central Market Trust, which was formed a year ago to take over management of the Central Market from ...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Mayor Rick Gray, along with top city officials, has come up with a strategic plan for Lancaster.  Starting with group sessions conducted last summer, the plan has been in formation for a year.  Now it has been boiled down to one page, which the mayor pledges to carry in his pocket.Mayor Gray is c...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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If you haven't been by Buchanan Park, you should check it out.  This 22 acre gem is located right next door to Franklin & Marshall College at the corner of Race Ave & Buchanan Ave.  There is lots of grass to play, run, walk, read or picnic on and it's almost never crowded.  There is a nice botani...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Across from the Williamson Athletic Field at Lancaster's Franklin & Marshall College, Construction of new retail and office space is going full swing!The new construction is part of the overall downtown Lancaster City renovation.                         The projects are being coordinated as part ...

By Dan McCormac
(Home Sale Lending, LLC)
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If you are using part time income to qualify, please remember: You have to verify that the part time income has been uninterrupted for at least one year and that it is likely to continue for 3 years. You have to average the part time income over a 12 month period. If someone has a 6 month history...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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In Lancaster County Central Park quietly sits a truly historic American home - Rock Ford.  Named after a nearby rock ford once used to cross the nearby Conestoga River, this 1794 home was built by General Edward Hand and remains remarkably unchanged architecturally even today.  Edward Hand emigra...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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A new non-profit group is making its presence known in Lancaster!  The goal of Lancaster City Living is to boost homeownership in Lancaster City, and to encourage the recent trend of suburbanites to move back into the city.A new website has been launched in cooperation with the Lancaster County A...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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With all the recent publicity about the new Lancaster Convention Center, there has been some concern that putting such a huge $170 Million project in the middle of downtown, without making concurrent improvements in the overall environment,  might not be the best recipe for long term success.  Po...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Lancaster County, PA has an interesting and diverse selection of Bed & Breakfasts to stay at when you visit here.  If you'd like a change from the sameness of the modern chain hotels, why not try a Bed & Breakfast? One elegant choice would be King's Cottage, located at 1049 East King Street, Lanc...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Long's Park, Lancaster PA Gets a Makeover Long's Park was created at the beginning of the last century from farmland bequeathed to the city of Lancaster by Judge Henry Long.  In recent years there had been some problems with an ever-increasing population of ducks, geese and other water fowl pollu...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Here's a good article from Lancaster City Living's latest newsletter, courtesy of Michael Sprunger, Executive Director.______________________________________________________________________________________ May 2007 It doesn't take much looking around to notice that things have been changing for t...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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A new organization is promoting homeownership within our great city of Lancaster!  The oldest inland city in the U.S. and one-time home of the Continental Congress, Lancaster is a very historic & beautiful town which is currently undergoing a renaissance of culture, which is carrying over into i...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Lancaster Square has never quite come up to the expectations of city planners.  Located in the 100 block of North Queen Street between the Bulova Technologies Building on Orange Street and the Hotel Brunswick on Chestnut Street, it seems disconnected from the shops and restaurants of the first bl...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Hampton Chase in Penn Manor, Lancaster PA Hampton Chase is a pleasant neighborhood of townhouses located west of Lancaster off Columbia Avenue. Close to shopping at the Wheatland Shopping Center plus the restaurants and services of Columbia Avenue, Hampton Chase is a quiet and private enclave awa...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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The historic Hotel Brunswick is once again getting ready for a major renovation, in order to be ready for the expected hotel demand brought on when the nearby $170M Lancaster Convention Center project comes on stream.The Brunswick, at 151 North Queen Street, is undergoing its own $6M upgrade.  Th...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Exciting things are happening in Lancaster City.  Construction seems to be everywhere.  The new Clipper Magazine Stadium is ready for another season of Lancaster Barnstormers baseball.The construction for the new Convention Center on Penn Square is going full steam (refer to my post of May 4, 200...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Fulton Theater, Lancaster PA:  "The Grand Old Lady of Prince Street" The Fulton Theater, also known as the Fulton Opera House, is thought to be the oldest continuously operating theater in the USA.  It first opened in 1852 as Fulton Hall, named after Lancaster County's Robert Fulton, the renowned...

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