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By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Top 5 A+ Reasons to Hire a Lancaster REALTOR Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house, is one of the most 'educated' decisions you can make! A real estate professional has the experience needed to help you through the entire process. Ma...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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How Your Home’s Value Grows Your Family’s Wealth Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equi...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Number of Buyers Putting Down Less Than 10% Hits 7-Year High According to Black Knight Financial Service’s Mortgage Monitor Report, 1.5 million Americans have purchased a home with down payments under than 10% over the last 12 months. This is great news for buyers as this marks a 7-year high. Man...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Don’t Disqualify Yourself… 52% of Approved Loans Have A FICO® Score Under 750 The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current homeowners, have an inflated view of what is really required to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market. One such study by the Wh...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Empty Nesters: Best to Remodel or Time to Sell? Your children have finally moved out and you and your spouse now live alone in a four-bedroom colonial (or a similar type of house). You have two choices to make: Remodel your house to fit your current lifestyle and needs Sell your house and purchas...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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"If you really can do it  , ya ain't braggin !" - Dizzy Dean MLB Hall of Famer     This is why I love KW and it's Entrepreneurial Approach to running a business ! This allows us to stockpile reserves to address the cyclical nature of our business and prepare financially for April15th ! Please con...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Where Are Lancaster Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years? Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, re...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Want to Keep up with the Joneses? Now's the Time Does your current house fit your needs? Does it seem like everyone else is moving up and moving on to more luxurious surroundings? Are you wondering what it would take to start living your dream life? Market conditions around the country have prese...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Study: FSBOs Don’t Save Real Estate Commission One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the market and selling it. A new study by Collateral Analytics, how...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Home Prices Up 6.64% Across the Country! Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to ano...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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More Boomerang Buyers Are about to Enter the Lancaster Market We previously informed you about a study conducted by TransUnion titled, “The Bubble, the Burst and Now – What Happened to the Consumer?” The study revealed that 1.5 million homeowners who were negatively impacted by the housing crisis...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Why Is It Important to Use a Professional to Sell Your Home? When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is actually getting th...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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To Stage...or Not to Stage? That Is the Question! Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers. 77% of buyer’s agents said s...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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58% of Homeowners See a Drop in Home Values Coming According to the recently released Modern Homebuyer Survey from ValueInsured, 58 percent of homeowners think there will be a “housing bubble and price correction” within the next 2 years. After what transpired just ten years ago, we can understan...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Sellers: Your Home is an Oasis in an Inventory Desert First-time homebuyers are flocking to the real estate market by the thousands to find their dream homes in order to make their dreams of homeownership a reality. Unfortunately for many, the inventory of starter and trade-up homes in the US has...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Homes Are Selling Quickly Nationwide The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report, which revealed that homes were on the market for an average of 28 days in June. This is a slight increase from the 27 days reported in May, but down from 34 d...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Homeowner’s Net Worth Is Still Greater Than a Renter’s Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Do Your Future Plans Include a Move? What's Stopping You from Listing Now? Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that is too big in size and ma...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Hey, Millennial Homeowners!! It May Be Time to Sell Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most recent Census Bureau report shows that the homeownersh...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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 Housing Inventory Hits 30-Year Low Spring is traditionally the busiest season for real estate. Buyers, experiencing cabin fever all winter, emerge like flowers through the snow in search of their dream home. Homeowners, in preparation for the increased demand, are enticed to list their house for...

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