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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...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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93.9% Of Homes in The US Have Positive Equity CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional 600 thousand properties will regain equity if home prices rise anothe...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning how long a family stays in a home prior to movi...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much attention in the reports is that the homeownership rate for American households under the age of 35 increased...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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Money Making Tips for Preparing Your Lancaster House for Sale ! Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list o...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
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3 Tips to Succeed in Lancaster’s Real Estate Market ! In today’s highly competitive real estate market, where inventory levels are not keeping up with the constant stream of buyer demand, there are steps you can take to ensure you are most prepared for success when buying a home. The 3 tips we ar...

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