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Can you believe that many homes are selling for 25 to 30 percent less than they were just a few short years ago? Do you realize that interest rates are historically low? Put these two together and you have an awesome sale!!  We are talking savings of thousands of dollars!! If this was a Kohl's ad...
08/13/2010
Thanks Bruce!  Good info for all of us.  I love working with Veterans!  I think the whole process can be overwhelming for any buyer.  Many buyers just have NO idea how everything works the you have the VA telling people they are able to get a NO money down loan GUARANTEED and so many other thing...
08/13/2010
Numbers for July are in!! The number of homes sold in York County through July were up 10% over last year to 2,343. However, the median sale price was down 6% to $150,000. Are you waiting to see how low the prices will go.  I wouldn't do that.  As the rates go up, you lose any savings that you ma...
08/11/2010
Did you know that if rates go up to just 6% from 4.5% that equals about $0.93 per $1,000 of principal and interest on a 30 year mortgage? 6% might sound high right now but when I bough a home in 1995 the rates were at 9.5%.  Just ask those who bought before that when they were in the teens! YES, ...
08/11/2010
I can't believe with... the number of homes for sale the number of price reductions the current interest rates that there are not more buyers atleast trying to buy.  Do they really need an incentive by the Govt. to jump in and take control of the best financial decision they could make in a while...
07/21/2010
Numbers for June are in!! York County home sales were 2,049, up 18% compared to Jan-June '09 and the median sales price was down 6% for the same time frame to $150,000. I am sure the tax credit had a lot to do with that. I predict these numbers will fall on the number of homes sold AND the median...
07/14/2010
3 Story For Sale in West York   • 1,800 sq. ft., 1 bath, 5 bdrm 3 story "Colonial" - MLS® $95,900 West York, York County  -  5 bedroom, 1 bath Townhouse/End unit w/extra lot, West York Schools, Large EIK and Big LR, New windows throughout, Lots of fresh paint and updates, Fenced yard, Extra off s...
07/12/2010
Don't forget how this country came to be and thank the veterans when you come across one. Enjoy the weekend and at least take the time to think about this video and all it represents!! Thanks!
07/03/2010
1 1/2 Story For Sale in Windsor Township   Solid Home • 1,142 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bdrm 1 1/2 story "Cape Cod" - MLS® $134,900 Windsor Township, York County  -  Well built brick cape cod with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, large walk-up attic to expand if needed, or for tons of storage. Close to 1/2 acre lot....
07/02/2010
  • 1,538 sq. ft., 2 bath, 3 bdrm 1 1/2 story "Cape Cod" - MLS® $154,900 Hayshire Area, York County  -  3 bedroom, 2 bath brick cape cod with covered 16 x 30 deck, single attached garage plus double detached garage with electric and wood stove. Great landscaping including fish ponds. New roof to...
05/20/2010
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