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Today I write my last blog post as a real estate agent... well, sort of. Can it ever get out of your blood?   I've covered a lot of ground since my first post here at Activerain, back in April 2007.  The family of real estate bloggers was much smaller then.  It was Activerain that first fueled my...
  The other day I was forwarded an ad for a new residential listing by an enthusiastic homeowner.  They had listed with another agent and wanted me to know about the property.  The title of the ad was “gorgeous home in a family-oriented neighborhood”. I can only hope this particular ad copy was ...
I just added this special photo to my photo tour of this School Lane Hills home for sale in Lancaster, PA: You can see the full tour at   Here's the story of this amazing home: Francis Leon Suter moved with the Armstrong Cork Company from Pittsburghto Lancasterin 190...
Summit Hills Cape Retreat 236 Providence Place, Mountville, PA 17554 View Map See more photos and details at Explore this move-in condition Summit Hills end unit in the cool “cape-cod” style configuration – not a common floorplan so it stands out in a sea of same-same tow...
School Lane Hills Prestigious Home 1112 Wheatland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603 View Map Visit for more details and the property history (which is cool), plus huge photos! You have an opportunity to own of the historic homes of Lancaster with this stately tudor revival home f...
Today I updated my sales databases for Lancaster County PA - I keep a running log of residential home prices, sales totals and other figures off the MLS.  I was curious to dig into home prices in Lancaster County a bit more, and also wanted to see if I could spot any trends in pricing other than ...
Here in Lancaster County PA there's no shortage of farmhouses, and some are always reaching their last days before being removed in favor of new buildings or uses. This home, in Manheim Township with a Lititz address at 20 Regency Court, was one of those looking the wrecking ball square in the e...
Today we're with Josephine Stoltzfus of Sprama Design to talk about getting into décor in your home or apartment. Josephine is an experienced Lancaster PA home designer and talks about layering techniques and using color & patterns to pull things together. While some aspects of design and decora...
Here' a cute summation of the "Top 10" reasons to buy a home.  Thanks to Lauren Selinsky out in my old stompin grounds - coastal SoCal!   10. You don't have to run into that leasing office and get tempted by those cookies that have been sitting all day... 9. NO MORE stares by the workers that com...
It seems that while everybody is putting forward ideas for a plan to “fix housing,” not much is being done. Considering that several proposals have come from the Republican side of the aisle, it shouldn’t be considered an election-year football.   The latest, presented as a congressional bill Oc...

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