Down Payment Myths Debunked

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Walkable Areas Are Getting More Competition

Older Americans are placing a higher value on living in walkable urban centers, according to a new survey of 1,000 respondents nationwide about their living preferences A majority of respondents surveyed by A Place for Mom, a national referral service, said it was “very important” or … [Read more...]

The Best Paint Color to Sell a Home

Lure potential buyers with a simple and clean palette. Shades of white and off-white are the top colors for a quick home sale, Jody Finglas of Finglas Painting in Ossining, N.Y., told USA Today. Watch Out: The All-White Room Trap “White is the foundation that anchors the home,” adds Friley … [Read more...]

21 MOUNTAIN DRIVE JONESTOWN , PA 17038

Very nice brick rancher sitting on hill with Little Mountain as a back drop, over-sized 2 car garage, with ramp walk down full basement with workshop, wood burner for heat, and much more! Country peace, quite and privacy, but only minutes from 78 and 81. MLS 265054  -  $195,000  -  SOLD in less … [Read more...]

1 Scenic Drive, Myerstown PA 17067

A beautiful, open, bright well cared for home on a corner lot with 2 car garage, walk up attic with plenty of storage, Florida room with fire place, large master and guest bathrooms. A must see home in Arbor Gate 55+ community.  MLS 264969  -  $140,000  -  Sold in less than 30 … [Read more...]

19 APPLEWOOD COURT LEBANON , PA 17046

Very nice home on cul-de-sac end, on hill overlooking subdivision, with private yard, relaxing deck, large storage shed and child place set. Finished lower level family room and much more!  MLS 264470 - $244,900  -  SOLD for Full Price! … [Read more...]

Americans believe Real Estate is the Best Long-term Investment

According to Bankrate’s latest Financial Security Index Poll, Americans who have money to set aside for the next 10 years would rather invest in real estate than any other type of investment. Bankrate asked Americans to answer the following question: “Which would be the best way to … [Read more...]

Buyers Need to Be Ready for Some Competition

The spring housing market is heating up and demand is high across the country. Some would-be buyers who were outbid last year or couldn’t find a home to fit their needs are returning this spring. They’re more determined than ever to buy too. But the competition will likely be steep again this … [Read more...]

Home Ownership and Net worth

Over several years, home ownership has seemed to lose some of its appeal as a financial investment. As owners endured through the housing bust, some began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. But a study by the Federal Reserve properly answered this … [Read more...]

Buying a home? You don’t need to do it alone.

Last week, Discover Home Loans released an interesting survey which revealed how prepared home buyers are for the actual mortgage process. The survey reported that 94 percent of prospective buyers believe they are making a good investment decision if they buy a home. The survey also explained that … [Read more...]