Lancaster County Real Estate Market Statistics for August 2016

Where has the year gone?  Kids are now back in school; football season is under way; backyard gardens have been harvested – – – and the August market stats are in.

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The average sales price in Lancaster County is up 1% from last year at this time.  Although a small increase, this continues an upward trend that indicates that the overall residential real estate market continues to rebound from the recession. Continue reading

Heading Down the Road

Anyone who is even remotely involved with the real estate industry needs to put this publication on their ‘must read’ list.  It provides clarity and insight into some of the most perplexing dilemmas facing us today.  The FREE report can be accessed at the Danger Report website.

2016 – The Year Ahead in Real Estate

The real estate business is on the threshold of some potentially massive changes in the year ahead.  I make some bold predictions on what lies ahead in 2016.  Will they all come to fruition?  Probably not.  But it was fun to play Nostradamus and peer into a crystal ball. Continue reading

Successful Negotiations

 

Does it seem like all your negotiations end up with people drawing lines in the sand and digging in their heels?  Here are some helpful points to remember when negotiating.

Additional subjects include the rise in Facebook marketing for real estate firms, the real possibility of a regional Multiple Listing Service, and a look at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Inside Access™ for consumers.  The real estate business isn’t what it used to be.

All the best!