Mobile – An Essential Part of Real Estate

Did you know that 94% of all home buyers used a website at some point during their home search? That is an incredible stat that proves the importance of the internet, websites and ultimately mobile devices and mobile traffic in the real estate industry. Mobile is here to stay, and in fact, it continues to grow.

Help Outdoor Plants Survive the Summer

The weather is getting hotter, and although many people retreat to the comfort of an air-conditioned home, plants do not share the same luxury. Grass, shrubs, trees and flowers endure countless days of heat all summer long. These handy tips and bits of information can guide you on how to help them look and feel better throughout July…

Requiring Renters’ Insurance

By Mark Cloyd, June 1, 2016 at 3:00 AM, as seen in Central Penn Business Journal When using a property as a rental, it is critical to protect your investment. You may believe that the homeowners’ and landlord insurance policies will protect against any damage caused by a tenant or any loss the tenant may experience….

Create a Backyard Oasis

A summer oasis might be closer than you think. Whether you already have a backyard setup or are planning to get one started, keep these five tips in mind to create a space that you’ll never want to leave.  

Memorial Day Weekend Home Safety Tips

Memorial day is a time to commemorate the heroic men and women who gave their lives to defend our country.  While many of us take the long weekend to enjoy picnics with family and friends or go on vacation, safety should still be a top priority.  Remember the 5 tips below for a safe and…

5 Patio Design Ideas for this Spring

When springtime comes around it brings with it the sort of weather that makes you want to sit outside and enjoy the long, warm nights. Homeowners can make this experience even better and perhaps improve the value of their homes, by upgrading their patios.. Patios are a great selling point for homeowners who hope to…

To Love or List Your Home……

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService’s recently launched the “Love Your Home $50,000 Sweepstakes”, which is sponsored by HGTV’s popular TV show, Love It or List It. As the title of the show suggests, you have two options when your house no longer feels like home: renovate it into a space you can love, or list it for…

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is almost here! It’s time to open the windows in your home, clear out the stagnant winter air, and breathe in the refreshing new season. Unfortunately with the excitement of warmer weather, so comes the daunting and tedious task of spring cleaning. Luckily, we have compiled a list of tips to take the edge off…

Things to Do in Harrisburg

  Harrisburg-Hershey Area Wine Trail Pennsylvania is making a name for itself in the world of winemaking. The region’s varied climate, well-drained soil, and diverse landscapes are creating the perfect environment to produce exceptional wine. With over twelve wine trails in the state, the Susquehanna region’s Harrisburg-Hershey wine trail is at the top of the…

5 Tips For New Homeowners

You just finished signing the last of the papers at closing, and have OFFICIALLY jumped from a renter to a first-time homeowner! The days of signing a lease, asking permission to paint a wall, hammer in a few nails, or ever having to answer to a landlord again are now behind you. Give yourself a pat…

Choosing the Right Realtor for You

Buying or selling your home is a daunting process, so it’s no surprise that 87% of home buyers and 89% of sellers solicit the professional abilities and experience of a real estate agent. Admittedly, choosing the right agent out of thousands to ease the process can be a stressful undertaking in itself: Where do you…

Home Improvement Projects for Winter

If you’re like most people, you’ve been spending a lot of time indoors due to the cold weather. Unfortunately, there are several more weeks of winter to get through before we start seeing signs of warmer weather. Before you sit back down on the couch to watch TV, why not change up your daily routine of…