Hometown Heroes

The Homesale Family of companies is proud to live and work in the areas that we serve. We look up to the dedicated and selfless individuals that go above and beyond the call of duty to protect, heal and nurture us in our daily lives. As a result, Homesale Mortgage, LLC has created a “Hometown…

FAQ: To buy or not to buy?

It’s no secret that the majority of the younger generations are renting for longer than their elder counterparts. With an abundance of student loan debt and soaring home prices, it’s no wonder why most people are turning to renting. However, as rent prices steadily increase, is it better to bite the bullet and invest in…

FAQ: This Old House or That New House?

One of the first decisions you have to make when buying a home is if you should buy new construction or an existing home with fixer-upper potential. Unfortunately, there is no right or wrong answer – it all depends on your individual situation and personal preferences. To help you in your decision-making process, we’ve outlined…

Thinking About Selling? Now’s The Time!

If you’re thinking about selling, now is the time. Jumpstart your home sale by contacting one of our agents and take the first step towards your life’s next great adventure.   For all of your mortgage needs, contact HomeSale Mortgage, LLC today!

Local History: Battle It Out in Gettysburg

When our real estate agents talk to their clients about why they love the town of Gettysburg, its historic significance and close-knit community always make the top of the list. At Homesale Realty, we love living and working in the same place as our clients, because we are able to pass on the pride of…

Seasonal Selling Series: Winter

Welcome back to the Seasonal Selling Series! For this edition, we are going to focus on elements of winter selling. How does it differ from other seasons? What are the benefits of selling in the winter? What specific steps can you take to get your home ready for winter selling? Let’s find out… Online All…

The Perfect Vacation is at Home

If you didn’t squeeze your vacation in yet this summer, time may seem to be running out. Instead of stressing over the planning, money and travel involved, consider a stay-cation, meaning you stay at home rather than vacating. Not sure where to start? Explore the five ideas we put together as a starting point. Do…

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…

Understanding HOA

What is an HOA? HOA stands for homeowner association and it is a governing body that is typically formed by a community’s developer during the home sale process. Eventually, when a developer sells enough homes in a given community, they turn the HOA over to the actual homeowners. Homebuyers who are looking for homes in…

Central PA Winter Events

January’s drastic temperature drop may have you hiding inside your home until spring, but with all these fun events coming up this month and next month throughout Central Pennsylvania, you will reconsider your hibernation.   Fire and Ice and Everything Nice Chili cook-offs, winter wonderlands, block parties, ice carving competitions, live music, snowfall balls, and…

September in Maryland

Celebrate the rest of September with fairs, festivals, food and more throughout the state of Maryland.   Event: The Great Frederick Fair Venue: Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Date: September 18 – 19, 2015 Description: The Great Frederick Fair, Inc. is one of Maryland’s largest county fairs. The fair features livestock, 4‑H/FFA, educational, home arts, and fresh fruit and…

2015 Best Small Towns

Recently, Livability released their yearly small town rankings – The 2015 Top Best Small Towns The list is produced to shine light on cities and towns that seem to go unnoticed in comparison to the big metropolises. To create the list, Livability examined more than 40 points each for more than 12,000 towns with populations…