Avoid Pet Odors When Selling Lancaster Pa Home!

Welcome Back Readers!  Today we are going to talk a little about the subject many home buyers complain about, Pet Odors.  Pet Odors can be a big problem when selling, many pet phobic buyers who catch the slightest whiff of Fido or Fluffy the Kitty turn around an walk right back out the door. That doesn’t mean you have to get rid of Fido and Fluffy, we know they are part of the family and you love them.  It does mean that you have to take some steps to address the issue.   Read on after the jump to find out more! Continue reading

SOLD – 8 Blaine Avenue, Leola, Pa 17540 – $209,000 MLS# 172547

Welcome Back Readers!  Today we have a new video tour of 8 Blaine Avenue in Leola Pa!  Just minutes away from major commuter routes, bring your Time Machine & Imagination and this home will shine!   Here are the basic stats, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2155 Square Feet,  read on after the jump for more details and check out the video tour in the youtube player!

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Remodeling Lancaster – 8 Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Windows

Welcome Back Readers!  Thanks for stopping back for this edition of Remodeling Lancaster with MBC Building and Remodeling!  This week, we have some great tips on replacing windows!  Old, drafty windows are not only unattractive, but they let your dollars literally fly right out the window with all the heat they lose in the winter time.  Replacing windows can save you hundreds of dollars a year in wasted energy, they’ll pay for themselves in no time at all with the savings!  There are lots of things to consider before you buy new windows and you can read about after the jump! Continue reading

SOLD – 405 Zachary Drive, Manheim, Pa 17545 – $324,900 MLS# 171995

Welcome Back Readers!  This is the first in listing posts for my clients, there are lots of details that make each home special and my video tour is here to give you the first peek into the details of this home!  Let’s start with the basics, 4 bedrooms 2.5 baths, 2105 sq ft, this home has it all!   Read on after the jump for more details and take a look at the 7 minute guided video tour in the youtube player!

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Is There a National Real Estate Transfer Tax On All Homes Sold After 2012?

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Welcome Back Readers!  Thanks for stopping by again!  There’s alot of emails that circulate during an election year, one of the most common ones this year relates to a real estate is that the federal health care legislation (affectionately called Obama-care) passed in March 2010 contains a 4.0% transfer tax on all real estate sold after 2012.  You might be wondering if this is true or not.  Well, in short the answer is no.  There is no national transfer tax on all real estate.  

But like all great myths, this one does have a small grain of truth to it.  There is indeed a tax on certain real estate transactions specified in the bill, read on after the jump to find out more! 

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Help with Foreclosure

Welcome Back Readers!   Thanks for stopping by again, I just wanted to take a minute and let you know about a new website from Fannie Mae.  The site, www.KnowYourOptions.com is full of great information regarding forclosure and as the title would suggest, what your options are.  Check it out and if you are thinking of selling your home to avoid foreclosure, call me, I will be happy to help you through! Continue reading