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    Plan for a Stress-Free Move to Your York County Home

    By Jim Powers | April 13, 2018

      Buying or selling property is a complex process which can also bring with it a fair amount of stress, especially when the big day comes for you to move into your York County home. But the process can go more smoothly with a bit of planning. Set up a calendar of tasks. There’s no... Read More

    Why is Spring Such a Busy Season for Real Estate?

    By Jim Powers | April 5, 2018

    Year after year spring has been found to be the busiest real estate when looking at the numbers of listings and sales across the nation. This has also often been the case in Pennsylvania. With a busier season comes more competition between buyers and sellers both. Understanding why this season is so busy can help... Read More

    Neighborhood Amenities Can Add Value to Your York County Home

    By Jim Powers | March 30, 2018

    Neighborhood Amenities Can Add Value to Your York County Home The real estate axion, “Location, Location, Location”, has long been touted as a prime identifier of home values. A big reason for this has to do with neighborhood amenities; certain features have been shown to add value to homes nearby. Whether you are selling or... Read More

    Which Remodeling Projects Bring the Best ROI to Your York County Home?

    By Jim Powers | March 22, 2018

    Homeowners have many reasons to update their houses. One significant reason is to increase the overall value of a property–a big plus if you’re planning to sell your home soon. But which projects are worth the investment? The Remodeling 2018 Cost vs. Value Report* ( was recently published, providing some great insight regarding which home... Read More

    Home Buyer Terms to Know: Deed vs Title

    By Jim Powers | March 15, 2018

    If you’re planning to buy a home, the more you know, the better prepared you’ll be. Understanding some basic terms in real estate transactions will help you gain the confidence you need to make the best home buying decisions for yourself. When you buy a home, you will have the title to the property, right?... Read More

    Maximize the Curb Appeal of Your York County Home This Spring

    By Jim Powers | March 6, 2018

    Spring is just around the corner, and with it warmer temperatures. With warmer days at hand, our homes are also ready to be refreshed and a deep spring-clean can go a long way towards chasing away the remains of winter, inside and outside of your home. If you’re planning to sell your property this spring,... Read More

    Real Estate Terms to Know: Inclusions & Contingencies

    By Jim Powers | March 5, 2018

    Real Estate Terms to Know: Inclusions & Contingencies If you are ready to sell or buy your home, there are important terms to understand so you can get the most out of any negotiations you may face. As part of the negotiation process, a seller has a chance to enhance a deal with inclusions to... Read More

    The Benefits of an Eco-Friendly Home

    By Jim Powers | February 28, 2018

    Eco-friendly homes are here to stay. With the variety of home features and amenities available today, and the positive benefits of these elements, you’d be hard-pressed to find a new home without any “green” attributes. If you own an older home, or it’s time for an update, you can benefit from eco-friendly home improvements as... Read More

    Price Your York County Home to Sell with a Comparative Market Analysis

    By Jim Powers | February 14, 2018

    I’ve talked about the difference between the appraised and market value of property, two important figures which can help you price your home. The focus on determining assessed value is on the individual property, with consideration given to the neighborhood and general market conditions. Determining the market value can be a more subjective process, relying... Read More

    Impactful Curb Appeal Can Help Sell Your York County Home

    By Jim Powers | February 7, 2018

    First impressions make lasting impressions, and you want your home to have a lasting impression on potential buyers, for the better. When selling property, there’s a tried and true, surefire way to help create a positive, lasting impression and attract potential buyers who are ready to make an offer. I’m talking about impactful curb appeal.... Read More