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    Don’t Leave Money Behind When Selling Your York County Home

    By Jim Powers | May 26, 2018

    When selling your York County home, you want to get the most out of the process, including the best sale price for your property. But there are other aspects to remember as you prepare to hand over the keys, some of which could cost you if they’re forgotten. The following checklist can help ensure you... Read More

    Outdoor Living Design Trends in York County

    By Jim Powers | May 18, 2018

    This season, beautify your outdoor living area by adopting some trending design tips. These days the phrase ‘Outdoor Living’ pertains to creating an outdoor room. Outdoor living rooms are among many buyers’ wish lists and make for a great selling feature on a listing. Outdoor rooms have similar considerations to indoor rooms according to,... Read More

    Open House Tips to Sell Your York County Home

    By Jim Powers | May 5, 2018

    Sellers, scheduling a well-coordinated Open House with your Realtor® may be an integral step towards a quicker sales process. Here we’ll discuss suggestions to make your open house a success. These ten tips may help attract a qualified buyer and set you in the direction of success in selling your home quickly. Read more about... Read More

    Why You Should Get an Inspection for Your York County Home

    By Jim Powers | April 28, 2018

    There are benefits to having a residential home inspection, and getting one done can be helpful to both buyers and sellers. Let’s review why an inspection is important to have. According to American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), a home inspector is typically contacted immediately after a contract or purchase agreement has been signed. Whether... Read More

    Eco-friendly Projects Can Add Value to Your York County Home

    By Jim Powers | April 20, 2018

    Saving money while adding value to your home can make eco-friendly projects an attractive option to consider. For home sellers, adding in eco-friendly features can also help attract potential buyers, many of which are seeking out homes with these types of amenities and features. Listed below are several ideas on how to ‘go Green’ while... Read More

    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