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    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

    Understanding the Difference Between Market Value & Appraisal Value

    By Jim Powers | February 7, 2018

    When you’re planning to sell your home, you’ll be happier with the results of your sale if you have a basic understanding of the process. A great place to begin is understanding the difference between Market Value and Appraisal Value. Knowing so, can help you accurately price your home to sell well. Market Value. This... Read More

    Can Smart Home Products Add Value to Your York County Property?

    By Jim Powers | January 23, 2018

    Smart-enabled amenities are becoming the norm in new homes, and homeowners with older houses are upgrading their properties, a clear sign that smart home products are in high demand. The big question for anyone planning to sell their home is, do smart home products add value to property? In brief, yes, they can add value.... Read More

    How the Tax Cut & Jobs Act Could Impact York County Homeowners

    By Jim Powers | January 16, 2018

    The Tax Cut & Jobs Act has made its way through legislation, and changes for homeowners are on the horizon. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) worked throughout the process to help protect homeowners, real estate investors, and industry professionals. The goal was to retain existing benefits as much as possible, and help ensure an... Read More

    A New Site, New Tools, But the Same You

    By Admin | May 2, 2013

    The Jim Powers Team is proud to announce the release of our newly designed website. When we decided to update our main site,, we realized the design and search tools deserved a new upgrade. So that’s what we did! With our new site, we’re introducing a more streamlined search process, easier navigation, and tons of... Read More