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    Tips for Avoiding Fires this Holiday Season

    By Craig G. Hartranft | December 4, 2023

    Today we’re sharing an article provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors about the importance of fire safety during the holiday season. By Hope Walborn | Dec. 4, 2023 | 4 min. read The holidays may be an exciting and celebratory time with loved ones, but over a quarter of home fires occur during December, January and February, according to... Read More

    Holiday Happenings Throughout Lancaster

    By Craig G. Hartranft | November 27, 2023

    Lancaster is full of events to make your holidays feel magical for all ages and walks of life. See our list of events happening below: Christmas Spirit Light Show at Clipper Magazine Stadium – drive through the 6th season of their mile-long track, color-changing lights that are animated and dance along to the music. You... Read More

    Reasons To Sell Your House Before the New Year

    By Craig G. Hartranft | November 15, 2023

    As the year winds down, you may have decided it’s time to make a move and put your house on the market. But should you sell now or wait until January? While it may be tempting to hold off until after the holidays, here are three reasons to make your move before the new year.... Read More

    The Craig Hartranft Team Voted #1!

    By Craig G. Hartranft | November 7, 2023

    The results from Lancaster County Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards are in! We are thrilled to announce that our team, The Craig Hartranft Team, has been voted #1 Real Estate Agent for the sixth year in-a-row!  Today we have the utmost pleasure in extending our gratitude to each and every one of you who took the time to... Read More

    Berkshire Hathaway’s Third Quarter Rankings

    By Craig G. Hartranft | October 30, 2023

    Berkshire Hathaway’s agent and team rankings were released today for the third quarter of 2023. We are pleased to announce that The Craig Hartranft Team ranked #1 for total homes sold in the state of Pennsylvania and #4 for total homes sold nationally, within the Berkshire Hathaway national network. Thank you to everyone who worked... Read More

    Halloween Happenings In Lancaster

    By Craig G. Hartranft | October 23, 2023

    Lots of fun Halloween events happening around the Lancaster area this week! Check out what’s coming up: The Legacy of Sleepy Hollow at Strasburg Railroad – Visit the railroad for a professional performance of The Legacy of Sleepy Hollow followed by a train ride. Recommended for ages 8 and up.  Trick or Treating at The... Read More

    Fall Home Maintenance Tips

    By Craig G. Hartranft | October 16, 2023

    Fall is in full swing here in Lancaster County. People are decorating their porches with pumpkins and hay bales, leaves are beginning to change color, and the temperatures are dropping. Here are a few suggestions of things you can take care of around the house this fall.   Clean the gutters. After the leaves have fallen,... Read More

    Happening This Week: Lancaster City Restaurant Week

    By Craig G. Hartranft | October 9, 2023

    Today marks the beginning of Lancaster City restaurant week! Happening October 9-15, restaurants all across Lancaster City offer food specials for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner. This week is a great opportunity to support our local restaurants, pubs, diners, and bakeries. Options span a wide variety of cuisines from American to Indian to Latin, and everything... Read More

    It’s the Best Week to Buy a Home, Says

    By Craig G. Hartranft | October 2, 2023

    Today we’re sharing some interesting info reported on PAR’s Blog today. Check it out below! By Hope Walborn | Oct. 2, 2023 | 2 min. read The best week to buy a house is Oct. 1-7 this year, according to data from®, which based its decision on various housing metrics. These included list prices, inventory levels, new listings, days on... Read More

    Lancaster County Real Estate Market Update

    By Craig G. Hartranft | September 25, 2023

    Each month we take a look at what’s happening in the Lancaster County real estate market by viewing statistics released by our local MLS system, Bright MLS. In looking at August of 2023, we see that new listings came in at 511 for the month and 486 sold, with an average sales price of $351,430.... Read More

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