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    Lancaster County Real Estate Market Update

    By Craig G. Hartranft | May 17, 2023

    Today we bring you the latest update on the Lancaster, PA real estate market for the month of April 2023. In this month’s report, we see some of similar trends shaping the housing landscape in Lancaster that we’ve been seeing in previous months. New home listings and homes sold in April of 2023 were down... Read More

    The Craig Hartranft Team Welcome’s Brooke Coe

    By Craig G. Hartranft | April 24, 2023

    The Craig Hartranft Team recently welcomed Brooke Coe as an agent on our team. Brooke is a licensed Realtor who understands that buying a home is deeply personal and complex. This perspective on the process drives her to be an expert at the job. She is committed to building strong relationships with her clients centered... Read More

    Think Twice Before Waiting for Lower Home Prices

    By Craig G. Hartranft | April 21, 2023

    Think Twice Before Waiting for Lower Home Prices As the housing market continues to change, you may be wondering where it’ll go from here. One factor you’re probably thinking about is home prices, which have come down a bit since they peaked last June. And you’ve likely heard something in the news or on social... Read More

    The Craig Hartranft Team Ranks #5 in US

    By Craig G. Hartranft | March 30, 2023

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ annual awards convention was held this week in Las Vegas, Nevada! Each year agents from Berkshire offices around the country join together to enjoy awards presentations, classes, and exciting entertainment. This year included concert performed by One Republic. This event each year is where agents and teams alike find out their rankings... Read More

    Lancaster Real Estate Market Update

    By Craig G. Hartranft | March 22, 2023

    This month’s look at the recent Lancaster County, Pennsylvania real estate market has us comparing numbers from February 2023 to February 2022, as provided by our local MLS system, Bright MLS. February of 2023 shows a decline in new and sold homes over 2022, which has been par for the course for many of the... Read More

    Homesale Awards Gala

    By Craig G. Hartranft | March 15, 2023

    A couple of weeks ago, our brokerage Homesale Realty hosted their annual awards gala downtown at the Lancaster Marriott. The gala joined all of our Homesale offices across Pennsylvania and Maryland and featured a Monte Carlo theme full of dancing and casino games. We were also joined by special guest emcee, Kim Lemon, who locals... Read More

    Spring into Action: Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Expert Guidance

    By Craig G. Hartranft | February 20, 2023

    To sell your home this spring, it may need more preparation than it would have a year or two ago. Today’s housing market has a different feel. There are more homes for sale than there were at this time last year, but inventory is still historically low. So, if a house has been sitting on the market... Read More

    Valentine’s Events in Lancaster, PA

    By Craig G. Hartranft | February 8, 2023

    It’s hard to believe that we’re already in the second month of 2023. This means, of course, that Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching (next Tuesday)! For many, that makes this coming weekend the time to celebrate! If you’re looking for something special to do, grab your significant other, favorite friends, kids, or pets, and check... Read More

    Lancaster County Market Update

    By Craig G. Hartranft | January 26, 2023

    Here is a look at the local Lancaster County real estate market, comparing December of 2021 to December of 2022. New and sold listings remain down in 2022 over 2021 as in previous months. December saw a sharper decline in these categories over previous months, however that is not unexpected as the end of the... Read More

    Open Houses Happening This Weekend

    By Craig G. Hartranft | January 19, 2023

    Join us at one of our open houses happening this Sunday, January 22nd from 1-3 pm. 1952 Geraldson Drive Lancaster, PA 17601 Manheim Township School District 3 bedrooms | 2.5 baths | 2800 total square feet See more details about the home here. 799 Power Road Manheim, PA 17545 Manheim Central School District 3 bedrooms... Read More

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