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    Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage

    By Craig G. Hartranft | January 17, 2024

    If you’re getting ready to buy a home, it’s exciting to jump a few steps ahead and think about moving in and making it your own. But before you get too far down the emotional path, there are some key things to keep in mind after you apply for your mortgage and before you close. Here’s a list of things... Read More

    Coming Soon: 508 Royer Drive

    By Craig G. Hartranft | January 9, 2024

    Don’t miss this beautiful two-story in Manheim Township’s desirable Worthington neighborhood. Located just minutes from all major routes, shopping, and schools, this home is in a prime location AND is in move-in condition. Property boasts 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and over 2800 square feet of living space with hardwood floors, a first-floor office space, and... Read More

    Thinking About Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions

    By Craig G. Hartranft | January 3, 2024

    If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you’re probably paying closer attention than normal to the housing market. And you’re getting your information from a variety of channels: the news, social media, your real estate agent, conversations with friends and loved ones, the list goes on and on. Most likely, home prices and mortgage rates are coming up... Read More

    6 Things To Do in January

    By Craig G. Hartranft | January 1, 2024

    Happy New Year! We hope you had a safe and fun New Year’s holiday. A new year, and a new month, are officially upon us. January often gets a bad rap for a boring, long winter month with nothing to do. While giving into the gloom and holing up at home can be tempting –... Read More

    Welcome Dakota Avery

    By Craig G. Hartranft | December 20, 2023

    Please join us in welcoming Dakota Avery to The Craig Hartranft Team. Dakota is a 2014 Pequea Valley graduate and has lived in Lancaster County, PA for his entire life. His goal at the end of the day is to build life-long connections with his clients, built on confidence and trust, and of course put... Read More

    The Holidays with The Hartranft Team

    By Craig G. Hartranft | December 15, 2023

    We’ve had a couple fun holiday events the past few weeks here at The Craig Hartranft Team! At the end of November, we kicked off the holiday season with our annual Santa Picture event. This is our eighth year holding this event. We host our past clients and their families to enjoy coloring, snacks, a... Read More

    Welcome Tom Gallion

    By Craig G. Hartranft | December 11, 2023

    Join us in welcoming Tom Gallion to The Craig Hartranft Team. Tom joined us in November and we are excited to have him on the team! Tom was born and raised in Lancaster county, and currently resides in Penn Manor. Tom is a licensed Realtor with over 20 years of experience building strong relationships focused... Read More

    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

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