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As Is

As Is

Let's see a show of hands . . . how many of you think PAR should publish a standard "as is" agreement of sale? I see a great show of hands which is a little surprising given that the widely used PAR standard agreement, ASR, is in fact an "as is" agreement. True, PAR...

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LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — January, 2019

LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — January, 2019

January 9, 2019 Upon motion by Christina Diehl, second by Mike Julian, the minutes of the December 12, 2018 Directors' Meeting were approved. The Directors reviewed the Bright MLS Work Groups' progress-to-date noting that the Appraisers will meet on February 4th but...

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New Millage Rates

New Millage Rates

For a list of Lancaster County millage rates, including the new Municipal rates effective January 1st, click here.

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Designations and Certifications

Designations and Certifications

NAR offers a wide selection of designations and certifications to help Realtors build skills in specific areas of real estate. The designation is earned upon completion of established criteria. Courses are offered by local Realtor associations and online. Here are a...

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LCAR Membership Updates — December, 2018

LCAR Membership Updates — December, 2018

New Members Designated Affiliates Sean Hogan, Mid Penn Bank Kristi Keller, Traditions Mortgage Nicholas Pray, Homestead Funding Corp. Ben Sauder, Ben Sauder Visuals, LLC Realtors Bobbie Jo Black, PPA Realty Group Jon Bomberger, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Cesar...

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LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — December, 2018

LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — December, 2018

December 12, 2018 Upon motion by Richard Boas, Jr., second by Jeff Funk, the minutes of the November 14, 2018 Directors' Meeting were approved. The Directors received an update from the Bright MLS Work Groups, as well as a report on the Annual Stockholders' Meeting...

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2018 LCAR Volunteer Luncheon

2018 LCAR Volunteer Luncheon

The 34th Annual LCAR Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was held on December 13th at the Eden Resort. A special reception was held prior to the luncheon for all the people who volunteered their time and efforts on behalf of LCAR in 2018 through committee service.The...

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Getting Creative

Getting Creative

The most dangerous clause in the Standard Agreement for the Sale of Real Estate (ASR) is found in our current Paragraph 32(B), Additional Terms. Here's where agents can let loose with the most creative use of the pen imaginable! The problem is that when these works of...

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LCAR Membership Updates — November, 2018

LCAR Membership Updates — November, 2018

New Members Designated Realtor Tim Johns, Keller Williams Keystone Designated Affiliate Ann Hess, Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds Realtors Elizabeth Baffuto, Life Changes Realty Group Amy Beachy, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Stephanie Eves, Younger Realty...

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LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — November, 2018

LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — November, 2018

November 14, 2018 Upon motion by Jeff Funk, second by Jeff Sisco, the minutes of the October 10, 2018 Directors' Meeting were approved. Doug Foltz updated the Directors on Bright's Work Groups indicating there has been positive progress on the commercial issues. Doug...

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Proper Communication:  Integral In Our Industry

Proper Communication: Integral In Our Industry

For all parties in the home buying and selling industry, communication is a necessary component. Proper communication is how critical information gets passed from one person to another; and in the real estate world, timely accurate communication is a must. I was...

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Lancaster County Association of Realtors®

Lancaster County Association of Realtors®