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Sewer Line Inspections

Sewer Line Inspections

A home's sewer line is something that homeowners never think about, yet a blockage can spell disaster. Your sewer line is a lateral sewer pipe (often 4 inch PVC or cast iron) that connects your home's plumbing fixture drains (such as toilets, bathtubs, sinks and...

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How Long to Return Deposits?

How Long to Return Deposits?

As a broker holding a deposit, how long should it take you to return it pursuant to the terms of a release signed by both parties or when sufficient time has passed (the 180 days or whatever it has been reduced to) and no litigation/mediation has been initiated? I am...

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LCAR Membership Updates — September, 2019

LCAR Membership Updates — September, 2019

New Members Realtors Susan Barnes, BHHS Homesale Quarryville Dante Heard, CB Central PA Lancaster Carissa Jarina, BHHS Homesale Lancaster Andrew Martin, Younger Realty Group Elizabeth Moyer, Realty One Unlimited Lancaster Paul Murray, BHHS Homesale Lancaster Hannah...

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iBuyers Are Knocking at Our Door — Part II

iBuyers Are Knocking at Our Door — Part II

In Part I of this blog post which you can read about here, we reviewed what an iBuyer was, how they operate and what type of seller would want to utilize their services. When agents learn about iBuyers for the first time, they have a tendency to think, "How can I...

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Emergency Egress: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Emergency Egress: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Modern building standards require sleeping areas, 'bedrooms', to have secondary egress methods in case of emergency. Most people commonly use the term emergency egress, and it most often occurs in the form of a window meeting specific size requirements in each...

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LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — September, 2019

LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — September, 2019

September 11, 2019 Upon motion by Jeff Funk, second by Rob Hess, the minutes of the August 14, 2019 Directors' Meeting were approved. Richard Boas, Jr. emphasized several updates to Bright MLS, including changes to DOM and CDOM and the fact that listing "drafts" will...

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Representing a Buyer in New Construction

Representing a Buyer in New Construction

Why can't real estate ever be simple? We constantly hear from the people around us just how easy and glamorous our profession is. We sell one home a year and we're set for life; because that's how it works, right? Well if it truly was that easy and glamorous, then...

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2019 Annual LCAR Golf Outing

2019 Annual LCAR Golf Outing

The Annual LCAR Golf Outing was held September 5th at Overlook Golf Course, and proceeds went to the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center in support of our first responders. A big thank you to the sponsors of this year's event -- Amerisure Home Inspection,...

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LCAR Membership Updates — August, 2019

LCAR Membership Updates — August, 2019

New Members Designated Affiliate Paul Bell, Manheim Area Water and Sewer Authority Designated Realtor Thomas McCreary, J.R.Heller.com LLC Realtors Adnela Dolic, BHHS Homesale Lancaster Rachel Gore, Hostetter Realty Kathleen Hazelett, Iron Valley Lancaster Oregon Noah...

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What’s Your Rate?

What’s Your Rate?

I think I speak for most lenders when I say that the question "what's your rate" always makes me cringe -- especially when that is the first question a potential buyer asks. The main reason it concerns me is that even though it is such a simple question, it takes the...

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Procuring Cause

Procuring Cause

If you Google "procuring cause" you will soon see that it is a murky and gray area of the practice of real estate. "Procuring cause" is defined by NAR as a series of events, unbroken in their continuity, that result in the desired objective (i.e., generally, the sale...

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LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — August, 2019

LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — August, 2019

August 14, 2019 Upon motion by Jeff Sisco, second by Ferne Silberman, the minutes of the July 10, 2019 Directors' Meeting were approved. The Directors reviewed Association updates from Bright MLS, and it was noted that the Bright Board is recommending updates to the...

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Lancaster County Association of Realtors®

Lancaster County Association of Realtors®