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New Millage Rates & More

New Millage Rates & More

For a list of the new Millage Rates (updated County and Municipal), click here. The deadline to register for the LCAR Banquet is Monday, January 6th. The Banquet will be held at the Wyndham Resort at 5:30 p.m. on January 23rd. Registration forms were sent to each...

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Did the Inspector Miss Something?

Did the Inspector Miss Something?

I have been saying it for nearly 40 years, and it remains true . . . most lawsuits involving the sale of residential real property claim that the seller failed to disclose material defects. The seller is usually not the only defendant. The listing and selling...

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The End of Freon

The End of Freon

Freon (also known as R-22) is a refrigerant that has been in use for many decades but, since the "Clean Air Act of 1990" became law, the federal government has mandated its gradual demise. As of January 1, 2020, the production and import of Freon will be completely...

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Annual LCAR Banquet

Annual LCAR Banquet

January 23, 2020 * Wyndham Lancaster Resort & Convention Center 5:30 p.m. Reception * 6:30 p.m. Installation of Officers * 7:00 p.m. Dinner & Awards Presentations You are invited to be a part of the 85th Annual Installation & Awards Banquet. This year's...

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Can You Airbnb?

Can You Airbnb?

The Lancaster County Planning Commission drafted and released Short-Term Rental Regulation in early 2019 in their series of Community Planning Tools that were created to assist municipal officials with a variety of planning topics. With the increasing popularity of...

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New Millage Rates & More

LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — December, 2019

December 11, 2019 Upon motion by Rob Hess, second by Mike Julian, the minutes of the November 20, 2019 Directors' Meeting were approved. The Directors reviewed information from Bright MLS regarding Bright's updated policies for "Off Market Listings and Coming Soon...

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2019 LCAR Volunteer Luncheon

2019 LCAR Volunteer Luncheon

The 35th Annual LCAR Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was held on December 12th 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 2019 through committee service. The...

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New Millage Rates & More

LCAR Membership Updates — November, 2019

New Members Designated Affiliate Michael Walborn, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Designated Realtor Khadeejah Johnson, eXp Realty, LLC Realtors James Barbieri, Howard Hanna Devin Bolton, Younger Realty Group Itan Cooke, Keller Williams Elite Karin Ehmstrom, Berkshire...

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New Millage Rates & More

LCAR Board of Directors Minutes — November, 2019

November 20, 2019 Upon motion by Jeff Funk, second by Jeff Sisco, the minutes of the October 9, 2019 Directors' Meeting were approved. The Directors reviewed information from Bright MLS regarding Bright's new policy for "Off Market Listings and Coming Soon...

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Seller Disclosure

Seller Disclosure

The disclosure of a home's material defects didn't begin with passage of the Real Estate Seller Disclosure Law ("RESDL"). Pennsylvania common law has long required that sellers disclose latent and material defects. The problem prior to the use of the mandatory form...

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Got Mold?

Got Mold?

Mold is a natural part of nature and is all around us. It helps leaves or old fallen trees break down, it gives blue cheese its taste and it can help save lives (penicillin). Problems with mold can exist, however, when certain types are present around susceptible...

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Listing Liberties

Listing Liberties

How are we all doing with Bright MLS these days? Love it or hate it, Bright has opened a few doors on the Listing Input Sheet that we did not have Pre-B. For example, I should now be able to look at a listing and see whether the property has a first floor master, what...

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Lancaster County Association of Realtors®

Lancaster County Association of Realtors®