Aug
27

New Home Sites Open at Shippensburg’s Newest Community

DeerfieldDeerfield may be one of the newest communities in the Shippensburg, PA area, but it is also one of the fastest selling. The community featuring single family ranch and two-story homes from the $160,000s sits at the base of the mountains and offers homeowners sweeping views in addition to an ultra-convenient location close to Shippensburg University and I-81.

Those who have been searching for a home in the area are in for a treat. Just this week, new home sites were released in this coveted neighborhood and even include deep corner lots with large backyards for the best of outdoor living spaces. To make things even sweeter, those who purchase sooner rather than later can take advantage of a limited time opportunity to save 50 percent on all options up to $25,000 for a maximum discount of $12,500.   Read More

Aug
18

A Sneak Peek at Washington County’s Newest Community!

Bradford Run Grand Opening EventIf you already live in Washington County, PA, you know the secret that your fellow metro neighbors may not. Washington County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation in terms of job growth and offers an unemployment rate of just 4.9 percent, which is far lower than the national average.  In fact, according to Sperling’s Best Places (bestplaces.net), the county’s job growth is forecast to grow at a whopping 38 percent!

On the plus side, more job growth means additional area amenities, schools and recreational opportunities. On the down side, those who don’t purchase a home in the near future may face almost certain price increases over the long term and could miss out on an incredible opportunity to own a home in the area at rock bottom pricing. Read More

Aug
12

Back to School? Get Organized!

Back to School OrganizationIt’s hard to believe that in just a couple weeks another school year begins, and the lazy days of summer are gone. For some of you, school may have already started, so there’s no time like the present to get started on a home organization project.

Anyone with school-age children can relate to the mountains of paperwork that comes home on a daily basis. Without a system to manage homework, activities and clutter, your home can quickly get out of control. Here are some tips to keep the clutter from taking over.

1.    Create a landing zone for your children.  It could be as simple as hooks for their backpacks and as elaborate as an organization armoire to hold sports equipment, shoes and coats. Depending on how much space there is in your home, your sanity will depend on keeping these items off of the floor.

2.    Create an organizational hub. It could be in your kitchen, a wall of your pantry or even in a hallway, but consider this the dumping grounds for all things unsightly. It should contain the following items, all of which can be found for a great price at Ikea or Target. Read More

Aug
07

Rare Opportunity to Preview the Upcoming Kingsridge Community in Mars, PA!

Kingsridge Preview PartyThose who have been holding out for the home of their dreams in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh are in for a treat next week. On Wednesday, August 13 from 5 to 7 p.m., we will be holding our official VIP Preview Party in anticipation of the grand opening of our brand new Kingsridge community, located in Mars, PA.

Kingsridge is a private enclave of 10 half-acre home sites located in the award-winning Mars Area School District. Not only does the community feature large, level backyards perfect for outdoor entertaining, it also offers a prized location just minutes from Route 228 and the area’s premiere shopping and dining destinations. Read More