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The Trouble with Tribbles or Why Loan Modifications are Failing to Solve the Foreclosure Problem

Welcome Back Readers!  I put up a post the yesterday about how FHA has recently changed their policies to allow loan modifications for qualifying borrowers before they miss a payment .  This is a great policy and I sincerely hope it will help more people stay in their homes.  The problem though

Remodeling Lancaster – Homeowner Tax Credits You Can Claim this Year!

Welcome Back Readers!   This is the first in our new Remodeling Lancaster Columns by Guest Columnist Mike Blank with MBC Building and Remodeling, LLC ! If you live in Central PA and you have ever wondered who you could trust to provide quality remodeling and handyman repair services, look no farth

FHA Allows for Loan Modifications for Homeowners Who Haven’t Yet Missed a Payment

Welcome Back Readers!  It was a busy week last week in the real estate world, the Lancaster County PA Real Estate Market is moving quickly.  I apologize for the shortage of posts recently due to this but you can expect a little more consistency in the coming weeks.  I wanted to start of  this

Monday Lancaster Fit Bit – You Can’t Turn Fat into Muscle

Welcome Back Readers!  It’s time once again for another Monday Lancaster Fit Bit from Mickey Glick at Body and Soul Fitness Studio!  This week Mickey wants to dispel a common myth, you’ll have to wait to see what she has to say though because I want to point out that Mickey is not just

The Lancaster Inspector’s Corner – Where to Test for Radon

Welcome Back Readers!  This is the third of  four articles in our Radon series, this week Matt Steger from WIN Home Inspection talks a little more about Radon Testing where it should be done and how important “Closed House” conditions are.  Don’t know what that means?  Read on

Did FHA Just Throw First Time Buyers in Front of the Bus for a PR Gain?

 Welcome Back Readers!  I apologize in advance for the negative tone of this post, but it is information that people who plan on buying this year need to have.  Let me start with this:  There are many solutions available to FHA’s problems, and there are other programs that allow cash poor

Monday Lancaster Fit Bit – Getting the Best Results from Your Workout

Welcome Back Readers!  It’s time again for another Monday Lancaster Fit Bit with Mickey Glick from Body and Soul Fitness Studio!  This week Mickey has 8 ways for you to get the best results from your workout, read on after the jump to find out what they are! For those of you lucky enough to

A New Year, a New Code of Ethics

Ok, well maybe not entirely new, but there have been some changes the National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics (COE).  This important document governs our conduct with not only the public but also with each other and the standards outlined are what set us apart as an organization and as a pr

The Lancaster Inspector’s Corner – How Radon Testing Works

Welcome Back Readers!  Thanks for returning again for the second part in the Radon series from Matt Steger at WIN Home Inspection!  This week, Matt is going to tell you a about how radon testing works, so read on after the jump for that.  Don’t forget that Matt is THE expert I recommend to

Monday Lancaster Fit Bit – A Workout with No Equipment Needed!

Welcome Back Readers!  Glad you are here for this one, this is the first of what I plan on including more of here on The Lancaster Connection.com this year, video entries!  Mickey Glick from Body and Soul Fitness Studio has produced a quick little video showing you how to do quick body weight exe