area pro realty southern pa: How Much Honesty is Too Much? - 06/27/11 12:11 PM
How Much Honesty is Too Much? While consumers may not vote honesty as a virtue that the real estate community can point to as a character trait. I believe most Realtors that I know and come into contact with are for the most part honest, hard working people, I also believe that this current market has pushed some in our industry to the line in the sand as far as honesty is concerned. Now don't get me wrong, I am not saying that Realtors are now behaving in an unscrupulous manner, I just am seeing some little things happening that I … (9 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Sleep...How to get MORE of It. !!! Gettysburg Gerry can Help - 06/08/11 03:22 PM
Sleep...How to get MORE of It. !!! Gettysburg Gerry can Help If you ask most people from any age group from teenager to senior, "would you like to get more sleep?" The answer will more than likely be a resounding YES!! Well Gettysburg Gerry can help you do just that. Through my Live streaming home tours, and live streaming open houses you can spend that extra hour in the sack, get up and tour your house of choice from your computer, and when done, go back to grab a few more minutes of sleep. No need to get up and get … (4 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Home Price - Home Values in Gettysburg Adams County Pa - Calling All Real Estate Investors - 06/03/11 01:13 PM
Home Price - Home Values in Gettysburg Adams County Pa - Calling All Real Estate Investors Earlier this week the Case - Shiller index came out for home values across the United States. While the news was bad for the real industry, and those with homes on the market, and quite frankly for the country on a whole. The one group that should be taking advantage of the news is Real Estate Investors. As you can see from the chart below home values have fallen in the Gettysburg Adams County Pa area by  4.4% Year to Year. Even more drastic is … (2 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Gettysburg Pa - Mother Nature is Pushing the limit for Home Owners - 05/28/11 07:51 AM
Gettysburg Pa - Mother Nature is Pushing the limit for Home Owners Lately here in Gettysburg Pa we have been havingn some wild weather, Mother Nature is not in a good  mood. What it makes me think about is 1. wow the power of Mother Nature is unstoppable, and 2. Do I have enough and the correct home owners insurance. Here's the thing about homeowners insurance, it doesn't matter whether you are long time homeowner who has lived in their home for 20+ years, or a first time homeowner just starting out, you need to have the correct insurance. Much like … (6 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Activerain Referrals, Dallas Tornadoes, Platform Consistency..Does AR Really Work? - 05/26/11 01:19 PM
AR Referrals Activerain Referrals, Dallas Tornadoes, Platform Consistency..Does AR Really Work? This blog started off  being about a referral check I received as a direct result of my AR activities. However, in the course of getting to actually completing it, a myriad of events transpired. Some funny, some annoying, and still some down right scary. It all started innocently enough with a canceled flight for one Bob Stewart, while trying to make his way to Rain Camp Dallas, weather conditions forced his flight to divert Tulsa, Ok, or as some may know it, Tulsa, Arizona (gotta love the American education system). … (12 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Gettysburg Pa offers an Art Deco Look on the Battlefield - 05/21/11 08:35 PM
Gettysburg Pa offers an Art Deco Look on the Battlefield Okay, so you are headed to Gettysburg Pa, you are gonna spend some time on Gettysburg Battlefield, walk around the quaint town that makes up Historic Gettysburg Pa. You are primed for Civil War history to come at you at a fast and furious pace. You head down Confederate Ave, admiring the Gettysburg historic homes that line the lane on the Battlefield and then it hits you.....what is that. You are now looking at the best example of Art Deco architecture in Gettysburg Pa. What you are seeing is the Gettysburg … (3 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Does the Weather Affect Your Showing Schedule? - 05/20/11 01:50 PM
Does the Weather Affect Your Showing Schedule? Yesterday I was out enjoying a rare day of somewhat sunlight here in Gettysburg Pa. You see we here in Gettysburg have been experiencing a major amount of rain, so this rare brief  time slot when there was some sunshine I headed out to the Gettysburg Battlefield. There are many reasons why someone would want to move to Gettysburg, Pa, but I don't believe any are as compelling as being able to take some time, pretty much whenever you want, to go spend some time on Gettysburg Battlefield. So as you can see, I … (6 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: The Battlefield Speaks - 05/19/11 10:09 PM
The Battlefield Speaks  Anyone who has visited the Gettysburg Battlefield knows that there are many different markers and monuments, plaques, and statue's all over the place. But do you know what each one those markers is or what their purpose is? Their are approximately 914 separate monuments, markers or stones on the Gettysburg Battlefield. This number does not include however the 428 flank markers that show the different locations of the troops by unit. Adding it together there are over 1340 combinations of informative monuments, markers, tablets or stones.
 
Headquarters Monument designating Headquarters Source: GetttysburgGerry Photos A Little History  The … (5 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Single Family Home in 55+ Community - 05/18/11 04:42 PM
If you are looking for a great 55+ community and a great single family home look no further. This absolutely clean and well maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath single family home sits on the nicest land in the park. Green grass, trees, a creek and beautiful flowers surround this home on all sides. Truly a park like setting. This home has many extra features,         > central air            > garage and a half        > washer/dryer     > dishwasher           > Screened back porch    > crawl space for extra storage     > blt in 2000            … (5 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: You Ain't From Around here are Ya? - 05/14/11 07:35 PM
You Ain't From Around here are Ya? This has been a very interesting year thus far, lots of change, lots of work, and lots of anxiousness. So far it has been work, work, work. Since March 1 when I made the move to Area Pro Realty Southern Pa, I have been going like a chicken without a head. I have doing everything I can think of to make myself stand out form the crowd.  I have been relentless and have refused to give in to the temptation to be gloomy and negative. Before making the move Gettysburg Gerry was doing well, … (9 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Area Pro Realty Southern Pa is Now HUD Certified - 05/13/11 09:03 AM
Area Pro Realty Southern Pa is Now HUD Certified Area Pro Realty Southern Pa is now certified to handle HUD properites. If you are looking to purchase a single family or first time home and need a Realtor who has access to HUD properties listed in Adams County contact Gettysburg Gerry for assistance. Currently there are only a handful of HUD properties in our area, but that will most likely changing. HUD homes offer opportunity to the home buyer as well as the real estate investor. There are some stead fast rules to the process and knowing the rules will make … (6 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Where do You Draw the Line with Clients? - 05/12/11 01:30 PM
Where do You Draw the Line with Clients? Had a interesting conversation with a colleague the other day and it made me wonder what my AR friends think on the subject. The conversation revolved around  listing mobile homes, leases etc. They were saying that they don't take any listings like that, and I thought, really, in this market should you be turning away business? Then I thought ALOT more about the conversation over the next few days and two very distinct things hit me;
First     1, Business wise I do not believe in turning away "any" business, who knows what … (58 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Home Staging includes those Outdoor Living Spaces. - 05/10/11 04:36 PM
Home Staging includes those Outdoor Living Spaces. Most of those in the real estate industry are used to the idea that spring and summer are the beginning of our sales "season". The fact that the weather is again warm and people are moving into the outdoors it changes our house for sale presentation. All of a sudden showing appointments are seeing everything from the curb in a much bigger way. It also includes those outdoor living spaces that we on the east coast who live through winter look so forward to. A well set up, pleasant, inviting outdoor living space is very … (9 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Don't Think Twitter is a Viable Marketing Platform...Think Again - 05/06/11 08:27 AM
Don't  Think Twitter is a Viable Marketing Platform...Think Again  I was recently involved in a business owners round table discussion about the virtues of Social Media Marketing (SMM). The attendees were from all over the SMM spectrum from completely none involved to those that are fully immersed in the medium. Alot of the discussion revolved around how to use social media platforms correctly. Alot of people believe that SMM entails putting your life out there on FB or Twitter and questions always arise about how does that affect my business. I am going to concentrate on Twitter here, because I believe … (11 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Real Estate Radio Comes to Gettysburg - Southern Pa - 05/02/11 02:40 PM
 Real Estate Radio Comes to Gettysburg - Southern Pa Join Gettysburg Gerry as he talks each week with local business owners and special guests about the current trends that are facing the local Gettysburg Adams County Southern Pa area. Learn about home staging, receive valuable maintenance tips, get reviews on some great places to visit here in historic Gettysburg Pa. This is my first venture into radio land. The first shows went well, with minor glitches. I am looking forward to growing and improving the show as I progress. I believe the Gettysburg Adams County area is ready for a show … (12 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Technology to the Rescue in Gettysburg Adams County Pa - 05/01/11 11:55 AM
Technology to the Rescue in Gettysburg Adams County Pa So here I sit, a beautiful Sunday morning, some quality time with my wife, and out of the blue, my left foot swells like a grapefruit. It was bothering me yesterday during the Rick & Sally Myers Animal Shelter fund raiser. I have had a minor version of this problem before, so I don't know what is aggravating the situation this time around. However in the middle of all this I am actually excited and happy. You see I have a showing today, I will be showing a house to a relocation … (12 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Gettysburg Pa takes a Hike - 04/30/11 02:40 PM
Gettysburg Pa takes a Hike This morning I set out at a brisk 6:00am to help co-ordinate an annual event for the Rick & Sally Myers Animal Shelter of Gettysburg Adams County Pa. Each year at this time the shelter puts on their "Loyalty Walk" event. Historic Gettysburg Pa comes alive with activity during the spring and summer months, and the Loyalty Walk has become a fund raising staple for the shelter. The walk starts at 9:00am and travels through the beautiful rolling hills of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield. Todays walk was a wonderful time, the recent and huge amounts of rain … (8 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Giving Your Website a Check Up for Enhanced SEO - 04/27/11 03:08 PM
Giving Your Web/blog site a Check Up for Enhanced SEO There are a number of tools out there to give your web/blog site a "check up". As we all know websites need to change their content to keep the google crawlers happy. Your doing everything you know of, yet your are still not sure you driving the all the traffic to your site, that you could be. Here are a few tips on how to give your sites a check up. Webgrader So you have spent either a ton of time, or money on your new website, it's out there, you … (14 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: Golf Anyone? - 04/22/11 12:04 PM
                        Golf Anyone?Looking to build that retirement home and settle down for some easy country living, interrupted only by tee times. Then why not build right across from Flat Bush Golf Course in Littlestown Pa. This one acre lot is private, yet close to amenities, level, with public road footage and looking for a home to be built on it. Tree lined lot to provide protection from wind, yet open and very sunny, this lot is very nice. Take the time to come on out and see how close you are to the Golf Course, a two … (5 comments)

area pro realty southern pa: How to Get Your Own Gettysburg Address - 04/13/11 10:04 AM
How to Get Your Own Gettysburg Address

Early  in 1864 President Abraham Lincoln was invited to speak at the newly created Soldiers National Cemetary in Gettyburg Pa. Honoring both Union and Confederate troops who had fought in the Battle of Gettysburg.

Former Secretary of State Edward Everett gave a two hour speech to the crowd of approximately 15,000. Then President took to the podium and with a "few appropriate remarks" was able to summarize the war un just ten sentences.

Gettysburg Pa has become a mecca for Civil War enthusiasts and re-enactors alike. The quiet safe … (11 comments)

 
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