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Creating an Outdoor Living Area

table and chairs with striped umbrella on outside deckingAs we head into warmer weather, it will soon be time to spruce up the yard, break out the patio furniture, and add a new shine to the porch. More and more our living spaces are moving outdoors as we combine natural elements with comfort that was once reserved only for interior spaces. 
 
From hardscaping and mood lighting, to furniture, TVs, and even open-air kitchens, outside living spaces range from intimate to lavish. But you needn’t have an elaborate budget or even a large area to create an outdoor retreat. Here are some ideas to consider when planning: 

Amazing Incentives! The Village at Springbrook Farms Carriage Homes

attractive new carriage ho,e in the Village at Springbrook FarmsIf you’ve been waiting for a spectacular incentive to purchase a brand new home, look no further. Our limited time incentive at The Village at Springbrook Farms Carriage Homes are certain to chase away the winter blahs—despite Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction!

This centrally-located community is located in Campbelltown with easy access to Hershey, Harrisburg, Lancaster and the PA Turnpike. Best of all, our inviting and generously-sized floor plans are available for $5,000 or $10,000 off base price, with several offering $5,000 in free options. Sound good?

Congratulations, Dave Rippon, our 2017 Agent of the Year!

agent Dave Rippon of Brownstone Real EstateBrownstone Real Estate is pleased to announce Dave Rippon as our 2017 Agent of the Year. Kicking off 2018 and honoring our top producers of 2017, Brownstone recently held a Friday night event for all agents and staff, plus their spouses or guests at the Historic Acres of Hershey. The evening was casual, held in the venue’s renovated barn, with hors d’oeuvres provided by Uncommon Catering and several rounds of “Name that Tune” by DjSlim.

As Agent of the Year, Dave Rippon received Brownstone’s highest honor.

Selling Your Home During the Winter: Tips for a Successful Sale

ranch home with front porch in winter snowEveryone knows winter isn't the preferred season for selling a home, but sales happen more frequently than most suspect. As a home seller, there are steps you can take to make your property more appealing to buyers, even during cold weather months. On the plus side, there is usually less inventory from December through February, meaning there are less properties competing with yours.It might be cold and blustery outside, but earnest buyers are on the move!