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Enjoy the views and thoughts of John Rainville a Real Estate Broker in PA running a three office firm covering twelve counties from the Maryland line to the Pocono Mountains. Rainville is considered to be one of the foremost experts in Internet lead conversion.

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Deciding to Buy or Rent a Home
There are many advantages to purchasing a home, especially in light of the historic low rates that have become available. Regardless of the fact that these rates dropped considerably as a result of the recent housing and financial crash, more and more Read More...
Selling YOUR Home in ANY Season!
There are benefits to selling your home in each season; winter, spring, summer, and fall. There are pluses and minuses in each but most of all there are definitely positive aspects to selling in each season. While many people think selling in the winter Read More...
First Time Home Buyers Checklist!
Time Home Buyers Check List Many times when the process is complete, first time home buyers look relieved but also amazed. They wonder how it all seemed to whirl by so quickly and how it ever happened that one moment they were saying “We should Read More...
Single Women Buyers in the Market
Times have changed for sure. In a market that used to be mainly married couples purchasing homes we are seeing more and more single women in the market now. The trend seems to be one on the rise so realtors and sellers alike are starting to recognize Read More...
Banks Paying Homeowners Up To $35,000 To Avoid Foreclosure! Call me to discuss your options! John Rainville (717) 554-7430
Print Back to story Banks Paying Homeowners to Avoid Foreclosures By Prashant Gopal - Feb 7, 2012 Banks, accelerating efforts to move troubled mortgages off their books, are offering as much as $35,000 or more in cash to delinquent homeowners to sell Read More...
U.S. Real Estate Markets 2012 AND Beyond
Home owners across the nation may be looking for a miracle of sorts to shore up the sagging home prices. Ever since the economic meltdown of 2008 home prices have remained under pressure though some segments did show feeble signs of recovery. At the beginning Read More...
The Real Estate Players---Understanding Who to Work With
The Real Estate Players: Understanding Who to Work With Considering making a move out of your tiny apartment? It’s a buyers market, with historic record low rates. It’s no wonder you’re seeing a market filled with new or first time home Read More...
How Long Your Home is On the Market Matters
How Long Your Home is On the Market Matters In this Buyer’s Market it is very important to show lower numbers of “days on the market” for the home you’re selling. Why does the number of days on the market matter? To simplify it Read More...
Painting? Color is EVERYTHING!
Everybody knows that fresh paint is the simplest way to make an old house look new again. But you’re also warned when selling your home don’t go crazy with color or stick with neutrals so what should you really do? Should you paint a room Read More...
Where the deals are...
Everytime I run into someone out in public they are asking me "Where are the deals?". Well they are all over right now. I see deasl everyday in all 17 counites we service in Pennsylvania. First time buyer homes, move up and move down homes, Read More...
FREE REPORT----------How to Keep from Getting Ripped Off When you Buy a Short Sale
FREE REPORT How to Keep from Getting Ripped Off When you Buy a Short Sale By John Rainville, Broker, Realtor ® , CSP, RECS, LTRS Certified As banks foreclose on several homes in the area, buyers will find some amazing garage-sale priced homes; but Read More...
Walk in Closets are the cause of this Financial Situation---Seriously!
I have been pondering almost daily this great financial debacle that we have gotten ourselves into and how it happened. Now I understand Barry Obama likes to point the finger at the GOP or George Bush, but it started way before "W" became Number Read More...
Pending Homes Sales Rise --- Don't Lose Your $7500 from Fed's to Buy a home!
Pending Home Sales Rising... By: Dacia Turner Tuesday, February 03, 2009 8:15 PM According to National Association of REALTORS® pending home sales have significantly increased due to the affordability in the market right now. The Appointment Desk Read More...
You're Invited!
To learn how you can buy a home in the current market or get in position to buy for the Spring. You recently visited one of our websites and inquired about buying real estate. We would like you to invite you to a FREE no obligation, private discussion Read More...
NAR recommends Congress pass new housing stimulus legislation
NAR recommends Congress pass new housing stimulus legislation that includes the following priorities: 1. Remove the requirement in the current law that first-time home buyers repay the $7,500 tax credit, and expand the tax credit to apply not only to Read More...
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