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January
26

Snow removal is necessary every winter, but you want to make sure you do it safely and the right way. Here's how.

Snow is an inevitable part of winter that conjures mixed emotions, depending on your preferences towards winter weather. Whether you love a snowy day or can't wait until warm spring temperatures arrive, snow removal is a necessary chore during the winter months. Our real estate agents know that following a few guidelines for snow removal will make the process as simple as possible. Here are some of the most common snow removal mistakes to avoid.

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January
9

Lewisburg is a wonderful place to call home. Here are just 5 things we find special about the community.

Whether you prefer to spend your recreational time dining, watching a movie, or enjoying nature, Lewisburg is an excellent spot to call home. Our real estate agents know that there's plenty to do and explore in Lewisburg. Here are a few of the things we love about this inviting city. 

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December
19

It's important to price your home just right so you don't scare off buyers. Here are the tips you definitely want to avoid.

When selling a home, it's common for homeowners to struggle with what price to list their property. The uncertainty behind home pricing leads to a variety of bad home pricing tips that can actually cause you to get less money for your home. Our real estate agents suggest avoiding these bad pricing guidelines when it's time to sell your home.

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December
6

Find all your holiday gift needs with these local Lewisburg stores.

Shopping locally is the best way to support your community. Instead of trying to finish your shopping at a large retail mall, look closer to home in the smaller shops of Lewisburg. Our real estate agents encourage their clients to explore what is in their town. Shopping locally gives Christmas a personal touch. You can find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list simply by looking through the shops on Main Street. Our mission is to help new homeowners in the area find all the hidden gems our town has to offer.

  • The MercantileThe Mercantile in Lewisburg has everything you need when it comes to giving the perfect gift. Clothing, jewelry, novelty gifts, and home goods are available. The Mercantile also sells food and skin care products as well. It offers all of the products you need for daily living as well as many items that are suited for gift-giving on almost any occasion. During the holiday, it is the perfect place to shop for Christmas gifts.

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November
29

Making your kitchen pop is an important part of wowing prospective buyers. Here's where you should focus your spending.

When you sell your home, one of the first rooms a potential buyer will look at is the kitchen. If people plan on spending a great deal of their time in the kitchen, its look and feel may be a deal-breaker. Our real estate agents can guide you through the process of making your kitchen a little more presentable so that it holds the interest of any potential buyer.

  • Replace old fixtures – Your old kitchen fixtures may not look the best after years of use. They may have calcium buildup or stains from the iron in your water. Replace them with newer fixtures, and you will be amazed at how much better your sinks look.

  • Update your lights – Old light fixtures can take away from the look of your room. New LED lights are much more energy efficient and will provide you with more light. New light fixtures can take up where your new sink fixtures leave off and brighten the rest of your kitchen.

  • Replace the backsplash – The backsplash in your kitchen is often the grimiest part of the whole room. You can clean it all you want, but it may not be spotless, no matter how hard you try. Put up a new tile backsplash, and you will have a beautiful accent to your walls.

  • Organize your cabinets and drawers – Organize your cabinets and drawers. The cleaner they look, the nicer your kitchen will appear to the people who tour your home. Lewisburg homes for sale usually look lived in, but keeping them organized and well-maintained shows their value and how efficient they are. A few minutes of straightening the items in your cabinets and drawers can make a world of difference.

  • Deep clean everywhere – The key to a beautiful kitchen is having a clean kitchen. Move your appliances. Clean them inside and out. Deep clean every nook and cranny in your kitchen. Drawers, cabinets, and the pantry are where most people search for clutter. Make sure that every item has a home and that all of the surfaces and insides of each area are all wiped clean.

  • Put in quartz countertops – Granite and marble are somewhat overrated when it comes to kitchen counters. Instead, install a quartz counter. They come in different colors and are easy to keep clean. Give your kitchen the look and feel you want without breaking your budget.

  • Make any necessary repairs – If you notice something isn't working properly, or a handle is loose or broken, take a few minutes and repair the problem. A few simple repairs will ensure your kitchen looks and functions at its best at all times. Small repairs normally don't cost a lot of money and are easy to perform, which is a plus for you!

When you are ready to sell your home, contact us right away. We can help you find simple ways to improve how your kitchen looks. A coat of paint or a few repairs may be all you need to close the deal and sell your home!

November
14

Just because the weather is cold doesn't mean you need to hide indoors. Here are some great activities for exploring your local area this fall and winter.

The crisp fall weather is a terrific time to explore some of Lewisburg's top local attractions. Whether you enjoy the arts, nature, or fresh, tasty food and refreshing beverages, you're sure to find an autumn excursion that appeals to your interests. Our real estate agents suggest considering some of these local Lewisburg activities.

  • Fero Vineyards and Winery
    Fero Vineyards and Winery, situated at 965 JPM Rd. in Lewisburg, is a picturesque spot perfect for relaxing and sampling wines for your upcoming holiday festivities.

    All the wines at Fero Vineyards and Winery are produced using hand-picked grapes and traditional winemaking methods.

    Snack on crackers, cheese, and pretzels as you try different wine options. The grounds are also pet-friendly, making Fero Vineyards and Winery a great spot that all your family members can enjoy.
  • Milton State Park
    When you need a break from visiting Lewisburg homes for sale, plan a visit to Milton State Park. Milton State Park is nestled at 205 PA-642 in Milton and boasts 82 acres to explore.

    The northern part of the park has day-use facilities ideal for an autumn party or gathering, while the southern area of the park offers wooded space perfect for hiking or a nature walk.

    If weather permits, the Susquehanna River is a terrific spot for boating and fishing. There's also a playground and picnic area for your family to use.
  • The Lewisburg Farmer's Market
    Begin your holiday shopping with a trek to the Lewisburg Farmer's Market. This long-standing market has over 100 vendors offering produce, beverages, meat, flowers, and artisan-inspired products. Craft shows and other special events (including themed food days) are periodically hosted at the market's venue.

    You can visit the Lewisburg Farmer's Market at 499 Fairground Rd.
  • The Campus Theatre
    The Campus Theatre is a historic space that first opened in 1941. It currently operates as a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity that's dedicated to preserving this historic theater and promoting cinematic art.

    You can view newer and classic films at The Campus Theatre. Concessions are available for sale, including popcorn, hot and cold drinks, and candy.

    Should you decide that you want to make trips to The Campus Theatre part of your routine, memberships are offered that include free entry to many of the theater's movies and access to special member-only events.

    Visit The Campus Theatre at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg.
  • The Buffalo Valley Rail Trail
    The Buffalo Valley Rail Trail is a 10.28-mile trail with endpoints at Market St. and N. 10th Street. Visitors can bike, skate, jog, or walk the trail as they traverse the 9.5 miles of scenic trail.

    This trail follows the route of a railroad that ran from Montandon to Bellefonte.

Lewisburg is home to several spots perfect for a fall outing. Ready to find your new Lewisburg home? Contact us to get started!

October
10

Getting your home appraisal-ready is an important step to selling your home. Here's how you can start now.

While there are a lot of steps involved in selling a house, the home appraisal is one task that can feel overwhelming or even a little frightening. During a home appraisal, your home is thoroughly examined to determine its value.

If a home's value falls short, it can cause your sale to fall through or reduce the amount of money that you receive for your home. Our real estate agents suggest following these pointers to make sure your home is ready for its appraisal.

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September
26

A hot cup of coffee is the perfect way to start your morning. Here's where you can find the best brews in Lewisburg.

September 29 is National Coffee Day, and October 1 is International Coffee Day. Celebrate this classic beverage by visiting one of Lewisburg's top spots to grab a cup of joe.

Whether you prefer a simple cup of black coffee or love a frappe with all the add-ins, there's a Lewisburg coffee shop waiting for you. Our real estate agents suggest checking out these local Lewisburg spots. 

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