4 Hidden Costs of Not Owning a Home

There’s no arguing there’s costs associated with owning a home. But the adverse is also true; there are also definite costs associated with NOT owning a home. The benefits of buying vs. renting has always been a hotly debated topic, with most people believing…

How Buyers & Sellers Can Prepare For An Early Start To The Spring Market

The spring market is coming soon! Let’s get prepared to accomplish your real estate goals!

8 Ways A Great Real Estate Agent Can Change Your Life

A real estate transaction can be an exciting thing to experience, but it can also be nerve-wracking and stressful. Your experience will largely depend on the circumstances surrounding your transaction and, perhaps more importantly, the agent you’re working with.

It’s Time We Had A Realistic Discussion About Your Home’s Value

When you go to sell your house, there’s a good chance you’re not going to agree with what a real estate agent suggests for a list price. It’s one of the most common issues real estate agents deal with, and help homeowners understand. Problem…

Happy Flag Day!

Happy Flag Day! Most of us know that once an American flag is worn, torn, or otherwise in need of being retired, we’re supposed to burn it. But most of us probably aren’t in any position to burn one properly. Going in and out…

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Hire The Agent With The Most For Sale Signs In Town

You want to hire the best agent when you sell your house. You see real estate agent “John Listalots” all over town. His signs are everywhere. So, you figure he must be a great agent. It seems like he sells almost everything in town,…

Mattlin Achieves NAR Certification on Diversity

NEWS RELEASE JAY MATTLIN ACHIEVES CERTIFICATION IN NATIONAL REAL ESTATE NETWORK (Lancaster, Ohio) December 6, 2018- Jay Mattlin of Gorsuch Realty has been awarded the At Home with Diversity® certification from the National Association of REALTORS®. Mattlin joins 20,000 other real estate professionals in…

5 Confessions on Becoming a Real Estate Agent

If you’re old enough to remember the 1980s, you remember when everyone had that friend, family member, or acquaintance who tried their hand at becoming a real estate agent. Somewhere along the line, real estate became perceived as a glamorous, easy job that anyone…

13 Weird Real Estate Facts To Entertain Your Brain

1. The makers of “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” had to downsize their makeovers due to families not being able to afford utility bills. Photo by Mike Yukhtenko on Unsplash 2. The world’s largest treehouse has over 80 rooms, 10 floors and has taken the…

Lancaster’s New Trash Cans – Just the Facts

Recently, Lancaster Sanitation and City Council passed a resolution for the Sanitation Department to purchase large trash bins or toters for each residential household in the City and new trash trucks to accommodate the new toters. The toters began showing up at citizens’ houses…