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It Has Been Some Crazy Times, Y'all!

So we have been a little busy the past few months during these crazy times!  From figuring out this 'Rona mess, navigating "masks-are-a-must" vacations, torn muscles and kidney stones, we still managed to be blessed with an extraordinary year so far.   On...

Positioning & Mortgage Rates Under 3%?? What The What???

Breaking News!  Fannie Mae forecasts rates to be below 2.9% early 2021. That was the headline across all of my news feeds and blogs that I follow yesterday morning.  Those rates are crazy low!  But did you know that just a little over a month ago, they were already that...

Why is Homeland Realty Group’s porch ceiling painted Haint blue?

Why is Homeland Realty Group’s porch ceiling painted Haint blue? Other than the fact that we think haint blue is soo pretty, there are other reasons why we chose to paint our porch ceiling this color.  Haint blue is a collection of pale shades of blue-green that are traditionally used to...

It's Official!

It's official y'all!  Our self-proclaimed "Homeland Eye-Candy" is now a licensed Realtor® with the firm!   Not that Kevin isn't a familiar face around here!  From our inception, Kevin has been a vital part of Homeland's explosive growth.  A former...

10 Things To Do In Your Garden In March

10 Things To Do In Your Garden In March http://www.costafarms.com/get-growing/news/10-things-to-do-in-your-garden-in-march...

How often do you need to wash your sheets?

HOW BAD IS IT TO NOT WASH YOUR SHEETS EVERY WEEK? No one loves laundry day, but lying in a petri dish of germs and bacteria is even less appealing.  We tend to believe that our homes are clean, cozy places. No matter how vigilant you are with house cleaning, some places still fill with undesirable...

Happy Valentine's Day Ya'll!!!

Happy Valentine's Day!!! Valentine's Day, refers to the day of Saint Valentine or the Feast of Saint Valentine, celebrated by most of the countries around the world.  It is expressed in a record of "Saint Valentine" of Rome, that was detained for performing weddings for warriors...

Top 7 New Year's Resolutions for Sellers

Top 7 New Year’s Resolutions for Home Sellers With the start of the New Year, thoughts naturally turn to change. If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to sell your home, then making the right resolutions can help you sell your home quickly and for the best possible return. Top 7 New...

HAPPY NEW YEAR Y'ALL!!!

Happy New Year 2020 Y'all !!!! Admit it or not, we are all desperately waiting for New Year’s Eve to arrive. A new year is an occasion that renders us a chance to send all our loved ones warm and happy new year 2020 wishes and welcome the new year with utmost enthusiasm.  New year is...

Merry Christmas!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!   What a wonderful time of year!!  It is no wonder we want to prepare a feast for Christmas.  We have something to celebrate! It is good and right to give and receive gifts as our hearts overflow with thanksgiving and joy at this glorious proclamation. ...

O Christmas Tree!!!

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree traditionally associated with the celebration of Christmas.  The evergreen tree can be a spruce, pine or fir tree.  The first tree was slightly different that the tree we see today.  The first tree was decorated with things that could be eaten such...

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year to give thanks for what we have.  The first Thanksgiving, commonly called, "First Thanksgiving", was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in October of 1621.   Today, families and friends get together for...

Welcome Tracy Covone to the Homeland Realty Group Family!

Honesty and Integrity Two words to stand by when serving others. Tracy’s entire career has been based on exceptional customer service. Born and raised in a small town outside of Pittsburgh, PA, she learned the value of hard work at an early age. Tracy is a graduate of Penn State and Point...

It's Time To Carve Jack O' Lanterns Y'all!

Homeland Realty Group loves all things Fall, and one of the most fun things about Fall is Halloween and carving Jack O' Lanterns.  Carving pumkins into Jack O' Lanterns has been a favorite Halloween tradition for many years.  It is believed the tradition started with the Celts long...

Corey & Teresa Turner Join Homeland Realty Group!

Family & Friends! We are incredibly pleased to announce that Corey Turner  & Teresa Nash Turner have joined the Homeland Family!  Married in 2017, Corey & Teresa each come from their own unique real estate background.  Corey, comes to Homeland by way of Re/Max Lakes &...

Happy Fall Y'all!!

Happy Fall Y’all!!! Fall is the season after summer, when leaves “fall” from trees.  It’s also the season when the days get shorter and colder, and everything turns brown and drab, but everyone likes it anyway, (for the cocoa and cider).  We at Homeland Realty Group...

Robert Hawthorne Celebrates One Year With Homeland!

August 30th marked one year that Robert joined Homeland. If you guys haven't had the pleasure to meet or work with him... let me tell you! You have been missing out! He is one of the hardest working, kindest individuals you will meet. He loves to cook, travel, is a Veteran, has a smoking hot model...

Are you ready for some football???

Are you ready for some football??? We are!!! Homeland Realty Group are HUGE football fans.  Whether you are a Cougar (York), Eagle (Clover), Tiger (Clemson), Gamecock (South Carolina), or a Cowboy (Dallas) fan, we are ALL IN.  We are so excited for the upcoming 2019 Football Seasons to start. ...

Hello August!!!

Hello August!  Whether it's excitement about the upcoming 36th annual Summerfest (August 23 & 24), or your kids going back to school, August is a busy time in our lives.  Homeland Realty Group is excited to help our community by sponsoring a 5th/6th grade classroom at Hickory Grove/...

Sweet, Sweet Summertime Giveaway Winner!

Our Sweet, Sweet Summertime! giveaway winner is Wesley White!  Congratulations Wesley!! We are so happy to do business with you and hope you enjoy this "basket of goodies" from our family to yours.  We appreciate all of our clients and hope everyone is having a fun, safe and memorable...

Sweet, Sweet Summertime!!

Sweet, sweet Summertime!! Everyone’s favorite time of year is finally here… SUMMERTIME.  Whether you’re chillin’ by the pool, hittin’ the beach, or grillin’ in the yard, summer is the perfect time for spending time with family and friends.  In celebration...

Happy 4th of July, Y'all!

Happy 4th of July from our family to yours!!!  What does your family do on the 4th of July?  Family traditions are a huge part of our small-town life.  Whether it’s a barbecue, pool party, fireworks, or other family activity, there is lots to choose from here in York County. ...

Got an FHA Loan? You need to read this!

We get asked all the time "what is mortgage insurance?"  On the surface, you would think that since it is called insurance and you a paying the premium, that it insures you in some way.  Unfortunately, that's not the case. It only protects the Lender. In short, mortgage insurance...

Vote for York - Best Small Town Cultural Scene

Have you voted yet?  The City of York has been nominated for the USA TODAY 10 BEST READERS' CHOICE AWARDS 2019. That's kind of a big deal, y'all. Click on the link below for more information and to cast your vote today!  There is only a few days left to do so! Vote...

Homeland Realty Group Welcomes Anita Lehew!

Today, we are proud to announce Anita Lehew has joined Homeland Realty Group! Anita has been a Realtor® since 2006. Born and raised in Michigan, she came South in 1982 and has called Clover, South Carolina home for the past 24 years.   She has been married to Ro,...

From Earth To Universe 2.0 - February 2, 2019

We love us some weather and atmospheric talk here at Homeland Realty Group. There is a great 30 minute exhibit being shown tomorrow (February 2nd, 2019 3:30pm-4:10pm) in the planetarium of The Museum of York County that details the voyage through time and space conveys, through an...

COUNTRY STAR DARRYL WORLEY LIVE AT THE SYLVIA!

Homeland Realty Group takes pride in supporting our local small businesses in York and the surrounding area.  Stop by and visit us anytime for a cup of coffee or get loved on by Bella!

It's Going To Be Cold Tonight, Y'all!

Anyone that has been by Homeland Realty Group's office has met Bella.  My Chocolate Lab.  My spoiled Chocolate Lab.  From her morning treat of Bojangles fries to her mid-day Oreo snack, the girl is rotten. Judge me.  I don't care.  :o)  I could not image her being...

Got A Room That Needs a Little Love? Try An Accent Wall

Looking for a little pick-me-up for a dull room?  Try an Accent Wall! An accent wall can totally transform a room, taking it from boring and drab to bold and exciting. Accent walls create a new focal point for your space, add liveliness and contrast, and are typically a very inexpensive DIY project.   The...

Some People Just Need A High Five- In The Face- With A Chair...

Kidding.  Y’all know us better than to talk like that. But for real.  How often have we heard ....     You know?  Bless.   Zillow even defines their Zestimate as ....”The Zestimate® home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value,...

Should I REALLY Get Pre-Approved?

Shut. Your. Mouth. A million times over, yes.  One of the most, if not THE MOST important step during the home buying process is to obtain financing.  There are so many different types of mortgages available and each product varies from the amount of money needed down to the...

Team Real or Team Fake?

I have always loved a real tree. One of my favorite childhood memories is of my Daddy, siblings and I going into the woods to pick out a Christmas tree. (Yes. In the woods behind our house. Not the Christmas Tree Farm or Wal-Mart.) The tree was also not the famed White Pine, or Leyland Cypress, but a...

You haven't met Robert yet???

He is Homeland's newest agent! Robert comes to Homeland with an extensive background in sales and is Veteran of the United States Airforce.  Given his career experience, as well as his unique approach to client relations, Robert is committed to getting the job done and understands...