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A Cool Vibe Awaits You at Arcona Crossroads on the West Shore

If you think the energy and convenience of city living cannot exist in suburbia, then you’re in for a jaw-dropping experience at Arcona Crossroads in Mechanicsburg. When you first lay your eyes on the outside of these townhomes and its subdued, earthy color palette, you will immediately think “Am I downtown?”

Farewell to the Woods. Hello to the Hill.

Bishop Woods has just sold its last new home! The Charter Homes & Neighborhoods homes located in Elizabethtown were a popular location being central to both Harrisburg and Lancaster. If you were considering a new home in Bishop Woods, don’t fret, as Charter has other neighborhoods with equally great locations.

Veranda Spotlight: The Wellesley

Last week we blogged about the exciting six large home sites that remain in Veranda, East Hempfield Township’s most exciting address! One of the three home plans that you can choose from is the Wellesley, one of the most popular and sought-after designs in Lancaster County.

Let’s Talk Creative Garage Space at The Overlook

Most of the time the design of the garage isn’t high on the priority list since most people are concerned with the inside of their homes. Charter Homes & Neighborhoods does not neglect this important space in its newest town homes at The Overlook in Deer Run Commons.

Your Last Chance to Live in an Award-Winning Home in Veranda

Charter Homes & Neighborhoods is excited to announce the return of its best-selling, award-winning homes in Veranda, East Hempfield Township’s most desirable neighborhood. These are the last six sites where you will be able to build the larger Wellesley, Springfield and Alexandria home plans. Gorgeous hardwood floors and luxurious granite countertops are included in the price of these grand homes which are all about open living spaces, soaring ceilings and extra rooms (think study or mud room).

Your Window to the World at Spring Hill

So you want a home that’s not on top of your neighbors with beautiful views inside and out in a peaceful neighborhood in the hustle and bustle of Harrisburg. We know what you’re thinking…it’s more than possible. It’s Spring Hill. Perched on a hill these homes are graciously spaced with home sites averaging a half acre.

Life Has a Sweet View at The Overlook

Nestled on a hill with gorgeous, sweeping valley views is The Overlook, Charter Homes & Neighborhood’s final phase of townhome living at Deer Run Commons. Central to Interstates 283 and 322, The Overlook is a great address with super-easy access to the surrounding area. With premium outlet shopping, the popular Hersheypark theme park and the Hershey Bears professional hockey team, you won’t be at a loss for things to do.

The Wall Street Journal Turns to Charter as a Trusted Resource

The nation’s largest newspaper in circulation, The Wall Street Journal, has once again turned to Charter Homes & Neighborhoods as a trusted industry resource. Selected from national experts, Charter shared confidence in the market and anticipations for 2015, as well as trends from December. Read the article here.

At Millcreek, Life Runs Through It

As you follow the trails around the creek at Millcreek, look around. You may spot some wildlife as deer have been known to appear in plain view. And if you aren’t careful you may bump into a jogger on his daily run. Even on a snowy winter day, without a blade of green grass or a single leaf left on the trees, you’ll notice the creek is full of life and activity – a symbol of what Charter Homes & Neighborhoods are all about.

Something Old and New to Tour in Grandview

Created next to the most well-known neighborhood in Grandview Heights, Charter Homes and Neighborhood’s Grandview is a seamless blend of modern conveniences combined with the area’s rich history. Just off Pleasure Road in popular Manheim Township, Grandview is a convenient location to New Holland Pike, Route 30 and downtown Lancaster.

Rightsizing Your Next Home

So you are getting ready to purchase your next home: Congratulations! Being a savvy homeowner, you’ve learned a lot over the years and this time around you’ve decided on a home that’s smaller in size. Although you know that’s what you need, it’s been a tough decision.

Our Favorite New Home Features

With the recent news of the Federal Housing Authority lowering the home insurance premiums (read more about that here) – your new home budget will be able to stretch even further. Translation: You can indulge in the new home features you’ve been dreaming of. Here are a few of our favorite new home features found in our homes in The Great American Neighborhood® across Central PA:

Heritage Strasburg: Where Tranquility Meets Activity

With endless views of scenic Lancaster County farmland and picture-perfect landscapes, who knew that the hustle and bustle of a shopper’s paradise would be right around the corner! Living in Heritage Strasburg’s 55+ neighborhood means you experience the best of both worlds. You have access to the beating heart of Lancaster County central to everything, but you’re living in a neighborhood with a sense of peaceful serenity.

Florin Hill is Overflowing with Amenities!

As you drive down Main Street in Mount Joy and approach Florin Hill, you’ll instantly realize it is a special place. The illuminated clock tower rises above the horizon line and invites you into the neighborhood and anchors the neighborhood shops.

Getting More Home For Your Buck

Who knew insurance premium news could be so exciting! In case you haven’t heard, the FHA (code: Federal Housing Administration) just announced they are lowering their annual insurance premiums which are required when you purchase your home under their financing program. Even though the premium isn’t going away (boo), this is FANTASTIC news!