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Susan Rupert

 State College, Centre County Realtor Specialist

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Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?

Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home? | Simplifying The MarketFor many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. There is a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage payment. It may seem hard to imagine that the first home you purchased (which […]

Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming!

Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming! | Simplifying The MarketThe number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Sales Report, the number of building permits issued in June was 850,000, a 0.8% increase from May. […]

Bellefonte Arts and Crafts Fair Returns to Downtown

The Bellefonte Arts and Crafts Fair is one of the biggest weekends in Bellefonte, and after a few years at Talleyrand Park, the festival is back downtown on Friday and Saturday, amongst the historic buildings and shops that make Bellefonte unique… Read the Original Article: Bellefonte Arts and Crafts Fair Returns to Downtown

TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 10-12

    It’s another busy summer weekend around the area. The Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair kicks off on Friday morning and the monthly State College Culture Crawl returns with art, vendors and performers on Read the original article: TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 10-12

Existing Home Sales Cooling Off This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:

According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Existing Home Sales Report, sales in June were down 2.2% from last year.
Inventory of homes for sale showed a modest improvement of 0.5% over last year’s figures, but still r…

Supply & Demand Will Determine Future Home Values

Supply & Demand Will Determine Future Home Values | Simplifying The MarketWill home values continue to appreciate throughout 2018? The answer is simple: YES! – as long as there are more purchasers in the market than there are available homes for them to buy. This is known as the theory of “supply and demand,” which is defined as: “The amount of a commodity, product, or service […]

The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell

The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell | Simplifying The MarketMany have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as a part of attaining their American Dream. Comparatively speaking, millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones (like getting married, having kids and buying a home) than generations before them, but that does not mean that […]

On Tap: State College Brew Expo Marks Its 20th Year by Featuring Pennsylvania Beers

To celebrate the State College Brew Expo’s 20th year, Michael Martin, who runs the expo with his wife, Malissa, didn’t look too far when it came to deciding which breweries would be showcasing the Read the Original Article: On Tap: State College Brew Expo Marks Its 20th Year by Featuring Pennsylvania Beers

State College Area Again Ranked Among Top School Districts in Pennsylvania

State College Area School District is once again the No. 16 district out 498 in Pennsylvania, according to a new ranking. Read the Original Article: State College Area Again Ranked Among Top School Districts in Pennsylvania

Allen Street to Be Closed for Paving

AN UPDATE: This work and road closure were originally scheduled for Aug. 5-7 and have been rescheduled for Aug. 12-14. The story has been updated to reflect the change. milling and paving project will close the 100 block of South Allen Street to vehicle traffic beginning Aug. 12. Read the Original Article by Geoff Rushton…

Downtown Store to Close, Move to Online Sales

The Branch and the Vine is closing its downtown State College store, but will continue to sell its products online… Read the Original Article: Downtown Store to Close, Move to Online Sales

Boot Shop Moving into New Bellefonte Retail Building

Sitting empty since they were built last year, the five stores in front of the Match Factory on South Water Street in Bellefonte are finally getting their first tenant — and it looks like it will be Read the Original Article: Boot Shop Moving into New Bellefonte Retail Building