Milford, PA Real Estate News

By The Jeff Rickert Team, Poconos - RSPS - The Jeff Rickert Team
(RE/MAX Property Specialists)
  Lake Wallenpaupack One of the premiere Poconos Vacation Communities! Located near Hawley, on the border of Pike and Wayne counties in northeastern Pennsylvania. It was created in 1926 by PPL, the Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, for hydroelectric purposes. The Lenape Indians named the area "Wallenpaupack" which means "The Stream of Swift and Slow Water." Amenities include: 5700 Acres Lake The lake is 13 miles long, has 52 miles of shoreline, and is about 60 feet deep at its maximum depth. Ice skating & ice fishing in the winter Motorboats permited on Lake Beaches & swimming Boat docks Fishing The following are the communities in the Lake Wallenpaupack area Masthope, Fawn Lake Forest, Tink Wig, Tanglwood Lakes, Tanglwood North, Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, The Hideout, Hawley, Lakevi...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
    Along with having been awarded the Nation's 1st Emerald Status by the National Association of Home Builders, the highest status attainable for Green home building (the highest energy efficiency level a home can attain) , RGB Home Builders have now additionally been awarded the 2010 Energy Efficiency Award by the Pocono Builders Association. Featuring a geothermal system, the cost to heat and cool this 4-bedroom "Davidson model is about $370 per year! It makes perfect sense to consider these options when designing your dream home here in Pike and Wayne Counties PA.   RGB Custom Builders offer Green Building options to suit your preferences and requirements, from Silver to Emerald ratings. You can select the options and the features that are most important to you. Learn more about thi...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
Debut of the 2010 Milford, PA Black Bear Film Festival There is no time better than now to visit historic Milford, PA and to enjoy the activities and traditions that make this very special place, nestled in the Poconos, so appreciated to those who have the good fortune to claim this area as "home." The reknowned annual Black Bear Film Festival will be held Columbus Day weekend, October 8, 9 & 10, 2010.  Tickets are on sale at the BBFF office at the Upper Mill located opposite the Waterwheel (home to great local jazz and blues) on State Route 2001.  For more information, call 507.409.0909. This year's festival bears have already made their debut, and can be seen on the sidewalks of our charming victorian Village of Milford, while shopping and enjoying our inns and restaurants.  Come and ...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
Edward B. Slattery with daughters Shannon and Meghan August 30, 1944 - April 19, 2010 Four months since passing - Time was not his friend, nor ours. One of the Pocono's best land, time shares and new home construction salesmen.  
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
Pocono Land And Homes provides all our DV football fans a copy of the Fall 2010 Football Schedule Search all the Delaware Valley School District's Sports Schedules VARSITY FOOTBALL: Sat 08/21  Away  Nazareth Area (scrimmage)     5:00 PM Fri  08/27  Away  Liberty (scrimmage)               6:00 PM Fri  09/03  Away  El Toro                                7:00 PM Fri  09/10  Home  East Stroudsburg South          7:00 PM Fri  09/17  Away  Hazelton Area                       7:00 PM Fri  09/24  Away  West Scranton                      7:00 PM Fri  10/01  Home  Abington Heights                   7:00 PM Fri  10/08  Home  North Pocono                        7:00 PM Fri  10/15  Away  Valley View                           7:00 PM Fri  10/22  Home Scranton                               7:00 PM Fr...
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By Karen Rice Keller Williams Real Est, Northeast PA & Lake Wallenpaupack Home Sales
(Keller Williams Real Estate)
UPCOMING OPEN HOUSE! Thursday evening, July 22, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. What an amazing amount of room in this Pike County mountain home!  There are three official bedrooms, plus several bonus rooms. Make it a mother / daughter with a one bedroom suite on the ground level...complete with kitchen, full bath, living room, and dining room already in place! The main floor is dominated by a HUGE HUGE HUGE open living area with fireplace, pellet stove, kitchen, dining area, and full bath.  There is a large deck with breathtaking mountain views. Upstairs, find two more bedrooms and two full baths, a bonus room that could be a den/office/playroom...the master has its own full bath, two closets, and both bedrooms have balconies to savor that view.  Located on over an acre - paved drivew...
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By Edward D. Nikles
(Ed Nikles Custom Builder , Inc. / Nikles Realty , Inc.)
                       Ed Nikles New Custom Home Triples the Threshold for Home Energy Efficiency  Milford, PA - Ed Nikles Custom Builder, Inc. has raised the bar for energy efficient homes once again. Their newest high performance home, a three bedroom, two bath ranch home in Dingman Township, not only has a Five Star Plus Energy Star rating (the highest possible), is 48% more energy efficient than code requires, and has a HERS (Home Energy Rating System) rating of 52; it also saves its owners an estimated $2,517 dollars a year in gas and electric bills.             HERS is an energy rating system that involves an analysis of a home's construction plans and on-site inspections. The standard HERS rating for energy efficient homes, in order to become Energy Star certified is 85, or 15% m...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
It has been a long time in development, and still more to come - the all new Pocono Land And Homes is designed to be a resource for full real estate services and custom home building services in the Poconos area of Northeastern PA. I hope you enjoy my new website and find it easy to navigate.  I most especially hope that you too will one day have the opportunity to discover for yourself the allure of our beautiful area, featuring great natural beauty, a richly cultural area that additionally offers four seasons of fun. Lower taxes and lower cost of living, more land and home for the money, great natural beauty and fun . . . it sure is worth checking out! Welcome to http://www.poconolandandhomes.com/  
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Barbara J. Buchanan, Chairperson of the 2010 CDD Chef's Do Dinner, is pleased to announce the "Chef's Do Dinner" will be held on March 23, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Best Western Inn at Hunt's Landing, and with only three hundred reservations available, seats will go fast.  Buchanan stated, "I am honored to chair this event and look forward to the community's continued support of the children with developmental disabilities in our community." Every year, the Center for Developmental Disabilities (CDD) hosts "Chef's Do Dinner", a delicious dining event featuring samples from the area's most beloved restaurants. With endless plate-filling opportunities and delicious desserts to top it off, the event is always remembered fondly and awaited anxiously by those who attend. Silver Palate S...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
RGB Custom Builders, the Pocono's Standard-Bearer for Excellence & Customer Satisfaction, have an award-wnning track record with the Pocono Builders Association in its recognition of the outstanding builders in the 5 county area of the Poconos. The Reason - RGB Custom Builders have consistently made an outstanding showing each year,  cumulatively winning more awards than any other builder in the Poconos.  This includes twice winning the Award of Excellence and The Best-in-Show! RGB has received 60 awards in just the last five years, more awards than any other Pocono Builder.  Add to this that RGB's development, Twin Lakes Estates, has more award winners than any other Pocono community.  What makes this especially significant is that there are over 1,100 developments in the Poconos, and ...
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By Edward D. Nikles
(Ed Nikles Custom Builder , Inc. / Nikles Realty , Inc.)
Ed Nikles Custom Builder Inc. Wins Pocono's Choice Award !   Ed Nikles, Sr. MILFORD - In 2008, Ed Nikles Custom Builder, Inc. was recognized by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for its custom home building expertise. Now, in 2010, the company's outstanding reputation has caught the eye of local consumers in Monroe, Wayne, and Pike Counties. As 2010 Winner of the Pocono's Choice Award in the Home Builders Category, Ed Nikles Custom Builder, Inc. is honored as the best and most well-known custom home-building company in the area. The Pocono's Choice Competition, conducted by the Polk-Lepson Research Group, is a statistically accurate survey of consumer preference in the Poconos. After surveying hundreds of local consumers in Monroe, Wayne, and Pike Counties, Ed Nikles Cust...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
  A Celebration of the Arts presented by The Milford Borough Parks & Recreation Committee with the Mark Zimmermann Center for the Arts. Opening Day - Saturday, January 30, 2010 Ice Dancers, Fire Juggling, Stilt Walking & The Chill Off with Chili Surprise Awards Click here for complete information and schedule of events http://www.winterlightsfest.com/ Milford, PA is a charming Victorian style village, rich in history, and where visitors can enjoy our local architecture, much of which was built with locally mined bluestone in the early 1800's.  We have charming tree lined streets to stroll and to view our beautiful "Painted Ladies" (our Victorian homes), great shops, antiquing, local inns and wonderful restaurants. Best of all are our friendly people and relaxed pace - with so much to en...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
  Looking for a custom builder in the Poconos, including Pike, Wayne or Monroe County, PA?  If you are considering building a custom home in Northeast PA, building a superior, quality custom home is well within your reach!  First and foremost about what you need to know - a quality custom built home begins with a high quality custom home builder.   Robert G. Brown and RGB Custom Builders have an emerald reputation on every count throughout the Pike, Wayne and Monroe County areas of Northeast Pennsylvania. Homebuilding is first about trust.  RGB Custom Builders have a treasure chest full of happy, satisfied customers who love their custom built homes, enjoyed their building experience, and highly recommend the builders who built their homes - Bob and Joe Brown. And now, Robert G. Brown ...
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By Edward D. Nikles
(Ed Nikles Custom Builder , Inc. / Nikles Realty , Inc.)
                                                      Advanced Green Building : Building Science    I'm heading out to Las Vegas , NV. to take a brand new 2 day course in Advanced Green Building : Building Science for my Master Green Builder Remodeler designation ( MGBR ) at the 66th annual International Builder's Show ( IBS )  . This 2 day course instructs builders & remodelers on proper building science techniques for constructing and remodeling high-performance homes . The high-performance ideal encompasses more than just energy efficiency--it's about potentially creating a more durable , environmentally responsible and sustainable living environment . By using case studies , detailed construction drawings and other resources found on http://greenbuildingadvisor.com/ , NAHB , and Bui...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
     In Milford, Pennsylvania, our "Painted Ladies" are beautiful at any time of the year! But they Sparkle and Dazzle at the time of the year when our brightly lit star sits atop the pine and hemlock covered hills overlooking our quaint and beautiful historic Village of Milford.  Milford brims with charming shops, restaurants and inns and has been awarded as "one of the top ten coolest small towns in America." Each is postcard pretty and all decked out to wish you all the very happiest of holidays!                     Generations of good times and traditions have filled these homes . . . They are all cared for with such love and pride . . . And these Painted Ladies will see many grand times yet . . . They all reflect such different styles . . . It would be impossible to choose the most...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
Searching for Real Estate or a Custom Home Builder because you have been considering the beautiful Poconos for your home?  Pike, Wayne and Monroe County, PA, and their surrounding areas in Northeastern Pennsylvania, all have something great going on ~ the perfect convergence of events that make this an ideal time to follow through with your dream home plans. Literally, your “Once in a Blue Moon” Opportunities are here, happening now, during this 2009 holiday season in the alluring and exciting Poconos! Every two to three years (more precisely, about every 2.7154 years), there are more than twelve moons, each occurring monthly, in a one-year time period. That thirteenth moon is called a Blue Moon. December 2, 2009 saw a full moon shining over the Poconos, the Honeymoon Capital of the Wor...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
  Dear Visitors,     This is a short and simple post.  Zerox has sponsored a website where we can go to select a card to send to an American soldier serving overseas.     It is a very simple task requiring only a few clicks of your finger, and some moments of your time.      Here is the Link to the Website: Let's Say Thanks in Support of Our Troops Wishing all of this post's visitors a beautiful and meaningful holiday season!  
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By Thomas R. Wilkins, PoconoRealEstate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Assocs)
Stroudsburg  - NEPA Management Associates, Inc. has been hired by Knob Hill Property Owners Association to manage their community located at the corner of Sarah and 5th Streets in Stroudsburg.  The complex consists of 12 town-homes andwas developed by the Henning Family in the late 80's. NEPA Management Associates, Inc. handles a number of town-home communities, property owners associations, condominium complexes, and commercial and residential properties throughout northeast Pennsylvania.  Their corporate office is located at 304 Park Ave in Stroudsburg. They can be visited on line at www.nepamgmt.com.      
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
WHY A CUSTOM BUILDER WITH A STERLING REPUTATION & A CUSTOM BUILT HOME IN PIKE, WAYNE OR MONROE COUNTY, PA CAN BE A WISE AND SAVVY DECISION FOR YOUR FINANCIAL PLAN AND RETIREMENT YEARS.      Having a game plan in place for the future makes good sense, at any age and any stage of life. At some point we leave behind those carefree days of childhood when we were totally engaged in the present moment and indulged in our imaginations. Planning for the future requires attention to many different facets:     Income Tax Strategies Investment Portfolios Employer Plan Benefits Health Care Insurance / Long Term Care Insurance Education Funding Asset Protection / Risk Management Estate Planning Retirement Planning Successful people take action and put good ideas into action! A FORMULA FOR SUCCESS   ...
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By R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS
(Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS)
Dacha is the “Russian word for a seasonal or year-round second home” typically located outside the cities, according to Wikipedia. They began to appear in Russia during the reign of Peter the Great as small estates in the country. The Dacha evolved through the years; some became a place of gardening for those who worked in the cities. (Source – Wikipedia) The Poconos have become a highly sought out location for the Dacha, and those who have longed for a vacation home or second home. It is a wonderful concept that many have embraced. The Pike, Wayne and Monroe County areas of the Poconos and Northeastern PA, have the unique advantage of an ideal location for the Dacha or vacation home:      - close proximity and easy commute to the New York City Metropolitan area, including Brooklyn and ...
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