Elizabethtown and Rheems Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Pennsylvania
Elizabethtown: Located in the northwest corner of Lancaster County in the south-central section of Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown has a long and rich history that dates back to the early years of the 18th century, prior to the French and Indian War. First established as a trading post to exchange goods with Indians and fur traders, the area developed slowly as roads and trails came into existence. Freight wagons, stagecoaches and horsemen traveling the rough roads made Elizabethtown an early center of commerce. Elizabethtown was recognized as a borough in April of 1827. Organized municipal government began to function the following year. Public education came into being in the community in 1843. Elizabethtown College, founded in 1899, is one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges and offers major academic programs in 20 disciplines to 1,450 students. Today, the picturesque rolling hills and wooded portions of the area, and the nearby Susquehanna River, provide a pleasant setting for agriculture, industry and residential living. Elizabethtown has enjoyed a steady growth as a residential community with a full range of services. The strategic location that commanded attention some 250 years ago continues to make Elizabethtown an attractive center for industry, agriculture and education. Home prices in the area range from under $100,000 to more than $250,000 for newer homes in desired neighborhoods.
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Elizabethtown and Rheems Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 18th, 2020: homes priced around $229,246 compared to $228,950 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Saturday, April 18th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.