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Centre County MLS Report - March 23, 2020

5 Centre County School Districts'* Active Residential Listings as of March 23, 2020: 250

Average List Price of Active Listings: ­$374,241

Average Days on Market of Active Listings:­ 95

Residential Sales Activity for March 15, 2020 - March 21, 2020

New Listings:­ 43 Listings that Pended: 23 Listings that Closed:­ 20
State College School District: 27 State College School District: 15 State College School District: 14
Bellefonte School District: 7 Bellefonte School District: 3 Bellefonte School District: 5
Other School District: 9 Other School District: 5 Other School District: 1
Average List Price: ­$360,346 Average List Price: ­$286,500 Average Closed Price: ­$299,200
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401 E. Springwood Place - Port Matilda, PA

401 E. Springwood Place - Port Matilda, PA

This spacious, single-family home in State College School District features both modern amenities and architectural character in a fantastic location. Soaring ceilings, gracious windows, skylights, custom design and detail make this home one of a kind. Hardwood floors throughout common areas, stainless steel kitchen appliances, granite counter tops and tile back splash. First floor grand, master bedroom with full bath, gracious walk in closet spaces and en suite three season room. Two story great room, media room, formal dining, laundry, full bath and foyer complete the first floor. Three more bedrooms, large bonus room and full bath on the second floor overlook the great room. Large professionally groomed yard is a joy to behold from the private, paver patio. This is a must see home…you’ll be pleasantly surprised!...

1207 S. Allen Street - State College, PA

1207 S. Allen Street - State College, PA

Just minutes from Penn State main campus and downtown State College, this darling three bedroom, two bath ranch home has plenty to offer. Privately tucked among mature landscaping and a privacy fence, this light and bright home has hardwood floors throughout the bedrooms, halls and living and dining room. The eat in kitchen with brand new stainless steel refrigerator has stair access to the garage as well as a convenient door to the backyard - perfect for entertaining. The spacious living room has a cozy wood fireplace. The master suite has two closets and its own master bath with a third walk in closet and laundry room. Over-sized one car garage and central air. Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email [email protected].

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KBB REALTORS: Ellen Kline & Vivian Palacios

Ellen Kline and Vivian Palacios are a team of two experienced Realtors, both with a unique outlook on the industry.

Together — with decades of experience in every kind of economic up and down —  they know how to respond quickly and problem solve to enable you to reach your real estate goals.

ELLEN KLINE

“Despite all the technological advances of the 21st Century, real estate sales still need the human perspective,” said Ellen.

She believes a full-time Realtor can best provide that perspective and more. 

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1950 Linden Hall Road - Boalsburg, PA

1950 Linden Hall Road - Boalsburg, PA

*CHECK OUT THE UPDATES* A truly stunning property with over 4 sprawling acres in the State College Area School District. The private residence offers over 9,000 sq ft of living space with many distinctive amenities and finishes. Built in furniture and cabinetry throughout the home, custom wood trim/molding/floors, large laundry room, centrally located craft/play room, multiple office spaces, a large lower-level bonus room with wet bar, full exercise room, and so much more. Adjacent to the home is a large (7,000sq ft+) building offering the potential for an in-home or owner-operated business, yoga/exercise studio, art studio, separate living area, or other uses as allowable by Harris Township. Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email [email protected]....

121 Rainlo Street - State College, PA

121 Rainlo Street - State College, PA

Sweet ranch fixer upper within the Village of Lemont is being sold “as is.” Wait! It’s on an incredible .74-acre, two-parcel deep lot ALONG Spring Creek WITH extraordinary views of Mt. Nittany. Perfect for the visionary, it has so much potential--refinish the hardwood floors, open the floor plan, finish the walk-out lower level for additional living space. The eat-in kitchen is pleasantly positioned with nice natural light. A pretty stone fireplace with wood stove provides warmth in the adjoining family room and sliders give easy access to an inviting deck with those exceptional views. A living room, two bedrooms and a full bath complete the main living area. Imagine the possibilities—morning coffee and a good book by the water, fishing, staycation. Great location near amenities you desire; quick commute to campus. Note:...

117 Forest Glen Circle - Port Matilda, PA

Beautifully maintained 2-story home on a corner lot with 4 sizable bedrooms, and 2 and a half bathrooms located in close proximity to Grays Woods elementary and I-99, only 10 minutes from restaurants and shopping. Inside this lovely home, you will be welcomed with warmth natural lighting as you walk through each room. With a living and family room area on the ground floor and a partially finished basement, there is plenty of space for everyone. Imagine winter nights cozied up by the fireplace wrapped in a blanket watching snowflakes fall outside the window, or gather with family and friends on the back patio on summer days creating new memories. This home offers many other features including hardwood flooring, an open kitchen filled with oak cabinetry, 2nd floor laundry, and a fenced in yard for your furry friend(s) to run and romp around. Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email [email protected].

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Local Housing Trends: Streetscape improvements planned for Lemont

After a decade in the making, a $1.6 million streetscape plan for the village of Lemont has been presented to township officials.

Spanning three blocks of Pike Street, the project includes additional parallel parking spaces on both sides of the street, sidewalk and crosswalk enhancements and additions, and tree replacements. 

Groundbreaking for the streetscape project — aimed at making the village safer and more accessible to residents and visitors —  is planned for the summer of 2021. These plans are expected to enhance a village already popular for its charm and small-town ambiance. 

Safety has always been a main priority for locals and officials alike, and it shows in the streetscape design. By making the roadway appear narrower, drivers will slow down in the village’s pedestrian-friendly downtown, according to one of the project's designers. This...

Doing What's Right

Doing What's Right. Why does that sometimes seem so hard and inconvenient? In these troubling times of Covid-19, uncertainty is ruling. Decisions must be made and those decisions seem difficult. Yet, Doing What's Right must be our guide and because of that, it's not a hard decision. We, collectively as KBB and individually as concerned community members, have your best interest at heart. The health of our clients, staff, agents, and actually the world is our priority. We are taken proactive steps and following the guidelines of the authorities to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We are conducting business in a new way since we certainly understand that real estate is too important in people's lives, yet we are closing our physical buildings to the public and to ourselves. We are still working hard for you yet staying apart, working remotely (including our amazing staff), and conducting office meetings virtually. The containment of this virus...

190 Pepperberry Lane - State College, PA

190 Pepperberry Lane - State College, PA

Beautiful two-story residence on a corner lot in desirable Stearns Crossing is the perfect place to call home. Natural light fills living areas and high ceilings create an aesthetic appeal. Enjoy an exceptional eat-in, gourmet kitchen outfitted with posh SS appliances (including induction cooktop), granite countertops and island/breakfast bar open to an expansive dining and family room with fireplace. Take in sunsets, relax or entertain guests on the deck. The main floor also offers an office with French doors, convenient 1/2 bath, mud room & walk-in pantry. Unwind in the spacious master en suite with walk-in closet, dual sinks, soaking tub and tile shower. Three additional bedrooms, full bath & laundry complete the 2nd level. A nicely finished walk-out LL delivers a spacious family/rec room, bedroom & full bath. Note: 9’ ceilings,...