Frequently Asked Questions

Location

Do you build in neighborhoods?

We build in a variety of settings, including both brand-new LTS Communities and reserved properties in desirable, established neighborhoods.

Where do you build in the Poconos?

LTS offers great locations throughout the entire five-county Pocono region. Our territory is 2,500 square miles.

Can I live in the Poconos and work in the City?

Yes. Many of our communities provide a reasonable commute to the NYC metro area. Buses run from the Poconos to NYC daily. On an average it takes around 90 minutes to NYC,and around 60 minutes to the Philadelphia area depending upon your region.

What is the job market like in the Poconos?

The Poconos is a growing area with a multitude of job opportunities. In addition, many people choose to enjoy a Poconos lifestyle and work in New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley.

Lifestyle / Area

What are the schools like?

The quality of schools in the Poconos is outstanding, thanks to the continued growth and prosperity of the region.

How far is shopping, entertainment, etc…

You’ll enjoy easy access to a full range of shopping, dining and service conveniences, from major shopping outlets to Main Street boutiques… continental cuisine to fast-food favorites… plus entertainment and complete medical and professional services.

Do you have any 55+ communities?

People have been retiring in the Poconos for years, and the Poconos continues to be a hot spots for retirees. Let our trained Sales Representatives find you the place that best fits your needs.

Financial

Will LTS assist me with financing?

Once you’ve selected your home style and location, LTS will help you access an approved network of local and national lenders offering a vast pool of mortgage plans, so you can lock in the best available rates and the most flexible terms in the market. Our in-house experts will assist you with the paperwork needed to sail through the process smoothly and secure a no-risk, one-step closing.

How much are the real estate taxes?

Real estate taxes vary based on the location in which you choose to build. Taxes vary by township and are calculated by millage rates. A majority of our customers tell us that the taxes are much lower in the Poconos than where they were previously living. When you visit with one of our Sales Representatives, they will be able to provide you with more information.Most importantly, don’t forget, your real estate taxes are an income tax write-off. So, chances are, your income tax refund will pay for the real estate taxes.

LTS/Product Specific

What is the warranty for repairs?

Your new home will come with the excellent protection of a 1-year builder guarantee and a 10-year RWC warranty; your representative will be able to discuss your warranty in greater detail during your visit.

How large are your properties?

Home sites range from ¼ acre to several acres.

What are the prices of your homes?

Our house/land packages range from $189,900 to just under $1,000,000.

Do you offer any quick-delivery homes?

Yes. This inventory is always changing, so ask one of our Sales Representatives for details on our current availability.

Do you build traditional or contemporary style homes?

Both. With charming front porches, sun-soaked kitchens, vaulted ceilings, dramatic lofts and elegant owners’ suites, LTS has a style to meet your needs.

Do your homes come with basements?

Several of our home styles come with basements. Whether you can have a basement depends on the property that you select.

Do your homes come with attics?

Several of our home styles come with attics. Whether you can have an attic depends on the design you select.

How long does it take to build a home with LTS?

Most builders take over a year to build, at LTS it takes around 6 – 9 months.

Do you build second homes or vacation homes?

Yes, LTS is the largest builder in the Poconos and that includes second homes and vacation homes. Let our trained Sales Representatives find you the best place that fits your needs.