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William Rudge


About William Rudge

Agent with Howard Hanna Real Estate.

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Bill started his real estate career in 2004 after a very successful 23-year sales and sales management career with a Fortune 500 Consumer Products Company. Bill, his wife Janet, son Brian, daughter Dana, and their Jack Russell named Jake have lived locally in the Carlisle area since 1982. They have four grandchildren Bennett, Natalie, Weston and Jackson all living in the Carlisle Area. Both Bill and Janet were born and raised in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh and moved here to the Carlisle area from Philadelphia. He is a Vietnam Era U.S. Army Veteran having been stationed in the Panama Canal Zone with the 193rd Infantry Brigade. Bill is also an avid fan of all Pittsburgh area sports teams. He spends much of his off time at his 75 acre Crawford County "hide away" located in the northwest corner of the state near Meadville.

Bill's philosophy concerning real estate sales is simple and to the point, "Full and equal representation of all of his clients, whether they be a buyer or a seller." " He puts his client's best interests ahead of his own. His goal is to bring the sale to settlement as smoothly as possible and to walk away from all settlements with nothing but satisfied clients! He does not believe in high pressure sales approaches and prefers the straight forward, no punches pulled, non candy-coated, business-like approach when dealing with his clients. 

Bill and his wife Janet support several charities as follows:  The Ronald McDonald House. Amelia Given Library's Summer Reading Program, the American Cancer Society, The American Lung Association, The Boots Campaign in support of Middle East War Veterans in need of assistance and support, the USO, the VFW, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Carlisle's Project Share, as well as Bill being a member of the Carlisle American Legion Post 101 .

Bill also brings 30+ years of knowledgeable and personal experience to Howard Hanna Real Estate Services in the area of single family property investment and management. He and his wife have purchased, managed, and sold investment properties and currently still own and manage several properties as long-term investments.

Bill is also a part-time Real Estate Instructor and teaches Pennsylvania Real Estate Pre-Licensing courses for the Alan Kells Schools of Real Estate.  Bill is a strong advocate of continual education. He has committed himself to staying on top of the latest trends in the industry and keeping himself one step ahead of his competition by updating his mental well-being thru education. It is his belief that the Real Estate Business is constantly changing and if your agent does not take the time to learn and master the changes what is he or she really offering you in terms of professional representation? In support of his commitment to education Bill has the following to offer his clients:


  • Degree in Business Administration, Major in Business Management
  • Degree in Marketing, Major in Real Estate
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Associate Broker
  • ABR Accredited Buyers Representative
  • CNE Certified Negotiation Expert
  • CRS Certified Residential Specialist
  • CSP Certified New Home Sales Professional
  • GRI Graduate, Realtor Institute
  • SRES Seniors Real Estate Specialist
  • Certified Military Residential Specialist
  • Certified Howard Hanna Homes of Distinction Representative
  • Licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Instructor
  • Greater Harrisburg Assoc. of Realtors Office Liaison Representative for Howard Hanna's Carlisle Office 
  • Greater Harrisburg Assoc. of Realtors Ethics Grievance Committee Member

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