About American First Real Estate, Inc.

In today’s real estate market, there is simply no substitute for a good realtor. Whether you’re aiming to buy or sell property, a realtor can spell the difference between a smooth transaction and an unsuccessful one.

The dedicated and knowledgeable real estate agents of American First Real Estate, first licensed in 1978, can provide you with the highly specialized information you will need to make the right decision. It’s the combination of this unique market-knowledge and excellent negotiating skills that enable our agents to get you the optimal price for any property you plan to sell or buy.

As Real Estate experts in the Poconos, Carbon County, Schuylkill County and surrounding areas, we can provide you with helpful insights about the area, and can show you why the American First Real Estate approach is truly something to be desired. With a professional yet friendly approach, we help clients feel comfortable about what can be a stressful decision.

Trust is hard to come by in today’s fiercely competitive real estate market. We are here to provide you with the integrity and professionalism needed to ensure that you feel secure in what can be one of the biggest decisions of your life.

We are members of the National Association of Realtors, the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, Pocono Mountain Association of Realtors, Schuylkill County Association of Realtors, and Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors. We have an excellent working relationship with area lenders, title insurance companies, attorneys and real estate agents.

Please feel free to use this website as a resource for all your real estate needs, and if you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to contact us today!

We are a small company with a large commitment to quality and personalized customer service.

kanickfamily2.jpgAbout Ed Kanick: Owner/Broker
Ed Kanick was born and raised in Carbon County and the Pocono Mountains. He is a graduate of Marian Catholic High School and Steven’s State School of Technology in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Ed has been married for 30 years and has raised three children here in Carbon County. He is an active member of the local community, as a little league coach, strength coach, and a former member of the national ski patrol in the Pocono Mountains. Ed is an avid skier and enjoys riding dirt bikes and ATV’s with his children and friends. As a businessman involved in 7 different businesses in Carbon County, he truly understands the local landscape and the importance of community.


bob.jpgAbout Bob Heffelfinger: Agent
Bob is a lifelong resident of Carbon County and the Panther Valley area residing in Summit Hill with Gloria his wife of forty years. They have two adult children and three grandchildren. Bob and Gloria enjoy people and have been involved in the business world their entire adult lives. Many years of retail and wholesale experience along with carpentry experience are evident when Bob is assisting clients. Bob is an avid sportsman enjoying the great outdoors of Carbon Counties woodlands, lakes and streams.


About Gary Grant: Agent
gary_afr_2.jpgGary was born and raised in Hometown, Schuylkill County. After graduation from Kutztown State College and living four years out-of-state, he and his wife, Peggy, moved back to the area, residing in the Lehighton area of Carbon County, to start their family. Through the following years, while raising three children, he volunteers as a coach for Little League and Teener League baseball and CYO basketball. In order to serve the families of the area, Gary built and operated a dairy bar and miniature golf course in Mahoning Valley for many years. With his knowledge of construction, his passion for interior design and his appreciation for property ownership, Gary decided to become a licensed Real Estate Agent. Over the past thirty years, he and his family have come to appreciate the many amenities and opportunities the Carbon and Schuylkill County areas have to offer, including year round recreational activities (camping, boating, hiking, biking, rafting, skiing, tubing), a wide range of entertainment and good restaurants. Gary is looking forward to assisting potential buyers and sellers from the main office in Lansford as well as his home office in Mahoning Valley.

The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site includes listings held by MLS-IDX Participants of the Internet Data Exchange program of the Multiple Listing Service of the Pocono Mountains Association of Realtors®. Listings marked with the Internet Data Exchange logo are not necessarily the listings of the owner of this web site. All listing data is the copyrighted property of the aforesaid Association and its MLS-IDX Participants with all rights reserved. The information contained herein is believed to be accurate, but no warranty as such is expressed or implied.
American First Real Estate, Inc.
License # RM421123
2 East Ridge Street
Lansford, PA 18232
Tel: 570-645-3000 / Fax: 570-645-3002
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