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Some thoughts and ideas about Tredyffrin Easttown and Main Line Real Estate that might help you when you buy or sell.
Ahhh, Spring is in the air. Yes, the winter doldrums are leaving, warm weather is here. Well it was yesterday, not so much today!We get so encouraged to rush out and buy plants to fill our beds around our homes and brighten up our curb appeal. But, it can be a costly mistake if you plant to early...
In a state, like Pennsylvania where Time and Date are of the Essence, how you count the days can be very important. And believe it or not, not everyone counts days the same.As Realtors we are not meant to practice law, as we are not lawyers and are not licensed as such. But, recently many agents ...
All sorts of things happen in real estate, and as agents we often tell clients that it isn't sold till it closes and to celebrate then.I have also found that buyers always want to know why a property came back on the market when something does arise that prevents settlement. Buyers fear that it m...
There are all sorts of reasons why a transaction can go awry. Sometimes people simply change their minds, sometimes it is because of things outside of the transaction happening. And sometimes is is because of the actions of one of the parties involved directly. But, our challenge this month is to...
In Chester County in 2022 we saw a massive drop in proposed building permits to 789 from 3425 in 2021 and 2681 in 2020. These were mainly for single family detached homes, but with townhomes and apartments not far behind.At the same time commercial development also saw a big drop from 2021 into 2...
In Pennsylvania like many other states a seller completes a seller disclosure form which is intended to help a buyer identify areas where there may be issues they need to inspect further or be aware of if they purchase this home.If the buyer is likely to be doing a home inspection why would a sel...
In the "old days" all we had were phones connected to the wall by a cord. It is laughable to think about it today as we are so used to so called smart phones. I still remember my very first phone number from when I was a child growing up in the suburbs of London, Stonegrove 9171, and we used the ...
Longwood Gardens in Chester County is always glorious to visit. Even in the depths of winter, and admittedly we have so far had a mild winter, what ever Punxsutawney Phil might say, it is a riot of colour, shapes and smells. These are some photos from a couple of recent visits. 
As a resident of Chester County ever since I arrived in America, I found this interactive timeline a very interesting review of the history of Chester County and the people who lived here.They do seem to have omitted the native Indians from what I can see other than a brief mention of Hannah Free...
2022 Real Estate ResultsWillowdale CrossingLocated in East Marlborough Twp and the Unionville-Chaddsford School District Three town homes were listed and sold in 2022, compared to two in 2021.One detached home was listed in 2022 and is still active compared to eight detached homes listed in 2021 ...

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Some thoughts and ideas about Tredyffrin Easttown and Main Line Real Estate that might help you when you buy or sell.