Sunday, February 7, 2016


The last two winters were not kind to the residential real estate market. Combined with the normal holiday slowdown and run-up to Super Bowl Sunday, days of subfreezing temperatures, snow, ice, and storm-generated power outages took a huge bite out of the bottom lines of area Realtors and home builders.
Timing is everything for Josh and Jen Hilbert. They lived in their 3,500-square-foot Radnor home for about seven years before renovating it.
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. On one January Sunday, Kennett Square basked in bright sunshine and, according to the National Weather Service, a record-setting 65 degrees.
Question: Our house has lots of older windows that shake when the wind blows. The windows have ropes and pulleys. The glass also is coming out of the window frames in a lot of cases.
The source of this information is IHS Global Insight, and it's reliable enough for me to repeat it here:
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Two separate winter storms are expected to blow into the Greater Philadelphia area over the next 48 hours, with light snow expected in metro Philadelphia late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.