Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Town By Town

It's difficult to think of a particular Bucks County borough without remembering Big Marty's.
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. For those who have lived here, Jenkintown is a gift that keeps on giving.
Population: 4,443 (2012). Median income: $64,980 (2012). Area: 0.6 square miles. Settlements in the last 90 days: 15.
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. At 58 square miles, Winslow Township is Camden County's largest municipality in area. It is so large, in fact, that it has multiple zip codes - two shared with Hammonton and Berlin.
When Mount Airy native Karrie Gavin moved in 2004 from Bella Vista to a larger rental in the neighborhood then known as Graduate Hospital, she wasn't sure it was the right decision.
Plumstead Township has a rural quality nearly three decades of home construction hasn't altered, and it's convenient to Philadelphia, New York, and the burgeoning Doylestown restaurant scene.
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. You can often tell a lot about a town by the level of enthusiasm expressed by real estate agents who sell houses there.
There is no shortage of Washington Townships in the United States. Pennsylvania, for example, has 22, scattered from Berks to Allegheny Counties.
Population: 48,559 (2010). Median income: $79,097 (2010). Area: 21.6 square miles. Settlements in the last three months: 109.
If 22 people are considering buying houses in Westtown right now, one of them could well end up elsewhere.
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