Population: 10,085 (2012). Median income: $53,574 (2012). Area: 2.06 square miles. Settlements in the last three months: 21.
Long before walkable and transit-oriented climbed to the top of home buyers' list of important neighborhood attributes, Chestnut Hill had both. This leafy part of Northwest Philadelphia had a lot of other things, as well, including a variety of housing styles and sizes, parks, and a well-stocked business district along Germantown Avenue.
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. Before we pull into Parkesburg on Amtrak's Keystone Service to Harrisburg, here's a trivia question:
Lawrence Tobler had been selling real estate in Yeadon and its environs for another firm since 1999 when he decided to strike out on his own.
Trends in local housing supply and demand aren't working in Pottstown's favor right now. In a word, the market is troubled.
George Washington might not have slept in Quakertown, but the Liberty Bell did spend the night in this Upper Bucks County borough back in 1777.
If a wealthy descendant of the original Swedish settlers had not dug in his heels, this borough on the Jersey side of the Delaware River from Tacony would still be called Texas.
Talk about Coatesville with real estate agents, and the impression one gets is that this Chester County city is a glass half-full rather than half-empty, as many believe.
Population: 13,100 (2010). Median income: $33,122 (2012). Area: 1.9 square miles. Settlements in the last three months: 26.
Nether Providence and its largest community, Wallingford, are used interchangeably to refer to the Delaware County municipality bisected by State Route 252.
There isn't a lot of real estate for sale in Yardley: only 30 houses, and all but four on the market for less than $400,000.