Thursday, July 31, 2014
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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.
Ask about Warrington real estate, and agent Sharon Ermel Spadaccini mentions a huge fringe benefit of selling in the Bucks County township: The cream doughnuts they make at Warrington Pastry Shop.
Population: 23,418 (2010). Median income: $84,633. Area: 13.8 square miles. Settlements in the last three months: 41. Homes for sale: 130.
The locales that make up Upper Dublin are often more familiar to outsiders than the township itself.
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. It's Tuesday morning, nearly 20 minutes past 11, and the bells warning of the approach of the next River Line train to Trenton startle a pedestrian waiting to cross Broad Street at Main Street near the Riverton station.
From the age of 4, Frank McKee lived so close to Springfield, Delaware County, that you might as well say he grew up there.
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