Thursday, October 30, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Town By Town

One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. If you've been thinking about buying a home and Woodbury is on your list, next Saturday would be a good day to visit the Gloucester County seat.
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.
Population: 10,497 (2010) Median income: $96,796 (2009) Area: 18.2 square miles Settlements in the last three months: 47 Homes for sale: 113
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.
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