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5 Philly Suburbs Perfect for City Slickers

A spacious home in narberth

City dwellers looking for a home in the burbs may like Narberth.

Philly suburbs perfect for urban dwellers As we’ve noted before, more parents are choosing to raise their children in the city. But a move to the suburbs doesn’t mean losing the walkability, accessibility and culture that draws people to downtown Philly. Towns and communities throughout the region have a vibrant night life, great restaurants and [...]

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Chadds Ford Attractions: A Draw for Residents and Visitors

Quaint farmhouses from the 18th and 19th centuries, like the one at 33 Heyburn Rd., are a draw to Chadds Ford.

Quaint farmhouses from the 18th and 19th centuries, like the one at 33 Heyburn Rd., are a draw to Chadds Ford.

Chadds Ford Attractions Situated in Delaware County 30 miles southwest of Philadelphia, lovely Chadds Ford attracts residents with its quaint historical farmhouses, rolling countryside and peaceful, bucolic setting. The Swedes settled the area in the 17th century, followed by English Quakers in the 18th century. A man by the name of John Chads operated a [...]

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The Many Reasons to Buy a Beach House in Sea Isle

The view from 5 81st street in Sea Isle.

The view from 5 81st street in Sea Isle.

Why buy a beach house in Sea Isle City Sandwiched between Ocean City and Avalon, Sea Isle City has been a popular summertime destination for families and young professionals since its founding in 1882 by Charles K. Landis (also the founder of Vineland, NJ). While its population explodes in the summer season, Sea Isle offers [...]

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Passyunk Square: Philadelphia’s Up-and-Coming Neighborhood

Young professionals and families have made Passyunk Square Philadelphia's up-and-coming neighborhood.

Young professionals and families have made Passyunk Square Philadelphia's up-and-coming neighborhood.

A look at Philadelphia’s Up-and-Coming Neighborhood Passyunk Square has exploded in popularity in the past five years, attracting young professionals and families in particular. Epitomizing the term “up-and-coming neighborhood,” it’s being populated with trendy bars and popular restaurants, grocery stores and boutiques especially, along East Passyunk Ave. The neighborhood is bound by Broad Street to [...]

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Life’s a Beach in Cape May

A Cape May Courthouse gem just in time for the summer.

A Cape May Courthouse gem just in time for the summer.

Neighborhood Watch: Cape May Do summertime temperatures have you thinking about a beach getaway? Us too. So why not day dream about a Cape May getaway? A popular vacation spot since the mid-19th century, Cape May continues to attract visitors and residents year round with its unique charms and sunny beaches. Due to its seemingly endless [...]

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Long Live the Queen: 5 Reasons to Live in Queen Village

Charming interiors such as this B&B are reasons to live in Queen Village.

This charming B&B for sale in Queen Village is an excellent example of the charm found in many of the neighborhood homes.

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: 5 Reasons to Live in Queen Village Bound by South Street and Washington Ave and Front and 6th Streets, Queen Village is the city’s oldest neighborhood, settled by the Swedes before the English even arrived, and home to the city’s oldest structure, the 1700 Old Swedes’ Church. After a period of urban blight [...]

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Want to be Bradley Cooper’s Neighbor? Homes for Sale in Jenkintown

Looking for a great community? Consider homes for sale in Jenkintown.

Looking for a great community? Consider homes for sale in Jenkintown.

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH Ok, maybe not Bradley Cooper, but how about his mom? Cooper comes from the tiny borough of Jenkintown, just outside Philadelphia in Montgomery County, and from time to time, the Oscar nominee can be seen at local haunts like the West Avenue Grill. So why not consider looking at homes for sale in [...]

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Discover More Reasons to Love Ocean City, NJ

117 Anchor Road is one of the many lovely homes available in Ocean City.

117 Anchor Road is one of the many lovely homes available in Ocean City.

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH Ocean City is known as a family-friendly oceanside resort, with its motto as “America’s greatest family resort!” It continues to attract many partial residents during the summer months, with its  miles of guarded beaches, boardwalk and downtown shopping and dining district. Full-time residents, of course, often prefer the sleepy calm that comes over [...]

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Living Large in Rittenhouse Square

Luxury condos like the ones at 1706 Rittenhouse Square are just one of the reasons Rittenhouse Square remains a hot zip code.

Luxury condos like 1706 Rittenhouse Square are just one of the reasons Rittenhouse Square remains a hot zip code.

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH Rittenhouse Square has long been Philadelphia’s most desirable neighborhood for both families and single professionals. Its focal point, the square, is a lovely park named for David Rittenhouse, a noted astronomer, clockmaker and friend to the American Revolution. The neighborhood quickly attracted the city’s wealthiest residents starting in the early 19th century, the [...]

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