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Looking for older and historic homes in the State of Delaware or in Chester County, Pennsylvania? Carolyn Roland tells you about Real Estate and gives you hints and stories about historic properties and sites. Call Carolyn Roland, selling older and historic homes in Delaware and Pennsylvania since 1987. Search historic homes in Delaware and Pennsylvania with the help of a trained Architectural Historian and Realtor.
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After returning last month from a trip that included Lower Bohemia in the Czech Republic, I found that  many people were not even aware that there is a place that can be called Bohemian referring to a geographic area.Growing up in an area of Chicago that was full of immigrant families from Bohemi...
06/19/2018
Nothing like an afternoon walking through the gardens at Winterthur Museum and finding out how little you know about plants.For example--who knew an Osage Orange tree actually had orange looking bark?And take ferns--what is the weird growth at the end of this fern? I have similar ferns in my yard...
06/13/2018
Wander out of downtown Wilmington, Delaware on Maryland Avenue and you soon find yourself on East Newport Pike heading toward Christiana. Among the interesting shops  is Willow Tree Antiques, tucked into a cozy cottage on the right side of the road.For 21 years, Sandra Messick has been gathering ...
06/09/2018
If you buyers in Chester County, Pennsylvania thought new listings were going to drop into your lap without much effort on your part, you are WRONG. Looking at the figures for May, it is evident that you need a Realtor like Carolyn Roland, Your Older and Historic Homes Resource looking out for yo...
06/08/2018
This is red hot news for home safety for all of us! Thank you Jay for this information. Sent to you from Carolyn Roland, Your Older and Historic Homes Resource for Delaware and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.  This is a head's up - beware the cheap LED light fixture! We have a 20 year old ...
06/07/2018
 It's great to live in Central Delaware, right? It's even better to hear that the Real Estate Market is doing better here than in your northern neighbors in New Castle County, isn't it? (photo home is a sold listing)The good news for buyers in Kent County is that new listings were up almost 9% in...
06/07/2018
The numbers are in for May, 2018 in the New Castle County, Delaware real estate market. Hey home sellers--it is safe to come out of hiding now! Yes, mortgage rates are climbing and now have reached 10 year highs. But if you are planning to make a move to a new location and waiting for the rates t...
06/06/2018
DELAWARE EVENTSFirst Saturdays in the First State presents "Salute to Summer"  with these free programs on the Green in Dover on Saturday, June 2  10:30 a.m. Lucas R. Clawson, archivist with Hagley Museum and Library will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives about the Du Pont Company...
05/31/2018
There is definitely a need for more listings in the current market, shown by the following chart:For the year so far, new listings in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania are down 8% and closed sales are up only 1.4%. The only good news is that the median sales price is up 4.3% over 2017. Since ...
05/22/2018
DELAWARE EVENTS Saturday, May 5 is First Saturday in the First State in Dover, Delaware. The schedule starts with a program at 9 a.m. on how Caesar Rodney made his historic ride presented at the Bell House, 43 The Green . Also at the Biggs Museum of American Art, self-guided tours and Biggs Kids:...
04/30/2018
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