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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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In 19th Century property maps, this home was called "Rolling Prairie" and was known to be the home of a mill owner with a mill on the nearby Christina Creek. This tributary has been turned into a peaceful lake, a perfect setting for this exquisite 4300 sq. ft. historic home. But not only does it ...
01/20/2017
 The numbers are in for 2016 Real Estate market activity for Kent County Delaware. If we compare this to the report for New Castle County, just to the north, we find that new listings in Kent County are almost even with the previous year, where they were slightly down in New Castle County.Also, c...
01/12/2017
 The figures are in for 2016 real estate activity in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. As in neighboring New Castle County, Delaware, new listings were down, almost 5%, with single family detached inventory down a startling 34%!  Talk about sellers hiding in their storm cellars!  Those that ...
01/09/2017
The figures are in, and 2016 for New Castle County, Delaware show a whole lot of caution was going on, with the public generally still hesitant to put their homes on the market. New listings were down 4%, but those who chose to list generally found this situation resulted in them getting a median...
01/09/2017
Things to do in January:Delaware                    Lewes Originally built as the Lewes branch of the Sussex Trust, Title & Safe Deposit Company, the Zwaanendael Club Museum Store is located at 302 Savannah Road at the corner of Savannah Road and Third Street. It is now the Lewes Historical Socie...
01/02/2017
I thought Kennett Square was the only unusual "drop" with a giant stainless steel mushroom and the crowd singing "Sweet Caroline" at midnight, but the local Kennett Paper listed more Pennsylvania oddities, for example: Pittsburgh- a 1000 lb. illuminated ball made of recycled materials, symbol of ...
12/30/2016
I remember back in the 1980's that we would drive up to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania to drive through and see the Christmas lights. It was free of charge and cars would line up on Baltimore Pike and slowly crawl through a loop and see the decorated trees. How times have change...
12/29/2016
Dreaming about a waterfront house with up-to-date amenities combined with authentic 18th century creds?  5 Lake Drive in Bear, Delaware is a  brick charmer an hour and a half from Rehoboth Beach, 25 minutes to downtown Wilmington, and minutes from library and a shopping center with over 40 stores...
12/27/2016
Being a flexible cook far away from my Polish Chicago origins, I have found a way to make pierogi even better than my aunts made. They would gather before Christmas and start a pierogi making session. One of my aunts gave me a recipe for dough, but I had problems with making it not stick to the r...
12/20/2016
Trulia has rated the best towns for a Gingerbread Family to live to celebrate National Gingerbread day, December 12. They are all in California, Hawaii, Arizona and Florida. Also listed were the worst places for this mythical family to live, including Newark, Delaware (OUCH!) I don't understand a...
12/12/2016
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