condos: Chesterbrook, January 2020 - 02/05/20 11:06 AM

The Chesterbrook real estate market in Tredyffrin Township, Tredyffrin Easttown School District, has been fairly active during January 2020.
Four homes closed ranging in price from $190,000 to $445,000. Average days on market for these was 48, however two of the four homes sold in 5 and 6 days respectively, the other two were much longer. Generally in this price range sales tend to happen quicker than 48 days. The average square foot price was $191.73 after allowing for seller concessions to buyers on these homes.
2 homes are under contract with contingencies and 9 homes are pending with contingencies removed, other than … (8 comments)

condos: 2019 Old Forge Crossing sales results - 01/31/20 07:31 AM

Old Forge Crossing Condominiums in Tredyffrin Township, Devon PA saw 23 sales last year, same as 2018. These Devon condos remain popular being in the Tredyffrin Easttown School district selling on average in 9 days.
Full data is below, but a quick recap those 23 homes sold for a total of $4,026,405 after concessions to buyers, homes sold for an average of 99% of list price, and the average square foot price was $201. 
Four of the listings were 2 bed 2 bath apartments, two were town houses with 2 beds and 2.5 baths and the remaining 17 were 1 bed 1 bath … (6 comments)

condos: There are many different ways to get there! - 12/20/19 05:43 AM
I love adventure and being on a quest, part of the fun is enjoying the journey not just reaching the destination or goal.
I am currently visiting a friend in Germany. She is still working so I have a couple of days to entertain myself during the day. Yesterday, I decided to go to Ratzeburg, where I have been before and know how to get there using the local bus system, or thought I did.
I duly caught the right bus, and knew I needed to change and transfer to a different bus in the next village. However, my bus driver decided I … (21 comments)

condos: Is Fall 2019 the time to sell your T/E or Main Line home? - 10/07/19 02:24 PM
Last week at our Devon office meeting Ron Clarke, our Senior Vice President for the PA/NJ/DE region, had a very upbeat message, in fact the most upbeat I have heard him be about the Main Line, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties, market for several years. So, I asked him if we could get together and I could get his thoughts on selling your Main Line or Tredyffrin Easttown home right now in Fall 2019.
I travelled into our Philadelphia Center City office and met with Ron Clarke. I apologise in advance for the sound quality, it is a busy office and I … (7 comments)

condos: Old Forge Crossing Devon PA 19333, Sales Data 2018 - 02/13/19 09:48 AM
Old Forge Crossing saw a light year for sales in 2018; with a total of just 23 sales. Of these sales 19 were one bedroom units including those with and without a den, 4 were two bedroom units and 1 was a townhouse. Sales are shown in the table below. For more information look below the table.
Old Forge Crossing in 2018 was like much of the market and inventory was light. At this entry point in the market there is usually a good supply of buyers and competition with Drummers Lane and Chesterbrook is common. Overall, prices held up very well … (4 comments)

condos: Moving to Tredyffrin Easttown - 01/04/19 11:56 AM
Moving to Tredyffrin Easttown or T/E as locals call it.
We moved to this area almost 30 years ago and what attracted us was the school district. With three young boys we were looking for somewhere that we felt would provide a good education. Whilst that is a subjective thing to measure, the last few years have seen Niche rank Tredyffrin Easttown School District highly.
There are some things to understand about Tredyffrin Easttown School District. It is made up from two different townships, Tredyffrin Township, and Easttown Township who combined many years ago to provide a better level of education to the children between … (4 comments)

condos: The Tredyffrin Easttown July 2017 Market Update - 08/11/17 07:53 AM
July 2017 Market Report for Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate
I always find it interesting to hear national statistics bandied about in relation to local real estate. I noticed this year whilst everyone was talking about how the lack of  inventory was causing a drop in sales and a slow down in settlements that this was not the case for Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate. So why don't national real estate stats apply to Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate?
In May when everyone was crying how there were few if any pending sales Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate had them stacked up for June and July settlements. … (5 comments)

condos: For first time buyers and those who may be downsizing - 06/30/17 08:18 AM
Old Forge Crossing Condominiums
There are certain developments that are loved by the residents, be they owners or tenants. Old Forge Crossing is one of those. Located in Tredyffrin Easttown School District the two bedroom apartments and townhomes are desirable for those with smaller families who want to get into a home in this award winning and #1 rated school district by Niche.
Elementary School is New Eagle
Middle School is Valley Forge
High School is Conestoga
This development is located on a historical patch of land, close to Valley Forge Park, the British camped close by here and returned to this camp after the Paoli Massacre. … (14 comments)

condos: Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate - May apartment sales - 06/05/17 07:14 AM
Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate - Apartments and Condo Sales
Tredyffrin saw a lot of activity over the month of May with Easttown recording one sale in Devon Green of a 2 bed 2 bath apartment for $248,000.
This is normal as Tredyffrin Township carries many more apartments and condos than Easttown.
There are 12 apartments listed for sale priced between $150,000 to 250,000 with an average of these listings being on the market for 15 days. Of these listings 5 are under contract leaving 7 for sale.
There are 17 listings pending settlement all in Tredyffrin Township with prices ranging from $139,900 to $575,000, the … (6 comments)

condos: Sorry this one is gone - 342 Old Forge Crossing is under contract - 05/08/17 02:17 PM
Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate is selling quickly. We listed this lovely 1 bed 1 bath Old Forge Crossing second floor condo last week and we had lots of showings over the weekend.
Today our Old forge Crossing seller signed one of two offers we received and we are in escrow with a quick settlement.
Maybe it was the wonderful Old Forge Crossing inner courtyard location, or that lovely dogwood blooming in view of the balcony. Being just a short walk from the parking lot this condo is a perfect quiety location in the community. 
As we mentioned when we listed, living here allows you … (15 comments)

condos: Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate - Condo for sale - 05/04/17 08:28 AM
Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate - Condo for sale in Old Forge Crossing
This inner courtyard location is perfect, as you can see, parking is close by, but you have the benefit of peace and quiet. This second floor condo offers added security with a wonderful balcony overlooking that beautiful white dogwood tree.
Our son lived in Old Forge Crossing, on our advice when he first moved back from Florida, and later said it was the best decision they made because of how central the location is to everything and everywhere they wanted to be.
Shopping - King of Prussia … (7 comments)

condos: Are your home inspection reports confidential? - 03/30/17 07:25 AM
Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate Question
Are your Home Inspection Reports Confidential?
This question came up recently with another agent in our office when the listing agent requested on behalf of their seller a copy of the home inspection reports. Our video below covers the confidentiality of your home inspection reports.
Tredyffrin Easttown Home Buyer asks if their home inspection reports are confidential? While it would seem that you as the home buyer pay for the inspections and thus for the reports under the agreement of sale in paragraph 13 it states the seller and their listing agent can request a free copy of any … (12 comments)

condos: Tredyffrin Easttown Condo Sales February 2017 - 02/27/17 09:22 AM
Trdyffrin Easttown Condo Sales February 2017
Tredyffrin Easttown Real Estate is primarily single family homes but does consist of townhomes, apartments and some condos. This report features on Tredyffrin Easttown Condos which are located all around, but mainly in Tredyffrin Township. These communities differ in their facilities, some have community pools and tennis courts and some don't. The list of homes for February for sale, pending and settled come from:
Drummers Lane in Glenhardie, these are arranged as apartments in a building with a central corridor and with a shared laundry room on each floor. Old Forge Crossing, these are apartments with … (13 comments)

condos: Why people love Old Forge Crossing in Devon - 01/20/17 01:49 PM
Old Forge Crossing in Devon PA 19333
I have a lot of different buyers who purchase homes in Old Forge Crossing. First time buyers who like the size of the apartments and the on site community pool, widows and widowers who are downsizing to something smaller, but want some space and amenities. small families looking for somewhere in the Tredyffrin Easttown School District; investors looking for a solid well looked after community where they can obtain a decent rent and tenants as well who want somewhere that is well located for where they work and want to go after work. Old Forge … (6 comments)

condos: Is this the right question? The HOA fee is how much? - 12/20/16 03:10 PM
The HOA fee is how much?
When looking at town homes and condo developments many buyers ask how much the HOA(Home Owners Association) fee or Condo fee is on a monthly basis. Is this the right question? The benefit of living in a community with a fee of one sort or another is that these fees take care of much of the general maintenance, possibly some of the exterior maintenance and in a condo even more. It allows the home owner to live their life without having to be concerned with as many chores on days off.
Everybody likes the fee to be … (26 comments)

condos: I'm thankful for Old Forge Crossing - 11/22/16 01:22 PM
I'm thankful for Old Forge Crossing!
Within a five to ten minute drive of my home sits Old Forge Crossing. This is a most delightful condo community of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and a number of 2 bedroom townhomes as well with 1 cottage. Located on the site of an old farm, this development was built as apartments by Prudential in the late 60's early 70's and then was turned condo.
It is a delightful setting on 40+ acres, with walking trails, a reflecting pond, community pool, tennis courts and also keyed access to the Chester Valley Trail. When our son moved … (0 comments)

condos: Main Line Homes are selling but few are coming on the market - 03/06/15 01:28 AM
Main Line Homes are selling, but few are coming on the market.

The real estate market is strong along the Main Line, however there is a problem. As homes are selling, little or no new homes are being listed and those that are sell quickly. Inventory continues to fall, making buyers act quickly when new listings appear. There is little or no time to think it over if you want to buy a Main Line Home right now. Also those homes that are in "inventory" are homes that have been listed longer and rejected by many buyers. These homes need … (2 comments)

condos: Old Forge Crossing town home for sale - 02/25/15 11:19 PM
Old Forge Crossing is a great condo development in Devon. Past clients rave over the location and the easy access to everything they want to do. Whether it is getting into Philadelphia either by train or car, access to major routes for commuting to Wilmington, West Chester, King of Prussia or even Washington DC or New York this development makes it easy. Great restaurants, coffee shops and bars surround Old Forge Crossing being just minutes away, Wegman's, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's also provide great shopping for food as well for those who like to cook. Chester Valley Trail, Valley Forge National Park, … (4 comments)

condos: Are you connected? - 01/27/15 05:12 AM
Are you connected?
I was clearing snow yesterday and stopped to listen to the silence from the snow and looked at the oak trees beside our drive. They look pretty stark right now, cold and windblown with snow clinging to their sides. In the summer though they provide us with shade, and all year long there are birds hoping through them looking for insects or building nests. In the Spring they offer a hope of what is to come as their leaves begin to show and unfold, I know if the bulbs and flowers are not yet pushing through the earth they … (8 comments)

condos: Confused - not sure which way to go? - 01/22/15 04:16 AM
Confused, not sure which way to go?

I totally understand, many of our clients feel this way when they first come to us looking to buy a home on Philadelphia's Main Line for a variety of reasons.
They are relocating from  a city where prices frankly are not as high on the Main Line. When we first talk about wants and needs and they tell us their price range we have to educate them that this is a different ballpark, and prices here are not at AAA price points but at major league prices. It sometimes takes a little while, … (3 comments)

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Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line

Devon, PA

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