easttown real estate: Frequently asked real estate questions - how long does it take? - 01/26/17 01:16 PM
Frequently asked real estate questions - How long does it take from offer to settlement?
In Tredyffrin Easttown we often get asked by buyers how long the real estate process is for buying a home. Obviously, it depends, a buyer needs to find the right home. But Nick Vandekar, a Tredyffrin Township resident and Main Line Realtor can answer how long it takes once an agreement is accepted to settlement.
Generally, if the buyer is using a mortgage, the time is 45-60 days. Most mortgage firms since TRID implementation in the Tredyffrin Easttown area require a minimum of 45 days. This allows for appraisals, the … (9 comments)

easttown real estate: Berwyn changes - 07/14/11 01:35 AM
I wrote a couple of weeks ago about how the old Berwyn School which became the T/E School Administration building has been demolished. Was at Easttown Library today and noticed that the fences have been taken down and made me realize that the properties on First Avenue opposite the old building, just got a big boost in value.

Instead of a darkand dirty building, they now have this great view of the playing fields and when all that grass eventually comes in and greens up a bit it will be a fabulous view of Open Space.

easttown real estate: Tredyffrin Easttown market outlook - May 2011 - 05/09/11 03:18 AM
Tredyffrin Easttown school district consists of Tredyffrin Township and Easttown Township along the Main Line, Berwyn, Devon, Strafford and Wayne are all part of the two townships. T/E school district is an award winning school system and like many others right now is struggling with budget issues due to pension plan requirements.
The housing market has been strong over the years, with little new construction other than in-fill housing or teardowns, especially in Easttown. Generally prices along the main line have been slipping slightly over the last three quarters, Easttown bucked the trend last quarter with a large price increase per … (0 comments)

easttown real estate: T/E school district has 27 new listings this week - 04/05/11 02:53 AM
In the last week 27 new homes came on the market, one more than last week, indicating the Spring marketing campaign has begun.
Two apartments priced between $262,500 and $285,000. Nine townhomes priced between $249,000 and $475,000 and sixteen single family homes priced from $249,900 to $1,595,000.
Six homes went under contract and 5 more that were under contract moved to pending, meaning that contingencies in the contracts have been satisfied. Like last week more homes are coming on the market than going off, so the inventory of homes is growing.
We see between 10-12 homes every week in this area, … (0 comments)

easttown real estate: Homeowner Seminar - Berwyn, PA - 01/06/11 02:09 AM
DECORATOR and REALTOR teeming up with to host
Deborah Bettcher, interior decorator and owner of Decorating Den Interiors and Nick Vandekar of Long and Foster are pleased to present a free seminar for local homeowners - open to the public.  Entitled, It's the Dead of Winter! What Should We Do About Our Home? Should We Stay or Should We Go? Ask the Experts. This informative event promises to highlight practical insights and design solutions that will solve a variety of homeowner challenges.
 The seminar will be held Tuesday, February 1, 2011 from 7-8:30 pm at Easttown Library

easttown real estate: New Construction Homes in Berwyn PA - 12/23/10 07:16 AM
I noticed a couple of new construction homes in Berwyn, PA recently. A home that had sold earlier in the summer in Berwyn village in Pennsylvania and obviously the new owner got permission to tear that down and sub-divide the lot to build two new construction homes in Berwyn, PA. At the moment only one has gone up, but they have a roof on and seem to be progressing quickly. You will not have much yard, but are situated right next to the secret little park I wrote about earlier this year right in the heart of Berwyn Village, PA.

Berwyn … (0 comments)

easttown real estate: Royal Tea House Berwyn - 03/19/10 09:03 AM

Trudy and Istopped by the Royal Tea House this afternoon in Berwyn and met the owner Eileen Hoban. What used to be the Berwyn Coffee Shop has been transformed into a tea lovers haven or even heaven. Multiple teas of all types, black, green, caffeinated, decaffeinated, fruit teas, herb teas etc. Every type of tea you want, and if you don't see the one you love let them know and they will get it in. Unlike a traditional coffee shop Royal Tea House is really aimed at having you buy your tea rather than just stopping by for a "quick cuppa" … (5 comments)

easttown real estate: Tredyffrin Easttown market statistics for past 12 months - 08/18/09 02:27 AM
Below are the market statistics for Tredyffrin Easttown (T/E) for the previous 12 months. Days on market have increased during the year although they seem to be dropping currently. Sales volume has dropped, although this also has started to pick up in the past couple of months. Listed volume has decreased recently although compared to last year it is roughly equal. Invnetory accumalation, the time it is estimated it will take to sell a house if no more houses were to come on the market is 7 months, 6 is considered balanced, neither buyer or seller market. There are currently 286 home … (0 comments)

easttown real estate: So where are prices going in Tredyffrin Easttown now? - 02/26/09 01:57 AM
With the new stimulus bill having been signed into law what effect is it likely to have on our home prices in Tredyffrin Easttown School district? Many agents are seeing increased activity among first time home buyers throughout the country and this is reflected locally as well. This being a more built up area our first time home buyers find it harder to afford homes in this district but Chesterbrook, Drummers Lane, Old Forge Crossing and Devon Green offer good alternatives for many first time buyers looking for smaller homes and willing to live in condo or home owner association developments with … (0 comments)

easttown real estate: Great shop front in Berwyn, PA - 02/02/09 02:26 AM

We just listed a small shop or office location right on Lancaster Ave in the heart of Berwyn Village. About 760 sq feet this would make a wonderful small boutique or coffee shop. Rent is very reasonable and the location could not be better being very close to the station and surrounded by restaurants and other retail.
If you know where Berwyn Hardware is located this is almost next door, The Art Conservatory is next door and Fritz Lumber is right across the road. It has two large windows in the front as you can see, great so your … (0 comments)

easttown real estate: More and more homes coming on the market - 05/13/08 01:11 AM
After many months of low inventory in our area, Radnor, Tredyffrin and Easttown townships in Pennsylvania we are seeing an abundance of homes being placed on the market. Amazingly in our area we are also seeing a large number of homes for sale by owners.
So what sells a home?
There are many things that sell a home, pricing it right, preparing it for sale correctly, maintenance of the home, having the correct paperwork prepared, and marketing of the home correctly. It is a combination of all of these not just any one of them. Dropping the ball in one can hinder and … (1 comments)

easttown real estate: New Listings In Tredyffrin Easttown township - 04/24/07 02:07 AM
We have several new listings at the moment in the Tredyffrin Easttown school district. Please click on the link below for full details and a link to virtual tours of the homes.
235 Forest Hills Circle, Devon PA 19333 a wonderful wooded hillside home with a contemporary flair.
320 Old Lancaster Road, Devon PA 19333, a 3 bed 1 1/2 bath charmer with PA fieldstone around the whole house, needs some updating, large flat back yard.
For the condo lovers among you we have two listings, 319 Old Forge Crossing, Devon, PA 19333, a wonderful 2 bedroom 2 bath condominium with a great location … (0 comments)

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Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543

Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line

Devon, PA

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Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400

Address: 92 Lancaster Avenue, Devon, PA, 19333

Office: (610) 225-7400

Mobile: (610) 203-4543

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