pa: 97 Duncan Ln, Springfield, Delaware County, PA 19064 OPEN HOUSE 10/12 1-3pm - 10/09/08 02:44 AM
I toured this lovely Raised Rancher in Springfield yesterday.
Sitting on a corner lot, with beautiful landscaping, this could be the home you have been dreaming of.
Three bedrooms on the main floor, and a huge bonus room with a half bath in the attic make great use of the space.
There is even a potential rec-room in the finished portion of the basement, and a very large storage and workshop area as well.
A side porch, a fenced-in back yard and a garage round out the functionalality of this great home in Springfield.
There will be an open House there … (3 comments)

pa: 1801 North Glen Dr, Glen Mills, PA 19342 (Springhill Farms Condo) - 09/11/08 08:39 AM
I toured this Springhill Farms condo yesterday.
It is a 1st floor end-unit flat, with 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths.
Shopping in the Glen Eagle Square shopping center is within what I consider an easy walk -- even with my bad knee.
The condo fees cover all your external building and lawn maintenance, so this home could represent a practically care-free lifestyle for you.
To schedule a private showing of this home, call 610-565-1300.  If you would like a list of other properties available in the Glen Mills area, contact me.

Rich Schiffer is a REALTOR with Weichert Realtors, and … (3 comments)

pa: 1216 Oak Ln, Brookhaven, PA 19015 - 09/06/08 07:50 AM
I toured this property in Upland Borough, today
It is a lovely 3 bedroom twin in truly move-in condition.
Beautiful hardwood floors, newer windows, a finished basement with a powder room all make this an ideal place to call home.
The fenced back yard overlooks about 2 acres of well-maintained lawn.
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this could be the last home you will ever need.
To schedule a private tour, call 610-565-1300.
For a list of other properties for sale in the Brookhaven / Upland area, contact me

Rich Schiffer is a REALTOR with Weichert Realtors, and a certified … (1 comments)

pa: 304 Greenbrier Ln, Havertown, PA 19083 - 09/05/08 01:18 PM
This spectacular 4 bedroom home for sale in the Westgate Hills neighborhood of Haverford Township, Delaware County, PA is practically perfect.
But don't take my word for it...come to the open house on September 7th, from 1-4.
If you can't make it to the open house on September 7th, contact me to schedule a private tour.
You will love the flow of the floorplan, the hardwood floors, the Palladian windows in the Great Room -- not to mention the raised hearth fireplace in the family room.
The skylights and vaulted ceilings in the Great Room brings the open air feeling of the back … (0 comments)

pa: Vicky's Place, Swarthmore, Delaware County, PA -- A great spot in a Green Power Town - 08/29/08 02:57 PM
I had a lovely lunch with my wife and sons here the other day.  I had a sandwich (2 fried eggs, pork roll and cheese on a nice, fresh Kaiser roll).  Jinny had an omlette, Chuckie had scrambled eggs, sausage and home fries.  Joey had a bagel with cream cheese.
This cozy little luncheonette is the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast or lunch, with a home-cooked feel. Homesick Swarthmore College students and locals alike enjoy the traditional fare, friendly service, and the fact that the prices won't strain your wallet.  (Our 4-person meal, including beverages and tip came to about $26)

pa: 1262 Country Club Drive , Springfield, Delaware County, PA - 08/22/08 01:43 PM
I hosted an open house yesterday at this end unit townhome in the community of Golfview in Springfield, Delaware County, PA.
It is a 4 Bedroom unit with 3 full baths, and a powder room, and is convenient to Springfield Mall, Springfield Country Club, and the Healthplex at Springfield Hospital.

If you missed the open house, come to the next one, Sunday, 8/24 from 1-4pm. Or schedule a private tour by calling 610-565-1300.

pa: 842 Bob White Ln, Secane, PA OPEN HOUSE 8/17, 1-4pm - 08/14/08 07:44 AM
This is a Lovely Cape in the Secane section of Ridley Township, Delaware County, PA.
To be one of the first to see this fine home, come to the open house on August 17th, from 1-4pm.
Some highlights of what you will find:
The master Bedroom on Main floor has a surprisingly huge closet The 2 Bedrooms on the upper floor share a powder room. The Modern Kitchen has a beautiful tile floor and back-splash. There is a large deck, and a fenced level back yard complete with garden shed. The home has been very well maintained, and is in move-in condition. … (0 comments)

pa: 209 Walter Drive, Media, PA - 08/12/08 09:58 AM
I toured this Knowltonwood 3 bedroom, 2.5 Bath home today.
It is a wonderful hillside raised ranch on a cul-de-sac which borders land that Middletown Township has designated as preserved open space.
The Kitchen and Baths have all been updated, and the hardwood floors are beautifully finished.
One of the nicest features in my opinion was the enclosed rear porch. I could spend my entire day there, enjoying the sights and sounds of nature out back.
To schedule a private tour of this property, call 610-565-1300.

pa: 876 Taylor Drive, Folcroft PA OPEN HOUSE Sunday, August 3rd, 1-3pm - 07/31/08 01:59 PM
I will be co-hosting an open house at this property, Sunday August 3rd from 1pm to 3pm. If you can't make it to the open house, call 610-565-1300 to schedule a private tour. This end-unit townhome has 3 bedrooms, and 2 full baths. Priced under $135,000, it is a great find in this market, and is sure to make a fine home for the new owners -- maybe you! The property is located in the Delmar Village section of Folcroft, PA -- conveniently located to the Philadelphia international airport, and easy access to public transportation. … (0 comments)

pa: Area Bridge Tolls Likely to Increase this Fall - 07/10/08 11:29 PM
By Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors
The Delaware River Port Authority, which manages the operation of several bridges in the Philadelphia Area (The Commodore Barry Bridge in the City of Chester, Delaware County and the Walt Whitman, Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross Bridges in Philadelphia)  are likely to see fare increases very soon, according to a recent proposal.
(for details of the proposal, and public hearing dates, click here)
Under DRPA'a proposed changes, the current fare of $3 (paid only when traveling from New Jersey into Pennsylvania) will go up to $4 in September 2008 and then up to $5 in September, 2010.  The … (0 comments)

pa: 1011 Mount Holyoke Pl, Swarthmore, PA 19081 - 07/02/08 04:11 AM
I toured this property yesterday.  It is a 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Rancher, with a large, level, fenced-in yard.
This is a Swarthmore Mailing Address, but Springfield School District.
Let me know if you would like to see a list of other properties in the area that might meet you needs.
If you want to make an appointment to see this property, call 610-565-1300  

pa: 34 Winterset Ct, West Grove PA OPEN HOUSE: Sunday 4/20 1-4pm - 04/18/08 05:16 AM
If you are looking for a home for sale in West Grove, Pennsylvania (Chester County) here is the perfect chance. What are the chances of finding a home with a private bathroom for each bedroom, a finished basement with 2 phone lines, beautiful hardwood floors, all on a cul-de-sac, with lots of open space? What are the chances of finding all that for under $250,000? Well you found it with this one! Listed at $225,000, I expect this to be my only opportunity to host an open house here. Take the opportunity to come and see it yourself, Sunday, April 20th, … (2 comments)

pa: Chester Community Grocery Co-Op: Sustainable Economic Stimulus - 03/11/08 01:25 PM
by Rich Schiffer
After reading Amy Brisson's article in the Delaware County Times, I feel compelled to respond:   She titled her article, "Chester's Community Grocery Co-op wants to expand."  For the sake of Chester, I truly hope they succeed, as their effort represents a level of "revitalization" that the community truly will benefit from.
The newly approved soccer stadium and the redevelopment of the Chester waterfront may be seen by future historians as the project that gave rebirth to an ailing city, but what will make that rebirth sustainable - ensuring that Chester does not fall back into the ashes it is … (2 comments)

pa: 6827 Clover Lane, Upper Darby PA - 02/23/08 02:02 AM
A Great value at $108,500! This 3 Bedroom townhome has a newly remodeled Kitchen, and beautiful hardwood parquet floors throughout. If you have interest in this nice Stonehurst neighborhood, here is your best chance. This property will not be on the market after March 22nd, so make an offer now! This is a quiet, one-way street, with easy access to transportation and shopping. Come by see for yourself why this home might be perfect for you. To schedule a private tour, call Weichert, Realtors at (610)436-0400. … (2 comments)

pa: Swarthmore homes for sale - 02/18/08 07:49 AM

Beautiful homes in the award-winning Wallingford-Swarthmore School District are available now, and these homes typically don't linger on the market.
Click here to request a list of available homes in the area. (Wallingford, Swarthmore, Nether Providence, Rutledge)
For more about the borough of Swarthmore, click here.

pa: Alex's Lemonade and Open Houses -- June 20th, 4-6pm and June 24th, 1-4pm - 06/15/07 02:34 PM
All my Active Rain Associates, Pennsylvania Real Estate Professionals, and Fellow Hot-Dog-, Lemonade- and Soft Pretzel Lovers:What: 
An Open House / Alex's Lemonade PartyWhy:
To contribute to a great cause:  Alex's Lemonade Stand FoundationTo come meet me live and in person, (not via satelite feed).  Bring your copy of the May 2007 REALTOR Magazine, and I will autograph it for you.To take a look at a great old house, built in the 1860s:  3436 Brunswick Ave, Drexel Hill, PAWhen:
Wednesday, June 20th from 4-6pm.  Hotdogs and Alex's Lemonade will be served.Sunday, June 24th from 1-4pm.  Philly Soft Pretzels and Alex's Lemonade.How:
I don't … (5 comments)

pa: Chester Co-op's Farm Fresh Market -- New Hours & Location - 05/08/07 11:52 AM
The Co-op's Farm Fresh Market will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, and reopen on Saturday May 12th.
Thankfully, the City accepted their request to place the market in the central business district for the rest of the season. They will not be returning the West 7th Street parking lot.
New Location:
Edgmont Avenue (near the Transportation Center) between 6th and 5th Streets. Hours:  
Saturday (10 AM to 2 PM) Wednesday (3 PM to 7 PM) (Note the new time)  
Shoppers at the Farm Fresh Market have reported that they love the freshness and the quality of the Co-op's produce, saying that it's better than anything seen in the regular stores in Media … (0 comments)

pa: Delaware County Community Transit - Best of Both Worlds - 04/24/07 02:39 AM
By Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors
If you are buying a home in Delaware County, (or the surrounding counties -- Montgomery, Philadelphia or Chester Counties), you will be pleased to know that you will have access to one of the nation's finest transportation services.  It has been said that Delaware County doesn't take a back seat to any community in the nation when it comes to transportation.Community Transit of Delaware County is a private, non-profit corporation, certified by the state Public Utility Commission and funded by public subsidies, subsidies from human service agencies and fares from customers.
They operate operate 90 minibuses and vans, providing … (2 comments)

pa: Tree Planting in Ridley -- Volunteers needed - 04/20/07 01:37 AM
Volunteers are needed to help supervise the planting of  150 trees at Ridley High School, the Ridley Township Municipal Marina, Pickets Square Park (site of the old Smiley's topless club) and other sites in the community. No physical labor will be required. Holes for the trees will be dug mechanically.
Anyone interested in volunteering should call the township recreation office at 610-522-0557.
The trees will be delivered April 25; planting is planned for April 28.
Several township businesses are donating equipment for the project.
 For a full article on this event, read Town Talk News

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Swarthmore, PA

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