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Real Estate Agent - Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Delaware RS-0010115
Looking for older and historic homes in the State of Delaware or in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania? Carolyn Roland is a trained Architectural Historian and a Board Member of the Chester County Historic Preservation Network and Friends of the Furness Railroad District as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Delaware and Chester County Historical Societies.,..

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2015 

The New Castle County, Delaware end of year real estate activity report for 2014 is now available. As usual, we have good news and bad news. The good news: median sales prices were up 3.5% and average days on the market were down 6.8%   The bad news: the number of closed sales was down 4.5% I am ...
01/26/2015
My brain must be fried. Why would I relate this article in the Washington Post to a 1970’s song? America’s best-selling cars and trucks are built on lies: The rise of fake engine noise.   Wait--are they saying that the roaring cars that push past me on the highway and announce their superiority b...
01/22/2015
Worried about historic buildings being demolished in New Castle County" ? Attend a meeting entitled "What to do when that big yellow sign goes up" to be held at the at the new Claymont Delaware Public Library (off of Darley Rd. and Philadelphia Pike at 400 Lenape Way) sponsored by the Civic Assn....
01/19/2015
Philadelphia in Benjamin Franklin's era was known as the Athens of the New World. As master builders and carpenters erected homes ranging from simple to elaborate, Franklin turned his attention to safety features that were both useful and practical helping to provide the infrastructure for this g...
01/06/2015