Explore Pottstown, PA

By Brent Harris
(RE/MAX 440)
Comments 8
Hello all, My name is Brent Harris and I am a Realtor with RE/MAX440 in Skippack Pa. I am new to this site and I must tell you all it is very impresive. There are some great ideas on here from agents and a great support network for consumers. I would love to network with some fellow realtors in t...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 5
    I'd written a blog some time back about a really fun exhibit that I'd seen at Pottstown's Community Days.  It is called Reflections of World War II.  It is a large trailer/vehicle that has been converted into the "Home" of a typical family during WWII; from an old icebox, and nostalgic music ...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 5
The Homeownership Initiative Program in Pottstown just got a healthy jolt--IT DOUBLED! This time it's in your favor, Mr. (and Miss-don't want to leave anyone out!) and Mrs. Homebuyer in Pottstown!  Usually, we're dreading gas prices, taxes, food prices etc. doubling and we all know what it feels ...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
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     Flashback three years ago.... if you had a home to sell that was clean and in good condition, you could pretty much bank on it selling pretty quickly.  As a matter of fact, in many neighborhoods, buyers had to have the speed of light on their side to get an offer placed in time before that a...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
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     I just got a call the other day regarding my series of posts that I did back in the Fall about the very unique restoration of the Historic Advertising Murals of Pottstown.  That call prompted me to send out a call to action for all of you looking for something to do in the Pottstown area as ...

By Jack Johnson
(Global Realty Marketing, Inc)
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Hey everyone:I love supporting local events especially if they concern Pottstown.   This is the Historic Homebuyer and Cultural Show. The guest speaker will be Michel R. Lefeure from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission on "What Makes an Old House Historic".  This show will offer an ...

By Christine Thierry, CRMS
(Allegiance Mortgage Services)
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My daughters have attended the school since age 3 in 1998.  I could not be happier with the school and how safe, informed, and well-rounded, and confident my daughters are.  They are leaders.  If anyone is considering this school, you should know it is worth every cent and I think one of the best...

By Jack Johnson
(Global Realty Marketing, Inc)
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Are you at risk of losing your home??I was inspired to post this because I knew people in need of Forclosure help andits definately scary if you don't know what to do. My own advice though I would say go to http://www.hemap.org/   (if you live in PA)Its a very informative website and it tells abo...

By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
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I have a friend in real estate...his name is Ken Styer! He is the owner of Kenneth R. Styer Real Estate in Bucktown, Pa.I've known Ken for almost 37 years now...in fact, Ken gave me my first title insurance application way back when! We've maintained both a business and personal relationship over...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 1
   Looking for a fun day for the family?  If you're in the neighborhood of College Drive in Pottstown be sure and stop by the Schuykill River Festival and see the many juried artists, enjoy the beautiful riverfront park along with music, sandbox treasures and face painting for the kids and entert...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 7
    The Luden's mural is located on the rear wall of 236 High Street. Luden's Candies originated in Reading PA in 1879 and was owned by William H. Luden.  One of the first products was "moshe" a Pennsylvania Dutch treat made from brown sugar and molasses. Luden expanded his operation from his mot...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 1
     The Coca-Cola advertisement is located at 113 High Street.  Coca-Cola was invented in 1886 by John Pemberton, a Civil War Veteran and Atlanta pharmacist, while trying to develop a headache cure. Coke was first bottled in 1894 and today is recognized as the most popular soft drink found all o...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 0
The Garage-Dodge Agency, Ford Accessories advertisement is located at 14 South Hanover Street.  The origin and intent of this mural remains unknown. It is possible that several messages are blended on the advertisement including car sales, car parts and/or car insurance sales.  The building that ...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 2
The Wrigley's Spearmint Gum advertisement is located at 18 South Hanover Street.  The Wrigley Company was founded in 1891 by William Wrigley Jr.  Mr. Wrigley was a pioneer in the use of advertising to promote the sale of branded merchandise.  He saw that the consumer's acceptance of Wrigley's Gum...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 0
    I just returned from my stroll down memory lane in downtown Pottstown.  For any of you who haven't done that in some time, you really should get down there.  The 100-200 blocks of High Street have some very beautiful renovations; from the city hall promenade to all of the upgrades to the faca...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 3
     Have you ever seen or heard of the old types of "billboard advertising" that was painted on the sides of buildings?  I'm sure some of you have seen the old faded remnants of Mail Pouch tobacco advertising paintings on the side of a barn somewhere?  These were common practice in days gone by....

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 3
     This program offers single-family homes $5000.00 and conversions of multi unit homes back to single family upwards of $35,000.00 in grant funding.  Please visit the Pottstown borough website http://www.pottstown.org/economic-Information.htm for more information and specifics for the map of t...

By Faith LaRosse, Serving Berks, Chester & Montgomery Counties
(Springer Realty Group)
Comments 2
           Pottstown Airport's Community Day was a huge success...ask any of the children that attended...and let me tell you there were plenty!  What kid wouldn't be absolutely thrilled by Free Airplane rides, small planes of all designs and colors landing and taking off so often that if you'd b...

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