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By David Henke, Realtor, Homes Just West of Philadelphia PA
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
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 Happy New Year!   Thank you for a great 2019 and looking forward to a strong new decade. It's nice that the century is finally moving out of its awkward teenage years and can get a new start. I look forward to seeing you in 2020. David HenkeLong & Foster Real Estate, IncDevon PA / Wilmington DEO...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 21
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 ...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 21
The only purpose of this precise post is to wish you Happy Holidays, whatever you celebrate.I wish you a time of peace, rest and reflection of your blessings. Every one of us, whatever is happening in our lives has things we can consider are going right. Whilst the holidays can be a time of stres...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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I had a great time filming this video with David Mackey of Malvern Maps hearing how he got interested in maps, and seeing part of his collection and the sort of maps he sells. Locally for Chester County residents and those who grew up in the area, David through his business Malvern Maps sells pla...

By David Artigliere, ARTI Home Inspections, ASHI Certified Home Inspect
(Reading, Pottstown, Norristown, Philadelphia)
Comments 7
Ghosts?!  Not the Home Inspector's Fault Ghosts?! Not the Home Inspector's Fault is how I started my story this past Thanksgiving.  I was swapping some stories with a fellow home inspector and told him about a 300 year old home I inspected a few years back near Malvern, PA.  The home was built in...

By Bryan Haarlander, IRS Tax Strategies & IRS Tax Debts
(KEYSTONE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS)
Comments 2
Yacht Rental Expenses Disallowed – IRS Reclassifies Business Deductions to Personal Expenses and Loss on Sale of "Rental Property" DisallowedIRS Visits Marina and Discovers Lots About Taxpayer’s “Business Deductions” Carlos and Pamela Langston (taxpayers) (TC Memo 2019-19) purchased a marina. The...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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Every year we host the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign out of our office in Devon Pennsylvania. We are located at 92 Lancaster Avenue, Devon PA 19333, the blue dot on the map below marks our office. Our parking lot is behind our building off of S Valley Forge Road and the entrance is right...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 6
The Highlands Berwyn PA Located just off Lancaster Avenue, almost directly opposite Nectar Restaurant in Berwyn, is The Highlands. This 30 year old community of town homes on Manchester Court, some with main floor master suites sits quietly minding its own business. Many drive past not even aware...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 12
Most of the time as an agent you get on with your client, then there are times when you can tolerate the client and get the deal done, but occasionally there is the client who you should not be working with for your own sanity.Do you want to work with me?With the internet, if we are honest, many ...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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Easttown Township is part of Tredyffrin Easttown School District and the award winning school district is why so many people are looking for homes in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships.For a map of the township click the link above which will take you to the map showing the Township boundaries.Hom...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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Tredyffrin Township is part of Tredyffrin Easttown School District and the award winning school district is why so many people are looking for homes in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships. For a map of the township click the link above which will take you to the Township website.Homes for sale in T...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 6
It is my birthday month and several friends and clients have offered to treat me to lunch or dinner. Yesterday, a client took me to lunch at the NEW Nudy's Cafe in Devon on Swedesford Road close to the intersection with N Valley Forge Road, next to Wells Fargo bank. Located close to Old Forge Cro...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 3
Old Forge Crossing October 2019 Market ReportWouldn't you want to live here? Old Forge Crossing has been very active throughout this year with sales happening quite quickly when apartments or town homes have come on the market. Demand has been sustained throughbout the year mainly for two reasons...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 3
As of November 6 2019, Chesterbrook including Parkview, has 7 homes for sale right now, this does not include any single family homes for sale in Green Hills. These are apartments and town homes, with 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms and ranging in price from $220,000 to $724,900.There are currently four homes...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 6
Walking down Mount Misery in Valley Forge Park this morning. Looking down between the trees the rising sun glinted off the water in the creek below as it flowed to and beneath the old covered bridge.The hues of the colours on display were magnificent, greens, golds, yellow, oranges, reds, greys a...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 12
Due to this property having a tenant in place, we did some pre-marketing using the Coming Soon option in the Bright MLS and marketing the property on our website and through video.We had a terrific response, with several calls from agents asking questions ahead of the On Market date of November 1...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 8
Why be an ostrich?As a Tredyffrin Easttown or Main Line seller it is easy to ignore an issue in your home before you list it for sale. So you are in control of the process and the cost I suggest in many istances to sellers to have a home inspection before listing to identify any major issues and ...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 5
A past client called out of the blue a couple of weeks ago. What was the value of their condo which they were renting to a tenant? They were interested in selling and the tenant might be interested in buying and could I handle the sale and the paperwork? It turned out the tenant is not ready yet ...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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Tredyffrin Township Offices moved temporarily.Due to renovation work, on October 11th the Tredyffrin Township offices temporarily moved from their normal location at 1100 DuPortail Road, Berwyn PA 19312 to 850 Cassatt Road, Suite 100, 100 Berwyn Park in Berwyn.If you need to pay taxes, apply for ...

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
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A recent Saturday dawned bright and sunny--a perfect day to ride around the countryside on the annual Chester County Day which benefits the Chester County Hospital.We saw some lovely homes ranging from converted stone barns like Ivystone in West Chester to Victorian style homes like Acorn Hill in...

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