Swarthmore, PA Real Estate News

By Rich Schiffer, Referral Agent, e-PRO
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors A recent review of residential sales in Swarthmore Borough, Delaware County, Pennsylvania revealed some interesting trends.2005: 85 Units Listed$37,835,200 Listed Volume$445,120 Listed Average (County-wide average = $284,008)70 Units Sold$28,399,200 Sold Volume$405,702 Sold Average (County-wide average = $247,855)44 Average DOM (County-wide Average = 39)2006:101 Units Listed$42,093,587 Listed Volume$416,768 Listed Average (County-wide average = $301,078)62 Units Sold$25,772,888 Sold Volume$415,691 Sold Average (County-wide average = $251,868)50 Average DOM (County-wide Average = 48)Several things jump out at me when I look at these numbers:Swarthmore homes sell for considerably more than the county average:2005: Swarthmore sales 64% higher than County...
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By Rich Schiffer, Referral Agent, e-PRO
The Delaware County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Market is blessed with many unique and highly desireable features.  One of those is the presence of Swiss Farms Stores.Swiss Farms is to grocery shopping what the ATM is to banking.You simply drive up to the service area, roll down your window, tell the friendly attendant what you need, and they bring it right to your car.  You sit.  Faster than You can listen to the traffic report on KYW News Radio the attendant is handing you your order.  You hand them your payment (cash or credit card, and you are on your way.)  To make things even easier for you, they provide you with an easy-to-use checklist, which you can prepare ahead of time and simply hand it to the attendant, eliminating the posibility of forgeting the pint of sour cream your spous...
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By Rich Schiffer, Referral Agent, e-PRO
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert Realtors Swarthmore is a quaint little college town (Swarthmore College) and is among the most sought after communities in Delaware County. A walk around the town reveals its charm instantly.  The shops in the "Ville", as the locals refer to the shopping district, are the perfect combination of upscale and inviting.  The local Co-op supermarket is a refreshing change of pace.  The Village Restaurant is a local favorite.  A pizza shop, a music shop, a great used & rare book store, some great unique gift shops, and the local hardware store provide for your needs (and maybe a few needs you didn't know you had!)  A new Baskin Robbins / Dunkin Donuts has replaced the long-beloved corner pharmacy, but they moved in in a way that truly has brought value to the neighb...
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