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Local Info in Lawncrest : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Oct 25, 2015
Js458872 answered:
Lawndale should not be confused with Lawncrest. Lawndale is the last stop you can make on this end of the city before entering Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. As it is on the cusp of the suburbs you get a quiet suburban feel without paying the high tax costs of the neighboring suburbs. If you are a savvy buyer you can definitely get the most bang out of your buck by moving here. I have lived in Philadelphia all my life with the exception of college and law school and am well versed in most neighborhoods herein. I moved here to be within walking distance to a really nice regional rail station because I work in center city, to be close to a lot of suburban and urban shopping and playing interests. I have lived in Mt. Airy, Bryn Mawr, West Chester, Center City and so on. Lawndale is a hidden gem where costs are affordable and you get the most for your money. We moved here as a couple but have since raised our small children here in our beautiful home with a country feel and plenty big back yard. They attend a fantastic charter school that has an annual wait list of over 1,000 Philadelphia students. With Charters being a free option in Philadelphia it widens the search possibilities when looking for real estate in the City and figure out where you're money goes the farthest. Our street is quiet, family friendly, and frequented by dog walkers, joggers, power walkers, older couples taking a stroll, mommies strolling their babies in carriages. Neighbors look out for one another and are amiable but not intrusive. It is a hidden gem of a Philadelphia neighborhood. To hear more about Lawndale see this link to street advisor:
http://www.streetadvisor.com/lawndale-philadelphia-philadelphia-county-pennsylvania
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Mon Feb 3, 2014
Brenda Fred answered:
If your walking from property your looking at a 15-20 minute walk - WB on Adams. Car 5 minutes.
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Sun Jan 26, 2014
John Reeves answered:
What is your question about that address?
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Thu Jan 23, 2014
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Sun Oct 27, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/
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Mon Jan 4, 2010
Sharon Harris answered:
Try google. Just put in her name and see what you get...
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