Relocating to Philadelphia
If you are relocating to the Philadelphia area, you must decide in which of its wonderful communities you want to live.
Many folks choose the “Main Line” area. What and where is the Main Line? The attached map illustrates where the term “Main Line” originated–from the train line that runs west of Philadelphia and the towns that surround those train stops. It encompasses 3 counties- Delaware, Montgomery and Chester. Each town has a unique personality and feel.
Read about each Main Line community in detail. Where you choose to live depends on how you want to live.
Things to consider:
Things to consider:
Recreation — What to do and where to do it
Check out Sage’s Favorite Places for tried and true ideas.
MainLine Video Guide is a complete listing of all things Main Line with accompanying videos.
If fitness is your idea of recreation checkout Active.com for a complete list of events.
Schools — Important to picking the right location
The Main Line and its western suburbs public schools are the best in the state, some think in the country. Read what factors contribute to these findings.
Homes in better school disctricts can have higher taxes but also better resale value. Ask us to explain.
Colleges & Universities — the choices are numerous
The Philadelphia Metropolitan area is ranked 4th among the nation’s metro areas for higher education, according to a 2003 study.
Linda Walters and Tracey Carney
We want to help you find your way through the maze of relocating to that perfect home for you and your family. Contact us today to receive a personalized relocation package meeting your needs!
Health — Access to top quality healthcare
The Main Line and Philadelphia are home to some of the best healthcare facilities in the country.
Public Transportation — The ease of getting to and fro
SEPTA is the public transportation system serving Philadelphia and its surrounding areas. Did you know you can take a train from the regional rail stations to the airport, saving the hassel of traffic and parking?
Check out the regional rail map to find out how and where the rail, bus and trolley systems run.
Professional Sports Teams — Sports fans need a team to root for –
Philadelphia, which is a short commute from the Main Line, has 5 professional sports teams.The Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series in 2009!
Contact us for the MLS Search app – once you know where, find the perefect home
The MLS search app is the most up to date tool to search for Main Line homes. You can even sign up to receive email alerts for new listings.
“Finding a realtor that is working for you, one that you can trust and who is there from the start to finish is an absolute must have. And Linda fit that description 150%.”
J. and K. Kohari
“Anyone relocating-especially from abroad- -should definitely have the Sage team helping them.”