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:

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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.

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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.

Find statistics for Public Schools
Listing of the numerous Private Schools
or read US News and World Report Education Report

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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.

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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!

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Health — Access to top quality healthcare

The Main Line and Philadelphia are home to some of the best healthcare facilities in the country.
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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.
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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!

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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.

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“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.”
-I. Shea

Featured Listings

Character, opportunity and an incredible location.
$595,000
562 Hilaire Road
Wayne, PA 19087
MLS# 7027172

 

For more information contact Sage

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Hear From Our Clients

  • "We were so pleased that a co-worker recommended someone in the area that she trusted. Boy, did we strike gold on all counts. You are amazing!"
  • "Instead of trying to take advantage of conflicts of interest, she puts the client's interests first."
  • "Linda is a hardworking, proactive and knowledgeable realtor. Throughout the process of finding and buying our new home, she was always responsive and kept us up to date on every detail."
  • "Linda and the group at Sage are the right fit. You won’t find more knowledgeable, prepared and professional agents."
  • "Linda and Tracey really know the Main Line area."
  • "Throughout the entire process we never doubted that she always had our best interests in mind. We wouldn’t consider anyone else when buying a home on the Main Line."
  • "From start to finish, Linda brought to bear a most helpful combination of experience, knowledge, attention and integrity on a somewhat complicated transaction. There was never any doubt that she represented our interests."
  • "Her knowledge of the area helped us quickly narrow our search and ultimately scored us an amazing home in an incredible neighborhood."
  • "It is hard to trust when you are not sure of the rules of the game. Working with Linda made us feel like we were family. Linda took her time to relay and explain everything in detail."
  • "Linda’s honesty and real estate savviness made for a wonderful home buying experience!"

Read more about what our clients have to say

Hear from our Clients

  • "We were so pleased that a co-worker recommended someone in the area that she trusted. Boy, did we strike gold on all counts. You are amazing!"
  • "Instead of trying to take advantage of conflicts of interest, she puts the client's interests first."
  • "Linda is a hardworking, proactive and knowledgeable realtor. Throughout the process of finding and buying our new home, she was always responsive and kept us up to date on every detail."
  • "Linda and the group at Sage are the right fit. You won’t find more knowledgeable, prepared and professional agents."
  • "Linda and Tracey really know the Main Line area."
  • "Throughout the entire process we never doubted that she always had our best interests in mind. We wouldn’t consider anyone else when buying a home on the Main Line."
  • "From start to finish, Linda brought to bear a most helpful combination of experience, knowledge, attention and integrity on a somewhat complicated transaction. There was never any doubt that she represented our interests."
  • "Her knowledge of the area helped us quickly narrow our search and ultimately scored us an amazing home in an incredible neighborhood."
  • "It is hard to trust when you are not sure of the rules of the game. Working with Linda made us feel like we were family. Linda took her time to relay and explain everything in detail."
  • "Linda’s honesty and real estate savviness made for a wonderful home buying experience!"

Read more about what our clients have to say

Sage Buyer Tips

Use Sage Buyer Tips to research the Main Line and stay up to date on real estate news. This online destination is chock full of resources for buyers and sellers: you can see our Main Line communities or explore Sage favorite places. Browse properties here and search other Main Line real estate. With Sage’s advice and experience, first-time buyers and those looking to upgrade can find homes best suited to their needs.