If you're looking for a favorable real estate market combined with an abundance of job opportunities, great franchise sports teams, fabulous and established schools, some of the best shopping and restaurants, top doctors and hospitals, all nestled in the long history of Pennsylvania - look no further, you have made a great choice and have come to the right place!
Southeastern PA is comprised of 5 separate counties - Bucks, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester. Southeastern, PA offers endless possibilities in housing from city life in the 2nd largest city on the East coast of Philadelphia to the picturesque suburbs of the 4 remaining counties. Housing can begin with a modest row home, an upscale penthouse or town-home to a luxury modern or historic estate.
Job opportunities are abundant in Southeastern PA’s economic sectors which include, but are not limited to, financial and health care services, biotechnology, technology, manufacturing, oil refining, food processing, farming, and tourism. The Philadelphia area is home to fortune 500 companies such as Comcast, Toll Brothers, Airgas, UGI, Genesis Healthcare, Crown Holdings, Universal Health Services, Aramark, AmerisourceBergen, and home to large companies like Cigna, Colonial Penn, Independence Blue Cross, Sunoco, FMC, Rohm & Haas, GlaxoSmithKline, Boeing, Urban Outfitters, and Pep Boys.
If you are moving to this area to raise a family, there are primary and secondary blue ribbon school districts located within all 5 counties that offer a great education. There are over 85 colleges, universities, trade and specialty schools in the Philadelphia region. The Ivy League, University of Pennsylvania is located in Philadelphia and claims to be the oldest university in the country.
There are battlefields such as Germantown, Brandywine, and the seige of Fort Mifflin. There are countless museums and the most famous and notable is the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Other noted and famous monuments and sites are the Betsy Ross house, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, all of which are located in Philadelphia. There is Valley Forge and Valley Forge National Historic Park, the amazing Longwood Gardens, and plenty of open green spaces for jogging, biking, hiking, rollerblading and dog walking.
Living in the Southeastern PA area offers you an abundance of travel and vacationing options without even having to get on a plane. Only a 15 - 2 hour drive from Philadelphia and even closer to Montgomery and Bucks Counties are the Poconos: known for skiing, snowboarding and sledding in the winter months. It will only take you approximately a 1-2 hour car or bus ride to the New Jersey shore. Arrive for a weekend getaway, a weekly vacation or an overnight stay and enjoy the many beaches for the sun lovers, a bustling nightlife or casino gambling and shopping. Take a drive to Delaware for a weekend stay and enjoy their sandy beaches and tax free shopping. New York and Washington DC are both a short train, bus or car ride away.
If you are from Southeastern PA you are a sports fan. Philadelphia fans have been voted as the best and the worst fans of any sport in any area. Philadelphia is home to the 2018 Super Bowl champions the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies World Series Champions, 3 time NBA champions 76ers and the NHL Flyers winning the Stanley Cup in 1973-1974 and again in 1974-1975.
Shopping and restaurants are endless possibilities. The King of Prussia mall is the largest shopping mall on the east coast. There are shopping centers, outlet malls, and chic boutiques. Philadelphia cheesesteaks, water ice, hoagies and soft pretzels, Hershey chocolate, the Italian and Reading Terminal Markets, farmers markets, upscale restaurants, local pubs, wine tours, beer gardens and one of the oldest breweries in the United States are just a sample of what is offered for shopping and restaurants in Southeastern, PA.
Choosing Southeastern PA for your new home will bring you and your family a lifetime of enjoyment and pleasure.