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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Northern Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Northern Suburbs

  When Interstate 279 North was completed, the area north of the city experienced a housing boom. In the north, you can find communities that mimic urban areas to classic suburban neighborhoods, to rural communities. Below are some deserving a closer look. McCandless The town of McCandless is only 16.4 square miles, but it is packed with amenities from nearby North Park to LaRoche College,

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Eastern Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Eastern Suburbs

  Many of the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh are quite large in area, but there are smaller hamlets to be found within those larger municipalities. As is the case in most suburban communities, the closer you are to the city, the more established they are. Churchill Churchill is a small, lovely community 10 miles east of Pittsburgh. It is mostly residential with well-maintained, solidly built

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Southern Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Southern Suburbs

  Like the North Hills, the South Hills contains many municipalities, but one big difference is the South Hills has the “T”, the mass transit system that the North Hills lacks. Otherwise, in terms of amenities, the North Hills and South Hills share many of the same ones. Bethel Park Bethel Park is a well established municipality and is convenient to South Park. It boasts

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Western Suburbs

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: Western Suburbs

  With the opening of Robinson Town Centre, the Settler’s Ridge complex, and the Mall at Robinson, the western suburbs has seen an explosion of development. Its close proximity to one of the nation’s premiere airports, Pittsburgh International, has also made the area west of Pittsburgh one of the fastest growing in the region. Bridgeville Bridgeville is located in the southwest portion of Allegheny County.

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Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: The City

Some Great Neighborhoods to Investigate When Buying a Home in Pittsburgh: The City

  When you say you live in the city, images of small, older row houses with little or no yards may spring to mind, but within the city of Pittsburgh, you will find a variety of styles of homes as well as neighborhoods, each with its own personality. Here are some neighborhoods that are worth investigating if you are considering purchasing a home in the

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Pittsburgh is a Great Place to Buy a Home

Pittsburgh is a Great Place to Buy a Home

We all know Pittsburgh is a great place in which to live, but is it a great place in which to buy? The answer is a resounding “yes!” If you are looking to buy a home, Pittsburgh is a bargain for a number of reasons. The first is price. According to data collected by Trulia, the current average listing for Pittsburgh is $211,000 and the

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Seasonal Family Activities

Seasonal Family Activities

How can you be sure that the activity you’ve carefully planned for your family will be a winner? You can’t really be sure until after the event. However, you’ll know you’ve picked a winner when, a week or a month later, someone in your family comes up to you and says: “Let’s do that again.” The following lists of fun family activities for you to

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Ten “Must Do” Summer Family Activities

Ten "Must Do" Summer Family Activities

Biking – You can cycle the city or wooded trails. For some suggestions, visit our articles Pittsburgh on Two Wheels and The Great Allegheny Passage. Swimming – Swimming is a great bonding experience. It doesn’t get any better than cooling off in a local pool. If lakes are more your style, you don’t have to venture too far to find one. Golf – Though golf

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A Crash Course on Pittsburgh

A Crash Course on Pittsburgh

If you have recently moved to the Pittsburgh area, you may be wondering how do I adapt to living here?  How do I familiarize myself with everything the region has to offer?  How do I fit in?  While Pittsburgh may seem puzzling at first, never fear, we have provided a cheat sheet for acclimating yourself to your new home, and before you know it, you’ll

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