For Buyers

Buying Main Line Real Estate

Buying a new home can be one of the most exciting times and one of the most challenging times in your life - especially if you have not previously visited the Main Line.

Home Buyers

For Sellers

Selling Main Line Real Estate

Any Main Line Realtor can take your listing and say that they will sell your home. But can they develop a marketing plan to sell your home for the most money...

Home Sellers

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Real Estate Map Search

Finding your ideal home on the web shouldn't have to be a difficult task. Our new map based search functions provide you with a wealth of information, photos, street views, community information, local demographics, and more. Learn how easy it is to use this system, save your searches, and receive automatic updates on new listings that meet your search criteria.

How to Search for Property

What Is The Main Line?

The Main Line is a group of suburbs in the Philadelphia metro area located west of the city in Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester Counties. These suburbs are called the Main Line because they sprang up along the route of the historic Pennsylvania Railroad, which connected the towns. Residents of Main Line towns live a very high quality of life, as these are some of the wealthiest communities in the country. Many of the sprawling mansions and large homes that historically characterized the Main Line region still exist today, and are a lovely part of the Main Line landscape.

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Main Line Real Estate

Looking for Philadelphia Real Estate? Try the Main Line!

If you're relocating to the Philadelphia area and prefer the suburbs to the city one of your first considerations should be the Main Line area. This affluent region of Eastern Pennsylvania offers easy access to the downtown area via road or rail, and is also close to major shopping centers, recreation, and cultural activities. The local school districts spend well above the state average expenditure per student, and at the same time keep the student to teacher ratio well under the state average. The area also features many private schools and prestigious universities including Villanova, Haverford College, and St. Joseph's University.

So, just how can you simplify the process of buying your new home?

Realtor John Flanagan simplifies the process by asking the right questions and listening to your needs. Armed with that information, John is able to use available technology and his expert knowledge of the local market to quickly narrow down the available choices to the homes that meet or exceed your expectations.

Client Testimonials

“I cannot say enough about having worked with John. He brings a level of expertise and diligence that I never saw in the numerous other real estate agents I have worked with. You ask John a question and you recieve a detailed, info-rich, and well-thought out email response which not only answers your question but answers anticipated questions. You can see John's comprehensive approach in his facebook page, his posts, and his website. Like no one else, John knows and loves the area in which he helps buy and sell homes. In addition, he is a pleasure to work with.”

Tim Kennedy - hired John as a Real Estate Agent in 2009, and hired John more than once

Ask the Agent

John Flanagan

Realtor, ABR, e-PRO

RE/MAX Real Estate

610 Old Lancaster Road
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610.520.0400 | Office
610.256.4435 | Mobile
610.887.0195 | e-Fax
License No. RS277109

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