Get to Know Our Communities
The Tri State Real Estate Group specializes in serving clients in southeastern Pennsylvania, south Jersey and northern Delaware. As your local real estate experts, we are providing a glimpse of some of the many unique communities in the region. To learn more, click on a community—or contact us!
Commonly known as “Delco,” Delaware County has emerged into a world-class county offering seasonal attractions, charming residential neighborhoods, and an excellent collection of commercial businesses. The county is noted for its diamond-shaped presence on maps and is listed as Pennsylvania’s third-smallest region. To appreciate the allure of Delaware County, walk the scenic trails at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge while seeing the various species roaming around. In addition to its natural beauties, Delaware County hosts the annual “Delaware County Summer Festival.” Thousands enjoy the festivities with family and friends highlighting the essence of living in Delaware County. It’s a special feeling unique to the area.
With a recorded population of 625,249, Bucks County is the 98th-most populous county in America and is known for being named after the English county, “Buckinghamshire.” This beautiful setting has developed into a tourist hub over time with awe-inspiring attractions such as the Washington Crossing Historic Park, Core Creek Park, Bucks County Parks, Delaware Canal State Park, and Nockamixon State Park. This list is endless as the region is distinguished for its beautiful blend of green hills and flatlands from East to West. Along with their passion for natural attractions, locals often enjoy the delicacies of restaurants such as Honey and Hot Spot. For those sifting through the tip-top neighborhoods, towering properties sit nestled alongside trees providing a breathtaking view. Bucks County is a remarkable place of history, class, and elegance like no other in Pennsylvania.
Offering a mix of urban, suburban and farm living, Montgomery County is rich in history. Many of its boroughs were established in the 18th Century providing locals with historic charm and modern living spaces. Being one of the wealthiest counties in Pennsylvania, the styles of residences range from Victorian, Mid-Century Modern, rowhouses, condominiums, and brand-new construction. Including some of the best Pennsylvania boroughs, this county has something to offer all of its residents. Find yourself amongst the historic Pennsylvania Main Line in the Narberth borough of Montgomery County enjoying shopping at a locally owned grocery store or boutique shop. Or enjoy some great music at the Summer Concert Series in the park in Conshohocken where the community gathers on the lawn with blankets and coolers to appreciate local talent. If green space is more of what residents are looking for, they can find themselves in the serene Eighth Street Park which was originally envisioned by local children and brought to life by the community.
Offering city lovers and suburban lovers a place to call home, Philadelphia County is the largest populated county within Pennsylvania. With premier dining, real estate, entertainment, and an abundance of nature, this county is thriving. Encompassing some of the best boroughs within Pennsylvania, residents take advantage of the day, the night, and the weekends. Home to the Liberty Bell, many residents enjoy touring the local historical sites and museums the area has to offer. Take a walk in the downtown of Philadelphia and explore the numerous art galleries and live performances throughout the week. No doubt locals find the best Philly Cheesesteaks in the area where countless food carts and restaurants are serving them up. Hop in the car with friends or family and find yourself amongst the beautiful rolling greens of Amish Country or pack a lunch and head over to Dilworth Park or Shofuso Japanese House and Gardens where you can relax and take in the breathtaking views.
The soaring and iconic Kent County Courthouse offers a picture-perfect example of the region’s sophistication. Kent County is located in the heart of Delaware and has a recorded population of 162,310. At the time of its birth, the area was titled after the English County, “Kent,” and the name has stuck. Several key state highways act as access points through this resoundingly beautiful locale including DE 12, DE 14, DE 16, DE 9, US 13, and US 113. The county is also one of the more festive parts of Delaware with its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Kids Fest Harrington, and Delmarva Birding Weekend. There’s always something going on and that’s what makes it a dynamic setting year-round. Foodies are able to settle in and feast at five-star restaurants such as Cool Springs Fish Bar, Restaurant 55, and Piazza Mia Italian Bar & Grill. It’s this majestic balance of beautiful properties, clean neighborhoods, and world-class festivals that win people over.
New Castle County
Settled by the Swedes and the Dutch in the mid-1600s, New Castle County offers an exceptional lifestyle with towns steeped in history side-by-side with modern subdivisions, and a place for every taste and budget. Wilmington, the county seat, is a major banking center with a dynamic commercial and residential riverfront, casual neighborhoods like Lower Market, and a vibrant bar/restaurant, entertainment scene. Home of University of Delaware, Newark offers all the culture, coffee shops and sports you’d expect to find in a college town. New Castle has been called “Colonial chic,” and Delaware City is a quaint riverfront community. Both feature unique downtown historic districts as well as outdoor spaces like Fort Delaware State Park.
The red, green, and orange hues of Sussex County’s autumn can be an enthralling sight. This fascinating county is located on the southern side of Delaware and has a sociable population of 197,145. It was in the year 1631 when European settlers arrived at the shores of Sussex County along the Atlantic Coast. By 1683, they had set up colonial regulations on the territory and named it after a renowned English county back home. In contemporary times, the beautiful county is a combination of high-end residential properties and fascinating coastal attractions such as the Cape Henlopen State Park or Funland. Whether it’s the annual Great Delaware Kite Festival or the Dewey Beach Arts Fest, Sussex County is a party of fun events spread throughout the calendar year. Residents are generally seen sitting near the coast and soaking up the sun while eating at Patty’s or The Surfing Crab Restaurant. This is the aura of this scenic setting and all of its wonders.