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Old 01-07-2010, 06:03 PM
 
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I am thinking of buying a house in East Lansdowne, PA. I plan on staying there I would like to finish raising my three sons and retire in this home. Does anyone know about this area, is it a good place to raise children & live?
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Old 01-08-2010, 08:13 AM
 
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I do not know much about East Lansdowne, but i will say this about Lansdowne Lansdowne is a fantastic town and i would not live anywhere else. We moved there in Feb 2009 and have been delighted to find a town with a strong sense of community, from old to young, engineers to school teachers, people are very proud to live in Lansdowne. The town itself has so much to offer from the local Restaurants and Cafe, Indie cinema to the Farmers Market. The historical houses are just beautiful.
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Old 01-08-2010, 08:30 AM
 
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it depends on your perspective and previous experience. Lansdowne itself is fine; East Lansdowne is a bit rougher around the edges. You'd be in the heart of a working-to-middle-class area.

I don't recall what school district Lansdowne is in. If it's Upper Darby, then you'll be in an average-ish school district. Some locals choose to send their kids to the boys/girls-only Catholic high schools adjacent to each other and ironically down the street from UDHS.

Some may argue that there are nicer communities nearby (Drexel Hill, Havertown, Newtown Square) but it depends on how much you're looking to spend.
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Old 01-08-2010, 09:43 AM
 
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The Upper Darby School District is not the greatest. Haverford Township is slightly more expensive, but has much better schools.
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Old 01-09-2010, 08:29 AM
 
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I have a few more questions, I have been looking at a house which needs some repair. I want to know if when repairing a home in Lansdowne do your have to get permits or anything like that. Please someone help me.
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Old 01-13-2010, 01:52 PM
 
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I think you will find a lot of the information you are looking for within this site

Lansdowne Borough, Pennsylvania - Home

Whereabouts in Lansdowne is the house
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