With easy access to major routes, shopping and affordable housing, Pottstown is a natural draw for new home buyers and investors alike.
A Wide Variety of Real Estate
A variety of housing options are available in Pottstown’s tree-lined streets—row homes, multi-family homes, single family detached houses and more. On the north end of Pottstown, you’ll discover the green lawns and tall trees of the Rosedale neighborhood. And outside of town, you’ll find luxurious renovated old farms with expansive acreage and views of rolling countryside.
Opportunities Abound for Real Estate Investors in Pottstown
Many investors see Pottstown as a good bet due to the prevalence of government guarantees that ensure steady, predictable income streams and a waiting list of tenants to rent your property.
Also, there are numerous older homes in Pottstown that were built when the borough was a hive of activity, making iron and steel. Some well-worn residences may be in need of a facelift. If you’re handy or know how to direct a renovation project, you can transform an older house into a home with all the modern conveniences, plus old-fashioned charm and character. Such homes often rent and sell quickly.
For First Time Buyers, Pottstown Offers Affordable Housing
Pottstown is an excellent place to get started with real estate. You’ll get more for your money with most homes selling for under $200,000 and the median sales price between December 2014 and March 2015 coming in around $114,000.
Commuting from Pottstown to Major Business Hubs
Pottstown is close to Route 422 which takes you east to Collegeville, a haven for pharmaceutical companies, as well as King of Prussia. Hop on 202 going south, and you’ll be in Malvern’s corporate parks. Or go west on Route 422 to the thriving business center of Reading.
Also, Route 100 runs from north to south through the Pottstown area, taking you to Allentown in the north and West Chester in the south.
Finally, there is a bus service for Pottstown and the surrounding area that’s operated by the Borough of Pottstown.
Shopping Opportunities in the Pottstown Area
Coventry Mall in Pottstown offers a good day’s shopping with apparel, books, wine, luggage, jewelry, housewares, home furnishing, art and plenty of food to keep you going. If you’re looking for the best deals, check out Philadelphia Premium Outlets just fifteen minutes away in Limerick. Ready to be a little more ambitious? Then take a forty-minute trip to Reading where you’ll discover a cornucopia of outlets.
Education for Everyone
The Pottstown School District includes Pottstown high school and middle school as well as four elementary schools. The Owen J. Roberts School District serves some of the surrounding areas south of the Pottstown Borough.
Private schooling is also available at:
- The Hill School, a renowned boarding school, situated on a picture-perfect campus
- Wydcroft School, an elementary school
- Saint Aloysius Parish School
Finally, if you’re seeking to further your own education, the west campus of Montgomery County Community College is conveniently located in Pottstown.