The East Hill Group knows how to go above and beyond

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Bill and Robin Huyler, principals of The East Hill Group of Chadds Ford. CHADDS FORD — Sometimes answering a customer’s question correctly is not enough.  When you fundamentally understand your customers, you can go above and beyond and not only answer their questions but can begin to anticipate their needs. That’s the fundamental philosophy behind The East...

New laws slashing mortgage fees

New disclosure rule on closing costs will open the door to home buying for more By Jill Goldman, Special to The Times We’ve all been in the position of finally putting together enough money to buy a home, or helping a child put money down on a first home, and after putting together a 10-20% deposit, finding ourselves reeling from the mortgage company estimate that includes a whole lot of unexpected...

Real estate ordinance sparks debate in W. Brandywine

Inspection role questioned; new full-time police officer sworn in By Jamie Richard, Staff Writer, CoatesvilleTimes.com A West Brandywine supervisor is questioning the role of township inspections in real estate transactions. WEST BRANDYWINE – The proper role of local government was central to discussions about real estate inspections in the township, and whether it was proper to have such a role,...