DiNardo Family property and real estate
in New Hope, Bucks County, PA
Published: July 16, 2017
Earlier this month, family and friends became concerned when four young men, nearly-twenty somethings, went missing in Bucks County, PA. The local authorities began searching for at first one, then two, three and four of these young men within hours of their missing appearances. What no one expected was the worst news a family could hear that they were victims to gruesome murders and their remains would be buried across a local farm in Solebury Township, Bucks County PA. In order for the authorities to conduct their search, they began scouring through the DiNardo family property and real estate in Bucks County.
While the local news channels, newspapers and bloggers alongside national news outlets will cover the full story, as local Bucks County real estate agents serving local communities in Solebury Township, New Hope and surrounding central Bucks region, we outlined the specific DiNardo Family properties first reported on NBC10. This article further outlines the DiNardo Family Real Estate in Delaware Valley and Bucks County, PA.
As soon as Cosmo DiNardo became the suspect in the matter, before understanding the full motive and circumstances surrounding the murders (drugs, gun sales, mental conditions, accomplices, etc), the Dinadro family farm in Solebury Township became the target of their investigation. Since Cosmo DiNardo was heir-apparent to the family real estate holdings, we have received questions about what farm, farm houses, properties and homes are in question in this case which likely will not be brought to trial until the local authorities conduct their full investigation.
We’ve put together a history of purchases and acquisitions which consist of the DiNardo family property and real estate today.
DiNardo family property and real estate holdings
|Date||Name||Buy / Sell||Address||City||Price|
|1979||Cosmo DiNardo Sr||Buyer||1016 Cottman Avenue||Philadelphia||$67,500|
|2004||Antonio DiNardo||Seller||1016 Cottman Avenue||Philadelphia||425,000|
|1981||Cosmo DiNardo Sr||Buyer||3159 Summerdale Avenue||Philadelphia||Undisclosed|
|1986||Cosmo DiNardo Sr||Buyer||10 Shady Ln||Rockledge||$95,000|
|1989||Cosmo Sr & Antonio||Buyer||Longmead Lane||Philadelphia||$50,000|
|1991||Cosmo Sr & Antonio||Seller||Longmead Lane||Philadelphia||$210,000|
|1998||Antonio DiNardo||Buyer||4455-65 Castor Ave||Philadelphia||$94,000|
|2001||Antonio DiNardo||Buyer||Adams Avenue||Bensalem||$140,000|
|2004||Antonio DiNardo||Buyer||3636 & 3648 Hulmeville Road||Bensalem||$450,000|
|2005||Antonio DiNardo||Buyer||4325 Factory St||Philadelphia||$20,000|
|2005||Antonio DiNardo||Buyer||4317 Factory St||Philadelphia||$20,000|
|2005||Antonio DiNardo||Buyer||1407 Rising Sun Ave||Langhorne||$164,900|
|2005||Antonio DiNardo||Buyer||6071 Lower York Rd||New Hope||$5,450,000|
|2006||Antonio & Sandra Dinardo||Buyer||920 Wayland Cir||Bensalem||Undisclosed|
|2006||Sandra DiNardo||Buyer||2827 Aquetong Rd||New Hope||$450,000|
|2008||Sandra DiNardo||Buyer||5995 Lower York Rd||New Hope||$500,000|
DiNardo Family Real Estate Transactions
Between 1979 and 1989, Cosmo DiNardo Sr. purchased three commercial properties and a Jenkintown apartment house. Later his son Antonio DiNardo would begin selling some properties and acquiring others. Anotonio’s son Cosmo, is the suspect in the current investigation around the murder of four men at the family farm in Solebury Township, Bucks County.
The first purchase was a strip of storefronts at 1016 Cottman Avenue for $67,500 in 1979. Later the property on Cotton Ave was by his son Antonio for $425,000 in 2004.
Next, Cosmo Sr purchased 3159 Summerdale Avenue (unknown amount) in 1981. He bought a third commercial property in 1986 for $95,000 on 10 Shady Lane, Rockledge, Montgomery County which is currently leased as a dentist’s office.
In 1989, both Cosmo Sr and his son Antonio purchased a property on Longmead Lane together and flipped it two years later for a $160,000 gross profit.
During the 90’s, Cosmo Sr and Gina bought parcels in Bensalem and began developing them selling the first home in 1996 for $225,000 as Lot #1 of the “DiNardo PLAN” where they developed and sold a total of 8 properties. Later, his son and his wife Sandra would buy their current home from this subdivision plan.
Over the next twenty years, Antonio would begin buying several properties himself buying four properties: two in Philadelphia and two in Bensalem. The property on 4455-65 Castor Avenue was purchased for $94,000 in 1998 and would become home to their family concrete business: Metro Ready Mix and Supply.
Next, Antonio purchased a property on Adams Avenue for $140,000 in 2001. According to property records, it is leased through 2032 to a health care non-profit called The Bridge.
In 2004, Antonio bought 3636-3649 Hulmeville Road Bensalem, PA for $450,000. This is currently the home to the other family business: Bella Trucking.
Additional properties purchased by Antonio include two properties on Factory St Philadelphia. Another commercial property was purchased in 2012 as a separate company of the DiNardo family known as Cosan Llc with a property on 4453 Castor Ave for and undisclosed amount.
Antonio and his wife Sandra bought their current home from the “DiNardo Plan” properties in Bensalem on Wayland Circle in 2006 where they currently reside.
DiNardo Family Property and Real Estate in New Hope, Bucks County, PA.
In 2005, the DiNardo family began acquiring farmland in Bucks County. The following properties make up the current Cosmo DiNardo family property consisting of family properties likley being formalized in a family trust as a result of allegations, charges pending and to be levied against their son Cosmo DiNardo who appears to be heir-apparent to the family business, family estate and real estate properties.
#1 Lower York Road Farm
6071 Lower York Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
Three tracts of 18+ acres each for a total property of 60 acres located near Rt202. Parcels: 41-008-034, 41-008-035, 41-008-036
Note: All properties part of Act-319 which allows them to benefit from reduced property taxes.
#2 Aquetong Rd Farmhouse
In 2006, Sandra DiNardo began purchasing property under her name. The first one was on 2827 Aquetong Rd, New Hope, PA for $450,000. She did try to later sell this property, but still remains in their name today. Sandra later bought an adjacent property at 5995 Lower York Rd for $500,000 in 2008. She put it under both Antonio and Sandra’s interest in 2015.
2827 Aquetong Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
Sandra (Antonio’s Wife) bought the farmhouse.
#3 5995 Lower York Rd
The last purchase on record completing the Lower York Road New Hope, PA family compound was made in 2008 under Sandra’s name on 5995 Lower York Rd for $500,000.
5995 Lower York Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
Sandra (Antonio’s Wife) bought the farmhouse.
Whether other properties have been purchased in New Hope, Solebury Township or nearby locations in Bucks County may be difficult to track down if they were purcahsed under other names or companies. Yet the total value of the farms in Bucks County is estatimated to be well over $7 million.
Latest Update on the DiNardo Family Property and Real Estate and case
These Bucks County properties surrounding this case will likely be memorialized for the four boys who lost their lives at the hand of a mentally unstable young man of the DiNardo family.
Our heart and prayers go out to the families of these boys and understand this is an ongoing investigation. This article is only to discuss the real estate amassed by the family and how it came into the family possession through purposeful estate planning.
Note: all property details were pulled from public records. If you have questions surrounding farms in Bucks County, please contact us.
Updated: July 21, 2018 @ 10:30am
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