15 49.0138 8.38624 1 0 4000 1 https://www.centercityrealestate.com/philadelphia-real-estate-blog 300 true 0
theme-sticky-logo-alt
Category / Buyer Resources

Philadelphia’s HOTTEST New Listings – 2/6

Good afternoon, Philadelphia! Here’s the hottest new properties listed this week! Take a look and if you’d like to schedule a tour of any of these listings, click here! #7. Francisville – Townhouse Be a part of this thriving neighborhood in your corner 2B/2b home built in 2011. Main level offers a bright open concept floor plan with living,...CONTINUE READING
Fairmount

Just Listed: New Commercial Property at 1700 Fairmount Ave!

Curious about your home’s worth? Evaluate your Philadelphia property using our free, proven home evaluation tool HERE. Read more about the history of this bar, which was one frequented by famed author Charles Bukowski. Please note that the Building and Business is selling for $900,000 and all 5 licenses are an additional $300,000 and must be...CONTINUE READING
retail

The Results Are In: See How Much Pennsylvanians Supported Local Business for Small Business Saturdays!

Feature Photo Photo by Mike Petrucci on Unsplash The Results Are In: See How Much Pennsylvanians Supported Local Business for Small Business Saturdays! Over the weekend, Small Business Saturday completed its eighth anniversary as shoppers across the country supported the local businesses that make our communities thrive. In Pennsylvania, excitement was particularly strong, and restaurants /bars/pubs stood...CONTINUE READING
1731 Brandywine St. Philadelphia, PA 19130

1731 Brandywine St. Philadelphia, PA 19130 – Art Museum Area

1731 Brandywine St. Philadelphia, PA 19130 – Art Museum Area     Check out this amazing two story historically designated carriage house located at 1731 Brandywine St. Philadelphia, PA 19130! Completely remodeled with heating/cooling systems and new custom built-ins in the bedroom. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout with exposed brick in the living room. The kitchen...CONTINUE READING

Condo of the Week: 4300 Spruce St. #A302 / Uni. City

Bright 2B/2b Gated Condo-Unit; Prime University City location, Just off UPenn campus. Perfect for Student housing & Fantastic Investment Opportunity. Includes: Gorgeous courtyard, Balcony & Tax abatement through 2018. Only six years-old! Contemporary furnishings.  — — — — Key Features & Amenities Address – 4300 Spruce St. #A302 Neighborhood – University City Zip – 19104 Priced...CONTINUE READING

Center City Spotlight: Under $300K with Parking Spot

1.) 3 N Columbus Blvd. #PL272, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Priced at: $214,900 $25K reduction!  MLS # 6346357 Key features Type: condo 1 Bed, 1 full bath 900 sqft. interior Area: Old City Walk score: 80 Age: 30 Style: contemporary Parking: garage Seller description Price Just Reduced on this rarely offered floor plan at Pier 3. Only one...CONTINUE READING

Redfin Exposé Highlights South Philadelphia Neighborhood

Nationwide real estate portal ‘Redfin’ debuts their “Hottest Neighborhoods of 2015.”  South Philadelphia’s ‘Dickinson Narrows’ recognized. Ranked #2 in the United States!  — Tucked between Pennsport &  East Passyunk is South Philly’s next buyer hotspot. Dickinson Narrows lands at #2 on Redfin‘s “Hottest Neighborhoods of 2015,” predicting which urban & suburban pockets will garner significant attention from realtors, developers and prospective homebuyers,...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Tours: 1/22 – 1/25

Public open house showings this Thursday (1/22) through Sunday (1/25). 1.) 927 N Hancock St. #B, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Thursday January 22nd, 6pm-7pm. Northern Liberties, Philadelphia. Fantastic, 3-Story Townhome Rental with Large Patio! Priced At: $1,650 / Mo. 2 Beds, 1 full bath. 1,290 sqft. interior. Hardwood floors. Built-in shelving. Modern kitchen. Brick exterior. French doors....CONTINUE READING

Market Trends: Philadelphia County, EOY 2014

Residential Activity in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. For Single-family Homes & Condominiums, citywide.  — Total Inventory, Dec. 2014 = 7,565 2% increase from 2013.  Inventory Accumulation, Dec. 2014 = 7.4 December Settled Listings, Dec. 2014 = 1,071 Total Settled Listings (2014) = 12,302 8% > December 2013. Median Price, Dec. 2014 = $149,900 2014 EOY Median...CONTINUE READING

501 Vine Street Condos’ Post New Year’s Bash!

Join us this Thursday, Jan. 8th for a Post New Year’s Bash at 501 Vine Street Condos, a new construction project.  Chilled champagne from 6pm – 8:30pm + catered food from Philly’s own DiBruno Brothers. Condo #3 – Sign agreement at event to receive 2% seller assist ($7,000) + $1,200 lender credit. Condo #6 – Sign agreement at event...CONTINUE READING

Avoiding Homeowner Regret

HSH.com reports majority American homeowner regrets avoided through increased research, prior to purchase. Let’s explore how to avoid common issues associated with buyer regret. Photo Credit: Money.Cnn.com — Top 5 Homebuyer Regrets Size – 15.5% Storage – 9.2% Neighbors – 8.35% Bathrooms – 8.2% Education – 7.15% How to Avoid?  No deals via ‘agent pressure.’...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open Houses: December 6th & 7th

Public Showings this Saturday & Sunday, from 10am-1pm ET.  1.) 501-507 Vine St. Philadelphia, PA 19106 Units #3, 6 & 9 – For Sale Unit #5 – For Rental Brand New, 9-Unit Boutique Condo Building in Fantastic Old City Location. Date/Time: Saturday & Sunday Dec. 6-7, 10am-12pm. Listing Agent: Aaron Byles Onsite Realtor: Gordon Stein Unit #3 – $350,000...CONTINUE READING

5 Homebuyer Turnoffs To Avoid

Steer clear to Attract buyers & expedite time on market! 1.) Dirty, cluttered homes. Spotless for showings. The name of the game = curb appeal. From the outside in. Explore staging options & professional photography. 2.) Wallpaper. “Universal truth: homebuyers hate wallpaper.” Replace with neutral-colored paintjob. Open canvas for buyers to make home their own! 3.) Hovering Sellers. Do not attend open houses...CONTINUE READING

Vine Street Condos: Only 3 Units Remain!

“Newly Renovated Old City Living” Address 501-507 Vine St. Philadelphia, PA 19016 Realtors Aaron Byles, Listing Agent. Gordon Stein, Onsite Expert. Contact aaron@atacangroup.com with all inquiries. — The Condominiums Only 3 remain, do not miss out on this opportunity!  KEY FEATURES & AMENITIES 1.) Condo Unit #3 – $350K 1B/1b, 974 sqft interior. Incl. versatile den/office space. Perfect blend of classic...CONTINUE READING

Decor Tips: Maximizing Condo Space

With urbanization on the rise [previously featured], a multitude of baby boomers & millennials find themselves settling in metropolitan areas nationwide. Naturally – supply follows demand. In Philadelphia’s case [via] apartment complex construction, high-rise condo buildings, & multi-use residential development, around the Center City radius of downtown Philly. The implication? Furnishing & decor strategy takes...CONTINUE READING

Philly Amongst Top Metros for Millennial Postgrads

Center City, Philadelphia Amongst Top Postgrad. Hubs Nationwide Additional data emerges supporting significant millennial urbanization growth locally.  Photo Credit: Young Involved Philadelphia — New York City, NY San Francisco, CA Washington D.C. Chicago, IL Boston, MA Philadelphia, PA According to Philly.com reports [late last month], Philadelphia ranks sixth amongst major metropolitans attracting postgraduate millennials [mid-20s to mid-30s], with at least a bachelor’s...CONTINUE READING

Open House Tours Highlight Old City this Weekend

Open House #1: 301 Race St #207, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Newly Listed Unit at the Wireworks Condos in Old City, Philadelphia! Priced At: $195,000 Realtor: Guillaume Lantoine Open House Schedule Twilight Showings: Friday, Nov. 7th, 6pm-7pm. First Friday Special!  Sunday, November 9th, 12pm-3pm. Key Features Size: 590 sqft. Type: Studio Bedroom Alcove 1 Full Bathroom Parking: Street Laundry: In-Unit Description Incredible...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House: 301 Race St #207 (Sunday 11/2)

Featured Open House: Sunday, November 2 301 Race St #207, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Public showings from 11am – 1pm ET. Newly Listed Unit at the Wireworks Condos in Old City, Philadelphia! Priced At: $195,000 Realtor: Guillaume Lantoine On-site Agent: Gordon Stein KEY FEATURES Size: 590 sqft. Type: Studio Bedroom Alcove 1 Full Bathroom Parking: Street Laundry: In-Unit DESCRIPTION Incredible unit with soaring...CONTINUE READING

Q3 Home Sales “Rose Significantly” in Philadelphia

Recover & Rebound: Why Philadelphia’s Q3 Home Sales Display Promising Trends 3rd Quarter Review: Home Sales in Philadelphia, PA July 2014 – September 2014 Data analysis: Kevin Gillen, Economist (Recorder of Deeds Office) The Facts 1. Sales volumes increased from 2nd Quarter. Most notably, within lower-priced neighborhoods. 2. Just below 4,000 transactions July – September 2014. 1st time since...CONTINUE READING