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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

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

Starbucks could mean Homebucks

Starbucks could mean Homebucks Check Out Noah Ostroff and Jake Dreyfuss of the Philly Living team at Keller Williams Center City discussing how a Starbucks near your home can potentially increase property value 97%! Fun Fact! Can you see the Realtor doing a video bomb? http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2015/01/29/research-finds-homeowners-living-close-to-starbucks-have-seen-property-values-skyrocket/ Sourced by: CBS

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

6 Ways Realtors Create Millennial Appeal

Millennials – The Internet Generation. A unique demographic, indeed. With every answer at their fingertips, how does one provide value? Let’s explore. — What we know.  Highly tech. savvy. Accustomed to 24-7 connectivity. ‘Instant gratification’ tendencies.  Noncommittal. Low post-grad employment. High student debt. How to appeal? Utilize technology to manage expectations, educate & provide ease-of-access.  1.)...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

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

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

Philadelphia #3 Buyers’ Market in the USA

The economists at Zillow (popular real estate search portal) recently analyzed nationwide data to determine which United States’ metropolitans offer the strongest landscapes for buyers & sellers, respectively. Results account for sales price, asking price, days on market & percentage of homes on market with price cuts. Philadelphia charted amongst the USA’s strongest buyers’ markets, at #3 in the...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House: Sunday Oct 12

Open House: 1014 N Orianna St, Philadelphia PA 19123 $10K Price Improvement! Charming, 2.5 Story Townhome with Abundance of Character. Date / Time: Sunday, October 12th, 1-3pm Neighborhood: Northern Liberties Listing Agent: Keren Niv On-Site Agent: George Akers New Price: $335,000 2 beds, 1 full bath + den / office. Flooded with natural light! Open feel living / dining rooms. Soaring high...CONTINUE READING

UPenn Expands Homeownership Incentive Boundaries

Geographic Radius Grown to Include “South Bank” Area Philadelphia Business Journal reports that the University of Pennsylvania is expanding incentive program boundaries, to include 52nd st – 56th st, from Market to Paschall Ave. This incorporates residential properties across from South Bank (formerly known as Marshall Labs). Big picture – this program aims to expand West...CONTINUE READING