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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

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

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

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

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

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

Open House Tours: Sunday Oct. 26

Public Showings this Sunday (10/26) from 11am – 3pm.  Neighborhoods:  Old City Washington Sq. West Northern Liberties Logan Square — 1.) 301 Race St #207, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Just Listed: Fantastic Studio at the Wireworks Condos! Date / Time: Sunday October 26, 12:30-1:30pm. Neighborhood: Old City Realtor: Guillaume Lantoine Priced At: $195,000 KEY FEATURES Square Footage: 590 sqft. Bathrooms: 1 Full Bath...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

Weekend Open Houses: Sunday Oct. 5

Public Showings this Sunday October 5th, from 11am – 4pm.  119 Fairmount Ave, Northern Liberties 1014 N Orianna St, Northern Liberties 837 N 2nd St #308,  Northern Liberties 501-507 Vine St #9, Old City 2201 Cherry St #603, Logan Square Photography: Matt Robnett (Matt@PLUSHimage.com) — # 1 – 119 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Newly Listed Northern Liberties...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

Open Houses (9/28) + Fall Updates

Sunday, September 28th ; 12-4pm 476 Harmon Rd, Roxborough 429 N 13th St #5C, Loft District Photography: Matt Robnett (Matt@PLUSHimage.com) — # 1 – 476 Harmon Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19128 Back on Market: Single-Family Home with New Kitchen & Massive Backyard.  Date / Time: Sunday September 28th, 12pm-3pm Listing Agent: Justin Bresson Priced At: $249,000 (MLS # 6457004) 2 beds, 2...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia Amongst Most Affordable Millennial Markets

RealtyTrac. reports  as #5 most affordable housing market for Gen. Y buyers, according to recent study results. Research analyzed percentage of income needed by median earners, in order to purchase / rent median priced homes. In Philadelphia, buyers allocate 14.06% of income for current living situation. Median home price [as of April 2014] estimated $81,675, while...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open Houses Highlight Old City’s Finest

# 1 – 123 Elfreth’s Alley | Philadelphia, PA 19106 $25k Price Improvement on Elegant Old City Townhome.  Date / Time : Sunday August 17th, 12-4 pm Listing Agent : Adam Atacan On-Site Agent : Justin Bresson * Philly.com Featured *  3 beds / 3 full baths. Original architectural details intact + contemporary upgrades. Classic old-world charm meets modern comfort. 1st...CONTINUE READING