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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

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

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

Millennial Homebuyer Preparation Strategies

It’s no secret the millennials face a lofty task prepping their first home purchase. Between the 2008 housing crash, widespread student debt & a challenging job market, you’re average millennial postgrad isn’t too actively pondering their first home. In fact, 20-somethings have become known for their paycheck to paycheck “lifestyle,” which should not be misconstrued as...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House Tours (June 14 -15th)

Open House # 1 123 Elfreth’s Alley | Philadelphia, PA 19106 Newly Listed Elegant, Federal Style Old City Townhome Date / Time : Sunday June 15th, 1 – 3 pm On-Site Agent : Adam Atacan 3 beds / 3 full baths. Original architectural details & contemporary upgrades. Classic old-world charm meets modern comfort. 1st floor...CONTINUE READING

Free Homebuyers Seminar this Thursday

When?  Thursday June 5th 6 – 7:30 pm Where?  “The Point” 831 N 19th St. Art Museum Area For first time, second purchase & investment purchase homebuyers. Q&A session to conclude seminar, during final half hour. Hosted by Danielle Lawless & Adam Atacan.  — This is brought to you by Philadelphia Real Estate Blog. To view...CONTINUE READING

Spring Listings & Open House Tours (Sunday 4/27)

Open House # 1 : 503 1/2 Fitzwater St | Philadelphia, PA 19147 $9K Price Improvement on Classic, Red Brick Townhouse in Queen Village. Date / Time : Sunday April 27th, 12 – 2 pm Listing Agent : Stephanie Slapin 3 beds / 2 full baths. Within Meredith School catchment. Open floor plan on 1st...CONTINUE READING

Easter Sunday Open Houses (4/20)

On behalf of The Atacan Group / KW Center City Realty, we’d like to wish a very happy Easter & Passover to all those observing this weekend ! Two public showings this Sunday (April 20th) in Society Hill & Graduate Hospital neighborhoods of South Philadelphia. Drop on by ! — Open House # 1 :...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House Tours (Sun. April 13th)

Highlighting new listings & open house showings this weekend throughout Philadelphia. Featured areas include Society Hill, Queen Village, Graduate Hospital & Northern Liberties. — Open House # 1 : 206 Gaskill St | Philadelphia, PA 19147 Luxury Townhome in the Heart of Society Hill, Newly Listed ! Date / Time : Sunday April 13th, 12...CONTINUE READING

Busy Season is Here! New Listings, Public Tours & More

New Listing # 1 : 715 S Hicks St | Philadelphia, PA 19146 Classic Trinity Townhome just outside Center City, in Graduate Hospital. Date / Time : Sunday April 6th, 1 – 3 pm Listing Agent : Karoline Kelsen On-Site : Aaron Byles 2 beds / 1 full bath. Original hardwood floors & exposed brick. Updated...CONTINUE READING

New Listings & Open House Tours (3/30)

Newly Listed Queen Village townhome (742 Fitzwater) with debut open house tours this Sunday. Additional showings just a few minutes away in Society Hill (233 Gaskill). — Open House #1 : 233 Gaskill St | Philadelphia, PA 19147 Stunning Society Hill Townhouse Rental with 1 Car Garage Parking ! Date / Time : Sunday March...CONTINUE READING

New Queen Village Listings & Debut Public Tours

With 2 gorgeous Queen Village listings hitting the market this week, we have a busy 1st weekend of spring ! Two open opportunity! MLS # 6354638. Virtual Tour — This is brought to you by Philadelphia Real Estate Blog To view every Philadelphia Real Estate Listing, including Philadelphia Condos visit www.CenterCityRealEstate.com Twitter : @CenterCityPHL |...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House | Sunday Feb 16th

Happy Valentine’s Day Philadelphia <3 Fall in love with this gorgeous 2 bedroom unit in Rittenhouse Square. — Featured Showing : 2126 Tryon St | Philadelphia, PA 19146 Recently Listed Trinity Style Home, Beautifully Maintained with Charming Original Details. Date / Time : Sunday Feb 16th, 1 – 3 pm Listing Agent : Justin Bresson...CONTINUE READING

6 Center City Condos with Million Dollars Views

Exploring local luxury condos with breathtaking skyline views ! Areas include Center City, Rittenhouse & Old City. — Unit #1 : 1414 S Penn St #44D | Philadelphia, PA 19102 Spectacular 44th Floor Ritz-Carlton Model Unit, the Pinnacle of Elegant Living 2 beds / 3.5 baths. One of the most remarkable views in the city...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House Tours | Sunday Feb 9th

This weekend, we highlight two public showings in Old City & Rittenhouse Square. Walkthroughs begin at 10 am (EST), and continue through 3pm. Priced to sell, each unit well below $400K. Hope to see you out there Philly, have a great weekend & stay warm. — Open House # 1 : 2126 Tryon Street |...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open Houses | Sunday Feb 2nd

This Sunday’s public tour highlights span University City, Old City & Art Museum Area. Showings begin at 12pm EST, & conclude by 3pm, to accommodate Super Bowl parties / plans. Have a great weekend Philly, stay warm ! — Open House #1 : 4644 Hazel Ave | Philadelphia, PA 19143 3+ Story University City Townhome....CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House Tours & Local Price Updates

Two featured showings this weekend in Old City & Rittenhouse, along with notable price improvements in Rittenhouse & Society Hill. — Open House #1 : 244 – 48 N 3rd St | Philadelphia, PA 19106 Newly Listed Bi-Level Condo Unit in Old City. Parking Included, Priced to Sell ! Date / Time : Sunday Jan...CONTINUE READING
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5 Fishtown Starter Homes Under $300K

Fishtown … the next big thing in Philadelphia . Historic, working class neighborhood in North Philly, reborn as a millennial hot spot. Trendy bars, restaurants & nightlife options rapidly followed recent refurbishments & voilà, No Libs has an up & coming rival right next door ! The difference? Fishtown isn’t quite far along as the...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Tours | Sun Jan 19th

Featured public showings this Juliet balcony, faces park nearby. Spacious master bedroom on 2nd floor, includes additional balcony. Clean, redone full bathroom. Ample sized utility room with side by side washer / dryer. Part of Addison Street “700 Club.” Absolute must see ! MLS # 6327140. Contact david@atacangroup.com with all inquires. — Open House #3...CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House | Sunday Jan 12th

This Sunday featured Public Tour in Queen Village. Newly listed 2 bedroom condo unit. Broker tours this Tuesday as well. Have a great weekend. — Beautiful, Bright Queen Village Condo, Just off South Street & Minutes from Center City ! Date / Time : Sunday Jan 12th, 12 – 2 pm . Listing Agent :...CONTINUE READING