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5 Reasons Your Home Hasn’t Sold

Selling your home is a commitment, not a whim. The following examines particular efforts that can elevate your home’s value. If ignored, expect below market offers, asking price reductions, extended time on market, or worst of all, not sell at all. Photographers & Agents are two of your strongest allies in this challenging relocation process....CONTINUE READING

5 Newly Constructed Properties in Northern Liberties

It’s no secret that Northern Liberties presents one of Philadelphia’s brightest emerging areas. Development has played a crucial role in this process. This week, we return to the Northern Liberties area, to examine five newly constructed condos & townhomes. — Unit #1 : 233 Poplar St #A | Philadelphia, PA 19123 Pre-Construction, Bi-Level Condo Unit....CONTINUE READING

Featured Open House (3/2) + Local Updates

This weekend’s featured open house tour in University City + new townhouse listing in Southwest Philly & Center City condo price improvement. Have a great weekend Philly ! — Featured Open House : 4644 Hazel St | Philadelphia, PA 19143 $24k Price Improvement on 3+ Story, University City Townhome. Date / Time : Sunday March...CONTINUE READING

Spring Preview | 7 Center City Homes with Outdoor Gardens

Tough to even fathom the concept of spring (considering the record breaking inclement weather this winter in Philadelphia); however, we’re less than a month away ! Let’s look forward to what’s ahead, in this soon to be bright city of Philadelphia. 7 Center City Homes with Outdoor Garden access, dispersed throughout Philadelphia’s Old City, Rittenhouse...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

5 Hottest Neighborhoods of 2014

Redfin & Curbed Philly recently reported on the five hottest neighborhoods this year, in the greater Philadelphia region, based on sales data, population increases & local trends during the second half of 2013. The selections are definitely interesting, most notably because they favor suburban neighborhoods at a time when millennials lead current urbanization hikes. Check out the results & let us know...CONTINUE READING

7 Grad Hospital Properties under $500k with Parking

Neighborhood Spotlight : Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia The “Southwest Center City” region spanning South St through Washington Ave, & Broad St through the Schuylkill. Now known for its popular restaurants, cafes & bars, the area emerged as a commodity after hundreds of local rehabs & renovations to existing townhomes & condos. The Graduate Hospital area generally...CONTINUE READING

5 Northern Liberties Homes with Garage Parking under $600K

Highlighting available units (with private parking) in one of Philadelphia’s brightest up & coming neighborhoods, Northern Liberties. Unit #1 : 414 Olive St | Philadelphia, PA 19123 One of a Kind, Extra Wide Carriage House with Garage Parking 2 beds / 1.5 baths. Versatile den area can double as home office, or 3rd bedroom. Custom...CONTINUE READING

Early Fall Market Report

As of September 16, 2013: Philadelphia’s Market Conditions display fewer homes listed, and increasing days-on-market. These are relatively negative implications for Philadelphia area Real Estate. Our city technically remains a “seller’s market,” since current supply & demand levels show no significant price changes. However, conditions are cooling as we head towards the fall & winter...CONTINUE READING

Late July Market Update

Our Late July Market Update [via Altos Research] continues to reflect the summer-long sellers’ market. The numbers & trends displayed present no significant changes in market status; however, they continue to give hope for buyers. Total inventory has increased this month, along with average days on the market. If properties are on the market longer,...CONTINUE READING

Early July Market Report

The beginning of July’s market report  [via Altos Research] has just been released, and we’ve noticed some interesting activity for the Philadelphia area.  For starters, home values have flattened to very comparable prices with last month; however, there is a slight trend downward in price per square foot (see graph below). This shows that larger homes are...CONTINUE READING

Newly Listed: Updated City View Condo with Parking!

Newly listed: 2001 Hamilton Street #609 Philadelphia, PA 19130  Beautifully Updated City View Unit with Premium First Floor Parking!  Additional Highlights:  Open concept corner unit with 1 bedroom, 2 full baths + den. Den easily converts  to second bedroom. Continuous windows provide outstanding views & natural light. Authentic hardwood floors throughout living room, kitchen &...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features

Property #1: 1625 North Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 Gorgeous townhouse in North Philadelphia’s Art Museum area with garage parking! Date/Time: Saturday June 29 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Sunday June 30 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Listing Agent: Karoline Kelsen On-Site Agent: Guillaume Lantoine, Josh Howe Highlights Include: 3 Bedrooms & 3 Full Bathrooms. Open...CONTINUE READING

End of June Market Report

Some insight from our Late-June market report, via Altos Research: Over the past month, trends continue to sway in sellers’ favor. Take median price for example. We began June at 189k, increasing to 192.5k mid-June, and now 195k to close the month. In our Mid-June report, we questioned whether “a few expensive properties skewed the average, or...CONTINUE READING

Property of the Week

Newly Listed – 947 living room with built-in book shelves. Laundry room with full size washer & dryer. Hardwood floors throughout property. Loads of outdoor space & garage parking! Minutes from South Street, Penn’s Landing & Philadelphia’s historic 9th Street Italian Market! For additional information, pictures & pricing: http://bit.ly/12FKDSc E-mail stephanie@atacangroup.com with any questions or...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features

Property #1: 947 S 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 [Newly listed!] Beautiful home in Queen Village with Garage Parking, only 10 years old! Date/Time: Sunday June 23, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Listing Agent: Stephanie Slapin On-Site Representative: Guillaume Lantoine Highlights Include: 2 Bedrooms & 1.5 Bathrooms. Den/living space on ground floor, sliding door leads...CONTINUE READING

$5k Price Improvement on Updated Queen Village Condo!

Noteworthy: $5,000 price improvement! Location: 310 Catharine Street [Unit E] Philadelphia, PA 19147 Listing Agent: Stephanie Slapin Highlights: Beautifully updated, spacious condominium in the heart of South Philadelphia‘s Queen Village neighborhood! 2 Bedrooms & 1.0 Bathrooms. Gorgeous kitchen opens up to separate dining area. Living room includes wood-burning fireplace, exposed brick wall & hardwood floors....CONTINUE READING

Mid-June Market Report

Some highlights from our Mid-June market report, via Altos Research. Conditions continue to favor sellers. Demand for homes in Philadelphia remains strong. Available supply is purchased rapidly, with Philadelphia properties currently averaging a mere 4 months on the market. However, median price has increased from $189,000 to $192,500 in the past two weeks. We’ll see...CONTINUE READING