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KW Named Philly’s Top Workplace for 2nd Straight Year

“We want to build a community where nobody wants to leave.” – Antonio Atacan, Operating Principal Keller Williams Center City Realty — For the second straight year, Keller Williams Center City Realty is Philadelphia’s #1 large company, their third selection in four years (2011, 2013, 2014). Employees’ credit the overall commitment to training & education,...CONTINUE READING

SEPTA’s 1st ‘Comprehensive’ iOS App

SEPTA launched their first “comprehensive” iOS app today ! The free iPhone application is now available in Apple’s mobile app store. Highlights include schedule access, real-time location updates, fare prices & more (detailed below). SEPTA’s Director of Emerging / Specialty Technology, Mike Zaleski, highlights the app’s strength in consolidating the mobile site’s features under “one...CONTINUE READING
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Assessment Appeal Deadline Today

Quick heads up for Philadelphia area property owners. The city’s deadline for assessment appeals is today, Monday October 7th. If you believe the assessed value of your property is incorrect, we recommend filing for an appeal with the Board of Revision of Taxes, by 4:30 pm. Their office is located at The Curtis Center, 601...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [8/18]

Property #1: 1 Christian St. Unit 28 Philadelphia, PA 19147 Old Swedes Townhouse in Queen Village with backyard patio & outdoor garden! Date / Time: Sunday August 18th, 12pm – 2pm Listing Agent: David Darami On-Site Agent: Vince Ewing Highlights Include: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms + Private Garage Hardwood floors, enclosed patio & wood burning...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [Sunday 7/21]

Property #1: 2201 Pemberton St. Philadelphia, PA 19146 – New Listing! Classy, Corner townhouse on quiet, tree-lined block in Graduate Hospital Date / time: Sunday July 21st, 12pm – 2pm Listing Agent: Stephanie Slapin Highlights: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. Spacious first floor with large living & dining area. Bright breakfast room with glass door leading...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [Sunday 7/14]

Property #1: 2001 Hamilton St. Unit 609 Philadelphia, PA 19130 [Newly Listed] Beautifully Updated City View Unit with Premium First Floor Parking! [Cityview Condominiums] Date/Time: Sunday July 14, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Listing Agent: Karoline Kelsen On-Site Agent: Joshua Howe Highlights Include: Open concept corner unit with 1 bedroom, 2 full baths + den....CONTINUE READING

$10k Price Improvement on Gorgeous Loft District Unit

$10k Price Improvement: 429 N. 13th St Unit 5C Philadelphia, PA 19123 Beautiful Loft District condo with private bedroom & walk –in vault! Additional highlights: Custom u-shaped kitchen includes stainless steal appliances. Large bathroom features deep Jacuzzi, hardwood floors & subway tile. 13’ high ceilings, factory maple floors & exposed brick throughout. Walk-in vault features...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

Newly Listed: Charming Colonial Home in Society Hill

Newly listed: 228 Stamper Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 Built in 1818, this elegant Society Hill townhouse provides the perfect mix of historic character & modern convenience! Additional Highlights: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms Prime location, just off Head House Square Wood burning fireplace & hardwood floors First floor living room, dining room & eat-in kitchen Second...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia Orchestra & Fireworks Tonight at Penn’s Landing … Free!

This morning, we highlighted Wawa’s “Hoagie Day” event at Independence Visitor’s Center in Old City. We continue our coverage of “Welcome America,” Philadelphia’s week of July 4th festivities, with tonight at Penn’s Landing. Starting at 8 pm head to the “Great Plaza” Riverside Stage, and enjoy an evening of free music from the Philadelphia Orchestra....CONTINUE READING

New Septa Fares Effective Today

For the first time in three years, SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority), issues fare increases effective today [Monday July 1, 2013]. Changes include: Token costs: $1.55 to $1.80 Transit line cash fares: $2.00 to $2.25 Regional rail lines experience varying fare increases from $0.25 to $2.00 Eliminates Zone 5 Fares Further fare increases will arrive...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

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

Dutch DJs W&W set to perform at July 5th Phillies Game

The Philadelphia Phillies have tapped into the ever-expanding electronic dance music market [also known as EDM]. In conjunction with their independence day weekend celebrations, Dutch DJs W&W will perform a 90 minute post-game set next Friday, July 5th. All ticket holders will be invited to Ashburn Alley to attend, after the Phillies & Braves wrap...CONTINUE READING

Piazza-Style Development Proposed in Kensington

Philadelphia & Queens. However, this would be their first major Philadelphia-development endeavor outside of Temple University. The company hopes to freak ground by the fall, and complete the project within two and a half years. For further information on this proposal, check out the original article by Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Citypaper. This is brought to...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

Philadelphia Named #10 Job Market in U.S.

Originally reported by Entrepreneur Magazine, online career community “Glassdoor,” revealed Philadelphia as the #10 U.S. city for potential employment. Jenna Goudreau [Entrepreneur Magazine] explains “the ranking is based on the number of companies in each metro area that have at least one recent opening listed in Glassdoor’s comprehensive database of several million job listings.” The...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

Center City Sips Season!

It’s not Thursday, but whose thirsty? Center City Sips is 2 weeks in, and bigger than ever! In case you missed it, [Center City] Sips kicked off June 5th, featuring citywide food & beverage specials every Wednesday [5-7 pm] all summer long. Sips’ standard deal incorporates “$5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer & half-priced apps”...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features

Happy Friday! Let’s usher in the weekend with three can’t miss open house opportunities this Sunday, June 16th in Philadelphia’s Fairmout & Queen Village neighborhoods. We’ll break down all the details on properties, location, and more below. Looking forward to hosting Philadelphia’s future homeowners. Property #1: 2 BR, 1 BA Queen Village condominium with assigned...CONTINUE READING