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Noah Ostroff & Associates Join KW Center City

— Ostroff leads a 13-member team that sold over 200 units, and more than $86 million in 2013. As top performers in the Philadelphia real estate market – The Philly Living Team has aligned with Keller Williams Center City to support the growth of its agents. Please join us in welcoming Noah Ostroff & his Philly Living Team...CONTINUE READING

Mother’s Day Weekend Open House Tours

Open House # 1 : 2035 Carpenter St | Philadelphia, PA 19146 [Newly Listed] * Newly Listed & Beautifully Renovated Townhome in Graduate Hospital. Date / Time : Sunday May 11th, 1 – 4 pm Listing Agent : Stephanie Slapin On-Site : Michael Caven 3 beds / 2.5 baths. Hardwood floors & recessed lighting throughout....CONTINUE READING

This Weekend’s New Listings & Open Houses Highlight the Art Museum Area

New listings & featured open houses highlight the Fairmount & Art Museum area this Saturday & Sunday (May 3 – 4th). Full details below, have a great weekend Philly ! — Open House # 1 : 2107 Mt. Vernon St | Philadelphia, PA 19130 Newly Listed Victorian Townhome in the Art Museum Area. Date / Time : Saturday...CONTINUE READING

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zillow & President Obama: A Better Bargain for Responsible Homeowners [Video Recap]

As we previewed this past Wednesday [August 7th], Zillow hosted a very unique online event, featuring President Barack Obama answering questions about the current US housing market. Moderated by Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, participants submitted questions & discussion topics in advance, using the hashtag #AskObamaHousing at @Zillow on twitter. The President covered topics such as...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

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

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

$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: 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

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

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