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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

Philadelphia Restaurant Week: Winter 2015

Center City District Restaurant Week – Winter 2015 Sunday, January 18th – Friday, January 23rd Sunday, January 25th – Friday, January 30th — Where? – Throughout Center City & Greater Philadelphia area. When? – Next week! Specials begin January 18th. Deals? – 3 course dinners for $35 / person, 3 course lunches for $20 / person. Explore this season’s...CONTINUE READING

501 Vine Street Condos’ Post New Year’s Bash!

Join us this Thursday, Jan. 8th for a Post New Year’s Bash at 501 Vine Street Condos, a new construction project.  Chilled champagne from 6pm – 8:30pm + catered food from Philly’s own DiBruno Brothers. Condo #3 – Sign agreement at event to receive 2% seller assist ($7,000) + $1,200 lender credit. Condo #6 – Sign agreement at event...CONTINUE READING

Happy New Year!

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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

Philly, SEPTA Amongst Best Public Transit in USA

Seattle-based “Walk Score” cites Philadelphia as #5 Strongest Public Transit System. 2014 – USA Public Transportation Rankings [Overall] New York, NY. San Francisco, CA. Boston, MA. Washington, D.C. Philadelphia, PA. — Looking Ahead: Fare Payment Upgrades, 2015-2016. — Source: Dan McQuade (Philly Mag). Brought to you by Philadelphia Real Estate Blog. To view every Philadelphia Real Estate Listing,...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

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

Open House Highlights: Sunday Oct 19

Public Showings this Sunday from 11am – 3:30pm.  Neighborhoods: Washington Sq. West Northern Liberties (2) Old City — Property # 1: 306-308 S 13th St #8, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Just Listed!  Newly Listed Center City Area Condo with Gated Parking Space!  Date / Time: Sunday October 19th, 12pm-1pm. Neighborhood: Washington Sq. West Listing Agent: Guillaume Lantoine On-Site...CONTINUE READING

Flex Zone: 5 Stephen Starr Locations Amongst USA Top 100

– Ahead of the Pack – Philadelphia’s Staple Restaurateur, Stephen Starr, boasts 5 restaurant locations amongst United States’ top 100. Rankings reflect gross revenue totals for independent restaurants, compiled by Restaurant Business Magazine. Photo Credit: Tati’s Tidbits — # 9 – Buddakan (Chelsea, New York) Est. $21.5 million (2013) # 70 – Parc (Rittenhouse, Philadelphia) Est. $11.9...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

Philadelphia 1 of America’s 10 “Most Innovative Cities”

CNN Tech cites Philadelphia amongst “Most Innovative Cities,” in 2014.  Photo Credit: Garen M. / Flickr  — CNN Tech recently highlighted America’s “Most Innovative Cities,” in 2014, with urban designations based upon the following credentials: technology, infrastructure, job creation & sustainability. Curators cited Philadelphia at # 8, praising Mayor Nutter’s green initiatives, foremost. Nutter set out to revitalize Philly as the Greenest City...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

Pop-Up Parks Replace Metered Spaces, as Parking Day Returns to Philly

Today – Friday September 19th, international initiative Parking Day returns to the streets of Philadelphia. The innovative, annual incarnation enters its 7th year demonstrating. With urbanization on the rise, Parking Day aims to “promote green & pedestrian-friendly urban spaces,” via mini pop-up parks. Throughout the city today, you can check out various exposés stretching from Walnut Street in Center City, to Cecil B....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

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