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Starbucks could mean Homebucks

Starbucks could mean Homebucks Check Out Noah Ostroff and Jake Dreyfuss of the Philly Living team at Keller Williams Center City discussing how a Starbucks near your home can potentially increase property value 97%! Fun Fact! Can you see the Realtor doing a video bomb? http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2015/01/29/research-finds-homeowners-living-close-to-starbucks-have-seen-property-values-skyrocket/ Sourced by: CBS

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

SEPTA Extends Overnight Weekends

Weekend Overnight Subway Service Extended Indefinitely The people of Philadelphia have spoken, late nite subways are here to stay [indefinitely]. Initially launched as pilot service this past summer, SEPTA announced continued overnight weekend subways through November 2nd, 2014 [at least]. Since its June 15th inception, overnight weekends have generated 15,000 riders per weekend [on average]. We imagine...CONTINUE READING

Reading Terminal Named Amongst “10 Great Public Spaces” in USA

Philly’s Own Reading Terminal Market Receives Lofty Recognition!  Photo Credit: Back 9 Network — Last Wednesday (October 1st), Philadelphia’s historic Reading Terminal Market gained nationwide recognition as 1 of the United States’ “10 Great Public Spaces.” Designation is curated by the Washington-based American Planning Association, and compiled annually. The APA initially reached out to Reading Terminal this past Spring...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia Amongst Most Affordable Millennial Markets

RealtyTrac. reports  as #5 most affordable housing market for Gen. Y buyers, according to recent study results. Research analyzed percentage of income needed by median earners, in order to purchase / rent median priced homes. In Philadelphia, buyers allocate 14.06% of income for current living situation. Median home price [as of April 2014] estimated $81,675, while...CONTINUE READING

Local 4th of July Festivities! (Updated)

Special events, programs & gatherings, celebrating Independence Day 2014 in the city of Philadelphia ! — – Friday July 4th –  Independence Day Parade Starts @ 11am ET 6th & Chestnut Old City Party on the Parkway Noon – 7pm ET 20th st – Eakins Oval Ben Franklin Parkway Art Museum area Philly 4th of...CONTINUE READING

10 Reasons to Live in Philadelphia This Summer

Local attractions, amenities & specials adding that extra spice to our city of brotherly love … — # 1 – Center City Sips Citywide happy hour specials every Wednesday evening, all summer long ! June 4th – August 28th / 5 – 7 pm weekly $3 beer, $4 wine, & $5 cocktails Sponsored by Center...CONTINUE READING

Philly’s 2nd Snowiest Winter Ever

This morning’s snowfall, calculated at been an unexpected back & forth between inclement weather & seemingly spring direction. Snowfall totals remain second to the 2009-10 winter season, a final sum of 78.7 inches. Think it’s safe to say that Philly collectively hopes we’re headed towards sunnier skies at this point. Stay warm ! – Resources...CONTINUE READING

Pennsylvania Top High Schools (2014)

The Philadelphia Business Journal recently highlighted the top 50 schools in Pennsylvania. We’re proud to share that not one, but two, Philadelphia based institutions that charted at #28 … and #1 (!), respectively. * Rankings were strictly based on average SAT scores, & calculated by the Philadelphia Business Journal. — # 28 | Central High...CONTINUE READING

Record Low Temperatures Blanket Philadelphia

After an uncharacteristically warm start to the week (high of 60 degrees), an ‘arctic blast’ emerged, blanketing the Philadelphia region (& much of the East Coast / Midwest) in bitter cold temperatures. Further details below on how to view every Philadelphia Real Estate Listing, including Philadelphia Condos visit www.CenterCityRealEstate.com Twitter : @CenterCityPHL | Instagram :...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features + Listing Update

Property #1 : 1237 N 6th St. Philadelphia, PA 19122 [Newly Listed] * Gorgeous Northern Liberties Area Red Brick Townhouse Date / Time : Sunday October 13th, 12-2pm Listing Agent : Adam Atacan On Site Agent : Eric Turner 4 beds / 2.5 baths Over 3,000 square feet of living space ! Open floor plan,...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Preview + Listing Updates

Property #1 : 233 Gaskill St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 Stunning Society Hill Townhouse with 1 Car Garage Parking ! Date / Time: Sunday October 6th, 1pm – 3pm Listing Agent: Justin Bresson 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 4 – stories + 2,880 square feet of living space Black, hardwood flooring throughout first story Family room with gas fireplace, 1/2 bathroom &...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [9/29]

Property #1 : 233 Gaskill St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 Stunning Society Hill Townhouse with 1 Car Garage Parking ! Date / Time: Sunday September 29th, 1pm – 3pm Listing Agent: Justin Bresson 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 4 – stories + 2,880 square feet of living space Black, hardwood flooring throughout first story Family room with gas fireplace, 1/2 bathroom...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [Sunday 9/22]

Full Summary :  Newly Listed :  233 Gaskill Street | Society Hill, Philadelphia Stunning Society Hill Townhouse with 1 Car Garage Parking ! Date / Time: Sunday September 22nd, 11am – 3pm Listing Agent: Justin Bresson 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 4 – stories + 2,880 square feet of living space Black, hardwood flooring throughout first story Family room...CONTINUE READING

Early Fall Listing Update

New Listing #1: 233 Gaskill St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 Stunning Society Hill Townhouse with 1 – Car Garage Parking ! 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 4 – stories + 2,880 square feet of living space Black, hardwood flooring throughout first story Family room with gas fireplace, 1/2 bathroom & private, outdoor deck Open living room, dining...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [9/14 – 9/15]

Property #1: 2201 Pemberton St. Philadelphia PA, 19146 Family-friendly, corner townhome on quiet, tree-lined South Philly block. Date / Time: Saturday September 14th, 1:30pm – 3pm Sunday September 15th, 12pm – 3pm Listing Agent: Stephanie Slapin On-Site Agents: Michael Caven [9/14] David Barrett [9/15] Highlights Include: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. Spacious first floor with large...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [9/8]

Property #1: 2201 Pemberton St. Philadelphia PA, 19146 Family-friendly, corner townhome on quiet, tree-lined South Philly block. Date / Time: Sunday September 8th, 12pm – 2pm Listing Agent: Stephanie Slapin On-Site Agent: Eric Turner Highlights Include: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. Spacious first floor with large living & dining area. Bright breakfast room with glass door...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [8/25]

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 25th, 1pm – 3pm Listing Agent: David Darami On-Site Agent: Matt DAntonio Highlights Include: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms + Private Garage Hardwood floors, enclosed patio & wood burning...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 [8/4]

Property #1: 129 Ellsworth St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 [Newly Listed] Luxurious Pennsport Area Townhome, Complete with Garage Parking!  Date / Time: Sunday August 4, 12pm – 2pm Listing Agent: Aaron Byles On-Site Agent: Guillaume Lantoine Highlights Include: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms Private patio, perfect for summertime BBQ’s  Kitchen fitted with premium cabinetry & stainless steel appliances...CONTINUE READING