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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

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

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

KW Society Hill Launch Party (Photos)

Earlier this month, the KW Center City team gathered to celebrate the launch of our brand new office location in Washington Square, perfectly situated in the heart of Society Hill. Photo highlights below of The Atacan Group & KW Center City staff + the beautiful layout & buffet spreads (provided by Shanks, Primos & more)....CONTINUE READING

Rare South Philadelphia Area Buyer Opportunity

Newly Listed : 2723 S Smedley St | Philadelphia, PA 19145 Elaborate South Philadelphia Townhome ; Open layout with custom upgrades throughout. Listing Agent : Aaron Byles Debut Open House : Sunday June 1st, 1 – 3pm. 3 beds / 2 full baths. Custom trim work, hardwood floors & recessed lights throughout. Eat-in kitchen features...CONTINUE READING

Center City Sips Seasonal Debut

After a wildly popular summer 2013 series ; thrilled to have Center City Sips returning to Philadelphia.   — Center City Sips | Summer 2014 When? Every Wednesday, 5 – 7 pm June 4 – August 27 Where? Center City, Philadelphia Full list of Participating locations (via Center City District). Specials $3 beers $4 wine $5 cocktails Half...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

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

St. Paddy’s Celebrations Locally

Celebrate St. Paddy’s throughout Philly this weekend. Specialty events, local attractions & bar recommendations highlighted below. Cheers ! * FYI : St. Patrick’s Day is observed on Monday March 17th. — Events / Attractions (via Uwishunu) – St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday March 16th Begins at noon on 16th & JFK Concludes at the Art...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

Global Music Icon Embraces Collegiate Roots this Spring (Updated)

9-time Grammy winner returns to local alma mater this spring 2014. — Updated (5/21) – Watch John Legend’s moving speech from UPenn graduation [in full] below, via philly.com — Global singer & songwriter, Mr. John Legend (class of 1999), will deliver this year’s commencement speech for uPenn Class of 2014. The esteemed University will present...CONTINUE READING
Category:Events

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

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

Comcast & Time Warner Complete Merger

Reported by Philly.com, Thursday February the 13th. As discussed & rumored over the past several weeks, Comcast & Time Warner announced today that two massive companies will merge into a cable TV conglomerate. Comcast will control “the combined entity” in an “all-stock transaction valued at $45.2 billion.” Comcast CEO Brian Roberts quoted the merger as...CONTINUE READING