Philadelphia Real Estate Blog

Redfin Confirms: Philly Is a Seller’s Market

September 27th, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Redfin Confirms: Philly Is a Seller’s Market

Real estate site Redfin released its August housing report last week, giving a number of insights into the housing market that come as no surprise to the professionals: they already knew it was a seller's market. Home prices are high, and inventory is low - low enough that it actually cut into sales, which fell by 4.6 percent within incorporated Philadelphia. August this year saw 21 percent fewer homes on the market than in August 2015. Homes are also selling a...Read More

Just Reduced: 173 Parker Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128

September 27th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Reduced: 173 Parker Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Just Reduced: $279,000 Investor Alert: Cash flowing duplex within walking distance to Ivy Ridge Train Station and Main Street in Manayunk w/ 2 CAR PARKING!!! Each unit has 2beds/1bath. Property is well maintained and currently leased out for $2307.50+/month. Low maintenance, perfect for investor or owner occupant. Contact listing agent for lease information. Both units newer carpets, wood floors in 2nd floor unit and mechanicals, dining areas, washer/dryers in unit, and central air/heat. Convenient to everything Manayunk and Center City have...Read More

Just Sold: 1035 Spruce St Unit #LL2, Philadelphia, PA 19107

September 26th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 1035 Spruce St Unit #LL2, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Just Sold: $194,500 DON'T MISS this extra large garden level one bedroom condominium in the gorgeous Roberts Quay Condominiums mid-rise on the corner of 11th and Spruce just steps from Jefferson and all of center city! Walk through a long foyer and hallway which creates ample privacy into an oversized great room with brand new hardwood floors. Raised bedroom with plenty of natural lighting and large closet space just off living room. Updated kitchen with new tile and backsplash and stainless...Read More

Just Sold: 436 E Thompson St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

September 26th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 436 E Thompson St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Just Sold: $428,171 PHASE I SOLD OUT! Phase II available now! Introducing Awesometown, the next sustainable project by Postgreen Homes & the NKCDC. This new addition to the Fishtown community consists of 14 townhomes utilizing the latest in modern design, sustainable construction and urban planning. These units features 3 bedrooms, with the option to add a fourth, 2 full baths with a terrace, green roof & 2 CAR private parking. Open living, dining and kitchen boast hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, and...Read More

Philly Adds First Protected Bike Lanes

September 26th, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philly Adds First Protected Bike Lanes

It's a banner day for bike riders throughout the City of Brotherly Love. For a long time, biking advocates have pushed the city's administration for protected bike lanes, an amenity featured in just about every other major American city. Bike lanes make commuting safer not just for bikers, but for pedestrians and motorists as well. When Mayor Jim Kenney was sworn into office, he promised that bike lanes would be one of his priorities. Now, the fruit of that promise...Read More

Just Listed For Rent: 3725 Sharp St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

September 26th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Listed For Rent: 3725 Sharp St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Just  Listed For Rent: $1400/mo DON'T MISS this excellent value in the heart of Manayunk and steps from Main Street! This is a perfect starter home for anyone looking to enjoy all that Manayunk has to offer, or for those looking to commute into the city within minutes. This home has a great open first floor layout, with three separate rooms for those wanting a large dining room table. Can't miss the Philadelphia mural for those art lovers out there! Mud...Read More

Tickets to See Springsteen Sell Out In Minutes

September 22nd, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Tickets to See Springsteen Sell Out In Minutes

Are you a fan of The Boss, Bruce Springsteen? Would you like to see him in person? That's too bad for you, unless you were one of the lucky few who nabbed tickets to the musician's meet-and-greet at the Free Library of Philadelphia's Central Branch before they sold out in a matter of short minutes. Springsteen is coming into town on September 29th to promote his new memoir, Born to Run. Tickets to the event went on sale at 10...Read More

First Lady Coming to Town to Support Clinton

September 21st, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on First Lady Coming to Town to Support Clinton

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, brought the house down with her speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia at the end of July. It blew up on social media, encouraging and inspiring millions of Americans. Now, the popular Mrs. Obama will be back in town next week, this time to directly support Hillary Clinton. According to Clinton's campaign, Obama will “lay out what’s in stake in this election” on Wednesday, September 28th. As of this time it...Read More

Just Reduced: 221 N 23rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

September 21st, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Reduced: 221 N 23rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Reduced: $699,000 Renovated, Spacious (2800sq.ft.), 18ft wide, 4 bed PLUS DEN, townhome with 2 full baths, 2 half baths, 2 private decks and GARAGE in GREENFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT! First floor: garage, office, powder room and storage room. Second floor: LR, DR, gorgeous, renovated eat in kitchen with Bamboo flooring, cherry wood cabinets and wall mosaic tile imported from Lebanon, powder room, private patio. Third Floor: Two guest bedrooms, master bedroom/bath with Jacuzzi and Italian tile, laundry. Fourth Floor: loft bedroom,...Read More

Philly News Briefs: 9/2016

September 20th, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philly News Briefs: 9/2016

1.) Public urination is a problem in any big city, especially on transit systems. The sight and smell of people relieving themselves at, say, bus stations is a public nuisance - and also really gross. Soon enough, however, inappropriate pee-ers may find themselves splashed back. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is said to be testing this fall a new, clear-coat paint that sprays back any liquid that is shot upon it... including urine. Called "Ultra-Ever," the product has been...Read More